Middle East Holidays

alluring landscapes

The desert kingdoms of the Middle East have emerged in recent years as some of the most sought-after luxury holiday destinations in the world. Mysterious bedouin landscapes, soaring mountain ranges and glistening gulf waters offer stark contrast to the ultra-modern cities and world-beating sky-scrapers.

Luxury Holidays to the Middle East

Luxury holidays in the Middle East are typified by gorgeous weather and elegant accommodation. In the last 15 years this beautiful region has built itself into one of world travel's most popular tourist destinations, and Kenwood Travel has been there every step of the way. The Kenwood Travel Arabia team are dedicated Middle East experts, and will work to find you a holiday that is hand-crafted to suit your budget and taste, creating the perfect Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Oman holiday. You'll also discover great getaways to Doha and 'Beyond Dubai' too.

Luxury Holidays to Dubai

The UAE reveals a wide variety of scenery in a small area; in a single day visitors can experience everything from rugged mountains and wistful sand dunes to sandy beaches and lush green oases. In striking contrast, the futuristic city of Dubai – the UAE’s most famous emirate – stands as a luxury HQ from which to explore this enchanting nature, while also discovering the superb dining, shopping, culture and theme parks of the city itself. At Kenwood Travel, our expert Arabia team can help you plan a trip hand-crafted to your style, while always attaining the highest standards of luxury. After all, that's what visitors to Dubai expect, and our direct-contract hotels such as Atlantis, The Palm and Jumeirah Zabeel Saray exemplify and exceed Dubai's reputation for high-end accommodation and hospitality.

Luxury Holidays to Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi has always been a special place. However, until recently the emirate remained an undiscovered jewel on the international travel map. Today, more and more overseas visitors are discovering this unique and captivating destination. A luxury Abu Dhabi holiday offers all the attractions of a top class international resort with a taste of something extra. It combines year-round sunshine and superb facilities for leisure and recreation with the spice and mystique of an Arabian adventure, bursting with ancient heritage and high-octane pursuits such as Ferrari World.

Beyond Dubai

Dubai’s A-list appeal shines even brighter thanks to a supporting cast of equally entertaining destinations. Beyond Dubai there are some fantastic beach resorts, such as Fujairah, Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah, where unspoilt coastlines offer a taste of authentic Arabia. Short transfer times make each of these destinations a convenient option for a brilliant Middle East holiday alternative, and they’re all served by Dubai International Airport too. Airport transfer times are as follows: Fujairah – 90 mins; Ras Al Khaimah – 50 mins; Ajman – 40 mins.

Luxury Holidays to Oman

Muscat, the capital city of Oman, sparkles with golden minarets and lies in the midst of a maze of pleated mountains reaching down to the Arabian Sea. Described as ‘Arabia's Jewel’, this city is a blend of the old and the new. Discover Oman’ coastline and culture with Kenwood Travel and indulge in one of the best Middle East holidays on offer.

Exclusive Resorts in the Middle East

Book now to take advantage of our range of luxury UAE hotels and resorts. We deal directly with some of the biggest names in the business:

Beach Rotana Hotel & Towers, Abu DhabiEmirates Palace, Abu DhabiAtlantis The Palm, DubaiThe Ritz Carlton, DubaiAjman Saray, a Luxury Collection Resort  • Shangri-La - Al Bandar, OmanThe Chedi Muscat, Oman

Multi Centre Trips in The Middle East

If you’re finding it difficult to settle on just one destination or resort, why not opt for a twin centre holiday? We’ll arrange any combination of destinations, allowing you to experience more of what this great region has to offer. For example, how about three nights in Dubai before moving on to Thailand or Malaysia? Staying within the UAE is ideal for twin centres too. For example, Ajman and Fujairah can add coastal calm to your holiday without the need for internal flights. Call our Arabia experts and bring the art of escape to your holiday with a multi-centre holiday in the Middle East. Middle East Multi Centres

Weather in the Middle East

As you can imagine, the weather in the Middle East can get pretty hot, with temperatures soaring over 40° C during the summer months. Still, hardcore watersports enthusiasts and sun-worshippers will certainly enjoy the heat from July through September. Temperatures during the rest of the year however tend to be fairly mild, with many destinations boasting an eternal spring-like climate. Temperatures in the desert can vary drastically from day to night, with differences of as much as 28° C.

Christmas Holidays in the Middle East

Our Christmas holidays are exclusive to Kenwood Travel, but availibility can be limited, so call our team today to avoid missing out on one of our great-value offers to spend the festive season in the sun.

Middle East Holidays 2024 & 2025

Booking early is the best way to get the best prices on your preferred dates, so see how much you could save today on 2024 and 2025 Middle East holidays. Call your friendly travel advisor now on 020 7749 9276 to avoid disappointment.

