x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 20 January 2018

Travel Deals: Berlin, Swiss Alps, Seychelles, Saadiyat Island

A family-oriented villa stay in the Seychelles, a Ramadan retreat in Switzerland, activity deals at St Regis and more.

Play a round of golf at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club.
Play a round of golf at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club.

Join the creative set at Soho House Berlin

This July, Soho House Berlin, the small private members' club with 40 bedrooms, is launching 20 serviced apartments to rent for short or long stays in its beautifully restored Bauhaus building in Mitte. Like Soho House, the apartments will feature 1930s-influenced interiors but with all the mod cons you'd expect, including flatscreen televisions, complimentary WiFi and rainforest showers. Available in four sizes, from studios to two-bedroom apartments, and costing from €250 (Dh1,146) per night, including taxes.

To book, visit www.sohohouseberlin.com.


A Ramadan retreat in the Swiss Alps

The five-star Tschuggen Grand Hotel in Arosa, Switzerland, has introduced a four-night break tailored to guests observing Ramadan. Its Arabian Nights package costs from Dh8,600 per person for a deluxe room and includes a halal breakfast served before sunrise, a free pass to use the hotel's private rail line that takes guests up into the mountains in a matter of minutes and a 20-minute Thalesebain treatment in the Bergoase Spa with lovely views out over the mountains. A private butler can be hired at extra cost.

To book, visit www.tschuggen.ch or call 0041 81 378 99 99.


Enjoy 50 per cent off family accommodation

Until August 31, Maia Luxury Resort and Spa, which overlooks Anse Louis beach in the Seychelles, is offering a 50 per cent discount on a second villa for families. The 250-square-metre ocean-front villas have a 7.6-metre infinity pool, gazebo, outdoor sunken twin bath tubs and 24-hour private butler service. Activities on offer for children include swimming lessons and treasure hunts, as well as art activities with a local artist. Families can also enjoy a range of sports together including scuba diving and fishing. An ocean-front villa costs from €2,050 (Dh9,400) per night, including taxes.

To book, call 00 248 4 390 000 quoting reference MEFO.


A great value escape on Saadiyat Island

Until August 20, stay at the new St Regis on Saadiyat Island for Dh765 per night in a standard double room, including taxes and use of the hotel's leisure facilities, such as the 25-metre indoor lap pool and kids Sandcastle Club. Sports fans can stay and also enjoy two rounds of golf at the Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, designed by Gary Player, from just Dh1,199 per night single occupancy, or Dh1,299 per night double occupancy, including taxes and breakfast. There is also a 20 per cent discount on all spa treatments at the Iridium Spa and a 20 per cent discount on food and beverages at the hotel and golf club. Offer valid until September 15.

For inquiries, call the golf club on 02 557 8000 or e-mail info@sbgolfclub.ae.