Shaden Resort

Alula, Saudi Arabia


Be one of the first explorers in modern times to witness the world’s largest and most extraordinary open-air museum, teeming with world heritage sites and outstanding natural beauty. From the world-class Shaden Resort, unearth AlUla’s astonishing riches and delve deep into a wilderness desert-scape.

Key Features

  • 66 deluxe tents, 46 super deluxe tents
  • Seven villas
  • One Royal Suite
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Numerous on-site restaurants
  • Main lounge area
  • Activities including horse riding, camel riding, 4×4 adventuring, and walking dune trails

Journey through sandstone outcrops and desert expanses, pass forbidding cliffs and striking rock formations, and stumble across an outstanding wilderness oasis. Shaden Resort’s unique position offers a gateway into AlUla and an exclusive base from which to explore the region’s expansive natural offerings. Ride horses and camels through the dunes, embark on 4×4 adventures, and walk ancient trails to uncover more of Saudi Arabi’s fascinating past. Find reassurance in the knowledge you will return to maximum luxury in this remote region.

Featuring lavish accommodation options in a range of styles, choose from exceptional villas, suites, and deluxe tents, each boasting the privacy of an outdoor patio, comfortable beds, and access to the outdoor swimming pool and lounge area. Stroll down the slope to reach the resort’s large restaurant serving an extensive menu of ranging cuisines. As the sun dips below the horizon, marvel as the peachy hues reflect on the surrounding mountains and savour the magical atmosphere by candlelight.

Why we love it

Just 28km away from Shaden Resort and an absolute ‘must-see’ is the remarkable Madain Saleh. Indulge your cultural desires as you explore Saudi Arabia’s first World Heritage Site, a well-preserved ancient rock-hewn tomb standing tall in its desert surroundings.

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