Sails in the Desert
Yulara Drive, Yulara, 0872 Ayers Rock, Australia – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.4/10! (score from 335 reviews)
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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 9.4 for a two-person trip.
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- Is it a king size bed?Our hotel offers either 1x King bed or 2x Queen bedsAnswered on 19 January 2020
- Are you able to provide 2 queen beds instead of a double?You are able to request 2 queen beds OR 1 king bed depending on your preference. Please ensure you specify your request at the time of booking.Answered on 27 August 2020
Open for: Breakfast, Dinner
- Private Bathroom
- Tennis equipment
- Tennis court
- Kids' meals
- Snack bar
- Breakfast in the room
- ATM on site
- Baggage storage
- Tour desk
- Currency exchange
- 24-hour front desk
- Babysitting/Child servicesAdditional charge
- Ironing serviceAdditional charge
- LaundryAdditional charge
- Fax/PhotocopyingAdditional charge
- Meeting/Banquet facilitiesAdditional charge
- Shuttle service
- Air conditioning
- Smoke-free property
- Packed lunches
- Hair/Beauty salon
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Airport shuttle
- Non-smoking rooms
- Room service
- Shallow end
- SpaAdditional charge
From 3:00 PM
Until 10:00 AM
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
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
Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.
No age restriction
There's no age requirement for check-in
Pets are not allowed.
When booking more than 10 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Sails in the Desert accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
The fine print
For updated COVID restriction to the destination, please visit https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/travel.
We do not accept cash as method of payment in the resort, only accepted at IGA Supermarket & Shell Service Station.
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).
Swimming pool #1: Closed from Fri, Jan 28, 2022 until Mon, Mar 07, 2022
FAQs about Sails in the Desert
Guests staying at Sails in the Desert can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.8).
Breakfast option(s) include:
Sails in the Desert offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Tennis court
- Tennis equipment
- Swimming pool
Sails in the Desert is 4.3 miles from the center of Ayers Rock.
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.
Check-in at Sails in the Desert is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.
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.
Room options at Sails in the Desert include: