This week’s travel deals

Travel deals in Dubai and beyond for October 7-13

Within the UAE

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
GCC residents can get ten percent off the best available room rate. You’ll also get a daily buffet breakfast, unlimited access to the facilities at Talise Ottoman Spa, as well as beach, pool and Sinbad’s Kids’ Club access, high-speed internet, shuttle service and two free tickets to Wild Wadi Waterpark. Prices vary. Ongoing. Jzsinfo@jumeirah.com (04 453 0000).

Kempinski Hotel Ajman
The spa retreat package offers an overnight stay for two, plus a 90-minute massage with body exfoliation and hydrating foot pack. Buffet breakfast for two and free Wi-Fi is also included and guests can take advantage of a 72-hour cancellation policy.
From Dhs1,100 per couple. Until December 31. Reservation.ajman@kempinski.com (06 714 5555).

Manzil Downtown Dubai
This staycation offer includes ten percent off the best available room rate and 20 percent off Emaar Hospitality Group restaurants. Two packages are available. The first option features two complimentary VIP tickets to At The Top, Burj Khalifa and two free tickets to Reel Cinemas. The second option features two free tickets to Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo and two complimentary tickets to Reel Cinemas.
Prices vary. Until December 20. Connect.downtown@vida-hotels.com (04 423 8899).

Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara
This romance package in the Liwa Desert includes accommodation in a suite or villa, chocolate and one bottle of sparkling grape or date juice on arrival, daily buffet breakfast for two, 90-minute couple’s massage and late check-out up to 4pm.
From Dhs2,600 per night. Until December 31 2016. www.anantara.com.

Raffles Dubai
Book the Stay Another Night with Raffles offer and stay four nights for the price of three. Valid for stays between November 16, 2015 and February 29, 2016.
Prices vary. Until February 29, 2016. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha, www.raffles.com (04 324 8888).

Rixos Bab Al Bahr
The family fun package at this resort in Ras Al Khaimah is all-inclusive and features a jet ski experience, early check-in and late check-out, and 50 percent discount on extra beds. The deal includes a two-night stay in a family room (double bedroom, adjacent twin bedroom and two bathrooms). From Dhs2,200 per night. Until October 31. www.rixos.com, sales.rak@rixos.com (07 244 4400).

Taj Dubai
The spa discovery package offers guests staying for a minimum of two nights a daily buffet breakfast, plus a 60-minute massage and a choice of 30-minute facial at Jiva Spa.
From Dhs899. Until March 31, 2016. reservations.tthdxb@tajhotels.com.

The Oberoi Dubai
Book a room at this contemporary, luxury Business Bay hotel overlooking the Burj Khalifa, with a special winter rate. The hotel has 224 rooms and 28 suites, decorated with timber floors, silk fabric, hand-tufted rugs and commissioned artworks.
Dhs1,100 per night. Until March 31, 2016. www.oberoihotels.com, reservations.todb@oberoihotels.com (04 444 1444).

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
25 properties worldwide are participating in the “unforgettable experiences” promotion. Experiences at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah include a hot air balloon ride in the desert or camel ride, followed by dinner for two. At Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, the experiences include private dune bashing and a falconry show.
Prices vary. Ongoing. www.waldorfastoria.com/unforgettableexperiences (+1 800 925 3673).

Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi
For the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the hotel is flying in Italian chef Antonio Mellino from two-Michelin starred restaurant Quattro Passi in London. Mellino will be offering a special menu during race weekend. Advanced reservation is required.
Dhs450 per person minimum spend. Valid November 26-29. dining@viceroyhotelsandresorts.com (+971 656 0600).

Further afield

Al Bustan Palace
The Flavours of Oman package features a guided tour of the Nizwa Souk, Nizwa Fort and the Jebel Akhdar mountains. The deal includes an overnight stay in a deluxe sea room, a full-day excursion and a 25-minute signature scrub at the Six Senses Spa.
From Dhs3,916 per room (double occupancy). Until December 26. Reservations.albustan@ritzcarlton.com (+968 24 799 666).

Alila Jabal Akhdar
This resort within Oman’s Al Hajar mountain range launches the Couple Celebration deal. Stay in a Jabal Terrace suite, with breakfast served in-suite (or on your private balcony), private in-suite spa treatments and dinner at Juniper restaurant.
Minimum of two nights’ stay. Valid weekdays only. From Dhs3,720 per room per night (double occupancy). Until December 18. www.alilahotels.com.

Cambo Challenge
The original Lanka Challenge has 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. www.largeminority.travel/cambo-challenge-more-info.

Gayana Eco Resort
Escape to the tropical jungle of Gaya Island in Borneo, Malaysia, with a three- or five-day spa holiday at Gayana Eco Resort. A three-night stay includes boat transfer, daily breakfast for two, one wellness dinner for two, a bottle of grape and four spa treatments. Five nights includes all that plus
a five-course dinner.
Dhs3,800 (Lagoon Villa for two for three nights). Dhs5,550 (five nights). Ongoing. Info@gayana-eco-resort.com (+6 088 380 390).

Great Rwanda Yoga Tour
Book this five-night trip run by Yoga Fest to Rwanda. As well as daily yoga sessions, the itinerary will include a visit to a women’s sewing co-operative, Akagera National Park, a safari boat ride on Lake Ihema, safari in the Kirara plain, a mountain gorilla trek and more.
Dhs12,000 per person (excluding flights). Valid October 15-20. hello@yogafest.me, www.yogafest.me.

Holiday Inn Resorts
Guests can enjoy a break with up to 30 percent off room rates including breakfast. IHG Rewards Club members will get an extra five percent off. These discounted rates are available at resorts across Thailand, Indonesia and the Maldives. The Kids Stay and Eat Free offer adds even more value for families.
Prices vary. Until December 19. www.ihg.com.

Lightfoot
Travel The Dubai-based luxury tour operator offers a six-day package deal to Cambodia. It includes a visit to Angkor Wat and hotel stay at Siem Reap’s Belmond La Rsidence d’Angkor, plus a visit to the southern coast for a stay at Song Saa Private Island resort.
From Dhs17,400 per person. Until October 31. www.lightfoottravel.com (04 455 8788).

The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul
A summer deal for GCC residents, the Treat You package allows guests to reserve three nights in a Deluxe, Club room, or Executive Suite, and pay for just 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).

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