Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara Abu Dhabi
Location: 1 Qasr Al Sarab Road, 90 minutes from the capital of the United Arab Emirates (Show the Map)
Experience unparalleled luxury and comfort amid the mystic desert charm of Abu Dhabi’s Empty Quarter. Ride on a camel over sun soaked dunes as this foreboding landscape unwinds eternally in front of you. Soak in the freeform swimming pool while desert wildlife grazes in the shade below. Be inspired by glorious Arabian décor that channels one of the world’s most ancient and revered cultures.
Located in the legendary Liwa Desert, one of the largest uninterrupted sand deserts in the world, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara embraces the epic adventures of this evocative landscape by providing a luxury oasis for discerning travellers. Recline by the plunge pool outside your own private villa, or stretch out on a sumptuous day bed surrounded by rich Middle Eastern fabrics and local artefacts. Every room, villa and suite is considered to be some of the finest abodes among luxury Abu Dhabi resorts and features desert views, blending our rich interiors with the landscape.
Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara distinguishes itself from other Abu Dhabi hotels bringing its guests the quintessential Abu Dhabi luxury resort experience with leisure facilities to please the most demanding of tastes. A sanctuary of wellbeing that draws on an array of ancient cultures at Anantara Spa. A choice of four dining venues that offer the greatest Middle Eastern cuisine and fine gastronomic experiences from across the globe. Tailor-make your ultimate luxury holiday from our range of other facilities including fitness centre, tennis court, swimming pool, kids club, business centre and library.
• Rooms – Earthy hues, indigenous fabrics, jewel-embedded silver and
bronze chandeliers that create warm silhouettes against gilded mosaics.
All deluxe rooms feature a rain shower, oversized bathtub,
complimentary Wi-Fi, with a choice of king-sized or twin beds.
• Suites – One-bedroom suites boast spacious dimensions mirroring the expansive rugged surrounds. Stunning desert views are complemented by rich details gleaming against the desert sun, such as handcrafted wooden tea chests that shimmer with gold leaf and bronze carvings.
• Villas – Separated from the main building, each villa offers a private entrance with desert stars illuminating the pathway to the villa’s floor-to-ceiling, wood-framed door. Featuring the luxury of a butler, each villa is the ultimate in decadence with a private pool and sundeck. Two-bedroom villas comprise one king and one twin bedroom, while three-bedroom villas offer two king-sized bedrooms plus a third twin.
Dining and Entertainment
Al Waha - ‘The oasis’, an all-day dining haven of gastronomic delights. A tantalising buffet with live cooking stations showcases Middle Eastern and international cuisine, with a touch of traditional Emirati flair. The authentic flavours of this restaurant are further brought to life by selected theme nights featuring local performance artists.
Suhail - ‘Suhail’, a star that Bedouins of old used to navigate
through the desert. Sample the finest cuts of meat and the freshest
seafood flown in from all over the world at this rooftop lounge
and grill. Guests can enjoy a tranquil atmosphere and sweeping views of the wadi below in cosy armchairs or in air-conditioned comfort indoors. This connoisseur venue can also be set up for
private dining, exclusively for unique degustation dinners.
Ghadeer - Offering icy treats to help you stay cool at this poolside lounge as well as popular grilled sandwiches and light meals on an adjoining terrace for casual outdoor dining. By night, the restaurant transforms into a romantic retreat, serving ethnic Mediterranean cuisine with influences from Greece, Spain, Italy and Portugal. The restaurant’s breathtaking island setting is accessible via bridges from the main guest areas, with flame torches illuminating your evening.
Al Liwan - ‘A gathering place’ in the lobby, a traditional setting with Middle Eastern artifacts. Traditional Arabian coffee, mint teas, Arabic pastries and dates from Liwa offer distinctly authentic treats, while sweeping vistas of the shifting sand dunes and landscaped
gardens create an inspiring atmosphere.
Dine by Design - Dine by Design is the ultimate customisation of your individual dining experience. Enjoy a romantic signature dinner amidst the golden sand dunes or indulge in a tantalising culinary treat while watching the sunset from your private terrace or any location you desire. Your imagination only sets the limits.
Facilities and Services
Enjoy building team spirit in an unforgettable location. Our meeting spaces are ideal for holding get-togethers and team-building exercises, accommodating up to 250 people. State-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, alongside a host of associated support services and facilities, create perfect conditions for conducting business. Combine work and play with our world-class leisure activities, as you strengthen boardroom relations in the inspiring setting of our desert playground.
Natural tranquillity within an enclave of traditional Arabic design, Anantara Spa offers an idyllic range of rejuvenating body treatments including Thai massage, aromatherapy and lavish body scrubs using the finest indigenous ingredients. Rich facial treatments using renowned Elemis products are available along with deluxe OPI manicures and pedicures. Special facilities include a Vichy shower and a Moroccan hammam with double-heated marble beds, jacuzzis, steam rooms and water fountains alongside an invigorating ice room.
Recreation & Leisure
• Free-form swimming pool
• Fitness centre, including a kinesis wall, yoga and aerobics studio, weights and cardio room
• Kid’s Club
Camel Trekking – Traverse the Empty Quarter by camel-back, reminiscent of the ancient Bedouin days. Descend the grand dunes and vast sand valleys like the Emirate forefathers, as you tour a rugged landscape brimming with legendary tales.
Desert Excursions – Explore the ancient towering dunes with the ease of a desert drive, while studying the varied fauna that inhabits the Empty Quarter.
Archery – Archery is a long-cherished Arabian tradition, and at Qasr Al Sarab by Anantara we offer training and equipment for beginners and sporting enthusiasts to practice under expert guidance.
Desert Walks – The rugged landscape of the Empty Quarter surrounds Qasr Al Sarab by Anantara, with the walking trails from the resort offering by far the best way to explore the Empty Quarter’s surreal beauty up close.
WiFi Internet Access is available in the hotel rooms free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site to all guest (reservation is not needed, subject to availability).
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Checkin: 14:00 hours
Checkout: 12:00 hours
Please be aware that due to UAE local law you are required to present your ID (GCC ID, UAE Identity Card or Passport) at the time of check-in.
Pets are not allowed.
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