Desert hotels are available all over the world, from Egypt to America, and feature naturalistic luxury a world away from the tech-luxury you might be used to. From mud huts, rammed cotton beds, palm trees to salt walls, empty lakes and raw panorama there is a lot to enjoy. Discover the wild, vast deserts on foot, bike or on horse or camel.
Desert Hotels
Bear Grylls Explorers Camp - Learn To Survive The Harshest Environments On Earth
'21may5
Bear Grylls  
Explorers Camp
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Have you ever tried to make fire without using a lighter or matches? This is the type of life-saver technique that you can learn at the Bear Grylls Explorers Camp. He is the guy you've seen on the telly running around in the rough wilderness trying to stay alive by ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Nature   Remote   Tent
Glamp Pakistan - Undiscovered Natural Wonders
'21mar29
Glamp  
Pakistan
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A passionate explorer of his own country, Fahad Mahmood, has made his dream come true by building a unique camping site in the Skardu Valley of Pakistan for like-minded travelers. Katpana Desert is the highest-elevation desert in the world. It sits at an altitude of 2,500 meters (8,202 feet) above ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Mountain   Nature   Tent
Location: Skardu  Pakistan  South Asia
Camp Sarika, Amangiri - Glamping In Canyon Point
'20oct20
Camp Sarika  
Amangiri
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The Aman luxury hotel group famous for its unique accommodations around the world has opened up its newest resort. Set in the raw wilderness of the Utah desert, the Camp Sarika by Amangiri only consists of ten tented pavilions. The name, Amangiri, comes from the Sanskrit word meaning "open space" ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Luxury   Tent
Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar - Oman’s Highest Resort In Hajar Mountains
'18aug13
Anantara Al Jabal  
Al Akhdar
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Anantara takes the concept of the high life to a whole new level with one of the world’s highest resorts. If you love the taste of luxury but don’t want to compromise your sense of adventure, then it might just be the perfect place. Set on a rim of a ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Luxury   Mountain
Location: Nizwa  Oman  Middle East
Wolwedans Dunes Lodge - Secluded resort In A Nature Reserve In Namibia
'18jul1
Wolwedans  
Dunes Lodge
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Wolwedans’ tagline is “simply out of this world” and it’s hard to disagree with that statement. The setting is surreally beautiful. Red sand dunes stretch as far as the eye can see and distant mountain ranges emerge through the mist on the horizon. This place is home to a whole ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Nature   Remote
Location: Wolwedans  Namibia  Africa
Talist Siwa - Traditional Eco Clay Houses in Egypt
'18jan31
Talist Siwa  
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Talist Siwa in Egypt is an ecological lifestyle experience. Talist means ‘Lake’ in the local Amazig language and that’s exactly where this lodge is located – next to the Siwa Lake close to the Libyan border. It has a stunning view of the Jafar and Al Gary Mountains. This family ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Nature   Traditional
Location: Siwa  Egypt  Middle East
Ma'In Hot Springs Resort & Spa - Hotel in the desert with its own waterfall
'16jun2
Ma'In  
Hot Springs
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The Ma’In Hot Springs emerges as an oasis from the dramatic terrain of the Jordanian landscape. Located in close proximity to the capital city, Amman, and the Dead Sea, this is the perfect destination for those seeking a relaxing and pampering retreat. The outstanding hospitality and the therapeutic benefits of ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Nature
Location: Madaba  Jordan  Middle East
Longitude 131
'16jan20
Longitude 131  
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This unique luxury campsite is set in the Australian desert amidst red sand dunes and stunning views. Located right by the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Longitude offers fifteen luxury tents (each elevated on stilts) where the flick of a bedside switch to raise the blinds is all that stands beside ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Nature   Tent
Location: Yulara  Australia  Oceania
Hotel de Sal Luna Salada - Hotel Built Of Salt Blocks
'15nov24
Hotel de Sal  
Luna Salada
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Bolivia has some of the largest and most elevated salt flats in the world. Named Salar de Uyuni, they are located 3658m above sea level. The salt crust covers an extended area of 4,085 square miles. Many of the towns in this area have special traditions and customs. Out here, ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Nature
Location: Uyuni  Bolivia  South America
Hotel Sidi Driss - Star Wars Filming Location, Lars Homestead On Planet Tatooine
'15aug24
Sidi Driss  
Hotel
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A visit to Matmata, Tunisia will take you through both movie history and a cultural introduction to the nomadic people who settled the area. Located about 40 kilometers from the oasis of Gabes, Sidi Driss is set in a rugged, arid environment that was deemed the perfect location for the ...
