Elevate your summer at Al Wathba, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

The distinguished desert hideaway is proud to present two very special and unique experiences this summer

Summer in the UAE is the perfect time to indulge in a relaxing pool day or a long overdue catch up with friends, and Al Wathba, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa has unveiled two curated journeys that are ideal for both occasions.

Located less than an hour from the centre of Abu Dhabi, the beautifully designed, boutique resort is set in the middle of the vast and ethereal desert of Al Wathba.

Decorated with intricate, Middle Eastern-style ornaments and delicate features, it transports guests back in time to the age of the Bedouin tribes. Providing a welcome break from the hectic pace of city life, the destination invites guests to connect with the natural landscape, explore the true meaning of Arab culture, and totally relax and unwind whilst absorbing the calming aura of surrounding desert.

Spa and Pool Package

The sophisticated Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa has put together a special day package that comes complete with a welcome dose of pampering bliss.

The perfect relaxing retreat from the summer heat, the exclusive ‘Spa and Pool Package’ treats everyone who books a spa treatment of 60-minutes or more to a complimentary pool pass.

Inviting guests to combine their therapeutic spa journey with a whole blissful day in the cool waters of the desert infinity pool, the experience is exclusively available until September 30.

Delivered by expert therapists and starring premium, world-renowned products of the highest quality, each blissful massage, facial and body treatment harnesses the powers of all natural ingredients and cutting-edge techniques, while the hideaway’s stunning, palm-fringed pool comes complete with private cabanas, a state-of-the-art jacuzzi and numerous quiet shaded spots, providing a refreshing escape from the desert sun.

Surrounded by the dazzling rolling dunes of the Al Wathba desert, pool pass holders are welcome to enjoy Panache, the stylish swim-up pool bar where they can indulge in a delightful a la carte menu. Featuring expertly crafted cocktails and mocktails served within the perfectly chilled waters of the tranquil pool, guests are also able to savour sumptuous meals such as poke bowls, healthy snacks, burgers, wraps, hot bites and vegan specialities beside the pool.

The ‘Spa and Pool Package’ is available daily, until September 30, 2022. Price is dependent on the treatment chosen. To book, please call +971 2 204 4553 or email spa.alwathba@luxurycollection.com.

Afternoon Tea at Terra Secca

Those looking to mark a special occasion with a memorable, unique and magical experience, should look no further than the reimagined Afternoon Tea at Terra Secca. 

The perfect way to celebrate an important milestone or surprise a loved one, the sophisticated and palatial affair stars a lavish spread of artistically crafted bite-sized nibbles and snacks, all served within a breathtakingly beautiful setting.

Combining the thrills of a desert adventure with the wholesome joys of the classic afternoon tea ritual, Terra Secca invites families and friends to chat and catch up whilst absorbing the enchanting vistas of the golden dunes and savouring an array of incredible delicacies.

Each recipe is lovingly prepared by the expert pastry team, and immaculately presented on a golden stand. The choice of delectable dainty sandwiches, filled with smoked salmon, cream cheese and shrimp avocado, is then followed by an incredible curated selection of indulgent cakes and desserts, providing the perfect indulgence for those with a sweet tooth.

Authentic Parisian-style macarons are found alongside custard tarts adorned with fresh fruits, traditional Italian panna cotta, freshly baked scones, chocolate lava cake, tiramisu and many more irresistible creations.

Served with a choice of speciality coffees, and fresh loose-leaf blends such as authentic Moroccan tea, the calming views and sounds of the birds and wildlife make every moment even more exquisite and unforgettable. Ideal for long awaited catch-ups with friends, it truly is an experience like no other.

Afternoon Tea at Terra Secca is available to enjoy daily, from 4pm to 6pm, priced AED 195 for two. Timings can be flexible and reservations are required. To book, please call +971 2 204 4553.

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