Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Abu Dhabi

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Welcome to Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Abu Dhabi

Inspired by Luxury, Immersed in Privacy

Deep within the desert landscape lies Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Abu Dhabi - an intimate retreat suffused with natural beauty and serene tranquility. With a distinct Spa as the hallmark of the hotel experience, guests can rebalance their equilibrium and embark on an individual wellness journey. Inspired by classical dwellings, the boutique resort’s 99 guest rooms and villas feature timeless local details, traditional artwork, and Arabesque accessories, alongside a range of dining destinations showcasing the dunes to panoramic perfection. Step away from it all into an exclusive natural environment, with the space to reconnect and the freedom to lose yourself.

Al Wathba Pool Closure Alert
Due to some maintenance work, please note our pool will be temporarily closed starting Monday June 24th, until Thursday July 18th.

Rooms & Suites

Signature Villas Inspired by Traditional Dwellings

Al Wathba Desert Resort and Spa offers the ultimate escape within the traditionally appointed majestic villas, designed to secure privacy and immersed in luxury. Enabling guests to experience the magical setting of desert lifestyle, the villas include a broad terrace with a separate sunbathing gazebo that extends over a temperature-controlled plunge pool. The impressive interiors feature a separate dining room, living room, master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and kitchen, where the cream color-scheme, caramel furnishings and Arabesque accents create an effortlessly elegant appeal. For a more experiential and secluded stay, the Royal Compound is the ideal combination of the vast Royal Three-bedroom villa, together with two villas consisting of two bedrooms each, a one-bedroom villa in addition to the 100m2 privately accessible Majilis. The Royal Compound enjoys a private entrance to all combined villas and Majilis, creating a feeling of a private estate within the desert.

Two-Bedroom Villa Terrace
Villa Master Bedroom
Villa Exterior

Desert & Lifestyle Activities

Become a local explorer with countless memories to cherish by experiencing a wide variety of desert and lifestyle activities, including horseback riding, desert crawlers, camel rides, archery, sand wheel adventures, evening desert walks, desert waves and barbeque dining.

Camel Ride
Dining at the Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Abu Dhabi
Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Abu Dhabi

Terra Secca

In the most atmospheric ambiance of the desert, enjoy delicious and traditional Italian dishes paired with an impressive selection of wines. A romantic scene awaits you during or after sunset in the al fresco garden surrounded by Arabian horses. Taste fresh handmade pasta, thin crisp pizza, and specialty seafood with finesse as the culinary team prepares your favorite dishes in the open kitchen within view.

Al Mesayan

Al Mesayan

Featuring stunning views of the Arabian desert, the cocktails and shisha at Mesayan Rooftop Bar are best paired with the magnificent sunset. Savor flavorful Pan Asian bar bites and creative beverages or unwind while trying a variety of shisha flavors. Offering indoor seating area and outdoor space, reserve your sweet spot and fill your evenings with meaningful moments.

Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Abu Dhabi

Bait Al Hanine

Bait Al Hanine Arabic restaurant, with both indoor and outdoor spaces, compliments the alluring destination it resides in. From the most flavorful Arabic classics to crispy and freshly baked bread, our homemade recipe collection is inspired by the Arabian Gulf and Levant Region. Get started with a sumptuous breakfast spread featuring freshly baked pastries, live stations, and healthy juices by Thrive Juice Bar.

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Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Abu Dhabi

Al Wathba South, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 56620

Tel: +971 02-204 4444

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