1. Intercontinental Dubai Marina

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The trendy five-star hotel has an Eid Al Adha package that will let you spend the long weekend in style. One Bedroom Suites start from Dh750 per suite per night including a buffet breakfast and if you book for three nights or more, you’ll also nab a Dh150 F&B credit that you can splurge on at Accents restaurant. For additional savings, you can book a Deluxe Room – these will be let out at Dh500 per room per night including breakfast. The celebratory discounts extend to the spa too – you can work those knots away with a 20 per cent discount on treatments. Offer valid from August 22-31. Call 04 446 6669 or email res.icdubaimarina@ihg.com

2. Meliã Desert Palm

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Instead of bonding over a marathon of summer blockbusters in the living room during the holidays, enjoy a movie-inspired staycation at Melia Desert Palm’s gardens. The five-star hotel located amidst a 160-acre polo estate has an IMG package that packs all the ingredients for a fun-filled family getaway. The package gets you a two-bedroom Pool Residence, in-villa barbecue, complimentary minibar, 15 per cent discounts on F&B and spa treatments, and four fasttrack tickets to IMG Worlds of Adventure themepark giving you access to the Cartoon Network and MARVEL zones as well as IMG Boulevard and the Lost Valley – Dinosaur Adventure zone. From Dh2,800. Call 04 323 8888

3. Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

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Desert the city’s madness for a retreat in the dunes of Ras Al Khaimah. The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert’s Family Eid Escape package includes a stay in mud-brick pool villas with traditional Arabic décor and latticework in the heart of the desert, breakfast buffet for two adults and two children, dinner for two adults and kids aged 12 and below, 25 per cent discounts on selected spa treatments, falcon shows and bicycle rides through the resort’s nature reserve. If you want to add some surf to the sand, the package also gets you private beach access at the Ritz-Carlton on Al Hamra Beach and complimentary transfers between both hotels. From August 21-26. Call 07 2067777

4. Avani Deira Dubai Hotel

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Use the long Eid weekend as an excuse to step away from Dubai’s towering skyscrapers and rediscover the down-to-earth brick and mortar charm of Deira’s bylanes, where you can enjoy traditional Eid celebrations. Avani Deira Dubai Hotel has an Advance Purchase offer that’s valid over the Eid Al Adha holidays. Book 15 days ahead of your intended stay and your room rates will be slashed down by 20 per cent, accompanied by a sumptuous complimentary breakfast that you can work off either at the hotel’s in-house gym or with long walks through Al Fahidi historical district’s colourful winding lanes whose shops and hole-in-the-wall eateries will overflow with Eid delicacies and handicrafts. Rooms start from Dh300. Call 04 6013999

5. Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

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Shopaholics can shop to their heart’s content and then drop off at the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates with their special Eid package with options of a three, five or seven nights’ stay. All three options includes Majid Al Futtaim’s Hands Free Shopping Service that lets you drop off bags at the Hands Free collection desks located around the mall and have them delivered to your hotel room – no cutting shopping sprees short because heavy bags are weighing you down, and the five- and seven-night packages also include two tickets to each Magic Planet and Snow Park Ski Dubai, so you can dream of the Swiss Alps while firmly rooted in Dubai’s sweltering summer. If you intend to obliterate the searing summer outside with a hygge-style escape in an alpine chalet then book the hotel’s luxe Aspen Chalets that includes a free ski lesson at Ski Dubai. Rooms from Dh1,099. Call 04 341 0000

6. Bin Majid Hotels and Resorts Ras Al Khaimah

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Make a splash during your staycation with the Bin Majid Hotels and Resorts with their offer – it’s perfect for water babies as it gets two tickets to Dreamland Aqua Park, beach and pool access and complimentary kayaking when you you a stay in a Standard Room for one night. From Dh299 including breakfast. Call 800 5700 or email info@binmajid.com.

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7. Pearl Rotana Capital Centre, Abu Dhabi

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The hotel that made its debut earlier this year has a cool offer that serves up the best of culture that the capital has to offer bundled with a luxurious two-night stay. The offer takes you on a private trip to Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque – the eight largest mosque in the world, that’s an iconic emblem of Abu Dhabi and complimentary breakfast. From Dh305 for two people. Call 02 307 5555

8. St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

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Island escape bliss awaits you at the St. Regis Saadiyat Island – the five star property’s GCC Family package includes F&B credit worth Dh150 per person per day that you can splurge at all the in-house restaurants; daily breakfast per person is included in the package too. You’ll also have your very own butler, balcony, and free Wi-Fi as part of the offer. You can also discover Abu Dhabi’s cultural jewels such as the Louvre Museum and Manaarat Al Saadiyat, which are both located on the island. Superior rooms start from Dh918. Call 02 498 8888 or email saadiyatisland.butler@stregis.com

9. Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort

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The luxury hotel’s Dubai Family Getaway offer gets you two nights’ accommodation in a room or a villa, breakfast, a trip around the Palm Island on the hotel’s Thai longtail boat, access to the Tuk Tuk Kids’ Club and Chill Teens’ Club as well as 20 per cent discounts on F&B. Guests will also get credit worth Dh150 per stay for rooms or apartments and Dh400 per stay for villas that can be redeemed at any of the hotel’s restaurants, at the spa or for the longtail boat ride. Rooms start from Dh950 per night. This offer can only be booked online at anantara.com

10. Holiday Inn Dubai Festival City

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The Holiday Inn Dubai Festival City’s Summer Staycation Package is valid over the Eid Al Adha holidays and packs a lot of discounts – there’s a 20 per cent discount on room rates, late check out, 20 per cent discounts at the spa and in-house restaurants such as all-day dining Sirocco, which is an ideal destination for a family feast to celebrate Eid as well as the restaurants in surrounding IHG hotels such as Anise and Choix Patissiere at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City. The offer also includes a Dh100 voucher per room per stay to spend at Robinsons Department Store located in the Festival City Mall which is connected to the hotel. Pool activities such as swimming lessons, water basketball, and cup hunting will be available to guests on the first, second and third days of Eid Al Adha holiday. Rooms from Dh222, call 04 603 5000