Weddings in Dubai at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

For a luxurious experience in a breathtaking desert setting, complete with Arabian style architecture, Bab Al Shams is ideal for couples seeking a storybook style venue. The emphasis here is on understated luxury, with the resort delivering an enchanting backdrop to your very own Arabian Nights fantasy.

Max capacity

The outdoor desert Arena can fit a whopping 6,000 seated guests, so you won’t need to worry about overshooting the numbers. 

The ceremony

Your wish is their command. From an intimate blessing and photoshoot among the rolling dunes, to a low-key union beside the tranquil courtyard pool, or a larger gathering at the aforementioned Arena, Bab Al Shams has a plethora of options depending on your guest numbers and tastes.

The reception

Again, the choice is all yours when it comes to celebrating your marriage. The hotel will arrange a desert setting for your party, with a firework display if you wish. Or, you can opt for the Masala Rooftop Lounge, which can host 250 guests and has stunning views over the desert. Larger groups can step things up a notch by taking over the al fresco Al Hadheerah restaurant for an Emirati-style feast, complete with fire pits and traditional entertainment. And of course, you could go all out by hosting your guests for a celebratory evening under the stars at the Bab Al Shams Arena. 

Special touches

The tradition of Arabian hospitality doesn’t just mean you are guaranteed a warm welcome. Here, you’ll feel as if the resort is yours alone, with fireworks, photoshoots and whatever else you desire to make your wedding a truly memorable occasion. A special mention should also be made of the award-winning Satori Spa, which has a range of pampering treatments for men and women to get you ready for the biggest day of your lives.

Suits you if…

… you want quiet intimacy during the day but an evening celebration that neither you nor your guests will ever forget.

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