Fairmont – Fujairah, UAE

It’s fair to say that the Fairmont brand has quite the reputation. A very good one, that is. Given this excellent reputation, it’s also fair to say that when you arrive at the new Fairmont Fujairah, you might temporarily think you’re lost. I certainly did. A quick check of the GPS told me we were, in fact, at the brand new Fairmont, but you’d… Read More

Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island – Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

If you’re looking for a unique escape that feels a world away but is still quintessentially U.A.E, look no further than Anantara’s five-star Sir Bani Yas Island resort and villas. A salt dome island situated 8km off the Abu Dhabi coastline (but 250km from Abu Dhabi Airport), Sir Bani Yas was originally established in 1971 by the late ruler and founder of the United… Read More

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Desert Palm PER AQUUM – Dubai

Whether you’re looking for a staycation break away from Dubai without a long drive, or you’re an international visitor looking for something a little different away from the hustle and bustle of downtown, Desert Palm PER AQUUM is a great choice. Set on verdant polo fields just 30 minutes from downtown Dubai, the serenity of Desert Palm makes you feel a world away –… Read More


Waldorf Astoria – Ras Al Khaimah

Whether you’re a¬†looking to escape the summer heat, get some R&R or explore the other Emirates, Ras al Khaimah is a top choice. Just over an hour from Dubai, the isolated location of the seaside resorts means you can just put your feet up and have a guilt free getaway. A spur of the moment decision to get away for a quick staycation lead… Read More