Eid Al Adha is nearly here which means you need to plan that getaway ASAP.

Whether you’re after a unique staycation that doesn’t require getting on a plane, or if you want a far away holiday without having to travel over five hours to get there, we’ve done the research and acted as your bespoke travel agent. Here’s the best Eid Al Adha getaway deals for you:


Where: JA Palm Tree Court


Why go: A lavish five-star property – situated on the shores of a palm-lined beach – provides an array of family-friendly features in a casual luxury atmosphere. The residence is the epitome of opulence, featuring an extravagant collection of spacious two-bedroom suites, one-bedroom suites and junior suites.

The deal: Garden View Junior suite including all meal plans, pool & beach access. Resort facilities included as well.

Price: From Dhs1,099 per night

Validity: September 8, 2016 to September 16, 2016

To make a booking: (04) 8145500 or email reservations@jaresorts.com

Where: Jumeirah Beach Hotel 


Why go: A staycation that the entire family can enjoy, giving a luxurious home away from home feel.

The deal: Ocean View room, complimentary buffet breakfast at selected restaurants as well as unlimited and direct access to Talise Fitness and Spa facilities, Wild Wadi Waterpark, and the beach for the duration of your stay. There’s also a complimentary diving course in the resort pool. Families have complimentary access to Sinbad’s Kids Club, while complimentary Wi-Fi can accessed across the resort.

Price: Best available room rates start from Dhs1,125 per night

Validity: September 8, 2016 until September 14, 2016

To make a booking: (04) 4068500 or email JBHreservations@jumeirah.com;


Where: Dusit Thani, Abu Dhabi

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Why go: Indulge in a cosy escape at the hotel featuring the world’s third highest atrium.

The deal: Simply check in at your convenient time and check out 24 hours later at no additional charge. Enjoy 20 per cent discount at select food and beverage outlets and on select spa treatments at Namm Spa. Complimentary internet access throughout your stay as well as complimentary movies-on-demand.

Price: From Dhs507 per night. You can even enjoy an upgrade from a Deluxe Room to a spacious One-Bedroom Junior Suite for an additional Dhs150 per night.

Validity: Until September 30, 2016

To make a booking: (02) 6988888

Where: Taj Dubai, Downtown

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Why go: Taj Dubai is taking tasteful luxury up a notch with the most exorbitant package yet. Live like the Maharajas of India in the luxury Burj view, Grand Luxury suite, Maharajah suite and the Presidential suite. When you wake from your deep royal slumber, find your way to the Club Lounge and feast on the exclusive breakfast and royal teas.

The deal: Private pool villa including meal plans and resort facilities and all the benefits of the Taj Club Lounge. If you book into the Maharaja or Presidential Suite you also get complimentary airport transfers. Exclusive check in and check out facilities, round-the-clock service from trained butlers.

Price: From Dhs1,200

Validity: Until September 30, 2016

To make a booking: (04) 4383100 or email reservations tthdxb@tajhotels.com

Where: Al Tilal Liwa

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Why go: Perched on the edge of the majestic Rub Al Kahli desert, the hotel is all about rolling sand dunes and desert experiences in the evening. During the day, lounge in the cool confines of your private balcony or under an umbrella by the pool. Remember your sunscreen and show off your glowing tan, when you’re back at the office.

The deal: Breakfast at Al Baidya Restaurant. Family of two adults and two children below six years will receive complimentary Wi-Fi connection, desert activities and full access to a wide variety of recreation facilities. Fifty per cent discount for kids between ages six to 12.

Price: From Dhs749

Validity: September 8, 2016 to September 14, 2016

To make a booking: (02) 8946111 or email reservations.tilal@danathotels.com

Where: Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Downtown

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Why go: One for all the pharmaceutical and corporate teams in Dubai. Treat members of your team to a relaxing stay. They are sure to thank you by working doubly hard.

The deal: Single occupancy from Dhs300 per night and double occupancy from Dhs350 per night including breakfast. You can also avail of the complimentary shuttle to Dubai Mall and Kite Beach

Validity: Until September 31, 2016

To make a booking: (050) 3613586


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Where: Corinthia Hotel Budapest

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Why go: Leave the world behind and focus on each other in the historic and romantic heart of Hungary. The hotel’s Get Twogether experience has been designed specifically for couples. Guests enjoy a getaway to the most intriguing and memorable city in Central Europe, with a package that combines romantic experiences with the excitement of exploring the city’s historical sites, beautiful parks, shopping and vibrant contemporary art scene from one of the city’s grandest properties.

The deal: Room, complimentary breakfast, 50-minute ESPA Aromatherapy massage for two, three-course set-menu candle lit dinner at Brasserie & Atrium and access to the Royal Spa.

Price: From Dhs360 per night

Validity: Until December 23, 2016

To make a booking: corinthia.com

Where: Enchanted Island Resort, Seychelles


Why go: An island paradise with 10 luxurious private villas that make it the perfect romantic getaway for couples seeking a haven of luxury and relaxation. The secluded five-star boutique island hideaway is a hidden gem in the Indian Ocean. Surrounded by white sand, turquoise water and lush tropical flora, guests can experience tranquillity amidst the most spectacular surroundings.

The deal: Private pool villa on full-board basis.

Price: From Dhs3,246

Validity: September 8, 2016 to September 16, 2016

To make a booking: (04) 8145500 or email reservations@jaresorts.com

Where: Four Seasons Milan


Why go: While a visit to the Bel Paese (beautiful country) any time of the year needs no excuse whatsoever, this deal makes it even more appealing. A stroll in the hotel’s well-manicured garden makes the perfect starting point before you head out for a day of sightseeing and shopping.

The Deal: 15 per cent discount on room rates or book for three nights and get the fourth night free.

Validity: Until September 30, 2016

Price: From Dhs3,413

To make a booking: fourseasons.com

Where: ME London


Why go: It doesn’t get more central than this historical hotel where gusts are greeted with a glass of bubbly.  With close proximity to the city’s main theatres, exclusive boutiques and fashionable hot spots, get ready for some serious spending.

The Deal: The hotel has partnered with Rolls-Royce for you to be chauffeur driven for three consecutive houses when you book for two nights or more in a suite and you also get 30 per cent off the booking rate.

Price: From Dhs2,137 per night

Validity: Until September 30, 2016

To make a booking: melia.com

Where: Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, India


Why go: An experience at the princely city of Jodhpur begins with enchanting views of ancient forts and heritage that lay magnificent in their own charm. Get caught in the spectacular setting of stunning palaces, steeped in rich history and Rajputani traditions. As part of a unique dining experience, you can tuck into a Peacock Thali with folk shows on the Rambagh Lawns or enjoy a private lunch at the Baradari.

The deal: A minimm of 15 per cent discount on best room rate and 20 per cent discount on food in select outlets.

Price: From Dhs2,620 per night

Validity: Until December 30, 2016

To make a booking: reservations@tajhotels.com

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