Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

Nestled amidst the sweeping dunes of the Arabian desert, Bab Al Shams Resort combines rustic charm and luxury for an authentic desert experience. Although just 40 minutes from Dubai, this tranquil oasis seems a world away from the bright lights of its neighbour. Ideal for couples and families alike, it makes a unique 'twin-centre' holiday combining a desert stay with Downtown Dubai.

  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

Built in the style of an ornate Arabian fort, much use of natural stone makes for stylish interiors, while its setting at an oasis ensures abundant lush greenery against the natural landscape. The resort's desert ecosystem hosts gazelles, oryx, birds and geckos, while the variety of onsite activities allow you to maximise the experience if you so wish - from archery to fat bike riding. A choice of restaurants serve a range of cuisine with Indian and Arabic influences, while a spa and kids club complete the line up of facilities.

Getting There

45 minutes from Dubai International Airport.


Swimming pool, fitness centre and kids club. Variety of onsite activities include camel rides, archery, desert safaris, horse riding, falcon show and fat bike tours.

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