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Dubai Residents’ Deals

Dubai Residents’ Deals

If you’re looking to make the most of Dubai and the rest of the UAE for less, you’re in luck. We’ve rounded up heaps of deals – including ones specific to Dubai residents – to save you cash and keep you entertained. So if you’re not looking to travel there’s loads to do right here in Dubai – from hotel deals to spa offers, money off at top Dubai attractions and more. For more things to do in Dubai, click here. Read on to make the most of Dubai’s and the UAE’s best residents’ deals.

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Dubai

UAE residents’ deals

Anantara
Whether you’re a local resident looking for a getaway on a desert island at Desert Islands Resort Spa by Anantara, want to explore the scenic mangroves at Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel Abu Dhabi or want to laze by the pool at Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, expect a 25 percent discount off your room. Across the UAE and Oman, Anantara is offering up a special promotion, and it includes 25 percent off gourmet food and drinks, massage treatments and resort activities.
Until Tue Mar 31. Various locations throughout the UAE, www.anantara.com.

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
Who would give up that chance to treat themselves to a staycation at the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah? Well, now is your chance to stay there for less. The stunning resort is offering three exclusive UAE residents offer, and they include a nifty 20 percent discount on best available rates, access to The Terrace and Jumeirah‘s private beach, unlimited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark and the Summersalt beach club.
Prices vary. Until Sep 30, 2020. Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim, www.jumeirah.com (04 301 7400).

Caesars Bluewaters Dubai
If you’re after an excuse to stay over at Bluewaters Dubai, Caesars Palace and Resort has just the exclusive UAE staycation offer. Expect a 15 percent discount on best available rates, breakfast for two, a free dinner at any of the restaurants including Zhen Wei and Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen, access to Cove Beach, and free access to Laguna Waterpark, Mattel Play! Town and The Green Planet. Steal.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Caesars Bluewaters Dubai, www.caesars.com/dubai (04 556 6666).

Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai
Fancy an exclusive UAE residents staycation that offers 30 percent off best available rates at a fancy hotel? Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai on the Palm Jumeirah is the place to be. With early check-in and late check-out, a daily buffet breakfast, unlimited access to its wellness centre, 20 percent off spa treatments and fun for the little ones at its kids club, it’s a deal not to be missed out on. Just be sure to bring your Emirates ID.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Palm Jumeirah, www.kempinski.com (04 248 8888).

Grand Hyatt Dubai
This hotel is packing all the staycation punches with ten percent off the price of your room and 20 percent off any spa treatments booked at Ahasees Spa during your stay. Oh, and did we mentin breakfast is included too? Book your Grand Staycation Now
Prices vary. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Sheikh Rashid Road, Dubai, www.hyatt.com (04 317 1234).

Hilton Dubai Jumeirah
If you’re in the mood for brunch, soaking up the sun at the beach and fancy a staycation right in Dubai, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah has launched the offer you’re after. The ‘Cheeky Tiki Staycation’ deal is offering UAE residents a weekend party escape in true Polynesian style. For two people, the package includes an overnight stay at the hotel over weekend, Friday brunch at Trader Vic’s JBR and access to Wavebreaker private beach club on Saturdays. Now that’s a staycay worth doing.
Dhs899 for two. Until Thu Apr 30. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk, JBR, www3.hilton.com (04 318 2111).

Jumeirah Hotels
The great thing about being a UAE resident looking for a stellar staycation across the city is that you’ll get exclusive offers at any Jumeirah hotel – whether you’re staying at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers and more. Save up to 20 percent off your staycation, daily breakfast along with lunch or dinner at over 40 participating restaurants and unlimited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark. Not too shabby.
Prices vary, www.jumeirah.com.

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
It’s time to make the most of the cool (yet sunny) weather before summer kicks in, and you can do it in true staycation style on the Palm Jumeirah if you take on Jumeirah Zabeel Saray’s new UAE residents’ deal. Along with breakfast and lunch of dinner included, staycationers can expect a 20 percent discount on rooms.
From Dhs600. Ongoing. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah, www.jumeirah.com/JZSUAE.

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira Dubai
Stay along the Jumeirah Beach Road’s long stretch at the swanky Mandarin oriental Jumeira Dubai and get a nifty 20 percent off best available rates, along with other benefits on checking in.
Ongoing. Jumeirah beach Road, www.mandarinoriental.com/dubai (04 777 2222).

