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.  This exclusive paradise is surrounded by gently sloping dunes and natural desert landscape.  With its translation from Arabic meaning “gateway to the sun”, Bab Al Shams is built in an Arabic fort setting in and around an oasis.  Escape to a space of opportunity, adventure, and reflection with a stay at this one-of-a-kind retreat.  Ride through the desert by camel and then watch the sunset and the stars emerge on the roof terrace and experience just how unique a stay in the desert can be. 


The Meydan hotel is designed in the shape of a wave in motion with a luminous green façade, boasting spectacular views, and an abundance of natural light.  Enjoy a majestic position overlooking the Dubai racecourse and engage in the various leisure activities, including horseback riding, golf, and tennis. Be front and center and experience the Dubai World Cup, the world’s richest day in racing.  The host of extraordinary rooms featuring uncompromised elegance is ideal for both business and leisure travel.  


Revel in royal luxury at Desert Island Resort & Spa by Anantara, an island haven designed to captivate the mind and relieve the body.  Discover the diverse wildlife inhabiting this unique offshore island retreat, long known for its natural and rugged beauty.  Set off the coast of Abu Dhabi, this treasure has been regarded as one of the most luxurious resorts in the region.  The 64 guestrooms and suites offer views of the Arabian Gulf’s shimmering waters and Middle Eastern legends.  Whether you are in search of an adrenalin-fueled vacation or a place to sit back and relax under the sun, this resort guarantees to deliver the ultimate UAE experience. 


Al Maha Resort is nestled in a verdant palm oasis, deep within Dubai’s magical dune and desert landscape in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve.  This resort showcases the heritage and architecture of the Bedouins and also offers a sense of desert adventure.  Situated on 225 square kilometers of pristine desert landscape, Al Maha is home to 42 private guest suites.  Diverse wildlife and desert activities including camel trekking and desert safaris ensure exceptional experiences for every guest.  Your personal concierge field guides are part of a dynamic team whose passion for the natural environment is complimented by their knowledge and quality of the activities they offer. 


A well-kept secret city escape, only 15 minutes from Dubai's gilded center, find yourself in the lush oasis of PER AQUUM Desert Palm.  Desert Palm Retreat is set in the elegant and idyllic grounds of the Dubai Polo Club, uniquely positioned away from the buzz of Dubai city. The boutique low-rise hotel has become one of the most talked about properties in the entire region following its official inauguration in March 2008 by Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, Wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE, Ruler of Dubai. Innovative design and garden surrounds take Arabia to unexpected new territory – understated luxury. Retreat from the silver peaks and endless dunes to chic spaces, distinct flavors and the manicured grounds of a 160-acre polo estate.  Naturally modern spaces blend contemporary architecture and soft touches of nature; rustling palms cast their shade across your courtyard and its private pool.  This chic desert retreat features a total of 38 guest rooms - 13 beautifully appointed Palm Suites with views over the main polo fields and estate grounds, five Polo Suites, six one-bedroom Pool Villas, 13 two-bedroom Pool Residences and a contemporary inspired Presidential Suite, Villa Layali.