Amid stretches of desert sand in tranquil Wadi Khadeja, a 45-minute drive from Dubai International airport and 20 minutes from bustling Ras Al Khaimah, the peaceful oasis that is Banyan Tree Al Wadi awaits. A sanctuary surrounded by evergreen ghaf trees, it is the first desert resort in the United Arab Emirates to offer all-pool villas, where guests may experience magical Arabian nights
The resort features an Asian-inspired hydrotherapy spa, a private beach club, and a dedicated nature reserve within the resort grounds, all located just 20 minutes' drive from an 18-hole championship golf course.
Banyan Tree Al Wadi boasts 70 Pool villas and 31 Tented Pool villas, all affording a tranquil view of the desert oasis for quiet contemplation, while the external area of each villa features a private pool enveloped by verdant gardens. The Tented Pool villas also feature a dedicated spa treatment room, and an outdoor shower amid lush surrounds.
Al Waha restaurant serves popular Arabic fare from early morning until midnight, while at Saffron, Thai cuisine and Asian specialities are served overlooking the nature reserve's watering hole. Then, for a complete desert experience, dine under the stars of the Arabian sky as you sit around a campfire set atop vast sand dunes.
Please call 020 3813 2966 for more information or to make a booking.