Palace Downtown
Fancy staying in the heart of Dubai? Palace Downtown is the place to be. During your stay, expect 20 percent off dining at all Emaar Hospitality Group restaurants while your children up to the age of 12 can dine for free. What’s more, you’ll get two tickets to watch a blockbuster at Reel Cinemas and two VIP passes to Dubai Aquarium Underwater Zoo at The Dubai Mall.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Downtown Dubai, www.addresshotels.com (04 423 8888).

Radisson Blu Dubai Media City and Park Inn by Radisson
Radisson Blu Hotel in Dubai Media City and Park Inn by Radisson are offering special UAE residents‘ offers throughout summer, and they include some nifty discounts.

Until September 30, the Park Inn by Radisson in Dubai Motor City, Dubai’s only motor themed hotel, is offering all residents 20 percent off best available rates on room, and that comes along with a free breakfast and drink at Le Petit Belge. That’s not all, as the offer also gives staycations 30 percent off all spa treatments, along with a weekend lazy breakfast on Fridays and Saturdays. As for Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Media City, staycationers can book a room and get the same amount back in credit to redeem in any of its restaurants and bars throughout their stay. Bargain.
Prices vary. Until Wed Sep 30 (Park Inn by Radisson); until Thu Dec 31 (Radisson Blu Hotel). Various locations including Dubai Motor City (04 249 4100); Dubai Media City (04 366 9111), www.radissonhotels.com.

The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort Marina
This stunning beach resort is offer room prices starting at Dhs1,050 for all UAE residents. Guests can expect 20 percent off food and beverages, spa treatments, and water sports during their stay. Just use the promotional code LRR when booking. It’s good to be a resident, isn’t it?
From Dhs1,050. Ongoing. Al Sufouh (04 399 4141).

Vida Hotels and Resorts
Vida Hotels and Resorts has revealed a brand-new ‘Stay and Play’ staycation offer of all UAE and GCC residents, and it offers up plenty of perks. First off, guests will get a 30 percent discount when booking a bed and breakfast package, and includes three add-ons to choose from. The first option includes tickets to Dubai’s top attractions, including Dubai Aquarium, Kidzania, Reel Cinemas, At the Top at Burj Khalifa and plenty more. As for the second, get a shopping voucher loaded with Dhs200 to spend in Emaar Malls, while the last will offer an upgrade on their dining experience to half board. 
Prices vary. Until Sun Apr 22. Manzil Downtown; Vida Downtown, Downtown Dubai, www.vidahotels.com.

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Aloft City Centre Deira
For some of us, the weekend means one thing only – binge-watching our favourite movies. But why do it on a regular TV when you can watch it on a cinema screen in your very own hotel suite? Stay at Aloft City Centre Deira’s “Cinema Suites” and you can stay in your room and get the silver screen experience, and a whole lot more. The hotel in Deira has four different rooms each with their own theme, with each of them including a cinema screen, a built-in vending machine with snacks and a streaming service with all your favourites. The various rooms include an “Agent House”, a superhero suite, Hollywood and Bollywood suite for those who want to live like a star. Oh, and it includes the option to include breakfast as well.
From Dhs1,416 (prices vary). Ongoing. Baniyas Road, Deira, (04 210 3333).

Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort
For families looking for a range of activities from tennis to watersports (and staying in a ‘Over Water Villa’ where littles ones can dip into three chilled pools), Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort’s family staycation deal is the ideal retreat. Room rates start from Dhs873 per night.
From Dhs873. Until Wed Dec 23. Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, Palm Jumeirah, www.anantara.com/en/palm-dubai (04 567 8999).

Bonnington Hotel
Wouldn’t it be nice to delve into one of Dubai’s most popular brunches and not have to go all the way home afterwards? McGettigan’s has launched just the deal to solve that problem. The Irish institute in Dubai is now offering a brunch and stay package, where two brunchgoers can enjoy the Irish hangout’s Friday brunch and stay at the five-star Bonnington Hotel afterwards. Available every Friday, it all kicks off with McGettigan’s JLT’s four-hour Friday brunch from 1pm until 5pm, which offers a little bit of everything for foodies and partygoers of Dubai. After that, guests can stroll up to a deluxe room and wake up to a buffet breakfast at the Bonnington Hotel. Ever better, guests can get a late check out at 4pm.
Dhs799 (for two), Dhs580 (for one). Fri 1pm-5pm (brunch). Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster J, JLT, www.bonningtontower.com/brunch-stay (04 356 0000).

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
Who would give up that chance to treat themselves to a staycation at the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah? Well, now is your chance to stay there for less. The stunning resort is offering three exclusive UAE residents offer, and they include a nifty 20 percent discount on best available rates, access to The Terrace and Jumeirah‘s private beach, unlimited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark and the Summersalt beach club.
Prices vary. Until Sep 30, 2020. Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim, BAAreservations@jumeirah.com (04 301 7400).

