When it comes to dreamy sunsets and awe-inspiring staycations, Dubai is a leader in luxury getaways on your doorstep. With a mirage of options at your fingertips, expect to be spoilt for choice when selecting your summer stay-cay this year. With added bonus deals and discounts, whilst the weather is heating up, the rates are cooling down. Here’s a selection of our favourite summer offers to enjoy with iced beverage in hand; you can thank us later!
One&Only Royal Mirage
With the UAE Legendary Staycation, residents can check-in for a regal getaway at One&Only Royal Mirage, with a host of exclusive extras included in their rate. As well as complimentary daily breakfast and 4pm late check-out, guests will be given an AED 500 lifestyle resort credit per room per night, redeemable against food, beverages and spa treatments at the property. Access to temperature-controlled pools, an expansive private beach and lush gardens makes this a serene weekend escape, while those looking to make a splash and stay three nights or more are also treated to complimentary Aquaventure Waterpark tickets. It’s valid until September 30.
Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai
Overlooking the sapphire waters of the Arabian Gulf, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai is a luxe beachfront staycation spot, offering 20% off the best available rates for UAE residents until September 10. A haven of relaxation, check-in to one of the elegant rooms and suites overlooking the shimmering sea or majestic skyline, dine at gourmet restaurants including fine Portuguese flavours at Tasca or playful Japanese cuisine at Netsu, and enjoy pampering spa treatments in the enormous resort spa.
Park Hyatt Dubai
An idyllic retreat on the banks of the majestic Dubai Creek, prepare to be transported with a serene staycation at Park Hyatt Dubai. Perched right on the marina its multitude of award-winning restaurants, adults-only Lagoon Beach and Championship Dubai Creek Golf Course keep travellers of all agendas occupied, with summer staycation rates from AED 850. Available until August 31, rates include complimentary breakfast at Brasserie du Park, unlimited access to the two family-friendly swimming pools, adults-only Lagoon Beach and state-of-the-art fitness centre, as well as free access to Dubai Creek Golf driving range and mini-golf. Exclusive rates are offered on a range of sports from golf to padel tennis lessons, and there’s a further 20% discount on dining at selected restaurants.
Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa
All summer long, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa will be offering UAE residents to beat the balmy summer heat with a cool staycation deal. With the ‘Ultimate Staycation’, guests can enjoy a daily breakfast spread at all-day dining Brasserie 2.0, full access to the hotel’s range of facilities including plunging pools and white sandy beach and a 25% discount on food and beverages across the resort. Guests will also have the option to go half board, which includes daily dinner at Brasserie 2.0, or opt for an AED 250 credit voucher which can be redeemed at any of the resort’s signature restaurants. Rates start from AED 857.
Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
Enjoy a summer staycation a Dukes the Palm, A Royal Hideaway Hotel. Relax, and as well as complimentary daily breakfast at Great British Restaurant, and access to an exclusive private luxury beach, infinity pool, lazy river, and Dukesy Kids Club, UAE residents will be able to redeem an automatic AED 250 credit per room per night against food and beverages at the Palm Jumeirah hotel.
Address Beach Resort
With the Summer Savers offer at the newly opened Address Beach Resort, UAE residents can avail 30 per cent off the best available rates, plus breakfast and dinner included when booking one or two nights at the new JBR beach resort. Enjoy the breath-taking views of the Arabian Gulf, Ain Dubai, Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah from one of the spacious and contemporary rooms or suites and don’t miss the opportunity to dip into the world’s highest infinity pool, located on Level 77 of the resort.
One&Only The Palm
Enjoy a summer escape to the five-star One&Only The Palm and enjoy a generous array of extras as a UAE resident until September 30. Included in the room rate, guests can enjoy a complimentary daily breakfast, AED 500 lifestyle resort credit to spend on food, beverages and treatments at the pampering Guerlain Spa. There’s a complimentary 2pm late check-out, 20% discount on water sports activities, and complimentary Aquaventure Waterpark access for guests staying three nights or more.
FIVE Palm Jumeirah
The ultimate lively address on the Palm Jumeirah, check-in to FIVE Palm Jumeirah for a minimum of four nights and only pay for three. As well as offering a gourmet collection of globally influenced dining experiences, an array of pools and golden stretch of private beachfront await.
Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach and Four Seasons Hotel DIFC
Dubai residents can enjoy an exclusive all-access pass to both Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach and Four Seasons Hotel DIFC, allowing them the opportunity to discover the very best dining, beach and relaxation at both properties. Guests booking the Resident Key are invited to make the most of the Jumeirah Resort’s extensive private beach with savings on cabana bookings, and they can also take advantage of 20 per cent savings in the coveted MINA Brasserie restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel DIFC. Key-holders are also entitled to a complimentary room upgrade (Subject to availability upon check-in). Contact Four Seasons to unlock the UAE Resident Key via WhatsApp, or call 00971 4 270 7777.
W Dubai – The Palm
For a holiday closer to home, the ever-playful W Dubai – The Palm is offering a ‘Stellar Staycation’ for UAE residents, available until September 1. Included in the rate, guests can enjoy a daily buffet breakfast at Liv, 25% discount across all food & beverage venues which include Akira Back’s self-titled restaurant and Italian beachfront hotspot, Torno Subito, as well as a 50% discount on indulgent massages at the ultra-luxe AWAY Spa. For families, kids under 12 eat and stay for free. Rates start from AED 650.
