I am currently scouting hotel deals for spring break. For those planning to come to visit Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the coming weeks, I think these notes will come handy.
1. Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa
**The award-winning beach resort destination features two striking beach hotels: the beautiful Palm Tree Court & Spa and the original Jebel Ali Hotel, which was refurbished in 2009 along with a brand new Conference Centre. Located just 15 minutes from Dubai Marina, this fabulous resort features an 800-metre palm-lined private beach, lush gardens and three temperature-controlled swimming pools plus 15 restaurants and bars. Jebel Ali is a place where an incredible range of facilities and services are offered in synergy. A championship-standard 9-hole golf course and academy, luxury 10-treatment room spa with associated wet spa facilities, horse riding stables, marina, seaplane flights and diving centre are just a few of the special facilities on offer. Rate starts at $716 with sea view room inclusive of breakfast and lunch/dinner.
2. Jumeirah Beach Hotel
**Dubai’s leading family resort destination, offers a full range of leisure and business hotel facilities. It offers magnificent view of the Burj Al Arab. A stay includes free access to Wild Wadi Water Park and buffet breakfast. Rate per night starts at $416.
3. Hyatt Capital Gate
**Located in Abu Dhabi within the World’s Furthest Leaning Manmade Tower (leaning at 18 degrees), the hotel offers panoramic views of Abu Dhabi and its coastline. The hotel lobby is located on the 18th floor and on the 19th floor includes an outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi. Rate per night with breakfast costs $201 with a minimum 2 nights stay.
4. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai
**Featuring luxurious accommodations and Arabian Hospitality, guests can enjoy white sand beaches, relax into soothing spa treatments or savor exceptional meals in a breathtaking setting. There is also a dedicated play are and swimming pool for kids complete with water slide. Just minutes from the resort, guests can indulge in a shopper’s paradise, an unforgettable outdoor adventure or simply take in the sites and enjoy all this five-star hotel in Dubai has to offer. Rates per night with breakfast $316.