Your Summer, Well Spent: Unbeatable Staycation Offers For Kids, Couples, And Residents This DSS

Your Summer, Well Spent: Unbeatable Staycation Offers For Kids, Couples, And Residents This DSS

Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) 2024 is bringing together the best of the city at incredible prices for everyone across the emirate all the way through until 1 September. To help families, couples, and residents make the most of a fun-packed summer in Dubai, hundreds of the city’s top hotels and attractions have unveiled enticing offers and seasonal packages – from beachside breaks and desert escapes to urban retreats and thrilling theme parks.

Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), much-loved hotels and entertainment destinations are welcoming youngsters completely free of charge with an array of special DSS offers, while couples can avail special staycation deals. There has also never been a better time for UAE and GCC residents to explore thecity.


Those looking to enjoy maximum value this summer can grab the exclusive DSS Entertainer, which unlocks over 7,000 buy-one-get-one-free (BOGO) offers across a superb selection of the best dining, attractions, water parks, and other destination experiences across Dubai. Valid from three months of the date of activation, the DSS Entertainer is priced at just AED 195 with all exclusive offers being redeemable every day of the week. There are thousands of Dirhams to be saved across the city’s leading destinations and attractions, with savings increasing the more offers are explored. What’s more, users can share BOGO vouchers with up to three friends. With such big savings on offer, there’s even more reasons for everyone to explore and enjoy more pocket friendly fun this DSS.


Spending summer in Dubai with the family has never been better value thanks to a multitude of affordable offers and pocket-friendly experiences during DSS 2024. Families can share amazing experiences at best-value prices across resorts and attractions in Dubai with the return of the amazing DSS Kids Go Free offers. Hundreds of hotels in the city, at a wide variety of price points catering to all preferences, are allowing up to two children to stay in an adult room at no extra charge, and also enjoy the same meal plans as their parents. Many properties are also offering complimentary play sessions and fun extras, offering a fantastic way for the whole family to make everlasting memories and spend less.

Parents and kids can make the most of the summer with memorable stay-cays at the Address Fountain View, Address Sky View, Atlantis the Palm, Le Meridien Dubai, Palace Downtown, St. Regis Dubai, The Palm, Vida Creek Harbour, Vida Emirates Hills, and this DSS. Ibis, Mercure, Mövenpick, Novotel, Pullman, and Swissotel hotels in the city are also welcoming young guests free of charge.

The affordable fun doesn’t stop at hotels – a wide variety of Dubai’s most exciting attractions, theme parks, and entertainment destinations are welcoming little ones for free as well. This includes LEGOLAND Dubai, Madame Tussauds, Xstrike, The View at The Palm, Dubai Crocodile Park, La Perle by Dragone, Ski Dubai, and AYA Universe amongst several others.


Couples can enjoy a summer of special memories in Dubai, with an array of great-value offers this DSS. Romantic stays and indulgent experiences can be found at the best value, at hotels and resorts across the emirate. Whether they are seeking city hideaways or beachside resorts, there is a hotel, and offer, to suit every preference and price point this DSS.

At Al Habtoor Palace, Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City, Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, and V Hotel Curio and Collection by Hilton, couples can stay longer and save more by booking a seven-night stay and only paying for five nights. Accor Group properties are also offering the same deal on stays at their group of hotels which includes Ibis, Mercure, Movenpick, Novotel, Pullman, Swissotel and Adagio, where guests can also have their romantic getaway enhanced with 25 per cent off spa treatments. At the Al Habtoor Polo Resort, couples can stay for two nights and only pay for one when booking the elegant Executive Suite. Meanwhile, Rove Hotels across the city are offering couples an incredible 50 per cent off room bookings, with nine properties to choose from.


