Travel events and deals

Hotel offers and discount stays in the UAE and around the world

Our picks of the week

1 Risk ‘Stendhal syndrome’ in Florence at Hotel Savoy
See further afield.

2 An Eid break in Dubai at JW Marriott Marquis
Within the UAE.

3 Eid discount at Golden Sands Hotel Apartments
Within the UAE.

4 Yoga and wellness retreat in Sri Lanka
See further afield.

5 SA celebrations at Anantara Al Sahel Villa Resort
Within the UAE.

Within the UAE

Anantara Al Sahel Villa Resort
This month, in celebration of South African Heritage Day, South African nationals will receive a discount on stays at this African-themed resort on Sir Bani Yas Island. From Dhs1,200 per night with breakfast (Dhs875 for South Africans).
Until September 30., (02 656 1399).

Golden Sands Hotel Apartments
An Eid Al Adha deal, for bed and breakfast stays in a one room studio. From Dhs625 per night.
Valid from October 2-9 2014. (04 355 5553).

JW Marriott Marquis
An Eid Al Adha break at the world’s tallest hotel offers up to 25 percent discount on the best available room rate. Quote ‘LRR’ when booking. From Dhs1,250 per room.
Valid October 3-10 2014. (04 449 0875).

Sofitel Dubai Downtown
An introductory offer at this new art-themed hotel. From Dhs750 per night (including breakfast).
Until September 30.

Towers Rotana Dubai
Buffet breakfast, complimentary scheduled transfers to Dubai’s main malls and a Dhs200 voucher to spend in The Dubai Mall. Valid for a minimum stay of two nights. From Dhs550 per room, per night.
Until September 30. (04 343 8000).

Further afield

Hotel Savoy, Florence
The hotel is located on Piazza della Repubblica, close to the Duomo and a short walk from the Uffizi Gallery. Stay for three nights or more and receive a 20 percent discount on the best available room rate. Stays are in double rooms, on a bed and breakfast basis. From Dhs1,911.
Valid until November 1 2014. (+39 055 273 5831).

Hotel Eden Roc, Ascona, Switzerland
An Eid Al-Adha break, which includes a three-night stay with buffet breakfast, complimentary access to the Eden Roc Spa, a 20-minute helicopter flight and a daily voucher worth CHF100 for use in the hotel’s restaurants and lounges. From Dhs5,480 per person (in a double room).
Valid October 1- January 4 2015 and March 6-26 2015. (+4191 785 7171).

Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard
This South African hotel has a hilltop setting and private vineyard. Enjoy a free night when you book for a minimum of four nights. From Dhs1,514.
Valid until December 21., (+27 11 325 4405).

Tschuggen Grand Hotel
This weekend break, aimed at women, focuses on outdoor sporting activities with a personal trainer. You can also book catwalk training with the official coach of the Miss Switzerland competition. From Dhs2,483 per person.
Valid November 28- December 4. (+41 81 378 9999).

Raffles Istanbul Hotel
This opening offer at the brand new hotel, located in Zorlu Center, provides a 20 percent discount on rooms and suites.
Prices vary. Until October 31. (+90 212 924 0200).

Yoga Way Retreat
An Eid retreat in Southern Sri Lanka, staying in a colonial family house near Hikkiduwa beach. Includes twice-daily yoga, guided meditation, breakfast and dinner. Dhs2,056 (excluding flights and transfers).
Valid October 3-6. (055 979 5880).

Dubai’s popular Italian joint is getting a “cheesy facelift”

Don't miss last remaining places in 5,000-strong ambassador team

Entering couldn’t be easier…

Sponsored: Tickets to the five-day festival of music and culture are now on sale

FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai launches exclusive new club

A kid accidentally calls in the universe’s deadliest hunter, the world’s clumsiest spy is out to save the world again and Blake Lively has a ‘simple’ favour to ask


Follow us