Get Away from the Highway!

Posted On 11 Apr 2013

Take a break from your daily load and unwind and discover the secrets the UAE has to offer. Escape the city traffic and fast track life to a relaxing or adventurous weekend getaway. Here are some of our favourite weekend getaway spots in the UAE:

 

Al Maha Resort

Try a weekend on the wild side at Desert Islands Resort & Spa, located amid the nature reserve of Sir Bani Yas Island. Travel by Seawings plane from Jebel Ali for a two-night stay on Thursday and Friday nights, a wildlife drive, a massage for two, and a choice of kayaking or archery.

 

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Banyan Tree Al Wadi, Ras Al Khaimah

Hide away from the world in your very own pool villa, while watching free-roaming gazelles and Arabian oryx nearby. You can also give falconry a go on the deck, or simply mooch up to the Moon Bar roof terrace, where you can unwind peacefully under the stars.

 

Qasr Al Sarab, Liwa

The five-star Anantara Desert Resort is every bit as secluded as it sounds, located in the world’s second-largest desert. It offers activities such as desert walking, falconry and camel treks, as well as relaxing in the enormous, in-room stone baths. Alternatively, enjoy a cool drink as the sun sets over the dunes.

 

Hatta Fort Hotel

This secluded hotel, located in the heart of the Hajar Mountains offering many sports activities and all day event programs. This hotel is perfect for fun couples and families!

 

Desert Islands Resort & Spa, Sir Bani Yas Island

Try a weekend on the wild side at Desert Islands Resort & Spa, located amid the nature reserve of Sir Bani Yas Island. Travel by Seawings plane from Jebel Ali for a two-night stay on Thursday and Friday nights, a wildlife drive, a massage for two, and a choice of kayaking or archery.

 

Share with us your experience with any of these hotels via the comments below. Enjoy your getaway from the highway!