Ushering in a new era of hospitality, Al Faya Retreat is set to change the way we perceive luxury travel. The latest property from the highly acclaimed Sharjah Collection by Mysk, it is set to captivate its visitors and offer them an experience like never before.
Nestled within the Mleiha Archeological and Eco-Tourism Project, the five-bedroom luxury lodge is unique to the region. Originally built in the 1960s, the two lodges were once a clinic and grocery store. Located next to the UAE’s first petroleum pump the property is steeped in history.
A private sanctuary only available to in-house guests, the spa at Al Faya Retreat offers a distinct experience. Inspired by the landscape that surrounds it, its tranquil atmosphere allows for complete relaxation. Located in its own building, privacy is key with views gazing out across the desert. Unique to the region, the spa is based on the element of water. Guests can embark on a wellness journey as they venture through the herbal and Himalayan salt rooms, before heading to the tropical walk where a range of different shower pressures, lights and noises allow for a completely immersive experience. Promoting both physical and mental health, the rooms help in reducing inflammations, helping those with respiratory issues, and assists in the improvement of overall well-being.
The property houses a dining room, reception area, library, and roof terrace. In a separate unit, just a stone’s throw away lays the piece de la resistance of the property, a hands-free water-based spa alongside the five bedrooms. Unique to the region, the spa is based on the element of water. Guests can embark on a wellness journey as they venture through the herbal and Himalayan salt rooms, before heading to the tropical walk where a range of different shower pressures, lights and noises allow for a completely immersive experience. A private saltwater swimming pool is available for the in-house guests, allowing for an ideal spot to sit back, relax and embrace the desert surroundings.
Private only to those staying in-house under one booking, exclusivity is key. Attention to detail sees the surrounding environment is the emphasis. Think floor to ceiling windows for looking out across the commanding dessert landscape, skylights in the bedrooms for star-gazing and a fire pit primed for evening storytelling. Eco-friendly practices also echo this philosophy. This ensures that guests cannot help but fall in love with this once in a lifetime experience.