5 one-of-a-kind escapes to book ASAP in the UAE


One thing you’ll never be short on in the UAE is sophisticated minimal resorts.

From tropical showers to secluded villas amid the natural desert landscape, there’s a myriad of options to choose from for a unique escape.

With a host of minimal photo opportunities and luxurious amenities onboard such as a desert spa experience and dining under the stars, guests can unwind at these short-haul escapes without any added travel hassles.

If you’re looking where to book for your next staycation, look no further, as has curated the ultimate guide of one-of-a-kind getaways that are perfect for the ‘gram.

Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Sahel Villa Resort

You can lose yourself to nature’s beauty as you embark on this wonderful journey in a wildlife sanctuary as you explore this distinct escape from the world inspired by the sights of Africa. Seclude yourself in the utmost privacy in the resort with one-of-a-kind facilities and you also dine in a secluded villa beneath the stars on your terrace.

Mysk Al Faya Retreat

Explore the true beauty of the Mleiha region at this sophisticated gem. Experience Middle Eastern luxury with amenities such as the herbal room, the salt pool, the tropical shower walk and the hands-free spa that makes the desert camping experience in the UAE unique. Away from the city, this desert retreat is the place to be.

Hatta Terrace

Hatta has the perfect solution for you with its newly opened adventurous hotspot known as Hatta Terrace. As travelling to different cities might come with its own set of imposed challenges, heading to Hatta is no tough feat, as this relaxing destination encompasses everything from glamping, lodging in trailers to now also unwinding at this luxe urban venue with its own dedicated camping site, this majestic staycation amidst the mountain tops is the ideal blissful getaway to enjoy with your friends and family, as this
spacious venue comes fully equipped with all the required materials for an enjoyable trip. From a fully equipped kitchen to a dedicated BBQ area with a fully installed TV entertainment system, luxury lodging
has now taken on a new meaning with this contemporary layout.

JA The Resort

Offering activities for those of all ages, this leading luxury family resort is an all-inclusive hotel with lush gardens, an equestrian centre, a golf course, a shooting club and a range of other rejuvenating activities to help you unwind, while being located at this picturesque area in Jebel Ali. JA The Resort is a five-star beach resort comprising of three hotels including JA Beach Hotel, JA Lake View Hotel & JA Palm Tree Court. Renowned for its casual luxury, the resort is set amidst lush, tropical gardens with an expansive area and activities to suit guests of all ages.

The Nest by Sonara

For a more luxe experience, book a glamping at Sonara’s Desert Nesting. Nesting offers a peaceful and innovative sleeping concept designed by award-winning Architect Gianni Ranaulo, for an unforgettable stay.

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