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Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers

Nestled in the heart of a picturesque and enchanting location in Dubai, only 7kms from the International Airport, the Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers naturally extends a warm welcome to one and all. Sitting on the banks of the Dubai Creek, this 5 Star Hotel offers uninterrupted views of Dubai Creek and the city.

Guest Rooms at the Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers offer panoramic windows in each of the guest rooms that offer views of the Dubai Creek and city, refreshing color schemes, high speed internet access, LCD flat panel TVs, and DVD players . 

The hotel offers a host of dining options including the award-winning Ashiana Indian Restaurant, Vivalid Italian Restaurant, Creekside Japanese Restaurant, Chelsea Arms Bar and The Lobby Cafe. Located just a short walk from the city’s main commercial and shopping districts, you can visit the nearby Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club or the Gold and Spice Souks.

Dubai & the World Expo

 

Your weeklong adventure in the United Arab Emirates features a private city tour and a delightful desert jeep adventure, culminating in an al fresco Bedouin feast under the brilliant desert stars. A special highlight of your stay: you will enjoy the magnificent DUBAI WORLD EXPO for three full days:  a 3 day entrance pass and Expo transfers are included in your package.

Daily departures by private vehicle and English speaking driver guide.

Tour length: 7 Days

Land from: $1,995 per person

Dubai is a city of incredible marvels, a destination where everything is possible and a cosmopolitan hub where sky is never the limit. Among city’s key tourist attractions include the world’s tallest tower, the Burj Khalifa; the world’s most luxurious hotel, the Burj Al Arab; and world’s largest man-made island, the Palm.

From well-appointed hotel accommodations and thought-provoking sightseeing tours that showcase the UAE’s natural splendor and intriguing culture to fun-filled theme parks and desert activities, bargain shopping and luxurious fine dining experiences – all these have made Dubai a favorite and sought-after destination for travelers all year round.

The much-anticipated Dubai World Expo is slated to open in October 2021. Hundreds of pavilions will feature interactive exhibits, live entertainment, memorable meeting spaces, quirky hangouts and exotic cuisine.  The sheer size of the Expo, coupled with mind-bending technological displays, culinary wonders and artistic expressions will surely make this year’s world Expo the most fantastic one ever staged.

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1   Dubai (6 Nights)
Upon arrival in Dubai you will enjoy a VIP Meet and Greet at your arrival gate and a welcome packet from a Great Safaris representative.  You will be assisted through Customs and Immigration, on the Fast Track, and then escorted to the luggage carousel.  Your transfer driver will be waiting outside the terminal to whisk you to your reserved hotel.

Day 2  Dubai  
After breakfast, your tour starts at Bastakiya, one of the oldest neighborhoods of Dubai, and discover the well-preserved cultural treasures of the city for the rest of the tour. Learn about the 19th century life in Dubai as you weave through the alleys of the Al Fahidi Historical District and visit the Dubai Museum.

Board an Abra, a traditional water taxi that ferried the locals across the Dubai Creek and explore the gold and spice souk. Stop by the city’s most photographed mosque, the Jumeirah Mosque followed by a photo opportunity at the Jumeirah Beach with the iconic Burj Al Arab in the background.  The afternoon is at leisure.

Day 3  Dubai

Indulge yourself with shopping in the morning before heading out shortly after midday to the desert. The vintage route is a great way to explore the desert and its rich wildlife in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Excellent photo opportunities of a falconry display, cultural entertainment complimented by an exhibition of traditional Arabic coffee- and bread-making.

Conclude the day with a luxury dinner under the desert stars before your transfer back to the hotel appreciating the contrast of the open desert and skyscraping city.

Days 4, 5 & 6   Dubai Expo
Each of these days are set aside for your exploration of the Dubai Expo.  After breakfasting at the hotel, you will be transferred to the bustling EXPO site.  Your 3 days pass will grant you unlimited access to the EXPO grounds, where can explore the international pavilions of your choosing and immerse yourself in the wonders created by over 190 participating nations.

Day 7  Dubai – Departure
Enjoy a final breakfast at your hotel, then meet your driver for the private transfer to the Dubai International Airport.

