Summer 2020 Staycation deals
Finding ourselves in quite an unusual position where most families will remain in the UAE this summer rather than travel overseas, we have been gathering the best summer deals on offer from around the Emirates.
This deals guide is designed to help families pick the best value staycation hotels. For more ideas on all the hotels and activities available across all of the Emirates, pop over to our ULTIMATE UAE STAYCATION GUIDE.
We also have specific travel & resort guides for:
- Al Ain Family Resorts
- Ajman Places to Visit & Family Resorts
- Dubai Family Beach Clubs
- Fujairah Family Beach Resorts
- Private Pool Villas in the UAE
- Ras Al Khaimah Family Resorts
- Saadiyat Island Resort
- Sharjah places to visit & Family Resorts
- Umm al Quwain Places to Visit & Family Resorts
Often the hotel themselves have the best summer deal pricing, but we always compare deals with Booking.Com – they are currently offering very generous cancellation terms, vital in the current environment.
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Current Staycation Deals Dubai
Dubai hotels are almost fully operational again with hygiene and social distancing measures in place. Beaches and pools are open for the most part but kids clubs remain closed.
Sofitel Dubai the Palm Resort & Spa
Where: Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
Deal Details: UAE Resident deals start from 450 AED which will nab you a one night stay in a Luxury Sea View Room, 30% discount on F&B including in-room dining and late checkout until 3pm. Another offer to consider is their all-inclusive beverage staycation package – 995 AED for 2 adults if you fancy a cheeky kid-free break.
Their daycation packages are also well worth a look which include day use of a room as well as beach and pool access from 150 AED per person (80 AED children) redeemable on F&B weekdays. Weekends packages also available.
Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Where: Jumeirah Beach, Dubai
Deal Details: Re-opening earlier than anticipated on 10 July 2020 the ‘Ultimate Staycation’ will allow guests to enjoy three nights for the price of two. Early check-in from noon, followed by late check out at 4:00 pm. There are breakfast inclusive as well as half-board options.
(Also don’t miss the re-opening of Wild Wadi – access included for JBH guests, or enjoy their 99 AED ticket offer until 23 July)
InterContinental Dubai Festival City
Where: Dubai Festival City
Deal Details: Incredible family staycation deal “A Suite Playcation” starts from just 399 AED. If you’re not that fussed by the beach then this is a brilliant idea for those wanting to escape their own four walls. In partnership with Toys R Us, their Suite Playcation Package means there will be fun surprises left inside your room, including gifts for guest under 12 to keep, family games and toys to play with during your stay, including your very own playhouse!
Kids under 12 eat for free during your stay and baking activities with the hotel’s chefs are on offer.
Families will get a free upgrade to an InterContinental Suite, as well as breakfast either in your room or in all-day dining restaurant Anise. Lunch or dinner is also included and you can choose to have room service instead if you’d like to main social distance.
Atlantis the Palm
Where: Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
Deal Details: Our favourite resort & water park combo is back. Summer “Stay and Play” packages are on sale starting from 555 AED weeknights and 795 AED at weekends. This includes breakfast, access to Aquaventure and The Lost Chambers Aquarium and Dhs200 credit to spend at the resort.
Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates
Where: Attached to the Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, Dubai
Deal Details: Their Special Staycation Offer gives the whole family a luxury break. From 899 AED a family of 2 adults and 2 children can stay in a grand deluxe suite with breakfast. More than 2 kids you can add a second interconnecting room at 50% off or enjoy two complimentary tickets to Ski Dubai Snow park or 200 AED in credits to spend at their restaurants. There’s also an early check-in option of 10 am and late check-out at 4 pm.
Hilton Dubai The Walk
Where: The Walk, Jumeirah Beach, Dubai
Deal Details: Special rates are on offer to UAE residents all the way through until 31 August 2020. There are couple and family staycation deals which include access to the hotel’s private beachfront and a set menu for breakfast. Studio rooms for couples start form 350 AED per night, whilst families up to 4 can book a two-bedroom apartment from 700AED per night.
Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
Where: Dubai’s Mina Seyahi, adjacent to JBR
Deal Details: Offers start this summer from 399 AED for up to 2 adults and 2 kids below 12 years (there are free breakfast, half board or full board options), as well as a 25% discount on F&B spend during your stay, valid through until 30 September 2020. They also have a 50% off second room offer valid until 31 December.
