If you’re thinking of getting away from the scorching summer heat, the long Eid Al Adha break may be the perfect time. Living in Dubai has its perks when it comes to traveling as its location is unique with respect to accessibility to some of the top vacation destinations in the world. Here are some of the best vacations you can take during the upcoming holidays.


It’s not particularly exotic, nor will you truly escape the heat. But it’s cheap, nearby, and has a lot of activities which you can enjoy. Muscat is just an hour away (by plane) from Dubai, and has plenty of luxury hotels and resorts that cater to, and have offers for, GCC visitors. The new Kempinski Muscat Hotel offers 50% Off connecting rooms for stays between August 16-25. Guests can expect daily breakfast and a complimentary resort credit of AED 238 for each suite booked. The new 310-room resort boasts two swimming pools, a kids pool, kids’ club and a tennis court, along with a luxury spa. Rooms cost from AED 1,100 per night. There are plenty of outdoor activities as well including kayaking and trekking.


Georgia is a popular holiday destination for UAE residents, and for a good reason. This ancient country has so much to offer, like stunning vistas, mouth-watering cuisine and interesting architecture. For those looking for a peaceful vacation clubbed with spelndid sight=seeing opportunities, Georgia is the place for you.

Dnata Travel is offering a package for just AED 2,115 per person that includes a stay in a Classic room at the Ambassadori Hotel and return economy flights. Offering a sun terrace and sauna, Ambassadori Tbilisi Hotel is one of Tbilisi’s most illustrious hotels, and is located just minutes away from Freedom Square. All rooms include free WiFi service, a flat screen TV and coffee machines.


Istanbul is a land of tales and stories, so why not make one of your own this Eid? The country is a bridge between the East and the West and thus provides the perfect amalgamation of both cultures in its own unique style, go for its food, the Turkish Coffee and Tea, the Turkish baths and a lot more. Spend three nights in this fabled city for just AED 2,639 per person at the Hilton Garden Inn Istanbul Golden Horn, including a daily breakfast and return economy flights. It’s the perfect opportunity to see wonders like the Hagia Sofia and the Blue Mosque.


There are so many things to see in India that one trip will hardly do it justice. But it’s a start. Visit the picturesque state of Rajasthan this Eid and stay at the Alila Fort Bishangarh in Jaipur with rooms starting from AED 546 per night. The hotel’s striking architecture makes quite an impression, as does the 360 degree view it offers of the Rajasthani landscape from the top of a granite hill.The 59-room hotel is an hour from Jaipur Airport and has a kids’ club, a farm-to-table restaurant, a pool, a library and a spa as well.

Or head to the majestic hills of Himachal on your way to Shimla or Manali. Another great option is exploring the sandy shores of Pondicherry or Goa. Both cities are a major tourist destination and offer solace to both the adventure travelers as well as the lazy souls. The best part? They are just a 3 hour flight away from the UAE.

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