 

Royal M Hotel, Al Bateen Marina, Abu Dhabi

This sophisticated waterfront retreat is located within the fashionable Al Bateen Marina is the sophisticated waterfront retreat. – perfectly placed in the heart of Abu Dhabi, providing easy access to the Corniche Beach and just moments from an array of shopping malls.The inspiring nautical design, contemporary streamlined architecture and bespoke private villas radiate the promise of an experience that awaits within. From the moment you set foot in the hotel, you know you are taking the first steps on a truly unique journey. A magnificent colonnade frames the impressive Marina view through into the lobby, where the hotel’s elegant modern style reveals itself further.

Deluxe Rooms are perfectly fit for a king or twin sized bed. Custom duvets and luxurious linens along with the finest branded amenities ensure that your sleep is always as sweet as it is sound. Enjoy the city and marina view, fashionable interior, complete amenities including free Wi-Fi, and customer service that makes you feel at home.

The Royal M Hotel offers a wide range of inspiring dining possibilities for every occasion, as well as several exciting social destinations to enjoy during your stay. From the contemporary Mezze Dining Room to the gourmet Celebrity Restaurant, and from the vibrant waterfront Millionaire’s Restaurant to the you’ll discover why Royal M is not just a hotel, it’s a whole new lifestyle experience.

State-of-the-art design provides a relaxation experience beyond compare, and the range of bespoke health and beauty treatments on offer will give you a whole, new sense of well-being and contentment. Work out those muscles in our state of the art gym or cool off and dive into our stunning infinity pool.Rejuvenate the body and invigorate the mind in a truly unique spa setting. From the moment you step into this haven away from the hustle and bustle of modern life, all your cares and troubles will simply melt away.

Jewels of the Emirates – 7 Days

Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Tour Length: 7 days

Land from $1,395 per person

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Dubai (3 Nights)
After completing Customs entry formalities, you are met by our representative and transferred in a private vehicle along the coastline to your hotel for an overnight..  The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 2 Dubai
After breakfast, your tour starts at Bastakiya, one of the oldest neighbourhoods of Dubai, and discover the well-preserved cultural treasures of the city for the rest of the tour. Learn about the 19th century life in Dubai as you weave through the alleys of the Al Fahidi Historical District and visit the Dubai Museum and explore the gold and spice souk.

Around 7pm you will be transferred to the Dhow Dinner Cruise along Dubai’s popular waterways, giving you views of the city’s landmarks under the moon-lit sky.

Day 3 Dubai
Enjoy the morning at leisure.  This afternoon, embark on an exploration of the desert and its rich wildlife in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. The excursion culminates with a luxury dinner under the desert stars, complete with cultural entertainment.

Day 4 Abu Dhabi (3 nights)
Breakfast at the hotel and last shopping in Dubai before heading to Abu Dhabi with a private transfer (2 hours drive).

During the afternoon at leisure, it is recommended to visit the Observation Deck at Jumeirah Etihad Towers and enjoy an afternoon tea or visit Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Yas Island

Day 5 Abu Dhabi
Today you will explore Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the UAE and a gem to discover.  Discover the emirate’s past with a visit to the Heritage Village, a reconstruction of a traditional oasis village that features the desert way of life. Marvel at the grandiose Emirates Palace and explore the majesty of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, a palatial architectural wonder that is one of the world’s largest mosques

Day 6 Abu Dhabi
A traditional camel journey across the desert awaits, ride a camel like a true Bedouin as you embark on a journey across the amber sand dunes of desert. Excellent photo opportunities! Return transfers with an early morning start.

Afternoon at leisure to explore Abu Dhabi and appreciate this magnificent city in the UAE

Day 7  Depart  Doha
You are transferred to the Dubai Airport in time for your departing flight.

Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island

The Crowne Plaza Yas Island is located next to the Links Championship Golf Course on Yas Island, and only 5 miles from Abu Dhabi International Airport. Yas Waterworld, Yas Beach and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi are only a few minutes away. In the evening the hotel provides live entertainment. 

Make yourself at home in one of the 428 air-conditioned rooms featuring elegant décor with amenities including refrigerator, satellite TV, iPod docking station, WiFi, minibar and tea and coffee facilities. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobe, slippers, hair dryer and complimentary toiletries.

