Description: Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa provides a peaceful environment within a protected area of 225-square kilometre desert reserve. Services are underlined with a ratio of three staff to every one of the luxurious guest suites and personalised 24-hour service. The Resort is constructed in the conventional Bedouin style. The guest areas are decorated with prized objects of arts and antiquities. The hotel boasts a backdrop of the Hajar Mountains in the distance.
Rooms: Drawing inspiration from the traditional architecture the suites are beautifully designed to complement the magnificent surroundings. All of the suites occupy sufficient space to include a big veranda and personal pool, ensuring privacy. All the suites comprise of a huge walk-in shower and large bath, 'his and hers' vanity space, dressing area, mini-bar, tea and coffee making amenities.
The Emirates Suite covers an area of 375 square metres with large temperature-managed swimming pool that is surrounded by a wooden deck. The attractions include: Handcrafted articles, antiques and other works of art. Each Suite consists of two spacious bedrooms that can be personalised as per the needs of the traveller, excellent king-size beds, large bathrooms which consist of a walk-in shower, large bathing area, a 'his and hers' vanity area, Bvlgari services. Spacious lounge with excellent dining services. There are residential lodging arrangements for guests' private employees (housekeeper, security or chef). Spacious patio, large kitchen, Mini-bar, free water, tea and coffee making facilities, Satellite TV, DVD, data ports, Bluetooth, In-room safe are other amenities offered.
The Resort has two magnificently built Royal Suites at 175 square metres. They comprise of manually temperature-controlled swimming pool which are surrounded by a wooden deck. Special features are: Hand-made furnishings, antiques and artifacts. Each Suite has two full-size bedrooms, tailor-made king-size beds, full-size bathrooms which comprise of a walk-in shower, king-size bath, a 'his and hers' vanity space, Bvlgari facilities. Huge relaxing area, Mini-bar, free water, tea and coffee making services, Satellite TV, DVD, data ports, Bluetooth and even an In-room safe.
The resort consists of 37 separate Bedouin Suites at 75 square metres with temperature-controlled pool (measuring 7.5 metres X 6.5 metres), bordered by a wooden deck. Main attractions of the Suite include: Hand-made furnishings, antiques and artefacts. There is fabulous bedroom, well ventilated bathrooms with a walk-in shower, extra-large bath, a 'his and hers' vanity area, Bvlgari facilities, Mini-bar, free water, tea and coffee making machines, DVD, data ports, Bluetooth, Satellite TV, In-room safe.
Facilities & Activities:
The atrium, is adorned with cool stone flooring and natural light and is located at the centre of the key building, next to which is The Gallery shop which showcases remarkable art, antiques, crafts and resort-branded commodities on sale. The Library has the perfect ambience and is a quiet area ideal for a game of chess.
- Remarkable treatments offering the most selected and timeless range of goods which are made from Arabic dates and frankincense
- Single or double massage rooms
- Hydrotherapy and Rasool areas which provide complete privacy, comfort and peace
- Modern 'Life-Fitness' equipment for toning the body
- Steam room
- Indoor jacuzzi
- Ice-cold plunge pool
- culinary treats
- Amazing flora and water features and striking views of the desert and mountains
This is a special type of art that dates back to the 13th century BC. At Al Maha, visitors are given the chance to examine different species of falcons.
Horse and Camel Safaris
The resort provides guided horse and camel rides that are conducted through the reserve.
Under proper direction at Al Maha, the conventional re-curved bow, which finds its source in the east, can be experienced.
Guided Nature Walks
Binoculars are recommended as they are useful for birdwatching and spotting animals.
Men's Majlis Ladies' Majlis - The Lounge and its veranda are for gathering, reading or simply watching the native animals at the close by waterhole.
The Lounge The Bar Deck – Has a courtyard which offers relaxed seating arrangements on wooden verandas. Guests can relax and enjoy incessant views of the adjoining plains.
The Dining Room can be easily accessed by the guests from the courtyard, - where the huge doors open out onto the veranda.
The Bar - situated off the courtyard.
Main Restaurant: Al Diwaan:
The meaning of Al Diwan is 'a gathering'. The name of the restaurant perfectly describes the place were Al Maha visitors get together in the evening for their dinner.
Important Note: Children under 12 years are not accepted at this resort.