The essential UAE staycations you need to book this month

The essential UAE staycations you need to book this month



October sees a turn in temperature as the summer heat subsides and we welcome the cooler winter weather. This means al fresco dining, beachfront relaxing and poolside chilling are all on the agenda with these essential UAE staycations.

Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection - Spa-Cation

Enjoy a relaxing Spa-Cation at the Habtoor Grand Resort with an offer that includes a one night stay that will leave you feeling rejuvenated. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf from the modern rooms with a guaranteed upgrade to the next available category. The stay also includes AED 350 Spa credit per person at the Elixir Spa and a buffet dinner featuring Italian favourites at Luciano's. The family-friendly resort also features a swimming pool equipped with water slides. Rates are available upon request.

GO: Visit or call 04 449 0869 for reservations and more information.

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InterContinental Fujairah Resort - BARE DXB Retox Weekender 

The BARE DXB 'Retox Weekender' is back by popular demand. Get away from the city with the ultimate fit-cation at the luxurious InterContinental Resort Fujairah. On day one, you'll enjoy a poolside mixer, followed by the famous BARE Icebreaker Workout and dinner on the beach. Day two begins with a detoxing BARE workout, breakfast and then the whole day to retox in BARE's private pool. After that, pick things back up by competing in the BARE-Olympics and finish the day with the BARE White Party. The final day includes breakfast and lunch at your leisure. Thursday 7 October to Saturday 9 October. AED 3,790 for a double room or AED 2,550 for single occupancy.

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Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection - #PINKtober Offer

Dubai’s only Polynesian inspired resort is raising awareness for breast cancer with a special #PINKtober offer. Lapita is inviting guests to “Stay Pink” at the hotel during October, with a staycation offer that includes breakfast, a 60-minute ‘Pinktober’ themed full body massage at Ola Spa and complimentary daily access to Dubai Parks and Resorts. For every booking, Lapita will generously donate 50% of the room rate to the Al Jalila Foundation, and as part of the Pinktober theme, all rooms will also be adorned with pink furniture, flowers, and amenities. AED 1,100 for Twin and King Bedrooms.

GO: Email or call 04 449 0868 for reservations and more information.

Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi - #PINKtober Staycation

Marriott Al Forsan is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month by offering guests a completely pink staycation this October. The #PINKtober campaign will see the property feature a one-of-a-kind Pink Suite. Think pink decor, pink towels, pink tissues and even pink toilet rolls. The best part of the property's all-pink campaign is that the entire room revenue will be donated to Breast Cancer Awareness via Brest Friends under the umbrella of the Al Jalila Foundation. Rates from AED 395.

GO: Email or call 02 201 4000 for reservations and more information.

SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences - TEN TEN Temptation Offer

To celebrate the official launch of SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences on the 10th day of the 10th month, guests can take advantage of the TEN TEN Temptation offer, which includes an overnight stay, plus breakfast and dinner for two. Spirits will be high as the hotel comes alive with dazzling celebrations throughout the evening. Spend the evening sipping sinful or saintly drinks at S Bar before sampling honest Italian cuisine with dinner at Fi'lia included in the stay. Spend the night in pure luxury with unobstructed city views and finish the memorable stay with a complimentary breakfast. Available on Sunday 10 October. AED 1,010 per couple.

GO: Call 04 607 0644 for reservations and more information.

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W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island - FUEL Up for Fight Weekend

Bigger and bolder than ever before, W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island combines their popular DETOX. RETOX. REPEAT. weekend with one of the most awaited events of the year, UFC 267. Start the four-day weekend with HIIT workouts at UFC Gym, let professionals from The Room lead the way to a healthier and happier mind and body, explore 1BEAT’s songtastic spin class and experience mixed martial arts at Tristar Gym Hybrid Training. There’ll be lots of winding down with multi-cuisine dining and refreshing drinks added to the agenda, as well as the ultimate end to an action-packed weekend with a Fight Night afterparty on the Instagrammable WET Deck. Thursday 28 to Sunday 31 October 2021. Rates from AED 3,700.

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.