Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa Information

The Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is located around 50 kilometers from Dubai city center . The desert resort is suitable for tourists who want to have complete peace and quiet. There you can of course switch off perfectly from the hustle and bustle. But you don’t have to forego luxury and comfort in this beautiful resort. Everything was thought of there and even internet access is available. So you are not cut off from the outside world.

Hotel information Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

The architecture of the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is based on an Arab fort. Of course, it fits perfectly into the landscape. Translated, the name means the gateway to the sun. A sunset and a sunrise are of course something very special, especially in the desert. There you will of course experience it in a completely different way than what you can imagine. It is an experience that you should treat yourself to once. Furthermore, this hotel doesn’t have that many rooms and everything is still manageable.

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As already mentioned, the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is located in the middle of the desert. The distance to Dubai International Airport is around 60 kilometers. But the distance to Al Maktoum International Airport is much shorter because it is nearby. So you can land there if you want. But you always have to reckon with a transfer time of a good hour. You should definitely book a transfer from the airport to the hotel. An alternative would be to use a taxi. However, they do not drive into this area that often and therefore do not know the way very well.


Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa Room

There are 115 rooms and suites at this resort. These are housed in 16 different houses and have an Arabic architecture. Tourists especially love that when they choose Dubai as their destination. The Superior Room category has a size of 37 square meters and is located on the 1st floor of the houses. The traditional Arabic style is very impressive. The Deluxe Room Terrace, which is the same size, is on the ground floor. The outside terrace where you can spend the evening is very nice. The Junior Suite with 50 square meters is a little more space and also more luxuriously furnished. But all rooms have a modern bathroom and a rain shower. Free internet access is also available where you can communicate from the desert with the outside world.

  • Superior Room (37 square meters)
  • Deluxe Room Terrace (37 square meters)
  • Junior Suite (50 square meters)


Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa Restaurant

If you decide to stay at the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa you have to know that you are in the middle of the desert. There is no supermarket or restaurants nearby where you can go for a short drive. So half-board is especially important there. But this is very good and at a very high level. There are four restaurants and four bars in this hotel. The Arab open air restaurant Al Hadheerah is very spectacular . There you can try Arabic delicacies in the open air.

The Indian restaurant Masala at Al Forsan is also highly recommended . International cuisine is served in Al Forsan where there is definitely something for everyone. Then there is the Italian restaurant Le Dune Pizzeria . You can end the evening in the Al Sarab Rooftop Lounge or Pool Bar , for example . Afternoon tea is available in the Ya Hala Bar and the Al Shurouq Lounge is also very good . Guests also have the opportunity to try out a water pipe (Shisha) there. Live entertainment with belly dancing is also offered. So you are well taken care of in this desert resort.

Sport and wellness

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa Pool

This hotel has two beautiful outdoor pools where you can cool off. This is especially important in the desert, where the temperatures are even higher than in the city center of Dubai. There is even an extra pool for the children. You can do a little sport in the modern fitness center. The impressive Panorama Bar is also very nice. Then there is the Satori Spa with four treatment rooms where you can get a massage. So you have many opportunities to do something in the desert of Dubai. For the children there is also the Aladdin’s Kids Club where they are well looked after. Parents can switch off and enjoy the peace and quiet.

Our rating

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa Dubai

The Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is particularly recommended for those looking for relaxation. You stay in the middle of the desert and that is certainly a highlight. You definitely don’t do that every day and it’s something really extraordinary. The sunsets are a dream there and will be remembered for a long time. You will be well catered for in this desert resort and as a guest of this resort you don’t have to do without anything.

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