Accommodation types: Cave   Desert   Movie
Location: Matmatat  Tunisia  Africa
Alila Jabal Akhdar - On Top Of The Omani Green Mountain
'15jul24
Alila  
Jabal Akhdar
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While Oman might not be the first place that pops into peoples' heads when they think about a luxurious vacation, it is soon about to change. The country is home to the magnificent Alila Jabal Akhdar resort in the Al Hajar Mountain range. The name Jabal Akhdar in Arabic stands ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Luxury   Mountain
Location: Nizwa  Oman  Middle East
Kulala Desert Lodge - In The Heart Of The Namib Desert
'15jun15
Kulala  
Desert Lodge
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The Kulala Desert Lodge is surrounded by the iconic red sand dunes of the Sossusvlei in the heart of the Namib Desert. Situated on the private 37,000 hectares Kulala Wilderness Reserve, guests can enjoy unmatched desert luxury as they take in the spectacular views of the Namib-Naukluft dune sea, mountain ...
Accommodation types: Desert
Location: Sossusvlei  Namibia  Africa
Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara - Mystical Charm Of Arabian Nights In The UAE
'15apr3
Qasr Al Sarab  
Desert Resort
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Experience the mystical charm of Arabian nights in Abu Dhabi’s Empty Quarter at the one of a kind Anantara Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort. In the largest uninterrupted sand desert in the world, the Rub'Al Khali lies in one of the UAE’s most luxurious and exotic hotels. Relax in the ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Luxury
Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa - Luxurious Hideaway In The Arabian Desert
'15feb3
Al Maha  
Desert Resort
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Rising like a mirage from the sands of the Arabian Desert, the Al Maha (named after the Arabian Oryx - desert antelopes who populate the area) is a luxurious hideaway. Just 45 minutes from Dubai, this hotel creates a feeling of timelessness using classic, hard-to-place décor and making the most ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Luxury
Moab Under Canvas - Desert Glamping Next To The Arches National Park
'14nov17
Moab  
Under Canvas
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Moab Under Canvas benefits from its scenic location, just a small distance from the Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park. Here you can expect desert views, dramatic canyon gazing, and raw landscapes that have to be seen to be believed. Tents are erected here and provide a balance of ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Nature   Tent
Location: Moab  USA  North America
Off-grid itHouse - Eco-Friendly Living In The Morongo Valley
'14oct16
Off-grid  
itHouse
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Before going off the grid, experience off-grid living. This house, recently noted by the Los Angeles Times as one of the best houses of all times in Southern California, is available for those who appreciate the architectural beauty and significant design in creating a smaller footprint in wilderness locations. It’s ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Design   Nature
Beresheet Hotel - Hotel On The Edge Of A Crater
'14sep10
Beresheet  
Hotel
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Perched 800 meters above sea level, this hotel sits on the edge of the Ramon Crater which is the world’s largest makhtesh – a landform unique to Israel where water erosion creates deep craters. Despite being located in the middle of the desert landscape, the temperature is cool all year ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Luxury
Reggie Camel Camps - India Safari Club
'13apr17
Camel Camp  
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Safari was an Indian invention. The word Sahar means travel in Sanskrit/Hindi and the British appropriated the word and took it to Africa. The India Safari club takes you on trips in the Rajastani wilderness using 4x4, camels, or even elephants. It was all the brainchild of founder, Reggie Marwar ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Tent   Traditional
Location: Jodhpur  India  South Asia
Kate's Lazy Desert - Love Shack In The Catskill Mountains
'13feb22
Kate’s  
Lazy Desert
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As this resort is owned and run by Kate Pierson, the singer from The B52s, it’s going to be hard for me to write this without making a pun about the song ‘Love Shack’… oh wait, she’s beaten me to it, apparently, you can stay in an actual Love Shack ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Trailer
Location: Landers  USA  North America
Adrere Amellal - Desert Ecolodge In Egypt
'13feb18
Adrere  
Amellal
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*‘At night it is so quiet that you begin to hear the stars’* - Benedict Allen The ancient Egyptians called Siwa the ‘Field of Trees’. Today this most isolated settlement is home to a small population of Berbers and one of the world’s most interesting hotels. You won’t find marble ...
Accommodation types: Desert   Traditional
Location: Siwa  Egypt  Middle East