- Nestled in the heart of the Arabian Desert, this stunning sanctuary boasts a design based on a traditional Bedouin village, combining timeless, locally-sourced details with the ultimate in five-star luxury.
- Inspired by classical dwellings, the boutique resort’s 103 guest rooms & villas feature local details, traditional artwork, & Arabesque accessories, alongside a range of dining destinations showcasing the dunes to panoramic perfection.
- The hotel also boasts six restaurants and bars, offering an important range of choice given the remote location.
- A charming central square is surrounded by gourmet restaurants, bustling bars & an elegant infinity pool, flanked by palm trees and plush day beds.
- We invite you to step away from it all into an exclusive natural environment, with the space to reconnect and the freedom to lose yourself.
- Sublime Spa with 13 treatment rooms, relaxation areas, saunas, steam rooms, plunge pools, salt rooms, snow caves, a traditional Turkish hammam, and a unique IceLab Cryo experience to complete your rejuvenation journey.
- For an authentic Bedouin experience, take a buggy to the heart of the resort, Al Mabeet Desert Camp, and unwind & dine amongst majestic sand dunes. This unforgettable locale combines the spirit of nomadic life with impeccable hospitality and the sounds of live entertainment, inspired by Emirati traditions.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits may be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
Join us for a unique exploration of the desert as we take you through a journey of traditions and techniques inspired by the Emirati passion for horse riding. Ride through the sand dunes, be dazzled by the sunrise, explore the night sky on horseback or even combine your equestrian experience with Bedouin falconry.
The wetlands are a calm and peaceful nature reserve and a home to 4000 greater flamingo’s. On this guided tour you will gain insight into the local ecosystem, the inhabitants of the reserve, bird migration and plant life including their medicinal uses by Bedouin tribes.
This tour explores the heritage of camel racing in the Middle East which is also the national sport of the UAE and stems back to the 7th century. For a unique experience, you can watch how the camels are trained at Al Wathba’s camel race track. Learn about the camel’s desert adaptations, the development of camel jockey’s from humans to robots, training regimes plus much more.
Explore the desert from a new perspective during this nocturnal animal hike.This is a unique experience for adventure junkies to discover the activities of the nocturnal creatures when the sun goes down. You will explore the nocturnal animals hidden in the surrounding dunes and hunt the scorpions with a special infra-red torch making them glow in the dark.
One of Abu Dhabi’s oldest yet most popular malls, located along the breakwater of Corniche beach. From high street stores and high-end luxury boutiques, to fitness classes and a movie theatre, there’s something for everyone here.
Discover the rich history of the national bird of the UAE. With the private falcon show you can interact and even witness how the talented Falconers train these magnificent birds of prey.
Enjoy a ride around the special fossil desert formation. Your fatbike has very wide tires to float over the dunes as your leader guides you around the stony desert and mild dunes.
You will learn to identify animal tracks found around the resort and discover the local wildlife, beetles and sand foxes, that inhabit Al Wathba and surrounding dunes, experience ride amongst butterflies, grasshoppers and Arabian lizards..
Deep within the desert landscape lies Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Abu Dhabi – an intimate retreat suffused with natural beauty and serene tranquility. With a distinct Spa as the hallmark of the hotel experience, guests can rebalance their equilibrium and embark on an individual wellness journey. Inspired by classical dwellings, the boutique resort’s 103 guest rooms and villas feature timeless local details, traditional artwork, and Arabesque accessories, alongside a range of dining destinations showcasing the dunes to panoramic perfection. Step away from it all into an exclusive natural environment, with the space to reconnect and the freedom to lose yourself. The resort draws inspiration from a historic desert village, and features courtyards and walkways, along with water features and pools inspired by the natural falaj (water channel for irrigation).
The Arabian-style property sprawls over 22,000m2 of desert and comprises a spa, villas with private pools, Arabian-style rooms, a 1,000m2 pool, and six restaurants & bars. The cuisine is inspired by Arabian flavours, Italy & the Mediterranean. Poolside dining can be enjoyed at Panache, while remote desert camp Al Mabeet has been inspired by Bedouin traditions and offers a traditional desert dining experience. A rooftop bar is also on the premises. The resort’s pool stretches out into the desert and expands into inlets & coves, including a pool bar with in-water seating. The Spa offers 13 luxury treatment rooms & private terraces, along with Turkish hammams, snow caves, hot & cold plunge pools and crystal salt & cryo therapy rooms. Adventure seekers can enjoy fat-biking through the dunes, desert treks, falcon shows every evening, archery and destination dining experiences.
