Plus: A new luxury option on the Greek coast; Mövenpick ups its game in Phuket; A tasty offer at the Sheraton in Dubai; Visa holds the cards for Abu Dhabi stays.
The presidential suite at The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul. Courtesy The Ritz-Carlton
The presidential suite at The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul. Courtesy The Ritz-Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul has a new package created with mini-breakers in mind. Located in the heart of the city, overlooking the Bosphorus, The Ritz-Carlton is 15 minutes from popular attractions such as Sultanahmet, Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar, and boasts a Turkish hammam-inspired spa. The Treat You package gives three nights for the price of two in a deluxe or club room or executive suite, with breakfast for two and complimentary spa access. The deal costs from Dh1,225 and is valid until December 31. For more information, visit www.ritzcarlton.com/istanbul.

A new luxury option on the Greek coast

There’s a new kid on the block in Greece with the opening of The Romanos Ionian Exclusive hotel. The Luxury Collection property is on the coast in Costa Navarino. Its facilities include a 24-hour butler service, as well as a reserved area at the beach and pool, priority restaurant reservations, recreational activities, and breakfast in your room or in private area. Prices start from Dh1,850 per night, including breakfast. For more information, visit www.romanosionianexclusive.com.

Mövenpick ups its game in Phuket

The Mövenpick Resort and Spa Karon Beach has renovated and refurbished its five-star property in Phuket, Thailand. The renovated wing, which offers easy access to the pool, is close to the beach and four renovated restaurants with new menus, located in a bustling, plaza-style square. The resort also has three swimming pools, a kids’ club, spa and 10 meeting rooms. Prices start from Dh435 per night. For more information, visit www.movenpick-hotels.com.

A tasty offer at the Sheraton in Dubai

Foodies take note: the Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel and Towers has a free night’s stay summer promotion for those who spend Dh1,000-plus on dining at the property. The offer, which runs until September 15, is available to those who dine at any of its food and beverage outlets, including Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo, Ashiana by Vineet and the theatrical live-cooking restaurant Creekside Japanese. Eligibility is based on a table of up to six people, for weekend stays only. For more information, visit www.sheratondubaicreek.com/summerpromo.

Visa holds the cards for Abu Dhabi stays

Visa cardholders can receive a discount of up to 20 per cent on stays at a host of hotels in Abu Dhabi until September 5. The offer is part of Abu Dhabi Summer Season and is open to residents and visitors. Hotels include Aloft, Arjaan, Centro, Grand Millennium, Le Méridien, Le Royal Méridien, Millennium, Rotana, Sheraton, St Regis and The Westin. For information, visit www.visamiddleeast.com.

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Published: June 25, 2015 04:00 AM

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