Family-Friendly UAE Staycation Deals this Summer

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.

UAE Resort Staycation deals for summer

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:

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.

Always check if quoted prices are ++

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

Softiel Dubai the Palm
Image credit: Sofitel Dubai the Palm

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.

Booking it: or see pricing on Booking.Com

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Where: Jumeirah Beach, Dubai

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

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)

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InterContinental Dubai Festival City

Where: Dubai Festival City

Intereontinental Dubai Festival City
Image Credit: IHG

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.

Booking it: summer or see pricing on Booking.Com

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. 

Booking it: or see pricing on Booking.Com

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.

Booking it: or see pricing on Booking.Com

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.

Booking it:  or see pricing on Booking.Com

Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina

Where: Dubai’s Mina Seyahi, adjacent to JBR

Club Mina Dubai

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.

Booking it: or see pricing on Booking.Com

Rove Hotels

Where: All over Dubai including Downtown, Dubai Marina, Rove at the Park

Rove at the Park family facilities

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

You can see a detailed family review of Rove at the Park here.

Booking it: Deal is direct with RoveHotels.Com only

Studio One Hotel

Where: Dubai Studio City

Studio One Bunk Room Studio One Hotel Dubai

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. 

Booking it: or check prices on Booking.Com

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.

Booking it: or see pricing on Booking.Com

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.

Booking it: or see pricing on Booking.Com

Address Downtown

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.

Booking it: or see pricing on Booking.Com

Bab al Shams

Where: Al Qudra Road, Dubai Desert

Bab AL Shams resort infinity Pool Dubai

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.

Booking it: or see pricing on Booking.Com

JA the Resort

Where: Jebel Ali, Dubai

JA Resort in Jebel Ali

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”

Booking it: – or see pricing on Booking.Com

Current Staycation Deals Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s resort pools started to reopen from 17 July 2020. Please check what facilities will be open with each hotel before booking. You can find Daycation only beach & pool club deals here

Andaz Capital Gate

Where: Khaleej Al Arabi Street, Abu Dhabi

Andaz Capital Gate 19th floor pool
Andaz Capital Gate 19th floor pool

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.

Booking it: or see pricing on Booking.Com

Emirates Palace

Where: Corniche West, Abu Dhabi

Aeril view of the Emirates Palace pool 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.

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The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa

Where: Sas al Nakhl, Abu Dhabi

Westin 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.

Booking it: or see pricing on Booking.Com

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

Le Meridien Al Aqah

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.

Booking it: or see pricing on

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UAE Styacation resorts - summer special offers for UAE residents

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