Experience the Resort

Experience the Resort

About Banyan Tree Al Wadi

Set against the waters of the Arabian Gulf and the magnificent Al Hajjar Mountains, this oasis of indulgence offers an escape for the world weary.

Banyan Tree Al Wadi is the first desert resort in the United Arab Emirates to offer an all-pool villa concept with integrated facilities, comprising spacious all-pool villas, Asian-inspired hydrotherapy spa facilities, a dedicated nature reserve, a private beach club and an 18-hole championship golf course.

The resort offers city dwellers a unique retreat with its own nature reserve where indigenous desert wildlife roam free, exciting outdoor adventures, and close proximity to a private beach.

The resort is a 45-minute drive from Dubai International Airport and a 20-minute drive from the vibrant Ras Al Khaimah city centre.
History of the Site
History of the Site
Opened in January 2010, Banyan Tree Al Wadi is the first desert resort in the United Arab Emirates to offer a concept with…
Architecture of the Site
Architecture of the Site
This oasis of indulgence offers a contemporary adaptation of traditional Arabic architecture amidst miles of rolling sand dunes…
Giving Back
Giving Back
Banyan Tree operates over 20 resorts in more than 20 countries. With 15,000 associates from over 50 nationalities, our diversity presents…

Dining & Drinks

With seven dining outlets, be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining experiences. From casual coffee catch-ups, quick business lunches to romantic dinners for two, Banyan Tree Al Wadi has it all and more with restaurants like Safran, Al Waha, Sands, Dunes, Samar Lounge and Moon Bar.

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List of Bars & Restaurants

Al Waha

Located off the resort’s main block, Al Waha, meaning Oasis in Arabic, serves popular international fare and local Arabic specialties.

Al Waha

Located off the resort’s main block, Al Waha, meaning Oasis in Arabic, serves popular international fare and local Arabic specialties.

Safran

Banyan Tree’s signature restaurant offering authentic Thai cuisine.

Safran

Banyan Tree’s signature restaurant offering authentic Thai cuisine.

Samar Lounge

A double-storey cove with atmospheric lighting and intimate cushioned corners, Samar Lounge features an exceptional wine selection from across the globe, as well as fine cigars and signature cocktails.

Samar Lounge

A double-storey cove with atmospheric lighting and intimate cushioned corners, Samar Lounge features an exceptional wine selection from across the globe, as well as fine cigars and signature cocktails.

Moon Bar

Moon Bar, located on the upper deck of Samar Lounge, is an exquisitely designed roof terrace lounge serving shisha.

Moon Bar

Moon Bar, located on the upper deck of Samar Lounge, is an exquisitely designed roof terrace lounge serving shisha.

Sands

Located at Banyan Tree Ras Al Khaimah Beach adjacent to the community pool, Sands provides a healthy selection of International cuisine prepared by our chefs at the beach grill.

Sands

Located at Banyan Tree Ras Al Khaimah Beach adjacent to the community pool, Sands provides a healthy selection of International cuisine prepared by our chefs at the beach grill.

Safran Tower

Follow the alluring scent of romance for a dinner adventure in the wild heart of the Al Wadi desert.

Safran Tower

Follow the alluring scent of romance for a dinner adventure in the wild heart of the Al Wadi desert.

Spa

Calm your soul, uplift your spirits and soothe your mind at Banyan Tree Spa. Succumb to the workings of timeless techniques steeped in Asian traditions dating centuries back and let the subtle fragrance of Thai flowers coax you into deep reverie.

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Gallery

Feel a sense of place and a touch of tradition while supporting traditional crafts and environmental causes - from the women of the Mooser hill tribes in northern Thailand, to the green sea turtles in the Maldives.

Recreate the Banyan Tree experience in your home with our quality selection of Asian-style furnishings, indigenous handicrafts, Banyan Tree Spa-inspired amenities, eco-friendly products, ethnic apparel and accessories.

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Facilities

From the Rainforest spa experience to the world-class falconry mews, horse and camel stables, this destination offers the best of the Emirates. Enjoy pure romance and relaxation at the private beach club or tee off at Al Hamra with its 9- and 18-hole golf courses.

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