The Eid holidays are the perfect occasion to relax and spend time with family. The extended weekend is the best time to pack your bags and go abroad to escape the summer temperatures and the maddening city life. To avoid burning last minute holes in your pocket, stay smart and pre-plan your Eid vacation to these top budget-friendly getaways.
From the laid back serenity of Galle to the iconic views of Kuala Lumpur, there is an exciting adventure waiting to be enjoyed. Prominent Asian direct selling company QNET, through its travel and holiday services called Q-breaks and tripsavr, gives you the chance to visit these spectacular destinations with great deals.
Galle, Sri Lanka
The eternal song of the sea
Galle (pronounced ‘gawl’ in English and ‘gar-lee’ in Singhala) is an endlessly exotic destination in the South. Its rustic charm resides in Tamarind Hill, a colonial style luxury boutique hotel offering its visitors the unreal charms of the British era. As a UNESCO World Heritage site, Galle has many historical buildings, yet Tamarind Hill shines as one of the most illustrious and romantic of its time. Due to its proximity to the Galle fort, it is an ideal place from which to explore the city.
Tips: Book a 4-days/3 nights stay to experience an idyllic stay, which will take you back in time. Dine at ‘The Restaurant’ and absorb the culinary wonders of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Koh Samui, Thailand
Feel the sand between your toes
Ko Samui has become renowned as the most manicured Thai Island attracting a large volume of visitors each year. Behind this glossy image, there’s still a glimmer of the street-side food stalls beyond the beach, secret Buddhist temples, and quiet, untouched stretches of sand. Enjoy a blissful stay in nature’s lap at the Prana Resort Nandana, which is inspired by the natural beauty of Samui. With lush gardens surrounding the resort, it is ideally designed to provide an excellent breather for city dwellers.
Tips: Experience the authentic flavours of exquisite Thai cuisine at Zuma Rooftop Kitchen or simply enjoy your favorite coconut based drink while watching the golden sunset.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Iconic views and sizzling street food
If shopping and upscale city breaks tick the right boxes for you, hop on a plane to Kuala Lumpur. This city’s captivating skyline is punctuated by towers, skyscrapers, and minarets. The food-stall-lined streets only add to the jazz of the city, which is best explored on foot. Situated in the heart of KL’s Golden Triangle, One @Bukit Ceylon offers fully furnished luxury suites where you can plop in after a whole day of shopping, complete with an array of first-class facilities and services.
Tips: Take a plunge and unwind in the Bukit’s infinity pool or head to Hubba Hubba for a wide range of sumptuous gastronomic delights.