Sails in the Desert

  • Yulara Drive, Yulara, 0872 Ayers Rock, Australia - View on map
4.2 /5
Hotel type: Hotel - Hotel Chain: Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia
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Hotel themes – Sails in the Desert

  • In high demand!
  • ✓ Nature / wildlife
  • ✓ Romance / honeymoon
  • ✓ Luxury
  • ✓ Spa / relaxation
  • ✓ Design
  • ✓ Countryside

Quick description

Perfectly positioned to make the most of the Australian outback, Sails in the Desert is just a 5-minute walk from the Uluru (Ayers Rock) lookout, also a great spot to take in the desert sunrise or sunset. The property boasts an outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court and a relaxing day spa.

Sails in the Desert is located at the gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Uluru is a 20-minute drive away, and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) is a 40-minute drive away. Ayers Rock Airport (Uluru, Connellan Airport) is an 8-minute drive away, free return transfers are available from this airport only.

The air-conditioned rooms have a minibar and tea and coffee making facilities. Each room has a private bathroom with bathrobes, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Some rooms also have a private balcony.

The property also features a bar and a range of dining options. The staff can assist you to organise a range of outback experiences including camel rides, scenic flights and dinner under the stars.

The décor at Sails in the Desert is inspired by Aboriginal culture, and the hotel features original Aboriginal artworks throughout the public areas and in the guest rooms. The onsite Mulgara Gallery also showcases an impressive range of Indigenous art.

Rooms: 228

Important information

Children can be accommodated only when included in your booking, and within the maximum occupancy of the room. Your reservation may be cancelled with a penalty fee if you arrive with additional children.

Ayers Rock Airport (Uluru, Connellan Airport) is less than 15 minutes’ drive from the resort, and free return airport transfers from Ayers Rock Airport only are available from this airport only. Please note that Ayers Rock is a 1-hour flight or a 4.5 hour drive (450kms) from Alice Spring and Voyages does not provide free shuttle transfer from Alice Spring.

Please note that return transfers from Ayers Rock Airport to Sails in the Desert Hotel are available for all scheduled flights. For transfers back to Ayers Rock Airport, the coach will collect you from your hotel approximately 2 hours prior to your flight departure. For more information, please contact Sails in the Desert Hotel directly, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note individual restaurant opening times may vary seasonally. Supplements may apply for Christmas and New Year's Eve menus.

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Superior Double Room

Food & Drink



Bathroom, Hairdryer, Free toiletries, Toilet, Bathrobe, Bath, Shower

Room Amenities

Ironing Facilities, Iron, Air conditioning, Desk, Safety Deposit Box, Heating


TV, Telephone, Radio, Pay-per-view Channels



This spacious, air-conditioned room includes a TV, a minibar, and a balcony. Each has a modern en suite with bathrobes, a bath, and a shower.

King Room with Terrace

Food & Drink



Hairdryer, Toilet, Bath, Bathroom, Bathrobe, Toilet paper, Shower, Free toiletries

Room Amenities

Safety Deposit Box, Iron, Heating, Air conditioning, Ironing Facilities, Desk


Telephone, TV, Radio, Pay-per-view Channels



These beautifully appointed rooms have a terrace with day beds, a dining table and chairs. Guests staying in these rooms will enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast in the restaurant and nightly turn down service.

After booking, all of the hotel’s details, including telephone and email address, are provided in the online booking confirmation, confirmation email.

Facilities of Sails in the Desert


WiFi available in all areas


Tennis court

Food & Drink

Restaurant (à la carte), Room service, Packed lunches, Restaurant (buffet), Breakfast in the room, Snack bar, Restaurant

Pools and wellness

Spa and wellness centre, Outdoor pool, Swimming pool


Airport shuttle, Airport shuttle (additional charge), Shuttle service, Shuttle service (additional charge)

Front-desk/reception area services

Newspapers, Currency exchange, ATM/cash machine on site, 24-hour front desk, Concierge service, Safety deposit box, Luggage storage, Tour desk

Common areas

Garden, Terrace

Entertainment and children services

Children's playground, Babysitting/child services

Cleaning services

Dry cleaning, Shoeshine, Laundry, Ironing service

Business facilities

Fax/photocopying, Meeting/banquet facilities


Gift shop, Barber/beauty shop, Shops (on site)


Facilities for disabled guests Sails in the Desert Facilities for disabled guests, Non-smoking rooms, Air conditioning


Free WiFi! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.


Free parking! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).

Policies of Sails in the Desert


From 15:00 hours


Until 10:00 hours

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.
All children under 3 years stay free of charge for children's cots/cribs.
All children under 19 years are charged AUD 70 per person per night for extra beds.
All adults are charged AUD 70 per person per night for extra beds.
All children under 16 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
The maximum number of children's cots/cribs in a room is 1.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.


Pets are not allowed.

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WiFi available in all areas


Tennis court

Food & Drink

Room service
Breakfast in the room
Packed lunches
Restaurant (à la carte)
Restaurant (buffet)
Snack bar

Pools and wellness

Spa and wellness centre
Outdoor pool
Swimming pool

Front-desk/reception area services

24-hour front desk
Safety deposit box
Currency exchange
Tour desk
Luggage storage
ATM/cash machine on site
Concierge service

Entertainment and children services

Babysitting/child services
Children\'s playground

Cleaning services

Dry cleaning
Ironing service

Overall room rating

    support / service

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