TEMPORARY SERVICE CLOSURE
The well-being and health of our guests and team members is our top priority. With the latest announcement of the local authorities, the services and activities at our Anantara Spa, Swimming Pool, Gym, Kids Club, Resort wide Activities and all our Restaurants and Lounges will be closed until further notice.
Alternatively, In-Room-Dining will be available for our guests 24 hours a day.
Explore the mysteries of the desert and all its thrilling facets with a selection of adrenaline-racing activities, led by our seasoned activity guides.
Hop into our specially-adapted 4x4 and let our guides take you on a scenic adventure through the dunes. Or get your adrenaline racing with an action-packed Dune Bashing session courtesy of our trained drivers.
Dune Bashing, Soft Drives and Night Discovery Drives available.
Explore the Rub’ Al Khali with a guided desert walk as you learn about the area’s history, heritage, flora and fauna. For a truly mystical experience, embark on a walk at night, and watch the moonlight dance on the dunes.
Sunrise, Sunset, Night and Full Moon Walks available.
Let the ‘ship of the desert’ take you on an unforgettable journey across the Empty Quarter. Our Sunrise and Sunset Treks include mesmerising vistas and a stop for refreshments in a quaint Arabian setting.
Sunrise and Sunset Quarter Exploration Treks and Medium Camel Dune Ride available.
Discover the Middle East’s centuries-old equestrian passion and traverse the Liwa desert on horseback. As flame-coloured dunes surround you, you will leave with a memorable experience that has been tailored to suit your ability.
Beginner and Intermediate Horse Riding available. Available from October to May.
Thrill-seeking guests aged 14 and upwards are invited to take their pick from different treks and explore the awe-inspiring beauty of the desert on a fat bike. As the only bicycle that has been designed for sand dunes, the fat bike is perfect for experienced and amateur riders alike
Follow in the footsteps of the Liwa tribesmen and try your hand at archery. Featuring static targets set for different shooting ranges, this activity is suitable for adults and children over the age of eight. Our Archery sessions happen frequently throughout the day and take around 90 minutes to complete.
Falcon and Saluki Show
Marvel at the UAE’s ancient sport of falconry and Saluki hunting. Starring the cultural symbol of the region, falcons, and the country’s long-time hunting companions, the agile Saluki, this live show includes a demonstration of hunting techniques and engaging stories.
Learn about the rich cultural and natural history of Liwa with a tour of our unique antiques and implements from the local area, followed by a stroll through the dunes and culminating with fragrant Arabic tea, dates and engaging stories about Bedouin life and traditions from times gone by.
Kids' and Teens' Clubs
We want to make sure that even our youngest guests have the best possible time. This is why we are proud to invite little (and growing ones) to enjoy a world of fun, creativity and adventure at our Kids’ and Teens’ clubs.
Open Daily 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
No matter the time of day, it’s hard to resist the call of the majestic sand dunes of the Empty Quarter. For adventurers looking to explore the desert in a whole new way, our hardy sandboards and sleds are perfect for racing down giant dunes and experiencing the unique thrills of our natural environment.
Desert Animal Experience
Designed just for families with young children, this experience introduces little ones to local fauna. Under the watchful eye of our trained guides, visit the camel farm, Arabian horse stables, animal park as well as the falcon house that is home to Saluki dogs and friendly rabbits.