DUKES THE PALM, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
This was one of the first all-inclusive offers for residents to launch in Dubai, and it’s still going on strong. For Dhs1,000 per person per night, the package gives you access to the all of the hotel’s food and beverage outlets, including top Indian restaurant Khyber and poolside steakhouse West14th, breakfast at the Great British Restaurant and more. You’ll also get unlimited drinks by the pool.
Dhs1,000. Ongoing. DUKES The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 1111).

Fairmont Dubai
Book the weekend getaway package and you’ll get 15 percent off your room. You’ll also get buffet breakfast at Cascades, 20 percent off restaurants, 20 percent off spa treatments and a free shuttle bus to The Dubai Mall and Kite Beach.
Prices vary Thu-Sat. Ongoing. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 5555).

Habtoor Palace, LXR Hotels Resorts
A family staycation where the whole gang gets a morning breakfast? That’s something to get onboard with, especially when Habtoor Palace’s “family fun package” also offers late check outs on the weekend.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 435 5555).

JA The Resort
Fancy dining around 25 various venues with the family without having to worry about the paycheck after eating? JA The Resort has just the weekend staycation offer, and it includes unlimited food and drinks, 30 percent off all treatments at the Calm Spa, and the mini bar is even included. Just punch in the promo code ‘UAESTAY’ and the offer is all yours.
From Dhs895. Until Thu Apr 30. JA The Resort, Jebel Ali, www.jaresortshotels.com/dubai/ja-the-resort (04 814 5555).

Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection
This hotel has revealed that it’s offering staycationers completely free access to one of the world’s largest theme parks. Guests at the Polynesian family resort will now get complete access to all of Dubai Parks and Resort’s Motiongate, Bollywood Parks, Legoland Dubai, Legoland Waterpark and Riverland Dubai. The deal is for all future stays, and applies to any room types.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection (04 810 9999).

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City
If you’re not sure what you’re looking for in your staycation, you should head to the Radisson Blu Hotel in Dubai Media City because it has pretty much everything. For Dhs499, you’ll get a one-night stay and nibbles on Friday night, breakfast, a five-course lunch on Saturday, and free-flowing house drinks at Icon, Tamanya Terrace and Certo from check in till check out (AND you can check out late). Plus, you’ll get 50 percent off spa treatments if you need to relax.
Dhs499. Fri. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9119).

Rixos The Palm Dubai
This beachside resort has a top all-inclusive deal. With a minimum three-night stay, staycationers can also get complete access to selected non-motorised water sports activities, complete access to the minibar (that refreshes daily), while little ones will get limitless access to the Rixy Kids‘ Club.
Minimum stay of three nights. Until Fri May 15. Palm Jumeirah, www.thepalmdubai.rixos.com.

Rixos Premium Dubai
Put the words ‘all-inclusive’ in front of a staycation offer in Dubai and our ears immediately prick up.
Rixos Premium Dubai along The Walk, JBR has revealed its ‘All-In Dine Around’ staycation deal, and by the looks of it, it’s true to its word. With prices starting at Dhs1,350 for two, staycationers will get free house beverages, a buffet breakfast and a Dhs150 voucher each day to be spent at the hotel’s venues.
From Dhs1,350 (for two). Ongoing. Rixos Premium Dubai, The Walk, JBR (04 520 0000).

Sofitel The Palm Resort Spa
Sofitel The Palm Resort Spa is offering all of its hotel guests unlimited beverages, including house drinks and mocktails, at its dining outlets.  Guests will only need to add Dhs299 during their stay to have drinks at all the outlets at the resort, including The World Eatery, seafood restaurant Moana and steakhouse Porterhouse Steaks Grills.
Dhs299 per day (hotel guests). Ongoing. Sofitel The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.sofitel-dubai-thepalm.com (04 455 6677).

Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay
Fancy a staycation with activities included? Book a two-night stay at this Business Bay hotel and you’ll get two free tickets to top attractions including Laguna Water Park, Mattel Playtown, Green Planet, or Roxy Cinemas in City Walk. You’ll also get a free shuttle to La Mer Beach and The Dubai Mall.
From Dhs515 (prices vary). Ongoing. Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay (04 369 0000).

Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers
This JLT hotel, which offers up views over Dubai Marina and the Emirates Golf Club, opened in December 2019. It’s the first spot in JLT to have a rooftop pool bar and restaurant, and it has a Shamiana from the iconic Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, too. For the whole of 2020 you can get 20 percent off the usual room rate, too, which sounds good to us.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers, JLT (04 574 1111).

