Capturing the romance and tranquillity of the desert, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa will ensure your wedding day is picture-perfect
Tucked away in Dubai’s majestic rolling dunes, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is an Arabian Nights fantasy plucked from your imagination and a coveted location for a destination wedding. Whether you’re dreaming of an intimate ceremony or a lively celebration surrounded by family and friends, this palatial resort will turn your wedding dreams into reality. Here’s the pick of our favourite venues…
The great outdoors
Exchange vows amid the natural wonders of the desert at Sunset Point. The alfresco venue offers a simple setting that showcases the stunning surroundings and can hold up to 240 of your nearest and dearest. You could also opt for the Masala Rooftop Lounge, which is ideal for star-lit ceremonies, with its panoramic view of the resort that’s best enjoyed while sitting down to a sumptuous feast. Meanwhile, couples who want to go all out with the invitations should book the Arena. True to its name, the venue sprawls over 20,000 square metres and can fit up to 6,000 guests.
An intimate affair
Adorned with lush foliage, Al Shurouq and the Garden Café offers total privacy with its Arabesque furnishings, elegant floral centerpieces and personalised details. Alternatively, contemporary elegance meets old-world charm at Le Dune, while Falcon Courtyard beckons hopeless romantics with its oriental appeal and secluded setting that accommodates a modest 30 guests.
A cultural twist
Fascinate your guests by holding your ceremony at the unique setting of Al Hadheerah Restaurant. With a traditional tanoura and belly dancing performances, as well as a live Arabian band, you’ll have everyone on their feet in minutes. If you’re seeking something more private, Al Hadheerah Rooftop can accommodate up to 70 guests and offers a serene ambiance with its sweeping views of the Arabian desert.
From crafting colourful floral arrangements to creating a bespoke wedding cake and menu, the resort offers an array of services and packages to make your big day unforgettable.
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