Get away for less this weekend with 7 staycation deals

Get discounts, free nights or food with these awesome stay away bargains

Let's face it, the end of a big night out can be something of an anticlimax when you're struggling to find a cab home. Instead, why not treat yourself and stay away for the night with one of these seven awesome staycation deals?

Dubai

Fairmont The Palm - 25% 0ff
It’s your last chance to snap up the hotel’s Fairmont Moments Offer. Make a reservation by Friday March 31 for stays until Sunday April 30 and save up to 25 percent on the room rate. If you’re a Fairmont President’s Club member, you can also enjoy a free room upgrade.
Prices vary. Until March 31. Palm Jumeirah, www.fairmont.com (04 457 3388).

The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC - Free night
One of the jewels of the Marina, this stunning five-star hotel is set amid some 37,000 square metres of landscaped gardens and overlooks a large beach. With the Treat You package, you can stay in a room on the The Ritz-Carlton Club Level for four nights and pay for just three. You also get free airport transfers to and from the hotel.
From Dhs3,050 room, per night. Until December 20. The Walk, JBR, www.ritzcarlton.com/dubai (04 399 4000).

The Westin Dubai Al Habtoor City - Residents’ deal
Resting on the banks of the Dubai Canal, this recent arrival has all the grandeur you’d expect from a Westin property. As part of its latest deal, it’s offering UAE residents 20 percent off the room rate, 20 percent off food and beverages (excluding brunch), a buy one, get one free on spa treatments, and a late check-out until 2pm.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.westindubaialhabtoorcity.com (04 437 3333).

Rest of the UAE

Suite escape Beach Rotana
Few hotels in the capital have such a prime position as the Beach Rotana and considering the five-star luxury on offer, its room rates are very reasonable. They are even more of a snip if you snap up the Romantic Getaway deal that includes a night in a suite, a couples’ massage in Zen the Spa, a special romantic dinner created by the chefs at Finz and a late check-out.
From Dhs1,100 per room, per night. Ongoing. Al Zahiyah Area, Abu Dhabi, www.rotana.com (02 697 9000).

DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island - Brunch & stay
Everyone loves a good Friday fiesta, but if the thought of trekking up to Ras Al Khaimah for one doesn’t entice you, maybe this deal could sway you. Tuck into the Islanders Brunch hosted jointly by Vespa and Brasserie before enjoying an overnight stay in one of the hotel’s modern rooms, breakfast for two and a late check-out until 5pm. We’re in.
From Dhs650 per room, per night. Ongoing. Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah, www.marjanislandresort.doubletreebyhilton.com (07 203 0000).

Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas - Residents’ deal
Set on a vast private beach and surrounded by the greenery of Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas is an idyllic location for a short getaway. Take advantage of the UAE Resident Package and enjoy a free breakfast and 20 percent off food, drinks and spa treatments.
Prices vary. Until March 31. Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, www.abudhabi.park.hyatt.com (+968 2237 7777).

Ramada Beach Hotel - 15% off
Just 30 minutes from Dubai International Airport but far enough away to make you feel like you’ve escaped the city, this popular hotel is a good choice for those after a well-priced staycation. The Ramada is even more affordable when you book seven to 14 days in advance as you’ll receice as much as 15 percent off the best available room rate. Nice work.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Shiekh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Street, Ajman, www.wyndhamhotels.com (06 742 9999).

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