Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Sails in the Desert

Perfectly positioned to make the most of the Australian outback, Sails in the Desert is just a 5-minute walk from the Uluru (Ayers Rock) lookout and is a great spot to take in the desert sunrise or sunset. The property features an outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court and a relaxing day spa.

Sails in the Desert is located at the gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Uluru is a 20-minute drive away, and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) is a 40-minute drive from the property. Ayers Rock Airport (Uluru, Connellan Airport) is an 8-minute drive from Sails in the Desert and free return transfers are available from this airport only.

The air-conditioned rooms have a mini-bar and tea and coffee making facilities. Each room has a private bathroom with bathrobes, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Some rooms also have a private balcony.

The property also features a bar and a range of dining options. The staff can assist you to organize a range of outback experiences including camel rides, scenic flights and dinner under the stars.

The decor at Sails in the Desert is inspired by Aboriginal culture, and the hotel features original Aboriginal artworks throughout the public areas and in the guest rooms. The onsite Mulgara Gallery also showcases an impressive range of Indigenous art.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Sails in the Desert has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 22, 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 (9.2)

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

Breakfast Info

Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Sails in the Desert

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Uluru/Ayers Rock
    4.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Ilkari Restaurant
    0 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park
    0.7 miles
Closest Airports
  • Ayers Rock Airport
    3.3 miles
1 Restaurant On Site

    Ilkari Restaurant

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Amenities of Sails in the Desert
Outdoors
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Tennis equipment
  • Playground
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • 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).
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off
  • Airport pickup
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Packed lunches
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Seasonal
  • Shallow end
Spa
  • Spa Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Sails in the Desert takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

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 16 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 10 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Diners Club American Express Sails in the Desert accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that there is a surcharge when you pay with a (Visa, Mastercard, American Express etc) credit card.

For updated COVID restriction to the destination, please visit https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/travel

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

FAQs about Sails in the Desert

  • Room options at Sails in the Desert include:

    • Double

  • Sails in the Desert has 1 restaurant:

    • Ilkari Restaurant

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

  • Sails in the Desert offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Playground
    • Tennis court
    • Tennis equipment

  • Guests staying at Sails in the Desert can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Sails in the Desert is 4.3 miles from the center of Ayers Rock.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Sails in the Desert (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Free parking

  • Check-in at Sails in the Desert is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at Sails in the Desert may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.