Relax on the private beach or enjoy other recreational amenities such as a 24-hour health club and an outdoor pool. The complimentary beach shuttle makes getting to the surf and sand a breeze.

It has a variety of restaurants and bars, Lebanese cuisine at Barouk, all day dining at Jing Asia and do visit the Stills which serves a wide variety of international draft beer. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink at the beach bar, the poolside bar, or one of 2 bars/lounges. Buffet breakfasts are available daily

A state-of-the-art gym which includes a racquetball court and steam rooms and a 100 ft outdoor pool and adjacent golf course round out your list of possible distractions.

Hilton Garden Inn Mall of the Emirates

Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Mall of The Emirates offers contemporary and comfortable accommodation, just 200 metres from the Mall of the Emirates – known for its indoor ski resort. It is also approximately nine and a half miles from the Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall, some of Dubai’s main attractions aren’t far from your doorstep. When you’re shopped-out, the hotel operates a complimentary shuttle to a public beach, approximately eight miles away.

Accommodation is decorated in light, neutral tones and each room type benefits from luxury touches, such as an ergonomic desk chairs. Other amenities include 47-inch HDTV television with in-room movie channels, complimentary WiFi, mini-fridge, adjustable air-conditioning, coffee/tea maker, hair dryer and safe .

Start your morning with breakfast at The Garden Grille, or grab pastries and coffee from The Garden Café. Sip an evening cocktail in The Garden Bar, and order room service any time of day. The 24-hour Pavilion Pantry® has ready-to-cook meals, drinks, souvenirs and travel supplies. Unwind in the heated rooftop infinity pool, book a massage, or visit the complimentary 24-hour fitness center

For a pre or post dinner drink, The Garden Bar has an English pub atmosphere and a rock and pop playlist available. For drinks, snacks and sundries, the hotel shop is open 24-hours a day.

Turtle Beach Resort, Oman

Turtle Beach Resort is a traditional Omani style resort located in Sur on the Southern Coastline area of the Arabian Peninsula of the Sultanate of Oman. The resort is just one minute walk to the Beach and it offers complete relaxation and rejuvenation. The resort entices all visitors to savor the crystal blue sea and to witness the spectacular sunrise and sunset above the Arabian Peninsula. The intimate resort has just 54 traditional-style guest rooms, spacious and comfortable, and have Flat Screen TV, Fridge, Air conditioning, bathroom with shower and a balcony with sea view.

A continental buffet dinner and breakfast is served at Al Ghangha Restaurant of the Turtle Beach Resort overlooking the pristine blue waters of the sea. One can have a meal here with the sound of the gentle waves patting the beach in the backdrop. Enjoy Arabic, Chinese, Indian and International selections.

The resort has its own private beach and is close to the famous Ras Al Hadd area (world famous breeding ground for the Green turtles)

Desert Nights Camp, Omani Desert

The only luxury desert camp in Oman, Desert Nights is an ideal base for an Arabian Desert adventure, with spectacular craggy mountains in the distance, endless dunes and crystalline wadis. The camp is sprawled across 10-acres of silken sands, secluded within the vast isolation of the Omani desert.

39 luxurious Bedouin style tents await those who seek the ultimate desert adventure vacation. Relax in the fully air conditioned rooms and pamper yourself in the luxurious ensuite bathrooms complete with bathrobes, slippers and hairdryer. A minibar and coffee/tea making facilities complete the amities.

Taste the rich, magnificent culinary creations of their chefs at Two Dunes Restaurant that dazzle and reawaken your taste buds. You can choose to dine in air conditioned comfort or under starry skies as the gentle desert breeze whets your appetite. Drift into magical nights and feast on traditional Omani fare in the flickering glow of the campfire.

The View, Nizwa

Situated away from the hustle bustle of the city this luxury eco-resort, tucked away in a scenic valley, is located 4600 feet above sea level, perched on a ridge high above the town of Al Hamra, a little way outside of Nizwa The resort offers truly fantastic views of the surrounding valley and one can also enjoy beautiful sunsets over dinner at the terrace of the in-house restaurant.

