Public holiday? 15 travel deals for the long weekend

With Sunday January 12 declared a holiday, make the most of it now

Within the UAE

Amwaj Rotana
A special package for Dubai Shopping Festival 2014 providing a 15 percent discount on food and beverages in the hotel and reflexology treatments, plus complimentary shuttle to Dubai’s main malls and a 4pm late checkout.
From Dhs1,418 per person, per night. Valid until February 2. (04 428 2000).

Burj Al Arab
The winter dream package offers four nights in a luxury suite.
From Dhs6,741 for a minimum four-night stay. Ongoing. (04 301 7400).

Jumeirah Hotels
Book a minimum five nights in a suite at one of the group’s selected hotels in Dubai (including Madinat Jumeirah and Jumeirah Beach Hotel), Abu Dhabi or the Maldives and get a free night at the Burj Al Arab.
Prices vary. Until January 30 2014., (04 406 8500).

Jumeirah Rotana
The Business Escape package offers guests a buffet breakfast, free wi-fi and use of a meeting room for up to three hours, plus a 20 percent discount on food and drink outlets in the hotel.
From Dhs650. Ongoing. (04 345 5888).

Further afield

Al Bustan Palace Oman
Includes accommodation and breakfast for two adults.
From Dhs810 per room per night. Ongoing. (+968 2476 4205).

The bounce-back spa package is available at Amari Palm Reef Koh Samui.
Amari Palm Reef Koh Samui: From Dhs1,303 for a three-night stay. Valid until October 31 2014.

Beach House Iruveli
Take advantage of a free night when paying for three, four or five nights at this luxury property on Haa Alif, the most northerly atoll in the Maldives. Or stay 14 nights and only pay for ten.
From Dhs2,365 per night. Valid January 11-31 2014, March 1-April 12, April 22-September 28, October 6-31. (+960 332 5977).

Cheval Blanc Randheli, The Maldives
A new property has launched with 45 villas, located on Noonu Atoll (get there via a 40 minute trip by journeying north of Malé).
From Dhs4,775 per night (based on double occupancy of island villa). Ongoing. (+960 656 1515).

Corinthia Hotel London
Newly launched this month, the hotel is now offering day trips to the 17th century Petworth Estate in West Sussex, by helicopter or car.
From Dhs21,670 (including two nights’ stay at Corinthia Hotel London). Ongoing.,

Eden Roc Hotel
The new boot camp weekend packages in Italy include access to the Eden Roc Spa.
Dhs6,341 per person. Valid April 24-27.

Jordan Active Adventure
Enjoy a nine-day tour starting in Amman.
Dhs4,810 per person (based on twin sharing). Valid until April 30.

Jumeirah Frankfurt
The festive package includes tea on arrival, a daily buffet breakfast and a four-course festive menu, with grape pairing thrown in for good measure.
From Dhs2,224 per couple. Valid until February 9., (+49 69 297 2370).

St Regis Hotels & Resorts
The Art Unveiled programme offers guests of the The St Regis Rome and The St Regis Florence guided tours of notable galleries and private exhibitions.
From Dhs2,677 per couple for a half day tour.

The Chateau Spa & Organic Wellness Resort, Malaysia
The ‘beauty essence’ spa package is valid for three-night stays.
From Dhs6,375 per person. Valid until March 31. (04 316 6272).

The Dolder Grand, Zurich
The art package includes two nights’ stay, breakfast, dinner and entrance to the Edvard Munch show.
From Dhs6,000 per couple. Valid until January 12. (+41 44 456 6000).

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