The H Dubai
You can never skip breakfast and dinner, they’re the most important meals of the day. So it’s a good thing you’ll get them for free at The H Dubai’s half board offer. Get a breakfast and three-course dinner at EatMeat during your stay.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8888).

Abu Dhabi

UAE residents deals

Anantara
Whether you’re a local resident looking for a getaway on a desert island at Desert Islands Resort Spa by Anantara, want to explore the scenic mangroves at Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel Abu Dhabi or want to laze by the pool at Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, expect a 25 percent discount off your room. Across the UAE and Oman, Anantara is offering up a special promotion, and it includes 25 percent off gourmet food and drinks, massage treatments and resort activities.
Until Tue Mar 31. Various locations throughout the UAE, www.anantara.com.

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
You can get a Grand Delux room here from Dhs575 plus taxes. It includes breakfast, 20 percent off at the hotel’s restaurants and spa and late check out until 3pm (subject to availability). You’ve got to book befoer March 22, but the stay can take place anytime until September 30.
From Dhs575. Until Mar 22. West Corniche (02 811 5555).

Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort
UAE residents can stay in an Ocean Deluxe room at Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort for the discounted price of Dhs699 if booked before March 14 (for stays before September 30). You will also get a 20 percent discount in all restaurants and the hotel’s spa, use of the Bodyism wellness centre facilities, a guest rate of Dhs50 per Bodyism fitness class and free use of the kids‘ and teens’ club, as well as late checkout until 3pm, subject to availability.
From Dhs699. Mar 14 till Sept 30. Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi (02 811 4444).

Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island Abu Dhabi
UAE residents get 25 percent off stays at this all-inclusive resort on Saadiyat Island. You’ll get all-inclusive food and drinks, water park and wave pool access, free sport activities and free kids’ activities. You’ll have to show your ID when you check in.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Saadiyat Island (02 492 2222).

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Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi
If you want all the benefits of being in the city centre but also want to explore nature on your holiday, this hotel is the one for you. The Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi looks on to the Mangrove National Park while still being in a perfect location to explore the UAE’s capital. If you book and stay between now and March 31, you’ll get 30 percent off food and drinks, a Dhs200 spa credit, a free room upgrade and late check out.
Prices vary. Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi, Salam Street (02 656 1000).

Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort
Escape the city with a trip to Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort this summer. The inviting beach retreat, overlooking Sir Bani Yas Island, enjoys amazing views of the Arabian Gulf and a welcome escape from city life. Book in for a stay this summer and you’ll get a free buffet breakfast as well as a free access to the Body Soul Recreation Club.
From Dhs399. Ongoing. Danat Jebel, Abu Dhabi (02 801 2222).

Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri
We’re partial to a staycation and when there’s a big event on it makes sense to make a weekend of it. With the Dragon Boat Festival set to return to Abu Dhabi on March 27 and 28 Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al beri has launched some staycation deals. The 14th edition of the festival will see the best teams in the country aiming to win and a host of events to encourage newcomers and corporate teams to take part in the two-day festival. You can stay at Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri from Dhs730 for a deluxe room or enjoy a stay next door at Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri from Dhs367, between March 26 and 28.
From Dhs367. March 26-28. Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri and Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri www.shangri-la.com.

The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi
There are plenty of reasons for a staycation at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, especially with its staycation deal. For two nights, expect a free daily breakfast, Dhs200 resort credit per day, one hour complimentary rental of water sports equipment (non-motorized), access to the Sandcastle kids club, and to selected Athletic Club Group Classes.
Prices vary. Ongoing. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi (02 498 8888).

Park Rotana Abu Dhabi
With this five-star hotel being a five- minute drive from Abu Dhabi’s top tourist locations including Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and 15 minutes from Yas Island, this staycation is an absolute steal. A buffet breakfast for a family of four, a Dhs75 food voucher and connecting rooms is you what staycationers can expect.
From Dhs395. Ongoing. Eastern Ring Road, Abu Dhabi (02 657 3333).

Tilal Liwa Hotel
There’s a romantic desert escape in Abu Dhabi filled with adventure activities and discounts, and it’s calling your name. Tilal Liwa Hotel’s “Romantic Desert Escape” offers a sunshine breakfast in the room, a Candlelit five-course dinner with house beverages, bottle of bubbly, 15-minute massage and 20 percent off food. Romantic bargain.
From Dhs699 (weekdays), from Dhs799 (weekends). Ongoing. Madinat Zayed, Abu Dhabi (02 894 6111).

