Anantara Royal pavilion by Qasr Al Sarb
This luxe resort in The Empty Quarter, a sprawling stretch of uninterrupted sand desert, is 3 km from the E90 highway. Featuring Arabian-style decor, the 10 high-end 1-bedroom villas come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screens, and iPod docks, as well as Nespresso machines, and minibars with soft drinks. All include living rooms, kitchenettes, private plunge pools, and terraces with sunloungers and outdoor showers. Room service is offered.