Eid is a time for family travel and celebration.
But when it’s a large family one that costs thousands of dirhams in tickets alone, a long weekend break can also be enjoyed with a fancy staycation in your own backyard.
Emirates 24|7 brings together top breaks across the UAE this Eid that allows you to pick and choose from island getaways, desert hideaways and urban holidays.
The Ajman Palace Hotel
Hospitality Management Holdings is offering a 20 per cent discount on bed and breakfast at all hotels within the group’s network.
Elaborating on the offer, Laurent A Voivenel, CEO of HMH – Hospitality Management Holdings, stated, “Eid Al Fitr marks the end of the Ramadan and is one of the most joyous occasions for families who come together from far and near to celebrate the festival.
“The holidays during Eid make it possible for both regional and domestic guests to enjoy a relaxing break closer to home. Hence we are delighted to offer this amazing discount to our valued customers in recognition of their support and preference for our various hotels.”
For Eid The Ajman Palace Hotel, will be laying out a feast in a setting at the VIP Majlis.
Set on a private beach, this hideaway is a heritage resort offering facilities catered towards Arabian hospitality.
A two-night stay at the hotel is going for Dh1,500 approximately for two people, inclusive of taxes.
Fun for the family
Danat Jebel Dhanna, Abu Dhabi
In celebration of Eid Al Fitr, Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort is offering a weekend getaway for a family of four, with a brunch feast.
With the perfect ambiance for absolute relaxation, share the fun with your loved ones by booking an Eid Stay Package for a family of four starting from Dh899, inclusive of a buffet breakfast at Tides Restaurant.
The package includes a 20 per cent discount on all F&B outlets along with massage and spa services.
Visit Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort on July 8 and you can have a brunch buffet at Tides Restaurant for Dh 135 per person, plus taxes. The all-dining restaurant serves international cuisines including Mediterranean, Asian, and European cuisines.
Between July 7 and 9, the resort is also offering a barbecue dinner at Tides Restaurant for Dh120 per person, plus taxes.
The offer is valid only for UAE and GCC residents this Eid weekend. Rates are subject to applicable taxes and service charge.
Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts
If a remote getaway is what the heart years this Eid but the airfare to far flung destinations will cause a hole in your wallet, then hop on to a ferry or a plane and head over to Sir Bani Yas Island for a remote getaway.
Anantara Desert Resorts is hosting a special Eid getaway deal across its three properties, with Al Yamm Villa Resort offering the simplicity of a traditional Emirati fishing village the 30 luxury villas starting at Dh1,900, plus taxes, for an overnight stay and breakfast for two.
Anantara Al Sahel Villa Resort is situated on the private nature reserve of Sir Bani Yas Island at the heart of the Arabian Wildlife Park.
This African-inspired property also provides an authentic environment for wild animals to roam freely, with an intimate cluster of 30 villas.
You can watch oryx and giraffe grazing the savannah from your private terrace with rates from Dh1,500, plus taxes, for an overnight stay and breakfast for two.
Also available is the Desert Islands Resort and Spa, with rates starting from Dh800, plus taxes, for an overnight stay including breakfast for two.
Tilal Liwa Hotel in Rub Al Khali or the Empty Quarter is welcoming guests this Eid with an exclusive offer tailored for every need.
The Eid Al Fitr packages start from Dh749, including breakfast with a choice of lunch and dinner as well for two adults and two children under 12 years of age.
This exclusive package for UAE and GCC residents gives visitors access to complimentary desert activities, recreational facilities and Wi-Fi.
In addition, visitors who wish to make their package all-inclusive can do so with an additional Dh200, which will include unlimited house beverages.
Rates are subject to 10 per cent service charge and six per cent tourism fee, four per cent municipality fee and Dh15 per room per night.
The Address + Resorts and Vida Hotels
If hopping into the car and riding into the sunset this Eid is not your thing then an urban staycation is just the perfect getaway.
The Address Hotels + Resorts and Vida Hotels and Resorts are offering a special Emaar Hospitality Group Eid summer deal.
The offer runs until 30 September 2016 and brings additional benefits for members of ‘U By Emaar,’ the unique, customer-focused rewards programme launched earlier this year, including the opportunity to multiply points earned tenfold and to win a year-long stay in a one bedroom luxury apartment at the upcoming The Address Residences Boulevard Dubai scheduled to open later this year.
Guests who book for two nights or more at either The Address Dubai Mall, The Address Montgomerie Dubai, The Address Dubai Marina and The Palace Downtown Dubai will receive a stay credit of up to Dh1,000.
Alongside, they will also receive complimentary in-room Wi-Fi and tickets to popular Emaar Entertainment attractions including Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, Reel Cinemas, KidZania, SEGA Republic, Dubai Ice Rink and NJOI.
Guests at the boutique Vida Hotels and Resorts who stay for two nights or more receive 25 per cent off best available rate, up to 25 per cent off dining and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel during their stay.