Desert camping in Dubai levels up as glamping catches on

Just over 100 kilometers from Dubai’s skyscrapers, Dubai is now offering stays in chic desert trailers, in plush mountainside lodgings and beach camps, as it seeks to put its own mark on the glamping trend that has swept world tourism destinations.

The mountainous eastern Hatta desert has lots to offer “glampers” with a taste for adventure but also for their home comforts. Near the Hatta dam, campers have a choice between a trailer, caravan or five-star lodge fully equipped with TVs and power points for charging a smartphone.

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