Epic desert adventures await at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara

Your next staycation awaits.

PARTNER CONTENT: Surrendering views of magnificent rolling sand dunes, the opulent oasis of Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara is ready to offer guests a lavish sanctuary away from the desert sun and busy city life to anyone who finds themselves in the legendary Empty Quarter.

Opened in 2009, discover the essence of luxury as you place yourself in one of 206 rooms, suites and villas inspired by Bedouin tradition and Arabian heritage, where rich carpets adorn the floors and embroidered fabrics evoke ambient reminders of timeless culture.

Begin your relaxing journey into bliss with a treatment at the Anantara Spa at Qasr Al Sarab Desert by Anantara. Inviting you into true Arabian style, allow yourself to be taken care of by expertly trained therapists in one of the five gorgeous treatment rooms where you can experience the signature Desert Fusion Massage or a Traditional Moroccan Hammam. Once complete, continue to explore a variety high-class facilities including Moroccan Hamman with marble beds, Jacuzzi steam rooms with water fountains and an invigorating ice room.

Once rejuvenated, take your staycation experience to another level with a superb range of activities that will create a lifetime of memories. Climb aboard the ‘ship of the desert’ as you languidly move across the sands at a sunrise or sunset guided Camel Trek, leading you through memorising scenery or ride around on horseback with an Arabian horse.

For those looking for an adrenaline rush, get into a 4×4 and live life on the edge with a dune bashing session with a well-trained activity guide or get behind the bars of a fat bike as you tackle the adulations of the sands.

Satisfy your need for exploration with a five hour of the desert city of Liwa City where you will discover the historic Liwa Fort, the peaceful Liwa Oasis as well as the stunning Rub’ Al Khail dunes or the picture-perfect Salt Lake or soak some local Emirati culture with a Falcon and Saluki Show.


Desert dining


Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara


As you retreat back into the splendidness of ancient fortress, turn your attention towards to local flavours and international gourmet cuisine at a host of intimate dining destinations.

Start your day right with a delightful selection of International and Middle Eastern Delights at Al Waha where chefs showcase their culinary skills in an open kitchen. Sample delicious authentic flavours such as Emirati pancakes, manaeesh and shashouka as you get ready for the exciting events that await.

If you are spending your day by the newly upgraded pool, embrace the tranquility and sunrays as you tuck into sumptuous and sip on refreshing drinks from Naseem Pool Bar or indulge in a traditional coffee and a selection of sweet treats at Al Liwan’s afternoon tea as you relax to the sound of oriental music while admiring breathtaking views of the majestic deep red to brilliant golden desert dunes.

As night falls, enjoy a pick of some of the finest venues in the whole emirate. Savour signature Mediterranean dishes such a watermelon salad, Greek feta cheese, lime zest, mint and extra virgin olive oil and home-made pasta at Ghadeer or feast on mouth-watering cuts of meat from the Lava Stone grill like Master Kobe Beef Grade Tenderloin or Mayura Beef Tenderloin at Suhail.

But if you are looking for something extra special at Anantara Qasr Al Sarab, allow yourself to experience the uber romantic and charming Dining by Design. Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara provides you with a collection of bespoke menus to choose from while being served by a personal butler at a private dining table as you admire the sun gently sinking in the dunes and enjoy unforgettable moments with your loved one.

To book your getaway visit Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara or call 02 895 8700

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