Set within the dramatic landscape of the Arabian Desert, Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa feels as though it is a world away. An accessible escape less than an hour’s drive from the heart of the UAE’s capital city, this desert resort offers intimacy, tranquillity, natural beauty, and a hint of adventure, all suffused with indulgent luxury and locally inspired details. Surrounded by an endless sea of rolling dunes, entering the world of Al Wathba is to discover the classic Bedouin villages of yore, with 99 guest rooms, suites and villas spread across quiet grounds dappled by the shade of palm trees and decorated with traditional artwork and fine Arabesque details. Though boutique in size and spirit, there is no shortage of options when it comes to entertainment and dining, with a sprawling spa, a pool overlooking the desert panorama, globally inspired restaurants and activities that unlock the secret gems of this unique and unforgettable destination.
Dine in style in this sophisticated Italian restaurant with exceptional food, a wide selection of Italian vines, impeccable service and magical views that will give you an experience of a lifetime.
Characterized by European warmth and style, the indoor design blends rustic finishes of exposed brickwork and contemporary furnishings while the vast outdoor terrace is perfect to relax and soak in the breeze of the tranquil desert.
Open daily for dinner from 4:00pm to 11:00pm.
Bait Al Hanine
This casual and friendly restaurant with its warm ambiance is designed as an all-day eatery where guests can relax and enjoy a shared meal with family and friends. Enjoy the desert breeze and the company of the little chirping birds in the al fresco dining area or experience our spacious indoor area featuring local design and elements, allowing you to feel and experience the warmth of Arabian hospitality.
Enjoy a wide selection of breakfast delights at Bait Al Hanine, offering a variety of flavours mainly inspired by the Arabian Gulf and the Levantine region. Savour homemade recipes, from freshly baked crispy breads and pastries straight out of the oven to the most tasteful Arabic classic such as baked Shakshouka, cooked in a tomato base full of spices, or indulge in a variety of cold and hot Mezzeh.
Bait Al Hanine also offers various healthy modern recipes such as granola bowls for breakfast. Ensuring to cater to every guests needs, these homemade granolas have both vegan and gluten free options too. You may also indulge in a sumptuous pancake filled with fresh berries and topped off with a drizzle of sweet delight.
Open daily for breakfast from 8:00am to 11:00am and lunch from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
A stylish swim-up pool bar featuring expertly crafted mixers and mocktails served within the perfectly chilled waters of the tranquil pool, guests are also able to savour sumptuous meals such as poke bowls, healthy snacks, burgers, wraps, hot bites and vegan specialties beside the pool.
Open daily from 9:00am to 7:00pm.
Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, +971 2 204 4444