• Stay in shaded luxury
  • Explore with complimentary excursions
  • Indulge with barramundi barbecues
  • Sip cocktails by the shaded pool
  • Relax on your private terrace

As its name suggests, Sails in the Desert is a vision of sweeping white canvas, picked out among the bright ochre of the Outback. As an exclusive part of Ayers Rock Resort, it offers the perfect combination of exclusive luxury and a wide range of facilities. Indeed, its forward-thinking design wraps up everything from a superb spa and gum-tree-lined pool to elegant rooms and a superb restaurant. Then, you’ll also have the likes of 15 dining options, multiple art galleries and a complimentary excursion programme to enjoy.

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Given its privileged location, you’ll be happy to hear that the resort includes transfers to and from Uluru as standard, as well as between the resort and airport. There’s also a full spread of complimentary Indigenous cultural experiences, from storytelling and guided garden walks to bush-food and weapons workshops. You might also want to pay a visit to the resort’s very own art galleries, home to fine works by Indigenous artists.

There’s even plenty of Anangu artwork in your room, with artefacts and decorative pieces picked out against natural tones. All come with balconies or patios, while upgrades mix in expansive terraces. The suites are particularly impressive, featuring multiple balconies, separate living areas and deep, soaking tubs.

The Red Ochre Spa is a special highlight, offering the likes of massages and beauty treatments. Then, alongside the Sails in the Desert’s multi-course restaurant, tennis court and pool-side bar, you’ll have more than a dozen dining options to choose from throughout the resort. There are bistros and grills, as well as Asian delicacies and even the special option to take a fine-dining experience under the stars, with dune-top views over Uluru.  


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15 days from £4,580 pp incl. flights

Between luxury stays, catamaran cruises and flight hops, this is your chance to experience the best of Australia in style. You’ll stay right on Sydney’s harbour, learn about Uluru’s cultural riches with a sunset tour and snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef with a marine biologist.

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