*An Arabian Retreat*

Posted in: Asia, Honeymoon & Mini Moon Heaven On: December 4, 2014

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Today’s *Honeymoon Heaven* features *An Arabian Retreat* with The Banyan Tree Al Wadi.

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

During our Easter trip to Dubai and the Seychelles this year, we had a few days in The Banyan Tree Al Wadi, Dubai.

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

This Arabian desert resort is approximately a 45 minute drive from Dubai airport and the journey takes you through the sandy plains of the Wadi Khadeja.

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

*Banyan Tree Al Wadi Top 10*

* Al Rimal Deluxe Pool Villa – we stayed in this traditionally styled mud brick Arabian villa. It was an incredibly spacious and beautifully designed villa with a private pool overlooking the sandy dunes.

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

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The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

* Al Khaima Tented Pool Villa – we also stayed in this incredibly opulent with its ‘Arabian Nights’ decor and Bedouin style tented roof.

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

* Moon Bar – this rooftop bar is lit beautifully and is a perfect place for watching the sun set over the sand dunes.

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

* Safran – this impressive restaurant offers an excellent range  of delicious Thai food.

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

* Samar Lounge – this fabulous cocktail bar is enhanced with its mood lighting which creates a relaxed ambiance.

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

* Khan Zaman Tent – This vibrant Bedouin tent overlooks the nature reserve where you can watch the desert animals come to life.

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

* Nature Reserve – the resort is filled with Arabian animals, including camels, gazelle and oryx.

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

* Banyan Tree Spa – this luxury spa is the perfect accompaniment to a stay at The Banyan Tree. Its speciality hydroptherapy treatment – The Rainforest is just divine.

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

* Breakfast – the amazing display of freshly made items and the a la carte menu provides you with ample choice.

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

The Banyan Tree Al Wadi

* Banyan Tree Ras Al Khaimah Beach – a twenty minute complimentary shuttle takes you to the beach resort, which is serene. Reading a book, sipping a cocktail, enjoying watersports or taking in the glorious views are all ways in which to spend your days relaxing in the sunshine. We enjoyed a gorgeous picnic on the beach.

The Banyan Tree Ras Al Khaimah

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Such a fantastic stay here – amazing location, luxurious and opulent villas, very helpful staff – the perfect Arabian retreat!

Next week | A Festive Stay in Copenhagen

Sparkles,

Klee x

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