During did, as is customary, we’re either holed up with family or we choose to take the luxury of a well-deserved mini-escape. Especially with the summer heat rolling in full force, there’s never a better time for a get away.
Here are four chilled out Eid getaway options in the UAE & beyond:
1. St. Regis @ Istanbul, Turkey
Like the world-famous New York branch, St. Regis in Istanbul provides the signature St. Regis Butler Service, to cater to all your needs and in the spirit of the festival the resort offers a tailored shopping retreat, in collaboration with Harvey Nichols.
Their Eid-Al Fitr package includes daily breakfast, an upgrade in the room category, early check in, late check-out and a food & beverage credit worth USD 100.
When: Package available 1-10 July 2016
How much: For a minimum stay of three nights, with a starting rate of € 310 (approx. AED 1285) + VAT per night.
2. Pool Access & Brunch @ Le Meridian Al Aqah Beach Resort, Fujairah
If you’re looking for a day out with family or friends instead of a day in, Le Meridian has discounted rates for lunch, brunch and pool access-
Eid Lunch: Enjoy a fabulous treat on the 1st and 3rd day of Eid- Al-Fitr 2016 with Special Lunch @ AED 175
Eid Brunch: Enjoy a wide variety of cuisines on the auspicious occasion of Eid-Al-Fitr (2nd Day) at Le Meridien AL Aqah Beach Resort. Experience unforgettable brunch experience with your family and friends @ AED 222 (brunch + soft drinks) and AED 275 (brunch + soft and alcoholic beverages)
How Much: Dhs 222 per person (brunch + soft drinks)
Dhs 275 per person (brunch + soft and alcoholic beverages)
50% discount for Kid’s below the age of 12
Eid beach & pool access: Spend this Eid’s holidays with family & friends splashing your day away! Get beach and pool access at Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort + AED 50 voucher which can be redeemed at any F&B outlet during Eid-Al- Fitr festival.
How Much: AED 200
3. Staycation @ Anantara Resorts, Abu Dhabi
Just a short road trip away, celebrate Eid-al Fitr at one of the five lavish Anantara resorts at Abu Dhabi for an unforgettable time.
Each one of the resorts has its own theme for whatever you’re in the mood for:
Anatara Al Yamm Villa Resort- Located on the shores of Sir Bani Yas Island, explore the beautiful landscape with rates from AED1,900* for an overnight stay and breakfast for two
Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara- Offers tranquil natural beauty within easy reach of the city for AED700*for an overnight stay with breakfast for two.
Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara – Blends traditional desert culture with signature luxury for AED1,500* for an overnight stay including breakfast for two.
Anantara Al Sahel Villa Resort- Situated on the private nature reserve of Sir Bani Yas Island, just off the coast of Abu Dhabi, at the heart of the Arabian Wildlife Park. Take a journey through the wildlife with rates from AED1,500* for an overnight stay and breakfast for two.
Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara– Admire the sweeping views over the spectacular landscape and the Arabian Gulf’s sparkling waters for AED 800* for an overnight stay including breakfast for two.
*Rates are subject to 10%Service Charge, 6%Tourism Fee, 4%Municipality Fee and AED15 Municipality Room Fees per room per night.
4. Staycation @ Conrad, Dubai
If you’re not looking to travel too far and cosy up in town, Conrad Dubai has a 25% discount on room rates this summer along with other packages for Eid Al Fitr. It doesn’t have to be far to feel like a holiday.
Starting from Rate: 464 AED ++ (Room only for two adults)
Discount: Up to 25% off
Booking Period: From now till 04 Sept 2016
Stay Period: From now till 09 October 2016