Haven't booked a stay-cay for the long weekend but need suggestions fast? Whether you want to jet-off for a couple of days or stay closer to home, Raemona.com have tallied the top-picks with preferences to suit every taste and budget this Eid Al Fitr
For lovers of luxury: One&Only Le Saint Geran, Mauritius
Cradled between an aquamarine lagoon and the Indian Ocean, the One&Only Le Saint Géran is a timeless icon when it comes to hotels. Known globally as the hotel to stay at in Mauritius, it is understated luxury at its best. Offering a luxurious sense of seclusion on its own private peninsula, One&Only Le Saint Géran provides a host of one-of-a-kind experiences for guests to discover, each designed exclusively for One&Only and tailored to individual guest’s preferences.
For those wishing to unwind this Eid, the hotel offers yoga on the beach, pilates and a spa with a pool so stunning, you wont want to leave. Guests looking for adventure can unearth a side of Mauritius they never knew existed, with a diverse selection of exhilarating excursions and hands-on experiences to enjoy. From embarking on vibrant culinary journeys to thrilling deep-sea fishing experiences, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this Eid break. Thrill-seekers can ride the wake of a high-powered speedboat while waterskiing or cruise the waves kite surfing, while those seeking serenity enjoy the calmer waters of an enchanting lagoon with complimentary paddleboards and kayaks.
For more information visit www.oneandonlyresorts.com
For the Foodies: Caesars Palace
With an idyllic, beachside getaway, Caesars Palace Dubai invites UAE and GCC residents to celebrate Eid with daily dining credits, spa credits, and 25% savings on room reservations. Relax and unwind on the resort's 500 metre private beach or at its outdoor pools and beach clubs located along the resort's 1.7km of pristine shoreline.
You can enjoy daily dining discounts across a wide range of cuisines and restaurants. These include Asian cuisine at celebrity chef Alvin Leung's Demon Duck, international cuisine at Gordon Ramsay Hell's Kitchen, or the Amalfi coast-inspired Venus Ristorante followed by lively entertainment at Havana Social Club. To complete your stay, indulge in rejuvenating treatments at Qua Spa and Young LDN!
For more information visit Caesars.com/Dubai
For people with pets: Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown
A relaxing staycation for two starts at AED549 at Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown, the city's design-led boutique hotel. For bookings of two nights or more, breakfast is complimentary (and delicious) at Open Sesame, as well as 25% off in any of the hotel's dining establishments.
For all your shopping and tourists trips, the hotel is located five minutes from Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa, offering gorgeous views of the skyline and Creek Harbour. All rooms and suites are individually designed to reflect the neighbourhood and with rooms where Pets are welcome, this hotel is open to the entire family and well worth a weekend away. For more information visit www.hotelindigodubai.com
For the romantics: Bab Al Shams
This Eid, Bab Al Shams provides a secluded sanctuary among the glistening dunes of the desert on the outskirts of Dubai. With architecture and interior design inspired by the earthy tones of the desert, the recently reimagined heritage resort offers the original immersive desert experience in Dubai. In 16 two-storey buildings, the iconic resort contains 115 luxurious rooms and suites that blend seamlessly into the surroundings.
With subtle Moorish accents, this resort is a modern oasis and perfect for candlelit dinners for two. If joining with family, this stunning desert resort offers a wide range of activities for the whole family including theatre dining, holistic wellness treatments and therapies, as well as nomadic desert adventures like camel riding, falconry and archery discovery, or a guided walk in the desert dunes.
For more information and reservations, please visit www.babalshams.com
For social media mavens: Vida Hotels
With incredible locations across the UAE, take advantage of Vida Hotels' luxurious Eid al Fitr getaways this year. Whether you're looking for fabulous food, unparalleled amenities, or contemporary interiors, Vida Hotels have it all and with discounted rates which gets a thumbs-up from us.
You can enjoy up to 40% off on stays and a complimentary breakfast if you book between April 19th and 26th, 2023. With Experience a relaxing getaway with your loved ones and create lifelong memories. Pack the fam, your bags, and plan a 'vacation' full of big feasts, excitement, positive vibes and posts.
For more information visit www.vidahotels.com
For rooms with a view: Address Grand Creek Harbour
In the most picturesque location overlooking Dubai Creek, Address Grand Creek Harbour has an exciting offer for guests. Residents of the UAE are invited to enjoy the magnificent weather at Address Grand Creek Harbour during the upcoming long weekend. This stunning waterfront hotel will offer 30% off to guests who book a stay during Eid al-Fitr at this waterfront spectacle.
In the midst of the sparkling Dubai skyline and the crystal-clear waters of the creek, Address Grand Creek Harbour is the latest addition to the Address Hotels Resorts family. An unmatched experience awaits guests at the hotel, which boasts 223 elegant rooms and suites, a captivating infinity pool, and a variety of chic dining options.
For more information visit www.addresshotels.com
For Robinson Crusoe vibes: Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa, Maldives
An enchanting new resort and spa nestled in lush greenery and surrounded by a 100-hectare private lagoon, Emerald Faarufushi is located in Raa Atoll in North Maldives. Its minimalist yet modern architecture, authentic cultural experiences and meticulously refined service make Emerald Faarufushi stand out in the Maldivian ecosystem. It boasts 1.2 km of white sandy beach and is surrounded by one of the best coral reefs around.
Featuring 80 villas, each carefully curated to showcase the natural elements of stone and wood, a minimalistic yet sophisticated design is created for the most stylish travellers. There are five international restaurants at the resort, The Emerald Spa, Sports Centre and fitness facilities, including tennis and padel courts, as well as breath-taking views of the Indian Ocean. Children and teens will enjoy a range of fun yet educational activities at the Dolphin Kids Club.
For more information visit www.emerald-faarufushi.com
For an out-of-town escape: Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort
The Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort offers the ultimate Eid Al Fitr staycation for the entire family. This resort offers a stunning 1.5 km private beach and a variety of experiences to please every member of your clan (including the furry members too). Each room and suite is beautifully furnished and equipped with modern amenities including free wifi, flat screen TV's and private bathrooms. The resort also has nine amazing restaurants, cafes, and bars, giving different dining options for every day of your stay.
There is an adults-only pool as well as a kids pool with waterslide. Those that want to stay in shape can work out on Technogym equipment in the 24-hour fitness center and enjoy eco golf, yoga, boxing, water sports, and catamaran activities. There is also kids and teens clubs to provide daily fun for youngest guests.
For more information visit www.hilton.com