Eid Al-Adha is around the corner, and UAE residents are looking forward to a potential 4-day or even a 5-day weekend.

This extended break is the perfect opportunity to unwind, recharge, and explore new destinations.

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The break is expected to fall around Saturday, June 15th or Sunday, June 16th. Official confirmation will be based on moon sighting closer to the date. Depending on when Arafat Day falls, you can enjoy a 4-day or a 5-day weekend.

Looking to travel beyond the GCC? Here are some incredible one-flight getaway options:

Dreaming of an escape this Eid Al Adha? Look no further than this curated list of incredible destinations, perfect for a quick getaway from the GCC. From Indian and Srilanka to the Maldives – we’ve curated a list of EW-approved summer properties you can visit during the Eid Al-Adha break.


Ananda in the Himalayas, Rishikesh

Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the Himalayas at Ananda, a world-renowned holistic wellness retreat. This former palace estate offers a haven of peace and rejuvenation, with Ayurveda, yoga, meditation, and healthy cuisine designed to restore balance and harmonize energy.

SUJÁN Sher Bagh, Ranthambhore by Relais Chateaux


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Nestled on the edge of Ranthambore National Park, SUJÁN Sher Bagh transports you back to the golden age of safaris. This luxurious tented camp offers an unparalleled wildlife experience. Explore the park with expert guides and witness the majesty of tigers in their natural habitat. Relax by the pool, enjoy delicious meals prepared with fresh ingredients, and soak in the ambiance of a bygone era.

Sri Lanka

Kayaam House, Tangalle


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Find your sanctuary at Kayaam House, a spiritual retreat on Sri Lanka’s south coast.This secluded spot offers a focus on restoration and recovery, with an outdoor yoga pavilion, infinity pool, and Ayurvedic treatments available. Unwind in the chic setting and reconnect with yourself amidst lush greenery.

Ahu Bay, Southern Coastline


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Embrace a slower pace of life at Ahu Bay. This centrally located resort offers a blend of authentic Sri Lankan beach life and contemporary comfort. Personalized concierge service and a relaxed vibe ensure a truly restorative experience. Reconnect with yourself and others in this idyllic beachfront setting.


One&Only Reethi Rah


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Indulge in ultimate luxury at One&Only Reethi Rah, an all-pool villa resort perfect for families. The resort offers spacious one and two-bedroom villas with private pools, sundecks, and direct beach access. Enjoy unforgettable moments by the shore with your loved ones.

Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa

Celebrate Eid Al-Adha in style at Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa, a luxurious all-pool villa resort perfect for families. This idyllic escape awaits you amidst the crystal-clear waters of the North Malé Atoll, just a four-hour flight from Dubai. The resort is conveniently accessible via a 20-minute speedboat transfer from Velana International Airport, making it the perfect choice for a quick getaway.

What to pack for your Eid Al Adha getaway:

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