If you want to escape from the city, there are a few Abu Dhabi Desert Hotels and Resorts where you can live amongst the sand dunes and get a real feel for desert living in the old style of the Bedouin that used to roam these lands.
Don't however expect to rough it, these are luxury resorts, so your stay in the sands of the deserts will be one of comfort.
Enjoy all the desert has to offer, with stunning landscapes to explore and plenty of desert activities to keep you busy such as camel riding, desert walks and plenty of other back to nature experiences to keep the whole family busy.
Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara Abu Dhabi - 5 Star
A luxury oasis in the middle of the Liwa Desert a couple of hours drive away from Abu Dhabi city.
Escape from the city at this luxury spa retreat offering luxury rooms, suites and 1, 2 and 3 bedroom villas with their own private pool, this is the ultimate in luxury desert living. more...
Telal Resort Al Ain Abu Dhabi - 5 Star
This new luxury desert resort in Abu Dhabi Emirate was opened in the middle of 2015 and offers a traditional Bedouin experience.
Set in the sand dunes of the Remah Desert, located between Abu Dhabi city and Al Ain.
The resort also comes along with the Zaman Lawal Heritage Village, where you can learn all about the history, culture and traditions of the local Bedouins.
Liwa Hotel Abu Dhabi - 4 Star
Located close to the small town of Madinat Zayed on the edge of the Empty Quarter, this deluxe desert hotel in Abu Dhabi has been built in the style of an old fort.
This 4 star property is a good base to explore the surrounding desert and sand dunes, including the famous Moreeb dunes.
Arabian Nights Village Abu Dhabi - 3 Star
This deluxe resort tries to give you the authentic Emirati experience where you can stay in air-conditioned Bedouin tents, or private houses within the village complex.
This desert accommodation in Abu Dhabi is located on the way to Al Ain off the highway, nestled in the sand dunes.