Bab Al Shams
Hit refresh this summer at a lush desert hideaway with an all-inclusive stay at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort. Exclusive to UAE and GCC residents, the infinity summer staycation is priced at AED 2,500 per night based on two adults sharing and includes an overnight stay in modern Bedouin-inspired lodgings, full-board dining and six hours of free-flowing beverages. Enjoy a hearty breakfast at Al Forsan restaurant, lap up the rays at the resort’s infinity pool then enjoy a poolside lunch with two hours of premium drinks. As the golden sun sets behind the rolling dunes, guests can head for sunset sips at Al Sarab Rooftop Lounge, then enjoy a dinner buffet at Al Hadheerah restaurant with two hours of free-flowing drinks.
The Westin Mina Seyahi
Having opened its new Mina Seyahi waterpark, Jungle Bay, earlier this year, The Westin Mina Seyahi has introduced a family-friendly staycation for UAE residents. With Skip, Slide & Stay guests can embrace the very best of the hotel’s resort experience, with discounted room rates from AED 900 per room for up to two adults and two children under 12, breakfast at Mina’s Kitchen, and dinner at any of The Westin restaurants, which range from alfresco Italian to pan-Asian flavours. Of course, access to Jungle Bay Waterpark is also included.
Jumeirah Beach Hotel
For a child-friendly getaway this spring, families can save up to 40% on the best available rate at the ever-popular Jumeirah Beach Hotel while enjoying exclusive privileges and further discounts on dining. Children aged 11 and below eat for free, there’s 15% off selected beverages and benefits even continue even after guests have checked out. Guests will take home a voucher for the award-winning Talise Spa, valid for six months, a complimentary one-week J Club Membership with personal training and fitness assessment valid until December 31. The hotel is also offering complimentary Global Village tickets for a fun-filled family trip as well as the opportunity to splash around with free non-motorised water sports and unlimited complimentary access to Wild Wadi Waterpark.
The Ritz-Carlton DIFC
For a chic city staycation, The Ritz-Carlton DIFC has unveiled a trio of staycation deals perfect for making the most of Dubai weekends. The UAE residents staycation rate, starting from AED 830 per room per night, includes overnight accommodation, daily breakfast plus complimentary lunch or dinner at Café Belge. Those looking to indulge in some much-needed me-time can book the Wellness Package, inclusive of an overnight stay, breakfast for two and two massages, with rates from AED 1,350. And those looking to experience everything the hotel has to offer can book the ‘Weekend Out’ package, which includes an early check-in at midday, brunch at Café Belge/Flair 5 for two, plus two cocktails at Flair 5 afterwards. The following day enjoy a delectable in-room breakfast, make use of the five-star facilities and enjoy a Saturday afternoon tea experience before late check-out at 5pm.
Hilton Dubai Jumeirah and Hilton Dubai The Walk
For a chilled-out beach break in the heart of JBR, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah and Hilton Dubai The Walk invite UAE residents to enjoy an extended family vacation in one of the contemporary guest rooms and take advantage of a complimentary breakfast, and choice of three-course dinner and glass of grape at either Italian restaurant Bice Ristorante or the ever-popular Mango Tree Thai Bistro. Early check-in, late check-out and a 20% discount on selected restaurants is also included. It’s valid on stays until September 15, 2021.
Anantara The Palm
Anantara The Palm is rolling out the red carpet for UAE residents this season. Included in the room rate, guests can wake up each morning to a gourmet breakfast of international flavours, enjoy 20% off at the resort’s award-winning portfolio of restaurants, that includes punchy Asian flavours at Mekong, healthy eats and treats at Revo Café and picture-perfect sundowners at The Lotus Lounge. There’s also 25% off selected resort activities, whether your staycation style is pampering treatments at the spa or high-octane adventure on the water, as well as a 25% discount across all room categories. Room rates start from AED 699.
FIVE Jumeirah Village
FIVE Jumeirah Village invites guests to staycation in style and make the most of the incredible offerings on their doorstep with a new all-inclusive room rate starting from AED 1,150 for two. On the menu, internationally influenced gourmet street food is served up to the sounds of a live DJ at Soul St, while chef Giuseppe Pezzella brings his signature flair to Trattoria by Cinque, with an authentic Italian menu served up in a buzzy atmosphere. Sip sundowners by the social poolside, or fuel up with speciality coffees and sweet treats at One For The Road. It’s coupled with complimentary beach access at the chic Beach by FIVE beach club at FIVE Palm Jumeirah, ensuring guests can bask in the best of both worlds during their unforgettable city getaway.
InterContinental Dubai Festival City
Through a partnership with Novo Cinemas, InterContinental Dubai Festival City is upping the fun on its UAE staycation deal, offering complimentary cinema tickets with every room booking. Enjoy an overnight stay, complimentary breakfast for two, access to all of the hotel’s top facilities plus see a movie of your choice at either the Novo IMAX experience or Novo 7-star experience. Rates start from AED 499.
Fairmont The Palm
A wallet-friendly staycation on the Palm Jumeirah, UAE residents can check into Fairmont The Palm’s Arabian-inspired escape for AED 699 per night, and receive an AED 699 dining credit back to spend on food and drink across the hotel’s portfolio of restaurants, including in-room dining. There’s plenty to choose from whether it’s colourful pan-Asian dishes at Ba, the vibrant flavours of India at Little Miss India, or casual Mediterranean fare at Seagrill Bistro, plus all guests enjoy access to the resort private beach and no less than eight temperature-controlled swimming pools. It’s valid until September 24.
JA The Resort
For a holiday that feels worlds away from the city, UAE residents can check-in to one of three hotels at JA The Resort, found just 20 minutes from Dubai Marina, and be rewarded with a generous 40% off room rates between now and September 30, in celebration of the brand’s 40th birthday. It’s valid across all rooms and suites at JA Palm Tree Court, JA Beach Hotel and the contemporary JA Lake View, using the code ‘SUMMER’.