CruiseClubUK has released a Dubai and Emirates cruise with a 2-night luxury stay for £999 per person. Saving over £300 on the usual cost, the package includes all the following:
Flights depart from London Gatwick, Newcastle and Dublin on 18, 25 January. Fly from London Heathrow for £29 more per person; Birmingham and Manchester for £39 more or Glasgow for £69 more per person. It is £100 more on 1, 8 February.
After landing in Dubai, guests will board Costa Atlantica for the 7-night sailing to Muscat, Fujairah, Khasab and Abu Dhabi before returning to Dubai for the return flight. Guests will then spend two nights at the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray on Dubai’s Palm Island. The hotel overlooks the Arabian Gulf and is close to the Mall of Emirates and Wild Wadi Waterpark. The resort features seven restaurants, three bars a spa and a fitness centre.
Costa Atlantica is a large, modern ship with a wide range of facilities including two outdoor swimming pools (one with a retractable roof), a kids’ pool, complete with a waterslide, a casino, a show lounge and a large spa. The drinks package includes unlimited house wine and draught beer with lunch and dinner.
Average temperatures in Dubai at this time of year range from 15-20°C. Condé Nast Traveller calls Dubai a "shopper’s paradise", since it is home to "some of the most lavish malls on Earth, as well as super-luxury hotels and miles of pristine beach".
The price is based on two sharing an Inside Cabin. Upgrade to an Outside Cabin for £100 more or a Balcony Cabin for £180 more. Book by 17 January.