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  • Swimming Pool, Sails in the Desert
  • Exterior, Sails in the Desert
  • Bedroom, Sails in the Desert
  • Terrace Room, Sails in the Desert
  • Deluxe Bathroom, Sails in the Desert
  • Restaurant, Sails in the Desert
  • Bar, Sails in the Desert
  • Reception, Sails in the Desert
  • Red Ochre Spa, Sails in the Desert

Sails In The Desert

Traditional Resort – typically up to £400 per room per night


Short description

Sails in the Desert is the premier hotel at Ayers Rock Resort with spacious, airy and exquisitely furnished rooms set in lush park-like grounds.


Recommended for:
History & culture | Natural world | Relaxation


The resort is located at the gateway to the World Heritage-listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. As such, it’s just six km from the airport (with complimentary coach transfer) and 20km from Uluru, otherwise known as Ayers Rock. The Anangu, the indigenous population, welcome guests on walks through this culturally significant landscape to viewpoints over the stunning red of the unique rock formations.


Casting much-needed shade, the hotel’s sails aren’t just for show. Each room comes with a balcony, terrace or verandah while terrace rooms come with an expansive deck, complete with sun lounges, to make the most of the Australian sun. With a nod to the cultural significance of nearby Uluru, light and airy rooms are decorated with Aboriginal artwork and artefacts to set the tone for your trip. For a separate living area and a double terrace look to the Deluxe Suites.


From gourmet dining under the desert sky, to design-your-own stir-fries you can choose from 15 dining options at Ayers Rock Resort. Starting with light bites at one of the resort’s cafés and moving through its bistros and noodle bars to high-concept dining, there’s something for everyone. A particular favourite is the Pioneer BBQ and Bar, where guests select their preferred cuts and accompanying side dishes and take control of the barbecue. Alternatively, the Sounds of Silence and Tali Wiru match premium Australian wines and fine dining with a starlit outback location.


Guests at Sails in the Desert have access to a wide range of facilities that make up Voyages Ayers Rock Resort. The tours and information centre and accompanying art galleries provide a springboard into the cultural landscape of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park as the spa and its range of treatments offer respite from its heat. Otherwise, guests can cool down in one of the resort’s relaxed bars or the hotel’s private swimming pool.

Stay here on these holidays

Kata Tjuta, Red Centre, Northern Territory, Australia

Highlights of the Top End and Red Centre

13-day tailor-made journey from £3,155 pp incl. flights

Contrast the wildlife-filled seaside and wetlands of Australia’s north with the frontier towns, indigenous culture and iconic rock formations of its heartlands.

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