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Luxury Dubai - Desert & Beach Holiday

Inspirational holiday to United Arab Emirates

A luxury Dubai escape that combines a stunning desert sanctuary with the buzz, bright lights and beaches of the Gulf coast. Experience wildlife viewings, relaxed pampering and fine dining; perfect for couples wanting to see more whilst relaxing in luxurious surroundings. Your first stop, the Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, is an exclusive oasis showcasing the heritage of Arabia.

Even the lead category of room, Bedouin Suites, enjoy an infinity pool with impressive views of the rolling dunes and casual viewing opportunities of gazelles and Arabian Oryx; binoculars are considerately provided too! Stays are on full board and include High Tea on the terrace as well as up to two complimentary activities each day such as falconry, dune driving, nature walks, or horse and camel rides. After this, transfer to your Dubai beach hotel, the Waldorf Astoria on the renowned Palm Jumeirah. From here, alternate between trips out to see your choice of iconic, world-beating Dubai sights, or simply stay put and immerse yourself in the resort's extensive facilities, chilling on the beach or being mesmerized by Dubai's dazzling night skyline.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Dubai International
  • 2 nights - Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • 6 nights - Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Ends - Transfer to Dubai International for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon United Arab Emirates
  • Nights Icon 8 Nights
  • Beach Icon Beach
  • Scenic Icon Scenic

Tailor-made itineraries

Every Mahlatini trip is custom created to your exact travel wishes – no readymade tours or set departures. Get in touch with our experts to start creating your bespoke itinerary.

Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
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Highlights

  • Desert safari and wildlife, plus Dubais bright lights
  • Luxury rooms, fine dining and personal service
  • Unique desert activities
  • Perfect for escaping the pressures of every day life
  • A memorable, indulgent vacation for couples
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Dubai International

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Day 1 - 3

Arrive at Dubai Airport where you will be met by your driver and taken to the Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa.

  • 2 nights

Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa
Full Board | Bedouin Suite
United Arab Emirates

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Day 3 - 9

Today you will have a private car transfer from Al Maha to your hotel in Dubai.

  • 6 nights

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
Half Board | Deluxe Skyline Seaview Room
United Arab Emirates

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Day 9

Your driver will today transfer you by private car to Dubai Airport for your international flight.

We've got you covered

Our trips are unashamedly high-end but always deliver excellent value for money. Our guide price covers the majority of trip costs upfront, on a per person or per family sharing basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • VIP Arrival Service at Dubai - Fast-track through immigration & security
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Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Beverages
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ACTIVITIES

Our trips offer countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

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  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Scenic Flights Icon Scenic Flights
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Golf Icon Golf
  • Horseriding Icon Horse Riding
  • Tennis Icon Tennis
  • Watersports Icon Water Sports
  • Desert Tours Icon Desert Tours
  • Kids Club Icon Kids Club
  • City Sights Icon City Sights
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walk
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TRIPS TO INSPIRE

From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, enchanting beaches and intriguing cities, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

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