From Burj Al Arab to the CityMax, there's a deal for every budget. We've found a selection of the best staycation offers in and around Dubai right now.

All prices are per room, per night, based on quotes provided by hotels. While winter hotel rates are generally variable we have quoted the lowest standard rate offered by the hotel. All percentage discounts quoted are an estimate based on comparing the lowest available rates.

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Dubai
Al Ghurair Rayhaan
Normal winter rate: From Dhs900
Summer discount rate: From Dhs550
Saving: 39 percent.
Extras: Guests get a cashback voucher worth half the room’s value to spend in the hotel’s restaurants or spa in this brand new Rotana venue in the heart of bustling Deira.
Until September 14. Al Ghurair Rayhaan by Rotana Dubai, Deira, www.rotana.com/alghurairrayhaanbyrotana (04 293 3000).

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Asiana Hotel
Normal winter rate:
Dhs800
Summer discount rate: Dhs400
Saving: 50 percent
Extras: Free in-room internet access, tea and coffee-making facilities and a morning newspaper.
Stay in the heart of Deira, easily located next to the Abu Baker Al Siddique metro station.
Until August 31. Asiana Hotel, Salahuddin Road, Deira, www.asianahoteldubai.com (04 238 7777).

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Atlantis The Palm
Normal winter rate:
From 1,970
Summer discount rate: From Dhs1,125
Saving: 43 percent
Extras: Free unlimited access to Aquaventure Waterpark and The Lost Chambers Aquarium, preferential rates to swim with dolphins at Dolphin Bay, one free afternoon session per child at Kids’ Club or Club Rush.
Preferential summer rates mean you can stay in one of Dubai’s most recognisable buildings at well-reduced rates, as well as gaining a host of family freebies.
Until September 27 (excluding August 8-25). Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.atlantisthepalm.com (04 426 0000).

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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs1,350
Summer discount rate: From Dhs686.8
Saving: 49 percent
Extras: Buffet breakfast in Al Forsan restaurant for those not fasting, free in-room tea and coffee-making facilities.
Head out of town for a stay surrounded by red dunes in this secluded desert retreat.
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, near Dubai Endurance City, www.meydanhotels.com/babalshams (04 381 3231).

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Burj Al Arab
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs6,990
Summer discount rate: From Dhs3,333
Saving: 52 percent
Extras: Set of Hermes products for couples, unlimited complimentary access to Wild Wadi Waterpark, complimentary access to Sinbad Kids’ Club for children up to 12.
This is the cheapest time of year to stay in one of the most famous hotels in the world and the rate includes breakfast for those not fasting. During Ramadan fasting guests can take a complimentary in-suite iftar or suhoor instead.
Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Road, Umm Suqeim, www.jumeirah.com (04 301 7400).

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CityMax Bur Dubai
Normal winter rate:
Dhs450
Summer discount rate: From Dhs175
Saving: 61 percent
Extras: Breakfast for those not fasting.
For a bargain stay in the heart of Old Dubai – perfect to soak up all the late-night atmosphere – there’s few better deals than the ever-reliable CityMax.
Until August 31. CityMax Hotel Bur Dubai, Bur Dubai www.citymaxhotels.com (04 407 8000).

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Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs950
Summer discount rate: From Dhs600
Saving: 37 percent
Extras: Children receive a VIK (Very Important Kid) club membership card, which offers a free extra bed for youngsters under 12 and free pizza and ice-cream at Anise or Zaytoun. Families that stay in a suite also get vouchers for Bowling City Dubai Festival City; a free gift from perfumier Amouage; discounts in selected restaurants, Spa InterContinental discounts and on-green fees at Al Badia Golf Club.
Until September 7. Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City, crowneplaza.com/dubaifestival (04 701 2222).

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Fairmont The Palm
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs2,999 for a double room
Summer discount rate: From Dhs1,349 for a double room
Saving: 55 percent
Extras: This deal is designed for families, with a second room sleeping up to three children. Package includes complimentary breakfast in Flow Kitchen for those not fasting, children aged 12 and under dine for free in all restaurants, and get two hours free fun at the Falcon Juniors’ Club.
Until September 30. Palm Jumeirah, www.fairmont.com/palm-dubai (04 457 3388).

