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Set among the dunes around Dubai, this 5-star luxury resort features an infinity pool overlooking the desert. The Satori spa offers a range of treatments, including rejuvenating massages.

The Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai is built in the style of a traditional Arabic fort. Courtyards with fountains, gardens and stone alleyways pave the way for appointed guest rooms, designed in an Arabic style.

Guests can explore the surrounding desert by jeep, horse or camel. Other on-site activities offered are archery, falconry and croquet. Young guests can enjoy the facilities of Sinbad's Kids Club or the shaded children's pool.

Bab Al Shams features 4 restaurants serving traditional and international cuisine. The open-air Al Hadheerah Desert Restaurant offers diners an Arabian experience.

The Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai is located about 45 minutes from Dubai International Airport and Dubai city center.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 19, 2010

ATM & Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Halal, American, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Activities:

Fitness center

Spa

Playground


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4 reasons to choose Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai

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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Qudra Lake
    1.8 miles
  • Al Qudra Cycle Path
    7.5 miles
  • Dubai Expo 2020
    11.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Al Hadheerah Restaurant
    0.6 miles
  • Restaurant Last Exit Al Qudra
    8.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Al Qudra Lake
    6.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Al Maktoum International Airport
    6.2 miles
  • Dubai International Airport
    31 miles
  • Sharjah International Airport
    39.3 miles
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7 Restaurants On Site

    Al Forsan

    Food: International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch

    Masala

    Food: Indian

    Open for: Dinner

    Le Dune - Temporarily Closed

    Food: Italian

    Al Sarab Lounge

    Food: Middle Eastern

    Open for: Dinner, Cocktail hour

    Ya Hala Lounge Bar

    Food: International

    Open for: High tea, Cocktail hour

    Al Hadheerah

    Food: Middle Eastern

    Open for: Dinner

    Pool Bar

    Food: International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Cocktail hour

Resort Facilities at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai Great facilities! Review score, 8.9
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Archery Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment Additional charge
  • Kids' club
  • Horseback riding Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Playground
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
3 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoor
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
Pool 2 – outdoor (kids)
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • Suitable for kids
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
Pool 3 – outdoor
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool bar
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool with view
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Turkish/Steam Bath
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Filipino
  • Chinese
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House rules Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
3+ years
Extra bed by request
AED 160 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that it is mandatory that all guests physically present an original Passport or Emirates ID upon check-in.

The half-board rate is valid for 1 or 2 adults. An additional charge will apply at the hotel for extra person and children. Special brunch is not included in the half-board rate. A meal upgrade is available with an additional charge to be paid at the venue.

Half-board meal (dinner) will be served in Al Hadheerah Desert Restaurant (Mainly Arabic cuisines) and will be subject to relocation in case of any private events in the venue. Any special dinner arrangement is not included in the half-board package. A meal upgrade is available with an additional charge to be paid at the venue.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai

  • Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai is 26.1 miles from the center of Dubai.

  • Guests staying at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Halal
    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Cycling
    • Playground
    • Kids' club
    • Evening entertainment
    • Facial treatments
    • Walking tours
    • Horseback riding
    • Personal trainer
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Happy hour
    • Beauty services
    • Locker rooms
    • Steam room
    • Archery
    • Fitness
    • Bike tours
    • Spa facilities
    • Live music/Performance
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area

  • Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai has 7 restaurants:

    • Masala
    • Al Sarab Lounge
    • Pool Bar
    • Le Dune - Temporarily Closed
    • Al Hadheerah
    • Al Forsan
    • Ya Hala Lounge Bar

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai by:

    • Car 40min

  • Check-in at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai include:

    • Triple
    • Suite
    • Twin
    • Twin/Double
    • Double