This is a luxe day-cay with a difference…

As Dubai temperatures continue to creep up, escaping the city for a dreamy daycation is at the top of our agenda this summer. And, when it doesn’t break the bank, there’s even more incentive to book immediately.

So, this brilliant new deal from Al Maha is definitely one we think you need to know about. The beautiful desert resort is situated a 45-minute drive from the centre of the city – so it feels like you’ve left Dubai long behind by the time you head up the driveway surrounded by dunes.

Included in the Dhs340 day pass, you’ll have access to the main pool area which is dotted with loungers in both the sun and shade. The area is encased by leafy greenery, and looks out onto the sprawling sand dunes beyond. Known for it’s plentiful wildlife, don’t be surprised to spot an Arabian oryx as you top up your tan.

The day pass also includes access to the spa facilities, which including a cold plunge, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and relaxation lounge.

Plus, you’ll also be able to enjoy a three-course a la carte lunch at their signature Al Diwan restaurant, inclusive of soft drinks, water, coffee and tea.

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If you’re looking to de-stress a little further, book the Spa Indulgence Package. As well as all of the above, you’ll also be treated to a soothing 60-minute massage to leave you feeling perfectly zen. It’s priced at Dhs654 per person.

Al Maha Desert Resort, Dubai Desert, 8am to 8pm, daily until September 30, from Dhs340. Tel: (04) 832 9900.

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