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Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2013

Absolutely amazing. We got extra activities for free, the staff were knowledgable and faultless. Food was delicious and setting perfect. It is expensive but I would go again in a heartbeat - we stayed for 1 night and I had more memorable experiences in 24hours than I have on 2 week holidays.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking out your valuable time to post your review on tripadvisor and for choosing Al Maha Desert Resort for your recent stay. Guest satisfaction is our main goal and it is rewarding to learn that it has been achieved on this occasion. Team Al Maha is proud to keep up with your expectations. Thank you...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2013

I can honestly say this place is faultless. Pure perfection down to every detail. You couldn't imagine anywhere more romantic to spend quality time with someone special. The villas are spectacular and seriously comfortable. You relax as soon as you get there and just enjoy the amazing views and wildlife around you. Sunbathing on your own private terrace and dipping...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking out your precious time and posting a review on tripadvisor following your recent visit to Al Maha. We are pleased to learn that you had an enjoyable and a relaxing stay with us. Guest satisfaction is our main goal at Al Maha and it rewarding to learn that we have achieved it on this...

Nyon
Reviewed 18 January 2013

Nice location in the middle of the desert about 50 minutes and 250 Dirhams (one way) from Dubaï down town. Nice rooms and very friendly service. You will certainly like the camel ride of this is your first expérience but we found the entertainment program very basic. Regarding the restaurant it is not at all at the level of what...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking out your valuable time to post your review on tripadvisor and for choosing Al Maha Desert Resort for your recent stay. Guest satisfaction is our main goal and it is rewarding to learn that it has been achieved on this occasion. Team Al Maha is proud to keep up with your expectations. Detailed reviews...

Mougins, France
Reviewed 16 January 2013

I brought my husband here for 4 days for a birthday treat. I thought from the reviews it maybe pretentious but it isn't. The staff are excellent and make you most welcome. They treat everyone as a valued guest and go out of their way to ask & to ensure you have everything you need to make the most of...

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Dear Guest, We are thrilled to learn that you have enjoyed your recent stay at Al Maha Desert Resort and would like to thank you for writing such a constructive review on tripadvisor. We are pleased to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us, and would like to thank you for all the positive comments you have made....

Beijing
Reviewed 15 January 2013

We only came to this resort as day trippers (a bit out of our budget otherwise) and I wondered if we would be treated as second class guests...but quite the opposite. The staff were all lovely, and many had worked there for years, which together with their attitude suggested they are treated well unlike in many places in Dubai. The...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking out your valuable time in posting your review on tripadvisor following your recent visit at Al Maha. We are pleased to hear that you a memorable time with us and Team Al Maha is proud to keep up with your expectations. Once again we thank you for all your positive comments and recommendations; we...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2013

Everything you could ever want! Staff can't do enough to ensure you have the best possible time, the food is out of this world, and the surroundings are just amazing! Each member of staff was more friendly and helpful than the last. To swim in the infinity pool and look out on to the camels and antelopes wandering around the...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking out your valuable time to post your review on tripadvisor and for choosing Al Maha Desert Resort for your recent stay. Guest satisfaction is our main goal and it is rewarding to learn that it has been achieved on this occasion. Team Al Maha is proud to keep up with your expectations. Thank you...

Lighthouse Point, Florida
Reviewed 9 January 2013

This place is incredible. The people working here are fantastic, the activities were great and the food is the BEST that I has anywhere in UAE! My activities director was Darron, and he hustled like no one I had ever seen at these kinds of places. He went out of his way to ensure that we got to do every...

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Dear Guest, We are delighted to learn that you have enjoyed your recent stay at Al Maha Desert Resort and would like to thank you for taking out your precious time and writing a review on tripadvisor. Your feedback is much appreciated and has been shared with all our ambassadors especially Darron whose efforts were much appreciated. Guest satisfaction is...

Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 7 January 2013

We stayed here last year for a few day and we cried when we left. It was perfect in every way. Thanks to all the hard working staff and to the owners for preserving a bit of the rural desert. We cant wait to come back.

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Dear Guest, We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your recent stay at Al Maha Desert Resort and would like to thank you for taking the time to write about your experience here on Tripadvisor. Your feedback is much appreciated and has been shared with all our ambassadors. Guest satisfaction is our main goal at Al Maha, and it...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 7 January 2013

From the moment we checked in to the moment we (sadly) left, it was nothing short of perfect! A truly unique experience! The surroundings are beautiful, the accomodations beyond comfortable, the food delicious, the staff friendly, polite, and attentive. A highlight for us was being dropped off in the desert with a spectacular "picnic" dinner for two, pillows upon which...

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Dear Guest, We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your recent stay at Al Maha Desert Resort and would like to thank you for taking the time to write about your experience here on tripadvisor. Guest satisfaction is our main goal at Al Maha, and it is rewarding to learn that it has been achieved on this occasion. We...

Paris, France
Reviewed 6 January 2013

Very hard to be disappointed there: amazing location in the heart of the desert one hour from Dubai by car Amazing suites, nicely decorated with a private terrace and pool Absolutely fabulous service Great food However, the hotel seems to give a lot of weight to the activities, I personally don't think it should be that way: the activities are...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Exclusive Hotel designed to resemble a traditional Bedouin encampment - Set within a 25-sq.-kilometer desert conservation reserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

Address: Dubai - Al Ain Rd | Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Murqquab, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Murqquab
Price Range: €760 - €2,007 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 42
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Al Maha Desert Dubai
Al Maha Desert Resort
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“Watering hole view is the best”
 of 5 bubbles 776umarn, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are very private.”
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“I feel that any room would be good, but we noticed that some had less interesting views than ours”
 of 5 bubbles valeriep446, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some of the rooms' plunge-pools can be overlooked, so we suggest that you make sure that you are allocated a screened Suite.”
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“All are good”
 of 5 bubbles BobbySteel, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
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