Craving for a break but don’t have enough time for an overseas holiday? Looking for a quick weekend getaway to break free from the monotony and stress of daily life? Well, thanks to latest trend of “staycations”, you can take an equally relaxing and stimulating vacation without even leaving Bahrain! So basically, for whatever reasons, when you can’t go for an elaborate vacation, you bring the vacation home! It’s as simple as that.
Here is list of 5 super-hot staycation destinations in Bahrain you need to consider for your next mini holiday.
Al Areen Palace and Spa
Live your Arabian Night fantasy with a visit to the Al Areen Palace and Spa with its stunning location overlooking the glistening Arabian Gulf of Bahrain. With a perfect blend of traditional Middle Eastern design and urban flair, Al Areen offers 78 ultra-luxurious pool villas exuding an impeccable Arabian charm.
Each villa features an open-air, heated pool, an infinity bath tub, a private courtyard, and all the latest, modern entertainment facilities one could think of. Ideal for a real escape and ultimate relaxation, Al Areen’s award-winning luxurious spa offers world-class spa treatments and fitness programs that promise utmost rejuvenation. Far from civilization, a staycation at Al Areen is what you need after a hectic week.
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Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea and Spa
If you’ve been yearning for a quick vacation, Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa is all you need! Opening out to the Arabian Gulf and nestled on the powdered white sand beaches of Zallaq, this sprawling resort offers a mesmerising mix of French luxury and traditional Bahraini styles, taking you far away from the hustle bustle of daily life.
The resort features over 200 beautiful, luxurious, sea-facing rooms, and of course, the Thalassa Sea and Spa – the only one of its kind in the entire GCC.
To top it up, Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea and Spa allures staycationers with a plethora of exotic restaurants, well-equipped gyms and tennis courts, as well as its very own private island!
Elite Resort and Spa
Located along the Shaikh Hamad Causeway, and overlooking the Muharraq Bay on either side, Elite Resort boasts of an ideal location and is perfect for family staycations.
The resort offers plush, ultra-modern rooms, an efficient fitness centre, a luxurious spa, top-end restaurants, a children’s pool, lounges and bars, and what not. As if that wasn’t enough, Elite Resort and Spa is just a short walk away from landmarks like Bahrain National Museum, Bahrain National Theatre, and Memory of the Place Bin Matar House.
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Gulf Hotel, Bahrain
Conveniently placed in the lively Adiya district in the city centre, the Gulf Hotel in Bahrain is a perfect pit-stop for relaxation-seekers looking to get away from a stressful week. Established in 1969, and boasting of top-class Bahraini hospitality, Gulf hotel promises to offer unrivalled luxury and impeccable service.
The resort is packed with over 15 restaurants and cafes, a health club, squash and tennis courts, a lagoon pool, a children’s play area, and about 361 opulent suites offering the best of comfort, entertainment, and luxury.
Crowne Plaza Bahrain
Perfectly placed close to some of the city’s best attractions, the Crowne Plaza Bahrain is a 5-star hotel that welcomes you with an arsenal of over a 200 lavish rooms, a sizzling outdoor pool, 6 restaurants, and of course, its enviable location within the diplomatic and central business district in Manama.
Forget all about your day to day worries and indulge in a well-deserved staycation here, enjoying the various amenities of the hotel, which include a health club, a children’s pool, a sauna, an outdoor tennis court, and more.