Great places to holiday over the next two weeks

Brilliant deals in Abu Dhabi and beyond

Abu Dhabi

Aloft Al Ain - Family offer
Fancy a getaway to The Garden City of the UAE? This hotel offers a relaxing break that won’t break the bank. The great offer allows kids up to the age of 12 to eat for free and gives parents 50 percent off a second room for kids and young adults who are aged up to 21.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium Development, Al Ain, (03 713 8891).

Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi - Summer savings
Check out all the top sights in the capital from this classy hotel, positioned just minutes away from the Corniche and featuring a host of top-class facilities, including dining spots, an onsite fitness centre and a soothing spa. Rooms during the summer start at Dhs250, including breakfast and free wi-fi.
From Dhs250 per person, per night. Until September 31. Sheikh Hamdan Street, (02 616 6222).

Rest of the UAE

Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort - 15% Off

Stay a little longer and not only will you benefit from more time to enjoy your luxurious room, you can also save a few precious dirhams. Stay for three nights or more and you’ll get 15 percent off the room rate, with daily breakfast thrown in, too.
From Dhs656 per room, per night. Ongoing. Palm Jumeirah, (04 567 8888).

InterContinental Dubai Festival City - 28% Off

Sitting proudly on the water’s edge of the historic Dubai Creek and within easy reach of Dubai Festival City mall, this hotel is the perfect blend of modernity and tradition. You can enjoy the old and the new for 28 percent less when you book directly with IHG Hotels.
From Dhs646 per room, per night. Until December 31. Dubai Festival City, (800 4642).

The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina - 50% Off

How much can you possibly do in one night? Well, how about a stay in a luxury room at a hotel with splendid views of the Arabian Gulf, plus 50 percent off all food and beverages, relaxing spa treatments and fun watersports. That’s the top offer for UAE residents that’s being billed as Summer Mina Madness. Take advantage before they come to their senses.
From Dhs630 per room, per night. Until August 31. Dubai Marina, (04 511 7771).

Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah - 20% Off

Enjoy a UAE getaway at a lavish hotel, featuring nine stylish restaurants and lounges, scores of palatial rooms with sea and golf course views and 350 metres of beautiful private beach. Reserve your stay now and you’ll get 20 percent off the best available room rate, complimentary breakfast and dinner, plus ample access to those golden sands. You can expect the usual Waldorf star treatment here.
From Dhs1,020 per room, per night. Until December 17. Vienna Street, Ras Al Khaimah, (07 203 5555).


Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort - 30% Off

Live it up at the highest five-star resort in the Middle East. If you really want to get away from it all, there’s no better place to come than this opulent Oman spot. The majestic hideway provides a wide range of superb room options, including spacious accommodation with captivating canyon views and private villas with their own pools in garden seclusion or overlooking a cliff. Best of all, you get 30 percent off the best flexible rate for a room or villa, a daily buffet for two at Al Maison restaurant and discounts at the spa. Get those bags packed for a fantastic retreat.
From Dhs1,049 per room, per night. Ongoing. Jebel Akhdar, (+968 2521 8000).

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