Travel deals in Dubai this week

Hotel offers and vacation promotions to check out this week

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. www.fairmont.com.

Shangri-la Hotel Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi
The special occasions package includes a daily buffet breakfast, bottle of bubbly and bouquet of flowers in the room upon arrival.
Dhs950 per night. Ongoing. www.shangri-la.com/abudhabi/shangrila (02 509 8617).

Further afield

Amari Phuket
Take the kids on holiday with you to this Thai Island. The Family Beach Escape includes accommodation on a secluded beach, round-trip airport transfers, daily breakfast, dinner, play areas, late check-out until 4pm, 20 percent discount at Breeze Spa and 20 percent discount on food and beverages in the hotel’s restaurants.
From Dhs845 per night (minimum three nights). Until December 20. www.amari.com/phuket.

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. www.conradhotels.com/shopthecity.

Hotel Eden Roc, Switzerland
The hotel in Ascona has just re-opened the restaurant La Brezza. On May 4 2015, two Michelin-awarded chef Mauro Colagreco will join the hotel for a one-off event, as part of the Sapori Ticino culinary festival, which features representatives from the 50 best restaurants in the world. This package includes an overnight stay with breakfast, welcome drink at the Eden Bar and use of the Eden Roc Spa.
Dhs1,650 per person. Valid May 4 2015. www.edenroc.ch (+4191 785 7171).

Jumeirah Bodrum Palace Hotel
This new hotel in Turkey, located at Zeytinlikahve Cove, ten minutes from the city centre of Bodrum, is due to open on May 1. It boasts 57 swimming pools as well as views of the Aegean Sea. Online reservations open in April.
Prices vary. Open May 1. www.jumeirah.com (+90 252 444 7789).

Mandarin Oriental, Singapore
The ‘swim in style’ package offers two nights’ accommodation in a Ocean Grand room, plus swim pieces by eco-friendly brand FINCH Designs, yoga classes, a Thai massage at the hotel’s poolside cabanas and a spa meal.
From Dhs3,831. Until August 31. www.mandarinoriental.com, mosin-reservations@mohg.com (+65 6885 3030).

Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort
Chef Marcel Ravin has earned a Michelin star for the hotel’s Blue Bay restaurant, which celebrates its tenth anniversary this year.
Dhs940 per night. Ongoing. (+377 9806 0360).

Oman Adventure
This company plans sightseeing and adventure activities in Oman, including caving, climbing, snorkelling and dolphin-watching. Options include one-day trips, or a bespoke multi-trip itinerary, mixing and matching your choice of trips. There is an option of camping or B&B accommodation. The Via Ferrata trip involves a one-hour walk along Oman’s ‘Grand Canyon’. This is a steel cable climbing route, but follows the old original sticks route put in many years ago by villagers.
From Dhs335 per person (self drive). From Dhs611 per person (all inclusive). Ongoing. info@holiday-in-oman.com, www.holiday-in-oman.com (+968 2454 3002).

Six Senses Zighy Bay
This luxury property in Musandam, Oman, teams up with Seawings to provide guests with a 50-minute scenic flight over Dubai, flying from Fujairah Al Dana.
Tours from Dhs2,817 per adult. Ongoing. reservations-zighy@sixsenses.com.

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