Departure Date: 03/05/2018
Combine the best of both cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi into your holiday. Spend 2 luxurious nights at the 5 Star Yas Viceroy Hotel Abu Dhabi, this luxury hotel is a centerpiece of Yas Island and the hotel hovers over land and water and spans the Yas Marina Circuit, the popular racetrack for Formula 1 legends.
It boasts 11 dinning and lounge venues and offers cuisine from all around the world including Mediterranean dishes, homemade Italian pasta, Southeast Asian specialties, to Japanese Teppan and so much more...
Be sure not to miss out on the Al Ain Oasis Tour.
Al Ain, the traditional seat of Sheikhs is one of the most traditional of the main cities in the UAE and this is where you can see the best of the desert life. With a series of Oases, there is evidence that habitation here has continued for millennia.
An absolute must is a visit to the Al Ain National Museum and Sheikh Zayed Palace Museam, along with a trip to the camel racetrack and the livestock market. The wealth of culture to be found in this formally vital desert trading Centre includes a bazaar that dates back to the 18th century.
One can also discover a date palm grove with the ancient irrigation system and one can watch the bargaining at the camel market. After this head to Jebel Hafeet, the great mountain that enjoys a remarkable location that overlooks the beauty of Al Ain city. Visit the hot springs at the foot of the mountain where you will find an abundance of the healing water in this area. Enjoy lunch at a 5-star hotel before heading back to Abu Dhabi.
Spend 3 luxurious nights at the 5 Star Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort and Spa. This hotel is located on the man-made marvel, Palm Jumeirah. From here guests can easily get to the Dubai Marina, Aquaventure Water Park, Ski Dubai and Mall of the Emirates, this idyllic beach side resort offers interesting facilities for kids and adults alike and is suited to those wanting to relax, to visit the beach and who wish to visit some of the big name shops.
Experience a desert safari and sunset barbecue.
This is an absolute must do experience where you will head into the desert for thrilling and exhilarating experience in the capable hands of an expert driver.
Ride in a luxury 4-wheel drive vehicle and experience the wild majesty of the Arabian Desert as you enjoy the thrill of ‘dune bashing’ an exciting roller coaster of a drive over giant sand dunes. Then watch the full glory of a desert sunset before heading to a Bedouin Camp for a delicious barbecue dinner.
Enjoy a warm traditional Arabic welcome of dates and coffee awaits you and take the opportunity to ride a camel or to try sand surfing as a delicious barbecue dinner is prepared on an open fire. If you wish to you can try a traditional aromatic water pipe or Shisha or get a henna tattoo on your hands or feet.
Enjoy dinner under the stars and watch belly dancers dance to the soft tones of Arabic folk music.
Return flights from Johannesburg to Dubai, approx. airport taxes, a return private transfer, a 2-night stay at the 5 Star Yas Viceroy Hotel Abu Dhabi sharing a Marina Room with breakfast and dinner daily, an Al Ain Oasis tour, a 3 night stay at the 5 Star Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort and Spa sharing a Standard room with breakfast daily, a Desert Safari and Sunset Barbeque
5 Nights from R24,565 pps
These offers are brought to you by Travel Counsellors (Pty) Ltd. Valid for travel 3 – 9 May 2018. Offers are per person sharing. Rates for other periods are available on request. Packages and airfares are subject to availability, airfare increases, seasonal surcharge; high season supplements and currency fluctuations. Supplier's terms and conditions are available on request. Offers include airport taxes where applicable and exclude professional service fees. Packages exclude items of personal nature. Additional information available on request. Valid for SA residents only. Terms and conditions apply. Prices and information correct at time of publishing. E&OE.