This lovely retreat is nestled in a relaxed expanse of gardens and striking mountain territory. Contemporary décor and stunning views of the majestic Hajar Mountains from the rooms and public areas are highlights.

The hotel also offers 2 pools, a spa, tennis courts and great accessibility to outdoor adventures. It is located in the emirate of Dubai, about 90 minutes from the city and 10 minutes from the UAE border with Oman.

JA Hatta Fort Hotel’s spacious rooms and family rooms feature private terraces with garden and mountain views. Each room has a bathtub and walk-in shower, high ceilings with exposed wooden beams, a minibar, TV, DVD player, room service menu and free WiFi.

There are also 2-bedroom deluxe villas. Guests can relish the views from 2 temperature-controlled swimming pools – one for adults and a waterfall rock pool for families. Outdoor leisure facilities include floodlit tennis courts, a 3-hole driving range, archery and mini-golf.

Families enjoy the children’s play area, games room and access to babysitting services in advance. Apart from a well-equipped gym, Senses Spa provides massages and other relaxing wellness treatments. Jeema restaurant offers a wide choice of international à la carte cuisine and live music.

The shaded, glass-enclosed Café Gazebo serves light dishes during the day. Roumoul bar serves cocktails and nightcaps, while Sunset Terrace is a great spot for sundowners during the winter season. From Dubai, the drive to JA Hatta Fort Hotel takes approximately 90 minutes.

Free on-site parking is available. The hotel is less than 10 minutes from the Hatta Heritage Village, the ’City Hiking’ trail and the Hatta MTB starting point for mountain bike trails. Kayaks and pedal boats can be rented at Hatta Dam, which is 12 minutes away with access to additional hikes.