8 Ways You Can Celebrate Saudi National Day

BY Naomi Chadderton / Sep 15 2019 / 16:10 PM

From a relaxing staycation to jewels that will get you noticed, there’s no better excuse to make the most of the four-day holiday

8 Ways You Can Celebrate Saudi National Day

Get Cultural at Al Seef

Book any hotel in Al Seef for four nights and you’ll not only just pay for three, but you’ll have free access to Laguna waterpark and a 25 per cent discount coupon for Museum of Illusions. Indulge in a little KSA cuisine at Skafos and Saba’a restaurants, who will be serving special traditional dishes (if you’re a national of the Kingdom, you’ll enjoy 20 per cent discount between 22-28th September), while UAE residents can also take advantage of 10 per cent discount on room rates with complimentary breakfast. Sounds like a no brainer to us! Hotels include Zabeel House Mina Al Seef, Zabeel House Al Seef and Al Seef Heritage Hotel.

For reservations, email reservations.alseef@zabeelhouse.com or call 04 707 7077, or visit zabeelhouse.com

Al Seef

Staycation by the Sea

If you’re looking for an uber-glam retreat, Rixos Premium Dubai, located in the heart of buzzing JBR, is offering Saudi nationals a complimentary upgrade to the next room category as well as upgrade to lunch, 20 per cent discount on spa treatments and a late checkout until 3pm when booking between 19th – 24th September. With delectable F&B offerings, you’d be crazy to miss out on this!

For reservations, call 04 520 000, or visit premiumdubai.rixos.com

Rixos Premium Dubai

Stay On The Palm

The perfect location for a family-friendly escape, Saudi nationals staying in the hotel between 19-24th September will receive a complimentary upgrade from B&B to half board as well as complimentary afternoon tea, 20 per cent discount on spa treatments and complimentary shuffle transfers to Mall of the Emirates.

Offer is valid when booking a minimum of 2 nights stay. Email reservation.dubai@rixos.com or visit thepalmdubai.rixos.com for more information.

Rixos The Palm

Escape to Abu Dhabi

Valid until the end of September, guests who book two nights in one of the exquisite villas at Saadiyat’s favourite all-inclusive beach resort will receive a third night free to enjoy the private terrace and garden, jacuzzi, 24 hour complimentary butler service and more. Bring your kids because you’ll get three tickets to enjoy a theme part of your choice. What more could you want?

Call 02 492 2222, or visit saadiyatisland.rixos.com for more information.

Rixos Saadiyat Island

Feast Like A Queen

Order any main dish at Mighty Quinns in JBR and you’ll get a delectable dessert completely free. From the creamy homemade cheesecake served with vanilla bean ice-cream and the mighty chocolate brownie to the renowned sticky toffee and banana pudding, your sweet tooth will be well and truly satisfied.

Mighty Quinns, The Walk at JBR: 04 380 1888

Mighty Quinns

Escape to the Desert

Nestled deep within the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve amid miles and miles of desert, Al Maha is the ultimate escape this Saudi National Day. In celebration of the occasion, the luxury resort is offering an exclusive dune drive in addition to two free desert activities to all Saudi nationals booking an overnight stay. Those with a sense of adventure should definitely book this one and enjoy some time our while exploring the mesmerising landscape that’s home to over 130 species of birds, Oryx and gazelles.

Call 04 832 9900, or visit al-maha.com for more information.

Al Maha

Get Your Adrenaline Pumping

Located in the heart of Dubai’s theme park district, Lapita Dubai Parks and Resorts is offering three nights for the price of two during Saudi National Day, with the offer valid until the 30th November. Perfect for families, kids can enjoy the lagoon-style swimming pool and lazy river, and the offer is inclusive of tickets to the neighbouring amusement parks including Legoland Water Park, Legoland Dubai, Motiongate Dubai and Bollywood Parks Dubai, all which are just a five minute walk from the hotel.

Call 04 810 9999, or visit marriott.co.uk/hotels/travel/dxbak-lapita-dubai-parks-and-resorts-autograph-collection/ for more information.

Lapita Dubai Parks and Resorts

Treat Yourself to a Bit of Bling

We can’t think of any better way to treat yourself than with a bit of retail therapy, and MKS Jewellery’s Floating Gems collection pays tribute to the Saudi flag, with the emerald stone the star of the show. Check out the Geogami collection too, where emeralds are enveloped in a beautiful geometric gold flower, perfect for making a statement.

Available at Bloomingdale’s, The Dubai Mall

MKS Jewllery