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Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort, Abu Dhabi

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5 Stars


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Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort is located in the Liwa Desert, which is one of the largest sand deserts in the world, and this oasis in the desert lets you enjoy fantastic luxury whilst desert wildlife grazes nearby. Each of the rooms, suites and villas at the Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort is amongst the most luxurious in Abu Dhabi and is decorated with Arabian flair.

With stunning views of the desert and all modern amenities the rooms at the resort provide a wonderful place to relax and take in this amazing setting. The Deluxe Garden rooms include beautiful Arabic decor and give access to the beautiful gardens as they are located on the ground floor facing the desert. The bathroom includes an oversized bath or rain shower and each room includes a flat screen TV, air conditioning and free Wi-Fi.

The Deluxe Terrace rooms at the Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort feature a large rustic terrace with uninterrupted desert views and an outdoor dining area. Day beds are included so you can relax in sun or shade and the rooms have 50 square metres of space all furnished to a very high standard.

The villas are available with one; two or three bedrooms so if you are travelling with a group or as a family these are the ideal choice. The 3 bedroom Anantara Family Pool Villa includes three separate bedrooms that link to the large spacious living area and are set apart from the main resort so you have plenty of outdoor space. Sun loungers, a plunge pool and shaded area are included in the villa and there is an outdoor shower for cooling off.

There is plenty to do at the Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort with a range of resort activities available and these include tennis courts which are floodlit so you can get a game in at night to avoid the desert heat. Take your stress away with a unique desert yoga session at sunrise or learn traditional Emirati cuisine with a cooking class. There is an extensive library and a freeform infinity edge swimming pool which is perfect for enjoying a refreshing swim. There is a state of the art fitness centre as well as a business centre and for the younger members of your travel party there is a kids club that caters for both young children and teens.

Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort has a large choice of restaurants so there is something for every taste and appetite. Al Waha (The Oasis) is an all-day dining restaurant where you can sample international food with a Middle Eastern flair. Suhail Steakhouse is an up-scale grill restaurant where you can enjoy fabulous cuts of beef from around the world and team them with one of the wines from the award winning wine list.

The Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort boasts a wonderful spa that includes a number of signature treatments that can be enjoyed in spectacular surroundings.


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Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort
Flight Time
6.5 hours (approximately)
Journey Time From Airport
  • 1 hour by Road
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"Hot 24c sunny"
"Very pleasant in the low 20's but filly in late afternoon, cold winds blowing in."
"We were lucky the majority of the time it was sunny and warm/hot although it did rain a few days but that was expected as it's a tropical country"


"Mid. 20's every day"
"perfect for skiing"
"Perfect. Not too hot and pleasant, dry heat."


"Mixed as you would expect when visiting cloud forests, rain forests, mountain regions Caribbean and Pacific beach resorts."
"Very good"
"hot and sunny"
"Very hot 37d"
"Amazing weather - hot every day"


"very good"
"Hot and Dry ... aircon is a must!"
"28 degrees and sun shine, perfect"
"Very good.Sunny, variable cloud, about 20 c.1 thunderstorm."


"very good"
"perfect, nice tan"
"warm/hot sunshine"
"not as good as it has been in the med"
"Stunning, almost too hot...almost!"


"Very good"
"hot & sunny"
"Very changeable."
"Warm in the high 30s but we have previously know it be up to 50s."
"Very hot"
"Heat wave"


"Excellent, hot and sunny"
"Sometimes almost too hot. Generally very good."
"Fantastic, hot, but that's what we like"
"Very hot"
"Beautiful.Very hot."


"hot and sunny"
"45 degrees centigrade."
"Hot hot hot!!!"
"Sunny and hot max 35c min 23c"
"very good"


"The weather was hot blue skies the whole time mwe were there"
"very good"
"Very hot. 38degrees at 9 am"
"Very hot"
"Hot and sunny"
"We travelled in September 2016 ... the minimum temperature was 39 degrees and the maximum was 44 degrees."
"Rained on our visit to Cannes cold to start with then was 35 degrees"


"ok, it is england!"
"very hot"
"The weather was amazing, very hot and perfect at night time."
"Hot! Gorgeous"


"30 degrees"
"Hot perfect"
"Good, very dusty for three days, one wet and one glorious"
"Hot but comfortable"
"Very warm"


"Warmer than Jordan"
"perfect not mega hot but lovely and warm"
"Hot low 20s"

Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort, Abu Dhabi

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Rating Summary

Rooms 9.3 / 10
Service 9.0 / 10
Food 8.8 / 10
Facilities 9.3 / 10
Average 9.0 / 10

William R Colne

One of a kind hotel. A perfect, relaxing oasis in the desert.

Mark R Harrogate

Superb hotel Tranquil and beautiful
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