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Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs1,050
Summer discount rate: From Dhs600
Saving: 42 percent
Extras: The summer residents’ offer includes breakfast, either a buffet lunch or dinner (for those not fasting) at Al Dhiyafa, unlimited access to the beach and pool facilities and late check-out until 4pm.
Until August 31. Dubai Marina, res.grandjumeirah@habtoorhotels.com, www.grandjumeirah.habtoorhotels.com (04 399 5000).

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Hilton Dubai Creek
Normal winter rate:
Dhs1,200
Summer discount rate: Dhs646
Saving: 46 percent
Extras: As part of the golf package, get breakfast if you are not fasting and golf entry at Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club.
Ideal for golf fans, this package includes one round on the Faldo course, and also features savings of nearly half price on the room.
Until September 30. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira, creek.hilton.com (04 227 1111).

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Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort
Normal winter rate:
Dhs1,500
Summer discount rate: Dhs760
Saving: 49 percent
Extras: As part of the spa package, get breakfast and a free selected spa therapy for two.
Save nigh-on half your room rate and get free spa treatment for you and your significant other, all in the heart of JBR.
Until September 30. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, JBR, jumeirah.hilton.com (04 399 1111).

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JA Palm Tree Court
Normal winter rate:
Dhs875
Summer discount rate: Dhs488
Saving: 44 percent
Extras: Breakfast, complimentary in-room Wi-Fi, tea and coffee-making facilities and daily local newspaper.
This resort has an 800-metre private beach, tropical gardens, and attractions including horse and camel riding, archery and golf.
Until August 6. JA Palm Tree Court, www.jaresortshotels.com (04 814 5800).

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Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs1,200 (deluxe king room)
Summer discount rate: From Dhs792
Saving: 34 percent
Extras: Buffet breakfast, private beach access at Madinat Jumeirah or Jumeirah Beach Hotel, free entry to Wild Wadi Water Park.
Stay in a deluxe king room in the iconic, skyline-dominating Jumeirah Emirates Towers this summer and enjoy great savings and plenty of extras. This rate is only available to GCC residents.
Until September 30. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road, jumeirah.com/JETsummerbreaks (800 897 1439).



Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs3,700
Summer discount rate: From Dhs1,499
Saving: 59 percent
Extras: Choice of a complimentary lunch or dinner at one of five dining venues, complimentary buffet breakfast for those not fasting, late check-out up to 4pm, traditional Turkish hammam experience for two adults, access to the Talise Ottoman Spa facilities, access to Wild Wadi, access to Sinbad’s Kids Club, free Wi-Fi throughout the resort and private beach access. This glitzy hotel has opened up its deluxe and grand deluxe family rooms for nearly 60 percent off over summer.
Exclusively for UAE residents until September 15 (excluding Eid). Palm Jumeirah, jzsreservations@jumeirah.com, www.jumeirah.com (04 364 7555).

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JW Marriott Marquis
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs1,200
Summer rate: From Dhs900
Saving: 25 percent
Extras: 20 percent off food, drink and spa treatments, kids eat for free.
It may be renowned across the world and throw shadows over Sheikh Zayed Road, but the record-breaking tallest hotel in the world (355 metres tall) is also offering a three-night stay for the price of two over summer.
Until September 13. JW Marriot Marquis, Sheikh Zayed Road, jwmarriottmarquisdubai.com (04 414 0000).

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Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs1,200
Summer discount rate: From Dhs792
Saving: 34 percent
Extras: The summer escape deal includes a complimentary breakfast buffet for those not fasting, beach access at Madinat Jumeirah or Jumeirah Beach Hotel, free access to Wild Wadi Waterpark and free Wi-Fi.
Exclusively for UAE and GCC residents until September 30. Sheikh Zayed Road, www.jumeirah.com (800 897 1439).



Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs2,400
Summer discount rate: From Dhs891
Saving: 63 percent
Extras: With the summer breaks offer, get a complimentary breakfast buffet if you are not fasting, private beach access, free access to Wild Wadi Waterpark, free access to Sinbad’s Kids’ Club and free internet.
For UAE and GCC residents only until September 30. Jumeirah Beach Road, jbhinfo@jumeirah.com, www.jumeirah.com (800 5863 4724).

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Le Méridien Dubai
Normal winter rate:
Dhs800
Summer discount rate: From Dhs449
Saving: 44 percent
Extras: Complimentary upgrade from a classic room to superior deluxe room, early check in and late check out.
Surrounded by a maze of restaurants and other outlets, this is an ideal spot for a foodies’ staycation.
Until August 9. Le Méridien Dubai, www.lemeridien-dubai.com (04 217 0000).

