The Liwa Desert outside Abu Dhabi is home to Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, a haven of rejuvenation amidst the timeless dunes. In this desert oasis, Bedouin culture and contemporary elegance are blended to illustrate the royal past of the region in a captivating, modern environment.

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At once rustic and opulent, the variety of accommodations at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara reflect the surrounding region with natural hues and native Middle East fabrics, plus a hint of glamor in the jewel-studded chandeliers. Luxuriate before endless views of the silent dunes on the private terraces of Deluxe Garden and Balcony rooms, or enjoy the combination of indoor and outdoor living with seating and dining areas on a generous covered terrace in the Deluxe Terrace rooms. For the ultimate in isolation opt for an expansive villa, offered with one, two, or three bedrooms and a completely private pool with a view. All accommodations include the convenience of complimentary wireless Internet, the comfort of air conditioning, and an ample rain shower and separate tub in each en suite bathroom.

The resort’s main areas and restaurants afford a spectacular view over the valley. From Middle Eastern standards to the best of European cuisine, the three dining options satisfy tastes of all sorts. Escape from the heat of the day in the plush library, stocked with books and media that delve into the history of the desert, or embrace the sun at the massive free-form swimming pool. Serenity and relaxation await at the Anantara Spa, with a variety of massage and beauty treatments blending Thai techniques and regional ingredients. Six lavish treatment rooms are all centered around a traditional Hammam housing steam rooms and Jacuzzis. The fitness center includes a yoga room and state-of-the-art machines, and the floodlit tennis court offers a place to serve up some practice day or night.

Whether enjoying the resort’s amenities or setting out to discover the enchanting desert, limitless activities are available at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara. Explore Bedouin-style from the back of a camel with local guides who have grown up among the dunes. Hiking, mountain biking, and dune bashing in offroad desert vehicles are also possible. Archery and falconry are two of the Liwa’s most celebrated traditions, and guests have a chance to experience these sports themselves. The multi-room Kid’s Club is perfect for young children and teens alike, with plenty of enriching activities, games, and movies to keep them occupied.

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