Al Maha Desert Resort
Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa, the centre of Dubai's heritage and conservation efforts, lies nestled within a green and verdant oasis amongst some of Arabia's most impressive dune and desert landscapes. Resembling an ancient Bedouin encampment this secluded, internationally-awarded hideaway resort offers personal and seductive experiences of the region's history and hospitality, in absolute comfort.
Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa is a tribute to traditional life in the Arabian Desert. Built in the style of an ancient Bedouin settlement, the neutral toned 'tents' shade individual suites of understated, modern luxury. Each private suite is furnished with original, unique and rare collections of regional artwork and antiques.
Exploring the desert landscape for the first time is to discover a world of timelessness and silence. Covering a wide spectrum of interests, guests can select up to two different complimentary activities every day as part of their stay, which are designed to provide the greatest first-hand experiences of this sensory landscape.
Even in the desert that are so many things for you to do. A gentle drive through the beautiful Al Maha landscape gives you the unique opportunity to get close and take photos of the free-roaming wildlife in the reserve or you could go horse riding. Feel the surge of adrenalin as you put your Arabian horse through its paces whilst taking in the infinite beauty of the desert landscape. There are nature walks with numerous species of flora and fauna indigenous to the Al Maha reserve. Amateur biologists and botanists can test their powers of recognition in guided nature walks led by the field guides. For a thrilling adventure, a four-wheel drive Desert Safari can quickly transport you to some of the more isolated parts of the Al Maha reserve. You can also try your hand at archery, falconry and camel trekking.
Embracing the culinary cultures of the East and West, dining at Al Maha is a truly international experience, exciting to the palate, yet remaining relatively simple, honest and 'homemade'. Using the finest organic ingredients sourced from around the world; from free-range eggs and Halal meats to the freshest hand-picked fruit and vegetables, the resort provides a standard fit for any highly-awarded restaurant. Dine in sophisticated style at the signature Al Diwaan Restaurant, alfresco on the veranda with breath taking views of the reserve, or in the privacy of your suite - the choice is yours. For an experience that will leave you with a series of delectable culinary memories, dine amidst the dunes in the privacy of the magical desert or relax in the intimacy of a romantic meal, tailor made to suit your culinary desires on the private deck of your suite, where we are more than happy to prepare any special requests that you may have.
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