Hotel and travel deals in Dubai and beyond this week
Time Out Dubai staff
Within the UAE
Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights The Arabian Summer package at this new property offers a 33 percent discount for a minimum three nights’ stay. Prices vary. Until September 30. www.dubaicreek.regency.hyatt.com (04 209 6922).
Radisson Royal Hotel Dubai Stay at the hotel, with breakfast and shuttles to The Dubai Mall included in this shop and stay package in collaboration with Galeries Lafayette, and get a personal shopping experience at the department store as well as free refreshments, alterations if required, a goodie bag and ten percent off dining at Lafayette Gourmet. Prices vary. Ongoing. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.radisson.com/royal-dubai (04 308 0111).
Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi The ‘special occasions’ package includes a daily buffet breakfast, bottle of bubbly and bouquet of flowers in the room upon arrival. Dhs950 per night. Ongoing. www.shangri-la.com/abudhabi/shangrila (02 509 8617).
Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah Book a yoga and detox weekend, with the option to stay the night at the resort. It includes five yoga sessions, a detox juicing class and seminar, two breakfasts, one two-hour spa treatment, two infrared sauna sessions and beach access. Dhs1,590 (retreat only). Dhs1,500 extra per night for accommodation. May28-30. email@example.com (04 366 6818).
The Oberoi Dubai Book the ‘Weekend. By The Oberoi’ package from Thursday to Saturday and receive a complimentary upgrade to a Deluxe Suite. Stays also includes 24-hour butler service, daily breakfast for two at Nine7One, 20 percent discount at the Oberoi Spa and 20 percent discount at a choice of three restaurants. Quote ‘Weekend Offer’ when booking. From Dhs1,250. Until September 15. TODB@oberoihotels.com (04 444 1444).
Chiesa del Carmine Book now for a 20 percent discount on rental rates on holiday villas in Italy. Guests also get a free four-course taster menu teamed with grape grown on the estate. From Dhs22,504 per week. Valid May 30-June 20. www.chiesadelcarmine.com (+39 075 941 4219).
Frontiers International Travel Take on a new programme of adventure travel to Tasmania. Choose one of the multi-day itineraries, from four to nine days, staying in camps and eco-friendly luxury lodges. Explore the Wilderness World Heritage Area and indulge in a spot of fly fishing. Prices vary (based on duration of stay). Ongoing. www.frontierstravel.com (800 245 1950).
Hong Kong Foodie The company launches a brand-new four-hour food tour of Tai Po Market. Local guides will take you to six family-run eateries serving Hong Kong specialities including snake soup. The first tour launches on Friday May 29 and will take place weekly from 3pm. Dhs421 (adults aged 15 and above). Dhs303 (children aged five to 14). Ongoing. www.hongkongfoodietours.com.
Lanka Challenge This ten-day tuk tuk challenge across Sri Lanka raises money for local charities. The rate for participation for a team of two includes the hire and use of one tuk tuk, accommodation for ten nights half board, access to ‘Challenge Logistics’ (mechanics, ambulance, support team), a welcome pack (sim card, map, T-shirt, bag, phrasebook), and a ten percent contribution to Meaningful Travel projects. Dhs9,550 per person (team of two). Dhs9,180 per person (team of three). Valid September 4-14. www.lankachallenge.com.
Yoga Retreats This family friendly yoga retreat at Hikkaduwa, on Sri Lanka’s southern coast takes place for a four-week period, with a minimum one-week stay required. Weekly rates include transportation to and from Colombo airport, seven days’ half-board accommodation, six hours of Montessori-qualified teaching a day, one yoga session a day and discounted ayurvedic treatments. From Dhs2,750 (mum and one baby). Dhs3,050 (mum and two children). Dhs5,050 (mum, dad and one baby). Valid July 19-August 16. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.yogaretreats.ae.