Emirates Palace says bookings are up over last year for Chinese New Year. One of their specials this year includes a golf suite package, costing Dh8,080 (US$2199) a couple. It includes an 18-hole green fee at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club, access to the hotel's Palace Lounge and a buffet breakfast.
Shangri-La will provide special a la carte and set menus at its Shang Palace restaurant, with a tossing of salad to symbolise good luck and prosperity. Book early, as a spokesman for the hotel says reservations have increased significantly over last year.
The Yas Hotel features a special Chinese New Year Valentine menu at its Noodle Box restaurant, which has steamed prawn dumplings and roasted five-spices chicken. A minimum of four guests are needed to indulge, although those who spend more than Dh125 each receive a traditional gift and Chinese calendar.
Madinat Jumeirah Resort offers 30 per cent off Chinese medicine treatments, which last an hour each at the hotel's spa, Talise. While facials are not included, reflexology, acupuncture and shiatsu treatments are.
Burj Al Arab has authentic Chinese cuisine being served in a cooking buffet until February 9 in its Junsui restaurant. Lunch and dinner are set at Dh395, and reservations are "essential", the company says.
Dusit Princess City Centre cuts 10 per cent off certain room rates, plus another 20 per cent on a second room. Extras provided until February 17 include a red fortune packet with dining vouchers, as well as a pair of mandarin oranges and Chinese tea served in guests' rooms.
Raffleshas a five-course meal for Dh358 a person, which will feature authentic Chinese dishes such as pan-seared Wagyu beef and steamed cod fillet with baby pak choi in soya sauce. Guests interested in pairing their meal with four wines chosen by the Raffles sommelier will pay Dh488 each.