The superior rooms have a deluxe bed or beds, with high quality mattresses and pillows to give you a comfortable night’s sleep. There are also tea and coffee amenities, a cooler/heater, a bathroom with WC, bath tub and shower, and a private deck with table and chairs offering full or partial valley views, television and mini fridge. With comfortable sit out areas, a swimming pool and provisions for bonfires and outdoor dining, the resort is the perfect destinations for a relaxed vacation to unwind near nature. Enjoying true seclusion, the resort can only be reached by a 4 wheel drive vehicle!

Al Mirqab Boutique Hotel

This is a boutique hotel in the heart of the most authentically local area of the capital. It is perfectly situated in the world-renowned Souq Waqif, the most popular tourist destination in Doha. Doha International Airport is approximately 5 km away. This boutique property offers intricate décor and modern Arabic design to ensure the finest in Qatari hospitality for your stay in Doha. The city hotel was built in 2011 and presents 35 rooms and two suites, guaranteeing all guests an intimate, personalized and exclusive experience. The premises are air-conditioned and guests are welcomed in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service. Facilities include a hotel safe, currency exchange and lift access.

Guests can also take advantage of the private outdoor swimming pool, heated during the winter months and chilled during the summer. It can be easily accessed from all rooms, providing a tranquil retreat away from the bustling atmosphere of the nearby Souq. Sun loungers are available and refreshments are available from the poolside snack bar.Guests can dine in the cafe and restaurant. There is an auditorium and conference facilities are available to business travellers. Wireless Internet access is provided.

As it has been constructed over just 3 floors, the warmth of the property is evident. All rooms are tastefully decorated, featuring warm golds, blues and browns. Combined therein are the subtle shades of modern, contemporary fabrics alongside Italian marble, and the latest technology to present traditional Arabian comfort with the authenticity of the modern-day Souq. Each room has an en suite bathroom with a shower, bath and a hairdryer. Guests can enjoy a good night’s rest on their double or king-size bed. Facilities include a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV and Internet access. There is also a safe, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities and an ironing set. Each room has individually regulated air conditioning and a balcony or terrace.

The Al Mirqab is part of the Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels group, a collection of 9 historic buildings.  Golf cart transport makes travel effortless between Souq Waqif Boutique Hotel’s neighbouring restaurants and properties

Grand Hyatt, Muscat

With spectacular views of the majestic Hajar mountains and just steps away from the Arabian Sea, Grand Hyatt Muscat embodies the richness of Omani warmth and culture within authentic Arabian architecture. Sited in the heart of the Embassy and Ministry district, the hotel is a striking illustration of Arabian architecture.

This five-star facility includes 280 opulent guest rooms, a swimming pool, gym facilities.The air-conditioned rooms at Grand Hyatt feature bright décors and include spacious bathrooms. Bathrobes, slippers and hairdryer are provided for guests’ convenience. Other amenities include TV with satellite and cable channels, complimentary WiFi, coffee/tea maker,  and minbar with free bottled water.

Grand Hyatt has 4 in-house restaurants.  Mokha Café, Grand Hyatt’s award winning food theatre serves international fare and also specializes in Arabic cuisine. Marjan Restaurant features an Indonesian menu with Signature specialties such as Mie Goreng, Nasi Goreng and Sate Campur.The Grill House is an al fresco setting offering  a range of salads, soups and starters on the buffet, and then take a pick from an a la carte menu featuring a selection of sumptuous steaks, specialty game meats and freshly caught seafood. John Barry is a contemporary lounge serving a selection of tapas with handcrafted innovative cocktails.

Traditional Arabic coffees and tea can be tasted in the Sirj Tea Lounge.

At Grand Hyatt’s beauty center, guests are welcome to schedule treatments like massages and manicures. Relaxing in the temperature-controlled pool is also possible.

Sultans Sojourn – Emirates & Oman

Dubai , Muscat, Nizwa, Jabal Ahkbar, Wahiba Sands &  Ras Al Jinz

This unique journey combines two of the Arabian Peninsula’s most fascinating countries. From soaring architectural wonders to Bedouin villages that have remained unchanged since time began – this tour combines ancient history with breathtaking modern masterpieces.

Daily departures by private vehicle and English speaking driver guide.