Dubai

Atlantis The Palm, Dubai

5* out of 5 stars

  • Complimentary Half Board

5 nights Half Board including Etihad Airways flights from £1,480 per person

Dubai

Rixos The Palm Hotel & Suites

5* out of 5 stars

  • Complimentary daily access to the world's largest waterpark

5 nights Ultra All Inclusive including Etihad Airways flights from £1,427 per person

Dubai

The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai

5* out of 5 stars

Right at the centre of the vibrant Marina District and steps away from the Walk, The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai is a luxury beachfront playground in a decadent Dubai setting.

5 nights Half Board Dine Around including Etihad Airways flights from £1,164 per person

Dubai

JA Palm Tree Court

5* out of 5 stars

Ideal for all-inclusive holidays in Dubai, this beachfront hotel boasts spacious low-rise suites and a palm-lined beach plus spa, pools and excellent children’s entertainment.

5 nights All Inclusive Plus including Etihad Airways flights from £1,342 per person

Dubai

Raffles The Palm Dubai

5* out of 5 stars

A luxurious palace located on one of The Palm Jumeirah’s best beaches, Raffles The Palm Dubai is a spectacular work of art crafted by some of the greatest artisans in the world.

5 nights Half Board including Etihad Airways flights from £1,059 per person

Dubai

JA Lake View Hotel

5* out of 5 stars

This new resort located within the grounds of JA The Resort in Jebel Ali features watersports, delicious cuisine and an incredible rooftop bar.

5 nights All Inclusive Plus including Etihad Airways flights from £1,244 per person

Dubai

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Dubai

5* out of 5 stars

  • Save up to 60%

5 nights Room Only including Etihad Airways flights from £850 per person

Dubai

Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa

5* out of 5 stars

Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa on Dubai's famed Jumeirah Beach and staring out the Arabian Gulf is an idyllic luxury resort renowned in the area.

5 nights Half Board including Etihad Airways flights from £981 per person

Dubai

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai

5* out of 5 stars

  • Complimentary Room Upgrade

5 nights Bed and Breakfast including Etihad Airways flights from £1,040 per person

Dubai

One&Only Royal Mirage The Palace

5* out of 5 stars

  • Complimentary Resort Benefits

5 nights Half Board including Etihad Airways flights from £1,183 per person

Dubai

One&Only The Palm

5* out of 5 stars

Set amid tranquil landscaped gardens and featuring a private beach, this boutique-style hotel offers a unique blend of Arabic charm and designer chic. Perfect for a romantic holiday or luxury beach breaks.

5 nights Complimentary Half Board including Etihad Airways flights from £1,598 per person

Dubai

W Dubai - The Palm

5* out of 5 stars

Boasting the largest suite in Dubai alongside signature experiences, celebrity chefs, a private beach and stylish modern design, this is the place to be and be seen.

5 nights Half Board including Etihad Airways flights from £1,410 per person

Abu Dhabi

Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island

5* out of 5 stars

An awesome escape situated in one of Abu Dhabi’s most sought-after locations, this resort will bring you incredibly close to world-class entertainment and attractions.

5 nights Half Board including Etihad Airways flights from £1,198 per person

Abu Dhabi

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

5* out of 5 stars

Visit Fairmont Bab Al Bahr and enjoy luxury travel at its best. This 5 star hotel has excellent facilities including two private beaches.

5 nights Half Board including Etihad Airways flights from £918 per person

Abu Dhabi

Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort

5* out of 5 stars

This brand-new Saadiyat Island resort brings luxury to the highest level, with a 9-kilometre beachfront, onsite spa and more.

5 nights Half Board including Etihad Airways flights from £1,020 per person

Abu Dhabi

Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island

5* out of 5 stars

Palatial luxury awaits at Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island: the first and only Ultra All Inclusive resort in Abu Dhabi, boasting beachfront bliss and an onsite waterpark.

5 nights Ultra All Inclusive including Etihad Airways flights from £1,284 per person

Abu Dhabi

Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

5* out of 5 stars

Beachfront bliss awaits at this luxury escape located on a 9km stretch of powdery white sands featuring 7 restaurants and a comprehensive kids club.

5 nights Half Board Dine Around including Etihad Airways flights from £975 per person

Abu Dhabi

The St. Regis Abu Dhabi

5* out of 5 stars

Rising from the heart of Abu Dhabi and treating its guests to the ultimate in hospitality and comfort, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi epitomises timeless Arabian luxury.

5 nights Half Board including Etihad Airways flights from £1,074 per person

Abu Dhabi

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

5* out of 5 stars

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal is a Renaissance-designed beach resort that offers supreme comfort and luxury accommodations.

