Situated 65 km from the bustling city of Dubai, and perched along the alluring golden landscape of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR), the Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa is an ultimate romantic getaway. With its dreamy environs, luxurious amenities and impeccable Arabian hospitality, this conservation-led oasis makes for a perfect honeymoon destination. We recommend these top 5 romantic experiences here that honeymooning couples will enjoy and cherish.
1. Explore a Magical Land
Imagine being surrounded by serene, sprawling dunes and swaying green palms, or sighting a graceful gazelle and an Arabian Oryx right at your doorstep – the environs of this luxury resort with its villa-style suites are nothing short of magical. It provides a welcome escape from the hectic pace of the city and couples can relax thoroughly here after a busy wedding. Peace, privacy and pampering is what a honeymoon in this resort is all about, and we bet nothing will prove more romantic than going on lovely sunset desert walks together here.
2. Dine Under the Stars
Snuggle up with your partner as both of you relish lip-smacking Arabic, Indian and European cuisines under the stars. The desert resort also offers the option of private dining for two under a beautiful star-lit sky if that’s what you prefer. Their dune dining setting is lit with the warm glow of flame torches, which illuminates the lovely arrangements under the open skies perfectly and further heightens the romantic ambience.
3. Indulge in Special Treats
There are a host of outdoor and indoor deck facilities and services at the resort that are tailored to suit a couple’s requirements and desires, be it a champagne welcome, freshly-made gourmet meals and blissful spa treatments. Take your pick from a couple’s massage session in your suite and a dip in your private pool, or simply sit together and enjoy a glass of bubbly on the outdoor deck of your suite as you take in the scenic views of the golden expanse around you.
4. Taste Adventure with Luxe Expeditions
After you have relaxed at the resort’s majestic Bedouin, Royal, Emirates and Presidential suites and also chilled out in the pool, set out on a desert expedition that is high on adventure. Thrill seekers can enjoy morning and afternoon sessions of falconry, horse riding, nature walks, dune drives, wildlife safari, archery and camel trekking.
5. Relax with Pampering Treats
If couples fancy a relaxing and calming spa session after an adventurous desert safari, then the resort’s Timeless Spa is where they should head to. With a team of international spa therapists that specialize in top-notch wellness, rejuvenation and beauty therapies, Timeless Spa also offers hydro baths, jacuzzi and sauna facilities alongside private in-suite massages. They spa therapies fuse healing practices that are inspired by different healing cultures around the world and ensure that couples emerge feeling relaxed and energized.
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