Pick an unforgettable setting for one of the most memorable days of your life. Hidden deep within the Dubai Desert, Bab Al Shams could have been plucked straight from an Arabian fairytale. Choose to spend your special day here and we will design everything around you, whether it's a decadent day of celebrations or a more personal gathering between close friends.


For enquiries or further information, please contact:
Bab Al Shams - Conference & Events Team

Tel: +971 4 809 6100
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From versatile meeting rooms to exquisite restaurants, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa consistently combines rich Arabic culture and the latest in modern amenities.

A choice of venues with flexible configurations, the latest in video-conferencing and audio visual equipment and a team of professionals who ensure prompt attention at all times, make the resort an ultimate retreat destination for corporate events.


Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa offers you the ideal meeting venue in a simply spectacular setting. Interconnecting rooms, professional service and state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment ensure your every requirement can be met.

  • 2 Meeting Rooms (35 square meter/377 square foot & 39 square meter/420 square foot) - ideal for board   room style meetings for up to 16 delegates
  • 1 Meeting Room (70 square meter/753 square foot) - with flexible seating arrangements for up to 36   delegates (class room style) or 15 delegates (U-shape seating)
  • Extensive audio visual equipment
  • Wireless Internet connection available
  • Day delegate packages

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The Endurance City, which is located close to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, has played host to many International competitions including, most recently, the 10th World Endurance Championship.

The impressive banqueting facilities at the Endurance City are well suited to meetings, product launches, team buildings, cocktail receptions and dinners, all offered in a spectacular desert location.

This multi-purpose venue offers a combination of indoor rooms, plus large outdoor facilities including a state of the art Media Centre. Adjacent to the Media Centre are two additional dining halls.

The indoor meeting rooms can cater for 50 - 300 guests, and the outdoor venues can cater for 50 – 500 guests. The recent events held at the Endurance City have attracted Ministers, VIPs and Royalty.

This unique venue offers both an exclusive and flexible location for any corporate event. The Resort is also an ideal location for unforgettable banqueting and dining events.


Bab Al Shams as Gateway to the Sun is an architectural wonder that seems to have suddenly come to life in the heart of the desert. Offering the ultimate in luxury, comfort and entertainment, at Bab Al Shams you will experience an outdoor event with history, style, splendor and magnificence.


All outside venues feature natural scenes of the Arabian desert.
Lighting: Standard outdoor terrace lighting. Any lighting can be arranged upon request

  • Falcon Courtyard
  • Masala Courtyard
  • Masala Rooftop Lounge
  • Garden Café

The Resort is an ideal location for corporate functions because of the unmatched tranquility, flexibility and diversity. With a total 0f 22 meeting rooms and event capacity for up to 5,000 people, the Resort’s impressive conference and banqueting facilities are inspiring, impressive and private.

With our unique location, Bab Al Shams can provide and add something truly unique to your corporate event, meeting or team building activity. Your Account Manager will be delighted to create team-building activities using the expansive environment of the tranquil Arabian Desert.

Horse riding: It’s an enchanting way to view the desert on magnificent Arabian horses.

Camel rides: Step back in time and cross the sands in a traditional camel caravan.

Falconry: Originally, falcons were used for hunting and as a way for the tribal sheikhs to keep in touch with each other.

Desert cruiser: A great way to witness the rising or setting sun casting its orange glow over the vast expanse of rippling sand. Arrangements can be made for an early breakfast on the dunes or an evening round of beverages during sunset.

At Bab Al Shams, it’s our goal not just to meet your every discerning expectation, but to exceed it. On enquiry, you will be assigned a dedicated Account Manager who will respond in writing within 24 hours, and thereafter help you a plan a well thought through event or meeting.

Supported by a team of technicians, chefs and hotel management personnel, your Account Manager will assist you during every stage and across all aspects of the event. From complimentary stationery supplies to room arrangements, to sourcing specialized equipment and much more. Our team will spare no detail, and spare you all worry.

Nestled amongst Dubai’s majestic dunes, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa presents a uniquely breathtaking setting for your picture perfect wedding. Capturing all the romance and tranquility of the land and blending it with luxury and authentically Arabian experiences, the resort rises elegantly from the vast desert.

Offering intimate blessing ceremonies beneath a star-filled sky, lavish wedding breakfasts overlooking the tumbling dunes and stylish receptions beside tranquil pools, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa enthralls the imagination and presents endless opportunities for an incomparable desert wedding.


Our wedding planners work with you to create a day exactly as you imagined it to be. We’ll take the pressure off so you can rest assured that everything will go according to plan, right down to the tiniest of details.

Our chefs will work with you to create a bespoke menu so that you can ensure all of your favourites are on the table. With experience cooking cuisine from all over the world, we’ll make your wedding meal a memorable one whether it’s a buffet feast or fine dining for a select few.


One of the most alluring aspects of Bab Al Shams is the architecture itself. With traditional Arabian stonework, tropical gardens, glittering pools and waterways to discover, it’s a place that will reveal its secrets throughout your stay.

We have a range of different venues that are perfect to stage a celebration or if you prefer the charm of the desert itself we can create a setting amidst the dunes for a truly unique occasion.


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