Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

  • 50Km from Dubai (DXB) Airport
  • 50Km to beach
  • 45Km to town centre
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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The 5-star Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa provides a unique desert experience, nestling in the Dunes of Dubai, UAE, built in an Arabic fort setting in and around an oasis. The ... Continue reading

The 5-star Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa provides a unique desert experience, nestling in the Dunes of Dubai, UAE, built in an Arabic fort setting in and around an oasis. The Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa has 3 sparkling pools, a natural canal, a rustic heritage village, a palm glove and tropical gardens and present a choice of 113 elegant rooms and suites in varying size and design. Business and leisure visitors can enjoy superb business facilities, great dining options, sparkling pools and Spa facilities and access to external sports activities and thrilling excursions. Book into the terrific Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa and immerse yourself in Arabic culture and hospitality.


  • 2 infinity swimming pools Sun terraces & garden areas Loungers & parasols Satori Spa offers fragranced steam room Sauna Shower facilities Outdoor yoga area Relaxation areas and variety of massage & therapy treatments Well-equipped gymnasium Jeep desert safari (charge) Complimentary sunset camel rides Falconry Horse riding Archery centre Personal training sessions and lawn games which include table tennis Mini golf and croquet, and sunset yoga (2nd Saturday each month)


  • Children's pool Kid's Club (2-12 years) Playground & activity room Movies & PlayStation games Children's birthday party events* Babysitting service (charge)


Al Forsan restaurant offers a la carte breakfast, lunch & dinner of international cuisine, Masala Indian cuisine restaurant, Le Dune Pizzeria Italian restaurant, Al Shurouq rooftop lounge with desert views, Sarab rooftop lounge offers Shisha etc., Ya Hala bar offers light snacks & afternoon tea etc., Pool bar; Indian curry lunch every Saturday, Arabian cuisine, music shows and Arabian-style entertainment at Al Hadheerah venue (300m away).


Room facilities

Guest rooms and suites consist of Superior and Deluxe rooms and Junior, Deluxe and Royal suites which have a tasteful decor of warm pastel hues, rich deep fabrics and drapes, flamboyant decorative touches, natural stone, dark wood and Arabian glasswork, and modern amenities for your comfort; features include a choice of desert or courtyard view, private furnished patio or terrace, beautifully appointed bathroom with rain shower & hair dryer, generous selection of bathroom amenities – Bloom & Dorothy Prentice, high speed internet connection, international dial-up telephone, satellite TV & radio, mini bar, coffee & tea making facilities, wake-up service, and private safe. Suites of greater size enjoy extra living/sleeping space and amenities.

Other Information

The resort is located adjacent to Dubai International Endurance City and 40 minutes from Dubai City.

se note: A local charge will be collected from the client upon check in with a maximum of DRHMS 20.00 per room per night.

 Please note: Rates are valid for all markets except Gulf ME and local residents.

24 hour Reception Service, housekeeping, 24 hour room service, complimentary high-speed internet access, a range of banqueting and meeting space with professional organisation and A/V equipment available (indoor & outdoor venues) which caters for corporate, celebratory events including weddings etc., for larger functions, the neighbouring Dubai International Endurance City can cater for up to 5,000 guests, with two media centres, 14 meeting rooms, two dining areas, five VIP majlises and a large outdoor function area.

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa in Dubai. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa in easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: English,
Currency: United Arab Emirates Dirham (AED)

This week's weather forecast

35°C Low 27°C
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