The desert landscape around Dubai is the colourful setting for an enchanting stay at Emirates Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa. Situated at about a 45-minute drive from Dubai - in four-wheel drives only - and nestled in a stunning pristine desert landscape, this exclusive resort offers its guests an incredibly peaceful retreat in breathtaking Bedouin styled suites. In perfect harmony with the desert flora and fauna, guests will leisurely admire the Oryx, the famous Arabian antelope, an endangered species that has been reintroduced thanks to a government program.
Dubai's airport is about 50 kilometers away.
Furnished and decorated in a beautiful Moorish style, all the suites are spacious and fitted with an open space living area and bedroom, a TV, DVD player, mini bar, telescope, painting materials, WIFI Internet access, air-conditioning, bathroom with separate shower, private terrace and swimming pool.
-37 Bedouin Suite (115 m2)
Designed for 2 adults
-2 Royal Suite (235 m2)
Features a separate living area, two bedrooms and two bathrooms as well as a bigger swimming pool.
Designed for 4 adults
-2 Emirates Suite (475 m2)
Features two large bedrooms, a spacious living area with dining facilities and a kitchen. Residential quarters for guests’ private staff.
Designed for 4 adults
The restaurant Al Diwaan serves Oriental and Mediterranean specialties as well as theme menus featuring Indian, Japanese and other Asian dishes. Guests can choose to dine in the restaurant veranda or ask to be served on the private patio of their own suite. The resort also hosts a bar and a lounge. Guests can also enjoy an evening of pure magic with the “dune dinner” served in an authentically-styled Bedouin encampment set in the resort. Arabic music and shisha pipes complete this fabulous experience.
- Al Diwaan : Oriental and Mediterranean cuisine
Sports and Wellness
The Al Maha’s dedicated Guest Relations coordinators gladly arrange guided safaris through the desert, excursions, animals watching, desert picnics, falconry, archery, camel treks, horse riding, leisurely walks to get familiar with desert wildlife and admire vibrant sunsets. Guests are entitled to two complimentary activities per day. Beside their own private swimming pool, they can also enjoy a large temperature-controlled pool. Relaxation lovers will find everything they wish for in Timeless Spa : a fitness center, a sauna, a steam bath, a jacuzzi, several massage rooms and many other rejuvenating treatments.
A library, an antique shop, majlis (the traditional gathering place for conversation and relaxation) as well as a business center fitted with state-of-the-art communications facilities (computers, Internet access and foreign exchange bureau) are at guests’ disposal.
The resort does not take reservations for children under 12 – the whole resort would otherwise quickly be overbooked. Children over 12 will stay in their own suite. Private vehicles are not allowed in the resort.