With the cooler weather approaching and outdoor adventures about to resume once again, it’ll be half term break before you know it. So, it’s the perfect time to book that long overdue staycation and start enjoying the UAE winter months. We have the most amazing family getaway to tell you about and it’s just over an hour away from Dubai, so pack up your sun cream and swimmers and take a look at this great staycation deal.

Set against the extraordinary backdrop of the Hajar Mountains, amongst lush gardens and with its own private stretch of sandy beach, sits Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort, Fujairah. This chic Indian Ocean resort hotel, with its iconic architecture, is made up of 218 spacious rooms, comfortably fitting two adults and two kids, and all offering beach and landscape views, making it the perfect choice for a family break away.

If you’re looking for a resort that caters for families then Le Meridien Al Aqah have got you covered, offering 66 interconnecting rooms to accommodate families of all sizes, they even provide a 50% discount on the second room if booked for the kids. No family resort would be complete without a kid’s club and Le Meridien Family Kids Club caters for younger children with a range of toys and areas to explore as well as a dedicated splash pad and fun games to enjoy including treasure hunts. Not forgetting the teens who can opt for various activities to make their time at the resort more exciting and adventurous too.

If excursions are your thing, then there are a range of scenic hikes around the resort as well as water sports and diving, discovering the beauty of the Indian Ocean while exploring the vibrant coral reefs and perhaps some boat wrecks too. However, if that all sounds too much like hard work on holiday, then why not book the kids in to the kid’s club whilst you enjoy a pamper at the spa.

When it comes to food, you’ll not be disappointed by the options available, with five dining outlets you’ll be sure to find something to suit even the most discerning palates. Gonu Bar & Grill is the signature beach-front restaurant where you can enjoy a surf and turf. Sapore offers a chic ambiance with its authentic Italian cuisines. Taste is a unique combo of Asian flavours with Indian and Thai cuisine whilst Baywatch restaurant keeps the beachgoers and pool lovers hydrated. Views is the all-day restaurant and offers an extensive buffet selection for breakfast, lunch, and themed dinners throughout the week.

Catering to everyone’s needs and budgets, Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort offers a variety of deals to choose from, including a Half Board package transforming your visit into a gourmet staycation with a spacious sea-facing room including breakfast and dinner at Views restaurant, from just AED 973 per person per night. Or why not upgrade to the All-Inclusive package from AED 2000 per person and explore multiple dining venues and array of house beverages during your stay? Now for the best part, children under the age of 12 years old, stay and dine for free!

To find out more about Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort, Fujairah, or to book your stay now, please call 09 244 9000, email reservation.lmaa@lemeridien.com or click here.