Anantara Kalutara Resort offers a great spot for whale and dolphin watching Image Credit: Supplied

Kalutara, Sri Lanka

Anantara Kalutara Resort

Away from the urban buzz of Colombo, the serene Anantara Kalutara Resort is a perfect haven for those looking to stay close to nature. Surrounded by the tropical greenery and sandy beaches, this hotel is nestled between the Indian Ocean and the Kalu Ganga River, offering a great spot for whale and dolphin

Details: The three-night package from dnata Travel is available at Dh2,399 per person, which includes flights with FlyDubai and a complimentary night stay. This price is valid between June 15 to 18 if booked before June 13.

Fujairah, UAE

Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort

Surrounded by the mountains and the ocean, Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort is a great spot to refresh your senses in a relaxed setting. This Eid weekend the resort offers an extravagant buffet spread featuring delicacies from various cultures.

Details: Guests booking for Eid through the resort’s portal will receive 20 per cent discount on the best available rate. The buffet price for the first day of Eid is Dh185.

Amman, Jordan

Grand Hyatt Amman hotel

Amman is a perennial favourite for UAE residents seeking an extended weekend getaway amid history, natural beauty and a bit of pampering. Grand Hyatt Amman hotel is a beautiful spot to stay in the Jordanian capital with stunning views over the city. The package at the hotel includes a tour of the Dead Sea and a spa experience.

Details: The package offered by dnata Travel is priced at Dh2,325 per person, which includes return flights with FlyDubai. Price is valid for three nights between June 15 to 18 if booked before June 13


Alila Jabal Akhdar

Think of Oman to immediately conjure up images of rugged mountain scenery and warm and hospitable locals. And what better way to experience the Gulf nation and explore its beautiful landscapes than by staying at the magnificent Alila Jabal Akhdar (pictured), perched 2,000 metres above sea level.

Details: The hotel’s 15 Degrees Cooler Package is available until September 30, starting from Dh1,097 a night plus taxes.

Ajman, UAE

The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah

Hole up at this unique hideaway in the emirate of Ajman, just a 25-minute drive from Dubai, to relax and rejuvenate. The resort offers spacious rooms, suites and villas with private, temperature controlled pools, a children’s club and an array of fun-filled family activities, ideal for families looking for a quick escape after a stressful week at work.

Details: Room rates start Dh1,800