Make the most of your long weekend at the UAE’s best spots.

As the month of Ramadan draws to an end, we have the lovely long Eid weekend approaching, and what better way to spend it than enjoying one, two, three or even four Privilee daycays over the public holiday! 

Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi EDITION

Explore Privilee’s newest venue, the unique Abu Dhabi EDITION hotel! Choose to relax by two scenic swimming pools or make the most of your dining discounts and indulge at amazing restaurants created by Michelin-star chef, Tom Aikens! 

Al Raha Beach Hotel

Get ready for family adventures at this well-known hotel in Abu Dhabi! With plenty of ways to keep kids entertained, from (discounted!) water sports activities, Gazelle Kids’ Club, an outdoor playground, a shaded kids’ pool and great kid-friendly dining options - none of you will ever want to leave! 

Erth Abu Dhabi 

Grab your sunnies and your phone - this aesthetically pleasing hotspot needs to make an appearance on your Insta feed. Head to Erth Abu Dhabi for a tranquil daycay to forget where you are - the sophisticated interiors and swim-up pool bar give us all the Mediterranean holiday vibes! 

InterContinental Abu Dhabi

Look forward to award-winning dining, a premium gym and a peaceful beach club at this resort on The Corniche. Plus, for the little ones, there is a splash pool and kids’ pool (with slides!). Hungry? Dine in a unique setting by the sea at Fishmarket, with a huge central counter displaying fresh seafood on ice. There is no menu here, simply select your favourite ingredients from the extensive market display and then Chef Sawai and his team will prepare it for you exactly how you would like it.

Shangri-La Abu Dhabi

Dip your toes in four swimming pools at this jaw-dropping beach resort, which also has its own private 1km beach! You can choose to switch off at the infinity pool and rooftop pool, keep kids occupied at the shaded pool, or splash the day away in the main pool at the resort. 

Don’t miss the majestic sunset views from the beach when you daycay here - we can’t think of a better way to end the day. 

The WB Abu Dhabi

If you’re a fan of Bugs Bunny, Tom & Jerry or Batman, you need to pay a visit to The WB Abu Dhabi! The impressive hotel on Yas Island brings Warner Brothers iconic characters to life, offering something for everyone from families with little ones to adults that are a big kid at heart. 

Not only does the hotel offer a kids' club, plus a kids' pool surrounded by splash pads and mini sunbeds, there is also a huge cinema screen overlooking the main pool, playing cartoons throughout the day. 


Fluid Beach Club

Enjoy picture-perfect daycays at this boutique-style beach club, located at Th8 Palm. Boasting magnificent panoramic views, an infinity pool and a private beach, plus an in-house DJ, this spot is perfect for those that want to soak up the sunshine and good vibes while catching up with friends. 

Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Discover one of the most family-friendly resorts on Palm Jumeirah! Home to popular dining spots, Jones The Grocer and Zing Pool & Beach Bar - both offering kids’ menus - plus, a shaded kids’ pool, kids’ club and outdoor play area, there are endless ways to keep the whole family entertained! 

Palazzo Versace

Switch off in style at this magnificent hotel, reminiscent of an Italian palace, where every single piece of furniture and fabric is tailor-made and has been made exclusively for Palazzo Versace! Make sure to treat yourself to the mouthwatering seafood risotto by the pool from La Piscina - it’s the best we’ve tried! 

Sofitel Dubai The Palm

Step into a tropical oasis at Sofitel Dubai The Palm! Whether you’re planning an exciting family day out or looking to unwind at a five-star resort, this is it! Little ones will love the slides at the kids’ pool and the activities at Amura Kids’ Club, whilst the grown ups can take the opportunity to enjoy a quiet lunch at Laguna Lounge. 

Soul Beach Dubai

Experience a sun-kissed daycay that will make you feel like you’re in the South of France at Soul Beach Dubai! The (adults-only) chic beach club isn’t just super Instagrammable, they also have the tastiest cocktail menu - featuring the likes of ‘Soul Signatures’ and ‘Soul Twists’ - a mixture of the beach clubs own creative take on classic cocktails such as Mai Tai’s and Negroni’s. 

Ras Al Khaimah

DoubleTree By Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island

The mini-sunseekers will be entertained all day on the beachfront bouncy castle, at Chuckles Kids’ Club and the Pirate Boat Aqua Zone at this incredible resort! 

Meanwhile, adults can recharge by the adults-only pool or get active on the padel tennis court - which Members save 50% on until 4th May 2023!

Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island

Run wild on the floating waterpark in the sea at Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island, the perfect way to work up an appetite for brunch at Boons (with 20% off!). If you're looking for something a little more laid back, head to Ula, a stunning adults-only beach club at the resort. 

View of Movenpick Resort Al Marjan Island from above: beach, hotel and sea

Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

Get ready for an unforgettable daycation in a stunning setting here. With two gorgeous pools, a pristine white beach and a fun splash area for kids, this resort ticks the boxes for those looking to relax or make memories of a lifetime with the family! 


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Apr 18, 2023