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Sails in the Desert Hotel (from $1964)

Updated: Dec 10, 2022


Australia and New Zealand › Australia › Northern Territory | Ayers Rock, Outback & Red Center › Ayers Rock / Uluru




In the heart of Australia's Red Centre, Sails in the Desert hotel beautifully contrasts Uluru's raw natural beauty with a decidedly luxurious outback holiday experience. Soaring white sails crown Ayers Rock Resort's Sails in the Desert hotel, shading 228 luxury five star rooms and suites. More than luxury accommodation, Sails in the Desert hotel is a destination of exploration and indulgence.


Named after the soaring white sails that crown its roof, this is Voyages Ayers Rock Resort's premium hotel. The interior decor focuses on Aboriginal heritage and culture, with a gallery in the lobby and significant artworks featured throughout the public areas and in the private rooms. Slip into comfort right in the heart of the central Australian outback at Voyages Sails in the Desert Hotel. Relax in beautifully appointed rooms, enjoy a cocktail in the lovely grounds, or sit back and relax under the magnificent white sails.

Ayers Rock Escape:from $1964 | Five nights | Terrace room | special rate | children 12 and under eat breakfast complimentary | Desert Awakenings Excursion | Sounds of Silence Dinner | Uluru and Kata Tjuta Helicopter Experience | complimentary airport transfers, Travel Dates: April 1, 2022 - March 31, 2023.

Room Details

Each guestroom features complimentary Wi Fi access, a minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, heating and air conditioning, HDTV with complimentary air channels, in suite bathroom with complimentary amenities, luxury robes, and a blow dryer, an iron with ironing board, a safety deposit box, interconnecting and family room configurations, and accessible rooms. Terrace Rooms offers tyle and comfort from within flows onto the terrace that begs you to stretch out on the lounge under the towering white gums. Rooms are configured with two queen size beds for a maximum of four guests or one king size bed to which a roll-away bed can be added.

Suite Details

Deluxe Suites feature a separate living area, spacious bedroom and multiple balconies, and offers a modern neutral palette accented by colors and textures from Anangu creation stories and the desert landscape outside. Luxurious features such a spa bath and, of course, Sails in the Desert’s aptly named ‘Ahh’ Bed, are complimented by local Indigenous artwork and artifacts.

Guest Services

Amenities include complimentary Wi Fi access, complimentary guest activities program, complimentary airport transfers, complimentary porter service, complimentary parking, 24 hour reception, and 24 hour room service.


Ilkari Restaurant offers a personalized breakfast experience that begins with an international menu and is completed by an egg and pancake station that allows the guest to define their very own signature dish. Ilkari continues to offer a tantalizing menu of international flavors for dinner. Your three-course dinner experience includes a selection of seafood, an array of antipasto, cured meats and soups to awaken your taste buds. Walpa Lobby Bar provides a sense that your journey is complete, with a sense of arrival. A relaxed setting for coffee and cake, casual lunch or dinner, a pre-dinner drink or night cap after a sunset tour, Walpa Lobby Bar is contemporary and welcoming. The menu features a delicious selection of classic burgers, sandwiches, garden-fresh salads and light meals. Pria Pool Bar is a guide through the seasons. At Sails in the Desert Pira is a sun-kissed, poolside setting for casual dining or a relaxed holiday cocktail. The menu features a selection of shared plates, fresh salads, classic burgers, light meals and desserts.


Two tennis courts, five swimming pools, playground, giant chess set, Mulgara Gallery Artist, self-guided walks to seven lookouts throughout the resort, and live entertainment.


The Red Ochre Spa has been designed with pampering and total indulgence in mind - a sanctuary where guests exchange stressed or weary states for tranquility and embrace treatments that renew energies or evoke delicious relaxation.

Nearby Attractions

Local attractions include Watarrka National Park, Hot Air Ballooning, Alice Springs Desert Park, Anzac Hill, the Telegraph Station and the Old Ghan Train, Quad Adventures,

Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.


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