Eid escapes: The must-experience regional city breaks for the holidays
Anantara Dubai The Palm, Chedi Muscat, Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Villas
Stay in the region this Eid Al Adha and travel to the top Middle Eastern cities that offer the most luxurious city breaks. From a go-to urban escape in Beirut and an iconic hotel in Abu Dhabi to top beach resorts in Muscat and Dubai, these are the top hotel destinations for you to celebrate this Eid.
The Ritz-Carlton Villas, Bahrain
Limited to only 23 exclusive palatial pads, The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Villas offer private pools and beaches alongside unrivalled attention thanks to a round-the-clock butler service. In addition, there are 11 fine dining choices including a spot conceptualised by two-Michelin starred Chef Oliver Glowig.
For reservations, call +973 1758 6868.
Le Gray Beirut, Lebanon
In the midst of Beirut's vibrant and dynamic energy, Le Gray Beirut promises an urban hideaway courtesy of the award-winning PureGray Health Club & Spa. For the city explorers, Le Gray's ideal location allows for easy discovery of the capital's best tourist spots before you cap off the day at the rooftop spot, Cherry on the Rooftop.
For reservations, call +961 1 971 111.
The Chedi Muscat, Oman
Nestled at Al Ghubra, The Chedi Muscat features architecture and design that fuse local heritage with contemporary Zen elements. The beachfront oasis boasts over 150 Omani-inspired rooms and villas, a Balinese spa complete with 13 private suites as well as three swimming pools. To bask in the relaxing nature of the resort, look toward the Gulf of Oman where the majestic Al Hajar mountains dominate the scenic view.
For reservations, call +968 24 52 44 01
Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, UAE
Yas Viceroy is the hotel to be at on Yas Island. With its futuristic design — inside and out — aired with a smorgasbord of activities, from dining to relaxation, as well as its proximity to other island hotspots, think Yas Mall, Yas Marina Circuit, Ferrari World and Yas Waterworld, the world-class hotel offers luxury together with an endless list of activities.
For reservations, call +971 2 656 0000.
Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, UAE
With sweeping views of Palm Jumeirah and the Arabian Gulf, the Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort is the top Asian-inspired hotel for an Eid stay. Pick from an over water villa or a room with direct access to the pool and relax at the spa with a Turkish hammam before heading to either the Oriental-themed Mekong or the Australian restaurant Bushman for a culinary experience.
For reservations, call +971 4 567 8888.
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