Middle East

Direct flight, tick. Guaranteed sunshine, tick. Luxury hotels, tick. Dubai does drop-and-flop like nowhere else in the world. This sparkling coastal Emirate provides couples and families with the perfect retreat for a week of total R&R. Oman is quite the opposite. Yes, Muscat is home to some stunning five-star properties which we know and love, but beyond the city walls, explore the Al Hajar Mountains and spend a night or two in the desert, Bedouin style. It’s our top pick for this years travel bucket list.

Destinations in Middle East


Six Senses Zighy Bay – Oman – Fabulous for families

7th May 2019
by Michelle Hemmings

When it comes to long-haul family holidays, we completely understand the difficulties in choosing the perfect destination, region and hotel to suit the whole family. Happy children equal happy Mums and Dads, and with many parents within the Turquoise team, we often travel with children in mind. One destination which ticks all the boxes for our resident Mums and […]

What is a Babymoon?

2nd May 2019
by Grace Wright

What exactly is a Babymoon? You can assure your Father-in-law that it’s neither a rare astronomical phenomenon, nor an excuse for his son to apply for paternity leave and head off on a golf trip the day after Baby arrives! A Babymoon is, in short, the very last holiday you and your loved one will […]

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