Ramadan Escapade at Bab Al Shams

Desert sands, bedouin tents, authentic local dishes – this is what you’ll find during Ramadan when you head to Bab Al Shams, one of the UAE’s most popular desert resorts found nestled within the sand dunes.

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If you’re in search of an authentic bedouin Ramadan experience head to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. The spirit of Ramadan is presented through evocative displays of Arabian traditions at the resort. Guests can share Iftar and Suhour with family and friends under a starry sky while eating delicious Middle Eastern dishes.

For the duration of the Holy Month, The Meydan Hotel will host its ‘Ramadan in the Sky’ Iftar at the Sky Bubble. Guests will enjoy breath-taking panoramic views of Dubai’s skyline and a selection of traditional Middle Eastern delicacies including hot and cold mezze, succulent grilled meats and customized dishes at live cooking stations. Suhour can be enjoyed at the air-conditioned Ramadan tent featuring an exceptional à la carte dining selection, shisha and soothing oud music adding luminance to the ambience.

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Visitors can also enjoy a rendition of authentic Arabia with a Bedouin-inspired experience. During the Holy Month, the award-winning resort will host guests for Iftar in its air-conditioned tent at Al Hadheerah serving a wide selection of dates, fresh juices, mouth-watering Arabic mezzeh and an array of authentic dishes. Diners can sit back, relax and enjoy a variety of traditional entertainment including a camel and caravan show, oud player and tanoura dancer, making it the perfect venue for an illuminating Ramadan experience.

“The Holy Month of Ramadanreminds us of the value of togetherness and our rich cultural traditions,” said Mohammed El Aghoury, General Manager for The Meydan Hotel and Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. “This year our Iftar and Suhour represent a deep sense of integrity and theme to value our friends, partners and guests. The venues will provide a truly unique setting for families and friends to come together in comfortable, authentic and timeless tradition.”

Literally meaning “gateway to the sun”, Bab Al Shams is created in the manner of a traditional Arabic fort. This low-rise resort is one-of-a-kind and provides guests with an experience of life in the desert. The inside walls, shaded courtyards, walkways and water features provide refuge from the heat of the sun while also maintaining the resort’s special ambiance. A wonderful place for a Ramadan meal, Bab Al Shams is a gateway to culture, food, sun and much more.

For more information, visit www.meydanhotels.com/babalshams