Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort, Abu Dhabi, UAE. This is such an unusual and unique retreat, you will have to buckle up. Found in the Liwa Desert – part of the Empty Quarter, this luxurious oasis provides an unexpectedly wonderful getaway. Usually you are used to see the views to the ocean through the hotel’s windows. However here the vast desert and wavy dunes dominate the landscape.
The sumptuous interiors are rich with Arabic fabrics, crystal chandeliers and Islamic ornaments. Guests are offered to experience camel treks, hike the desert or try dune bashing. After an active day they can relax in the exquisite Anantara Spa and enjoy Thai massages as well as Turkish bath. Finally, Sunhail restaurant, influenced by the French cuisine, provides finest delicacies for its guests.
Why to go there?
A unique resort, established in the oasis of the second largest sand desert in the world, providing a great service and sporting impeccable style.
When to go there?
Anytime, although summer is very hot for the outdoor activities.
How to go there?
It is a two hour drive from Abu Dhabi. Hire a taxi to get here.
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