Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
Dubai - United Arab Emirates


Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is an exclusive low-rise resort, a unique retreat in the desert surrounded by rolling dunes and natural desert landscape. The resort provides a unique and traditional desert experience that is true to the culture and heritage of Dubai and the UAE.

Translated from Arabic as ‘Gateway to the Sun’, Bab Al Shams was designed to resemble a fortified rural Arab village in the desert built in and around an oasis. Inside the walls, shaded courtyards, walkways and water features provide cool shelter and maintain the unique ambience and atmosphere.

Rooms & Suites

Experience traditional, authentic Gulf décor emphasized by the use of natural stone, dark woods and Arabian glasswork, and enjoy the modern facilities and amenities you expect from a luxury retreat.

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa 115 rooms and suites are located in charming clusters of double-story buildings and each feature a balcony or private terrace.



Rates per room/suite per night, based on double occupancy, inclusive daily buffet breakfast, 20% government taxes and service charge. (except Tourism Dirham, payable on site)

Single rates upon request.

Half board, half board Plus,  full board and full board Plus rates on request.


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Superior Room 205.00 USD Junior Suite 540.00 USD
Terrace Room 255.00 USD Deluxe Suite 735.00 USD
Contact us to get the best available rates for your travel dates
special offers & packages
Resort services & facilities 
Two infinity temperature controlled pools Children's play pool Large choice of desert activities
Satori Spa Well-equipped gymnasium Meetings & events facilities
The Kids Club at Bab Al Shams Wedding planner Complimentary Internet access
Baby-sitting service Private transfer available from Dubai airport Room Service
In-room dining Turndown service Laundry service
Resort highlights
Dining experiences 

Eight restaurants, lounges and bars, including the unique Al Sarab Rooftop Lounge.

Satori Spa

The word ‘Satori’ denotes a state of sudden spiritual enlightenment and conjures up feelings of joy, peace and tranquillity occurring suddenly and unexpectedly.

Satori Spa features a selection of four indoor treatment rooms, as well as a steam room and sauna that can be privately booked. The spa has an exquisite array of treatments, from exotic facials to holistic and body massages.