Seven Luxury Hotels To Celebrate Saudi National Day Weekend

Emma Hodgson   |   17-09-2023

Saudi National Day is taking place on 23rd September this year and is the perfect time to take a break, with a holiday planned across the country. Here is a rundown of our favourite offerings from Maldives getaways to city breaks in Riyadh. 

An Island Getaway In The Maldives 

As Saudi Arabia prepares to celebrate its cherished National Day, Heritance Aarah (which is listed as one of the Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts in the World in TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2022) is offering an incredible package for travellers from Saudi. The Ocean Residence Special Offer includes a 37% discount on accommodation, in their 2-bedroom private residence perched over the crystal-clear waters, complete with an infinity lap pool. To elevate the experience, a dedicated personal butler will be at service throughout the stay, attending to one’s every need and ensuring a seamless and indulgent experience. As the sun sets over the Indian Ocean, indulge in a private dinner on the private deck, an intimate dining experience surrounded by the breathtaking Maldivian scenery. The stay also includes a premium all-inclusive package encompassing exquisite dining across six unique restaurants, a wide array of beverages, captivating experiences, and entertainment, leaving no desire unmet. Additionally, a complimentary 30-minute photoshoot is included, allowing guests to capture the memories of their extraordinary Maldivian getaway. This exclusive offer is available for bookings made between now and October 31, 2023.

A Sumptuous Wellness Retreat In Qatar 

Saudi nationals and residents are invited to embark on a bespoke luxury wellness journey and dive into a series of immersive retreat experiences at Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som and take advantage of the limited-time offer and enjoy an exclusive rate for their stay, along with a host of value-added experiences for the whole family to enjoy. Located at the northernmost tip of the Qatari peninsula in a private coastal location, Zulal Wellness Resort, offers a unique haven of tranquillity and wellness. The exclusive KSA offer includes the Therapeutic Cleanse Retreat for weight loss and detox, the Natural Slimming Retreat for weight management and overall well-being, the Intergenerational Retreat, designed to enhance generational bond connections and create lifelong memories with family members, and many more. Available to all Saudi nationals and residents who book directly through the website are eligible to enjoy exclusive benefits, including a 10% discount on the best available rates for retreat bookings across the property, a 10% discount on all A La Carte spa treatments during their stay, and early check-in and late check-out upon availability. Furthermore, this limited-time offer can also be applied to existing packages, including the Wellness Plus and Kids on Us offers.


Celebrate In Style The Heart Of Kuwait City

The Waldorf Astoria Kuwait is in the centre of Kuwait City, connected to The Avenues, the largest retail, entertainment, and luxury lifestyle destination in the country. This prime location provides guests with convenient access to popular local attractions such as the Kuwait Opera House, Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre, and the Grand Mosque. Situated just a short drive from the airport, the Waldorf Astoria Kuwait stands as the perfect destination for guests seeking a city break to celebrate Saudi National Day weekend and immerse themselves in the beauty of Kuwait.


Enjoy A Long Weekend In The Saudi Capital 

Guests are invited to plan their long weekend around the Saudi National Day at the Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences this month, where they can avail up to 20% off upon booking 3 nights or more from 21 September to 24 September. Guests will also be able to avail all the discounts on the hotel’s restaurants while taking advantage of its spa promotions. And in addition to enjoying the special Saudi National Day decoration and the hotel’s amenities, guests will be able to enjoy the festivities at the lobby with henna art for ladies, live traditional music and the Arda dance, and an inviting Saudi sweets station in the lobby serving Arabic coffee and more. 


Enjoy An All-Inclusive Island Break

Immersed in lush greenery and surrounded by a 100-hectare private lagoon with a natural coral reef, the spectacular new Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa is located in the Raa Atoll, in the northern part of the Maldives archipelago. Boasting 1.2 km of white sandy beach and surrounded by one of the finest coral reefs in the Maldivian ecosystem, Emerald Faarufushi stands out for its minimalist but modern architecture, authentic cultural experiences and meticulously refined services. Designed for the most discerning traveller, the luxury property features 80 breathtaking villas, each carefully curated to showcase the natural elements of stone and wood, creating a minimalistic yet sophisticated design. This National Day Weekend break, guests are invited to take in the most breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean before exploring the resort’s five international restaurants, The Emerald Spa, Sports Centre and fitness facilities, including a tennis and padel court. Perfect for the whole family, The Dolphin Kids Club offers a programme of fun yet educational activities for children and teens to enjoy.


A Decadent Getaway In Dubai  

Dubai’s One&Only Royal Mirage is the ideal place to spend quality time with your loved ones. This luxurious resort is situated on a private beach boasting breathtaking views of The Palm and surrounded by  65 acres of meticulously manicured gardens. The legendary One&Only Royal Mirage seamlessly blends traditional Arabian hospitality with the modern, captivating backdrop of the Dubai Marina skyline, effortlessly marrying heritage with contemporary charm. During sun-soaked days, guests at the resort can relish in the tranquillity of the private beach or take a refreshing dip in one of the two perfectly temperature-controlled swimming pools, framed by stunning views of the property. The Palace Pool graces lush lawns, swaying palm trees, and secluded lounging areas, while the Al Janoub Pool,  exclusively for adults, features an infinity pool with private gazebos and shaded sun lounges overlooking the new Dubai Harbour Marina.


Delight In Five-Star Luxury In London  

Located in London’s prestigious Grosvenor Square, The Biltmore Mayfair offers Saudi travellers an opulent city break, an enticing choice for GCC travellers returning to one of their most desired destinations. Positioned within a leisurely stroll of Oxford Street, guests are encouraged to explore London’s premier shopping districts or savour Michelin-starred dining experiences while immersing themselves in a wealth of British history and culture. With captivating vistas of London’s iconic skyline, The Biltmore Mayfair is reminiscent of a private London residence, boasting exemplary contemporary luxury throughout the property. The Ultimate London Address, guests can anticipate an extraordinary luxury experience when checking into one of the curated suites or rooms, each personalised with distinctive character and unrivalled service, making The Biltmore Mayfair an ideal sanctuary for Saudi families travelling in larger groups.