Rest of UAE

UAE residents’ deals

Al Bait Sharjah
This luxurious hotel, which is a collection of five heritage houses previously owned by local families, is located in the Heart of Sharjah, meaning it’s perfect to explore all the museums and art galleries on offer. But if you stay at the hotel you can lounge in the sun or treat yourself to a spa day. UAE residents can get 40 percent off rooms, or, if you’re staying for more than one night, you can get 75 percent off a second night. It’s also a sister of the famously excellent The Chedi Muscat.
Prices vary. Al Bait Sharjah, Heart of Sharjah (06 502 5555).

Ajman Hotel
There’s a suite and spa package waiting for all UAE residents, and we all deserve some rest and relaxation sometimes, don’t we? In the package, staycationers can expect daily breakfast and a 50-minute complimentary body treatment at The Spa, a very precise 42 percent off at the bar, access to its private beach and pool, along with a late check-out. Sounds like a deal to us.
Prices vary. Until Dec 31. Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Street, Ajman, www.hotelajman.com (06 714 5555).

Anantara
Whether you’re a local resident looking for a getaway on a desert island at Desert Islands Resort Spa by Anantara, want to explore the scenic mangroves at Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel Abu Dhabi or want to laze by the pool at Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, expect a 25 percent discount off your room. Across the UAE and Oman, Anantara is offering up a special promotion, and it includes 25 percent off gourmet food and drinks, massage treatments and resort activities.
Until Tue Mar 31. Various locations throughout the UAE, www.anantara.com.

Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort
The beachside resort in Fujairah is call all UAE residents to take on its exclusive package. What do staycationers get? A nifty 15 percent off best available room rates, daily buffet breakfast at Canvas and free access to its spa, gym and Aqua Bounce facility. We’re in.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort, Fujairah, www.fairmont.com/fujairah (09 204 1111).

Fairmont Ajman
For those UAR residents looking to escape the city and head straight to the beach (with a five-star resort right by it), Ajman has just the special UAE residence deal. Get a buffet breakfast at restaurant Spectrum along with a 20 percent discount there and at Gaia, and free access at Aqua Bounce.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Street, Ajman, www.fairmont.com/ajman (06 701 5757).

The Oberoi Beach Resort Al Zorah
We’ll take any excuse to head along to the mangroves of Ajman, especially when there’s a UAE offer at The Oberoi Beach Resort. Expect a 15 percent discount for best available rates and breakfast for the whole family to enjoy.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Al Zorah, Ajman, www.oberoihotels.com/hotels-in-al-zorah-ajman (06 504 4888).

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Coral Beach Resort Sharjah
Fancy getting 40 percent off at this family-friendly Sharjah hotel? Just call the beach resort on the below number, mention the deal and you’ll get the nifty discount.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Sharjah Corniche, Sharjah (050 5714010).

Fairmont Ajman
Fairmont Ajman has recently launched an all-inclusive deal (along with Fairmont Fujairah) which boasts a ten-hour drink deal. But that’s not all, as staycationers can expect breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet at Spectrum. Looking for more of an à la carte menu? Guests can exchange the buffet for dining credit at Italian restaurant Gioia, at the pool bar Salt Sea, Turkish restaurant Kiyi or at The Cave Sports Bar Kitchen in Ajman. As for drinks, expect free flowing selected soft drinks and house beverages from 11am until 11pm. Don’t forget the 20 percent discount at Willow Stream Spa, too.
Weekdays: From Dhs1,500. Dates may vary. Weekends: From Dhs1,600. Dates may vary. Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Street, Ajman, www.fairmont.com/ajman (06 701 5757).

Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort
Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort has launched identical all-inclusive deals, and they include a breakfast, lunch and dinner buffer, spa discounts and unlimited soft drinks and house beverages. Expect to have breakfast, lunch and dinner at Canvas, or in exchange of that, staycationers can also get in on an à la carte menu Lava Beach Club, seafood restaurant The Copper Lobster or at the Arena Sports Bar and Kitchen. As for drinks, expect free flowing selected soft drinks and house beverages from 10am until 11pm. Oh, and a 20 percent discount at Willow Stream Spa.
Weekdays: From Dhs1,500. Dates may vary. Weekends: From Dhs1,600. Dates may vary. Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort, Fujairah, www.fairmont.com/fujairah (09 204 1111).