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Madinat Jumeirah
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs2,300
Summer discount rate: Dhs1,100
Saving: 52 percent
Extras: Complimentary half board with breakfast and lunch or dinner. Private beach access at the Madinat’s Talise health club, entry to Wild Wadi Waterpark and to Sinbad’s Kids’ Club. For a taste of Arabian extravagance, check into any of the suites at Al Qasr or Mina A’Salam, or the Madinat’s Malakiya Villas.
Until September 30. Madinat Jumeirah, www.jumeirah.com/MJsummerflavours (04 366 8888).

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Majestic Hotel Towers
Normal winter rate:
Dhs700
Summer discount rate: Dhs399
Saving: 43 percent
Extras: Airport pick up and drop off, 20 percent off at selected outlets, free upgrade subject to availability.
Stay in the heart of Mankhool Road and explore Old Dubai at this classic hotel.
Until August 6. Majestic Hotel Tower Dubai, Mankhool Road, Bur Dubai, www.majestichotels.com (04 359 8888).


Meliá Dubai
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs1,500
Summer discount rate: Dhs750
Saving: 50 percent
Extras: Complimentary access to The Level, limousine airport transfer service, private early and late check-in and out, breakfast for those not fasting and a free chef’s selection and beverage selection from 7-10pm. This summer the first Spanish hotel in the Gulf is also offering massive savings on its suites.
Until September 30 (excluding August 7-11). Meliá Dubai, Port Rashid, www.melia.com (04 386 8111).

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The Meydan Hotel
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs1,000
Summer discount rate: From Dhs505.75
Saving: 49 percent
Extras: Complimentary breakfast at Farriers Restaurant for those not fasting, free shuttle service to Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates, free in-room Wi-Fi, a free session at the shooting simulator and free shuttle service to Meydan Beach.
Until September 30 (excluding Eid Al Fitr dates). Meydan Racecourse, Al Meydan Road, Nad Al Sheba, www.meydanhotels.com (04 381 3333).

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Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs1,500
Summer discount rate: From Dhs475
Saving: 68 percent
Extras: Breakfast for those not fasting
Enjoy huge discounts at this prime JBR spot with average savings of more than two-thirds, depending on the booking date.
Until August 31. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, The Walk at JBR, www.moevenpick-hotels.com/dubai-jumeirah-beach (04 449 8888).

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One&Only Royal Mirage
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs2,000
Summer discount rate: From Dhs1,225
Saving: 39 percent
Extras: Book for two adults at the hotel’s The Palace and Arabian Court and get a children’s room, for a maximum of three youngsters, at half price. One free Atlantis Aquaventure day pass per person per stay.
Stay in this hotel and get a heavily discounted family package. The discount rate requires a minimum booking of three nights and is only valid for GCC residents.
Until August 30 (excluding August 7-23). One&Only Royal Mirage, Umm Suqeim, oneandonlyroyalmirage.com (04 399 9999).

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One&Only The Palm
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs3,000
Summer discount rate: From Dhs1,875
Saving: 38 percent
Extras: A free dining experience for two at Zest and two-for-one treatments at One&Only Private Spa. One complimentary Atlantis Aquaventure day pass per person per stay.
Stay at this luxury hotel on the Palm. Breakfast is included for those not fasting. Offer valid for a minimum of three nights and for GCC residents only.
Until August 30 (excluding August 7-23). One&Only The Palm, oneandonlythepalm.com (04 440 1010).

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Park Hyatt Dubai
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs1,575 (Park room)
Summer discount rate: From Dhs995
Saving: 37 percent
Extras: Stay for three nights, and get a complimentary fourth night for free, a 20 percent discount at all Hyatt spas and restaurants and a complimentary stay and meals for children. Set beside the Creek, and buried amid a large private garden, there are few more idyllic or tranquil spots in the emirate. The hotel is offers further discounts for longer stays as well as a heavily reduced summer rate.
Until September 14. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira, www.hyatt.com/uae-summer-specials (04 602 1234).

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Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre
Normal winter rate:
Dhs850
Summer discount rate: Dhs590
Saving: 31 percent
Extras: Breakfast for those not fasting, Dhs75 voucher for use in outlets Medley, Azure, Le Cafe or La Fabrique.
As well as saving nearly a third on the room, breakfast is included for free only in the summer rate. Ideal for those not fasting.
Until August 31 (bookings must be made before August 5). Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre, www.pullmanhotels.com (04 603 8555).

