Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa is a 5 star luxury resort built in the style of a traditional Arabic fort, and located in the desert dunes on the outskirts of Dubai. The resort is around 45 minutes drive from the city and Dubai International Airport. The accommodations are designed in a rustic Arabic style, and feature amenities such as complementary high speed internet, satellite TV, mini bar and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests have a range of dining options across the resort's 4 restaurants, whilst 3 bars offer snacks and refreshments, including a rooftop lounge with panoramic views over the desert. The resort features an extensive spa and health club facility with treatment rooms, steam room, sauna and an outdoor yoga area. In addition guests can make use of a well-equipped fitness centre and large outdoor swimming pool. Activities including horse riding, camel riding, archery and falconry are also available on-site.