Tour length: 10 Days 

Land from: $4,095 per person

Dubai is a city that must be seen to be believed. Record-breaking architecture, an unparalleled coastline and delights for all ages await in this amazing city. Bedouin culture, camel rides and fast four-wheel-drives rolling over the dunes – Dubai’s desert landscape offers much more than you would ever expect. Two nights in the city include a private tour of Dubai’s highlights and a special Bedouin evening in the desert. Enjoy dune bashing, camel rides, traditional song and dance…as well as a delicious dinner under the desert stars.

The Sultanate of Oman is considered a hidden jewel at the tip of the Arabian Peninsula. Oman is a wonderful combination of ageless heritage and modern life. A place where one can explore a traditional souq in the morning and attend a world-class show at the renowned Royal Opera House Muscat in the evening.

From tall mountains and deep gorges, to water-filled wadis, endless beaches and some of the world’s most stunning desert landscapes, the diverse beauty of Oman is apparent in every part of the country. Our Oman itinerary includes Muscat, Nizwa, Jabal Akhdar, /Wahiba Sands…and the famous turtles at Ras Al Jinz!

Day 1- 2 Dubai (2 nights)
Discover Dubai during your morning city tour. Towering skyscrapers have risen from the sands through the years in the fast-growing city of Dubai but never has it forgotten a vibrant heritage and its golden traditions. Learn about the 19th-century life in Dubai as you weave through the alleys of the Al Fahidi Historical District then board an Abra, a traditional water taxi that ferried the locals across the Dubai Creek through the years. Walk through the gold and spice souk Stop by the city’s most photographed mosque, the Jumeirah Mosque. Take your must-have photo at the Jumeirah Beach with the iconic Burj Al Arab in the background

Later in the afternoon, depart on your desert adventure. Enjoy a ride on a 1950’s Land Rover across the desert along with a drive through the pristine Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve where you will find local exotic wildlife. The evening includes a falconry display, excellent photo opportunities, cultural entertainment, an exhibition of traditional Arabic coffee- and bread-making. The evening culminated with a luxury dinner under the desert stars.

Day 3 -4  Dubai  – Muscat, Oman (2 nights)
The first stop on the Muscat City Tour is the beautiful Grand Mosque before proceeding proceed to see the Sultan’s Palace surrounded by the two Forts of Mirani and Jalali built by the Portuguese in the 16th century. The Muttrah souk – a traditional Omani market – offers a wide range of goods, especially typical Omani souvenirs like Frankincense, the Omani Daggeror Khanjar and beautiful silver handicrafts and Pashmina shawls.

Day 5  Muscat – Nizwa (1 night)
Today’s adventure showcases the sights, sounds, and even the smell of Oman’s best-kept secrets. Nakhl, the country’s highest fort, has been standing proudly on a hilltop for 350 years. Continue to the charming sights of old neighborhoods and clayhouses, including those at Wadi Bani Auf, Bilad Sayt, the 400-year-old town of Al Hamra, and Misfat Al Abryeen, a picturesque huddle of ochre-colored stone buildings. The day of touring comes to a close in the ancient city of Nizwa.

Day 6  Nizwa – Jabal Ahkdar Mountain (1 night)
Start the morning with a visit the Nizwa fort – strategically built atop a hill overlooking the ancient city with its colorful domes and bustling market below. The small town of Bahla is famous for its distinctive earthenware pottery – and it also has a certain reputation as the favored haunt of mischievous jinn’s and other supernatural phenomena. Proceed to Jabreen castle, the finest of Oman’s castles built during the late 17th century, before arriving at Wadi of Maedeen, located at the foot of the Mountain with a beautiful natural spring.

Day 7  Jabal – Ahkdar – Wahiba Sands (1 night)
Discover Wadi Bani Habib, a green deserted village on top of Saiq Plateau, and the popular Birkat Al Mauz, a village of clay ruins. From high up above, you will then have to brace for the second leg of the adventure—right in the heart of the glorious Wahiba desert. Bash the dunes, ride a camel, and lose yourself in the beauty of the ever-changing slopes of sand. The rest of the day will be dedicated to everything Bedouin—see their homes, have an authentic Arabic meal, and enjoy the warm Omani welcome of coffee and dates.

