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Six Senses Shaharut, Israel

Small dessert community, Shaharut

Nestled in the south of the Negev Desert, a magical expanse which covers more than half of Israel, lies the Arava Valley. Discover the traditional desert hospitality within the small community of Shaharut, where generosity of spirit is ubiquitous.

Enchanting panoramic desert views from private terraces

Six Senses Shaharut lies at the heart of the enchanting Negev Desert, an easy transfer from either Tel Aviv or Jerusalem. Hosted by the desert community of Shaharut, the resort is made up of 60 suites and pool villas, each and every accommodation offering panoramic desert views.

The resort’s exquisite dining options combine the best of Israeli cuisine with Mediterranean influences. From a show kitchen to relaxed outdoor mezza space and a poolside grill, there’s destination and in-villa dining that each offer completely unique culinary experiences. The Six Senses Spa has both single and double treatment rooms, saunas and hammams, indoor and outdoor pools, and a gym. The extraordinary desert setting allows for a thrilling variety of activities.

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At a glance

  • Six Senses Shaharut is set in the Arava Valley, at the Southern tip of Israel’s enchanting Negev Desert, at one with the almost-supernatural desertscape.
  • Travel through the timeless landscape by an easy and comfortable transfer from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem, or take the three-and-a-half hours or three hours from Petra in neighbouring Jordan. Alternatively, take a 50-minute domestic flight from Tel Aviv to nearby Eilat and then a 45-minute transfer. Helicopter transfers can also be arranged from Tel Aviv.
  • Hosted by the small traditional desert community of Shaharut, where hospitality is expressed by generosity of spirit, the resort occupies a total area of 46 acres. It comprises of 60 suites and pool villas, each and every accommodation offering panoramic desert views from private outdoor terraces.
  • The groundbreaking Sleep With Six Senses standards feature handmade mattresses, cotton bedding that breathes, and all the fundamentals required for a good night’s sleep. Guest services include 24-hour multilingual GEMs (Guest Experience Makers).
  • The resort’s creative approach to cuisine combines the best of Israeli and Mediterranean culinary styles, while embracing the Eat With Six Senses philosophy of local, fresh, and seasonal produce.
  • The main restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating and a show kitchen. There’s a relaxed outdoor mezza space for light bites and sweets, and a poolside grill that features butcher’s cuts prepared to perfection, and a mouthwatering selection of homemade ice cream.
  • Experience unique destination dining, from carefully prepared picnics, to romantic dinners for two. An in-villa private chef is also on hand should you wish to kick back and relax in the privacy of your home away from home.
  • Visit Jamillah to indulge in expertly crafted cocktails and a range of premium spirits highlighted with a variety of homemade infused liquors and contemporary light bites.
  • The Six Senses Spa Shaharut offers several single and double treatment rooms, male and female saunas and hammams, indoor and outdoor pools, and a fully equipped gym and yoga studio.
  • In addition to the resort’s many diverse on-site attractions, the extraordinary desert setting presents a host of activities for guests who prefer to be out and about. The Experiences centre can make all the arrangements.
  • Within the resort is Grow With Six Senses, a dedicated kid’s hangout for younger guests with activities specifically designed for their enjoyment!
  • Rates shown represent the minimum standard rates per night per room during low season. We only make reservations on request, meaning our personalised offers are guaranteed to be the best available, and exclusive to our guests. Your reservation will be confirmed 24 hours after request. It then becomes definitive, and you will immediately receive an email confirmation with the details of your booking.
  • Check in from 15:00, and guests are expected to check out by 12:00.


Enjoy the local area

The spectacular expanse of the Negev Desert is an almost otherworldly desertscape, an environment which hosts a variety of activities: think everything from discovering archaeological and natural landmarks, right through to extreme sports, family-inclusive adventures such as camel or jeep safaris, and excursions to the Red Sea. Of course, if you prefer to stay in the resort, you’ll find all kinds on-site attractions.

As you journey to Shaharut through the timeless landscape steeped in history, you’ll appreciate your arrival is a key part of your travel experience. A comfortable transfer can be arranged to the resort, with the drive from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem taking around three-and-a-half hours, or three hours from Petra in neighbouring Jordan. Various vehicle types can be reserved through the resort. Alternatively, you can opt for a 50-minute domestic flight from Tel Aviv to the new Ramon International Airport (ETM) near Eilat, which also directly serves key European markets. From there, it is a 45-minute transfer to the resort. Helicopter flights from Tel Aviv to Shaharut are available but must be booked in advance.


  • General
    • Air Conditioning
    • Breakfast included
    • Coffee maker
    • Full use hotel facilities
    • Heating
    • Housekeeping
    • Laundry Room
    • Minibar
    • Safe
    • Smart TV
    • WIFI
  • Optional Services
    • Airport transfers
    • Baby equipment
    • Car Rental Service
    • Concierge Service
    • Hiking
    • Personal trainer
    • Private excursions
    • Yoga or Pilates teacher
  • Outside
    • Bar
    • Dining Area
    • Garden
    • Outdoor restaurant
    • Parking
    • Private pool
    • Sun Loungers
    • Sundeck
    • Sunshades
    • Swimming pool
    • Terrace
  • Linen & Supplies
    • Bathrobes
    • Bathroom amenities
    • Pool Towels
    • Slippers
    • Towels
  • Entertainment & Experiences
    • Board games
    • Fitness
    • Hammam
    • Kidsclub
    • Sauna
    • Spa
    • Steam room
    • Swimming pool
    • Yoga
    • Yoga mats
  • Remaining
    • Celebration venue