5 nights Half Board including Etihad Airways flights from £1,208 per person

Abu Dhabi

W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island

5* out of 5 stars

From the high-octane spectacle of the racetrack weaving through the hotel grounds, to the laid-back R&R of the sublime spa, holidays can speed up & slow down here.

5 nights Half Board including Etihad Airways flights from £964 per person

Abu Dhabi

Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers

5* out of 5 stars

For the ultimate in luxury and fine living, with stunning design and exceptional facilities, this truly outstanding hotel can offer you a holiday destination to never forget.

5 nights Half Board Dine Around including Etihad Airways flights from £907 per person

Abu Dhabi

Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental

5* out of 5 stars

With a stunning sand-powdered beach, warm attentive service and a host of deluxe amenities, the five-star Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental is the last word in Arabian luxury.

5 nights Half Board including Etihad Airways flights from £1,449 per person

Qatar

Sharq Village & Spa, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel

5* out of 5 stars

Sitting on the shore of the Arabian Gulf close to Doha city centre is luxurious Sharq Village & Spa. This palatial resort boasts three outdoor pools and a beautiful private beach.

5 nights Half Board including Qatar Airways flights from £919 per person

Qatar

The Ritz-Carlton, Doha

5* out of 5 stars

  • Complimentary Half Board

5 nights Half Board including Qatar Airways flights from £919 per person

Qatar

The St. Regis Doha

5* out of 5 stars

Escape to the shimmering waters of the Arabian Gulf at The St. Regis Doha. The highlights of this five-star hotel include an Olympic-size pool and signature butler service.

5 nights Half Board including Qatar Airways flights from £990 per person

Qatar

Rixos Gulf Hotel Doha

5* out of 5 stars

The first All Inclusive resort in Qatar, enjoy pure luxury at Rixos Gulf Hotel Doha. Admire breathtaking views of the Arabian Sea and Doha's shimmering skyline. 

5 nights Half Board including Qatar Airways flights from £886 per person

Qatar

Rixos Premium Qetaifan Island North

5* out of 5 stars

Discover unparalleled luxury on Doha's Island of Adventure. Where waterpark access, a private beach club and a year-round calendar of events and entertainment ensures every moment is truly unforgettable.

5 nights All Inclusive including Qatar Airways flights from £1,249 per person

Fujairah

Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort

5* out of 5 stars

Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort is a family-friendly hotel set on a 230 metre stretch of a pristine beach. Secluded, yet still within 120 minutes of Dubai.

7 nights All Inclusive including Emirates flights from £1,218 per person

Fujairah

InterContinental Fujairah Resort

5* out of 5 stars

  • Up to 30% saving
  • Complimentary upgrade to Deluxe Ocean View Room

7 nights Half Board including Emirates flights from £1,068 per person

Ajman

The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah

5* out of 5 stars

A stunning beachfront resort set to raise the bar for Ajman luxury holidays, featuring concept dining, a world class spa and much more.

5 nights Bed and Breakfast including Emirates flights from £1,237 per person

Oman

The Chedi Muscat

5* out of 5 stars

With a little something for everyone, the Chedi Muscat in Oman is an idyllic luxury resort perfect for both the business and leisure traveller.

5 nights Bed and Breakfast including Qatar Airways flights from £912 per person

Oman

Shangri-La Al Husn, Muscat

5* out of 5 stars

With a clifftop position overlooking the Gulf of Oman and a 100-metre private beach, Shangri-La Al Husn, Muscat is the travel connoisseur's choice for unparalleled luxury.

5 nights Bed and Breakfast including Qatar Airways flights from £985 per person

Oman

Jumeirah Muscat Bay

5* out of 5 stars

Discover a stunning resort secluded away in one of the most gorgeous spots in Oman.

5 nights Bed and Breakfast including Emirates flights from £1,087 per person

Ras Al Khaimah

Rixos Bab Al Bahr

4.5* out of 5 stars

Boasting its own private beach, the Rixos Bab Al Bahr resort offers its guests an All-Inclusive experience complete with unique activities to guarantee a memorable stay.

5 nights Ultra All Inclusive including Emirates flights from £1,104 per person

Ras Al Khaimah

InterContinental Ras Al Khaimah Mina Al Arab Resort & Spa

5* out of 5 stars

  • Complimentary Shared Airport Transfers

5 nights Full Board Dine Around including Emirates flights from £1,028 per person

Ras Al Khaimah

Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island

5* out of 5 stars

This beachfront resort on Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah boasts five-star facilities including six bars and restaurants, three pools, and a private beach.

5 nights Full Board including Emirates flights from £778 per person

Ras Al Khaimah

Anantara Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah Resort

5* out of 5 stars

Maldives-inspired overwater villas looking out at the Arabian Sea make this five-star resort a truly idyllic place to holiday.

5 nights Half Board including Emirates flights from £1,075 per person

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