When you think of the most luxurious, most expensive, the largest ANYTHING – it is probably located in Dubai! There is absolutely nothing like Dubai in the world, but you don’t have to be rich and famous to enjoy this amazing destination. We have LIMITED spots (15-20 guests) for our group trip to Dubai September 21-26, 2023 that combines modernity with oriental style and explores the remarkable man-made architecture and must-see attractions. You’ll enjoy a balance of sightseeing led by local guides and free time to explore on your own or to simply relax.
Thursday, September 21st
Arrive in vibrant Dubai. After clearing customs, head outside with your luggage to meet the driver holding a sign with your name. You will be taken to the resort where you can relax and recover from the flight.
Friday, September 22nd
We will be picked up after enjoying an early breakfast at the hotel to depart for a half day Old and New Dubai sightseeing city tour with a local guide. Traditional lunch will be arranged at the SMCCU (Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Centre for Cultural) Enjoy the authentic Emirati dishes while chatting with our host about the traditions and history of the UAE.
Destination Natural’s Welcome mixer at 7pm *Details will be provided to confirmed travelers only*
Saturday, September 23rd
We will be picked up at the hotel after breakfast and travel past the world’s largest man-made port at Jebel Ali and onward for a two-hour drive along a coastal desert road lined with acacia trees, to Abu Dhabi, the capital of UAE. We will get a visit and photo opportunity at the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the third largest mosque in the world. Lunch will be arranged for the group in Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi. After lunch, we drive down to the Yas Island for a tour around the Island and photo stop to Ferrari World from outside only. We will head back to Dubai at 5pm. Dinner is on your own and at your leisure.
Sunday, September 24th
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Lunch is on your own and at your leisure. We will be picked up at the hotel in the early afternoon to depart for our Desert Safari tour. The tour is an exciting adventure and “must do” while in Dubai. It is an exhilarating drive in a 4×4 vehicle in the desert dunes and includes a camel ride, live cultural performances including belly dancing, and a BBQ buffet dinner. A truly magical night! At 8:30 p.m., we drive back to the hotel. Optional add-on: ATV for additional fee
Monday, September 25th
After breakfast, leisure day to explore on your own.
OPTIONAL Midday Experience (addtl fee)
*Details will be provided to confirmed travelers only*
6pm Destination Natural’s Farewell Dinner
Departure transfers to airport for overnight flights
Tuesday, September 26th
Breakfast at hotel
Departure transfers to airport
Although confirmed, the itinerary is subject to change. The finalized itinerary will be sent out to confirmed attendees only.
Covet Twin Room Dubai Skyline view | Size: 592 ft² | 2 twin beds
$2,500 USD per person *2 people sharing a room*
$3,450 USD Single Dubai Skyline view | Size: 592 ft² | 1 King Bed
Covet Twin Sea View Room Sea view | Size: 592 ft² | Beds: 2 twin beds
$3,000 USD per person *2 people sharing a room*
$4,500 USD Single Sea view | Size: 592 ft² | 1 King Bed
$2,645 USD per person (2 people sharing a room) Dubai Skyline view | Size: 689ft² | 1 King Bed
$3,934 USD Single (Dubai Skyline view | Size: 689ft² | 1 King Bed)
Luux Sea View Room
$3,305 USD per person (2 people sharing a room) Sea view | Size: 689ft² | 1 King Bed
$4,650 USD Single Sea view | Size: 689ft² | 1 King Bed
All accommodations feature:
Daily Breakfast in Café Nikki
Private balcony with outdoor sitting area
Complimentary high speed Wi-Fi
Nikki Beach “My Bar” – a totally customizable minibar
Adjustable lighting to set the mood of the room
Oversized bathroom with luxurious walk-in shower, deep soaking bathtub and Malin & Goetz amenities
• Accommodations for 6 nights at Nikki Beach Resort & Spa-Luxury 5-Star Beachfront Resort
• Breakfast daily, 2 lunches, and 2 dinners(during desert safari excursion and farewell dinner)
• 3 Guided Tour Excursions (Dubai City Tour, Abu Dhabi Tour, & Dubai Desert Safari 4×4 Tour) *English speaking guide throughout the tour except desert safari*
• Group Roundtrip arrival and departure transfer with assistance outside the terminal (individual transfers can be arranged at an additional cost)
• Group excursion(s) transfers in AC coaches
• Destination Natural Welcome Gift
• Group Host and Travel Agency assistance before and during trip -Years of knowledge and expertise in event planning and booking group travel to ensure a stress-free trip experience
• Access to trip images
• International Flights to and from Dubai
• Any applicable Covid testing
• Meals unless listed in itinerary and all drinks
• Early check-in & late check out of rooms (standard check-in time is 2pm and check out 10am)
• Personal Purchases
• Travel Insurance *highly recommended*
• All Activities Not Included In The Itinerary
• Visa/passport handling
• Tips & Gratuities
• Bad Vibes
*COVID TRAVEL ADVISORY
Travel has opened up around the world, all destinations, airports, air carriers, hotels, restaurants, transfer companies, car rental companies, shops and excursions have establish Covid-19 safety measures and precautions which may change from day today. The safety measures may include but are not limited to curfews, attraction closings and reducing hours, size of group gatherings, social distancing requirements, health screenings and self quarantine requirements.
In addition, you must follow CDC guidelines and the recommendations of health officials. Please note that any public location where people have been or are present provides an inherent risk of exposure to Covid-19. Destination Natural’s NOR Travel by Design cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed during your vacation. By traveling, you agree that you assume these inherent risks associated with your vacation. Any and all additional cost will be your sole responsibility.
It is not currently mandated that you have a negative Covid test or be vaccinated to enter into Dubai. However; Destination Naturals does mandate that every attendee be fully vaccinated.
The United States does not currently mandate that you be tested before returning into the country. This may change.
Monthly installment payments are available and required to keep your reservation current or you can pay for the trip in full when you register. Prices are based on double occupancy. You can be paired with another solo traveler, a friend of your choice, or you can opt in for a single room.
A late payment fee of $250 per person is required after the final payment due date June 1, 2023. Late payment fees are automatically added to your reservations the day after your final due date.
*We reserve the right to make substitutions with hotels of equal standard. There will be no refunds for any difference in the cost of those accommodations.
How to Register:
Step 1 : Pay the 1st $400 MONTHLY PAYMENT NON-REFUNDABLE
*LIMITED SLOTS AVAILABLE*
The 1st payment is due NOW to secure your spot. The total trip deposit is $1600 due by 3/3/23 (4 monthly installment payments of $400 until 3/3/23). After you have paid the $1,600 deposit, divide your remaining balance by 3 for your monthly payment amount. The final payment due date is June 1, 2023. Missing 2 consecutive payments will automatically result in cancellation of reservation.
STEP 2: Pay Production Fee $200
The Production fee covers group merch and assists with fees associated with the production of the trip. Click the button below to remit payment via PayPal using the ‘Friends and Family’ option ONLY. If you send via PayPal business please add 4% to cover PayPal’s fee ($207.74). Please enter your full name in the note section. If you are paying for an additional person, please list their name as well.
STEP 3: Email a copy of your vaccination card to email@example.com
You must be fully vaccinated to attend this trip.
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