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6 Captivating Destinations to Explore this Eid al-Fitr

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6 Captivating Destinations to Explore this Eid al-Fitr

Embark on a journey of discovery this Eid al-Fitr with six enchanting destinations that promise unforgettable experiences. Whether you choose the bustling cityscapes of Dubai, the tranquil beaches of the Maldives, or the cultural wonders of Vienna, these Eid getaways offer a variety of experiences to suit every traveller’s preference. We’ve rounded up six inspiring getaways within easy reach of the GCC for an incredible Eid al-Fitr. 

Biltmore Hotel Villas, Dubai, UAE 

Escape to a world of indulgence and tranquillity this Eid at the newly launched Biltmore Hotel Villas. Nestled in a prime location just steps away from Mall of the Emirates, the hotel offers guests the epitome of privacy and luxury. An opulent urban oasis awaits, providing a serene retreat within easy reach of entertainment, luxury retail, and vibrant nightlife. Perfectly balancing the excitement of city life with secluded tranquillity, it’s an ideal haven for those seeking both indulgence and relaxation.  

Among the 20 exclusive villas offered, guests can choose from various configurations to suit their needs. Options include 3-bedroom villas, ideal for smaller groups or families, while 4-bedroom villas offer additional luxury for larger families or groups of friends.   

For those desiring the utmost space and opulence, the property features two 5-bedroom villas boasting a generous plot size. Exclusive to the 5-bedroom villas, guests can enjoy access to a spacious rooftop area. Additionally, one of these villas features an elegant grand piano in the entrance hall, while the other boasts a pool table for family and friends’ enjoyment. Both 5-bedroom villas also offer a fully equipped industrial kitchen separate from the main living area, allowing for seamless meal preparation by either a private chef or dedicated staff, ensuring convenience for guests.  

Each of these luxurious villas seamlessly blends Emirati elegance with modern European style. Every villa is equipped with amenities desired by discerning guests, including a private swimming pool, expansive terrace, jacuzzi, and a plush cinema room for ultimate relaxation. Smart home technology enhances convenience and efficiency, while private garages in the basement ensure secure parking as guests can access their villas from the assigned underground parking as well as the lobby. Guests can relax knowing that a range of services are at their disposal and the option for a dedicated butler and private chef upon request.  

For more information or reservations, please visit: www.millenniumhotels.com  

Hampton by Hilton Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE 

Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr in style at the world’s largest Hampton by Hilton, located on Marjan Island. During the holidays, immerse yourself in an unforgettable staycation filled with excitement and exclusive offers from two renowned dining destinations, CLAW BBQ and Karma Kafé by Buddha-Bar. This unique hotel promises an ideal getaway for families amidst perfect weather, offering an abundance of fun-filled activities. 

Starting from AED 800 per night, guests can enjoy the exclusivity of a private sandy beach, an infinity pool, and awe-inspiring sea views, instantly transporting you to island life. Modern and spacious rooms, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a free hot breakfast await, while families are invited to indulge in a range of activities tailored for kids of all ages. From bouncing on a giant bouncy castle or playing on the wet football pitch to enjoying beach volleyball on the soft white sand, there is something for everyone.  

The exceptional dining venues at Hampton by Hilton Marjan Island are set to be the ultimate dining destination for Eid Al-Fitr celebrations, offering special promotions of an exclusive 20% discount at CLAW BBQ and Karma Kafé by Buddha-Bar tailored for the extended weekend festivities. 

The Eid celebrations at the beach will begin at 8 PM, featuring a thrilling lineup of entertainment including fire shows, belly dancing, Tanoura dance performances, live music, and magic shows for the younger guests. The Surf’s Up beach food truck offers an array of delectable treats, perfectly paired with craft beverages starting at AED 60. Additionally, guests can unwind at the Shisha Lounge, indulging in aromatic shishas starting at AED 70. 

Experience Eid Al-Fitr in comfort, entertainment, and culinary delights at Hampton by Hilton Marjan Island.  

Hotel Reservation: 1.hamptonmarjan@hilton.com or call +971 7 209 0000;  

visit www.marjanisland.hamptonbyhilton.com    

Heritance Aarah Maldives 

This Eid al Fitr, escape to the picturesque paradise of Heritance Aarah Maldives, a premium all-inclusive resort for a blissful getaway filled with tranquility and natural beauty. Nestled in the captivating Raa Atoll, just a 40-minute seaplane journey from Male, this award-winning resort was recognized as the Best Beachfront All-Inclusive Family Resort by Forbes in 2023.   

Immerse yourself in the essence of Maldivian culture and hospitality as you enjoy a special Eid al-Fitr package, featuring a 25% discount with a Premium All-Inclusive experience designed to create cherished memories. Stay in one of the exquisite Family Pool Beach Villas, providing a private and opulent space complete with its plunge pool. Parents can take the youngest guests to the Koka Kids Club, which offers a blend of adventure and education with a range of indoor and outdoor activities, ensuring they stay entertained throughout and making this the perfect family holiday.  