Hundreds of hotels and attractions across Dubai are extending brilliant discounts to UAE and GCC residents, to help everyone enjoy a more affordable summer. From indulgent luxury to casual staycays, there is a resident offer to suit every preference and budget this DSS. Those wanting to experience Dubai’s renowned luxurious hospitality can find it at more affordable price points, as Dubai’s top resorts and five-star hotels unveil unmissable discounts on rooms, restaurants, spa experiences and more.

Millennium Plaza Downtown Hotel, Dubai is the place to be for residents looking for group bookings, with 50 per cent off a second room. Melia Desert Palm is extending a fantastic 40 per cent off rooms; while Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort and Anantara World Islands Dubai are offering an incredible 35 per cent off rooms and villas, along with 30 per cent off spa services. The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre, Address Hotels & Resorts, Mercure Dubai Deira, Ibis Styles Dubai Deira, and Aparthotel Adagio Dubai Deira are all marking down rooms by 30 per cent off.

There is 20 per cent off room rates at Grant Hyatt Dubai, Novotel Bur Dubai, SIRO One Za’abeel, and Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown. Banyan Tree Dubai, Bluewaters Island is taking summer savings one step further for UAE and GCC residents and nationals with 20 per cent discounts on room rates, dining, and spa. Jumeirah hotels have also unveiled amazing value deals as part of their Exceptional Staycation packages, which give residents up to 20 per cent off room rates, complimentary breakfast, and additional savings on activities and more – whether residents are seeking ultra-luxury at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, city slicking at Jumeirah Emirates Towers, or casual urban vibes at Zabeel House the Greens by Jumeirah.

One&Only Royal Mirage has an exceptional buy-one-night-get-one-free offer for residents. The Dubai EDITION is giving residents four nights for the price of three, plus an extra benefit of an AED 200 spa voucher for post-retail therapy relaxation. Residents staying at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa will get discounts on room stays and F&B and the added benefit of AED 250 resort credit per day. Sofitel Dubai The Palm has great-value room rates this DSS as well as 20 per cent off at restaurants and in the spa. Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah and Movenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai are both offering 25 per cent off rooms. Fairmont the Palm has up to 25 per cent off dining and 20 per cent off spa services and Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah, Dubai have amazing rates on rooms with free upgrades and breakfast.

Holiday Inn Dubai Business Bay, Staybridge Suites Dubai Business Bay, andvoco Dubai are all giving extended stays of 36 hours for one-night bookings, while Hampton by Hilton Dubai Al Barsha has 15 per cent off best available rates.The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm has 10 per cent off room rates and 20 per cent off spa treatments. Fortune Hotel Deira, J5 Hotel Port Saeed, J5 Rimal Hotel Apartment, President Hotel, Al Habtoor Polo Resort, and Occidental Al Jaddaf Hotel also have 10 per cent off this summer.

Attractions to check out at special resident rates include Madame Tussauds Dubai, where entry is priced at AED 115 instead of AED 150. Silver Queen Yachts and Boats Rental are offering up to 40 per cent off group bookings. Friends and families can also enjoy double the thrills with the Dubai Parks and Resorts two-parks-for-the-price-of-one deal. For a truly unforgettable experience, couples can experience Dubai from the skies with the Paramotor Desert Adventure, at a special summer price of AED 799 instead of AED 950, or take a step back in time and learn about Dubai’s history at Al Shindagha Museum, where tickets are buy-one-get-one-free during DSS.

Dubai Summer Surprises 2024 is supported by key sponsors Al Futtaim (Dubai Festival City Mall and Dubai Festival Plaza), Majid Al Futtaim (City Centre Deira, City Centre Mirdif, and Mall of Emirates), Dubai Holding Asset Management (Al Seef, Bluewaters, City Walk, The Beach, and The Outlet Village), Mercato Shopping Mall, Merex Investment, Nakheel (Ibn Battuta, Nakheel Mall, and The View at The Palm); as well as AW Rostamani, Emirates Airlines, ENOC, e&, and talabat.

For more information, visit @CelebrateDubai on social media and the Dubai Summer Surprises website.