THE GREAT ESCAPE
Summer Getaway Plan by Meydan Hotels & Hospitality
(20th April, 2015- Dubai) This summer, escape the demands of city living into two distinctively unique vacation retreats just a stone’s throw from the heart of Dubai. Masterminded by Meydan Hotels & Hospitality, “The Great Escape” starts fromjust AED 490 per room per night at both Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa and The Meydan Hotel,from 1 May to 30 September 2015.
A mere 45 minutes drive from the city,Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa holds court amongst sweeping sand dunes, offering an authentic desert experience true to traditional Arabian heritage. A destination within a destination, The Meydan Hotel is just
10 minutes from Downtown Dubai; home of the world’s largest shopping mall, and the city’s business districts. Starting from 65square metres, the hotel also offers some of the largest rooms in the city.
As part of “The Great Escape”, guests will have the opportunity to design their getaway from a line-up of invigorating experiences. Desert safari on jeep, camel and horse riding, falconry show, and archery, are some of the adventures offered at Bab Al Shams. The Meydan Hotel boasts of a world-class tennis academy managed by Tennis 360, as well as The Track, Meydan Golf; a nine-hole floodlit championship golf course. Open till 11pm daily, golfing enthusiasts will find evening sessions to be the perfect remedy in conquering the summer heat.
Dining needs are also catered for withthe wide array of restaurants available at both hotels. Guests can choose from Asian, Indian,Italian, Mediterranean cuisines, and even down to the finest cuts of premium beef. Modelled after an ancient fort, Al Hadheerah is the region’s first and long-standing authentic open-air desert restaurant. Marrying modern-day comforts whilst in the great outdoors, the restaurant will present traditional Arabian dishes along with cultural entertainment in an air-conditioned tent during the holy month of Ramadan.
“The Great Escape” room package by Meydan Hotels & Hospitality includes:
- WiFi internet access
- Use of hotel’s gym and pool
- 24-hours check-in and check-out (only at The Meydan Hotel)
- Lawn activities including putting green, volleyball, archery and table-tennis (only at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa)
- 25% off across all food and beverage outlets
- 25% off all spa treatments
- 25% off all tennis programmes (Tennis 360)
- Up to 50% off at The Track, Meydan Golf
- 25% off desert safaris on jeeps (only at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa)
- Up to 55% off car rental bookings
- 15% off Al Yamamah Rewards card, Meydan Hotel & Hospitality’sfood and beverageloyalty programme
In addition, guests will receive a20% price reduction in entry fees when visiting popular attractions in Downtown Dubai, such as Kidzania, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, Dubai Ice Rink and SEGA Republic. Daily shuttle transfers offered by The Meydan hotel will provide guests with convenient accessibility to these family-themed entertainment venues.
Half-board and full-board upgrade options are also available. Terms and conditions apply. Rates are subject to 10% Service Charge, 10% Municipality Fee, and Tourism Dirham Fee of AED20 per room per night.
To activate “The Great Escape”, contactBab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa at +971 (4) 809 6100, or The MeydanHotelat +971(4) 381 3333, or book online at www.meydanhotels.com/theGreatEscape.
To avail “The Great Escape” privileges or reduced entry fees to Downtown Dubai attractions, advance reservations should be made at the Concierge desk through the Escape Artist or email email@example.com.
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About Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
The award-winning hotel is nestled in the heart of the desert dunes and is located only 1 hour and 15 minutes from the Dubai and Abu Dhabi and is adjacent to Dubai International Endurance City. The property is renowned as a rural, luxury desert retreat offering guests a one of its kind traditional experience as it embraces the culture and heritage of its landscape. The rustic hotel consists of 115 charming rooms and suites located in clusters of double- story buildings each featuring its own balcony or private terrace, 5 meeting rooms offering 8 food and beverage outlets, a dedicated leisure segment including activities from desert safari to bicycle tours and Satori Spa.
About The Meydan Hotel
The Meydan Hotel enjoys a majestic position overlooking the Dubai racecourse- host to the exhilarating racing season. Spanning a vast 1.6 km, it is also a coveted travel destination all-year round with unrivalled standards in luxury hospitality. With 284 extravagantly appointed rooms and suites, the hotel also offers a myriad of iconic meeting venues ideal for business and leisure travellers alike spanning over 20,350 sqm. Catering to every craving with its 7 themed food and beverage outlets, The Meydan Hotel also offers extensive leisure facilities such as tennis, golf, rooftop infinity pool, horse riding activities, gymnasium, aerobics, shooting and even a movie screening on the Middle East’s largest screen. It is within easy striking distance of Downtown Dubai, the Sheikh Zayed Road and Dubai International Airport where guests can enjoy total serenity while remaining connected with the hustle and bustle of the city.
About Meydan Hotels & Hospitality
Translated from Arabic, Meydan means ‘a meeting place’. Meydan Hotels & Hospitality, through its collection of luxury hotels and resorts, provides its guests and customers with a myriad of unique and iconic places to meet and escape. Whether it is a meeting of minds at a board meeting or a meeting of hearts at a wedding reception, the unrivalled venues at Meydan Hotels & Hospitality make its properties the ultimate meeting venue.
Meydan Hotels & Hospitality’s premium leisure experiences include The Meydan Hotel, The Track, Meydan Golf, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa and Meydan Beach.