Hilton Al Hamra Beach and Golf Resort
We’re suckers for a great staycation deal, especially when it’s an all-inclusive staycation. Ras Al Khaimah’s Hilton Al Hamra Beach and Golf Resort has relaunched its all-inclusive stay package, which means you can now get breakfast, lunch and dinner with unlimited house beverages throughout your stay. Prices for the ongoing offer start at Dhs900, which includes lunch at laid back beachfront restaurant Le Chalet, along with dinner at the local Middle Eastern street market-inspired Al Shamal. Also at Al Shamal, you can get unlimited selected house beverages throughout your stay. All that along with a late check-out at 4pm? Sounds like a deal to us.
From Dhs900. Ongoing. Hilton Al Hamra Beach and Golf Resort, Ras Al Khaimah (07 244 6666).

Le Méridien Al Aqah
Fancy a family holiday filled with activities? Le Meridien Al Aqah has you covered. Room rates start from Dhs498 per night, and for that price you’ll get 20 percent off all activities in the hotel. These include the Al Aqah rope course challenge, snorkeling, lots of water sports and deep-sea fishing. All of which are perfect for keeping the littles ones entertained the whole weekend.
From Dhs498. Le Méridien Al Aqah, Dibba (09 244 9000).

Rixos Bab Al Bahr
Fancy a trip to Al Marjan Island? If you do, you may as well make a staycation out of it as Rixos Bab Al Bahr has an ‘ultra’ offer. Along with the dozens of restaurants and places to relax offering all sorts of international cuisine, the ultra all-inclusive package offers entertainment including beach volleyball, sunset yoga, paddling and a water gym.
From Dhs700 (day package). Until Thu Apr 30. Rixos Bab Al Bahr, Ras Al Khaimah, babalbahr.rixos.com (07 202 0000).

Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche
Book at stay at the newly-opened Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche. With access to a private beach club, lush swimming pool and free breakfast, you don’t want to miss it.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Ajman (06 701 4444).

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Dubai

UAE residents’ deals

3D Blacklight Minigolf
Up for a spot of mini-golf with an artsy touch? UAE residents, there’s two deals to take up. The beautiful 18-hole indoor putting course has three completely different sections, with walls, floors and ceilings all decorated and hand painted by the world’s best 3D artists. UAE residents can take advantage of two promo codes, one for family groups (3DBMFAM) and another for individuals (3DBM10).
Prices vary. Open daily noon-1am. The Walk, JBR, www.3d-blacklight-minigolf.com (04 565 7621).

Aquaventure Waterpark Lost Chambers Aquarium
Palm Jumeirah’s iconic resort has plenty going on, and guess what? UAE residents get exclusive deals to enjoy all of them. Whether you want to spend the day at Aquaventure Waterpark, The vast Lost Chambers Aqaurium, plus shark feeding, dolphin shows and a chance to surf at its waverider machine, you can get it all for two days for Dhs250. Or, if you prefer to do them all in one day, it will set you back Dhs220.
From Dhs220. Ongoing. Atlantis, The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.atlantis.com (04 426 2000).

Countdown Challenge Escape Rooms
The Walk JBR’s exciting group activity is offering 20 percent off for UAE residents for groups of six or more. Expect a 60-mintue thrill ride, from tracking down thieves to hunting down evidence and convicting suspects. Just show up with your Emirates ID.
Prices vary. Open daily 3pm-11pm. The Walk, JBR, countdowndxb.com (050 908 0328).

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Roxy Cinemas
Choose your film from new launches Onward, Trolls World Tour or Mulan and be given Dhs50 cash back to spend at Mattel Play! Town where little ones can meet their favourite purple dinosuar, Barney, plus a whole load of other colourful characters. Alternatively, you can catch three movies at Roxy Cinemas throughout March and get Dhs100 cash back to spend at Laguna Waterpark, The Green Planet or family hots pots Splash Pad and Mattel Play! Town. The cash back Dhs50 or Dhs100 must be used before the end of March.
www.theroxycinemas.com.

Seawings
Taking a memorable trip offering up spectacular views of Dubai has just become a lot more affordable thanks to a special offer happening in Dubai right now. Seawings, as the name suggest, is the seaplane operator that runs flights and tours around the country, and it’s launched a special 50 percent discount on its signature experience. It’s all to mark the launch of the operator’s brand-new terminal, a dedicated seaplane terminal at Mina Rashid near the QE2. The 45-minute journey will take you up alongside the city’s skyscrapers, giving you a stunning view of Dubai’s world-famous architecture. Cameras at the ready, you’ll want to take as many snaps as possible.
From Dhs890 per person. www.seawings.ae.

Laguna Waterpark 
For any mums and dads buying a ticket (from Dhs175) to Laguna Waterpark, they will be given free entry for their kids aged 12 and below. The money-saving offer runs between Sunday March 1 and Thursday March 26 for Laguna Waterpark visits from Sunday to Thursday. Go make a splash, for less.
From Dhs175, free (kids 12 and below with paying adult). Sun Mar 1-Thu Mar 26 (offer available weekdays only), 10am-6pm. La Mer, Jumeirah, Dubai, www.lagunawaterpark.com.

