THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCESM
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES

The most sophisticated staycation deals in the UAE – January 2024

Ring in the new year with these stylish UAE staycations, from a luxury beachfront golf escape to complimentary beach days, suite upgrades and discounted spa treatments

Isabella Sullivan

4 January 2024

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With many tourists returning home and festive travel over, January is a fantastic time to enjoy an enticing UAE staycation. Without hoards of travellers, hotels and resorts look to pull in UAE residents with exciting staycation offers, and additions like complimentary meals, free-flowing beverages, upgrades and spa discounts. A UAE staycation is also a fantastic way to combat the post-festive January blues (though in the UAE, are there really any?) Here are the best staycation deals in the UAE this month.

Staycation deals in Dubai – January 2024

Palazzo Versace poolside and hotel exterior

Palazzo Versace

When it comes to opulent and extravagant hotels in Dubai, few hit the mark like Palazzo Versace does. Sitting on the banks of the Creek, this stand-out property – designed in partnership with the Italian fashion house – is pure escapism, with gilded interiors, marble, Italian furniture and the signature Medusa head at every turn. This January, the hotel has launched a limited-time ‘Ultimate Getaway’ package, which includes special rates and a host of benefits across the property. Available on bookings until 31 January, guests can stay in one of the hotel’s Versace-styles Deluxe Rooms from AED1,250, including breakfast, and enjoy a 15% discount on The Spa and across the hotel’s dining experiences – Giardino, Vanitas, Enigma, Mosaico and more. 
Valid through January 2024; palazzoversace.ae

Jumeirah Living Marina Gate: view of swimming pool and Dubai Marina

Jumeirah Living Marina Gate

Perfect for UAE residents looking to upgrade their weekend pool time and enjoy beautiful views in a vibrant location Jumeirah Living Marina Gate is offering a UAE staycation this month. Located on the edge of Dubai Marina overlooking bobbing yachts and palm-lined boulevards, the shiny, ultra-modern hotel and residential tower offers a great spot to unwind, relax and enjoy the cooler weather. UAE residents are able to get a 30% saving on stays, enjoy complimentary breakfast, and get 20% off in the Amara Lounge – the hotel’s all-day restaurant. Guests booking a Premium Two Bedroom Suite or Premium Three Bedroom Suite will also get complimentary access to Jumeirah’s private beachfront at the Madinat, and all staycationers will get a preferential rate to the Wild Wadi Waterpark™.
Dubai Marina; jumeirah.com, jlmgreservations@jumeirah.com 

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Jumeirah Creekside Hotel

A contemporary urban hotel in old Dubai, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel is a great spot for a UAE staycation, thanks to its sweeping swimming pool with Creek views and a fantastic array of family activities. What’s more, families can bring their beloved fur babies along for the stay, as Jumeirah Creek Hotel has designed pet-friendly areas and special in-room pet amenities on request. This season, the hotel is offering a Pet Staycation with up to 25% savings on paw-friendly rooms with complimentary breakfast using the code PETCATION. Included in the pet staycation are pet treats for your furry friends and up to 30% savings on spa treatments – giving adults the chance to unwind while little ones will love feeding the fish at the Plumeria fishpond, private cinema hosting movie nights and a two-tier swimming pool.
Dubai Creek; +971 4 230 8555jumeirah.com

Staycation deals in Ras Al Khaimah

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The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach

Ritz-Carlton operates two iconic properties in Ras Al KhaimahThe Ritz-Carlton Rask Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, and beachy The Ritz-Carlton, Al Hamra Beach. Al Hamra opts for a more tropical, Balinese vibe, located on the white sands of the vibrant Al Hamra community – home to an 18-hole golf course, shops, a marina and restaurants. Guests stay in a collection of beachfront private pool villas and enjoy foliage-filled gardens, beach access and Indian Ocean island-inspired decor with billowing white bed drapes, lots of teak and outdoor bathtubs and showers. Until 30 April 2024, the hotel is offering a Golf Escapes package for both UAE residents and tourists, making the most of the resort’s strategic location next to the PGA-sanctioned Al Hamra Golf Course. Guests can enjoy a play on the course when staying in an Al Bahar Tented Pool Villa using the promotional code ZJ4.

For non-golfers, the serene resort is also offering the ‘Ultimate Staycation’ package, which includes al all-inclusive stay with breakfast, lunch and dinner – where guests can choose to dine at either The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach or desert resort sister property, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert. The offer includes a three-course meal per dining event, alongside a complimentary 60-minute kayaking and archery experience, followed by a soothing 15-minute foot massage at The Spa. To book this promotion use code: D60
Al Hamra, Ras Al Khaimah; villas from AED2,500 per night; ritzcarlton.com/alhamrabeach

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The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

Nestled in the burnt-orange dunes of the Ras Al Khaimah desert, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert is one of the UAE’s most iconic desert resorts. Popular for honeymoons, romantic escapes and family breaks, the unique property is offering guests a two-night staycation offer inclusive of breakfast at Kaheela Restaurant and AED 150 in resort credit. To book this offer, use promotional Code:ZJL.
Al Ashish; ritzcarlton.com

Staycation deals in Abu Dhabi

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The Abu Dhabi EDITION

Ian Schrager’s sophisticated Edition is one of Abu Dhabi’s sleekest and most popular hotels, located at the trendy Al Bateen marina and bringing the brand’s signature London-meets-New York City vibe to the UAE capital. The property is offering two attractive staycation deals this summer, one on its minimalist and modern rooms and the other on its luxurious suites. With EDITION Escape, guests can enjoy an overnight stay in a deluxe room with breakfast and dinner at chic brasserie Market at EDITION from AED700 per night. Alternatively, for AED1,200, The Suite Escape includes early check-in, late check-out – into a suite, of course – breakfast for two at Market and AED350 in food and beverage credit to enjoy during the stay. The escape offer is only available on certain dates, so make sure to check with reservations to avoid disappointment.
AL Bateen, Abu Dhabi; editionhotels.com, +971 (0)2 208 0000

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