About the hotel
Al Maha is a sanctuary for man and beast alike, its private nature reserve rekindling the surprising life of the desert. Knowledgeable field guides will seek rheem gazelle, scimitar-horned oryx, Arabian oryx, and rare Arabian fox with you on a safari, either on foot or in the comfort of an air-conditioned four-wheel-drive vehicle. Daily camel trekking, horseback riding, and falconry demonstrations.
A world-class sanctuary of health and well-being * Signature treatments featuring the exclusive??Timeless range of products??made from Arabic dates and frankincense * Single or double massage rooms * Hydrotherapy and Rasool rooms offering privacy, comfort and peace * State-of-the-art ''Life Fitness'' equipment for body sculpting * Sauna * Steam room * Indoor jacuzzi * Ice-cold plunge pool * Specialist cuisine to awaken the senses * Indigenous flora and water features and panoramic views of the desert and mountains
It is truly an extraordinary resort and it provides the experienced traveler with a unique experience of the desert, the heritage of the region, and traditional activities of the Bedu. Each suite has its own private swimming pool and is complemented by those rare commodities in today''s world - total sanctuary, peace, and tranquility. SD 07.08 Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa is set in 225 square kilometres of pristine desert landscape just 45 minutes from the cosmopolitan city of??Dubai on the Dubai to Al Ain highway. It represents nearly??five per cent of??Dubai''s land area and is the largest piece of land ever dedicated to a single project in??Dubai. An oasis of luxury and enchantment, Al Maha lies within an award-winning conservation area where desert wildlife abounds. It''s also the only resort within the area where visitors can experience the true beauty and majesty of the desert and observe the indigenous wildlife.
Restaurant: The finest international chefs ensure guests enjoy the very highest culinary standards, wherever they choose to dine - from the relaxed informality of Al Diwaan restaurant and its alfresco veranda, to the intimacy of a romantic meal on the private deck of a guest suite.??
With a variety of options from the Middle East and Mediterranean, and with special theme menus featuring Indian, Sri Lankan and Japanese dishes, Al Maha''s cuisine is exotic and enticing.
An authentically-styled Bedouin encampment deep in the??Al Maha reserve is the venue for our Dune Dinners, which offers a feast of traditional dishes, including Middle Eastern Mezze, Saloona Samak (a traditional seafood soup) and Umm Ali dessert. Live cooking over charcoal fires offers up a host of other delectable options. Arabic music, Arabic coffee, Moroccan sweet mint tea and shisha pipes complete a truly memorable?? experience.
Exterior: Each one of the suites is designed with to offer the guest the utmost privacy but being individually separated from it''s neighbour and with its Arabic canapes helps the resort blend in majestically with the surrounding desert.
Lobby: The lobby is small and is more of a reception area to welcome guests on their arrival to the resort.
Rooms: 37 individual Bedouin Suites * 75 square metres * Private??
temperature-controlled??pool (7.5 metres X 6.5 metres), surrounded by a wooden deck * Handcrafted furnishings, antiques and artefacts * Custom-made super king-size bed * Spacious bathroom featuring a walk-in shower, king-size bath, a ''his and hers'' vanity area * Bvlgari amenities * Minibar * Complimentary water, tea and coffee making facilities * Satellite TV, DVD, data ports * Bluetooth * In-room safe