The hotel has a total of 103 rooms, suites and villas, the 80 Arabian Deluxe King and Twin Rooms, 6 One Bedroom Suites, 4 Two Bedroom Suites, 6 One Bedroom Villas, 6 Two Bedroom Villa and 1 Royal Three Bedroom Villa. The Arabian Deluxe King and Twin Rooms showcase serene views of the sweeping desert landscape. Rooms are decorated in neutral tones, featuring homely local details, classical artwork, and Arabesque accessories. The spacious bathroom includes a separate rain shower, free standing bath, and twin, his and hers wash basins. For ultimate luxury select the 1 Royal Three Bedroom Villa. Elevate your Abu Dhabi escape to an unprecedented level with the Royal Three Bedroom Villa, including a large master bedroom, two additional bedrooms, and four generously-sized bathrooms. Indulge in the lavish 360sqm space, complete with a separate dining room, living room, and fully-equipped kitchen, and recline on the private patio with its own plunge pool overlooking the desert.
Arabian Deluxe Room
Unwind from your travels in the comfort of your Arabian Deluxe Room and enjoy the luxurious facilities inspired by the local traditions. The rooms boasts the latest in technology and unparalled facilities along with panoramic views of the Arabian Desert.
Arabian Desert View Room
Our luxurious 45 square metre Arabian Deluxe Rooms showcase serene views of the sweeping desert landscape. Inspired by historic wood and sand dwellings, the rooms are decorated in neutral tones, featuring homely local details, classical artwork, and Arabesque accessories. The spacious bathroom includes a separate rain shower, free standing bath, and twin wash basins. When you are ready to explore, let the children enjoy hours of fun at Sinbad’s Kids Club, while you embark on a wellness journey at Talise Spa. Honouring age-old traditions, yet timeless in our quest for comfort, every need is catered for at Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa.
One Bedroom Pool Villa
Book the One Bedroom Pool Villa and feel completely at home in this indulgent desert sanctuary. Each of our 125 square metre villas come with a private plunge pool, where you can relax and refresh on a secluded patio surrounded by an expanse of undulating dunes.The sumptuous interiors come with a separate dining room, living room, and kitchen, where the cream colour scheme, caramel furnishings, and Arabesque accents create an effortlessly elegant appeal. The spacious bathroom comes with a rain shower, free standing bath, twin wash basins, and premium toiletries to cater to all your indulgence.
One Bedroom Suite
Enjoy the comfort of the One Bedroom Suite as you unwind with family and friends. Share and relive the traditions of Emirati hospitality in the spacious and luxuriously appointed room with its own living room, dining area, walk-in closets and panoramic views of the Arabian Desert from your private balcony.
Two Bedroom Suite
Enjoy added comfort in our Two Bedroom Suite, from breath-taking vistas and 230 square metres of space to unwind. The majestic dunes blend seamlessly with the understated interiors, decorated in neutral tones and showcasing the local culture through Middle Eastern artwork and hand-picked accessories. Socialise or relax in the separate living/dining area and pamper yourself in the large bathrooms, featuring a separate rain shower, free standing bath, and twin wash basins. Children receive complimentary access to Sinbad’s Kids Club. Allow our expert therapists at Talise Spa to welcome you to an exotic spa experience
Two Bedroom Pool Villa
Share the sublime setting of Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa with family or friends in the decadent surroundings of our Two Bedroom Villa. Set across 250 square metres, the chic cream interiors create harmony with the desert landscape and every villa has a private plunge pool, where you can relax and enjoy the panoramic views.The luxurious accommodation benefits from a separate dining room, living room, and kitchen, and every indulgence is catered for in the spacious bathroom, with a separate rain shower, free standing bath, twin wash basins, and premium toiletries.
Al Wathba Desert Resort and Spa Abu Dhabi excels with its six dining options. Bait Al Hanine is the hotels bright and stylish all-day dining restaurant, Terra Secca offers guests signature Italian cuisine in its sophisticated Trattoria, with exceptional food, impeccable service, and enchanting desert views, Panache a restaurant and pool bar, combines Arabic favourites, healthy dishes and fashionable beverages, Hayaakom, an intimate lobby lounge offers a welcoming space serving light fare, Arabic inspired mocktails, and fresh coffee, Al Mesayan, an extraordinary rooftop bar, and the highlight, Al Mabeet Desert Camp, a contemporary homage to Bedouin culture and an unparalleled space to unwind and dine amongst the dunes.
