While the UAE has never been short on thrilling attractions and excursions, those looking to connect with nature, heritage and tradition have a great option with the new Bedouin day package at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa.

Daycation

The 12-hour special offers four of the resort’s most popular desert activities, featuring a 45-minute wildlife drive, a lesson in the Bedouin inspired-sport of archery, camel trekking during the golden sunset hour and refreshing beverages to soak in the panoramic views of the Arabian desert as the sun sets.

Priced at Dh1,150 during weekdays and Dh1,350 on weekends, the day package also includes transport from/to Dubai, as well as a hearty breakfast and three-course lunch served at the resort’s signature restaurant Al Diwaan. Guests may choose to dine indoors or al fresco at the veranda of the restaurant overlooking vast desert.

More contemporary day packages are also on offer. The Pool Package offers a glimpse of free roaming Arabian Oryx, gazelles, and over 130 species of birds, while lounging at the Timeless Spa main infinity pool. The package is inclusive of three-course lunch at Al Diwaan for Dh575 per person. Upgrading to a Spa Indulgence Day Package includes a holistic one-hour spa treatment at the Timeless Spa for Dh1,046 per person.

Staycation

Looking to make this memorable experience last longer? Book a staycation package and enjoy a luxurious stay at any of the boutique resort’s 42 secluded suites decorated with antiques and artifacts. Guests can elevate their stay by choosing various epicurean dining options such as floating breakfast, private dinner by the private pool terrace and dune dining.

The resort is also extending its popular stays, including the Spa Indulgence comprising breakfast, lunch and dinner at the resort’s signature restaurant Al Diwaan and one 60-minute spa treatment per adult. Couples seeking a more intimate experience can opt for the Desert Romance package, a two-night getaway to experience the finest of Al Maha, including a secluded suite with private swimming pool, exclusive VIP amenities and premium sparkling beverage upon arrival.

A gastronomic dining experience at Al Diwaan on day one is followed by an exclusive romantic dinner on the suite pool terrace on the second day, and somewhere in between they can indulge in a 60-minute spa treatment.

For enquires and reservation, 04 832 9900 or visit www.al-maha.com.

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