Escape the ordinary and embark on a romantic staycation with your nearest and dearest this month. Whether it’s a beachfront retreat, city hideaway or an out of the way spot in the Northern Emirates, FACT has got you covered.
Address Beach Resort JBR
Celebrate love this Valentine’s Day with beachside romance, spectacular views and complimentary floating breakfast when you book an Executive Suite at Address Beach Resort. Then, wake up to a fantastic breakfast in the sky at the world’s highest outdoor infinity pool and marvel at the awe-inspiring vistas. The room also includes romantic decorations and VIP amenities. Rates upon request.
GO: Visit www.addresshotels.com for reservations and more information.
Enjoy a picture-perfect coastal escape away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Immerse yourself in romantic luxury with an overnight stay in a glamourous room overlooking the waters of the Arabian Gulf, embellished with a romantic setup that will surely dazzle your loved one. At sunset, make a toast with two complimentary glasses of sparkling grape. Then, as the sun rises, delight in breakfast on your balcony to start the day on a truly can romantic note. Monday 14 February. AED 650.
GO: Call 06 714 2222 for reservations and more information.
Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi Hotel
Check into a romantic room overlooking the tranquil mangrove forests. This memorable experience includes luxury accommodation in a room or suite, with romantic decor, a bubble bath, a heart-shaped cake, chocolate-covered strawberries and a bottle of grape. Couples can also enjoy breakfast at Ingredients Restaurant or in the room, plus a romantic dinner at Mekong with two glasses of bubbly. Monday 14 February. AED 625 per night.
Caesars Palace Dubai
Enjoy an indulgent overnight stay in a room or suite with views of Bluewaters Island. Savour a four-course dinner with a glass of bubbles at Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen, Zhen Wei or the Amalfi-inspired Cleo’s Table. End the night around a firepit at Neptune Beach, against stunning views of the Ain Dubai with warm, Caribbean-inspired, spiced cocktails and acoustic live music. Wake up to a cosy breakfast in bed and make the most of a late check-out at the pool or private beach. Available from 11 to 14 February. AED 3,500 (Julius Room), AED 3,850 (Palace Room) and AED 5,500 (Julius Suite).
Surprise your loved one with a unique stay to celebrate the month of romance at the Emirates Palace. Couples can book a special Valentine’s Day package that includes a night in one of the lavish rooms, a romantic sunset abra cruise around the bay and an unforgettable beachside gazebo dinner at BBQ Al Qasr. At turndown, couples will be presented with bubbles and strawberries. The stay also includes an invigorating two-hour Royal Couples Hammam experience. Rates are available upon request.
GO: Visit mandarinoriental.com for reservations and more information.
Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights
Celebrate your love by the Creek in the exclusive Regency Executive Suite. Surprise your loved one with an extended weekend, complimentary romantic décor, a complimentary platter of chocolate-coated strawberries and dates, and breakfast for two. Rates from AED 799.
GO: Call 056 398 7255 for reservations and more information.
InterContinental Fujairah Resort
An exquisite destination getaway sets the tone for celebrating true love this year. For the entire month of February, guests at InterContinental Fujairah Resort can celebrate romance with an exclusive staycation experience, featuring a night’s stay in an ocean-facing room with a spacious balcony, a specially curated romantic dinner for two at NAMA Global Dining and a spa treatment for two at the FACT award-winning O Spa by L’Occitane. Available until 28 February. Rates from AED 999.
GO: Email email@example.com for reservations and more information.
Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai
Escape to your very own private villa for a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway at Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai. Perched a few steps away from the Arabian Gulf or nestled in a secluded area of the resort surrounded by lush greenery, the peaceful Beach and Garden Villa’s come with a private pool and offer unspoilt privacy and tranquillity. Each stay includes breakfast in bed or served on the terrace at Café Nikki. Available Friday 11 to Monday 14 February. AED 10,000 (one bedroom garden villa) and AED 11,500 (one bedroom beach villa).
Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island
Abu Dhabi’s All-Inclusive All-Exclusive resort is pulling out all the stops to provide residents and visitors with the ultimate escape this Valentine’s Day. Guests can pamper themselves and their loved one with a special Valentine’s Day staycation offer that includes early check-in and late check-out, access to a selection of five fine-dining restaurants and bars, plus use of the pristine white beach and luxurious-swimming pool. AED 1,800 per night.
GO: Visit www.rixos.com for reservations and more information.
Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas
Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas offers a curated island escape package available throughout February for couples looking for the ultimate getaway. Resort stays will be complemented by a romantic dinner at Turtle Bay Bar & Grill, in-room Valentine’s Day setup, breakfast and a bottle of bubbly, resulting in the perfect setting to celebrate and make unforgettable memories. Available daily until 28 February. Rates from AED 1,550 per room per night.
GO: Visit www.rotanatimes.com for reservations and more information.
SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences
Escape for a night at one of the most stylish hotels in town by checking into the lavish Presidential Suite for an unforgettable Valentine’s staycation. The ‘Extravaganza Spa & Suite Package’ includes early-check and an in-room couple’s massage. Then, get ready for your evening with a pampering session that includes an in-room blow dry for ladies and an in-room shave for men, before a romantic meal for two is served in the comfort of the Presidential Suite. The indulgent Valentine’s staycation culminates with a romantic breakfast for two and a couples facial at Ciel Spa. Available daily until 28 February. Rates from AED 25,000 per night.
GO: Call 04 607 0654 for reservations and more information.
Swissôtel Al Ghurair
Escape with your loved one for a romantic staycation and check into a luxurious suite at Swissôtel Al Ghurair. Wake up to breakfast in the suite or enjoy the lavish breakfast spread at Liwan. Spend a lazy afternoon sharing a Lindt Afternoon Tea or luxuriate at the outdoor swimming pool. You’ll also enjoy moments of togetherness with a complimentary couple’s treatment at the FACT award-winning Swissôtel Spa. Available from 1 to 28 February. AED 1,445 per couple.
GO: Visit swissotel-dubai-alghurair.com or call 04 293 3000 for reservations and more information.
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach
Couples can enjoy the ultimate island-inspired romance at the luxury beach resort The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach. Designed for couples, the Island Romance Package includes a two-night stay in a luxurious tented villa with a private temperature-controlled pool and private beach access, a 60-minute couple’s massage and a romantic destination dining experience under the stars. Rates are available upon request.
GO: Visit www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/uae/al-hamra-beach for reservations and more information.
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert
Couples that enjoy the finer things in life can choose complete opulence this Valentine’s Day with The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert’s most magnificent one-night stay package. The package includes a luxury car transfer for a stay at the most elegant Al Sarab Tented Villa with a private pool, butler service and stunning desert views. Following a villa transfer in a 1952 Land Rover, couples will enjoy exclusive 60-minute access to The Rainforest Spa Experience and a 60-minute couples massage, followed by a special dinner in the desert at Kan Zaman valley with a stunning backdrop of 100 candles, completed by an in-villa romantic turndown with bubble bath, chocolate-covered strawberries and luxurious in-room amenities. On the next day, the discerning couple will receive a decadent in-villa breakfast, wildlife interactions and a destination picnic for lunch before receiving departure gifts by ESPA. AED 35,000 per couple.
GO: Visit www.ritzcarlton.com/alwadidesert for reservations and more information.
The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm
Head to the Palm Jumeira for a romantic getaway curated especially for Valentine’s Day. The package offers endless romantic moments with a luxurious room, breakfast in bed, complimentary access to The View at The Palm, late check out and a myriad of dreamy surprises, including a bouquet of roses, balloons, a cake, a box of chocolates and a bubble bath ritual. Available 11 to 20 February. Rates from AED 1,500.
W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
Seeking to impress your nearest and dearest, then W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island has the perfect staycation offer for you. The package includes a one night stay in one of the hotel’s modern rooms, a 30-minute back massage for two people at the SPA, breakfast in bed or from the international buffet at Garage, cocktails at WET Deck or SUN Deck and a 20% discount on food and beverages throughout your stay. Available until 28 February. Rates from AED 995.
W Dubai – The Palm
Experience a romantic staycation with W Dubai – The Palm’s ‘Love Struck’ room offer. Couples can choose from a Spectacular Room featuring a large balcony overlooking the pool, beach and Dubai skyline, or a Marvelous Suite, with a separate living room and large balcony. The evening continues with a three-course menu, served with a bottle of sparkling grape. Couples can choose to dine in the privacy of their room or on their balcony and indulge in Truffled Foie Gras Torchon or Saffron Poached Canadian Lobster, Roasted Halibut or Spice Dusted Purple and White Roast Cauliflower, followed by a Rose Strawberry Mousse to end the night on a sweet note. Monday 14 February. AED 2,200 (Spectacular Room) and AED 4,000 (Marvelous Suite).
GO: Visit wdubaithepalm.com for reservations and more information.