Valentine’s Day 2016: Staycations and Dinners

I’m sure that most of you are racking your brain trying to figure out how to make this Valentine’s Day special. And I’m also sure that you’ve seen special offers here and there from this hotel and that restaurant, and are completely overwhelmed with all of the choices. That’s exactly why I’ve put together a nitty-gritty list of the best staycations, dinners and things to do for Valentine’s Day 2016– check them out below and make sure to book ASAP! 


[JA Palm Tree Court]

Valentine’s Day offer: Like I mentioned in the review, this is really the best resort in Dubai, so you will definitely not regret booking a staycation here for Valentine’s Day. The package includes: complementary breakfast (buffet or room service), full body massage of 45 minutes for 2 OR facial for 2, candle-lit dinner at White Orchid Restaurant, complementary upgrade to the next room category if available. Upon arrival, you will receive a bouquet of red roses, sparkling wine, a celebration cake and a rose petal arrangement.

Price: Staycations start from 1,950 Dhs.

Check out the full review here.

For more information, contact +971 (0) 4 814 5555.


[Kempinski Hotel Ajman]

Valentine’s Day Offer: Express your love on an unforgettable romantic escape to a five-star luxury oasis just a short drive away from Dubai. On the shores of the Arabian Gulf, indulge in a Valentine’s retreat within the relaxing ambience of the resort. Complete with a 500meter white sand private beach, Kempinski Hotel Ajman is tailored to meet your heart’s every desire.

Price: Staycations starting from 500 Dhs.

Check out the full review here.

For more information, contact +971 (0) 6 714 5555. 

[Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates]

Valentine’s Day offer:

Experience a romantic rendezvous for two at the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates. This romantic getaway, in a room decorated with petals, includes buffet breakfast and a complimentary box of chocolates. This package is available for all room categories. The offer is for two people per room and it’s valid from February 10th to 16th.

Price: Staycations starting from 1,439 Dhs.

Note: This is actually where we will be staying the weekend before Valentine’s Day! The full hotel review will be published within a couple of weeks, but I would highly urge you to book ASAP, as the Valentine’s offer is incredible!

For more information, contact +971 (0) 4 341 0000.

[The St. Regis Abu Dhabi]

Valentine’s Day offer:

Movie nights take on a luxurious twist! This Valentine’s Day, stay in a Superior Room complete with: The St. Regis Butler Service, breakfast for two at The Terrace on the Corniche, two tickets to the movie of your choice at VOX cinema in the Nation Riviera Galleria and exclusive access to the Nation Riviera Beach Club.

Price: Staycations start from 1,000 Dhs.

Note: We will be staying at the hotel towards the end of February, so you can see the full review once its published in March. Keep an eye out!

For more information, contact +971 (0) 2 694 4553.

[Danat Jebel Dhanna]

Valentine’s Day offer: Take off on a romantic getaway with your dearly loved to Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort, a tranquil beachfront resort located on the Western coast of Abu Dhabi, and celebrate the season of romance on Valentine’s Day. Start the evening with complimentary cocktails at C-View café and as candlelit dinner is a must do on Valentine’s Day, indulge in a 5-course meal with all the ingredients of love at Zaitoun, the resort’s Italian Restaurant. Enjoy a complimentary boat cruise and soak in the spectacular views. You may even get a surprise greeting by a few dolphins.

Price: Staycations start from 1,099 Dhs.

Check out the full review.

For more information, contact +971 (0) 2 871 2222.

[Radisson Blu Yas Island]

Valentine’s Day offer: Book a romantic getaway for 2 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi with delightful accommodation in a Superior Sea View Room, a delicious breakfast for 2, dreamy decoration, a romantic dinner at Filini Italian Restaurant and a discounted spa treatment.

Price: Starting from 799 Dhs.

Note: We haven’t stayed here before, but its a beautiful property and will definitely be trying it out soon. Keep an eye out for the review.

For more information, contact +971 (0) 2 656 2000. 

Valentine’s Day Dinners


Valentine’s Day offer: Couples will enjoy the romantic atmosphere of Amaseena restaurant, enhanced with a special décor made of roses and balloons for an ultimate retreat. The sensational Moroccan buffet offering traditional tagines, lamb mubakhar and grilled seafood and meat, will be savored in the intimacy of the Bedouin tents while a musical Arabic duo and belly dancer set the mood for the night.

Price: 1,500 Dhs per couple in a semi-private Bedouin tent, inclusive of a bottle of champagne.