Where: All over Dubai including Downtown, Dubai Marina, Rove at the Park
Deal Details: Our favourite fun and funky hotel chain are offering a superb deal; “Pass on the Staycation” deal – pay for one night from 199 AED and gift a second night to a friend of neighbour. Voucher is issued upon check-in. Bookings must be made by 18 July 2020 but valid on stays up until 30 September 2020
Booking it: Deal is direct with RoveHotels.Com only
Studio One Hotel
Where: Dubai Studio City
Deal Details: Until end of August, residents can stay in at Studio One for only 10AED/ hour! Minimum stay is 24 hours and you can check in and out whenever you like! Guests will also receive 150 AED to redeem at any of their on site restaurants including The Irish Village & Mr Miyagis.
There is also a special offer on their family bunk rooms – 125 AED++ per person and 50 AED back on F&B vouchers per person.
Anantara the Palm
Where: Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
Deal Details: The Exclusive UAE Residents Staycation Special allows guests to experience one of Dubai’s most stunning waterfront resorts from as little at 585 AED for a Premier Lagoon View Room, with breakfast included, a 25% saving on F&B offering and late check-out until 4 pm. Book on their website with code “LOCALS” to get an extra 150 AED resort credit voucher.
Caesars Palace & Caesars Bluewater Resort
Where: Bluewaters, JBR, Dubai
Deal Details: There are two summer staycation offers to keep an eye out for – stay #LikeACaesar package or the UAE Residents Offer.
Starting from 756 AED per room per night, the Stay #LikeACaesar package comprises a 20% discount on room rates with complimentary breakfast and 20% discount off all F&B across Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai.
There is also a midweek UAE Residents Staycation offer starting from 614 AED per room per night which includes 35% off room rates and complimentary breakfast and dinner for two.
Last but not least, daycation packages are also on offer this summer, which give you hotel room access for the day, as well as private beach and pool access and lunch at Gordon Ramsey’s Hells Kitchen at 350 AED per person.
Where: Dubai Downtown
Deal Details: Their Family Room Staycation offer lets families book a room and get the second one at 50% off – with an interconnecting room guarantee. Look for early check-in at 10 am and late check-out to 6 pm. This offer accommodates up to 3 adults and 2 children and is valid from June 1 until September 30.
Also look out for Address Hotels Kids Activity Packages including a trip to Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, a colouring session and lunch at Reel Junior – valid Sundays, Tuesdays & Thursdays.
Cost: Starting from 773 AED per night including breakfast and 200 AED gift card per person.
Bab al Shams
Where: Al Qudra Road, Dubai Desert
Deal Details: Due to reopen on July 12, their staycation deals will start from 399 AED – more details to follow for families on re-opening.
JA the Resort
Where: Jebel Ali, Dubai
Deal Details: A fabulous staycation family offer for UAE Residents with ID from 396 AED per night with the full price of your room received back in credits to spend on the resort’s bars, restaurants and experiences (some still closed due to restriction and the heat). Use code “UAESTAY”
Current Staycation Deals Abu Dhabi
Please note as at 29 June 2020 pools and kids club facilities in Abu Dhabi remain closed.
Andaz Capital Gate
Where: Khaleej Al Arabi Street, Abu Dhabi
Deal Details: Family Summer Staycation deal “The Kids R On Us” includes a half-board stay from 550 AED per night, plus a 50% discount on a second or third room for children. Children under 12 also eat free at Andaz Lounge and a 50% discount on F&B at other hotel venues.
Where: Corniche West, Abu Dhabi
Deal Details: Lavish and luxurious in the UAE doesn’t get better than this at a sensational price. “Summer at the Palace” with rates starting from 990 AED per room which includes breakfast for two guests and kids under 12 are complimentary for the summer. Valid until 30 September 2020.
*Also our top pick for a water park INSIDE a hotel – here’s hoping hotel pools open in Abu Dhabi soon inshallah.
The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa
Where: Sas al Nakhl, Abu Dhabi
Deal Details: Guests can enjoy a night’s stay and a range of extras including breakfast in Fairway’s, free meals for children and 150 AED to spend at the resort’s restaurants, plus 35% discount on F&B. Late check out is also available and a 50% off second room discount for kids below 21 years of age. Starting from 350 AED and valid through until 31 July 2020.
Current Staycation Deals Northern Emirates
Heading beyond Dubai, there are plenty of fabulous family staycation deals this month to consider.
Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort
Where: Al Aqah Beach, Fujairah
Deal Details: One of our favourite family resorts in the UAE is offering their Marriott Bonvoy customers 25% off their room booking price with complimentary breakfast, while non-members can enjoy a 15% discount on their room (psst it’s free to join Bonvoy!) as part of their summer “Welcome Back” campaign until the end of September.
Families can also enjoy a 5 night stay at the Bonvoy discounted rate of 450 AED++ per night and 25% off F&B, or 15% for non-members.
Looking for more deals and chat on what’s going on around the UAE? Head over to our chat group on Facebook Family Travel in the Middle East where we will share all of the latest offers as they come up as well as adding them to this lit.
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