The desert is all beautiful and charming. Spending days there can really help you unwind and forget about the tiring non-stop tiring hours. Whether you visit the desert during the day or late at night, it will mesmerise you with its charm. The solitude, quietness, and magic will awaken that urge in you to explore, create, or relax. To ensure that your stay in the desert is marvellous, we present to you the most beautiful desert resorts.
5 Most Beautiful Desert Resorts in UAE
Al Maha Desert Resort
Al Maha Desert Resort is located an hour out of Dubai. This alluring desert oasis has individual villas with private pools, a leading resort area that has the great restaurant Al Diwaan, and a relaxing spa that features single and couple treatment rooms. Guests can relax all day long at their private pool or go to the picturesque outdoor pool overlooking the stunning desert dunes. Enjoy a night like no other at this luxurious spot and greet your neighbours of Arabian Oryx and gazelles while you are savouring your breakfast on the alfresco terrace.
Anantara Qasr Al Sarab
Among the rolling, flame-orange dunes of the Empty Quarter, you will find Anantara Qasr Al Sarab. This resort is one of the UAE’s most fascinating spots. At this oasis, there are 140 rooms, 14 suites and 52 pool villas Because they are separated from the main resort, the rooms are often described as ‘secluded desert sanctuaries’. To add to this seclusion, each room has its own pool.
Al Wathba, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa
This Arabian-style desert resort has 13 villas with private pools, 90 traditional guest bedrooms, and six restaurants and bars. If you are looking for a place where you can not only relax but also get better, choose this resort. With a 1000-square-metre pool and luxury spa that offers treatments and facilities such as hammams, crystal salt saunas, and a dedicated cryo treatment room, you are sure to leave it feeling refreshed and more ready for life.
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert
In the Bedouin-styled villas, which have private pools and decks, lounge areas and breath-taking desert views, you will experience tranquillity, picturesque scenery and rich culture. If you are feeling adventurous traveller, this desert has something for you. You can book a desert camel trek, a private archery lesson or bird-watching session, or head out on a nature walk. The desert resort has five dining venues: Sonara Camp, farm-to-table Farmhouse, all-day dining at Kaheela, the open-sky Moon Bar and the relaxed Moorish lounge. Choose what suits you best and enjoy a stay that will surely give you countless memories.
Mysk Al Faya Retreat, Sharjah
Are you searching for privacy and serenity? Head to Mysk Al Faya Retreat. It was first built in the 1960s among the dunes of the Meliha desert, then was converted into a luxurious retreat where guests can explore the famed archaeological site. With its hands-free spa, herbal room, salt pool and tropical shower walk, you are sure to have the best well-being experience ever. The resort has five guest rooms that are all close to the on-site fire pit, where you can have fun with many desert camping adventures.
The desert has inspired many people throughout history to write, sing, and do all kinds of creative stuff. It helped others relax and regain their balance and serenity. If you are one of those people who are charmed by the magic of the desert, make sure to choose one of these luxurious desert resorts at these great locations introduced in our article and have memories that will surely last a lifetime. Now, how about we go through some of the best desert camps here in the UAE? You are sure to find something interesting about these camps. Or do you want to go for something more exhilarating, like hot air balloon rides or scuba diving? The UAE has got it all.