Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa Opens In Abu Dhabi

by Sharon Saldanha 2000

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Attuned with Emirati culture, Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa in Abu Dhabi compliments your desert trip with a luxury retreat.

What Is It?

Located 50 km to the southeast of Abu Dhabi City, Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort opens its luxurious doors in the desert early 2019. It is the twelfth addition to the Jumeirah property in the UAE and the capitals second.

Guests will have a great arrival at the lobby lounge called ‘Hayaakom’ which means welcome in Arabic. The property comprises of 90 spacious rooms, 13 villas, all-day dining, a 1000sq feet pool, rooftop bars, Talise Spa and an offsite desert camp.

“A truly distinctive journey awaits as you relive fleeting moments of a place with a breathtaking backdrop of panoramic desert views, brought together by the understated luxury and hospitality.”

The dining options are what you must look forward to – Eat Arabian comfort food at Panache while sipping cocktails facing the dreamy pool or gather at Baith Al Hanine to share food together as a tribe. Get into the sophisticated atmosphere at Terra Secca for a taste of Italy or simply go for desert-themed dining at Al Mabeeth that takes full advantage of the unique setting.

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What Else?

The resort is just 40-minutes drive from Abu Dhabi downtown which makes it ideal for exploring nearby attractions like the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Ferrari World, Yas Island, Louvre Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat and the garden city Al Ain a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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We can’t wait to spoil ourselves here!