x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

Love is all around the world for Valentine's Day

Escape on Valentine's Day to Oman's Musandam mountains, Prague or Paris for a romantic celebration.

The front exterior view of the Ibn Battuta Gate Movenpick Hotel near the Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai.
The front exterior view of the Ibn Battuta Gate Movenpick Hotel near the Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai.
Dubai
Enjoy a four-course meal for two when you book a room at Ibn Battuta Gate Mövenpick between February 10 and 14. Room rates start at Dh1,095 per night and include a four-course dinner, breakfast and taxes. The offer is valid for a maximum of two people, per room, booking one- to five-night stays. The hotel's "month of love" offer is based on the best available room rate and is valid right through February. It comes with a 50 per cent discount on the second night booked, a welcome gift, breakfast and late checkout. For more information, call 04 4440 000 or visit www.moevenpick-hotels.com.
Ras al Khaimah
Choose from three luxury Valentine packages at Banyan Tree Al Wadi Ras al Khaimah for a special celebration. A one-night stay at a beachfront pool villa costs Dh5,500 per night, including a five-course set dinner for two at Sands Restaurant and a 90-minute spa treatment for two at Banyan Tree Spa. An Al Khaimah tented pool villa costs Dh6,050 per night and includes a five-course dinner for two at Saffron restaurant, entrance to a falconry show, archery and horse riding. Book a night in an Al Sahari tented pool villa for Dh7,150 per night and enjoy a romantic bath in your room and a 90-minute spa treatment for two. All prices include breakfast, a five-course dinner for two, a one-hour "rainforest experience" at Banyan Tree Spa, roses for female guests, resort credit of Dh500 per stay, and taxes. Visit www.banyantree.com or call 0 7 206 7777.
Oman
Spend Valentine's Day in the seclusion of a private beachfront villa hidden in the mountains on the Musandam Peninsula. For US$1,800 (Dh6,611) per night, the five-star Six Senses Zighy Bay Resort and Spa is offering a special package that includes breakfast in bed in the privacy of your own pool villa, a candle-lit dinner at the mountain top Sense on the Edge restaurant with views over Zighy Bay, a signature spa treatment (holistic, Swedish or energiser) per couple and a bath drawn in the privacy of your villa. The offer is valid for stays on February 14. Quote "Valentine" when booking. Call 00 968 26735 887 or visit www.sixsenses.com.
Prague
Emirates Holidays is offering a three-night holiday in Prague for Dh3,979 per person, including breakfast, accommodation in a classic double room at the luxurious Rocco Forte Augustine, a Unesco heritage-list building in the Malá Strana district. The package is based on two sharing and includes economy airfares, return transfers from the airport to the hotel and taxes. The offer is valid from February 1 to 28. Call 800 5252 or visit www.emirates-holidays.com.
Paris
Fly to the most romantic city in the world this Valentine's Day. Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg, a stylish, contemporary hotel located near Place de la Concorde, Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré and the main shopping district, has a "magnifique" romance package that starts from ?399 (Dh1,953) for two nights in a double room, based on two people sharing, with breakfast, a gift of roses or a box of chocolates, a 4pm checkout and taxes. Visit www.sofitel.com or call 00 33 1 4494 1414.
Singapore
The Royal Plaza on Scotts Hotel, a three-minute walk from Orchard Road, Singapore's shopping highway, has a getaway package for stays between February 11 and 14. Room rates start from S$328 (Dh937) per night, including taxes, for a superior room with free Wi-fi and complimentary minibar service. The first 50 couples to book the package receive a complimentary upgrade to a premiere category room worth S$140 (Dh400) and a welcome drink at Heat Ultralounge. For enquiries and reservations, call 00 65 6737 7966 or visit www.royalplaza.com.sg to book online.
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