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Radisson Royal Hotel Dubai
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs850
Summer discount rate: From Dhs550
Saving: 35 percent
Extras: No extras, though the hotel’s Spa Zen is running a number of offers, including a 30-minute free back or foot massage with any paid-for 60-minute Zen Royal Massage, a free 60-minute massage with a paid-for mango tropical oasis package (face and body ritual) or the Zen Royal Heaven anti-stress experience. There’s also a 20 percent discount on all Anne Semonin retail products.
Until August 31. Sheikh Zayed Road, www.radisson.com/royal-dubai (04 308 0000).

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Ritz-Carlton, DIFC
Normal winter rate:
Dhs1,600
Summer discount rate: Dhs875
Saving: 45 percent
Extras: Book two nights as part of the Dhs875 Golden Package and get free food and accommodation for two children under two, free beach access, 20 percent off at all the hotel’s restaurants and at the spa, free cinema tickets for Reel Cinemas in The Dubai Mall or Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, free entry for two children to Atlantis’ Aquaventure and The Lost Chambers Aquarium and Jumeirah’s Wild Wadi Water Park.
The superior platinum package, priced at Dhs1,175, also includes two free tickets to Kidzania in The Dubai Mall and a massage upgrade for two guests.
Until September 7. Ritz-Carlton, DIFC, www.ritzcarlton.com (04 372 2222).



Rixos The Palm
Normal winter rate:
Dhs3,500
Summer discount rate: From Dhs750
Saving: 79 percent
Extras: 20 percent off laundry, food, drink and spa treatments.
Stay at the furthest point of the Palm’s crescent at this modern, luxurious hotel. Room price includes breakfast for those not fasting.
Until August 31 (excluding August 7-16). Rixos The Palm Dubai, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 5454).

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Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs1,000
Summer discount rate: Dhs825
Saving: 17 percent.
Extras: Includes a suhoor for all guests.
This special Ramadan deal offers a suhour in the price of the room. There’s also an iftar package, including suhoor and iftar, for Dhs1,025 and a family promo with both meals for two adults and two children in a deluxe suite for Dhs1,550.
Until Eid. Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel, Al Barsha, www.sheratondubaimalloftheemirates.com (04 377 2005).

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Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs1,444
Summer discount rate: From Dhs660
Saving: 54 percent
Stay in the heart of JBR at this swish hotel. Extras: Price includes breakfast for those not fasting.
Until September 15. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, JBR The Walk, www.sofitel-dubai-jumeirahbeach.com (04 448 4848).

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The Ajman Palace
Normal winter rate:
Dhs1,200
Summer discount rate: Dhs675
Saving: 44 percent
Extras: A further ten percent discount for GCC residents making a guaranteed credit card booking. Includes ten percent discount on encore spa treatments and limousine transfers. Take some time out to visit one of the quietest spots in the UAE. The summer discount of Dhs675 applies to bookings of three nights or more.
Until September 8. The Ajman Palace, Ajman, www.theajmanpalace.com (06 701 8888).

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Centro Capital Centre, Abu Dhabi
Normal winter rate:
Dhs350
Summer discount rate: Dhs215
Saving: 39 percent
Extras: Guests are given a voucher worth half of the room rate to spend in the hotel’s outlets.
For a bargain stay in the capital, Centro is not only offering heavily discounted room rates, but with money back to spend if you dine inside you’ll have little to pay for food.
Until September 14. Centro Capital Centre, Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street, Abu Dhabi, www.rotana.com (02 409 6666).



Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs850
Summer discount rate: From Dhs538
Saving: 37 percent
Extras: Price includes breakfast if you are not fasting. The newly arrived, iconic Thai brand opens up its rooms at discount rates over summer. Bunk up in the heart of Abu Dhabi at this hotel and check out the Namm Spa and range of dining options, which include authentic Thai eatery Benjarong.
Until September 15. Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, Al Muroor Road, www.dusit.com (02 698 8888).

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Golf stays in RAK
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs500
Summer discount rate: Dhs425
Saving: 15 percent
Extras: Two rounds of golf
Stay at either the Acacia Hotel or Mangrove Hotel in RAK for a golf-themed weekend and as well as saving at least 15 percent on one night in a double room, get two 18-hole games on two different courses, at both the Al Hamra Golf Club and Tower Links Golf Club. An extra night’s stay (including breakfast) can be added for Dhs250, or an extra 18-hole game for Dhs150.
Available weekends of July 26-27, August 23-24 and September 23-24. Acacia Hotel, Ras Al Khaimah, www.acaciahotelrak.com (07 243 4421). Mangrove Hotel, Qawasim Al Corniche, Ras Al Khaimah, www.mangrovehotelrak.com/en (07 233 7733).

