Summer calls for a break from the hustle and bustle of the cosmopolitan lifestyle, to find serenity and peace to rejuvenate your senses. Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort and Spa, combines Bedouin soul with understated luxury, featuring private temperature-controlled swimming pools with uninterrupted desert views.

Only a 45-minute drive from Downtown Dubai, the resort is situated in the heart of Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, which has successfully preserved flora and fauna since its inception. Resembling a luxurious Bedouin encampment, this boutique resort offers some of the most stunning desert views of the dunes and the Hajar Mountains. All 42 suites are equipped with private swimming pools, while the handcrafted furnishings, antiques and artifacts pay homage to Arabian heritage.

The resort is currently offering two exclusive staycation packages, in addition to the ever-popular Full Board package.

Starting from Dh3,950++ per night, the Spa Indulgence package allows guests to devote their body, mind and soul on their quest to discover ultimate tranquility. The stay comprises of breakfast, lunch and dinner at the resort’s signature restaurant Al Diwaan, overlooking the vast Arabian desert, 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. In your secluded suite with private swimming pool, exclusive VIP amenities and premium sparkling beverage are ready 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. The package is priced from Dh4,150++ per night.

A variety of 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 also inclusive of three-course lunch at Al Diwaan for Dh450 per person. Upgrade your Pool Package with a holistic one-hour spa treatment at the Timeless Spa for Dh640 per person.

The more adventurous can enjoy the perks of the Pool Package, and also participate in two desert activities of their choice ranging from archery, falconry to discovering the untouched desert with facilitated drives or enjoy a dream-like sunset post their camel trek, with the Activities Package priced at Dh995 per person.

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