Abu Dhabi

UAE residents’ deals
Ferrari World – 4 for the price of 3
Listen up thrill seekers, if you’ve got a need for speed and are a UAE resident, you’ll want to take advantage of this four tickets for the price of three offer at Ferrari World. You’ll pay Dhs885 for four tickets, rather than Dhs1,180 – winner! Plus if you buy more than four tickets you will get a 25 percent discount on your tickets, too.
Dhs885 for four tickets. Daily 11am-8pm. Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.ferrariworldabudhabi.com.

Ferrari World – senior residents offer
The high-speed, high-adrenaline theme park is offering UAE residents over the age of 60 ten percent off the standard ticket price. What does that mean? It means you pay Dhs265.50 and not Dhs295. Bet it feels good to have age on your side now.
Dhs265.50 per ticket. Daily 11am-8pm. Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.ferrariworldabudhabi.com.

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi – 4 for the price of three
Buy three tickets to at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi and get a fourth absolutely free. So that’s Dhs885 and not Dhs1,180. And if your group is bigger than four people, you can get a further 25 percent off any additional day tickets to the colourful theme park. The offer is valid for UAE residents.
Dhs885 for four tickets. Daily 10am-8pm. Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.wbworldabudhabi.com.

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi – senior residents offer
Over 60? Forget keeping your age a secret, now is the time to shout about it as Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is offering senior UAE residents ten percent off the standard ticket price meaning you pay Dhs265.50 rather than Dhs295.
Dhs265.50 per ticket. Daily 10am-8pm. Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.wbworldabudhabi.com.

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Yas Island theme parks
You can buy four tickets for the price of three at all of Yas Island’s theme parks (Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi). That means why you [ay for three day passes, you’ll get an extra for free.
Various prices and locations, Yas Island, www.yasisland.ae.

SPA DEALS
Dubai

UAE residents’ deals

Shine Spa
Whether you need a break from shopping or just want to take some well-earned “me time” then do it without spending big bucks at Shine Spa at Mall of the Emirate when you’re a UAE resident. From 10am and 2pm from Sunday to Thursday get a whopping 50 percent off all 60- and 80-minute massages and a wallet-friendly 25 percent off all 60-minute facials, while there’s 25 percent off massages and 20 percent off facials at the weekend.
Open daily 7am-10pm. Ongoing. Sheraton Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 377 2356).

ShuiQi Spa
Feeling the summer slump? It’s time for a pampering spa day. And ShuiQi Spa at Atlantis The Palm has just the deals. UAE residents can enjoy special discounts and exclusive deals at ShuiQi Spa, all week long, including an Arabian rose ritual, energy balancing treatments, facials, traditional Thai massages and plent more.
From Dhs550 per person. Ongoing. Daily 10am-10pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, myday@atlantisthepalm.com (04 42 61698).

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B/Attitude
Wide awake from all that work? Or just an early riser? Put that awake time to good use by checking into B/Attitude in Dubai Marina. Every morning from 9am until 1pm you’ll get a welcome 20 percent off all treatments, when you book two. Sounds like a good reason to set the alarm clock to us.
Prices vary. Daily 9am-1pm. Ongoing. Grosvenor House Tower Two, Dubai Marina (04 402 2200).

Natural Elements Spa
The spa at Le Méridien Dubai Hotel Conference Centre is dishing out a 30 percent discount on specialty spa trements until the end of April. Highlights include Myoxi Caviar Pearls Facial, a Lumafirm Lift and Glow Facial, along with the “C” “Sea” facial.
Prices vary. Until Thu Apr 30. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel Conference Centre, Airport Road, Al Garhoud, www.naturalelementsdubai.com/spa.

Six Senses Zighy Bay
After a last-minute staycation this March? Head toward Six Senses Zighy Bay in Oman and you’ll get a 20 percent discount on stays across all private villas. As for what there is to do at the resort – go hiking across the Hajar Mountains, relax at its spacious spa and even go paragliding 960ft into the resort. Now that’s adventure.
Prices vary. Until Tue Mar 31. www.sixsenses.com/en/resorts/zighy-bay (968 26 735555).

