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Few of our favorite short break holiday destinations and not too far away from the UAE. A little inspiration guide to your long weekend getaway!

If you have a look at Maldives, we have an offer code for you to use to get extra benefits and discounts in certain places!

Safe travels!

 

 

Your Inspiration for Your Quick Weekend Getaway


Oman

Only an hour away by plane (or 40 depending where you are going) Oman is always an exciting choice for adventure, relaxation and beach lovers!

If you are driving from Dubai to Oman, make sure the borders are open, otherwise fly in with flydubai, Oman air or Emirates Airlines .

Stay: in Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel or newly launched hotel Anantara in Jabal Al Akhdar

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Kenya

East Africa is one of those magical places that you will never forget. It will run through your veins. Visa on arrival to so many nationalities and so close from the UAE puts Kenya a number 1 destination for adventure lovers and those who are looking for some soul searching and is less than 6 hours away! Fly Emirates, Kenyan Airways, Air Arabia

Great for: Adventure travel, Solo travelers, Romantic Getaways and families.

Stay: In Nairobi at Giraffe Manor or Hemingways Nairobi, In the bush: Segera Retreat or Four Seasons Serengeti

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Seychelles

With visa on arrival, Seychelles is one of the most beautiful places to visit and is less than 6 hours away from the UAE!

Great for: Adventure travel, Solo travelers, families and Romantic Getaways

Stay: Four Seasons Seychelles 

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Maldives

Our top choice for sea lovers. Maldives is nothing less than a breathtaking experience that will have you always come back for more! Diving, snorkeling, tanning and just relaxing without any pressure. Maldives is one of those easy going destinations that will leave you totally relaxed and happy!

Great for: Adventure travel, Divers, Solo travelers, Families and Romantic Getaways

Fly direct with Emirates and flydubai

Stay: Gili Lankanfushi Island,(Use voucher code TJDgili to get discounted rates)

 Coco Bodu Hithi (Use voucher code TJDcoco to get discounted rates)

Coco Prive, Conrad Rangali Island

 

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Madagascar

Madagascar is one of those places you think of going then you think again and wonder what kind of holiday will come out of it! A 2 hour flight from Seychelles making it an adventure travel category trip! Enjoy the beautiful, peaceful and untouched beaches, the rainforests and the hikes!

Great for: Adventure travel, Divers, Solo travelers and Romantic Getaways

Fly with Emirates and Seychelles Air

Stay: Constance Tsarabanjina

Sri Lanka

Always another favorite! Sri Lanka is always new regardless how many times you visit! Each trip we’ve made to Sri Lanka was always as if it were our first one! New experiences depending on which town you are staying! From beaches to culture triangle to mountains. Sri Lanka will never disappoint and you would fall in love with the locals and the food!

Great for: Adventure travel, Divers, Solo travelers, foodies, families and Romantic Getaways

Fly with Emirates, Sri Lankan Airlines and flydubai

Stay: Tri Lanka 

 

Jordan

The beautiful Jordan and the historical UNESCO site, Petra. Less than 5 hours away from the UAE, Petra in the winter season has not lost its charm and is still one of the most beautiful places to visit in the Middle East.

Great for: Adventure travel, Divers, Solo travelers, foodies, families and Romantic Getaways

Fly with Emirates and Royal Jordanian

Stay: Movenpick Resort Petra

 

Zanzibar

Less than 6 hours away from the UAE, Zanzibar is one of those trips you could do over and over again. The culture, the food, the beach, the wonderful people makes this place a fantastic destination to keep going back and exploring all the hidden gems it has to offer!

Great for: Adventure travel, Divers, Solo travelers, foodies, families and Romantic Getaways

Fly with Emirates, Kenyan Airlines, flydubai

Stay: Park Hyatt Zanzibar

 

Georgia

The ancient city of Tbilisi, dating in the mid-5th century AD, has won the hearts of so many people and we have yet to explore this wonderful mountainous land! Georgia is less that 4 hours from the UAE and has open visa on arrival to those who also resides in the UAE and is perfect for winter destinations for snow!

Great for: Adventure travel, Solo travelers, foodies, families and Romantic Getaways

Fly with flydubai

Stay:Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, Tbilisi

 

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