Hotel of the day: Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort
in Jurayrah (United Arab Emirates)
Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort
Serenely set within the Liwa Desert, this secluded retreat with stylish desert castle décor offers a breathtaking panorama.
It also features an outdoor pool, spa and a gym.
Qasr Al Sarab’s accommodation features luxury fibres and earthy hues.
All rooms have sliding glass doors opening to a terrace with desert views.
They offer a deep soaking bath, rain shower and a pillow menu.
The hotel’s Desert Excursion Centre organises camel treks, dune bashing and desert walks.
The Anantara Qasr Al Sarab also offers a tennis court and a kid’s club for younger guests.Added activities include horse riding, archery and mountain biking, After a day of desert exploration, the outdoor pool surrounded with sun loungers and palm trees offers refreshment.
Alternatively, guests can enjoy a relaxing massage at the Anantara Spa or try the authentic hammam.
Anantara’s Al Waha restaurant serves fine Arabic cuisine, while food at the Suhail is French inspired.
Light meals are served at Ghadeer restaurant, featuring an island setting accessible via bridges.
This desert resort is a 2-hour drive from Abu Dhabi and offers free parking and free Wi-Fi.