Emerging from the heart of the desert, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is an elegant desert resort in a traditional Arabic fort setting. Located just 45 minutes from Dubai International Airport, the Resort features 115 rooms and suites appointed in traditional Gulf decor, complemented by the regions first authentic open-air Arabic desert restaurant, and a superb range of recreational facilities. 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 guests' experience will be enhanced by history, splendour and magnificence.A Tourism Tax is payable locally for all arrivals from the 31/03/14
Built in the style of a traditional Arabic fort, this classy and elegant hotel offers a unique desert experience. Delightful courtyards with fountains, lush gardens and stone alleyways pave the way for 105 beautifully appointed guest rooms, designed in a rustic Arabic style. Facilities available to guests at the spa complex include currency exchange facilities, a kids' club, restaurant, conference facilities and a bicycle hire service.
Food, Drink and Entertainment
Al Forsan restaurant offers a la carte breakfast, lunch & dinner of international cuisine, Masala Indian cuisine restaurant, Le Dune Pizzeria Italian restaurant, Al Shurouq rooftop lounge with desert views, Sarab rooftop lounge offers Shisha etc., Ya Hala bar offers light snacks & afternoon tea etc., Pool bar; Indian curry lunch every Saturday, Arabian cuisine, music shows and Arabian-style entertainment at Al Hadheerah venue (300m away).
Sports, Games and Entertainment
2 infinity swimming pools, sun terraces & garden areas, loungers & parasols, Satori Spa offers fragranced steam room, sauna, shower facilities, outdoor yoga area, relaxation areas and variety of massage & therapy treatments, well-equipped gymnasium; Jeep desert safari (charge), complimentary sunset camel rides, falconry, horse riding, archery centre, personal training sessions and lawn games which include table tennis, mini golf and croquet, and sunset yoga (2nd Saturday each month).
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is located in the stunning magical Arabian Desert, 52 miles from mainland Dubai Marina, a truly exclusive and private resort. The Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is the perfect choice for those seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of the busy city centre of Dubai.
Infinity Pool Repair Work
We would like to inform you that the infinity pool at Bab Al Shams will be closed for essential repair work from 06 July 2018 to 16 August 2018.
The guests have the option to use the Family Pool & the Kid’s Pool, during the closure of the infinity pool.
All facilities will be available for our guests from 17 August 2018 onwards.