TTN checks out some exciting Eid Al Fitr offers around the region
Hilton Makkah Towers

DUBAI’S Al Sondos Suites by Le Meridien is offering special Ramadan packages, with value-added accommodation, as well as entertainment and refreshments from October 15 to November 14.

Eid Al Fitr prices start from Dh475 for an executive suite, rising to Dh1,500 for the royal suite. Guests booking six nights can enjoy one night for free, while two nights are complimentary for every 10 nights booked. Its sister property, the 144-suite Dar Al Sondos Hotel Apartments by Le Meridien is offering special rates starting from Dh210 for the standard studios, up to Dh330 for the executive double studio.

THE superb, glass-enclosed Bateaux Dubai offers an evening of unparalleled splendour with the ultimate fusion of fine gourmet dining, live entertainment and exceptional service in a setting unlike any other on offer. Dinner cruises are scheduled every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday throughout Eid, embarking at 8pm to cruise at 8.30pm and are priced at Dh220 per person for a four-course dinner.

ALL three days of Eid will be filled with plenty of activities and entertainment, magic shows, an Arabic bazaar, henna painting, live music, lavish buffets and barbecues at Rock Pool BBQ and Jeema Restaurant. On the first two days, double rooms are available at Dh780 per night per room. A special two-night package is on offer for Dh1,660 per double room, including lunch on the second day of Eid. Two children under 12 stay free of charge in their parents’ room. Room rates are valid for UAE residents only.

HILTON properties across the Arabian Peninsula are offering special Ramadan packages for Middle East travellers throughout the Holy month in the UAE, Oman, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. “A wide range of destinations across the region will become easily affordable during Ramadan. Our hotels in Fujairah, Al Ain, Bahrain, Salalah and Makkah have created special value-added packages for the Holy Month,” said Guy Epsom, Hilton International’s regional sales and marketing director for the Arabian Peninsula. In the UAE, the secluded east coast is an ideal relaxing weekend break for families or couples. The Hilton Fujairah Resort is offering special double room rates of Dh550 inclusive of Iftar and Suhour. For those who prefer the beauty and solitude of the desert, the Hilton Al Ain offers single or double accommodation for only Dh250.
Guests to the Hilton Salalah Resort can take advantage of the special price of OR36 per room, with many rooms overlooking the Indian Ocean. The Hilton Bahrain offers a special Ramadan rate of BD53. For those travelling to the Holy Land, attractive four-night Ramadan packages, which include Iftar and Suhour buffet, range from SR3,995 at the Hilton Makkah Hotel to SR2,795 at the Hilton Makkah Towers. Guests can also opt for the Jeddah Hilton, the chain’s flagship property in Saudi Arabia which celebrates its third anniversary this year.

THE Grand Hyatt Muscat offers a luxury stay during the Eid Al Fitr holiday season with seasonal rates of RO71.000++ for two in a deluxe double room inclusive of breakfast or a sea-view double at RO76.000++ inclusive of breakfast. Children below the age of 12 years stay free in their parents room and avail 50 per cent discount on all meals. Rates are exclusive of service charge and tax. The Mokha Café at the Grand Hyatt Muscat offers a grand Eid Al Fitr buffet lunch at RO10.500++ per person. Dinner at the café is available at RO13.500++ per person during the three days of Eid Al Fitr with the hotel’s buffet. Guests will be seated at the terrace or under the torches with live music.

AT Dh715 per room per night, the hotel’s sea-view rooms offer great value, including festivities in the Palmito Gardens and buffet breakfast. One child under 12 years of age stays stays free of charge in the parent’s room. Prices at the resort are all inclusive and room packages are based on two people sharing a room for a minimum stay of three nights. Rates are valid for UAE Residents only. A 50-percent discount on meals applies for children between the ages of six and 11 years, little ones below six dine for free.


n ENJOY Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi’s best ever Eid holiday packages. The property has several great offers available with prices beginning at Dh390 per deluxe room and Dh490 per superior room. Included are a free welcoming drink and a breakfast buffet at L’Opera Brasserie. To make the Eid holiday more special for families, the hotel offers free accommodation for two children under the age of 12 in their parents’ room.  All restaurants serve a mix of world cuisine and guests will receive 25 per cent off all food and beverages. The offer also includes complimentary newspaper and fruit basket plus free use if the Health Club facilities. The offer is valid from November 10 to 19 only.

n THIS getaway hotel, perfectly placed between the emirates of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, is offering deluxe double rooms on half board basis for only Dh350 net. This includes a complimentary stay for children below 12 years sharing parents’ room (maximum 2 per room) plus 50 per cent discount on food. Children below five years stay free.
Also part of the package is a barbecue dinner on the terrace with live entertainment and other surprises. Special activities for children have also been arranged, such as a mini zoo, clown, magician, kids’ club and play area. The hotel offers a special discount on group bookings for eight rooms and above. Guests can also avail of a lucky draw with the chance to win fantastic prizes including weekend breaks and more.

n THE hotel has lined up a host of activities for Eid. On the dining front, the Olivos Coffee Shop will lay out a lavish buffet dinner with new theme nights. Al Tajin Grill offers a three-course meal for only OR12, 14 or 16 includes a wide selection of main courses and unlimited selected beverages.

n IT offers an Eid Al Fitr celebration lunch at its Terrace Restaurant with a sumptuous and lavish Eid lunch buffet at Dh120 net per person, including soft drinks. The buffet, which changes on a daily basis, includes traditional specialties.

n ENJOY a sumptuous five-course dinner at your very own ‘table for two’ in the middle of the La Baie kitchen, complete with unique entertainment and culinary tips courtesy of the Ritz-Carlton’s world-class chefs. Diners can choose from a selection of dishes from La Baie’s a la Carte menu, or let Chef Simon create a unique menu especially for the occasion. The unique ‘table for two’ dinner is priced at Dh1,150 per couple. You are also invited to join Chef Simon for pre-dinner welcome drinks with canapés to discuss your choice of menu. At the Splendido, there are two kinds of brunch – the casual way to spend a Friday or the stylish – with an elegant array of delicacies.