1. Four Seasons Resort Marrakech – Morocco
Suite Dreams: With Moorish gardens of jasmine and roses that scent the air, this opulent resort hosts guests in unforgettable surroundings, with unique rooms showcasing panoramic views of the Atlas Mountains, private plunge pools, or butler service. The “Suite Dreams” package ensures the ultimate comfort with 25 per cent off a suite rate, 25 per cent off all spa treatments, and a daily buffet breakfast for two adults.
2. The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort
Summer in Paradise: This award-winning private-island escape in the Indian Ocean invites families to visit over Eid with a special offer that includes 20 per cent off room rates, daily breakfast at ALBA Restaurant, complimentary US$100 food and beverage credits per adult per day, and bubbly upon arrival. The little ones are taken care of too, with those aged 12 and under staying and dining for free. A pop-up Middle Eastern restaurant, a children’s club and plenty of marine-based activities are sure to keep every happy over the holiday break.
3. Ultima Gstaad – Switzerland
The Wellness Experience: This lavish Alpine stay in the heart of the famous Swiss village features five distinct programmes that include massages, facials or body treatments, each has been carefully crafted with the Middle Eastern traveller in mind. It’s a complete approach to allow guests to achieve an ultimate level of wellness and relaxation during their stay. Choose between packages that focus on anti-stress, anti-ageing, slimming, high sculpture, or detox and revitalising to return from Eid break feeling totally refreshed.
4. Hilton Seychelles Resorts
I, Sea, You: Customised especially for Middle Eastern travellers, this package is available across each of Hilton’s Seychelles properties: Labriz Resort & Spa, Northolme Resort & Spa, and Doubletree Allamanda Resort & Spa. Focusing on family stays, guests will receive free spa treatments, a sunset cruise and Arabic pastries and shisha, while children under six stay for free and those aged 6-12 receive a 50 per cent discount on supplements.
5. Kandima Maldives
Famil-Eid @ K: With the largest pool in the Maldives, a playful atmosphere, and stylish accommodation overwater and on the island, Kandima’s Eid package offers up an extended stay to take full advantage of the resort. Families staying four nights will pay for just three, while kids under 12 stay and eat for free. Additionally, guests availing the package will receive a complimentary 80-minute spa treatment for one person, and free shisha throughout the stay.
6. Mandarin Oriental Bodrum – Turkey
Villa and Eid Family Celebrations: These two packages from the luxe Turkish Riviera resort on the Aegean Sea offer up the option for families large or small to stay. The “Villa” package (minimum three-night stay) fits a family of up to nine in an expansive residence, including a daily €150 (US$168) resort credit, an “Under the Stars” family dinner experience, private beach cabana, and VIP airport lounge and transfer services. Those going for the “Celebrations” package will stay a minimum three nights and receive the fourth night free, in-room Eid amenities, daily breakfast at Sofra for two guests, a daily €150 (US$168) resort credit, and VIP airport lounge and transfer services.
7. Jumeirah Frankfurt – Germany
Eid Package 2017: Located steps from the city’s best boutiques, this is the ideal base for those looking for a shopping excursion. The exclusive Eid package is loaded with bonuses, including daily buffet breakfast and an Eid dinner for two, both at the newly designed Max on One Grillroom, and complimentary minibar, media library, and fitness centre and swimming pool access.
8. The Chedi Muscat – Oman
Linger Longer: Muscat’s premier destination for a chic, luxurious holiday is asking guests to stay for two nights and linger on to receive a third night for free. Guests will also benefit from a complimentary spa treatment for every one spa treatment booked, a welcome drink upon arrival, and daily breakfast at The Restaurant. With serene pools and stylish grounds, this will make for one sophisticated Eid.
9. Anantara Kalutara – Sri Lanka
Short Break: Given its short-haul location, Sri Lanka is an attractive short break any time of year, but this package, from the brand’s charming beachfront resort on the south-west coast, is especially tempting over Eid. Guests staying a minimum two nights will receive a wealth of rewards, such as a daily buffet breakfast, 20 per cent off 90-minute oil massages, 20 per cent off of dining, and (each upon availability) room upgrade and 4pm late check out. Additionally, book online to receive a daily AED92 (US$25) resort credit per night.
10. Coco Collection Maldives
A Free Night in Paradise: Choose between two of the brand’s Maldivian escapes, Coco Bodu Hithi or Coco Palm Dhuni Kolha for a stay-four-nights-but-pay-for-three offer. Including breakfast and return transfers to and from the resort of your choosing, the only thing left to decide is what sort of getaway you’re looking for: boutique luxury at Bodu Hithi or eco-oriented luxury at Palm Dhuni Kolhu?