7 Best Weekend Getaways from Dubai for Unforgettable Trip

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi

Dubai is a beautiful city but what next when people tired from city life? Yes, the people of Dubai has also many choices outside of the city to spend their weekend. A good number of resorts, beautiful beaches, and weekend places are located in the United Arab Emirates where you should spend your next weekend with your loved one including wife / husband, family friends, college friends, and of course a family trip too!

7 Best Weekend Getaways from Dubai for Unforgettable Trip

1. Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi

The Emirates Palace is a beautiful luxury hotel, located in Abu Dhabi. It’s a beautiful weekend place for family trip and friends. It is considered as one of the best weekend getaways from Dubai for all people. The hotel provides an excellent view of the beach and you could access all the facilities available in the hotel as per your stay.

You could do many activities, such as playing tennis, fishing, spend time on private beach, and much more. Due to the popularity of the Emirates Palace Hotel around the world, you should need to book your hotel rooms well in advance. You could book your hotel stay at the lowest price from this portal.

Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi
Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi

2. Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi

Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi is one of the best weekend getaways from Dubai. The hotel is a popular destination for many festivals, such as New Years Eve, National Day, Eid, Christmas, and much more. The hotel is located on the beautiful island, named ‘Yas Island Abu Dhabi’. The resort provides an excellent experience to all it’s guests and customers.

You could easily reach from this hotel to many popular tourist attractions, such as Formula 1 circuit, Abu Dhabi International Airport, Abu Dhabi city centre, and much more. Do not forget to take advantage of this hotel’s popular Spa and wellness centre. You could book your hotel stay at the lowest price from this portal.

Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, Yas Island
Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, Yas Island

3. Centro Yas Island-by Rotana

Centro Yas Island-by Rotana is a beautiful and one of the most visited weekend getaways from Dubai. The hotel / resort is located on Yas Island, one of the most popular tourist attractions in Abu Dhabi. The hotel provides an excellent beach view, the perfect for any weekend with your loved one.

The hotel provides an excellent view of sea, just a few minutes of walk. Almost rooms are equipped with latest flat-screen TV, private bathroom, free Wi-Fi, and much more. You could book your hotel stay at the lowest price from this portal.

Centro Yas Island-by Rotana, Abu Dhabi
Centro Yas Island-by Rotana, Abu Dhabi

4. Saadiyat Public Beach

Saadiyat Public Beach is the perfect place to relax and enjoy with your family. Dubai to Saadiyat Island distance is 137.5 km which may take 1.30 hours of driving by car. You didn’t need to worry because on-duty lifeguards are available on the beach. Besides this, showers, bathrooms, changing rooms and lockers are available. It is one of the most visited weekend getaways from Dubai.

Saadiyat Public Beach, Abu Dhabi
Saadiyat Public Beach, Abu Dhabi

5. Hatta Reservoir

Hatta Reservoir is the best location to spend your weekend. Hatta Reservoir has a beautiful lake and good number of mountains to complete your wish to spend best time around natural place. Hatta Fort Hotel is the nearest hotel from this reservoir, you should book hotel room well in advance to get confirmed hotel rooms. Besides mountains and lake, dam is another attraction near the reservoir. It is one of the best weekend getaways from Dubai.

Hatta Reservoir
Hatta Reservoir

6. Ajman

Ajman is the best weekend destination from Dubai. There are numbers of historical sites in Ajman such as Al Mareer Fort, Bin Sultan Mosque, Al Mareer Fort, The Red Fort and Hassa Buwid Castle. These places are less visited by the tourists. We are also recommending you to visit The Ajman Palace, which offers 10% discount to UAE and GCC residents.

Ajman Museum
Ajman Museum

7. Water Activities in Umm Al Quwain

Dubai to Umm Al Quwain distance is just 61.8 km and may take up to 40 minutes to reach there. UAQ is the perfect destination for water sports. To make your day, check out the Umm Al Quwain Marine Club for watersports activities. It is one of the best weekend getaways from Dubai.

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Umm Al Quwain
Umm Al Quwain

Article Title: 7 Best Weekend Getaways from Dubai for Unforgettable Trip
Article last re-published on September 6, 2016.

1 Comment

  1. Ahmed Khalid says: Reply

    Dubai is an excellent city itself. I am also looking for best places within 50 km, 100 km, 150 km, 200 km from the city of Dubai. Please also let me know special hotel packages including travel expenses. I am interested.

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