Starts any day. January to December6 days from $3645.00
Arrive Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Welcome to the U.A.E. (United Arab Emirates)! You are met upon arrival at the Abu Dhabi airport, and transferred to your luxury resort hotel.
Today enjoy a tour of the Capital- The “Manhattan of the Middle East” See the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest and most opulent mosques in the world. This landmark features 80 domes, more than 1,000 columns, and 24-carat gold-plated chandeliers. Drive along the beautiful seaside Corniche, past the dhow building yards, the breath taking Emirates Palace, and the modern waterfront entertainment complex at Mina Zayed. Our last stop will show you a glimpse of Abu Dhabi’s future when visiting the Manaral al Saadiyat Exhibition.
Return to your hotel by late afternoon. (B)
Al Ain Excursion & Dubai
Depart Abu Dhabi this morning for a drive east to the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and visit the Garden Oasis city of Al Ain, one of the world's oldest inhabited settlements. Tour this UNESCO World Heritage Site - Visit the world’s largest Camel Market, and learn about the city’s unique heritage and history at Al Jahili Fort and get a glimpse of the life before the petrol at the heart of the city- the Oasis with its old water irrigation systems. Arrive in Dubai in the afternoon for check-in to your luxurious hotel. (B)
Today, your full day tour gives you an overview of this exuberant city. Drive along the rich Jumeirah coastline, getting a great view the Dubai skyline as you travel to the beautiful Jumeirah Mosque. This massive stone structure is a tribute to modern Islamic architecture. Next, proceed to the Zabeel Palace, Dubai’s Forgotten Palace, and once home to Sheikh Rashid. Visit Emirates Hill for great views of Dubai.
This afternoon visit "At the Top" of the Burj Khalifa for a breathtaking unobstructed 360-degree view of the city, desert, and ocean from this the world's tallest building. Explore the unique multi-media exhibits before returning to your hotel. (B)
This morning drive towards the city center and explore the traditional Bastakia District to see the markets and souqs of old Dubai. Walk through the traditional wind towers and discover the effectiveness of 19th century air conditioning. Tour the old Fahidi Fort, now home to the Dubai History Museum, whose exhibits chronicle Dubai’s past. Next, experience the traditional way of commuting by taking an Abra (water taxi) across Dubai Creek. On the other side, wander through the extensive and dazzling Gold Souq and the exotic, aromatic Spice Market.
This afternoon, have time at leisure to relax or pursue your own interests. Tonight, enjoy dinner on Bateaux Dubai. (B,D)
Today is a day of leisure until you are transferred to the airport for your departing flight home or to another destination. (B)
St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi
The iconic St. Regis brand extends its legacy to Abu Dhabi, with The St. Regis Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi created by thoughtful Mediterranean architecture and a contemporary interior design. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort is the city’s true beachfront leisure address located just 20 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport and 10 minutes from the city’s bustling downtown. All guest rooms and suites overlooking either turquoise waters or the greens of the impressive Saadiyat Beach Golf Club. Escape to a Superior Sea-View Room in a Mediterranean setting, each with an individual terrace, offering breathtaking views of the turquoise blue ocean and beyond. The lavishly appointed guest rooms feature king or twin beds, a spacious double vanity bathroom with Remède bath amenities, complimentary wi-fi and a refreshment center. The signature St. Regis Butler service is also available to all guests.
One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Encompassing the timeless beauty of the desert and the cosmopolitan charms of the coast, the One&Only Royal Mirage, is a stylish place of intricate arches, domes, towers and courtyards. The resort recalls the romance of Old Arabia, with 65 acres of lush green lawns and immaculate flowerbeds set along a half-mile of private beachfront overlooking The Palm Islands. Resort facilities and services are plentiful and include pools, beach water sports, a full-service spa, tennis and more. There is also a business center, hair salon, gift shops, and laundry services. Colorful Indo-European dining, modern food with an Asian twist, rooftop Oriental mezzehs - the resort offers a splendid array of experiences, 13 restaurants from grand and intimate to lively and casual. Your Arabian Court section guest rooms are all sea-facing with carved arches, colorful mosaics, and dramatic artwork. Room amenities include satellite TV, in-room safe, and internet access. The bathrooms are adorned with wood, marble, and slate and feature a wet area with overhead and handheld showers with a granite bench, separate toilet and bidet, individual vanity with under-shelf cupboards and separate bath with handheld shower.