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  • Feel the warm desert wind blow through your hair as you enjoy a cocktail watching the sun go down over the dunes
  • Embark on a unique experience with a yoga session in the middle of the Liwa desert at sunrise
  • Get an insight into traditional Emirati cuisine and learn from one of the hotel chefs during a cooking class

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Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara

Abu Dhabi
5 star

Hotel Overview

Located in the vast Liwa Desert, two hours drive from Abu Dhabi city, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara combines mystic charm and glorious Arabic decor to provide a luxury oasis for a fascinating stay.  Built in the style of a fortified village, nestling in the golden dunes, this desert resort provides five star facilities and a range of activities to keep guests of all ages occupied for a short break, or even a longer stay as an alternative to a beach holiday, or as an add-on to complement one.

The rugged scenery of the Empty Quarter surround the resort and provide opportunities for many activities, including camel rides, mountain bike tours, guided desert treks or simply enjoying the pool, tennis, spa or children’s' club within the resort itself.

The rooms are elegantly designed featuring earthy hues combined with lush Middle East fabrics and all have a balcony or terrace from which guests can enjoy the awe-inspiring desert views.

Private / Plunge Pool


  • Excursions
  • Family Friendly
  • Internet Access
  • Kids' Club
  • Teens' Club
  • A La Carte Restaurant/s
  • Bar
  • Kids Club
  • Archery
  • Camel Riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Tennis court
  • Fitness Centre
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool

Restaurants & Bars

Al Waha ('The Oasis') - all day dining restaurant with live cooking stations serving Middle Eastern speciailities and international favourites with regular theme evenings and live entertainment

Suhail - an elegant air-conditioned indoor dining room with outdoor terrace option for views of the wadi below, offering fine French cuisine and degustation menus

Ghadeer - poolside restaurant for casual daytime snacks, Mediterranean and light dishes and evening casual dining

Al  Liwan - lobby lounge serving local treats including Liwa dates, local sweet pastries, teas and snacks

Travel Information

Departure Airports
London Heathrow
London Gatwick
Arrival Airport
Abu Dhabi
Flight Time
Abu Dhabi, 7 hrs
From Abu Dhabi airport, 2 hours by road

Room Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • DVD Player
  • Espresso Machine
  • Flat Screen Television
  • Hairdryer
  • Home Entertainment System
  • In-Room Safe
  • Wi-Fi Access (Complimentary)
  • Bathroom With Separate Bath and Shower
  • Private / Plunge Pool

Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara Room Details

Deluxe Room
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Deluxe Room
Located on the ground floor, the Deluxe rooms have king or twin beds and terrace with garden access, facing the desert. All have sumptuous Arabic decor, combining traditional with modern features, a circular bathtub, rain shower and luxurious comforts including media/DVD player, nespresso machine and complimentary wi-fi.
Max Occupancy: Adults: 2
Deluxe Balcony Room
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Deluxe Balcony Room
Of a similar size and with the features of Deluxe (Garden) rooms, the Deluxe Balcony rooms are located on the upper floor of the resort, all facing the desert, with a balcony and seating area.
Max Occupancy: Adults: 2
Deluxe Terrace Room
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Deluxe Terrace Room
These rooms have the feeling of a suite, boasting an expansive terrace large enough for private dining and with two daybeds to lounge in the sun or shade, with views of the desert valley. Deluxe Terrace rooms are located on the corners of the building.
Max Occupancy: Adults: 2     Children: 1
One-bedroom Desert Suite
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One-bedroom Desert Suite
Suites are ideal for families and are able to interconnect with a Deluxe twin-bedded room to create a two-bedroom suite. Each Suite has a separate living room, kitchenette and a patio with dining table, chairs and sun loungers with all the facilities of Deluxe accommodation in the master bedroom.
Max Occupancy: Adults: 2     Children: 1
One-bedroom Villa
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One-bedroom Villa
Villas are ideal for those seeking space and luxury as each has a private pool and deck with loungers, separate living room and kitchenette, master bedroom with luxury bathroom and enjoy butler service.
Max Occupancy: Adults: 2     Infants: 1
Two-bedroom Villa
As for one bedroom villas but with second bedroom and en suite bathroom.
Max Occupancy: Adults: 4     Infants: 2

Pricing Information

3 nights from £745 per adult
Bed & Breakfast, Deluxe Garden Room
Price includes flights
All our holidays can be tailor-made to meet your specific requirements. Please contact one of our destination experts for first hand knowledge and expertise.

Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara Special Offers

Stay 3nts and Save 30%
3 night stays or more receive 30% discounted rates
01 Feb -
Offer valid from: 01 February, 2014 to 31 October, 2014  |  Book by: 31 October, 2014
Added Value & Upgrades
Free Half Board Villa Offer
Free upgrade from Bed and Breakfast to Half Board (in Al Waha) for a 3 night stay
Offer valid from: 01 February, 2014 to 31 October, 2014  |  Book by: 31 October, 2014
Free Nights & Discounts
Save 15%
Book your stay 45 days or more prior to travel and save 15% on accommodation with breakfast
Not combinable
Offer valid from: 01 February, 2014 to 31 October, 2014  |  Book by: 31 October, 2014

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Our travel specialists provide a personalised service to tailormake your dream holiday. Within our experienced team we have visited most of the properties we feature and will be able to give you expertise and specialist knowledge from our first hand experience. You will be offered a direct telephone number, so you are able to speak to the same specialist from the time you pick up the phone until your documents are sent out.

Do I have to travel on certain dates and only do the itineraries suggested?

No, we tailormake all our holidays and subject to availability you will be able to travel on any date. The itineraries and holidays on our website are for inspiration and are suggestions only, you can change any aspect according to your personal requirements and available spend.

How far in advance should I book my holiday?

Many customers are under the illusion that booking late secures the best prices. This is often not the case and it is advisable to book early especially if travelling in peak seasons such as Christmas, Easter or school holidays. Many hotels and airlines actually offer special “Early Booking Offers” so you are able to secure the best price early on.

I don’t know what board basis to book. Can I eat out locally, should I consider All Inclusive?

It's always a difficult decision to make before you travel. Call one of our destination experts, who will be happy to advise you on local restaurants and prices you can expect to pay in resort.

What can I do when I get there?

There are many excursions, activities and highlights that are not to be missed out on, whilst in the country. Please contact our experts for advise on whether to prebook these before travel.

What financial protection do you offer?

When booking through Western and Oriental, if your flight is delayed or cancelled due to bad weather or you have a problem in resort it is our responsibility you are taken care of. We offer a 24 hour emergency number to assist with any issues you may have in resort and all of our flight inclusive holidays are financially protected through ATOL bonding for your protection.


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