Travel deals in Dubai this week

Hotel offers and vacation promotions to check out this week

Our picks of the week

1 Detox at Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah
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2 Take a hammam holiday at Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum
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3 Immerse yourself in art at The Dolder Grand, Zurich
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4 Shop across the globe at Conrad Hotels & Resorts See further afield.

5 Take a discounted staycation at Fairmont UAE
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Within the UAE

Fairmont UAE Get discounted rates through the online ‘Seasonal Saver Offer’. At Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi and Fairmont Dubai there’s 15 percent off accommodation plus a complimentary room upgrade. Fairmont The Palm is offering a ten percent discount and a complimentary upgrade.
From Dhs849 per room. Until April 30. Radisson Blu Resort Fujairah Try ‘Sprunch’, the new spa and brunch. An international buffet is served in Breeze restaurant.

Enjoy a free 15-minute massage or get 15 percent off any spa package. Use of the spa facilities and gym is also included.
Dhs185 (food and spa). Dhs220 (food, spa and soft drinks). Dhs260 (food, spa and selected beverages). Fri 12.30pm-3pm. Ongoing,

Talise Spa
The detox yoga retreat package includes daily yoga classes, daily breakfast (January 16 and 17), a juicing class and lecture with Talise Nutrition Executive Well-being Chef Gabi Kurz, a two-hour detoxifying spa treatment, two infra-red sauna sessions and access to the private beach and the spa facilities. Overnight accommodation is available on request.
Dhs1,790 per person (excluding accommodation). Dhs3,000 (additional charge for two nights’ accommodation). Valid January 15-17, 2015. (04 366 6818).

Further afield

Carlton Hotel St. Moritz
This year the Engadin Valley, where St. Moritz is located, celebrates 150 years of winter tourism. The St. Moritz Gourmet Festival takes place this month and features award-winning British chef Angela Hartnett. This package includes three nights’ accommodation, buffet breakfast, three gourmet food events, private butler service and spa access.
From Dhs7,700 per person. Valid January 26-29, 2015. (+41 81 836 7000).

Conrad Hotels & Resorts
The global ‘Shop the City by Conrad’ retail and travel experience runs at Conrad properties across the globe, and finishes at Conrad New York in December next year. The event reaches Conrad Dubai in April 2015. The package includes a two-night stay in a suite, a private chauffeur-driven car and a personal shopping assistant who will guide the shoppers through high-end retailers in the city.
Prices vary. Until December 2015.

Hotel Eden Roc, Ascona, Switzerland
A three-night stay with buffet breakfast, 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 March 6-26, 2015. (+41 91 785 7171).

Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum
The hammam experience at this port city in Turkey includes accommodation, a gourmet Turkish tasting menu, a sightseeing tour, two 45-minute hammam experiences, plus a workshop on the history of the treatment.
Valid for a minimum of three nights. From Dhs5,721 per night. Until March 31, 2015. (+ 90 252 311 1888).

The Dolder Grand, Zurich
The ‘Zurich and art’ package offers a two-night stay with breakfast, a three-course dinner and one ticket per person to the Egon Schiele – Jenny Saville exhibition at Kunsthaus Zurich including a guided art tour on request.
From Dhs5,804 per couple. Until January 18. (+41 44 456 6000).

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