Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 5 August 2020

Rediscover Abu Dhabi: 5 of the best staycation offers to take advantage of

The new initiative aims to give residents a chance to reacquaint themselves with the emirate

A number of hotels around the capital have staycation offers thanks to the 'Rediscover Abu Dhabi' campaign. 
A number of hotels around the capital have staycation offers thanks to the 'Rediscover Abu Dhabi' campaign. 

The Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi has launched a new campaign that focuses on highlighting the best that the capital has to offer.

The Rediscover Abu Dhabi initiative aims to give residents a chance to reacquaint themselves with the emirate as it slowly reopens, through special deals across dining, entertainment and shopping.

For those seeking something a little more relaxing, there are plenty of staycation deals, too. All hotels on offer are Go Safe certified, meaning they've met the required hygiene and cleanliness standards set by the Abu Dhabi government to ensure the well-being of guests. All tourism and hospitality staff will also have to undergo regular Covid-19 testing.

With that in mind, here are five of the best deals currently on offer:

Bab Al Qasr Hotel and Residence

The luxury hotel located next to Jumeirah Etihad Towers has a special summer offer with rates starting from Dh290. Bab Al Qasr has 677 rooms, suites and residences and boasts one of the largest private beaches in Abu Dhabi. It also has an outdoor pool, sun terrace and spa set across two floors.

Bab Al Qasr, Corniche Road, Al Bateen; www.babalqasr.com; 02 205 3000

Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island

The all-inclusive hotel on Saadiyat Island is offering garden view rooms starting from Dh1,000, inclusive of taxes. The rate includes all meal options, as well as access to the hotel's pool and beach bars. There's also a wave pool for children and a kids' club.

Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi; www.rixos.com; +90 850 755 1 797

Sheraton Abu Dhabi

The hotel has a special deal for guests who book a minimum two-night stay, offering free two-day access passes to three theme parks on Yas Island. The offer is for two adults and two children below the age of 3, but additional tickets can also be purchased online from the theme parks directly. The property is located in the centre of the city and offers beach access, a private pool and 12 restaurants.

Sheraton Abu Dhabi, Corniche Road, Al Zahiyah; www.sheratonabudhabi.com; 02 677 3333

Saadiyat Rotana Resort and Villas

The property on Saadiyat Island is offering an all-inclusive package for two nights for Dh2,626. This includes daily a la carte breakfast at Sim Sim, daily lunch and dinner and two tickets to Louvre Abu Dhabi. The hotel is made up of 327 rooms and 13 beach villas, and features eight dining options including Si Ristorante, Hamilton's Gastropub, and Turtle Bay Bar and Grill. Like other venues on Saadiyat, the hotel has private access to the beach and an outdoor pool.

Saadiyat Rotana Resort and Villas, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi; www.rotana.com; 02 697 0000

Emirates Palace

Emirates Palace is offering 25 per cent off rooms for guests who book for three nights or more. Located close to Abu Dhabi's corniche, the hotel is one of the most visited attractions in the capital and is known for its gold-themed decor, as well as its gold cappuccino and gold ice cream. It's also home to a number of restaurants including Hakkasan, Le Vendome, Mawal and Mezzaluna.

Emirates Palace, Corniche Road, www.emiratespalace.com; 02 690 9000

To see more deals, visit rediscover.visitabudhabi.ae

Updated: August 3, 2020 11:09 PM



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