Rest of UAE

UAE residents’ deals

La’mar Spa
Looking for opulence without the price tag? Then head to La’mar (meaning gold water) in Ras al Khaimah to indulge in some luxury relaxation at the stunning Marjan Island Resort and Spa. Choose from Ayurvedic, Thai or relaxing massage rituals and customised face and body treatments or a traditional Turkish, Moroccan or signature Hammam. Looking for a bargain? Opt for the 60-minute deep tissue or aromatherapy massages for Dhs350 and the price includes chill time in the Jacuzzi’s and sea view relaxation areas. Get another 15 percent off when booking a stay by showing proof of UAE residency.
Open daily Marjan Island Blvd, Al Marjan Island, Ras al Khaimah, marjanislandresort.com (07 203 6666).

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Ajman Hotel
The superb beachside hotel in Ajman boasts spectacular views over the Arabian Gulf, lush palm gardens, a huge pool and a super-swish spa. The spa is offering a 25 percent discount on select treatments and there are also some top deals including an 80-minute treatment and full day access to pool and beach for Dhs475 per person.
Calling for timings. Ajman, www.hotelajman.com (06 714 5533).

Fairmont Ajman
If you’re looking for an excuse to visit one of the northern emirates, we’ve got the one for you. The Willow Stream Spa at the Fairmont Ajman are offering a 20 percent discount on all treatments from Sunday to Thursday, between 10am and 10pm. The spa menu features a variety of treatments with options from 20-minute treatments through to the signature Arabian Sensory Oasis, a treatment inspired by the UAE’s ancient Bedouin rituals.
Sun-Thu 10am-10pm. Ajman, www.fairmont.com/ajman (06 701 5546).

DAYCATIONS
Dubai

Caesars Resort Bluewaters Dubai 
Families of Dubai, why not turn that daycation into a playcation? Caesars Resort Bluewaters Dubai’s new deal offers a new family day out to keep mums, dads, teens and the little ones entertained. Along with access to its pool and private beach, there’s also access to the Empire Kids Club and ROAM teens club, mums can get a 30 percent discount at the Qua Spa, and dads can a quick trim at Chaps Co Barbershop with 20 percent discount. Oh, and there’s a drinks package that comes along with it.
Dhs275 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs125 (kids aged five-12). Sat Mar 14 onwards. Caesars Resort Bluewaters Dubai, Bluewaters Dubai, www.caesars.com/dubai.

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Fan of waking up to a delicious breakfast and diving into an infinity pool after? Head over to Jumeirah Zabeel Saray on Palm Jumeirah and try its daycation deal. Dig into a Ottoman breakfast at he Sultan’s Lounge and enjoy complete pool and beach access – boasting a 59m infinity pool, private beach and access to Sinbad’s Kids Club for the little ones.
From Dhs190. Daily, 6am-11am (breakfast, 7am-7pm (pool and bach access). Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah, www.jumeirah.com/JZSUAE (04 453 0444).

Nikki Beach
Always one of the first ones to head to the beach? UAE residents, you’ll want to head to Nikki Beach for it’s limited-time daycation deals. To start, the first 100 reservations to Nikki Beach Club will get complimentary pool and beach access, while the first 50 reservations at Nikki Beach Resort Spa Dubai will also get complimentary pool and beach access at the resort. Book fast.
Until Thu Apr 30. Open daily 11am-8pm. Pearl Jumeira, www.nikkibeach.com (04 376 6162).

The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai
Enjoy the nice weather and being outside with a deal at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai where it costs Dhs250 per day for one adult to enjoy the beach and pool, plus up to two kids under 12 get free entry and also dine free. For a week’s access, the price is Dhs495, and a month’s pass is Dhs1,795.  Little ones can choose from the Ritz Kids menu for free, while adults enjoy 25 percent off food and drink, and the spa, too.
From Dhs250 (per day for one adult and two kids). Daily until Friday May 22, 9am-6pm. JBR, Dubai, www.ritzcarlton.com (04 399 4000).

Verve Bar Brasserie
Verve Bar Brasserie and Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City are launching an all-new daycation package every Tuesday, and visitors can bask in the sun by the pool followed by a 50-minute massage with THE SPA by SensAsia and a three-course meal at Verve Bar Brasserie. Now that is a stellar day out.
Dhs495. Tue Mar 17 onwards. Every Tue, times vary. Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City, Dubai Media City, www.movenpick.com/grand-plaza (04 525 7666)

Westin Abu Dhabi Resort Spa – kids go free
Have a family pool day at Westin Abu Dhabi Resort Spa where kids under 12 not only get free access, but also get their food absolutely free, too. The offer is valid on weekends until Sunday April 5 and applies to a maximum of two children per family.
Dhs75, free (children under 12). Westin Abu Dhabi Resort Spa, Abu Dhabi, www.marriott.com (02 616 9999).