11 travel and hotel deals this week

Hotel and travel deals in Dubai and beyond this week

Within the UAE

Amwaj Rotana
This special deal offers guests US$60 (Dhs220) of credit per day that they stay at the resort, which can then be used on their next stay, at Horizon restaurant.
From Dhs1,350 per room per night (based on two sharing). Until September 30. www.rotana.com (04 428 2000).

Jannah Burj Al Sarab
This brand-new five star hotel in Abu Dhabi is in soft launch until September. This introductory offer allows guests to ‘pay what you think it’s worth’ for bed and breakfast stays this month. Subject to availability and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Prices vary. Until August 31. www.jannah.ae, jbas@jannah.ae (800 526 624).

Novotel Dubai Al Barsha
The staycation deal includes four nights’ accommodation, two complimentary spa treatments, dinner for two at Cravin’ Cajun, access to the Kids’ Club and free shuttles to popular attractions.
From Dhs1,999 per couple. Until September 6. www.accorhotels.com (04 304 9000).

Taj Dubai
This deal for Dubai Summer Surprises offers guests ten percent discount on the best available rate, plus 25 percent discount on both food and beverages, as well as the spa. Also included are two free tickets to Reel Cinemas. Quote ‘DSS offer’.
Prices vary. Until September 31. www.tajhotels.com, tthdxb@tajhotels.com (04 384 3100).

Tilal Liwa Hotel
A special package for Eid Al Adha, the rate includes an overnight stay with desert view, exotic fruit basket on arrival, buffet breakfast, lunch or dinner and free use of recreational facilities. There are also a number of family-friendly activities available, including kite flying, horse riding and more. The deal is only available to GCC nationals and residents.
From Dhs799 per room per nigh (double occupancy). Valid September 22-26 2015. reservations.tilal@danathotels.com, www.danathotels.com (+971 2894 6111).

Further afield

Ciclismo Classico
Book this cycling tour of Piedmont, Italy, featuring truffle hunting. Guests will stay in four-star hotels en route during the seven-day trip and explore the regions of Gavi, Acqui Terme, Alba and lower Monferrato.
From Dhs16,877 per person. Valid September 30-October 6 and October 10-16. www.ciclismoclassico.com (+1 800 866 7314).

Cambo Challenge
The original Lanka Challenge (taking place in September) has a launched a sister expedition: a tuk tuk trip across Cambodia, taking place in October. It’s a 12-day trip, starting and finishing in Siem Reap.
Dhs9,550 per person (team of two). Dhs9,180 per person (team of three). Valid October 17-28 2015. www.largeminority.travel/cambo-challenge-more-info.

Essque Zalu Resort and Spa
This yoga retreat package in Zanzibar includes accommodation, airport transfers, three local, organic meals a day, daily yoga classes and workshops, plus events such as an African drumming session. Book via Yogalates Bliss to get a Dhs200 discount.
From Dhs7,500 per person (based on two sharing). Dhs11,250 per person (single occupancy). Valid October 9-16. yogalatesdxb@gmail.com, www.yogalatesblissindubai.com.

Grand Hotel Tremezzo
This luxury resort is located on Italy’s famous Lake Como, has its own stretch of private beach and is offering a two-night stay in a luxury suite, daily breakfast and dinner for two with bubbly in your suite.
Dhs4,858 per night (double occupancy, minimum two nights’ stay). Ongoing. reservations@grandhoteltremezzo.com (+39 0344 42491).

The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul
A summer deal for GCC residents, the ‘Treat You’ package allows guests to reserve three nights in a Deluxe or Club room, or Executive Suite, and pay for only two nights. The deal includes breakfast for two and access to The Ritz-Carlton Spa.
From Dhs1,225. Until December 31. www.ritzcarlton.com/istanbul (+90 212 334 4444).

Tschuggen Grand Hotel
Join the Arosa Classic Car event in Switzerland with this special package. It includes three nights’ half-board accommodation, free admission to the Tschuggen Bergoase spa, a 25-minute partial body massage, free use of the Tschuggen Express and an Arosa All-Inclusive Card.
From Dhs2,700 per person. Valid September 4-7 2015. www.tschuggen.ch (+41 81 378 9999).

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