11 getaway deals from Dubai

From Oman to Spain, the hottest holiday deals booking now

Al Bustan Palacein Oman
Package includes accommodation and a buffet breakfast for two adults at Al Khiran Terrace restaurant.
From Dhs810 per room per night. Ongoing. (+968 2476 4205).

Art in Barcelona
The U232 Hotel allows guests to enjoy the city’s best art exhibitions.
From Dhs469 per room per night. www.u232hotel.com (+34 93 322 4153).

Beach House Iruveli, Maldives
The romance package includes a couple’s spa treatment and candle-lit dinner.
From Dhs5,200 per couple per night. Valid August 15-September 30. reservations@beachhousecollection.com (+960 3325 977).

Last minute deals for summer holiday rentals in Europe including apartments in Lisbon from Dhs388 per night.
Prices vary. www.housetrip.com (+44203 463 0087).

Inca trail with G Adventures
This 14-day tour of Peru features visits to Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca and a stay in a rainforest lodge.
Dhs11,100 per person (based on twin sharing). Valid until December 1 2013. nonairgsa@dnata.com.

Eid in Istanbul
The Rixos Pera and Rixos Taksim in Istanbul are both offering packages for Eid.
From Dhs1,200 per couple per night (Rixos Taksim Istanbul). From Dhs1,442 per couple per night (Rixos Pera Istanbul). Valid August 7-10. elysiumsuitestaksim@rixos.com (+90 212 373 0100). pera@rixos.com (+90 212 377 7000).

Selous discovery in Tanzania
The package at the game reserve includes return flights and four nights full-board in a luxury camp.
From Dhs6,214 per person. Valid until December 31. Amitchell@serena.co.ke (+254 734 699822).

Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman
A four-night stay for the price of three, including a sunset cruise for two.
From Dhs15,964 per couple. Valid until September 30 (excluding Eid). reservations-zighy@sixsenses.com (+968 2673 5555).

The Chedi Muscat
The golf package includes a stay in the hotel and session at the Almouj Golf, Muscat Hills and Ghala Valley course.
From Dhs2,575 per person per night. Offer is valid until September 30. (+968 2452 4401).

W Doha Hotel & Residences
The Ramadan package includes a one night stay, late check out and a 20 percent discount on suhoor.
From Dhs 857 per couple. Until Eid. www.whoteldoha.com (+974 4453 5000).

Yoga Retreats in Vietnam
A nine-day trip, featuring visits to UNESCO heritage sites, national parks and an orphanage. The company will donate Dhs500 per participant to children’s charity CNCF.
Dhs5,999 (excluding flights). Valid August 21-29. info@yogaretreats.ae.

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