Experiences

14457 22 Aug 2022

Five Staycation Deals in Abu Dhabi

Arabian Nights, Safari Sights, and Island Escapes

Home to more than 100 hotels, from city skyscrapers to beachfront resorts, Abu Dhabi is inviting you to summer like you mean it's at its world-class hotels and resorts.

Whether you fancy a night away or a weekend with your families, friends, or significant other, we've rounded up some of the greatest staycation deals in Abu Dhabi so that you can splash around the pool as cool as your drink, soak up the vibrant culture, live life in the fast lane on the F1 race track, or simply unwind and relax in style at the finest luxury spas without breaking the bank this summer.

For families with kids

FAMILY THRILLS SPILLS

Multiple Locations, Yas Island

With the much-loved entertainer Kevin Hart as its new Chief Island Officer, Yas Island is going to be an incredibly entertaining place this summer.

You can now save up to 50 percent when you grab the Abu Dhabi Summer Pass and book your stay from a selection of 40 world-class hotels, including staycation hotspots W Abu Dhabi Yas Island, The WB Abu Dhabi, Curio Collection by Hilton and Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island on summer.visitabudhabi.ae.

With the Abu Dhabi Summer Pass, you can score access to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Warner Bros. WorldTM Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi in one exclusive bundle.

And, if that isn't enough, you are also within arm's reach of Yas Bay, Yas Marina and Yas Mall!

From waterparks to theme parks, rollercoasters to racetracks, retail to restaurants there is definitely plenty to do on Yas Island.

ALL-INCLUSIVE NATURE ADVENTURE

Anantara Al Sahel Villa Resort, Sir Bani Yas Island

Embark on a safari adventure with the whole family at the Sir Bani Yas Island. Surrounded by lush savannah, the Anantara Al Sahel Villa Resort sits amidst the Arabian Wildlife Park with an African lodge-like ambience. Enhancing the experience with extra activities, guests can choose from rambling nature walks, thrilling 4x4 wildlife drives, kayaking in the lagoon, archery or a cultural tour of the island's rich heritage.

Each day of your stay, relish in culinary delights at mealtimes, served either indoors or al fresco, with spectacular views of the island's free-roaming wildlife. The All-Inclusive Discovery Package (rates start from AED 3,945) includes luxury accommodation, daily breakfast, lunch and dinner for two adults and one complimentary activity per adult. It also offers a complimentary stay for a maximum of two children, provided they are in a shared bed with their parents.

For the couples

ROMANTIC DESERT ESCAPE

Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara

Anantara's tranquil desert retreat, the Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort, is the perfect escape for couples looking to reconnect and recharge in romantic natural surroundings. With its Summer Villa Exclusive Package (rates start from AED 1,999), couples can spend their summer in style with a one-bedroom luxury pool villa with a private plunge pool overlooking desert views and daily buffet breakfasts.

CULTURE VULTURES

Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, Saadiyat Island

With its world-class cultural institutions, Saadiyat Island is Abu Dhabi's shining beacon for culture. With Louvre Abu Dhabi and Manarat Al Saadiyat on its doorstep, the Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort is perfect for those who seek a blend of culture, leisure and relaxation.

With the Exceptional Staycation Offer, UAE residents can exclusively save up to 40% on their stay with exclusive complimentary benefits wrapped up in the exemplary service synonymous with Jumeirah. The offer includes daily complimentary breakfast, exclusive access to a pristine private beach and pools, as well as credit toward FB and spa treatments during the stay.

For a bunch of friends

A GIRLS (OR GUYS) WEEKEND!

The Abu Dhabi Edition, Al Bateen Marina, Abu Dhabi

For the ultimate weekend away with friends, head to the iconic Abu Dhabi Edition for their Edition Weekender offer (rates start from AED 1,600), which includes a choice of three vibrant brunch experiences in either Alba Terrace or Oak Room or ANNEX, lazy morning breakfast and all-day pool access - all under one roof. Giving you extra time to catch up on gossip or catch an on-screen game together, the package includes early check-in and a late check-out to make the most of your weekend staycation.

All summer staycation offers are subject to terms and conditions determined by the hotel and detailed on their official websites.

To discover more about Abu Dhabi and its incredible range of summer experiences, please visit VisitAbuDhabi.ae.

About the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi

The Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) drives the sustainable growth of Abu Dhabis culture and tourism sectors and its creative industries, fuelling economic progress and helping to achieve Abu Dhabis wider global ambitions. By working in partnership with the organisations that define the DCT Abu Dhabis position as a leading international destination, DCT Abu Dhabi strives to unite the ecosystem around a shared vision of the DCT Abu Dhabis potential, coordinate effort and investment, deliver innovative solutions, and use the best tools, policies and systems to support the culture, tourism and creative industries.

DCT Abu Dhabis vision is defined by the emirates people, heritage and landscape. We work to enhance Abu Dhabis status as a place of authenticity, innovation, and unparalleled experiences, represented by its living traditions of hospitality, pioneering initiatives and creative thought.

For more information about DCT Abu Dhabi and the destination, please visit tcaabudhabi.ae and visitabudhabi.ae

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