This week's travel deals in Dubai and beyond, sorted by our experts
Time Out Dubai staff
Rixos Bab Al Bahr Celebrate your birthday with this specially curated package, with all-inclusive food and beverages, a personalised birthday cake, a complimentary VIP table in Inferno nightclub and a spa treatment for the birthday gal or guy. From Dhs1,150. Until December 26. Rhrkt.firstname.lastname@example.org, www.babalbahr.rixos.com (07 202 0000).
Al Bustan Palace The Flavours of Oman package features a guided tour of the Nizwa Souk, Nizwa Fort and the Jebel Akhdar mountains. The deal includes an overnight stay in a deluxe sea room, a full-day excursion and a 25-minute signature scrub at the Six Senses Spa. é From Dhs3,916 per room (double occupancy). Until December 26. Reservations.email@example.com (+968 24 799 666).
Alila Jabal Akhdar Book the Couple Celebration deal at this resort within Oman’s Hajar mountain range. Stay in a Jabal Terrace suite, with breakfast served in-suite (or on your private balcony), private in-suite spa treatments and dinner at Juniper restaurant. Minimum of two nights’ stay required. Valid weekdays only. é From Dhs3,720 per room per night (double occupancy). Until December 18. www.alilahotels.com.
Four Seasons Hotel Doha Head to Qatar for a chance to meet top Japanese chef Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa as well as chef Nobu’s Hollywood pal Robert De Niro. Hosted by Nobu Doha restaurant, the event takes place on Saturday November 7 and will include food and mixed drinks, as well as a Japanese beverage ceremony, Japanese taiko drum performers, and DJ Soma will be spinning the beats. é Dhs1,513 per person. November 7, 7pm-11pm. firstname.lastname@example.org (+974 4494 8600).
Hatta Fort Hotel Stay mid-week in the Hajar mountain range for a reduced rate. The deal includes a Deluxe Chalet-Style Room with breakfast for two adults and up to two children. é Dhs459 per room per night. Until December 31. www.hattaforthotel.com (04 814 5500).
One night free Jannah Burj Al Sarab Get a three-night stay for the price of two nights until October 31. Also, book your stay seven days in advance for a 20 percent discount, available until December 31. é Prices vary. Until December 31. email@example.com, visit www.jannah.ae (800 526 624).
Kempinski Hotel Ajman The spa retreat package offers an overnight stay for two, plus a 90-minute massage with body exfoliation and hydrating foot pack. Buffet breakfast for two and free Wi-Fi is also included and guests can take advantage of a 72-hour cancellation policy. é From Dhs1,100 per couple. Until December 31. firstname.lastname@example.org (06 714 5555).
Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara This romance package in the Liwa Desert includes accommodation in a suite or villa, chocolate plus one bottle of sparkling grape or date juice on arrival, daily buffet breakfast for two, a 90-minute couple’s massage and late check-out up to 4pm. é From Dhs2,600 per night. Until December 31, 2016. www.anantara.com.
Taj Dubai The spa discovery package offers guests staying for a minimum of two nights a daily buffet breakfast, plus a 60-minute massage and a choice of 30-minute facial at Jiva Spa. é From Dhs899. Until March 31, 2016. email@example.com.
W Doha Hotel & Residences This package for weekend stays in Doha is valid Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The deal includes complimentary breakfast, early check-in and late check-out until 6pm. é From Dhs906. Ongoing. www.whoteldoha.com.
Yas Viceroy For the Abu Dhabi Formula 1, the hotel is flying in Italian chef Antonio Mellino from two-Michelin starred restaurant Quattro Passi in London to provide a special menu during race weekend. Book in advance. é Dhs450 per person minimum spend. Valid November 26-29. firstname.lastname@example.org (02 656 0600).