10 of the best UAE staycations to celebrate Islamic New Year

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10 of the best UAE staycations to celebrate Islamic New Year
8 of the best UAE staycations to celebrate Islamic New Year

With the Hijri New Year just around the corner (we can almost taste that long weekend!), we’ve rounded up some of the best staycations to celebrate Islamic New Year. Make the most of that extra day of relaxation and book yourself a chilled out a weekend in the sun. Whether it’s solo, with your girlfriends, family or your S/O you’re sure to find you’re perfect staycation here!

Bab Al Shams, Al Qudra Road
Stay in true decadence at his desert resort and spa with their Savour Memories staycation offer. Priced from Dhs799, you will receive at superior room, Dhs200 dining credit, complimentary breakfast, complimentary falcon show, access to the gym and stunning infinity pool which overlooks the desert. You will feel like you are the only people on the planet at this stunningly secluded resort.


Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens
Zabeel House has some seriously good offers to celebrate the new Islamic year. The Splash and Stay package starts from Dhs350 and includes access to the Wild Wadi Waterpark and breakfast for two. Or go all-out with The Ultimate Weekender which is sure to give you a super busy weekend! The offer includes Friday brunch for two at LAH LAH, four post-brunch drinks vouchers, a relaxing massage at the Native Club Spa, breakfast and entry to the waterpark all wrapped up with a late 5pm checkout for Dhs 1,299 per couple.

The Meydan, Meydan Racecourse Al Meydan Road
Celebrate Hijri New Year with The Meydan’s staycation offer. Starting from Dhs699, your vacay will include complimentary breakfast at the Farriers Restaurant, complimentary Hijri New Year themed set menu lunch or dinner, 25% off food, beverages and spa services plus access to the fully-equipped gym and a uh-mazing infinity pool overlooking the racecourse.

InterContinental Fujairah Resort, Fujairah
Book your stay at InterContinental Fujairah Resort up until the 31st August and breakfast *and* dinner are both included! You can order in-room or dine at NAMA Global Dining. Plus, they’re also throwing in an early check-in or late check-out subject to availability too!

The Ritz-Carlton, JBR
If you’re a UAE resident then this is a staycation offer just for you! Available all the way through September 30th, you can stay at The Ritz-Carlton in a luxurious sea-facing room or suite and receive complimentary brekkie for two, 25% off food and beverages and access to the gorgeous private beach and swimming pools.

Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa, Dubai Marina
The Brunchilicious Weekend Package at the Le Royal Meridien is perfect for making the most of a long weekend. Your overnight stay includes a buffet breakfast in Restaurant Brasserie 2.0, complimentary Friday brunch at Zengo from 8pm to 11pm with unlimited servings of hot and cold starters, mains, desserts and non-alcoholic beverages, plus complementary pool and beach access. Bruncilicious!

Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi
The Ultimate Staycation with Breakfast offer gives you a huge 40% off the best available rate, combined with daily complimentary breakfast and 20% off all food and drinks throughout the stay. Plus, they’re also throwing in early check in and late check-out so you can literally make the most of the weekend, every minute of it!

Caesars Palace, Bluewaters Dubai
This is another one exclusively for all you UAE residents, stay at Caesars and benefit from 35% off the best available rate, daily breakfast, plus dinner at ant participating Caesars restaurants, or if you’re totally wiped from a day by the pool you can order in too! Then you can make the most of the gorgeous settings and relax on the pristine private beach and temperate controlled infinity pools.


Raffles Dubai, Wafi
This Raffles staycation is a ‘royal getaway with a sumptuously appointed room or suite with a private balcony and stunning views’. Prices start at Dhs700 and include breakfast and Dhs200 dining credit. You can also embrace the summer by experiencing a range of refreshing and detoxifying treatments, such as The Aromatherapy Massage, which is a 60 minute tailored body massage for Dhs405. The perfect way to relax!

Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
From Dhs 1,050 per night The Mandarin Oriental are treating you to an overnight stay, daily breakfast for two, early check-in, 3pm check-out, a selection of local amenities, 10% off all spa treatments and daily dining credit of minimum Dhs150 at The Emirates Palace. As if that wasn’t enough, you can also get even more benefits when you join the Fans of M.O scheme. Sign us up!