There’s no better way to take advantage of the cooler temperatures than with a night in the desert. Take part in activities from dune bashing and quad biking, to hiking and sandboarding. End the day with a delicious meal by the fire. Hotels.com™ has chosen a selection of hotels, close to some of the most entertaining desert experiences.
Standard Safari Desert, KSA
Take a trip to the desert 40 minutes from Jeddah for a desert safari experience through the golden sands. Visit a Bedouin-style camp in the sands while sipping on Arabian tea and coffee before taking part in sandboarding, hiking, quad biking, volleyball, and enjoy the warmth of the surrounding campfire. Relax and rejuvenate at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Al Salam filled with modern décor and a soothing ambience. This first-class hotel provides an outdoor pool along with spa services to ensure guests are relaxed and de stressed.
Desert in Riyadh Outskirts, KSA
This stunning resort and spa is setting new standards of luxury with 162 well-appointed guestrooms, each elegantly designed with touches of Arabian heritage. Take a short trip from Al Faisaliah Resorts & Spa to the outskirts of Riyadh to sandboard or enjoy an adventurous ride on a dune buggy along the red sand dunes near Lake Kharrarah. After a day in the desert, revitalize at Al Faisaliah Resorts & Spa with a therapeutic massage at the exquisite spa, or take a dip in the infinity edge pool.
Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, UAE
Enjoy a spectacular experience at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve in the great outdoors. Pitch a traditionally-designed tent before tucking into a mouth-watering barbeque dinner as you enjoy some belly dancing entertainment. Enjoy a stay at Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights conveniently located close to Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Nestled in between old and new Dubai, it is a fusion of traditional culture and modern design influence. With gorgeous views of the city skyline and Dubai Creek, this five-star hotel has 436 generously sized rooms including 75 suites to give guests the ultimate comfort after a day exploring the city’s attractions.
Liwa Desert, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Take a drive across the Liwa Desert or enjoy a walk amongst the breath-taking sand dunes where adventure seekers can enjoy horse and camel rides through the sand. Experience dune bashing in Abu Dhabi while staying at the stunning Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort, not far from the desert. Found in the world’s largest sand desert on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi, this five-star hotel oasis houses 205 spacious rooms complemented by gorgeous views of the desert valley. Dine in the desert or by the pool for a unique gastronomic experience.
Desert in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
For a night of thrill and adventure, guests can take a trip down to the desert in Ras Al Khaimah to immerse themselves in activities ranging from a safari dinner at the Bedouin Oasis Camp to dune bashing through the golden sands. Located on the immaculate sands of Marjan Island close to this desert adventure, guests can stay at Rixos Bab Al Bahr to enjoy an all-inclusive experience and indulge in a range of restaurants with no additional cost as they take in the stunning views from the private beach. With a diverse choice of entertainment, adults can enjoy the nightlife while kids have fun with recreational activities at the kids club.