Sails in the Desert

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Why we like it

  • Sails in the Desert is located in the Ayers Rock Resort, in the living cultural landscape of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
  • Dining options include the lively, buffet-style Winkiku Restaurant and the award winning signature restaurant, Kuniya
  • Red Ochre Spa offers a range of health and beauty treatments
  • The resort has five swimming pools
  • Other facilities include bars and lounges, the Mulgara Art Gallery, shops and a children's play ground. The hotel offers over 65 tours, local activities and attractions within the Resort and the Uluru (Ayers Rock) - Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) National Park

A&K Top Tip

We loved the award-winning Sounds of Silence buffet barbeque dining experience. To see the sun set behind Uluru, and after dinner, tour the southern night sky with a resident startalker was wonderful.

Guest Testimonial

First experience with A&K. Intended to ask various travel companies for quotes but Vicky (Hamlin) was so good with her suggestions that we did not seek alternative quotations the suggested itinerary was excellent and helped us decide on a balanced and interesting holiday.

- GD, Windermere



Named after the soaring white sails that crown its roof, Sails in the Desert is Ayers Rock Resort's premier hotel. The hotel's interiors are exquisitely furnished and designed, with decor focused on Aboriginal heritage and significant artwork which is on display throughout.

The hotel offers three accommodation options. Spacious standard rooms have deluxe king or twin queen beds and include air-conditioning and the Spa Rooms have extended balconies with an open-air spa. The Deluxe Suites are over twice the size of the Spa Rooms and provide separate living/dining and sleeping areas, as well as balconies overlooking the garden.
The real star, of course, is the location, which is truly breath taking.



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Best time to be there

All year round; many parts of the country are perfect, even in the middle of the year. The climate ranges from tropical (Darwin) to semi-desert (Alice Springs), humid temperate (Brisbane and Sydney), cool temperate (Melbourne and Hobart) and Mediterranean (Perth and Adelaide).

Fly to

Sydney/Melbourne/Perth/Darwin (British Airways/Qantas/Emirates/Etihad Airways)

flying time

17-21 hours 30 minutes, one refuelling stop

time difference

GMT +8 - +10 hours

Visas

Visa required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area

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