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EID/SUMMER OFFERS

Sofitel The Palm Dubai Nestled within the tranquil groves of Palm Jumeirah, Sofitel The Palm Dubai is a one of a kind 5-star luxurious Polynesian-themed resort that is bringing the true spirit of the Ramadan season to the heart of its outlets. Break the fast at this alluring resort with a wide range of delectable choices from iftar delights and Eid celebrations at Manava restaurant to festive events at the Sofitel ballroom and casual bites at the lobby lounge. Enjoy a full array of traditional Iftar delights including a live ouzi station, Ramadan desserts, dates and a dried fruits section that will be served along with four Ramadan beverages: Kamar Al Din, Jallab, Irk Sous and Karkade. Manava Iftar is from sunset until 11pm Wake up to a calming, casual Suhoor served at the Lobby Lounge. Specially designed to suit the needs of the Ramadan season, the Suhoor a la carte menu is offering a selection of traditional Arabic breakfast items. After the month of fasting has come to an end, a celebration and feast await. Rejoice during Eid Al Fitr at Manava with a Eid breakfast buffet for the first day after Ramadan. The buffet will satisfy with delectable treats, bidding the month of fasting a bittersweet goodbye.

The Dolder Grand, Zurich It is the magical fairytale castle of Switzerland, where special Ramadan treats await. Guests are invited to break their fast by enjoying a spectacularly sparkling view over Lake Zurich while surrendering all inhibitions to the glow of twilight and the wondrous illumination of the Alps. Besides its impeccable location and exquisite services, The Dolder Grand is also reputed for accommodating their Muslim clientele. The hotel provides a peaceful experience that will reflect the spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan. To further guarantee an authentic experience, Lebanese Chef Firas El-Borij provides guests with a true Ramadan experience of Arabic amenities and Halal food available throughout the holy month. Whether guests want to enjoy Suhoor on their private balcony, indulge at one of the hotel’s award-winning restaurants or dine with authentic Ramadan cuisine accompanied by the Swiss Alps and nature itself, The Dolder Grand is worth the visit. Amongst the perfection of the Eid getaway filled with exploration and tranquility, the nearby city of Zurich also provides a variety of activities including shopping and leisurely boat tours on the lake. For guests wishing to unwind and rejuvenate, Dolder Grand’s Award winning 4,000 square metre spa, combining European and Japanese influences, is a perfect way to de-stress and enjoy the serenity of the surrounding environment.

Tschuggen Grand in Switzerland Ever wondered which hotels in Europe have taken Ramadan into consideration so they can escape the Middle Eastern heat and travel somewhere where the temperatures are cooler? This summer, the Tschuggen Grand, which is set in the beautiful alpine surroundings of Arosa Switzerland, has created a dedicated package, ideal for Arab travellers. The ‘Arabian Nights’ package enables guests to unwind at the spa that is built into the side of the mountain which offers exquisite views even whilst indoors with the stunning glass sails channelling light into the serene interior. For those that are wanting to take a more active approach to their stay, the package includes a free pass to the private Tschuggen railway of the Swiss Alps and stops along the way. For those travelling during the Holy Month, from July 4, traditional Halal food, and prayer mats will be available. Additionally, several rooms in the hotel are equipped with separate gender facilities, directions for Mecca are available upon request, and room service that is respectful of Ramadan hours, as well as a private spa suite with a Ladies-only sauna.

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Arabian Woman July/August 2014 Issue  

Embracing the Holy Month of Ramadan this Summer, AW takes you through some of the best offers and trends to look out for this season. Happy...

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Embracing the Holy Month of Ramadan this Summer, AW takes you through some of the best offers and trends to look out for this season. Happy...

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