Up the ante this Valentine’s Day with a Dubai staycay…

If you want to upgrade from Valentine’s Day dinner in Dubai this year, then it’s time to pack a bag and check in to one of these romance-ready hotel stays, with 15 Valentine’s Day staycation deals in Dubai.

Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens

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Zabeel House has just unveiled a brilliant deal for Valentine’s Day. For Dhs795 per couple, you’ll enjoy an overnight stay in this chic urban hotel, a 45-minute couple’s spa treatment in Native Club, a three-course dinner at Lah Lah, plus breakfast the following day at Social Company. If you don’t want to spend the night, it’s Dhs495 per couple for the dinner only, including a bottle of house wine.

Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens. Tel: (04) 519 1111. @zabeelhousethegreens

Hotel Indigo Downtown Dubai

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This arty abode is offering three staycation deals for Valentine’s Day, available to check in from February 11 to 14. Prices start at Dhs449++ per couple for a Creek View Room, including breakfast in bed and two mimosas. Upgrade to the Dhs699++ package and you’ll get a charcuterie board, Mirzam chocolate fondue, strawberries and a bottle of Spanish sparkling wine, or pay Dhs1,299++ to include a bottle of premium sparkling.

Hotel Indigo Downtown Dubai, Feb 11 to 14, from Dhs449++. Tel: (04) 210 2222. hotelindigodubai.com 

Melia Desert Palm Dubai

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This beautiful desert retreat has created a range of Valentine’s Day offers. Spend the night in a suite at Melia Desert Palm Dubai, from Dhs1,800 including dinner at Rare, breakfast in bed, and a Dhs200 spa voucher. If you don’t want to spend the night, enjoy a candlelit dinner in a secluded spot within the grounds, with Destination Dining packages priced at Dhs2,500 per couple for three courses including a bottle of sparkling wine and house drinks.

Melia Desert Palm Dubai. Tel: (04) 602 9323. Email eat.dp@melia.com

Palazzo Versace

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Hole up at the Palazzo Versace this Valentine’s Day, with this romance-packed package. You’ll get a cake, flowers and bottle of sparkling juice on arrival, a three-course candle-lit dinner, a 60-minute massage each, a special bath menu, breakfast, late checkout, and ‘His’ and ‘Hers’ Versace perfumes as a gift. Prices start at Dhs1,860++

Palazzo Versace, Al Jaddaf. Tel: (04) 556 8989. Email: reservations@palazzoversace.ae

Sofitel Dubai The Palm

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During the Sofitel Winter Sale, rooms at this French-Polynesian-inspired retreat on Palm Jumeirah start at Dhs821 including breakfast. Then, upgrade your Valentine’s Day stay by adding a four-course set menu for two at Porterhouse or Moana, for Dhs700, or a romantic beach cabana for Dhs1,350 per couple, including a bottle of sparkling. Need more brownie points? Book the Love and Wellness spa package, including a 60-minute rose quartz massage for two, for Dhs999.

Sofitel Dubai The Palm, Palm Jumeirah. Tel: (04) 455 6677. Email: H6541@sofitel.comsofiteldubaithepalm.com.

InterContinental Dubai Festival City

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You get a lot of bang for your Valentine’s Day buck with this Festival City staycation. Prices start at Dhs999++, including an overnight stay in a one-bedroom suite, in-suite breakfast, dinner for two at Anise, and a 60-minute couple’s spa treatment.

InterContinental Dubai Festival City. Tel: (04) 701 1111. dubaifestivalcityhotels.com/valentines 

Studio One Hotel

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Love snuggling up to watch your favourite rom-com together? Take that to the next level this Valentine’s Day with a special movie screening. Book an overnight stay for two at Studio One Hotel for Dhs999, and you’ll get a private film screening in the hotel’s cinema, complete with bottle of sparkling wine and themed food. It’s available to book from February 11 to 14.

Studio One Hotel, Dubai Studio City. Tel: 800STUDIO. Email: letsmeet@studioonehotel.com.  

The Ritz-Carlton DIFC

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Spend the night at The Ritz-Carlton DIFC for Valentine’s Day, and you’ll get a couple’s massage, three-course dinner with two glasses of Champagne, and breakfast. Prices start at Dhs1,950 per couple.

The Ritz-Carlton DIFC. Tel: 04 372 2222. ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/dubai/difc 

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa

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A Valentine’s Day staycation at Nikki Beach Resort & Spa doesn’t come cheap, but it does include a five-course dinner in a beach cabana, plus in-room breakfast the following day. It’s Dhs4,500 for the soft drink package, and Dhs5,000 with house drinks. If you want to upgrade to a beach villa, prices start at a cool Dhs11,500.

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, Pearl Jumeirah, Dubai. Tel: (04) 376 6000. Email: Reservations.Dubai@nikkibeachhotels.com

Kempinski Mall of the Emirates

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Indulge in a progressive dinner at Kempinski Mall of the Emirates, starting with sparkling and canapes in the Aspen Ski Chalet, appetizers and drinks in Salero, dinner under the stars on the pool deck, then chocolates and dessert wine in Noir. It’s Dhs900 for the dinner, or Dhs3,000 including an overnight stay in the pool chalet.

Kempinski Mall of the Emirates, Dubai. Tel: (04) 409 5999. Email: dining.moe@kempinski.com. kempinski.com/dubai

Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina

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Spend the night in a Deluxe Suite, complete with decorations and Valentine’s dessert, breakfast in bed and a three-course dinner on your balcony with a bottle of bubbles. Available from February 11 to 14, for Dhs1,122.

Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina. Tel: (04) 378 0000. Email: reservations.cpdubaimarina@ihg.com

The Meydan Hotel

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The Meydan Hotel is celebrating that loving feeling for the whole month of February, with a Dhs899 staycation package that includes a one-night stay in a petal-strewn Grand Superior room, dinner at Farriers Courtyard or Millennium Lounge, and breakfast. You can also add balloons, floral arrangements, or a cheese platter and bottle of grape for an additional fee.

The Meydan Hotel, Meydan Racecourse. Tel: (04) 381 3231. meydanreservations@meydanhotels.com

The London Project and Caesars Palace Bluewaters

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And, if money is no object, plump for the Cloud 9 package from the London Project, which includes limousine transfers, a helicopter ride, a five-course menu at the London Project with three hours of house drinks and sparkling wine, plus an overnight stay at Caesars Palace, Bluewaters Island, complete with breakfast and bubbles. All this, for Dhs8,888 per couple.

The London Project, Bluewaters Island. Tel: (0)54 306 1822. Email: info@thelondonproject.com  

V Hotel Dubai

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Hang that ‘do not disturb’ sign and get set for a fun night in with V Hotel Dubai’s Valentine’s Day deal. The romance-ready room features a round bed and ‘open lifestyle bathroom’. You’ll get a three-course dinner, bottle of wine and breakfast delivered to your room. Dhs1,899 per couple.

V Hotel Dubai, Curio Collection by Hilton, Al Habtoor City. Tel: (04) 436 6666. hilton.com

Element Al Jaddaf

Element Al Jaddaf

When you book a stay at Element Al Jaddaf between February 11 and 14, you’ll get a free upgrade to the next room category, and 30 per cent of food and drinks at Cafe 26.

Element Al Jaddaf, marriott.com

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