EXQUISITE DESERT RESORTS IN THE UAE PERFECT FOR WINTER STAYS
Discover winter serenity at the UAE's luxurious desert resorts like Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, and Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, where opulent accommodations seamlessly blend with the tranquil desert landscape for an unforgettable stay.
Situated an hour from Dubai, the Al Maha Desert Resort offers a serene desert getaway. Featuring private villas with personal pools, a central area with the all-day dining restaurant, Al Diwaan, and a tranquil spa offering single and couple treatment rooms. Guests can relax by their private pool or visit the picturesque outdoor pool with breathtaking desert views. Get ready for a luxurious stay and embrace the chance to meet Arabian Oryx and gazelles while enjoying breakfast on your terrace.
Luxury has been redefined at the recently refurbished desert destination managed by the Kerzner Group. Bab al Shams, positioned just off Al Qudra Road and less than an hour away from Dubai, is embraced by infinite dunes, nature reserves, and home to diverse wildlife like oryx and gazelles, accompanied by man-made lakes. Adventure enthusiasts can delight in a variety of exciting experiences, including fat biking, desert safaris, archery, horse riding, and a plethora of other activities.
Nestled amidst the expanse of fiery, undulating dunes in the Empty Quarter, Anantara Qasr Al Sarab stands as a cherished Arabian retreat in the UAE. This secluded desert haven presents a choice of 140 rooms, 14 suites, and 52 pool villas, all adorned with traditional arabesque embellishments, offering limitless views of the surrounding dunes. The accommodations, labeled as 'secluded desert sanctuaries,' are distinct from the primary resort.
Within a 1,235-acre protected reserve, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert provides tranquil surroundings and a cultural experience in Bedouin-styled villas. These villas offer private pools, decks, lounge areas, and breathtaking desert vistas. Adventurers can enjoy desert treks, archery, bird-watching, and nature walks. The resort boasts five dining venues, including the new Sonara Camp, Farmhouse with farm-to-table options, all-day dining at Kaheela, the open-air Moon Bar, and the relaxed Moorish lounge.
For an ideal staycation filled with adventure, tranquility, and an essence of Emirati culture, consider Mysk Al Badayer Retreat, Sharjah's luxury glamping resort. Positioned as one of the most environmentally conscious desert retreats in the UAE, Al Badayer is nestled within a traditional Arabian fort, offering modern comforts. The resort tailors desert experiences such as falconry, dune bashing, quad biking, horse riding, and desert safaris to suit your preferences.