Eid Al Fitr is the time of year when we get to make those unforgettable memories with family and friends that we can cherish for a lifetime. If you are already counting down the days to the long weekend and planning on doing something extra special to celebrate why not try out a staycation? It is a great way to spend a few days relaxing and enjoying the company of your loved ones without having to travel very far from home. Being based in the Middle East we are so privileged to have an abundance of luxurious hotels, sandy beaches and beautiful resorts all on our doorstep. Eid Al Fitr is the perfect time for a getaway, and we’ve rounded up some of the best places to enjoy Eid staycations in the Middle East.
Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island
Situated on a beachfront in Abu-Dhabi, Rixos Premium resort offers only the best of the best to its guests. Start your day off right by visiting the award-winning Anja spa, putting you into real relaxation mode. After a day spent enjoying the sunshine and being pampered at the spa, you can end with a nice buffet dinner to celebrate Eid at the hotel’s renowned restaurant Turquoise. From Dhs1,931 per night. Book NOW.
Why not try out the newly opened Habitas experience in the mystical desert of Alula in Saudi Arabia. Tap into your sense of adventure and feel like an explorer for the weekend as you stay in a traditional stay where you can really feel the heritage of Ancient Arabia. From Dhs 2,027 per night. Book NOW.
Antara Abu Dhabi
Taking you to the height of luxury in Abu-Dhabi, Antara Hotel is a total haven of relaxation. Featuring an award-winning spa to unwind in and a signature dining experience, you can enjoy indulging in the finer things in life from morning to night. Only 15 minutes away from Abu Dhabi’s city centre you can take a trip to keep productive during the day before you spend your evenings relaxing at the poolside. From Dhs517 per night. Book NOW.
Nofa Resort Saudi Arabia
Book your Eid long weekend at this heavenly resort in Saudi Arabia. Something out of a fairytale with 57 unique bungalows, you can take a trip away from home not far outside of Riyadh. This hotel is absolutely breathtaking and features safari wildlife, horse-riding and a lake to enjoy throughout the daytime before heading back to your luxury villa to relax at night. From SAR4,767 per night. Book NOW.
Bab al Shams Desert resort and spa
Amidst the sand dunes of the UAE, you will find the getaway luxury resort of Bab Al Shams. Its minimalistic picturesque golden decor and architecture’s become a hotspot for holidaymakers to come and use as a backdrop for photos. This hotel features an infinity pool overlooking the desert and four different restaurants to choose from. Only 45 minutes away from Dubai Airport it’s time to book your getaway in the sun this Eid weekend, a perfect choice for couples or groups of friends celebrating the festivities together. From Dhs1,882 per night. Book NOW.