IN PARTNERSHIP: Living in a metropolitan city can be all-consuming—if you’re looking for a quick staycation to unwind and recharge, look no further as we’ve found the most ideal place for you to relax.

Away from the hustle bustle—Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa is situated in the centre of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Wrapped within the beauty of the golden sands, you may even spot the Arabian Oryx and gazelles, owing to the resort’s tireless sustainability initiatives and attempts at preseving the precious wildlife.

Al Maha

Local area

While enjoying the panoramic view of the Arabian Desert, you can take your relaxation experience to a whole new level by indulging in their wide selection of therapeutic, deep tissue and body massages. The soothing spa package, elevated with the secret aromatherapy traditions of the Middle East and South East Asia are priced at AED 4,750. Taking the holistic approach, allow your body, mind and soul to enter a state of tranquility. Further punctuate your stay at the Al Maha Desert Resort by indulging in a gastronomical experience for breakfast, lunch and dinner at their signature restaurant, Al Diwaan. If privacy is of utmost importance to you, the tranquil location also offers you secluded suites with private temperature-controlled pool, providing exclusivity of the highest order.

Al Maha

Pool Deck Dining

If you’re on a time crunch and cannot spend the night at this divine property, the Al Maha resort also offers you a day-deal inclusive all of the relaxing and adventurous experiences, depending on your preference. Not in the mood to drive? Priced at AED 1,150, the resorts also offers a 12-hour special transportation facility from/to Dubai in resorts’ 4X4.

Al Maha

Wildlife drive

All in a day’s time, you can participate in the luxury haven’s most popular desert activities featuring 45-minute wildlife, a lesson in the Bedouin inspired sport – archery and camel trekking during the golden hour with the breathtaking dunes in the backdrop. If you’re looking for a peaceful daycation, the resort also offers Spa Indulgence Day Package priced at AED 900 inclusive of selected spa treatments that will allow you to rejuvenate your sense with spa treatment and 3-course lunch at Al Diwaan, with both indoors or al fresco dining at the veranda options available.

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