5 Gorgeous Staycations In The UAE For 2020

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
5 Gorgeous Staycations In The UAE For 2020

Want to escape the city’s hustle and bustle? Well, you don’t have to travel outside the UAE to enjoy a perfect vacation. From pristine beaches to vast deserts and bubble tents under the stars, the UAE has it all for a perfect vacation within the emirates. Here are 5 gorgeous staycations in the UAE you will love!

1. Starlight Camping

Camp inside a bubble in the middle of the desert at Starlight Camp. Sleep inside a large bubble-like tent with a dome-shaped roof, overlooking the sky. But, that’s not all. The bubble tents are luxuriously equipped with a queen size bed, heaters, and electrical sockets to charge your phone. Besides, the tents also have curtains you can draw.

Credits: StarLightCamp FacebookThe tents come with a wooden enclosed toilet and shower, to ward off your camping predicaments. The camp is priced at AED 2100 for a night, and for more details about the pop-up bubbles in the desert

Location: Starlight Camping, Dubai Desert
Contact: 050 345 5358
Cost: AED 2100 per night

2. Sunrise Farm

The Sunrise Farm is a cute and cosy hide-out for those who want to escape the city’s hustle and bustle. Apart from outdoor seating, BBQ area, bon fire area and a covered swimming pool, the Farm is also equipped with a kitchen. However, the outdoor swimming pool is the property’s highlight. Swimming with a view, anyone?

3. The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

If you are looking for 5 star secluded luxury in the desert, head to The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert. The resort provides a perfect connect between nature and culture in a secluded 1,235-acre. As for the activities, you can ride on a camel’s back and explore the vast desert, sign up for archery lessons or spend the evening gazing the open sky.

Up for a little more indulgence? Stay at the luxury villas. Inspired by traditional Bedouin tents, each villa comes with its own pool, deck overlooking the desert, a spacious lounge area and a bathroom with floor-to-ceiling windows. As for the dining options, guests can savour the best international delicacies across six restaurants. Moon Bar is the perfect place to spend a relaxed evening. Sip on signature cocktails or indulge in the traditional flavored shisha, while sitting among the stars.

Price: From AED 2,168 per room per night

4. Zaya Nurai Island

What can get more romantic than a private sunset viewing experience on a secluded island? Zaya Nurai Island in Abu Dhabi offers exactly that. This private beach is pure luxury with its spa on offer and water activities to leisure. With a day pass access to the island, and a sundown meal by the sea amidst the sandy grains, this is a perfect sunset spot. Book your stay in one the villas and you’re sure to feel like a royal. Equipped with a private bathtub, an infinity pool and their very own kitchens, these villas spell luxury.

Price: AED 3751 per night

5. Al Maha Resort

How about waking up amidst the majestic Hajar Mountains? Sounds like a dream? Well, make this dream come true at Al Maha Resort on Al Ain road. Stay in luxury private villas decked with its own pool, if you wish to soak in luxury. And if you’re not up to stay indoors, head out on a Nature walk or go dune bashing in the desert.

Price: AED 2650 per night