Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

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Average rate: $180 - Hotel class: 5 stars
International Endurance City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa Dubai Reviews

singrose singrose
7 reviews
Worth every dollar at this luxury resort! Jun 18, 2011
Stayed here Sept 2010.

This resort is absolutely stunning, from the front entrance as you pull up to valet parking to the luxurious water features behind the resort. Although it is expensive per night, the facilities and activities inclusive are fantastic! Relax and sip cocktails pool side before midday while taking in the view of the desert just beyond or the magnificent architecture all around. Light lunch sitting at the pool side bar before a game of chess with the over sized chess pieces. Freshen up in your luxurious bathroom in the hotel room before sun down and take a short camel ride on the desert just metres from the resort. Watch the spectacular falcon show demonstrated by a local at sundown.

Move to the roof top bar for live arabic music and dinner followed by their delicious desert menu and shisha.

Resort staff are friendly and go out of their way to ensure your needs are taken care of.

You can do all these activities as a visitor as well, so if you have already booked elsewhere and want something to do all in one place, then give this resort a go!

Location not too far from Dubai city centre, about 25mins by car (if your driver is fast).

Enjoy if you get a chance to go!
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martin99 martin99
13 reviews
worth the stay May 07, 2011
Very nice stay, if you like staying at deserts this is probably the best place, even if the Sahara is nicer but over there as far as I know there is no such class accomodation.

Service is at the top, activities also
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wagslikeadog says:
Nice looking photos. This style is very remiscent of Moroccan riads. If you like places like this, you should definitely check out riads around Marrakech. Very cool (and similar) too!
Posted on: May 07, 2011

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa Overview

Located within a desert setting only forty-five minutes from the center of Dubai is the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. It is near the Arabian Ranches, but is intended to be a destination location. The Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is located in Jumeirah which is forty-five minutes from the Dubai International Airport.

The 115 rooms and suites at the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa are decorated in traditional style and offer luxury linens and bedding, Internet access, separate living/dressing/lounge areas, balconies, rain shower fixtures, and guests will find free airport transfers and 24-hour front desk services.

As a full-service and all-inclusive resort and spa, the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa provides visitors with every imaginable activity possible. This includes incredibly unique dining in a wide array of settings, such as the rooftop lounge, the open-air restaurant and even the fusion pizza palace. There are full spa services, camel rides, an authentic “souk”, a water park, Arabian horseback riding, a fitness center, henna treatments and painting, swimming in an array of pools, a kid’s club, dancing classes and much more.

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Disabled Access
  • Concierge
  • Valet Parking
  • Tour Desk
  • Massage / Beauty Centre
  • Bar / Lounge
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting / Child Services
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Tennis Courts
  • Housekeeping
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Medical Assistance Available
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • Security Guard
  • News Stand
  • ATM / Cash Machine
  • Mini Bar
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Secretarial Service
  • In Room Movies
  • Bath / Hot Tub
  • Porters
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Modem / Data Port
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Spa bath / Jacuzzi
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Shops
  • Excursions
  • Garden
  • Billiards
  • Golf (miniature)
  • Horse Riding
  • Photocopier
  • Desk
  • Direct dial phone
  • Ticket Service
  • Scanning
  • Ballroom
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Exhibit Space
  • Disabled Accessible Rooms
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Salon
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Steam Room
  • Massage
  • Spa & Wellness Centre
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Beauty Salon
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Bathrobes
  • Towels
  • Shower
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathtub/Shower Combination
  • Spa/Jetted Tub
  • Child Pool
  • Pool Outdoor
  • Kids Club
  • Cots
  • Supervised child care/activities
  • Live Music
  • Poolside Bar
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Souvenirs/Gift Shop
  • Shoe Shine
  • Free Parking
  • Doctor on call

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