Secure your reservation today and celebrate the festival with family and friends while basking in the warm sun, feeling the sand under your feet, embarking on exciting adventures, and indulging in gourmet delicacies.    

Book now to create lasting memories at Heritance Aarah Maldives.   

For more information or reservations, please visit:  

https://www.heritancehotels.com/aarah/offers/eid-al-fitr-offer   

Adaaran Select Meedhupparu, Maldives 

Nestled just a 40-minute seaplane ride from Male International Airport, Adaaran Select Meedhupparu is a natural paradise offering a serene escape for travelers seeking tranquility amidst nature’s embrace.   

This Eid Al Fitr, enjoy a 25% discount off on the 24-Hour Premium All Inclusive package and delight in a range of benefits to make this a getaway to remember. Dine at four exquisite restaurants, savour an array of premium beverages, and revel in beach parties, sunset cruises, dolphin watching, and more. Explore the resort’s natural house reef, a haven for divers, or for ultimate rejuvenation, the well-equipped spa offers a range of treatments to soothe your senses.  

With stylish décor and breathtaking views of the majestic Indian Ocean, the spacious accommodation options at Adaaran Select Meedhupparu are designed to cater to the needs of all guests.  

For more information or reservations, please visit: 

https://www.adaaran.com/selectmeedhupparu/offers/eid-al-fitr-offer.html    

SO/ Maldives 

Just a 15-minute speedboat ride from Malé Velana International Airport lies SO/ Maldives – an all-new, avant-garde island resort featuring a statement collection of bespoke beachfront and over-water villas.   

Leading a new generation of luxury for modern adventurers, the private island enclave is offering GCC travellers a host of benefits to help celebrate Eid Al Fitr in style. Book three nights between 1 March and 15 April to enjoy complimentary speedboat transfers and a relaxing 60-minute spa treatment for two, as well as access to a chic beach club, wellness camp, distinctive dining experiences and a full programme of activities for all ages.   

With an extended break expected across the GCC this April to mark the end of the Holy Month, make the most of precious time away from life’s everyday stresses at the ultimate island retreat. Perfect for a family escape, an adventure with friends or a solo trip, there is nowhere better to explore, relax and play with the beautiful turquoise waters of the Emboodhoo Lagoon only ever steps away.  

At the resort’s kids’ club, The Nest, younger guests are welcome to join for a day of fun and entertainment from 9AM to 5:30PM on April 9.  An array of Eid-themed activities await including a Creativity Corner, Canvas Bag Painting, Eid Greeting Card making, and to end the day, a Family Eid Game to get the whole tribe involved.     

For more information or to book, visit https://so-hotels.com/en/maldives/   

Vienna, Austria 

A city of cultural wonders, culinary thrills, and open-air delights, Vienna is a must-visit destination whether travelling with friends or family or embarking on a solo trip. Let us reveal the untold charms of this dynamic European city, as we share the best places to eat, play and stay in the Austrian capital. Just a short six-hour flight from Dubai, Vienna is within easy reach of the GCC, perfect for an Eid Al Fitr getaway.  

Have dinner at the museum: On Thursday evenings, Vienna’s cultural and culinary riches combine when the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna hosts its weekly Dinner at the Museum. This unforgettable experience includes a five-course menu served in the grand domed hall, followed by a tour of the museum. Reserve a table between 6pm and 10pm on Thursdays. Throughout the week, you can also get your culture and culinary fix at the chic café-restaurants in the Naturhistorisches Museum Vienna and the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna.

Enjoy an open-air adventure: A destination in its own right, the Wurstelprater amusement park is home to 250 stands and attractions, from the iconic 65-metre Giant Ferris Wheel and traditional merry-go-round to ultra-modern highlights such as the Ejection Seat, which propels you to dizzying heights of 90 metres. Fun-filled events include Family Sundays, Vacation Games and Prater Fairs throughout the season. For a behind-the-scenes tour, take a Prater Adventure Tours, then refuel at the 60-plus cafés, restaurants, and ice cream and snack stands dotted throughout the park.  

Experience a Boutique Appeal: In the heart of the city, opposite the lush expanse of Stadtpark, Almanac Palais Vienna is a boutique 5-star hotel with 31 chic rooms and 80 beautiful suites. Set within a pair of historic buildings, this thoughtfully designed retreat is rich with Viennese charm and refined luxury. The hotel’s Donnersmarkt Restaurant and Bar offer an inventive take on Austrian Alpine cuisine, with a plant-forward menu inspired by Vienna’s traditional weekly markets. The Almanac’s serene spa is the perfect place to unwind after a day spent wandering Vienna’s vibrant streets and museums.  

For further information, please visit www.b2b.vienna.info 

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