Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

Rising up from the desert sand dunes like a mirage, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa is an elegant retreat in a traditional Arabic setting. Whether you’re after romantic Arabian nights or an authentic desert experience, here awaits splendour, tradition and comfort.

It takes about 45 minutes to get from Dubai International Airport to the resort – a journey well worth the time, as you find yourself transported from a cosmopolitan city into a world of unimaginable peace and magnificent night skies. All 113 rooms and suites are appointed in traditional Gulf décor, complemented by an authentic open-air Arabic restaurant and a superb range of recreational
Situated in the heart of the desert and nestled in the dunes of Dubai, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is the ultimate luxury retreat.

An exclusive low-rise resort in the desert surrounded by gently sloping dunes and natural desert landscape, Bab Al Shams offers guests a one of its kind traditional desert experience that is true to the culture and heritage of Dubai and the UAE.

With its literal translation from Arabic meaning ‘gateway to the sun’, Bab Al Shams is built in an Arabic fort setting in and around an oasis. Inside the walls, shaded courtyards, walkways and water features provide cool shelter and maintain the unique ambience and atmosphere.

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is located in the heart of the desert, adjacent to Dubai International Endurance City, yet is just a 40-minute drive from the city of Dubai and only 45 minutes from Dubai International Airport.

For those seeking a unique desert experience within easy reach of Dubai, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa presents the ideal destination. Offering the ultimate in comfort and entertainment, at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa your experience will be enhanced by history, splendor and magnificence.

SUPERIOR ROOM
 
Delightfully traditional rooms offer both authenticity and all modern comforts with an area of approximately 37 sqm with a choice of desert or courtyard view, located on the upper (second) floor.

In Room Facilities are High Speed Internet Connection, International Dial up Telephone, Coffee & Tea making facilities, Satellite TV & Radio, Mini Bar, Generous selection of Bathroom Amenities – Bloom & Dorothy Prentice, 24 hour In room dining, Wake Up Service, Hair Dryer, In Room private safe, Beautifully appointed Bathrooms with rain showers, Daily Room Servicing, Turn Down Service. Special Features – choice of desert or courtyard view, located on the upper (second) floor. 
Size: 33-37 square meters 
Special Features:
Choice of twin or king size beds, located on the upper (second) floor

Occupancy:
Maximum 2 adults, 1 child below 12 years old and 1 child up to 3 years old. If both children are above 3 and below 12 years old, additional room is required.

Transport:
Private transfers to and from Dubai International Airport or other locations within Dubai are available at a charge (please provide 24 hours notice).

Notes:
Complimentary Internet Access 

DELUXE ROOM 
 
Pleasantly traditional rooms with own private terrace or patio are located on the ground floor and are approximately 47 sq meters (505sq ft) in size. Some rooms have uninterrupted desert view, some are facing inwards towards landscaped gardens, the pool or the “Palm Grove”, which is a larger landscaped area within the resort.

In room facilities are high speed internet connection, international dial up telephone, coffee & tea making facilities, Satellite TV & radio, mini bar, generous selection of bathroom amenities, king or twin size bed, hair dryer, private safe, beautifully appointed bathrooms with rain showers. 
Size: 47 square meters 
Special Features:
King size bed, located on either the ground or upper floor. Some suites have access to Patio or Garden area. A separate Majlis seating area is adjacent to the bedroom.

Occupancy:
Maximum 2 adults, 1 child below 12 years old and 1 child up to 3 years old. If both children are above 3 and below 12 years old, an additional room is required.

Transport:
Private transfers to and from Dubai International Airport or other locations within Dubai are available at a charge (please provide 24 hours notice).

Notes: Complimentary Internet access 

JUNIOR SUITE
 
Relax in the privacy of your very own sun terrace, dine alfresco or entertain in the sitting/living area. Our traditional Junior Suites with own private balcony or patio offer both authenticity and all modern comforts with an area of approximately 70 sq meters. They are located on the ground or upper floor.

All suite guests enjoy complimentary breakfast. In room facilities are high speed internet connection, international dial up telephone, coffee & tea making facilities, Satellite TV & radio, mini bar, generous selection of bathroom amenities, hair dryer, private safe, beautifully appointed bathrooms with rain showers. A separate Majlis seating area is adjacent to the bedroom. 
Size: 50 square meters 
Special Features:
King size bed, located on either the ground or upper floor. Some suites have access to Patio or Garden area. A separate Majlis seating area is adjacent to the bedroom.

