Five Staycation Ideas in the UAE for January

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 11 January 2023
Five Staycation Ideas in the UAE for January

UAE offers a variety of unique experiences for those looking to take a break from their busy lives and book a staycation. A staycation should unwinding and unique which is why we collected the 5 unique staycations in the UAE for January

Nest by Sonara - Dubai 


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The Nest is spacious and well-furnished, decorated with boho elements, a proper bed, a fully functional bathroom with a shower and double sink, plus a desk, cushion day bed, fire pit, and minibar.

After sunset, the camp offers a star-gazing experience, where guests are driven further into the desert and told about the mysteries of astronomy.  Early morning camel rides in the desert are among other activities as well.

Price from Dhs2,680. nara.ae

Mysk Moon Retreat - Sharjah 

Offers 10 domes and six private tents, desert activities and more. Most of the pretty domes have their own private pool but all come with a large terrace and a private barbecue space.

You can also choose a two-bedroom private tent which comes with a private pool and terrace space or a one-bedroom tent, which includes just the terrace.

All options come with the necessary DIY barbecue equipment, beds, an air conditioner, a refrigerator, a bathroom and a toilet. For the barbecue, you will be provided with coal and all the meats (or vegetables) and condiments. In the evening, you can warm up by the bonfire, peek through a telescope and see the moon (and maybe even Jupiter), watch a movie, have a go at archery or just relax under the stars. Arise early the next day and join a guide to catch the sunrise. 

You select your lunch and dinner packages before your staycation. 

Price from Dhs1,800, Tel: (0)6 804 0404. myskhotels.com

Anantara World Islands Dubai Resort - Dubai

Located in South America, World Islands Dubai, the whole island boasts tropical vibes with swaying palm trees surrounding the lagoon-sized swimming pool, a growing garden spills down to the sugar-white sandy beach, and thatched roof villas all make the most of their outdoor areas, many of which have a private pool. No experience is complete without a trip to the Anantara Spa for a relaxing Lomi Lomi massage, which can also be arranged at the beach under the shade of a spa cabana. 

Prices from Dhs1,098. Tel: (0)4 567 8777. anantara.com

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah - Dubai

Treat yourself to an iconic staycation at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. It's time to laze the day away at our Talise Spa and unwind in our temperature-controlled horizon pools and leisure facilities on The Terrace while your butler ensures your every need. 

You get access to temperature-controlled pool and leisure facilities on The Terrace, exclusive access to Summersalt Beach Club at Jumeirah Al Naseem, unlimited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark™, use of wellness facilities at Talise Spa

Offer is available to UAE nationals and residents only with up to 20% off our Jumeirah Flexible Rate

Prices vary, baareservations@jumeirah.com (04 364 7194).

Emirates Palace - Abu Dhabi

Isn't Emirates Palace just magical? You can experience the palace which offers multiple luxurious services and get a second room at half price when booking a stay of three nights or more complete with children’s amenities and a host of special touches.

You can access the resort’s restaurants, two pools, fitness centre and lush Emirates Palace Spa. For stays of three nights or more in a suite, one round-trip from Abu Dhabi Airport transfer is provided.
Prices vary, mandarinoriental.com/abu-dhabi (02 690 8888).

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