The magic of the desert comes to life at Al Mesayan Bar, a rooftop bar on the first floor overlooking the infinite Arabian Desert, where sunsets are simply breathtaking. Outdoors, there are comfortable sofas tucked in intimate corners, embellished with rich Arabian design and dimmed lanterns surround the space. Indoors is a cool marquee with table seating that opens up to great views. Vistas of the sunset cannot be missed, and star gazing will leave guests in awe.
The true life of the resort, Panache is responsible for the refreshing and soothing energy that comes from a 1000 square feet pool, expanding into intimate inlets, coves, and a dreamy pool barstools made out of shiny green tiles are submerged for the guests to sit at the in-the-water bar. The team, serves classic cocktails for guests to sip on, as well as enticing fun additions including the refreshing frozen vogue, which is set to become a favourite. Peaceful and blissful, lunch at Panache is in line with dessert setting. The menu is a combination of Arabic comfort food and well-balanced dishes by Jumeirah’s Chef Gabi, an expert in nutrition and health. The a la carte menu also features a selection cold-press juices for guests to refresh and refuel as they take in the sun.
Hayaakom is the lobby lounge at Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa. Meaning ‘welcome’ in Arabic, Hayaakom sets guests up for a great arrival the resort, one that is just like the entry hall of an intimate yet luxurious family desert house.Traditionally Bedouin, understated and with décor reminiscent of the inviting and grand homes found in desert camps, Hayaakom has a main entrance with a beautiful water fountain and an impressive chandelier where guests are first greeted when they step into the resort. A delicate experience setting up expectations for desert living at its best, Hayaakom is serene and private. Here guests enjoy light fare, including designer sandwiches and salads, and an array of healthy dishes. Coffee is made by trained baristas and the offering includes Arabic coffee and teas, as well as inspired mocktails
Bait Al Hanine
Bright and spacious, with different sections as well as indoor and outdoor space, Bait Al Hanine honours the alluring destination where it sits. Chefs offer a taste of Arabia where flavours of the desert are brought to life. Classic Lebanese dishes are made in big open-style kitchens showcasing charcoal kebab grills and a traditional saj oven.For breakfast, guests can choose from a wide display of favourites including a cold-press juice bar, Emirati breakfast specials, healthy fare by Jumeirah’s Chef Gabi (an expert in wellness and health), and a live egg station. Baked treats can be selected from the in-house baker who will walk around the tables, greeting guests and serving freshly made bread and pastries.
Terra Secca is an upscale Trattoria set in the midst of a boutique desert resort. Full of Italian charm and warmth, the design blends rustic finishes with contemporary accents, resulting in an atmosphere that is beautiful and sophisticated. Comforting Italian food and a well-selected glass of wine mark the start to the evening. Choose from private seating in booths or enjoy watching the talented chefs at work from the open layout of the kitchen. Serving traditional Italian food, at Terra Secca, delicate fresh pasta is made in house and delicious thin crisp pizza is baked in the wood-fired oven. Seafood has a special place in the menu, where Italy’s best dishes are re-interpreted with the freshest fish from the Arabian Gulf.
Set in the mesmerizing desert of Abu Dhabi within Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa is Al Mabeet Desert Camp, a high-end interpretation of nomadic living, and a reverent homage to the Bedouin spirit of the United Arab Emirates.Understated luxury at its best, Al Mabeet transports guests to the regal experience once extended to royal guests and heads of Bedouin tribes, which defines the essence of desert experience.
Facilities-wise there is an impressive sizeable outdoor pool, plenty of communal areas to relax in as well as a bedouin desert camp set-up alongside with a skilful falcon flying show. Generous spa facilities include 13 treatment rooms with indoor and outdoor relaxation areas, saunas, steam rooms, plunge pools, salt rooms, snow caves, a traditional Turkish hammam, and a unique IceLab Cryo experience to complete your rejuvenation journey.
Dive into the azure waters of The Terrace, cool off in one of the largest temperature controlled pools in Dubai or relax in the therapeutic floatation pool at Jumeirah Emirates Towers, (said to be as good as eight hours’ sleep.) Whatever your preference, here’s a round-up of the most amazing swimming.
The Spa offers an enriching sensory experience, 13 treatment rooms, including two couples rooms, are built around a picturesque garden area, allowing you to relax and reflect, lulled by the sounds of trickling water and resident wildlife. Along with relaxation areas, a sauna, steam rooms, plunge pools, snow cave, and a traditional Turkish hammam, this decadent spa also features salt rooms and a unique cryo experience.