Eid 2018: 5 Unforgettable Escapes You Must Explore This Eid-Ul-Fitr

Eid 2018: 5 Unforgettable Escapes You Must Explore This Eid-Ul-Fitr

From fun-filled Mediterranean adventures with the kids to island getaways and unexplored caves and rare wildlife, we've put together the perfect Eid-Ul-Fitr travel guide for you
Eid 2018: 5 Unforgettable Escapes You Must Explore This Eid-Ul-Fitr


A short four-and-a-half-hour flight from the GCC, the Seychelles is the perfect getaway this Eid-Ul-Fitr. North Island Seychelles is the ultimate in exclusive personalized travel catering to the 21st century luxury traveller, making it the ideal destination for a grand family Eid getaway or a romantic escape for two.

Located within the inner islands of the Seychelles, 30km away from the main island and only a 15-minute helicopter transfer from Mahé airport, North Island is the ultimate playground for your children, with a wide range of activities on land and in the water designed to keep young minds and bodies active, to satisfy the most inquisitive and thrill the most adventurous. Balloon tennis, pizza making lessons and pirate treasure hunts are all on the agenda for a fun packed family holiday.

North Island’s all-inclusive offering allows you to completely give yourself over to the Island’s laidback spirit of barefoot luxury and do whatever you like whenever you like without having to worry about or plan a thing.

2018 rates for the Presidential Villas start at Dhs26,393 per night and Dhs41,544 per night for Villa North Island excluding tax. Children under the age of 17 sharing the second bedroom are free of charge. For young adults aged 17-19 sharing the second bedroom, the rate is Dhs2,895 per night.

For more information on North Island visit www.north-island.com


With the Atlas Mountains as a backdrop, a series of serene ponds as a centerpiece and only 10 minutes from the city’s famous Medina, Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech has all the features to make your holiday great.

This Eid, treat your family to a fun- filled break at the elegant, contemporary resort that has 54 luxurious villas and 9 spacious suites, excellent dining and a world-class spa. With the ‘Experience Marrakech’ package, guests are invited to enjoy the best of the resort at great prices.

Priced from Dhs5,385 per night, the package includes: 

  • One complimentary night for every two or three consecutive paid nights.
  • A dining or spa credit of Dhs431 for one bedroom accommodations and Dhs862 for two bedrooms accommodations once per stay until 25 December 2018.
  • Full daily buffet breakfast, served in the restaurant.
  • High speed internet access.
  • Round trip transfer from Marrakech Menara Airport.
  • Fast Track through the Airport.

Valid for a minimum of three nights’ stay, the Experience Marrakech package is valid until December 25 2018.
For more information, please visit https://www.mandarinoriental.com/bodrum/paradise-bay/luxury-hotel


Located just 890km south of the equator, Bali’s tropical climate and moderate weather conditions make for a splendid getaway this Eid. With its world-class clubs and restaurants, and expansive villas, the recently relaunched Seminyak Beach Resort and Spa provides a welcome escape from the outside world. The resort hosts a range of facilities including villas, guestrooms and suites, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, the Kahyangan Spa as well as an infinity pool sitting on the edge of the oceanfront.

Rates for the Ocean Suite start from Dhs1,785 net per night, One Bedroom Garden Pool Villa from Dhs2,336 net per night, and One Bedroom Ocean Pool Villa from Dhs2,832 net per night.
For more information, please visit https://www.theseminyak.com.


Spoil your family this Eid Ul Fitr at the luxurious Turkish Riviera resort Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum which has just opened for the summer season. Guests staying at the hotel will now have three new villas and the Bougainvillea and Royal Suites to choose from in addition to the existing selection of guest rooms, apartments, suites and villas. Guests can also enjoy authentic gourmet cuisine at the hotel’s restaurants and bars and relax at the award-winning spa. For younger guests, exciting educational activities that encourage confidence building and creativity are offered in partnership with Gymboree Play & Music, a world leader in childhood development

Guests who book the new Flavours of Bodrum package enjoy several fine dining options and sumptuous accommodation.

The new Flavours of Bodrum package is priced from Dhs1,706 for two adults, and includes:

  • Accommodation in luxury room, suite or apartment
  • Three-course dinner daily at Assaggio or Bodrum Balıkçısı, including non-alcoholic beverages, or Barbeque dinner at Blue Beach on Tuesday nights
  • Daily breakfast at Sofra restaurant
  • Access to the resort’s fitness and wellness centre
  • Butler service

The package is available from 1 April – 31 October 2018. For children aged 7-12 staying in the same room as their parents, Dhs345 extra will be charged.
For more information visit http://www.mandarinoriental.com/bodrum/


Baros Maldives is inviting guests to the ultimate 'Wellness Experience' with your partner, complete with peaceful yoga sessions on a sandbank, a relaxing Balinese massage on an isolated deck in the middle of a sparkling lagoon and Ayurvedic therapy treatments.

Nestled in the Indian Ocean, miles away from the closest land mass and surrounded by pristine blue waters, Baros Maldives is the ideal choice for GCC nationals and residents looking to escape the summer heat and head to a tropical island sanctuary for a relaxed and rejuvenating Eid holiday.

The ''Baros Wellness Experience'' stay includes

  • Two ways combined Airport Transfer by speedboat
  • Yoga on the Sandbank | 60 min
  • In-Villa Champagne Breakfast
  • Piano Deck Couple Massage | Swedish / Balinese
  • Shirodhara & Abhyanga | 105 minutes
  • Teppanyaki with a bottle of House Wine

Rates at Baros Maldives start at Dhs3,306++ per night for two people in a Deluxe Villa. For further information on Baros Maldives, please visit www.baros.com.