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Posts from the ‘Middle East’ Category

Shangri-La Bar Al Jissah Al Bandar, Oman

The One Bedroom Suite at Al Bandar offers chic Arabian style decor with 21st century comforts.

The Al Tanoor restaurant gives guests some of the best of Middle Eastern cuisine.

Need an escape from all things Omani? Capri Court offers gourmet Italian cuisine.

Ritz-Carlton Al Bustan Palace, Oman

You can’t call a hotel a palace without palatial gardens like those at Al Bustan.

Enjoy stunning sunsets on the beach.

The palatial theme is continued in the rooms, which are luxuriously fitted.

Oman is always hot and always dry, so enjoy meals outdoors by the beach.

The Chedi, Muscat, Oman

Lie in the sunloungers and count how many shades of blue you can see in the sky and sea.

Lose yourself in the emperor-sized beds.

Relax in the lavishly equipped spa.

Shangri-La Bar Al Jissah Al Waha, Oman

Al Waha surrounds child-friendly shallow pools, with imposing mountains rising up behind.

The beach stretches between two headlands, providing great sunbathing for the resort’s three hotels.

Explore the extent of the resort by tubing on the lazy river.

Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman

Experience a stay sandwiched between rugged desert and the warm waters of the Gulf.

The views from the beach are stunning.

A Beachfront Pool Villa Suite means you can literally fall out of your infinity pool and onto the beach.

Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai

Stay at the centrepiece of Dubai’s most spectacular feat of engineering, the Palm Jumeirah.

Take your kids to the resort’s very own Dolphin Park to…. swim with dolphins.

Rooms are all luxuriously fitted and decorated.

Atlantis’ Kids Club is possibly one of the most creative and ambitious in the world, offering an underwater theatre, video gaming centre, rock climbing wall and much more.

One & Only Royal Mirage Arabian Court, Dubai

Live out your Arabian fantasy with this themed resort.

Imagine you are Aladdin gazing at the city from the balcony.

Nearby is the beach, with camel rides an option if swimming and sunbathing become too much.

Madinat Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf, Dubai

Enjoy full access to the beach and the Arabian Gulf from the resort.

Madinat Jumeirah’s intricate network of canals allow you to travel around your very own Arabian Venice.

Cool off from the heat in your air-conditioned room.

Or opt for a suite, complete with a balcony and of course a view.

Madinat Jumeirah Al Qasr, Dubai

Marvel at the architecture on display at the Madinat Jumeirah.

Your room is tastefully decorated in Arab-chic, and comes with a sea view.

Sinbad’s Kids Club is open 11 hours a day and offers both quiet and active things for kids to do.

Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai

The Dubai Marriott is found right on the Marina with fantastic views of the Gulf.

Expect rooms to be both comfortable and modern, with the latest  luxury fittings.

The Marriot’s position as part of Dubai’s skyline confirms it as a top glamour hotel.