Enjoy a chilled staycation in Dubai at Dukes The Palm

WT Writer
May 1, 2019
Dial down the pace at Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel, and indulge in a staycation in Dubai during Ramadan 2019, complete with two delicious iftars to try.

If you want to spoil yourself with a serene staycation in Dubai… 

… sequester yourself away at Dukes The Palm, and spend a weekend in Dubai soaking up the hotel’s unique brand of quiet luxury. Catch some early morning rays on the stretch of private sand before cooling down in the infinity pool and then floating along the lazy river. Next, yoga buffs can stretch out by joining an expert-led class. Alternatively, get the heart rate pumping at the gym, where a cross training session will put you through your paces.

Yet more fun

If you have kids in tow, there’s plenty to entertain them at Dukesy Kids Club. Designed for ages 5 to 12, edutainment rules with a fun line-up of activities served up alongside healthy and nutritious food. Speaking of which, foodies are in their element here, with the stylish yet understated Great British Restaurant (GBR), authentic Indian cuisine at Khyber, and prime cuts of beef at West 14th Steakhouse on the menu.  

Iftar at GBR is part of the staycation in Dubai experience during Ramadan 2019 at Dukes The Palm
Iftar at GBR

For a classical Middle Eastern iftar… 

… head to GBR which is ready to welcome you during the Holy Month with an abundant selection of traditional Middle Eastern cuisines and international fare. Plus, you can take your pick from live cooking stations manned by talented chefs. Menu highlights include Emirati lamb harris, imperial couscous from Morocco, Murgh Rizala from India and succulent mixed grills. Catering to all ages, you can bring the whole family to this nightly dining event during your weekend in Dubai. Unwind to the sounds of the live classical oud musician. Lastly, finish off your meal with a cup of aromatic tea or Arabic coffee. From sunset until 9pm. Dhs185 per adult and Dhs95 per child.

To feast on Indian delicacies after sunset…

… reserve your table at Khyber. It’s ideal for those seeking a more extravagant iftar experience, with its delicious take on North Indian cuisines that’ll take you on a tantalising trip to the Mughal era. Pick from a selection of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, including samosa chaat and juicy keema seekh kababs. Moreover, there’s hearty mains such as roghan josh and classic daal makhana on offer. For dessert, the restaurant’s distinctive take on rasmalai andsheer kurmaare sure to steal the show. From sunset until 9pm. Dhs185 per adult and Dhs95 per child.

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