Al Maha Desert Resort starting at 906 Actual rate may vary based on seasonality and availability.

Al Maha Desert Resort

Dubai Al Ain Road

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

Murqquab United Arab Emirates

“In a magical tale as old as time itself Al Maha was born, and is now a tribute to 'The Legend of Al Maha'.”


The exclusive green resort proved to be a hugely successful effort, establishing a luxurious green hotel and a major nature reserve in the Arabian Desert at the same time. The site chosen for this secluded sanctuary ensured that it would offer the widest possible variety of flora and natural landscapes, and since it opened in 1999 its success has put Dubai at the forefront of conservation.

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  • Guided desert and dune safaris
  • Nature walks
  • Falconry
  • Camel trekking with sundowners
  • Wildlife drives
  • Horse riding
  • Archery
Green Pearls® Score for Al Maha Desert Resort

environmental protection

being local - authentic experiences

giving back

cultural commitment

Rooms & Amenities

  • 37 Bedouin Suites (75 m²)
  • 2 Royal Suites (175 m²)
  • 2 Emirates Suites (375 m²)
  • 1 Presidential Suite (530 m²)
  • Bar
  • Lounge

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The Legend of Al Maha

Since history has been recorded, men talked of a wondrous place within the depths of shifting dunes in the Al Maha desert. Old men told of this place where water flowed from a rock, the perpetual spring fed by ancient underground lakes. Confounded by the disobedience of his hunting falcon, a young man followed his bird’s movements over the dunes, only to find it perched on a thin branch protruding through the sand.

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