x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 20 July 2017

Last-minute Eid getaways in the Seychelles, Doha and Abu Dhabi

Perfect for relaxation thanks to its beautiful beaches, the archipelago of the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean is a favourite Eid Al Adha destination.

Qasr Al Sarab Courtesy Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas
Qasr Al Sarab Courtesy Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas

Seychelles

Perfect for relaxation thanks to its beautiful beaches, the archipelago of the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean is a favourite Eid Al Adha destination. Emirates Holidays has a number of packages available in family friendly resorts and romantic hideaways. Save 30 per cent on a three-night break staying in a hillside villa overlooking the beach at Cerf Island Resort on Mahé, just three kilometres from the international airport. Until October 31, prices start from Dh6,199 per person based on two people sharing a twin room, return economy flights, meet and assist on arrival, private airport transfers, and taxes. To book, visit www.emiratesholidays.com or call 800 5252.

Doha

The quirky W Doha Hotel is offering a 20 per cent discount on a second, connecting room this Eid when you book a "Spectacular" room for 975 Qatari rials (Dh983) per night, including breakfast for two, an early check in at 11am and a late check out at 6pm, and Wi-Fi access. Guests can also take advantage of a 20 per cent discount on selected treatments at the Bliss spa and a shopping voucher worth 100 rials (Dh100). Upgrade to a W Suite for 2,900 rials (Dh2,925) per night, or a spacious two-bedroom serviced apartment - also ideal for families - for 1,800 rials (Dh1,815) per night. There is a two-night minimum stay. For more details, go to www.whoteldoha.com.

London to Abu Dhabi

Rocco Forte, the London-based luxury hotel chain, is offering guests at any of its 12 properties in Europe and the Middle East a complimentary night's stay when booking for three nights or more until the first weekend of November. During Eid, families who book three nights or more can also book a second room half price for up to two children. The "Eid Family Celebration Offer" also includes 10 per cent off dining and spa treatments, an early check in and late check out and half price menus for children under 12. For more information, including prices at different properties, visit www.roccofortehotels.com.

Abu Dhabi

This Eid choose between a short break in the Liwa desert at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort or a city break at the Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa, both managed by Anantara. Eastern Mangroves has just launched its Big Weekend package, valid for stays on a Thursday or Friday night in a deluxe balcony room. The offer costs Dh1,392 for one night and includes brunch for two, a buffet breakfast and taxes. In addition to fine dining, guests at Qasr Al Sarab can enjoy a number of activities including camel treks, archery and desert dune drives. It costs from Dh2,088 for two, staying in a deluxe garden room, including breakfast and taxes. Call 02 656 1177.