Looking for ultimate luxury in desert? Look no further – In the midst of the world’s largest uninterrupted sand desert, the Qasr Al Sarab is a like a dreamy luxurious mirage providing a palatial retreat in the Empty Quarter of the Liwa Desert. Rooms are decked out in subdued earth tones with intricate mosaics and jewel-encrusted accessories. All rooms have views of the expansive desert, but the Deluxe Terrace rooms have the best, with wide terraces overlooking the sandy dunes. Sample fine Middle Eastern foods at the 4 restaurants, including the all-day buffets and cooking stations at Al Waha. The free-form pool is a welcome respite from the hot desert sun, as is the spa where ancient elixirs get a modern update with a floral foot bath, Thai herbal compress massage or a detoxifying green tea scrub. Qasr Al Sarab is only 1hr 45 mins drive from Abu Dhabi the capital of UAE.