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 Creekaufwärts minimieren

Wer sich in Dubai nicht zwischen dem besten vieler Welten entscheiden kann, oder aber nur einen Tag Zeit hat, sollte sich mit dem Gedanken anfreunden, nach interessanten Dubai-Erkundungen in die weitere Umgebung des Flughafens zurückzukehren. Weit - in unserem Sinne - ist ohnehin kein Punkt Dubais vom Flughafen entfernt.
Fahrtzeiten hängen lediglich vom Verkehr ab. Und hier kann einen das bittere Los überall treffen.


    
 Hotels an der "Peripherie" minimieren

Hotel image not foundAl Maha Resort - Desert Escape

Das Al Maha hat sich zum Ziel gesetzt, den Wüstengeist des vergangenen Jahrhunderts auf luxuriöse Art und Weise wieder aufleben zu lassen. Villas in Zeltform. Ali Baba und die 40 Diener. Wer das Klima, Flora und Fauna der arabischen Halbinsel im Hochkomfort erleben möchte: hier ist der Platz dafür.
Und das Ganze findet man 45 Autominuten ausserhalb der Tore Dubais.

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Haussprache ist entglisch, aus diesem Grund...


THE LEGEND
Old men told of this place where water flowed from a rock, the perpetual spring fed by ancient underground lakes. Birds gathered in the dense trees, gazelle hid from the shimmering heat under matted palms, and occasionally even the hardened, elusive Arabian leopard was seen in the distant mountains.

The place took its name from the proudest of all dune dwellers - the Arabian oryx. Herds of these spear-horned antelope would appear out of the heat haze - nomadic bands seeking this place of shelter and respite. The people named the oasis after them, and 'Al Maha' came to be known far and wide...


"But even amongst the tribes of the desert, the selfishness of man prevailed. Wishing to control the life around him, he built his camp around the water, used it selfishly and diverted its course. The vengeful sands first covered the dry rock pools, then smothered the trees, and finally buried the encampment that had strangled the flow of water from the rock.


Through generations, young adventurers were lost in the shifting sands as they searched for signs of Al Maha. Many trekked over the buried place, only to fall next to their exhausted camels, a noble fate at the end of a fruitless journey...

"Confounded by the disobedience of a hunting falcon, one young man followed his bird's movements over the dunes, only to find it perched on a thin branch protruding through the sand. Approaching the bird, the young man's anger turned to curiosity when he noticed small green leaves sprouting from the slender branch. Knowing this was a sure sign of water below, the youth later returned with his brothers and together they dug away the layers of time.


Finally, after removing a wedge in a rocky ledge, the brothers watched as water bubbled out and began to wash the sands away, revealing the ancient walls of the camp. Soon, the lost oasis reformed...

"The brothers settled alongside the pools, vowing that never again would any man or animal of the desert be denied the source of all life. Palms and once-lost wild vegetation flourished around the ancient walls and rocky pools. Wild animals reappeared, but the surest sign of the rebirth of this fabled place was the return of the Arabian oryx, after which the oasis had been named."


LOCATION

"...it was here that we had come to seek solace and sanctuary, the resort defied imagination and surpassed every expectation, such harmony between man and nature, between earth and sky..."

Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa is set in 225 square kilometres of pristine desert landscape just 45 minutes from the cosmopolitan city of Dubai, the thriving centre of commerce and leisure in the Gulf (Please click here to view the map). It represents nearly five per cent of Dubai's land area and is the largest piece of land ever dedicated to a single project in Dubai. An oasis of luxury and enchantment, Al Maha lies within an award-winning conservation area where desert wildlife abounds. It's also the only resort within the area where visitors can experience the true beauty and majesty of the desert and observe the indigenous wildlife.


SERVICE
"...there she was, only moments after we had called upon her, lingering just long enough to tend to my partner and I - if I didn't know any better I would think the earth revolved around the pair of us..."

At Al Maha, guests are cared for with courtesy and discretion by dedicated Guest Relations Coordinators, Field Guides and resort staff hand-picked for their commitment, customer-focus and professionalism. This 3:1 staff to guest ratio ensures exceptional, personalised service allowing guests the freedom to choose what to do and when to do it - from fine dining to a variety of on and off-site leisure activities.

Our staff have been hand-picked from 20 countries and together speak 30 languages.

FACILITIES
...invigorated and inspired, I sought to think more, learn more, experience more. I sought to unearth a treasured memento and send word of my discovery to loved ones far away..."
Al Maha offers comprehensive facilities for rest and relaxation, and business activities.

DINING
" ...it was an extraordinary feast, a feast for the eyes, a feast for the senses. And then it was time to eat - each delectable meal filling us with an unspeakable joy, and the certain knowledge that we will return..."
The finest international chefs ensure guests enjoy the very highest culinary standards, wherever they choose to dine - from the relaxed informality of Al Diwaan restaurant and its alfresco veranda, to the intimacy of a romantic meal on the private deck of a guest suite.

With a variety of options from the Middle East and Mediterranean, and with special theme menus featuring Indian, Sri Lankan and Japanese dishes, Al Maha's cuisine is exotic and enticing.

BEDOUIN SUITES
"...We in our pool and the oryx at theirs, each of us content that provision is near, our well-being in capable hands..."
37 individual Bedouin Suites * 75 square metres * Private
temperature-controlled pool (7.5 metres x 6.5 metres), surrounded by a wooden deck * handcrafted furnishings, antiques and artefacts * custom-made super king-size bed * spacious bathroom featuring a walk-in shower, king-size bath, a 'his and hers' vanity area * Bvlgari amenities * Minibar * complimentary water, tea and coffee making facilities * Satellite TV, DVD, data ports * Bluetooth * In-room safe


    
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