Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort: The Most Instagrammable Hotel in the World

(Anantara Hotel and Resorts)

A champion has been crowned! Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara has been voted the Most Instagrammable Hotel in the World by you, the readers of Luxury Travel Advisor! In a close contest, it defeated runner-up Viceroy Los Cabos with 61 percent of the vote. Viceroy, which represented the North and South America / Europe side of the bracket, made a comeback effort over the weekend but its 22,515 votes fell shy of Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort's 35,424.  

The Winner

On the outskirts of Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest sand desert—the Empty Quarter—beckons. Qasr Al Sarab by Anantara rises up from flame-colored dunes, inviting adventure in the most luxurious of styles. Traverse the Rub’ al Khali by camelback; dine under desert skies; unwind with hammam and desert rose rituals at the Abu Dhabi resort. For the most exclusive of stays, reserve a Royal Pavilion out in the desert.

The Runner-Up

Viceroy Los Cabos

An architectural marvel with a modern and futuristic, yet romantic feel, Viceroy Los Cabos has cinematic views and alluring experiences around every turn. Guestrooms, with their large soaking tubs frame the water where Sea of Cortez and Pacific Ocean meet. In December 2018, the hotel opened its new rooftop bar, CieloMar and also debuted an 11,000-square-foot full service spa.

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Keep checking out Luxury Travel Advisor for all your travel news, thank you for all your voting, and good luck to the hotels looking to take home the 2020 title!

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