This picturesque oasis is first of its kind in the UAE with designs inspired by traditional Emirati heritage…

Al Badayer Oasis by Mysk, Sharjah’s new luxury resort is now open and it is the perfect staycation spot if you’re looking for is adventure, serenity, and a dose of Emirati culture.

The desert resort is designed to look like an old oasis town, set against the sweeping dunes of central Sharjah, nestled among palm trees. The luxury and stunning desert eco-retreat is set in a traditional Arabian castle with the comfort of modernity and its 21 rooms and 10 tents are decorated with touches of Arabian culture and ornaments.

And the Arabian experience doesn’t end there. At Nizwa Speciality Restaurant, you can tuck into traditional Emirati dishes which are served using only local produce for a truly authentic experience.

If you’re craving international cuisine, you can head to all day dining restaurant Caravan where a buffet or prefixed menu awaits for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The resort also offers an indoor pool that operates from 6am to 10pm, and a gym with state-of-the-art equipment open only to retreat residents.

If you’re more keen on some adrenaline-filled activities, the resort offers customised desert experiences such as dune bashing, quad biking, horse riding, desert safaris, camel tours and you can even observe wildlife in its natural state.

Up for some star gazing? The spacious amphitheater at Al Badayer Oasis is the perfect spot to lay back and relax while gazing at the Arabian skies. The amphitheater can also host intimate, live events and the resort even has two meeting rooms where you can host your clients.

Al Badayer Oasis, Sharjah, room rates start from Dhs600, Tel: (06) 556 0777,

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