Sponsored: Al Maha might just be the escape you’ve been looking for…

Less than an hour’s drive from the centre of Dubai, lies a desert adventure that feels a million miles away.

Al Maha is a luxury resort hidden away in a secluded desert reserve, offering a seamless blend of activities with decadent chills, wilderness thrills, pamper packages and romantic dune-hemmed staycations.

Soothing hands and desert sands

Spa Indulgence Day Package

The Timeless Spa offers comprehensive relaxation journeys, and this particular experience gives you a full 60-minute massage of your choice, a three-course lunch at Al Diwaan, and access to the infinity pool and gym. And we’re not sure who needs to hear this but, it would make a pretty amazing Mother’s Day gift. Dhs640 per person.

Yoga in the desert

With this package you can make your sun salutations in the most spiritually appropriate setting we can think of… Desert tranquility. Join an hour-long meditative yoga session facilitated by a fully certified instructor, every Tuesday and Saturday at 8am. The deal also includes pool and gym access and a three-course lunch at Al Diwaan. Dhs525.

Spa indulgence staycation

For a fully immersive, deliciously indulgent, wellness holiday — look no further than Al Maha. Choose from a selection of therapeutic, deep tissue and body massages, and signature treatments that invoke the secret aromatherapy traditions of the Middle East and South East Asia. The package also includes breakfast, lunch and dinner at resort’s signature restaurant, Al Diwaan. Dhs4,650 (for two people per night).

A walk on the wild side

With a 225-square-kilometre Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) backdrop, if you’re in search of wild times, you’ll find them at Al Maha. And there’s a special package open to those answering the call of adventure. In addition to the pool access and lunch inclusions, guests can also take part in two activities from a potential itinerary that includes falconry, dune and wildlife drives, horse-riding, nature walk, camel trekking, and archery. Dhs995 per person.

Whatever you’re looking for from your leisure time pursuits, you’ll find it amongst these Al Maha desert sands.

Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai, Desert Conservation Reserve. Book now by calling: (04) 832 9900, or heading online to al-maha.com

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