Need a trip abroad? Top Eid Al Adha travel suggestions
Cathay Pacific can get you there for less
Head overseas for the upcoming break and enjoy something a bit different.
Listed as one of Cathay Pacific's top Eid hot spots, South Korea's green mountains, bustling cities and picturesque hideaways provide the ideal destination. To incentivise UAE travellers to explore the wealth of history, culture and cuisines that South Korea has to offer, the airline has partnered with the Korea Tourism Organisation to create a series of promotional summer fares for you to book immediately until August 15 starting from Dh2535.
This season tajawal, the Dubai-based online flight and hotel booking platform, has packages for you. Georgia's capital city, Tbilisi, is a perfect example of how charming a mix of the old and the new can be. Tbilisi has it all: welcoming people, rich history, lush greenery, stunning architecture, exquisite cuisine, and a massive collection of landmarks and attractions. On tajawal, six days and five nights start from Dh3530.
Holidays by flydubai tend to offer some of the best value trips away and this Eid is no different. We love the look of three days and nights in the Bosnia and Herzegovina capital Sarajevo from Dhs2356 per person for EVERYTHING. That's flights, a three-star hotel and all fees and taxes. All you have to do is find some delicious sustenance in this foodie town. Check out https://holidays.flydubai.com
Phew, it's Phu
If you're looking to experience something a little different, the Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort in Phú Quoc, Vietnam is offering 45 per cent off their rooms in partnership with their Dusit Gold loyalty programme. Centrally located on the eco-island's stunning West Coast beach, the hotel is a modern twist of a contemporary resort lifestyle and charming Vietnamese hospitality.
Who doesn't love a cup of coffee? It doesn't matter what time of day, that little buzz is essential, but could you build your holiday around a cup of Joe? This is what a few bean estates in the beautiful country of Uganda are counting on. A bespoke tour will include an introduction to coffee farming, a visit to the processing plants and the source of the coffee beans, a tour of the farm and most importantly it will include tasting a lot of delicious coffee. Educational coffee safaris are offered by companies including ugandaletsgotravel.com or check out country info on visituganda.com.
Koh what a night
Book a trip to the idyllic island of Koh Samui to enjoy a value luxury stay at Samujana. With prices starting from Dhs2650, Samujana will be offering all their guests 20 per cent off room rates as well as staying for four nights, whilst only paying for three.
Where better to escape the desert heat than Beirut, a city meets sea, East-meets-West cosmopolis suitably nicknamed the 'Paris of the Middle East'? The Phoenicia Hotel, a landmark luxury property in the heart of the city, has launched an exquisite package including bespoke art tours combined with delectable culinary experiences and accommodation in one of their 480 rooms.
Aside from the history, Ireland is making a name for itself as an active destination; ideal if you have a taste for adventure. From world-renowned sights, to lesser-known hidden gems, the country's cycle routes keep you fascinated and fit at the same time. The Ring of Kerry, Kingfisher Trail, and Glendalough Cycle Loops will have you wheeling with joy.
FlyDubai can get you to this capital for a food tour
Look at this Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort pool!
Fancy a cup of Joe from the source in Uganda?
Those colours in Koh Samui