Jewel of the Seas
6th April 2019
With Royal Caribbean International’s Cruise & Stay packages, your incredible Middle Eastern adventure starts the second you step out of your front door, suitcases packed, with images that you’ve conjured up since booking your holiday; luxurious experiences in Dubai and Arabian nights under an exotic starry sky. With a fabulous seven-night cruise onboard the amazing Jewel of the Seas you’ll visit four awe inspiring destinations before an incredible two night stay in Dubai…
Explore Doha’s sensuous souks, Bahrain’s magnificent mosques, Abu Dhabi’s awe-inspiring beaches and the sensational wildlife of Sir Bani Yas.
Be blown away by the superb entertainment on board the ship, plus exquisite cuisine, first-class facilities – not to mention posting updates on your incredible holiday to the envy of all of your friends back home with Royal Caribbean’s high-speed VOOM Surf Internet at sea.
Then top it all off with a thrilling two-night stay in Dubai, taking in the eye-popping views from the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest skyscraper.
Give in to temptation in Dubai’s glittering malls, tour the mind-blowing theme parks or watch falcons swooping over the desert dunes.
We arrange everything in one simple booking, from your fantastic cruise to flights, hotel, tours and transfers, making your holiday hassle-free.
You’ll start your adventure in Dubai: from jaw-dropping skyscrapers and luxury cars to spice-filled souks and camel rides, be dazzled by Dubai’s exotic blend of old and new. Go off-piste in the huge indoor ski park, enjoy an Arabian adventure in the mysterious desert, or indulge in the glamorous shopping malls. If you dare, take in breath-taking views from the Burj Khalifa skyscraper, or soak up Dubai’s sun-kissed beaches and jewelled seas.
Relax with a day at sea on board Jewel of the Seas
Sit back, kick off your shoes and put your feet up during our ‘at sea’ days, where you can chill in the bar, lounge by the pool or enjoy a relaxing beauty treatment in the spa. Or if you’re feeling energetic, now’s the chance to explore all the amazing activities the ship has to offer, from spectacular, West-End-style entertainment to adrenalin-charged sports.
Arabian horses, hooded falcons, the heady smell of incense in the souq – Qatar is an adventure in the exotic. Be wowed by Doha’s futuristic skyline along the waterfront Corniche, watching dhows bobbing on the water and families out for a stroll. Marvel at the exquisite treasures in the Museum of Islamic Art or head out of the city for sizzling sunsets over
Haggle for pearls, perfumes and spices in the colourful Bab al-Bahrain bazaar. Be transfixed by the exquisite interiors at Al Fateh Mosque or delve into ancient Dilmun history at the Bahrain National Museum. Bahrain Fort will take your breath away with its night-time illuminations while the Formula One racetrack and Al Dar Island beach will tempt you with pleasures of a modern kind.
Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates
Come face to face with cheetahs, giraffes, ostriches and oryx on this serene and unspoilt island, established as a sanctuary for Arabia’s endangered wildlife by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Snorkel in shimmering blue waters, kayak in the mangroves or mountain bike in the wadis for an away-from-it-all adventure. You can see the remains of a Christian monastery too.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Sand skiing, dune bashing and camel rides are some of the desert adventures on offer in amazing Abu Dhabi, where futuristic skyscrapers sit alongside mosques, museums and bazaars. Visit a falcon hospital, enjoy the world’s largest indoor theme park at Ferrari World or take high tea in an opulent hotel. Marvel at the largest Persian carpet in the world at the spectacular Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
Sail back to Dubai for two luxurious nights in Dubai Jumeirah Beach
Located on ‘The Walk’, Dubai’s popular beachfront promenade of boutiques, restaurants and contemporary Arabic culture, the property offers a stylish retreat in the heart of the Dubai Marina. It is the perfect base from which to explore all that Dubai has to offer.
Choose from a selection of rooms and suites overlooking the pristine white sands of the Persian Gulf shoreline or the iconic architecture of the Dubai Marina. Bask in the sun on the resort’s private beach, enjoy sailing, snorkeling, waterskiing or windsurfing from the water sports centre, or take a swim in the refreshing temperature-controlled pool.
Awaken your senses and revitalise your spirit at the resort spa, with a full range of body treatments available. Stay fit in the adjacent health club, offering 400 square metres of strength and cardio equipment and separate male and female steam rooms and saunas.
And what’s more, we’ll treat you to a thrilling excursion to the top of the Burj Khalifa, the most outstanding architectural wonder of the modern world. This impressive building is said to be the highest in the world at 828 metres (2,716ft), and offers spectacular 360-degree views over the city.
Enjoy a one-hour expedition inside the Burj Khalifa, and ascend to the 124th floor in the third fastest elevator in the world! Once up there, you will be impressed with the birds-eye views of the city that “At the Top” offers, which will take your breath away at daytime or night-time.
Feast your eyes with a 360-degree panoramic view of the city, the golden desert and the Persian Gulf, and capture forever this moment with your camera.
What´s more, this majestic steel structure houses the largest shopping centre in the world, The Dubai Mall, on the ground floor. The mall itself has some amazing features, and also includes one of the largest aquariums in the world.
So, what are you waiting for? Come and join us on our incredible Dubai Cruise and Stay holiday.