Top 5 desert resorts in the UAE
Nothing makes you feel more alive than soaking up the sunshine. Grab your sandboard and head to one of these top five desert resorts in the UAE for the ultimate sunstruck escape.
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa – Dubai
Just as the name translates ‘gateway to the sun’, you get the warmest of welcomes here. This destination resort offers you nature walks, archery, falconry, and fat biking, one activity per night of stay. You can curb all your cravings with the vast variety of cuisines available on the site. Reap your visit with the spa lounge, beauty treatments, steam rooms, and pools.
The price of the unforgettable excursion starts at Dh1,485 with paid additional facilities.
Mysk Kingfisher Retreat – Sharjah
Reconnect with nature at the retreat engulfed by the Gulf of Oman.Arrive in a private boat to experience this haven of conservation. Spot gazelles, turtles, and birds perched in the mangroves from the terrace. The scenic boat rides will make you feel like you are on a safari expedition in Africa. The tented camp offers a continental or buffet breakfast.
Prices start at Dh1,690.
Qasr Al Sarab by Anantara – Abu Dhabi
Located on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi, this resort offers an astounding panorama. If you are a bibliophile, here’s the perfect reason for you to visit this resort. The facilities include a library, along with tennis courts, horse riding, yoga classes, a sun terrace, and much more.
Stay here for Dh1,658 a night.
Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa – Dubai
This private, guest-only oasis is just a 45-minute drive from the brisk city of Dubai.Bedouin-style tents here are gilded with gardens, picnic areas, sun terraces, and more. Each villa has its own infinity pool. You can choose between a camel ride, a nature walk, a spa day, and a soak in the rain shower here, or you can do it all.
Prices start at Dh5,850.
Telal Resort Al Ain – Abu Dhabi
Set in the vast Remah desert, the traditional villas feature gas fire pits, archery, saunas, horseback riding, banquet rooms, massages, and a plethora of other facilities. This resort also has its own library. Traditional Arabic decor and cutting-edge technology blend together for a graceful getaway.
Prices start at Dh1,750, exclusive of taxes.