The 5-star Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa provides a unique desert experience, nestling in the Dunes of Dubai, UAE, built in an Arabic fort setting in and around an oasis. The Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa has 3 sparkling pools, a natural canal, a rustic heritage village, a palm glove and tropical gardens and present a choice of 113 elegant rooms and suites in varying size and design. Business and leisure visitors can enjoy superb business facilities, great dining options, sparkling pools and Spa facilities and access to external sports activities and thrilling excursions. Book into the terrific Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa and immerse yourself in Arabic culture and hospitality. Getting to the hotel: 45 minutes from Dubai International Airport. Local tips: The resort is located adjacent to Dubai International Endurance City and 40 minutes from Dubai City. Please note rates and conditions are not available to residents of the following countries - Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Iraq, U.A.E, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. FACILITIES: Food, drink and entertainment: Al Forsan restaurant offers a la carte breakfast, lunch & dinner of international cuisine, Masala Indian cuisine restaurant, Le Dune Pizzeria Italian restaurant, Al Shurouq rooftop lounge with desert views, Sarab rooftop lounge offers Shisha etc., Ya Hala bar offers light snacks & afternoon tea etc., Pool bar; Indian curry lunch every Saturday, Arabian cuisine, music shows and Arabian-style entertainment at Al Hadheerah venue (300m away). Sport, games and activities: 2 infinity swimming pools, sun terraces & garden areas, loungers & parasols, Satori Spa offers fragranced steam room, sauna, shower facilities, outdoor yoga area, relaxation areas and variety of massage & therapy treatments, well-equipped gymnasium; Jeep desert safari (charge), complimentary sunset camel rides, falconry, horse riding, archery centre, personal training sessions and lawn games which include table tennis, mini golf and croquet, and sunset yoga (2nd Saturday each month). For the kids: Children's pool, Kid's Club (2-12 years), playground & activity room, movies & PlayStation games, Children's birthday party events, babysitting service (charge). Additional: 24 hour Reception Service, housekeeping, 24 hour room service, complimentary high-speed internet access, a range of banqueting and meeting space with professional organisation and A/V equipment available (indoor & outdoor venues) which caters for corporate, celebratory events including weddings etc., for larger functions, the neighbouring Dubai International Endurance City can cater for up to 5,000 guests, with two media centres, 14 meeting rooms, two dining areas, five VIP majlises and a large outdoor function area.