19 travel deals and UAE hotel stays

Save money on trips to the Dominican Republic and the Seychelles

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Within the UAE

Hilton Abu Dhabi’s wellness package
This ongoing wellness package includes a one-night stay at the Hilton Abu Dhabi, a 30-minute massage at the Hiltonia Spa and an in-room juice bar, plus yoga, Pilates or a different healthy activity of your choice at the Hiltonia Health Club.
From Dhs750 per person per night. Ongoing. abudhabi.info@hilton.com (02 681 1900).

Jumeira Rotana’s ‘Escape’ packages
The packages include a Romantic Escape (bubbly, late check-out, pick-up and drop-off within Dubai, and discounts for all hotel outlets); a Weekend Escape (breakfast, pool access and late check-out); and a Business Escape (breakfast, Wi-Fi and use of meeting room).
Dhs550 per night. Ongoing. Jumeira Rotana, www.rotana.com/jumeirarotana (04 345 5888).

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray’s GCC residents offer
This winter offer gives residents a ten percent discount on the best room rate at this five-star Palm Jumeirah hotel. It includes breakfast, access to Wild Wadi, private beach access and free internet.
From Dhs1,170 per room per night. Valid until April 30 2013. Palm Jumeirah, jzsreservations@jumeirah.com (04 364 7555).

Pullman Dubai packages
The hotel is offering three different packages: the Wellness Break (a three-night stay with access to leisure and fitness facilities, plus a Dhs250 spa voucher); Golf Getaway (three-night stay and play at The Els Club), and Sand and Snow (three-night stay, desert safari and access to Ski Dubai).
From Dhs748 per room per night. Ongoing. Mall of the Emirates, Barsha, www.pullman-dubai-malloftheemirates.com (04 377 2000).

Stay at the Concorde Hotel Fujairah
Book a superior room and get a free half-board package. The price includes accommodation, breakfast and lunch or dinner, and internet access.
From Dhs400 per room per night. Ongoing. Safar Travel and Tourism (02 418 0805).

The Address Montgomerie’s stay-and-play deal
Room rates include a round of golf at the club’s 18-hole golf course.
From Dhs1,980 per room. Until April 15 2013. Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).


Further afield

Club Med wellness package at Bintan Island
Stay in this Indonesian four-star resort for an all-inclusive pampering package that includes treatments such as luxurious massages, body wraps and scrubs.
From Dhs5,860 per person, for five nights. Valid for stay in January 2013. nonairgsa@dnata.com.

Costa Cruises to the Dominican Republic
Costa Cruises offers a seven-day cruise to Costa Luminosa, Dominican Republic, Virgin Islands and Antigua. Guests staying in the Samsara cabins and suites can enjoy the Samsara spa package, which includes direct access to the spa, a menu of healthy dishes for dinner at Samsara Restaurant, a tea ceremony, personalised wellness programme advice, two spa treatments of your choice, two fitness or meditation lessons and two visits to the UVA solarium. From Dhs11,390 per person based on two sharing, including accommodation and main meals (breakfast is extra, depending on cabin type).
Valid until March 31 2013. cruise@dnata.com.

Etihad flight deals to the Seychelles
Fly to this island paradise for Dhs2,970 (a saving of at least Dhs1,000) before March 31 2013.
www.etihadairways.com.

Holiday Inn Resort Penang, Malaysia
Enjoy a family-friendly beach resort in Malaysia. The package includes breakfast, plus free lunch and dinner for up to two children under 12 when accompanied by one paying adult.
From Dhs5,347 based on two sharing, including economy-class return airfare on Emirates and five nights’ accommodation with breakfast. Valid until March 31 2013. Holiday Inn, Kampung Batu Feringgi, 11100 Penang, Malaysia (04 886 6666).

Indian adventure with G Adventures
The 14-night ‘Land of the Maharajas’ package encourages travellers to step off the beaten track and embrace the unexpected delights of Indian culture and history. The package includes authentic accommodation and local transportation.
From Dhs7,395 per person. Valid until March 31 2013. nonairgsa@dnata.com.

KLM’s autumn offers to the USA or Canada
Fly to New York for Dhs3,990, Chicago for Dhs4,710, Vancouver for Dhs5,040 or LA for Dhs5,170 – a saving of at least Dhs1,000.
Book before March 31 2013. www.klm.com.

LUX Belle Mare Mauritius
Located in the seaside village of Belle Mare on the east coast of the island, the beachside resort houses atmospheric thatched roof villas as well as suites within the hotel. The property is offering a discount with four nights for the price of three, six for the price of four and ten for the price of seven during this period. From Dhs8,880 based on two sharing, includes economy-class return airfare and four nights’ accommodation in a junior suite on a half-board basis.
Valid until March 31 2013. Coastal Road, Belle Mare 742CU001, Mauritius (230 402 2000).

Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
Located between KLCC Park and the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, the hotel boasts great views and a holistic spa. The package includes economy return airfare, four nights’ accommodation, breakfast and transfers. From Dhs5,588 per person for four nights.
Valid until March 31 2013. www.emiratesholidays.com (800 5252).

Marrakech Le Riad’s Club Med spa package
This five-star resort in Morocco’s most popular city offers an all-inclusive package featuring a variety of spa treatments.
From Dhs7,385 per person for five nights.Valid for stays in January 2013. nonairgsa@dnata.com.

Mount Kenya safari
The five-day safari includes one night bed and breakfast at the Nairobi Serena Hotel, one night full board at the Serena Mountain Lodge Tree Hotel and two nights’ full board at Sweetwaters Luxury Tented Camps. From Dhs6,354 per person. Valid until January 22 2013. cro@serena.co.ke (+254 20 284 2000).

Serengeti luxury safari
The four-day Tanzania safari visits the western Serengeti and includes three nights’ accommodation in the Kirawira Luxury Tented Camp, and park entrance fees.
From Dhs11,485 per person. Valid until January 22 2013. cro@serena.co.ke (+254 20 284 2000).

The Chateau Spa & Organic Wellness Resort in Malaysia
Located in Berjaya Hills, near Kuala Lumpur, this claims to be the first organic retreat in the world. It offers a three-night spa package, which includes a collagen activator facial, nutritional consultation and more.
From Dhs6,325 per person for three nights, including breakfast, lunch, dinner and spa treatments. Valid until March 31 2013. luxuryhotels@dnata.com.

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