Discover a hidden gem at Al Wathba,a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Abu Dhabi

Sponsored: Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort and Spa, a tranquil destination for couples and families

A hidden gem tucked away within the Arabian dunes, this serene luxury resort & spa offers a perfect escape for an intimate weekend staycation, getaway experience or an unforgettable family holiday with a dash of adventure. 

The boutique property surrounded by palm trees and influences of impressive Arabian art holds a magical charm featuring lavish villas, an array of international dining and spectacular entertainment options. The distinguished Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa offers numerous accommodation options including suites with private pools, luxurious villas and a spacious three bedroom royal villa. 

The elegant suites feature hand-carved wooden elements, arabesque lamps, traditional artworks and designs embracing Middle Eastern heritage and culture. Comfort is key as you unwind at one of the resort’s suites equipped with a private plunge pool, jacuzzi and outdoor terrace. The Bedouin-inspired seating area with custom bamboo interiors amidst the gorgeous greenery make it a beautiful spot to escape from reality. Meanwhile, the lavish royal villa present idyllic views of the desert, king-sized beds, magnificent dining rooms and an exclusive gazebo. For a more experiential and secluded stay, the Royal Compound featuring the vast Royal Three-bedroom villa, together with two villas consisting of two bedrooms each, a one-bedroom villa in addition to the 100m2 privately accessible Majilis is the ideal choice. The Royal Compound enjoys a private entrance to all combined villas and Majilis, creating a feeling of a private estate within the desert.

The resort boasts several signature dining destinations inspired by the Arabian Gulf and European flavours. Bait Al Hanine serves Middle Eastern homestyle cuisine, freshly baked bread and decadent selection of breakfast delights. The contemporary Terra Secca’s warm interiors with rustic brickwork and a breezy al fresco area makes it a cosy spot to enjoy exquisite Tuscan cuisine, hearty Italian comfort dishes and impeccable concoctions. 

The venue also features afternoon tea serving delectable sandwiches, cakes, desserts, macaroons, custard tarts embellished with fresh fruits, traditional Italian panna cotta, freshly baked scones, chocolate lava cake and tiramisu, to name a few. These are served with a choice of coffee and fresh loose-leaf blends such as authentic Moroccan tea. 

Diners can also tuck into poke bowls, healthy snacks, burgers, wraps, hot bites and vegan dishes whilst sipping on carefully curated concoctions by the poolside at Panache pool bar.

Call +9712 204 4553 for reservations. Visit the website or Instagram.