One of my favorite ever uses of Starpoints was for a stay at Al Maha, which is a Starwood Luxury Collection desert resort just a short drive from Dubai. However, the redemption wasn’t cheap, even though I booked during a Starwood 35% off award sale.
The cost was still 39,000 Starpoints per night. However, that was a full board rate and included activities, so I thought it still represented a great deal. Here’s my review of the experience: