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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa

Next to Dubai International Endurance City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates



Based on 4950 reviews
  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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With excellent service, spacious rooms, and kid-friendly amenities, this hotel makes for a fun family getaway in the city!

About the hotel


You need to know

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: AED 1600.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: AED 750.00 (from 9 to 17 years old)
  • Tourism fee: AED 20.00 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AED 130 for adults and AED 65 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AED 440 per vehicle (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in Instructions

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Check-in Special Instructions

Airport shuttle service is available on request from 6 AM to 5:30 AM. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


General description

A modern 5-star paradise with superb relaxation and leisure facilities in Dubai. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa, one of Meydan Hotels & Hospitality's, is ideally located in the vicinity of Al-Qudra Cycle Path.

The rustic Arabian decorated rooms are havens of tranquillity with premium quality bedding, air conditioning, minibars and Wi-Fi, while guests will be spoilt for choice with the on-site activities and amazing recreational facilities, such as the fitness centre, outdoor pool and the spa.

Check-in: From 3:00 PM

Check-out: Until 12:00 PM


Explore Dubai during your stay at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa, which is located around 2.8 km from Qudra Lake. The resort is also surrounded by Al Hadheerah Restaurant and Arabian Ranches Mall. Al Maktoum International Airport is approximately 10.1 km from resort's doorstep.


Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or attraction, and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Dubai International Endurance City - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Dubai Expo 2020 - 19.6 km / 12.2 mi
Jumeirah Golf Estates - 23.3 km / 14.5 mi
Dubai Parks and Resorts - 24.5 km / 15.3 mi
Legoland® Dubai - 24.7 km / 15.3 mi
Dubai Sports City - 24.9 km / 15.5 mi
Bollywood Parks™ Dubai - 25.8 km / 16 mi
Dubai Autodrome - 25.9 km / 16.1 mi
MOTIONGATE™ Dubai - 26.3 km / 16.4 mi
Dubailand - 26.9 km / 16.7 mi
Dubai Butterfly Garden - 27.3 km / 17 mi
Arabian Ranches Golf Club - 27.4 km / 17 mi
Ibn Battuta Mall - 27.7 km / 17.2 mi
Dubai Science Park - 28.7 km / 17.9 mi
Global Village - 29.1 km / 18.1 mi

The nearest airports are:
Dubai (DWC-Al Maktoum Intl.) - 10.6 km / 6.6 mi
Dubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.) - 49.6 km / 30.8 mi

The preferred airport for Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa is Dubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.).


Feast your senses at one of Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa's eateries serving Traditional Arabic, Indian, Italian and International cuisines, or tranquilise with a drink at resort's bar/lounge. The breakfast buffet is provided daily. Room service is also available around the clock.


Luxuriate in one of 115 rooms and suites decorated in rustic Arabic style at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa with the soothing view of the garden. Your unit is furnished with a safe, air conditioning, coffee/tea maker and a desk. For more pleasure, there is also a TV with satellite channels, in addition to Wi-Fi.

When it comes to bathing, you can have a relaxing one in your private bathroom that is fitted with a shower, hairdryer, toiletries, slippers and bathrobes. Housekeeping services are provided.


Indulge in pleasures worthy of royalty in the spa that offers massages, as well as body and facial treatments leaving your skin velvety smooth and soft, or move your muscles in a workout session at the fitness centre. Enjoy soothing moments at the outdoor pool.

The resort also offers concierge service, luggage storage, a deposit box, 24-hour front desk, wake-up service and Wi-Fi. There are rooms for disabled and services dedicated to the handicapped guests.

Business, and other amenities

Give your business a boost with Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa's business facilities, such as business centre and meeting rooms that will meet all your expectations. The resort also offers fax/photocopying, ironing service, laundry/dry cleaning services, airport shuttle, currency exchange, parking, shoe shine services and ATM onsite.

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Shuttle to airport

  • Babysitting service

  • Front desk

  • Non-smoking hotel

  • Gym/fitness centre

  • Spa/health club

  • Sauna

  • ATM

  • Concierge

  • Laundry service

  • Kids pool

  • Limousine service

  • Restaurant

  • Children's activities

  • Gift shop

  • Dry cleaning service

  • Valet parking

  • Wedding services


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Picnic area
Front desk services
  • Bellboy
  • Concierge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
Beauty & wellness
  • Gym/fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Spa/health club
  • Steam room
  • ATM
  • Ballroom
  • Business centre
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Non-smoking hotel
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms
Family friendly
  • Babysitting service
  • Children's activities
  • Kids pool
  • Wedding services
Pool & beach
  • Pool bar
Parking & transportation
  • Limousine service
  • Shuttle to airport
  • Valet parking
  • Gift shop
  • Does Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa offer free breakfast?

    No, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa have non-smoking rooms

    No, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa have a swimming pool?

    No, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa have free Wi-Fi?

    No, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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