Day 8  Wahiba Sands – Ras Al Jinz (1 night)
One of the most sought-after parts of any Oman itinerary is the wadi day—where you will have the chance to take a dip and relax in the cool waters of a natural pool. Enjoy the calm, clear and deep waters of Wadi Bani Khalid. After the wadi escapade, it is on to Sur, where you will see fishermen in action. Just when you think the day is over, wait until nightfall. At 9:00 pm , rangers will take you on a 15-min walk to the turtle nesting site of Ras Al Jinz.

Day 09  Ras Al Jinz – Muscat ( 1 night)
Return to Muscat along the picturesque coastal road. Visit the dhow-building yard where traditional wooden boats are made by hand. Explore Wadi Tiwi, another deep and narrow gorge carved out of the mountains, running between towering cliffs right down the sea. Then off you go to the white beaches of Finns and the turquoise waters of Bimah Sinkhole.

Day 10 Depart Muscat
After breakfast and hotel checkout, transfer to Muscat International Airport for your departure flight.

 

Hilton Dubai Creek

Towering high above an ancient trade route, Hilton Dubai Creek is a distinctive hotel in Dubai, offering spectacular views of the city skyline. Designed by Carlos Ott, the hotel is an architectural landmark, featuring modern décor and comfortable, elegant guest rooms and suites.

An ideal location for business or leisure travelers, this Dubai hotel is conveniently situated just minutes from the financial district, airport and many local attractions. Discover Dubai and take in local attractions such as the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountains. Explore the centuries-old marketplace along the Creek, boasting colorful souks with an array of treasures and goods, or shop for designer fashion labels in one of 70 Dubai malls.

Retire to a spacious Guest Room or upgrade to an upper-floor Deluxe or Executive Room, with 270 degree vistas of the Creek and city. Guest rooms feature contemporary decor and marble bathrooms. All rooms are equipped with a Hilton Serenity Bed and deluxe bedding. The rooms are modern with flat screen TV and offer creek or city skyline views. Guests can relax in the rooftop swimming pool while enjoying views of the city, or exercise in the fully-equipped fitness center.

Relax, work or entertain in sophisticated surroundings and experience legendary Hilton hospitality and service. Stay in shape in the fitness center or play golf at nearby Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. Host a meeting or keep up to date with work in the business center.

Sip espresso and witness an Arabian Sea sunset over the city’s impressive skyline, at the rooftop Pool Bar. Enjoy dining on modern classics at Glasshouse Brasserie, international cuisine at the casual-chic bistro Table 9, a hearty American fare alongside sports at the famous O’Learys or poolside barbecue at The Edge Pool & Bar

Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara

Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara is located along the protected National Mangrove Park, just 20 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport and nearby to the city’s major tourist attractions and business area district. Be enchanted by the lush green mangroves swaying in the light afternoon breeze and unwind in an exclusive setting, while enjoying the convenience of close proximity to the bustling city of Abu Dhabi. Discover culinary delights at a variety of restaurants as you soak up stunning views. Escape to a luxurious haven of tranquillity that blends natural beauty with Emirati cultural heritage and hospitality.

Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Antara

Le Meridien Hotel Abu Dhabi

Situated in the heart of Abu Dhabi and framed by lushly landscaped gardens, Le Méridien Hotel Abu Dhabi is set against the sparkling high-rises of the city and the indigo waters of the Arabian Gulf. It is the largest of the United Arab Emirates and Abu Dhabi features spectacular urbanization coupled with the charm of an ancient culture.

Le Méridien Hotel Abu Dhabi features indoor and outdoor meeting spaces, a day-lit spa steam room and sauna, and 15 exceptional restaurants and lounges. Verdant winding walkways connect a picturesque village of eating places and guest rooms. Le Méridien Hotel Abu Dhabi is just minutes away from the famed sites of the city, including the Abu Dhabi Mall, Cultural Foundation, Petroleum Exhibition and the Zayed Heritage Village.

Le Meridien Abu Dhabi

Taj Dubai Hotel

An intoxicating fusion of extravagance, heritage and contemporary style, Taj Dubai occupies a prime location, in the Emirates’ most famous city. The hotel’s 296 lavish rooms are a mix of rich Indian artistry and traditional influences, suffused with a cool, vibrant twist. Multiple room offers stunning views of the majestic Burj Khalifa.