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Hatta Fort Hotel
Normal winter rate:
Dhs595
Summer discount rate: Dhs350 (Sat-Thu); Dhs450 (Fri)
Saving: 42 percent (24 percent on Fridays).
Extras: Complimentary dinner
Just a one hour drive outside of Dubai and located in the peaceful Hajar mountains, is the tranquil Hatta Fort Hotel. This Ramadan package includes a free dinner, as well as an iftar, while children aged under six can stay with two adults for free.
Until August 6. Hatta Fort Hotel, www.jaresortshotels.com (04 814 5400).

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Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs1,050
Summer discount rate: From Dhs650
Saving: 38 percent
Extras: One complimentary night’s stay when you book three nights, 20 percent discounts in Hyatt spas and restaurants, free stay and meals for children, free shuttle to Yas Island. A luxury hotel connected to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, ideal for exploring both the capital and Yas Island’s attractions.
Until September 14. ADNEC Capital Centre www.abudhabi.capitalgate.hyatt.com (02 596 1234).



St Regis Abu Dhabi
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs1,300
Summer discount rate: From Dhs1,000
Saving: 33 percent
Extras: Free upgrade to a superior room with a sea view, free breakfast at signature Rhodes 44 restaurant and a 25 percent massage discount at Remede spa if you fancy a stay at this luxurious hotel in the heart of the capital’s Corniche area.
August 15-September 30. Nation Towers, Corniche, www.stregisabudhabi.com (02 658 1288).

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Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi
Normal winter rate:
Dhs3,000
Summer discount rate: Dhs1,255
Saving: 58 percent
Extras: 20 percent off ESPA Escape spa packages, children under 12 eat for free and an optional half-board lunch or dinner supplement for Dhs175 per person at this hotel by the Yas Marina Circuit racecourse.
Until September 30 (excluding August 8-12). Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.viceroyhotels andresorts.com/abudhabi (02 656 0733).

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The Chedi Muscat
Normal winter rate:
Dhs4,102
Summer discount rate: Dhs2,385
Saving: 42 percent
Extras: Price includes breakfast for two for those not fasting.
Book two nights in a serai room at this luxury hotel overlooking the Gulf of Oman and there’s huge discounts on offer. Be sure to factor in cost of flights.
Until September 30 (excluding August 7-12). The Chedi Muscat, Oman, www.ghmhotels.com/en/chedi-muscat-oman (+968 2452 4401).

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Grand Hyatt Doha
Normal winter rate:
QR900 (Dhs908)
Summer discount rate: QR550 (Dhs555)
Saving: 39 percent
Extras: A 25 percent discount at restaurants and bars and there’s big discounts to be had at this hotel near the sea at the pretty West Lagoon area. Check www.timeoutdoha.com for info.
Until August 31 (excluding August 7-12). Grand Hyatt Doha, Qatar, Doha.grand.hyatt.com (UAE 800 4097).

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InterContinental Muscat
Normal winter rate:
Dhs1,335
Summer discount rate: Dhs658
Saving: 51 percent
Stay in the heart of Muscat’s traditional Muttrah area.
Until August 31. Muttrah, Muscat, Oman, www.ihg.com/muscat (+968 246 80000).

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Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs1,289
Summer discount rate: From Dhs735
Saving: 43 percent
Extras: Full board is available from Dhs1,690 with a suite package (including spa credit) from Dhs1,958.
The resort’s Al Waha Hotel is offering big savings. Every room features a balcony or patio overlooking the sea. Rates only for bookings of two nights or more.
Until September 31. Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, Oman, www.shangri-la.com/muscat (+968 2477 6666).

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Zighy Bay Six Senses, Oman
Normal winter rate:
From Dhs3,816
Summer rate: Dhs2,644
Saving: 31 percent.
Extra: A free sunset cruise for two, free upgrade to a beach-front villa, early check-in and late check-out.
There’s further savings if you book for four nights, as you’ll only be charged for three, working out at the equivalent of Dhs1,983 a night – a saving of 48 percent. Breakfast included.
Zighy Bay Six Senses, Oman www.sixsenses.com/resorts/zighy-bay (02 673 5555).

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