Check out the full review.

For more information, contact +971 (0) 4 318 6150. 

[Patiala by Kunal Kapor]

Valentine’s Day offer: Treat your loved one to a celebrity experience with a mouth-watering Indian menu at Patialaby Kunal Kapur. With the dishes perfectly created by one of India’s top chefs, your Valentine’s evening will be one to remember. Devour a four-course meal with champagne.

Price: Starting at 660 Dhs per couple.

Check out the full review.

For more information, contact +971 4 451 9151.

[White Orchid] 

Valentine’s Day offer: Enjoy a 3 courses set menu, romantic set up, single rose for the lady and live entertainment, and a bubbly upon entry.

Price: 480 Dhs per couple.

Check out the full review.

For more information, contact +971 4 814 5822. 

[Zanzi Bar]

Valentine’s Day offer: Enjoy the live music by Nisha Duo with an unforgettable dining experience on a private white sandy beach, where eyes gaze off into the moonlight and hearts open up and fall in love all over.

Price: Starting from 145 Dhs.

Check out the full review.

For more information, contact +971 (0) 6 714 5555. 

[Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi] 

Valentine’s Day offer: To complete your day the dining options at Park Hyatt offers creative settings and delectable menus to cater to every whim. Enjoy a semi private table in the poolside cabana with personalized service

Price: Starting at 1,500 Dhs.

Check out the full review.

For more information, contact +971 2 407 1234. 


[Salero Tapas & Bodega] 

Valentine’s Day offer: Give your Valentine’s a Spanish twist in the stylish Salero Tapas and Bodega at the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates.  On Sunday 14 February, guests will be treated to a selection of delicious hot and cold tapas, one of the chef’s specialities as the main course and a sweet Spanish dessert from a special menu to celebrate the occasion.

Price: Starting at 350 Dhs per couple.

Note: We’ve yet to review Salero, but I’ve heard great things about it and its one of the restaurants that we will be visiting during our stay at Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates. Stayed tuned for the full review!

For more information, contact +971 4 409 5888. 


[Aspen, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates] 

Valentine’s Day offer: Celebrate with the one you love over Valentine’s Afternoon Tea at Aspen by Kempinski.  From 10 to 14 February, enjoy a selection of beautifully decorated and delicious Valentines-themed cakes for two people. Choose from an impressive selection of Tchaba teas or coffee to complement. Valentine’s treats and sweets are also available to buy as the perfect gift for that someone special, from 10 to 14 February.

Price: 295 Dhs per couple.

For more information, contact +971 4 409 5999. 


[Grand Hyatt Doha] 

Valentine’s Day offer: Valentine’s dinner specials will be held across three of their dining outlets: The Grill, Isaan and Rocca. There will also be a brunch on a boat! With so many options, your sure to find something that you and your special someone will enjoy.

Price: Starting at 330 Dhs per couple.

Note: We were meant to stay at Grand Hyatt Doha a few weeks ago, but had to cancel last minute, but we’ll definitely be going there sometime in the next few months. Its a beautiful resort and only a short 1 hour flight from Abu Dhabi/Dubai, and a beautiful place to spend the weekend in a city neighboring the UAE. Stay tuned for the full hotel and dining reviews for Grand Hyatt Doha!

For more information, contact +974 4448 1234.


[The Courtyard, Manzil Downtown] 

Valentine’s Day offer: Spoil your loved one under the stars at The Courtyard while enjoying a delicious three course set menu set against the sights and sounds of this unique urban oasis.

Price: 350 Dhs per couple.

For more information, contact +971 (0) 4 428 5888. 


[Habtoor Grand Beach Resort and Spa] 

Valentine’s Day offer:Enjoy and incredible 4-course meal, plus a bottle of wine, roses and a small heart-shaped cake. There will also be a glass of sparkling wine upon arrival.

Price: 550 Dhs per couple.

Check out the full review of the hotel.

For more information, contact +971 (0) 4 408 4257. 


[VIDA Downtown Dubai] 

Valentine’s Day offer: Charm your loved one while enjoying a unique nighttime picnic under the stars, while indulging in heavenly culinary treats. Sit back and relax in a candle-lit ambiance overlooking the shimmering pool while dining in one of the beautiful, white, signature poolside cabanas.

Price: 499 Dhs per couple.

Note: We will be staying at VIDA Hotel in the beginning of March 2016, so keep an eye out for the full review! It really is such a great location and you’ll love what they have to offer!

For more information, contact +971 4 428 6888. 

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