‘Set among the dunes of Dubai'
At Bab Al Shams Desert Resort And Spa you will find elegance in another world; expect the finest facilities and service affording you every comfort during your desert adventure. Children are catered for in Aladdin’s Kids' Club enabling families to visit with confidence, whilst parents can indulge in a range of treatments and massages at the Satori Spa & Health Club - a peaceful haven in the desert, featuring individual treatment rooms plus a dedicated room for couples. Activities further out include desert dune horse riding, camel caravan tours and desert drives with gazelle and oryx watching. Enjoy unique dining at the resort with seven restaurants and bars on offer, with highlights including a traditional Arabic restaurant with Lebanese singers and a rooftop lounge with amazing desert vistas.
In Our Opinion
‘So close from Dubai, it would be a shame not to explore a little into the desert and experience a true taste of Arabia.’
In a sumptuous location overlooking the Arabian Desert there is a choice of extensive international buffet or a la carte. A children’s menu is available. Open for breakfast 06.30 to 10.30, Saturday to Thursday lunch 12.00 to 15.30, Friday brunch buffet 12.30 to 16.00 dinner 19.00 to 23.00.
• Two infinity pools and children’s play pool
• Well-equipped gym
• Table tennis
• Mini golf
• Boutique stores
• Bike rental and tours
• Prayer room
• Business centre
• Complimentary shuttle service to Meydan Beach Club (limited/booking required)
• Concierge service
• Babysitting service
• Airport transfers
• Desert dune horse riding
• Camel caravan desert tours
• Desert drive with gazelle and oryx watching
• Falconry show
• Archery centre
Satori Spa & Health Club
Indulge your mind, body and soul at the Satori Spa & Health Club, where a collection of highly trained therapists and masseurs are on hand to ease your aches and de-stress your mind through a range of treatments and massages. Facilities include an indoor and outdoor relaxation area, a couple’s treatment room, individual treatment rooms, a fragranced steam room, sauna, outdoor yoga area, sunbed massage area and shower facilities.
Meal Plan Options
Bed & Breakfast
• Breakfast in Al Forsan is included.
• Breakfast as above
• Lunch or Dinner including soft drinks, still or sparkling water with meals
Full Board Plus Promotion
• Promotion available May to August please refer to ‘Special Features for full details of meal and leisure inclusions
• Children’s discount will apply
Seating for 450. Located on the dunes approx. 300 metres from the resort. This signature restaurant is the region’s first open-air traditional Arabic restaurant offering an amazing show to accompany your exquisite dining, with live band, Lebanese singers, belly dancers, falcon display, camel and horse rides plus lots more. Children welcome. Open 19:00 to 23:30.
Seating 180 + 90 on the terrace. In its new location overlooking the Arabian Desert there is a choice of extensive International buffet or a la carte. A children’s menu is available. Open for Breakfast 06:30 to 10:30. Lunch 12:00 to 15:00. Dinner 19:00 to 23:30.
Al Sarab Rooftop Lounge
Cocktail Bar seating 180 outdoors + 70 on the terrace. Located on the 1st floor opposite the swimming pool giving amazing desert vistas during sunset. Besides drinks there is a wide selection of Shisha. (Guests under 21 will not be served alcohol).
Ya Hala Lobby lounge
Over 21’s only. Seating 100. Serving drinks and light snacks. Open 11:00 to 22:00
Pizzeria le Dune
Pizza and Antipasti. Seating 64. An exquisite antipasti buffet plus freshly made pizza in a warm Arabian – Italian atmosphere. Open 12:30 to 16:00
Swim-up cocktail bar serving a selection of beverages and offering panoramic views of the desert. Open 09:00 to 20:00
Seating 78. A new addition serving traditional slow-cooked Indian Heritage Cuisine. Open for dinner Monday to Saturday 19:00 to 23:30.
• Bed and Breakfast
• Half Board
Bab al Shams Desert Resort & Spa welcomes families and offers the following facilities and services to ensure they have an enjoyable stay:
• Units can accommodate between 1 & 2 children (depending on age)
• Children’s menu in all restaurants
• Shaded children’s pool adjacent to the main pool
Aladdin’s Kids Club
Ages allowed: 5 to 12 years (children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult)
Opening times: from 09.00 to 18.00
Club activities indoor
• Arts & crafts
• Theme days
• Board games
• Movie screenings
Club activities outdoor
• Nature trails
• Swimming games
• Six hours notice required
• On request service
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is located in the desert, adjacent to Dubai International Endurance Centre. It is a 40 minutes’ drive from the centre of Dubai and Dubai International Airport.
• Dubai Sports City
• The Palm Jumeirah
• Dubai World Central
• Dubai Marina