Travel news: Food and facials with European break deal and more

Plus: Celebrate Eid with a Russian break; New tented safari camp in Kenya; A special staycation with Anantara.

CastaDiva Resort & Spa. Courtesy Small Luxury Hotels of the World
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Celebrate Eid with a Russian break

Take a break this Eid at the Corinthia Hotel, St Petersburg, with the brand's White Nights Eid Al Fitr package. The property, located in the heart of the Russian city, is offering GCC residents private airport transfers, breakfast at the Imperial Restaurant, Executive Club benefits, early check-in and late checkout. The package costs from 52,840 roubles (Dh2,976), based on a two-night stay for two people, including taxes. For more information, visit

New tented safari camp in Kenya

Safari tourists in Kenya now have another accommodation option with the opening of the Loisaba Tented Camp, which is part of the Elewana Collection. The new lodging area, on the site of the former Loisaba lodge, offers six en suite tents, three family combinations — each consisting of two en suite tents with adjoining walkways — and three "Private Residence" houses, which feature a private dining area and infinity pool. The camp's restaurant offers an à la carte menu dominated by locally sourced ingredients, including fresh produce from the camp's garden. Two infinity pools and a number of activities including bush walks, mountain biking, lion tracking and fishing are also available to guests. Stays cost from US$300 (Dh1,102) per person, per night, including full board, select activities and taxes. For more information, visit

A cheaper staycation with Anantara

Get more from your staycation with Qasr Al Sarab's Summer Villa offer. The Anantara property, located in the Empty Quarter, is offering an overnight stay in a one-bedroom pool villa. The villa is equipped with a private pool, sunbathing deck, cabana and outdoor shower. Guests can also take advantage of sunrise and sunset desert activities, and book a treatment at the spa. The offer is available until September 30, and costs from Dh2,200 per night, including taxes and breakfast for two. For more information, visit

Food and facials with European break deal

Holiday in Switzerland and Italy in style with the A Shore Affair: Lake Como and Lake Maggiore offer from the Hotel Eden Roc and CastaDiva Resort & Spa. From now until October 15, guests will receive a buffet breakfast, a six-course tasting menu cooked by Michelin-star chef Gennaro Esposito, a 50-minute massage or facial treatment (at CastaDiva), and garage parking at both locations. The package costs from Dh7,090 per person, based on a two-night stay at each property, including taxes. For more information, visit