Occupancy:
Maximum 2 adults, 1 child below 12 years old and 1 child up to 3 years old. If both children are above 3 and below 12 years old, an additional room is required.

Transport:
Private transfers to and from Dubai International Airport or other locations within Dubai are available at a charge (please provide 24 hours notice).

Notes: Complimentary Internet access, Complimentary breakfast 

DELUXE SUITE
 
Whether you seek an intimate atmosphere for two or additional space for the family, the Deluxe Suite will exceed your expectations. The Deluxe One Bedroom Suite with own private balcony or patio offer both authenticity and all modern comforts with an area of approximately 60sq meters.

In room facilities are high speed internet connection, international dial up telephone, coffee & tea making facilities, Satellite TV & radio, mini bar, generous selection of bathroom amenities, hair dryer, private safe, beautifully appointed bathrooms with rain showers.

The suites are located on either the ground or upper floor with access to either a balcony or patio. Some suites have uninterrupted desert view, some are facing inwards towards landscaped gardens or the “Palm Grove”, which is a larger landscaped area within the resort. A large walk-in dressing room is connected to the bathroom with separate rain shower. The Suites offer a combined king bedded room with separate Majilis style lounge. All Suite guests enjoy complimentary breakfast. 
Size: 70 square meters 
Special Features:
Special Features: The suites are located on either the ground or upper floor with access to either a balcony or patio. The Suites offer a combined king bedded room with separate Majilis style lounge. All Suite guests enjoy complimentary breakfast.

Occupancy:
Maximum 2 adults, 1 child below 12 years old and 1 child up to 3 years old. If both children are above 3 and below 12 years old, an additional room is required.

Transport:
Private transfers to and from Dubai International Airport or other locations within Dubai are available at a charge (please provide 24 hours notice).

Notes: Complimentary Internet access, Complimentary breakfast 

ROYAL SUITE
 
Delightfully traditional suites with own private balcony or patio offer both authenticity and all modern comforts with an area of approximately 68-81 sq meters. Some feature a kitchenette. All Suite guests enjoy complimentary breakfast.

In Room Facilities are High Speed Internet Connection, International Dial up Telephone, Coffee & Tea making facilities, Satellite TV & Radio, Mini Bar, generous selection of Bathroom Amenities – Bloom & Dorothy Prentice, 24 hour In room dining, Wake Up Service, Hair Dryer, In Room private safe, Beautifully appointed Bathrooms with separate Bath and Shower, Guest WC, walk in dressing room, Daily Room Servicing, Turn Down Service.

Located on either the ground or upper floor with access to either a balcony or patio. Some suites have uninterrupted desert view, some are facing inwards towards landscaped gardens or the “Palm Grove”, which is a larger landscaped area within the resort. A separate Majilis seating area is adjacent to the bedroom. Interconnecting to a Deluxe Room on request. 
Size: 80 square meters 
Special Features:
Located on either the ground or upper floor with access to either a balcony or patio. A separate Majilis seating area is adjacent to the bedroom. Interconnecting to a Deluxe Room on request.

Occupancy:
Maximum 2 adults, 1 child below 12 years old and 1 child up to 3 years old. If both children are above 3 and below 12 years old, an additional room is required.

Transport:
Private transfers to and from Dubai International Airport or other locations within Dubai are available at a charge (please provide 24 hours notice).

Notes: Complimentary Internet access, Complimentary breakfast 

ACTIVITIES 
 
Escape, Stay & Play

As the gateway to the sun, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is renowned as a sanctuary of traditional Arabian comfort, peace and tranquility. We are also pleased to be able to offer you an endless range of activities to get your pulse racing; we call it leisure, activity and re-invigoration.

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is a renowned sanctuary of traditional Arabian comfort.

Escape to a space of opportunity, adventure and reflection with a stay at Bab Al Shams. Ride through the desert by camel, crossing the sandy dunes before unwinding beside one of our cooling infinity pools. Watch the sunset and the stars emerge on our roof terrace and experience just how unique a stay in the desert can be.

Escape to adventure and luxury in the heart of the Dubai desert.  For reservations or further information, please contact:
Bab Al Shams Sports & Leisure department on
 
Tel: +971 4 809 6167
BAS.Leisure@meydanhotels.com