Travel broadcaster Phil Blizzard discovers that travellers and UAE residents can take advantage of special weekend rates at the Hilton Hotels & Resorts in the northern emirate of Ras al Khaimah
Hilton Hotels & Resorts in Ras Al Khaimah are offering a 25% on bed and breakfast packages for short weekend getaways during April and through May. With four beachfront resorts and one city centre hotel there is something for everyone. These include the ‘Jewel in the Crown’ Waldorf Astoria Ras al Khaimah with its 346 deluxe rooms and suites reflecting the palatial surroundings and offering the luxuries of space and tranquility.
The neighbouring Hilton Al Hamra Beach & Golf Resort is set in a premier residential and commercial complex, surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens. Food lovers will be spoiled for choice at this Al Hamra resort with seven restaurant outlets, including the beach venue, Le Chalet and the authentic Lebanese restaurant, Al Jazeera. Whilst next door at the Warldorf Astoria guests can choose from 10 stylish dining and entertainment venues, including the Lexington Grill.
A few minutes drive away from Al Hamra is the DoubleTree by Hilton Marjan Island. Located on the man-made island the resort is alongside the 650-metre private beach with calm and clear waters for sea-bathing. Water babes of all ages can also enjoy the use of five temperature controlled swimming pools, whilst the centre piece of the resort’s spa is the Oriental Hammam inspired from Moroccan rituals.
For dining and relaxation guests can choose from seven onsite bars and restaurants, including an all-day dining venue, two specialty restaurants and a rooftop bar.
Across the city now and onto the multi-award winning Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa which provides a leisurely pace of living, sprawled over 1.5 kilometers of private white sandy beach, offering the perfect destination for a family getaway.
With easy reach from both Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah is a popular choice for those looking for a quick escape. With-in the emirate a wide range of activities can found at the hotels beach clubs and watersports centers, including diving, fishing, kayaking, jet skiing, and sailing cruises. Away from the water visitors can find championship standard golf courses, an aviation club with a variety of aircraft for scenic flights and close by the towering Hajar Mountains for adventurous excursions.
The 25% Weekend Sale offer is available for booking at www.hiltonhotelsmea.com/rak or call +971 (0) 7 2065296 with rates starting from AED 330, including breakfast for two.