Staycations

A world-class holiday doesn’t have to involve a plane ticket, at least not when you live in the UAE. With new luxury hotels, numerous museums and an array of leisure options across the country, a staycation is the ideal solution for a weekend away. Whether you want to remain in Dubai or Abu Dhabi or are keen to venture further afield, exploring some of the lesser-populated emirates, we take a look at the finest short-haul offerings that the country has to offer. From all-out luxury in a palatial resort, to endless sand dunes and thriving nature reserves, there’s an endless list of things to do, destinations to visit and places to stay.