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In need for complete seclusion? Consider Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, an oasis that is located 60 minutes away from Abu Dhabi.

Not only is it away from the bustling city, you will get to enjoy in your very own spacious private villa and suite complete with a private pool. So you’ll have all those endless desert views to yourself.

The desert is further reflected in the design of the rooms and villas with strong local and bedouin inspired details with a touch of luxury. From Arabian carpets to lanterns, bedouin seating and more – you’re guaranteed to feel the spirit of the desert.

Those staying at the desert resort will be able to indulge their palate at Terra Secca. Translating to ‘dry earth’ in Italian, the restaurant is an upscale trattoria with traditional Italian dishes on the menu from fresh pasta and pizza. The restaurant has a brand-new menu, so you can tuck into something new even if you have visited before.

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If you’re in the mood for Asian, head to Al Mesayan – a rooftop bar and restaurant where you enjoy delectable sushi, and sip on drinks while soaking in the magical views of the desert dunes.

Terra Secca and Al Mesayan will be open from 4pm to 11pm daily.

For those seeking a touch of adventure, there are a number of fun activities to try out including horseback riding, camel riding, falconry, archery and flow riding.

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For those of you who really want to relax, get a booking in at Saray Spa. As a special treat for ladies , in October there is a 25 per cent special discount for spa treatments that are 60 minutes and over. The spa is open daily from 11am to 10pm.

Want to make a booking? Visit marriott.com

Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Al Wathba South, Abu Dhabi, Tel: (0)2 204 4444. alwathbahotel.com

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