COUNTING DOWN TO RAMADAN WITH ‘BAB AL SHAMS DESERT RESORT & SPA’
Dubai, May 2018 – The countdown to the holy month has begun and all Ramadan enthusiasts planning their gatherings ahead, are invited to Al Hadheerah outdoor desert restaurant, transformed to a luxurious fully air-conditioned tent at the award-winning Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, to explore a ‘1001 Arabian Nights’ authentic Iftar experience, with a lavish buffet and a special live program.
Considered as one of Dubai’s authentic landmarks, award-winning Al Hadheerah desert restaurant has become a dining destination of its own, recommended by Dubai residents to its guests and visitors, offering a true taste of Arabia with its exclusive location in the golden desert of Dubai. With its transformation to Al Hadheerah Ramadan tent during the holy month, this authentic experience promises a majestic Arabian journey to its visitors, offering a one-of-a-kind Ramadan celebration, whether with its extensive culinary feast featuring more than 9 live cooking stations or with its perfect live program in a fully air-conditioned tent, marking the true hospitality of the traditional Arab culture.
This exquisite Iftar buffet at Al Hadheerah Ramadan tent, created by the talented culinary team, presents mouthwatering delicacies from famous Middle Eastern and international cuisines featuring Emirati, Egyptian, Syrian and Lebanese culinary creations together with Moroccan, Omani and Iranian savory selections as well as special dishes from India and Turkey. This lavish buffet offers nine interactive cooking stations including Arabic BBQ grill, ‘ouzi makmour’ together with ‘shawerma’ and Arabic bread-baking stations. Vegetarian guests are welcome to taste selected traditional and well-known dishes including Egyptian ‘koshary’, ‘falafel’ and ‘Foul mudames, Lebanese ‘cheese and zatar manakeesh’ and Turkish ‘mixed dulma’ together with a wide variety of Arabic salads that satisfy every taste. To continue this culinary feast, foodies with impeccable taste will enjoy lovingly made dessert buffet offering an Arabic and international desserts journey carefully prepared by the talented international pastry team.
Following an Iftar feast at Al Hadheerah Ramadan tent, guests will enjoy a perfect live tunes of the Oud player as well as the famous camel and horse heritage caravan live show, while exploring the shisha flavors at the special Ramadan shisha menu.
To capture the perfect heritage photograph this Ramadan, guests are invited to pose for the camera and take a picture, while holding a real falcon on their arms or while riding on a camel – both available for all guests of Al Hadheerah desert tent after enjoying their Iftar experience.
Following a sensational Iftar, an indulgent Sohour experience awaits guests with a generous à la carte menu offering a variety of inviting Arabic mezzehs, dishes and delicacies to enjoy at Al Sarab Rooftop Lounge. This two-story rooftop lounge with an authentic Arabic atmosphere overlooking the majestic Dubai desert, presents to all shisha fans a wide variety of premium and mixed flavoured shishas at until the early hours of the next day under the clear skies of Dubai.
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa awaits all guests with its exclusive Ramadan experiences, marking an unforgettable evening to enjoy among family and friends.
Daily Iftar and dinner buffet is available throughout the month of Ramadan from sunset to 11:30pm at Al Hadheerah Ramadan tent and is priced at AED 265 per person (including food, still water, Ramadan juices, soft drinks and Arabic coffee – price inclusive VAT) from Sunday to Wednesday and at AED 295 per person (including food, still water, Ramadan juices, soft drinks and Arabic coffee – price inclusive VAT) from Thursday to Saturday. Children up to 4 years enjoy complimentary Iftar, 50% discount for children from 5 to 12 years old. Shisha is available only for guests aged 21 years and above. Group bookings (10 guests and above) available at a special rate. Advance bookings required. Please e-mail BAS.Restaurants@meydanhotels.com or call +971 4 8096194 or book at https://babalshams.com/ramadan #DreamBabAlShams
Daily à la carte Sohour menu is available throughout the month of Ramadan from 8:00 pm to 1:00am at ‘Al Sarab Rooftop Lounge’. Shisha is available only for guests aged 21 years and above. No bookings required, first-come, first-served basis. For more information, please e-mail BAS.Restaurants@meydanhotels.com or call +971 4 8096194
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About Bab Al Shams Resort & Spa
Located 45-minute drive from the city of Dubai and from Dubai International Airport, the 5-star desert luxury ‘Bab Al Shams Resort & Spa’, suited in the heart of Dubai desert, is the perfect destination for families, couples or simply desert lovers. Overlooking the natural desert, this award-winning resort offers 115 rooms and suits range from 47 m² to 68.4 m² with authentic Arabic design and modern touches. A wide selection of restaurant and lounges complete the guest dining experience throughout the stay, from ‘Al Hadheerah desert’ restaurant with live entertainment, Indian restaurant ’Masala’, traditional Italian cuisine at ‘La Dune’, an all-day dining international restaurant ‘Al Forsan to ‘Al Sarab’ Rooftop Lounge, ‘Ya Hala’ Lobby Lounge together with ‘Al Shurouq’ Rooftop Terrace and the Pool Bar. An extensive leisure and outdoor activities await the guests including two outdoor temperature-controlled swimming pools, open 4×4 desert drive, desert fat biking, archery, camel riding, falconry together with various sports games, from volleyball and croquet to table tennis and boules. With 4 treatment rooms and an indoor and outdoor relaxation areas, the award-winning ‘satori’ spa offers an urban oasis for spa goers to indulge and reenergize. Children between the age of 5 years – 12 years, will be entertained with fun activities with three different programs in the indoor “Aladdin’s Kids Club’. ‘For more information, please visit www.babalshams.com #DreamBabAlShams
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa’ is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance and its Discovery loyalty program.
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