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6 UAE Staycation Spots That Cater For… Everyone!

Mountain retreats, beachside resorts and urban city hotspots… JA Resorts & Hotels have an endless collection of UAE staycation spots to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a quick road trip down to Hatta or fancy a family escape in the heart of the city, here are six relaxing (and activity-packed!) staycation ideas for your next mini break… Which one would you choose?

1. Enjoy an exotic staycation

Where you should go: JA Palm Tree Court, Dubai

Why you should go: Located just a stone’s throw away from the beach, this family-friendly resort combines Mediterranean vibes with comfort. Soak up the incredible beachfront views, unique foodie experiences and spacious suites that were made for unwinding.

Who it’s great for: Beach lovers looking for a luxurious resort experience in the heart of the city

Why you’ll never want to leave:

  • Boredom-busting family activities including horse riding, shooting, archery, mini golf and more
  • Variety of world-class dining options – one of which is White Orchid Restaurant’s impressive Teppanyaki table
  • Relaxing spa and Hammam treatments at the modern Calm Spa & Salon

2. Go on a beachside escape

Where you should go: JA Beach Hotel, Dubai

Why you should go: Treat the family to a laid-back staycay in the heart of the resort! From a private marina and lush gardens to multiple kids’ clubs for different ages, this beachside hotspot offers an array of activities and experiences that the whole family can enjoy.

Who it’s great for: Families looking for an all-inclusive hotel that caters for all ages

Why you’ll never want to leave:

  • Private marina on your doorstep filled with pleasure boats and exclusive super yachts
  • Plenty of kids’ options including a creche, CoolZone Kids Club and ChillZone Teens Club
  • An array of watersports such as water skiing, wakeboarding, Hobie catamaran sailing and more

3. Wake up to luscious greenery

Where you should go: JA Lake View Hotel, Dubai

Why you should go: This is the newest addition to the ‘JA The Resort’ family of hotels, and features three swimming pools, a trendy Bibe Rooftop Bar, and multiple new dining experiences, including Kinara by a chef of Michelin star acclaim, Vikas Khanna. Guests staying here also get access to ‘JA The Resort’ activities including the JA Equestrian Centre, Calm Spa & Salon and more.

Who it’s great for: Families or couples looking for a modern and relaxing escape with a view

Why you’ll never want to leave:

  • 9-hole par 35 golf course with floodlit driving range
  • Unique Seawings seaplane tour which offers an aerial journey across the coastal skyline
  • Three temperature-controlled swimming pools

4. Escape to a mountain retreat

Where you should go: JA Hatta Fort Hotel, Hatta

Why you should go: Mountain views, plenty of activities and multiple pools for your sunset sessions, this is the country’s very own mountain retreat. Wake up to the backdrop of Al Hajar Mountains and enjoy an adventurous getaway filled with zip-lining, wall climbing and more.

Who it’s great for: Adventure buffs looking for an adrenaline-fueled getaway in the great outdoors

Why you’ll never want to leave:

  • An endless list of adventurous activities including mountain zip-lining, trail hiking, airgun shooting, a lifesize maze and so much more
  • Wildlife discovery sessions which allow you to interact with deers, bunnies, tortoises, birdlife and more
  • A variety of chilled-out spots ranging from a sunset terrace to movie nights by the pool

5. Stay in the heart of JBR

Where you should go: JA Ocean View Hotel, Dubai

Why you should go: Located in the heart of JBR, JA Ocean View Hotel lets you soak up the sun and make the most of JBR’s nightlife and dining options… without having to go far!

Who it’s great for: Urban city lovers looking to explore their surroundings

Why you’ll never want to leave:

  • Oh-so popular restaurants including Motorino Pizzeria – a world-famous New York pizzeria that’s loved by celebrities worldwide
  • Relaxing vibes and cool-down sessions at the spa
  • You’re walking distance from all of JBR’s popular hotspots, from beach jogging trails and water sports to cinemas and shops

6. Discover a home away from home

Where you should go: JA Oasis Beach Tower, Dubai

Why you should go: Expect an array of dining options, leisure activities and laid-back beach vibes at JA Oasis Beach Tower. This family-friendly hotel in JBR is home to with panoramic views over The Palm… and they don’t disappoint! For home away from home vibes, they also offer spacious serviced apartments for short or long term stays.

Who it’s great for: Families looking for a home away from home in a hotel apartment-style setting

Why you’ll never want to leave:

  • Two temperature-controlled swimming pools and a jacuzzi
  • Kids’ play area with PlayStations, crafts, games and a sliding kids’ pool
  • Affordable and spacious options for those looking for long-term accommodation

For more info about the different JA Resorts & Hotels, UAE locations and contact details, visit the JARH website.

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