The resort is a lush enclave set in polo fields just outside the Dubai city centre, only a 15-minute taxi ride from Dubai International Airport. It blends high-end design with Middle Eastern exotica to create a truly exceptional desert retreat. Renovated in 2009, the air-conditioned resort comprises 26 guestrooms which provide indulgent luxury. All suites feature chic modern design and come with central air conditioning and heating, private bar, 40-inch flat screen satellite/cable television, and Bang and Olufsen surround sound. The resort offers glamorous daytime excursions such as 4x4 desert safaris, hot air balloon rides, and camel racing. SPA treatments are also available and health enthusiasts can work out in the superbly equipped gym. Entertainment for children is provided as well.