Situated in the heart of the desert and nestled in the dunes of Dubai, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is the ultimate luxury retreat. An exclusive low-rise resort in the desert surrounded by gently sloping dunes and natural desert landscape, Bab Al Shams offers guests a one of its kind traditional desert experience that is true to the culture and heritage of Dubai and the UAE.
With its literal translation from Arabic meaning "gateway to the sun", Bab Al Shams is built in an Arabic fort setting in and around an oasis. Inside the walls, shaded courtyards, walkways and water features provide cool shelter and maintain the unique ambience and atmosphere.
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is located in the heart of the desert, adjacent to Dubai International Endurance City, yet is just a 40-minute drive from the city of Dubai and only 45 minutes from Dubai International Airport.
For those seeking a unique desert experience within easy reach of Dubai, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa presents the ideal destination. Offering the ultimate in comfort and entertainment, at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa your experience will be enhanced by history, splendor and magnificence.
Accommodation; There are 115 exquisitely appointed rooms in a rustic Arabic style. Located in charming clusters of sixteen double storey buildings, choose from a selection of luxuriously spaced One-Bedroom Suites, Junior Suites and Deluxe Rooms – many with either a balcony or terrace. Rooms have king or twin beds, in room safe, mini bar, satellite TV, internet access and telephone. Junior suites are spacious with balcony or garden terrace and also feature a separate majlis seating area adjacent to the bedroom.
Facilities; Experience the first authentic open-air Arabic desert restaurant, and a superb range of recreational facilities. From the traditional offerings of Al Hadheerah Desert Restaurant, to the more relaxed international cuisine at Al Forsan Restaurant bab Al Shams is sure to delight all palates. There is an infinity Swimming pool of 1,400 square meters in size, Jacuzzi, gymnasium, Bike riding, camel rides, falconry, horse riding and ‘Sinbads’ kids club for children aged between 2-12. Authentic Arabic live entertainment is available throughout the resort.
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