Conveniently located at the Burj Khalifa precinct, Taj Dubai is a mere five minutes from the famed Downtown area and Dubai Mall. The airport is only nine miles (15 kms) away, making this one of the most coveted locations for business travellers and tourists alike. The hotel offers the ideal vantage point to watch the bustling city assume its glamorous, late-evening avatar. With iconic landmarks like Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Fountain in close proximity, Dubai’s glitzy nightlife is a stone’s throw away.

Taj Dubai is a culinary gateway to modern twists on traditional gourmet dishes, inspired by a medley of countries and cultures. Delight in international cuisine at the global eatery, Tesoro. Savor exquisite Indian cuisine at Bombay Brasserie, the hotel’s vibrant restaurant and lounge bar. Sample delectable fusion dishes at The Eloquent Elephant, the lively gastro pub. Enjoy afternoon tea, finger foods and cocktails at Byzantium Lounge and indulge in the finest champagnes and wines accompanied by healthy Mediterranean bites at Treehouse.

The hotel’s fully equipped fitness center is ideal for a rejuvenating workout, while the Jiva Spa works wonders on your body and mind.

Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City

Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor CityBoasting 1,004 guest rooms, including 142 suites, the Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City, under the flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand, becomes the largest in Hilton’s Middle East & Africa portfolio and offers guests a tranquil oasis in the heart of Dubai. Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City builds on the heritage of Hilton Hotels & Resorts in the country since the brand’s first property opened in 1971, and joins six properties open across the UAE and a further 50 in the pipeline across the region.

Soaring 44 floors above the city, Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City offers an upscale oasis on the banks of the Dubai Water Canal, near Downtown Dubai and World Trade Center. The hotel is directly connected to La Perle by Dragone water theater, Dubai’s number one show. Our location off Sheikh Zayed Road, near Dubai Metro station, puts you just minutes from things to do. Enjoy a host of indulgent amenities including an expansive spa with views of Burj Khalifa, four rooftop pools, Kids’ Club and more.

Al Habtoor City is an upscale hospitality, residential and leisure complex consisting of three five-star hotels, three luxury residential towers on Sheikh Zayed Road and on the banks of the Dubai Water Canal with unparalleled amenities, and spectacular leisure and entertainment venues.

Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, set against the backdrop of the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, evokes the stately architecture of the Italian Renaissance, revealing one of the finest luxury five star hotels in Abu Dhabi. Artfully designed water features and gardens surround this tranquil waterfront location, where guests will revel in luxurious accommodations and eight restaurants, each providing a unique culinary experience.

Emirates Palace

A lavishly imagined dream, Emirates Palace offers a magical location to enjoy the quintessence of award-winning 5-star luxury hospitality and authentic local experiences. From 394 luxurious rooms and suites to award-winning cuisine, Emirates Palace is the definition of an unrivaled Arabian fantasy.

Located in the heart of Abu Dhabi, the Capital of the United Arab Emirates and only 40 minutes from the airport, Emirates Palace is grand in both its design and myriad of offerings. From a 1.3 km / 0.8 mile pristine beach, landscaped pools and a private marina overlooking a natural bay, Emirates Palace is perfect for a once-in-a lifetime holiday.

Dubai – 4 Days

Dubai - 4 Days extensionEnjoy Dubai on Great Safaris Dubai – 4 Days extension. Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, is a city well-known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa, an 830m-tall tower, dominates the skyscraper-filled skyline. At its foot lies Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreographed to music. Set on an island, Burj Al Arab is a striking sail-shaped building housing a luxury hotel; its stunning profile and has been featured in films, television programs and advertising. On artificial islands just offshore is Atlantis, The Palm, a resort with water and marine-animal parks.

Dubai - 4 Days

Dubai has been called the “shopping capital of the Middle East”; it has has more than 70 shopping centers alone, including the world’s largest shopping center, Dubai Mall… a true shopper’s paradise!

Dubai is also known for the classic dhows which ferry visitors across Dubai Creek to the traditional souk districts located on either side of Dubai Creek, which divides Deira and Bur Dubai, two districts of the city.  To explore more of the U.A.E., we suggest that you combine Great Safaris Dubai – 4 Days extension with our Great Safaris Abu Dhabi – 4 Days extension.

Great Safaris Dubai – 4 Days extension includes three nights accommodation, breakfast daily, ground transfers, city tour and desert safari excursion with dinner.