Experience Desert Staycation – Tilal Liwa Abu Dhabi

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Experience Desert Staycation - Tilal Liwa Abu Dhabi
Explore Liwa – A perfect desert staycation

Tilal Liwa hotel is located on the edge of the Rub-Al-Khali in the sands of Liwa amidst landscaped sand dunes and virgin desert from a short distance of Madinat Zayed city, approximately 175kms leisurely drive from Abu Dhabi (the capital city of UAE). Let’s experience Desert Staycation at Tilal Liwa, Abu Dhabi. 

Panoramic views of long stretched deserts with rustic shades of sand dunes and camels roaming around this property. It is like an OASIS in the desert.

Click here to book your staycation at Tilal Liwa. 

Experience Desert Staycation - Tilal Liwa Abu Dhabi
Sunset tour from Tilal Liwa hotel

Real Experience of best Arabic traditions and culture to life.  A peaceful and relaxing place away from hustle and bustle of city life. A true escape from a busy life to a peaceful one.

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Roam freely with beauties of desert

This place is maintained in true Arabic style.  Interiors are designed in Arabic theme.

NEAREST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT | Desert Staycation – Tilal Liwa Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi – Approximately 175 km

Dubai – Approximately  250kms

This resort arranges airport shuttle on request or if people living in Dubai or Abudhabi can experience a leisure and beautiful drive from city to this place amidst deserts runes and camels.

Great place for Honeymooners, Romantic Getaways, Family Escapes, Family Get-togethers or Ceremony, Weddings, Business Meetings, Sports Lovers, Dune Bashers, Nature Lovers, Peace-Seekers and Solo Travelers.

Desert Staycation - Tilal Liwa Abu Dhabi
Experience Desert Staycation



Quad Bike with camels around 

This is included in your stay package and if not then can be purchased from the reception. You should carry a driving license.

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 Kite Flying 

Arranged by hotel reception upon request.

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 Visit Camel Farm 

Hotel arranges Camel Farm tour where you can see Camel racing tracks, villages breeding camels with their farms.

 Sunset in Desert

  This activity is arranged by the hotel. They take you in 4 X 4 vehicle for dune bashing and showing sunset from various points to have a look of sun setting down between the sands.

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In the night, walking Stargazing tours are also arranged, which should not be missed.

 Camel ride 

Camel ride can be done as hotel property have personal camels with riders, to go into the desert on the camel back.  This is included in the stay package.

 Evenings in Desert 

Bars, Restaurants and open areas offer live music with belly dance(on specific days) and singers(on all days).

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Take a plunge into special Swimming Pool – Oasis style | Experience Desert Staycation – Tilal Liwa Abu Dhabi

This pool is special because it is made such that when you swim then you feel you are swimming in waters surrounded by desert.  While swimming you have the views of the desert from every point of the pool.

Desert Staycation - Tilal Liwa Abu Dhabi

Cycling on Sand Dunes | Experience Desert Staycation – Tilal Liwa Abu Dhabi

Hotel provides bike(with or without gears) on request for cycling around.

Hotel Features | Why staycation at Tilal Liwa | Desert Staycation – Tilal Liwa Abu Dhabi

  • Airport shuttle
  • Babysitter
  • Banquet room
  • Bar
  • BBQ Pit
  • Bell/Porterage service
  • Breakfast room
  • Business center
  • Cafe/coffee shop
  • Childcare
  • Concierge
  • Conference room
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness center
  • Front desk
  • Gift/sundry shop
  • Internet access
  • Lobby
  • Lounge
  • Meeting room
  • Multilingual staff
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Safe deposit box
  • Sauna
  • Smoking Floor
  • Steam room
  • Tour desk
  • Valet laundry
  • Valet parking
  • Evening entertainment
  • Kids’ club
  • Entertainment staff
  • Bikes available (free)
  • Horse riding Off-site
  • Cycling
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Darts
  • Karaoke
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards
  • Children’s playground
  • Games room

This hotel comprises of 111 rooms and all rooms are specific because some have inside swimming pool view, desert runes view, rooms with balcony on upper floors.

They also arrange Romantic Getaway kind of thing for a couple who want to celebrate those special moments by arranging special candlelight dinner for two in between desert, room decor with roses and special massage for two.  Check the hotel site for this special package.

All the premises are adorned with ethnic Arabic lamps and vases with the history of UAE on walls. A true experience of rich Arabic culture with sporting activities in a day.  You will never forget your stay in this hotel as it rejuvenates you when you return back to your hometown.

Best time to visit:–  October to March

Currency – UAE Dirhams or USD also accepted here.

Language – All people here understand English.

Food – Arabic, Italian and Indian all are served here. If you request something in advance they can do it for you but depends upon the availability. Breakfast is sumptuous with lots of variety. The bar is functional all day, but check its availability during Dry days.

Read about another review on Luxurious Desert Resort at Liwa.

Note :- This is not a sponsored Post. Stay in this hotel is done under my own expense.

All photos are taken by me and use of photos without permission would result in legal action.

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  1. You got me at the swimming pool in the desert. I am definitely going to consider Liwa hotel when in UAE. It will be a great experience to witness the Arabic traditions and culture while living in luxury in the middle of a desert.

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