Dubai twin centre holidays
Combine the glamour, vibrancy and opulence of Dubai with the tranquil tropical paradise of the Maldives, the history and culture of Sri Lanka or the rolling sand dunes of Abu Dhabi.
Combine the bright lights of Dubai with Abu Dhabi's rolling sand dunes for an action-packed adventure. Stay at the One and Only Royal Mirage to discover the city then head to Qasr Al Sarab set in Abu Dhabi’s dessert. The stunning setting amongst rolling sand dunes and the resort many outdoor activities, such as dune bashing, sandboarding and falconry, are sure to keep all members of your family happy.
Dubai makes a fantastic stop over enroute to Kerala, combining desert with the tropics. Stay at Desert Palm, in a Palm Deluxe Room, for a couple of days to relax in the desert oasis that is a polo estate only 25 minutes from Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates. Then continue on to Kerala to stay in a mix of boutique properties and sample the tropical mix of colonial towns, backwaters, tea, rubber and spice plantations and beaches.
From £2,800pp for 2 nights at the Desert Palm followed by an 11 night itinerary of Kerala on a B&B basis, including international flights and transfers.
After a tour of frenetic and vibrant Rajasthan experienced in luxurious Oberoi hotels, why not stop off enroute home for a relaxing three night stay at the boutique One&Only Palm in Dubai. Pairing the historic palaces and forts of India with the modern cityscape of Dubai works well as a powerful contrast.
From £4,850pp based on 3 nights at One&Only The Palm and a 9 nights itinerary of Rajasthan. Includes economy flights, private transfers and entrances to the sights and private guides.
Combine the buzz of Dubai with a paradise retreat. The Residence in Mauritius is a colonial style hotel on a beautiful stretch of beach, ideal for either relaxing or taking part in one of many watersports on offer. An excellent children’s club will look after the youngsters if you are in the mood for unwinding with a treatment at the newly refurbished spa.
From £5,084 based on a family of 4 at Park Hyatt Dubai for 3 nights and 7 nights on half board at The Residence Mauritius. Includes 20% early booking discount (saving £2,482) and complimentary children’s room, for travel in May.
The perfect combination for families who want both adventure and time to relax on the beach. Fly into Dubai and start with 3 days at the Atlantis where the kids can enjoy the water parks, aquarium and swimming with the dolphins and perhaps a trip to see the tallest building in the world. Then head for relaxation in one of the best hideaways in the region Zighy Bay to enjoy a more relaxed pace of life in a stunning setting far from the crowds.
With flights into Colombo on Emirates, Sri Lanka makes for a superb combination with Dubai. Explore Sri Lanka’s ancient cities, glorious tea hills or spot the elusive leopard in Yala National Park. You could consider a relaxing beach stay, on Sri Lanka’s south coast, before heading to Dubai, or for a city experience: finish in Colombo and spend a few days on the beach in the UAE.
From £2,260pp for a 10 night itinerary, based on 2 adults travelling including a private car, driver and economy class flights.
Enjoy the vibrant city atmosphere from the Park Hyatt, a peaceful and relaxing haven just 20 minutes from downtown Dubai. Combine a stay in this cosmopolitan city with ultimate relaxation at Park Hyatt Hadahaa, a tropical island paradise offering unbeatable service and a mesmerizing underwater world, just steps from the shores.
Fly to Dubai to enjoy the glamour of an exciting, constantly evolving city. Stay at Desert Palm just outside Dubai, amongst lush green polo fields, before heading to the peace and luxury of a stunning Maldivian island. Just four hours from Dubai, Huvafen Fushi boasts barefoot luxury, the first underwater spa in the Maldives and gastronomic dining.
From £5,400pp based on two people sharing a Palm Deluxe Room at Desert Palm followed by a Beach Bungalow with Plunge Pool on a B&B basis at Huvafen Fushi, including international flights and transfers.
One of the most beautiful islands in the Seychelles, Desroches is a nature lover’s paradise - rich in marine life and fascinating flora and fauna. Explore the nature trails on the island by foot or by bicycle, then head to the glitz of Dubai. An exciting contrast to laid-back island life.
From £3,132pp based on 2 people sharing a desert palm room for 3 nights at the Desert Palm Dubai and a beach suite for 7 nights on all inclusive at Desroches Island Resort. Includes 30% early booking discount and 2 free nights.