3 to try: Romantic getaways from Dubai

Make the most of a weekend Valentine's Day with these hotel packages


Bab Al Shams Desert Resort
Enjoy a one-night stay for two people including breakfast with a tent and table set up to enjoy a bottle of bubbly while indulging in a four course set menu. Receive Dhs1,500 worth of jewellery from Depapillon, a bouquet of roses, shisha, majlis seating, a photo book of souvenirs and a one-hour couple’s massage.
Dhs11,000 per couple. 8pm-late. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Al Qudra Road (04 809 6194).

Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara
Discover a luxury oasis 90 minutes away from Abu Dhabi. The Desert Romance package offers a two-night stay including a daily buffet breakfast for two, a bottle of bubbly or date juice with chocolate upon arrival, a 90-minute signature couple’s massage at the Anantara Spa, a Dining by Design experience for two, and a 4pm late check-out.
Rates start from Dhs4,200. Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, Al Gharbia (02 886 2088).

Romantic Retreat at Millennium Resort Mussanah
Head to Oman and enjoy the Valentine’s Spa Promotion, which includes accommodation for two with an upgrade to a Sea View Room (subject to availability), a late check-out at 3pm, breakfast for two in Mydan Restaurant and a choice of leg or back revival spa treatment for two. Guests can then enjoy the Valentine’s dinner on Saturday February 14 on the beach with soft beverages for OMR25 (Dhs238) per person or opt for the five-course meal served with paired grape for OMR35 (Dhs333) per person.
OMR89 (Dhs849) per night. Millennium Resort Mussanah, Wudam Al Sahil, Oman. (+968 2687 1555).

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