Re­visit Ara­bic tra­di­tions with Ti­lal Liwa

Lo­cated on the edge of Rub Al Khali desert in Abu Dhabi, Ti­lal Liwa Ho­tel is the per­fect des­ti­na­tion to ex­plore and ex­pe­ri­ence the an­cient Ara­bic tra­di­tions and cul­ture clubbed with mod­ern ac­tiv­i­ties for the young and the old alike.

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The Rub Al Khali desert is a unique des­ti­na­tion, also known as the ‘Empty Quar­ter’, the largest un­in­ter­rupted sand desert in the world. Danat Ho­tels and Re­sort’s Ti­lal Liwa Ho­tel is nes­tled amidst the rolling sand dunes pro­vid­ing a pris­tine view of the re­mark­able desert land­scape. The prop­erty is built in tra­di­tional de­sign of­fer­ing a look and feel of the rich Ara­bic her­itage and cul­ture em­bod­ied in or­nate crafts­man­ship.

Apart from its in­her­ent cul­tural char­ac­ter, the wide ex­panse of land at the prop­erty is a hub for ad­ven­ture en­thu­si­asts of­fer­ing ac­tiv­i­ties such as sand board­ing, cy­cling through the desert, horse­back rid­ing and quad bike sa­faris and thrilling ad­ven­ture drive into the dunes of the ma­jes­tic Rub Al Khali desert. The ho­tel also of­fers am­ple ac­tiv­i­ties for fam­i­lies such as vis­it­ing tra­di­tional camel farms and an ideal ro­man­tic hide­away for cou­ples to un­wind in the desert.

The prop­erty con­sists of dif­fer­ent types of lux­u­ri­ous rooms and suites even spe­cial 96 sqm Royal Suite to ac­com­mo­date niche clien­tele. While the su­pe­rior Ti­lal room over­looks the rolling sand dunes of the Rub Al Khali desert of­fer­ing ac­com­mo­da­tion for two adults and two chil­dren, the Al Sa­hab room with Ara­bian style dé­cor, ex­tends to a pri­vate bal­cony with sit-out area over­look­ing the pool and the lush green lawns. Deluxe room like the Court­yard room ex­tends to a pri­vate ter­race with sitout area while Oa­sis room over­looks the swim­ming pool ex­tend­ing to a pri­vate ter­race with sit-out area and sun lounger beds.

The Ex­ec­u­tive Suite with the sep­a­rate din­ing, liv­ing areas with the kitch­enette pro­vides views of the dunes. Among the sig­na­ture suites is the 175 sq.m. Ma­ja­heem Suite; the ho­tel’s Pres­i­den­tial Suite of­fer the most breath­tak­ing views of the desert dunes and pool from a large bal­cony and features an el­e­gant lounge, pri­vate din­ing room, and a kitch­enette. The Pres­i­den­tial Suite re­flects lo­cal tra­di­tion and Art Deco in­flu­ences, ex­ud­ing the rich­ness of Ara­bian cul­ture, art and his­tory. The in­tri­cate work of the hand­crafted wall cov­er­ings and the unique ma­te­ri­als help bring the vast space to life. The suite is fur­nished with a mas­ter bed­room, in­clud­ing lux­ury bath­tub and an­other bed­room. It con­sists of mod­ern ameni­ties such as wire­less In­ter­net, 32-inch LCD TVs, DVD player, work desk, in-room safe, mini­bar and com­pli­men­tary tea and cof­fee mak­ing fa­cil­i­ties.

In terms of din­ing, Al Badiya is an all-day din­ing restau­rant serves break­fast, lunch and din­ner, of­fer­ing a wide selec­tion of contemporary and re­gional cui­sine from a vi­brant open kitchen. Lay­ali is the in­ti­mate bar; it is an ideal stop-off be­fore din­ing or to cap off the night af­ter your evening meal. A rich ar­ray of eclec­tic snacks from around the world can be en­joyed in a lively bar at­mos­phere fea­tur­ing a live singer. In ad­di­tion, Al Li­wan is an in­for­mal set­ting for drinks and din­ner in a more ca­sual and laid back at­mos­phere at the pool­side with live en­ter­tain­ment which in­cludes a belly dancer, shee­sha and bar­be­cue.

Tours and ex­cur­sions are ar­ranged from the ho­tel in­clud­ing desert sa­faris in a 4x4, where you can ex­plore the tow­er­ing dunes and fol­low in the steps of fa­mous ex­plor­ers. You can also en­joy a bar­be­cue un­der the stars or take a trip to Liwa Oa­sis and dis­cover a num­ber of re­stored forts dat­ing back to 200 to 300 years, built to de­fend ear­lier set­tlers and to pro­tect scarce wa­ter re­sources.

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