Head to this resort in Al Wathba for a wholesome Ramadan

Soak in the heritage of the UAE with gorgeous Iftars and soothing spa journeys at Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Abu Dhabi

PARTNER CONTENT: What makes Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa the perfect place to celebrate Ramadan?

For one, the stunning golden dunes of Abu Dhabi’s majestic desert it is set against. And for another, the private and exclusive resort is stylised to resemble a traditional Arabian village, complete with authentic Middle Eastern artefacts and delicate Arabesque designs.

Capturing the organic essence of UAE’s heritage, the stage is set here for a perfect Ramadan. Be it an enchanting iftar set under the starry night sky or some wellness time with a restorative spa journey, you can have it all here.

So go ahead and make this Ramadan an unforgettable one!


A Bedouin Inspired Iftar at Al Mabeet Desert Camp


Ramadan 2022 al wathba, a luxury collection desert resort & spa

An elegant and unique setting for a Ramadan celebration, the mesmerising Al Mabeet Desert Camp is open exclusively for the special period.

Inspired by the rustic camps of the Bedouin tribes, Al Mabeet features a traditional tent set up adorned with Bedouin-style décor, ornaments and a bonfire to gather around with loved ones and celebrate the spirit of the holy month.

Savour an authentic iftar spread of delicious Arabic specialities and international favourites. The relaxing iftar experience is further enhanced with gentle melodies from a live Qanoon player, adding to the enchanting ambience.

Start of the meal with an array of healthy salads, heartwarming soups, and colourful hot and cold mezze. The main courses then span Emirati delicacies such as whole slow-cooked lamb Ouzi, traditional Arabic grills and Levantine recipes such as chicken and lamb tagines and Moroccan-style hammour.

That aside, take a fully immersive journey through the world’s finest cuisines, including the likes of spicy Indian curries, aromatic Asian stir-fries, Italian penne Arrabiata pasta and much more, all served with a curated selection of refreshing Ramadan drinks.

Of course, you can’t conclude an Iftar without some warm kunafa, classic umm ali, golden baklava, delicate pastries and cakes like creamy Italian tiramisu, delicate raspberry eclairs, irresistible burnt basque cheesecake and much more!

Available daily from sunset to 10pm. Package AED 195 per person, children aged between six and 12 can enjoy a 50% saving, while kids under six are invited to dine for free.


A Restorative Retreat at Saray Spa 


Saray Spa Al Wathba St Regis

Nourish your health this Ramadan with a Restorative Retreat immersed in complete luxury and bliss.

Exclusively during Ramadan, any guest who books a revitalising 60-minute treatment is treated to an additional 15-minute enhancement massage. A powerful and deeply therapeutic ritual, the invigorating massage helps to increase blood and lymphatic flow throughout the body.

Incorporating uplifting orange and lemongrass essential oils into a stress-relieving and transformative treatment, it leaves those who are fasting feeling relaxed, re-energized and ready to enjoy the night and day ahead.

Offering the highest levels of luxury and privacy, Saray Spa is influenced by the idea of the traditional Caravanserai, a place where travellers from all over the world gather to rest, recover and re-energise. The enrapturing oasis also contains a sauna, steam room, whirlpool, salt room, ice bucket, hot and cold plunge pools and a snow cave: everything needed to thoroughly revitalise the body and soul.

Get ready to leave with a glow that radiates inside out.

Available from 11am to 11pm. Package AED 570 per person for a 75-minute treatment.


For bookings and more information, call 02 204 4444 or email spa.alwathba@luxurycollection.com

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