Eid al-Adha is almost here and the public four-day holiday has already been announced. The UAE will be celebrating from Thursday 30 July till Sunday 2 August as offices will re-open Monday 3 August. Unlike Eid el Fitr this year, there are more places open now due to the decrease in COVID-19 cases.
Hotels have begun opening their pools and beaches, and some of your favourite restaurants are back with the dishes that you love.
With all the great deals that many places are offering, we've rounded up the best places where you should celebrate Eid al-Adha in Abu Dhabi this weekend. Scroll down to take a look...
This well-known luxury five star hotel is offering a 15 percent discount on all dining establishments at the hotel if you're a guest. You'll also be able to use their pool facilities, beach and enjoy their early check-in and late check-out. Rates start from Dhs945 for stays between July 29 and August 2.
The St Regis Abu Dhabi
Whether you're staying at St Regis Abu Dhabi, or St Regis in Saadiyat Island, you'll definitely have a relaxing staycation. Both hotels are perfect for weekend getaways with their pool facilities now open, as well as the beach in the Saadiyat branch. If you're not keen on the heat, then their food is a perfect reason to go as well. Stays start from Dhs725 and are valid between July 30 and August 2.
Saadiyat Beach Club
One of our favourite Abu Dhabi hotspots has finally re-opened its pool! Saadiyat Beach Club is hosting brunch from Friday July 30 to Sunday August 1 for the Eid al-Adha holiday. And if you've ever tasted Saadiyat Beach Club's food, you'll know why we're so excited. Packages start at Dhs299 per person from 1pm-4pm for three days.
Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island
Another great location on Saadiyat Island is Rixos Premium. You can enjoy this gorgeous hotel's all-inclusive facilities at great rates. For Eid al-Adha, Rixos Premium is giving 20 percent discount on room rates and 20 percent off in-room dining when booking directly with the hotel. For more information, call 02 492 2222.
Rosewood Abu Dhabi
This well-known four star hotel in Abu Dhabi is offering a special seasonal menu for their Lebanese restaurant, Sambusek. With prices starting from Dhs260 per person, it's a difficult offer to refuse.
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Craving some fine dining? Cipriani in Yas Island has got it all. This restaurant has prepared a special Eid al-Adha menu where you can enjoy plenty of dishes created especially for the season. Don't forget to book beforehand!
Yas Island's theme parks
If you're feeling active and adventurous this weekend, we have great news! Three of Yas Island's most popular attractions will be opening in time for Eid al-Adha on 29 July. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi and CLYMB Abu Dhabi will be back in business, and are allowing annual passholders in a day early, on July 28. The regular COVID-19 health & safety guidelines will be placed, and 30 percent capacity is allowed.