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Long Holiday Incoming: Katch up on all Eid Al Fitr adventures unfolding across MENA, Thailand, and the Maldives

by Ashraf Ibrahim | 4th April 2024 | Public Relations,Food and Beverage,Hospitality
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Eid Al Fitr is one of the most anticipated holidays of the year, with destinations around the world coming alive to mark the joyful culmination of Ramadan

Eid Al Fitr is a time of joy and togetherness, with this vibrant occasion being among the most exciting celebrations on everyone’s calendar for 2024. The upcoming holiday is expected to last for over a week, giving everyone a chance to revel in the festivities, connect with loved ones, and embark on a new adventure.

At Katch International, we've rounded up a treasure trove of experiences that will elevate your Eid Al Fitr celebrations to new heights, both in Dubai and beyond. Authentic afternoon teas, delectable feasts, idyllic staycations on the shores of Maldives or Thailand, and more await with an abundance of joy and celebrations set to unfold this Eid Al Fitr.

An Eclectic Mix of Culinary Delights

To embrace this enchanting occasion, restaurants across Dubai have curated a series of lively Eid feasts for diners to enjoy. Serving up traditional Middle Eastern cuisine, complemented perfectly by live entertainment, everyone will find their perfect choice throughout the week. Those seeking an elegant midday treat can savour one of the exceptional Afternoon teas on offer throughout the city, bursting with tasty treats to give you that much-needed lift.

Dubai skyline at night

Food connoisseurs should make Asil Dubai their first port of call, as the superb venue will be serving up the best of Middle Eastern cuisine. Located at the heart of Rixos Premium Dubai, this elevated dining haven, which perfectly blends the best of Turkish, Lebanese, and Moroccan delicacies, will showcase a tempting set menu for diners to enjoy this Eid Al Fitr, complemented by mesmerising live entertainment and a stunning Eid fireworks show.

At Ewaan, an opulent dining venue nestled in Palace Downtown, diners are invited to immerse themselves in the hotel’s palatial ambience while delighting in a lavish buffet and taking in majestic Burj Khalifa views. Taking place on the first day of Eid, this is the perfect place to experience Eid in the most authentic fashion, where each dish narrates a story of tradition and heritage.

Ewaan entrance

If you’re looking for something more Oriental, then My Square at DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai - Business Bay has you covered. Promising to tantalise your taste buds with a series of specially crafted dishes from around the globe, diners can look forward to a diverse buffet showcasing a delicious fusion of Middle Eastern favourites, Chinese flavours, Indian specialities, and international cuisine. To complement this culinary journey, guests will be entertained throughout the evening by a live singer, who will ensure the mood is high from start to finish.

Don’t just reserve your dining for the evenings, as The Patisserie at Address Grand Creek Harbour has curated a special ‘Arabesque Delight’ afternoon tea experience that promises to indulge all the senses. This incredible venue will host a series of tempting afternoon teas daily throughout Eid Al Fitr, boasting a mouthwatering array of Arabic-inspired culinary creations alongside a selection of speciality teas and coffees– the perfect midday treat to satisfy all your cravings.

Unforgettable Staycations Tailored for the Whole Family

Why not take the whole family on an unforgettable escape this Eid Al Fitr? With the world of relaxation and indulgence that awaits at various hotels and resorts across the MENA region, Thailand, Maldives, and beyond, everyone can take this opportunity to explore tranquil beaches, misty mountains, bustling metropolises, or ancient cities.

Dubai has so much to offer for a staycation outside the ordinary and if you’re looking to immerse yourself in the grandeur of the city and embrace its vibrant lifestyle, then look no further than Address Sky View. In addition to its Burj Khalifa views and luxurious amenities, the hotel is also offering 20% savings on room rates, dining, and spa treatments throughout the upcoming Eid. If you want to bring the extended family on your next escape then The H Dubai is the place to go, offering 20% savings on stays over Eid, while up to 2 of your kids below 12 years old can stay and dine for free.

Address Beach Resort is another exceptional choice for those in search of beachfront bliss. Starting on April 1st, the property will be running a 3-day flash sale with a 45% discount on room rates, giving you the chance to bask in world-class opulence at a fraction of the cost. Another option is Banyan Tree Dubai, a tranquil haven where you can enjoy uninterrupted views of the Arabian Gulf, refreshing pools, private cabanas, and more. An otherworldly realm of serenity, this is your chance to step into the pinnacle of hospitality excellence as the resort is offering GCC residents 20% savings on the best available rates along with daily breakfast to mark the occasion.

Banyan Tree exterior

The perfect escape from the city is just around the corner at Al Habtoor Polo Resort, a resort that is renowned for the lush greenery that covers every expanse of it. Known for its immaculate polo fields and unbeatable hospitality, this equestrian-inspired retreat is where you can take advantage of a complimentary afternoon tea and daily breakfast when staying for 2 nights at its spacious deluxe rooms or executive suites.

Ultimate family-friendly fun is what Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai is all about. The welcoming resort boasts various kids’ clubs and plenty of activities to get involved in so the youngsters can be entertained in a world of their own. This wonderful property invites you to enter a world where fun knows no limits with its all-inclusive staycation package, specially curated for the whole family to enjoy.

Across the MENA region, a plethora of luxury stays and authentic celebrations await at Four Seasons. Multiple properties in various countries have curated special Eid staycations to offer an immersive experience for couples and families alike. Guests can enjoy unforgettable moments and incredible savings while embarking on exhilarating cultural tours at Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay, Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano, Egypt, Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya, Four Seasons Hotel Amman, and many others.

The company’s properties in Thailand are perfect for guests seeking enchanting moments amid the stunning nature of this culture-rich nation. Whether you’re seeking to unwind near the misty mountains at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai or prefer to experience an idyllic island escape at Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, you'll find unparalleled luxury, impeccable service, and an abundance of exciting adventures awaiting you.

Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

Moving west of Thailand through the Indian Ocean, we arrive in the Maldives, a tropical haven that serves as the ideal spot to relax amid picturesque views and white sand beaches. This Eid Al Fitr, guests can embark on an incredible journey to the tropical heart of this archipelago, with numerous resorts offering a variety of Eid staycations. These resorts include Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa, InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort, Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives, and Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives.

The joyous occasion of Eid Al Fitr is about much more than just celebrating the end of Ramadan; it’s a time for families to gather and create memorable moments together. As the upcoming holiday is expected to be over a week long, this is the best excuse to plan for an enriching break, escape the hustle and bustle of daily life, and relish precious moments of togetherness.

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