Plan your weekend with UAE staycations with pool or beach access. With the announcement that resorts in Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah are reopening, and UAE residents are permitted to move between emirates. Plan for your next getaway – all while following the latest precautionary measures.
As UAE resorts and hotels begin to reopen, they’re requesting to follow precautionary measures. With health screenings and limited room capacities in place, it’s essential to book much ahead in time. To assist and plan your next vacation, try these staycations with pool or beach access in the UAE.
Luxury living on Palm Jumeirah: One&Only The Palm
Just as hotel pools and beaches are currently closed in Dubai, your next staycation can be booked at a Palm Beach Junior Suite with Pool or the Two-Bedroom Beachfront Villa at One&Only The Palm to enjoy access to your own private pool, complete with sunny terrace.
One&Only The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. Palm Beach Junior Suite with Pool, from Dhs3,060.
Romantic escape: The Oberoi Beach Resort Al Zorah
Oberoi Al Zorah is one of Ajman’s most reputed resorts, The Oberoi is ideal for couple’s and families looking for a luxurious beach escape. Entry-level rooms boast secluded gardens or sea-view terraces, while the premium villas come with private pools. All guests and employees have their temperature scanned on arrival, and the spa is closed at this time.
The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah, Ajman. From Dhs1,200 including breakfast. Tel: (06) 5044888.
Private pools with spellbinding views: Five Jumeirah Village
Five Jumeirah Village staycation is a 60-storey Dubai hotel that has become a popular weekend destination. Guests can book the entry level rooms and the master suite with outdoor jacuzzi or the sky villas with private pools and great views. On-site restaurant Soul Street has just reopened its doors to diners.
Five Jumeirah Village Hotel, Lazuward SW, Dubai. Master Suite with Jacuzzi from Dhs630 per night.
A fun beach break with family: Fairmont Ajman
The Fairmont Ajman reopened its doors on April 30, welcoming guests for a relaxed beach and pool break. Kick back by the lagoon-style pool, paddle on over to the swim-up bar, or sun yourself on the 200-metre stretch of private beach. There are restaurants to choose from, and the hotel has assured guests that they have implemented a number of new hygiene protocols and practice.
Fairmont Ajman, Ajman, UAE. Staycation from Dhs239 for two people. Tel: (06) 701 5757.
Enjoy private pool in the desert: Al Maha
Located close to 45-minute drive from Dubai, Al Maha offers a memorable desert stay. Each of Al Maha’s unique secluded suites features a temperature-controlled plunge pool, overlooking the desert dunes where indigenous oryx and gazelles graze.
Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai. From Dhs3,752. Tel: (04) 8329900.
Thai-inspired getaway: Anantara The Palm
You may not be preparing to go for a vacation soon, book the next best thing: a getaway at Thai-style retreat Anantara The Palm. The Two Bedroom Beach Pool Villa is for six guests, and has a spell binding beachfront pool complete with water jets and a sundeck.
Anantara The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. Two Bedroom Beach Pool Villa, from Dhs4,326.
Luxury stay at beachfront villas: The Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra Beach
Set up comfortably on Al Hamra Beach, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah is home to 32 cosy villas. Each of these beach abodes has a boasts a private pool, sundeck, and direct access to the sand.
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach. From Dhs3,309.
Pocket-friendly weekend: Marjan Island Resort & Spa
This is one UAE staycation that is wallet friendly, visit north to Marjan Island Resort & Spa. This Ras Al Khaimah resort has a central sea-view pool with adjoining children’s pool. Weekend room rates start at just Dhs242.
Marjan Island Resort & Spa, Ras Al Khaimah. From Dhs242. Web: www.marjanislandresort.com
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