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A culinary celebration of tradition and innovation

Joontos Restaurant at Dar Tantora The House Hotel

At Joontos, our passion for sharing is embodied in every dish. Under the culinary expertise of Michelin-starred Chef Jaume Puigdengolas, we invite you to a unique dining experience where tradition meets modernity.

This isn’t just a restaurant. It’s a celebration of culinary artistry, local heritage, and the joy of sharing. Whether it’s a hearty breakfast, a leisurely lunch, or an elegant dinner, each meal is an invitation to explore and enjoy the rich tapestry of flavours that define our beloved AlUla.

Savour the authentic flavours of Saudi Arabia

Our menu pays homage to Saudi Arabia as each dish is prepared with local ingredients. From the warmth of the dates shakshuka to the zest of our orange cheese dates dip, every bite is a journey through the rich flavours of the region.

Mirbad: An authentic in-room dining experience

In the comfort of your Dar, experience Mirbad, our in-room dining concept that brings Joontos’ exquisite dishes to you. Large serving platters brim with home-cooked meals, served on locally sourced clay platters for an authentic touch.

Cigar Oasis by Manuh Cigars

Curated by Manuh Cigars, this experience –with the help of high-end cigars – offers a soothing environment along with coffee, tea, mocktails and finger foods.

Experience highlights


The first of its kind in the Kingdom, this unique running challenge will take place over the hottest time of the year. Runners from all over the world will participate in this sweltering desert race, across distances ranging from five kilometres to a full marathon.

Until 10 March 2024

Immerse yourself in nature with this 4km hike through the Hidden Valley within the Sharaan Nature Reserve.

Until 10 March 2024

Take your adventure to the next level with rock climbing on the spectacular rocks of AlUla.

Until 10 March 2024

Take a leap on the Giant Swing in AlUla swinging over 85 metres above the ground into a 70-metre arc in a stunning canyon.

Until 10 March 2024

The first of its kind in the region, the AlUla Stairway takes you up a 45-metre ladder with a zipline back down.


‘The Pinnacle of Camel Racing’, the AlUla Camel Cup brings together some of the world’s finest racing camels to compete in one of the region’s oldest sports. Each day features a different kind of race, testing the speed, strength and endurance of these remarkable ‘ships of the desert’.


The first Infinity race to ever take place outside of North America, this epic eight-hour competition challenges athletes to accomplish the largest number of laps around an obstacle course. The winner of this incredible event will be awarded one of the largest financial prizes in obstacle-course racing history.


Returning in its fifth edition, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup will welcome riders to compete on the desert track with the finest horses from around the world. Equestrian enthusiasts and spectators will have an opportunity to experience AlUla’s ancient Arabian horse heritage culture.


In partnership with a top fashion house, this landmark event will feature a couture collection inspired by AlUla. The mirrored Mayara building and surrounding scenery will also provide stunning backdrops for the fashion show, cocktail reception and showroom.


Returning for a third edition, the Richard Mille AlUla Desert Polo promises four days of high-energy tournament action. The prestigious equestrian event will attract top players from the region and beyond to compete among AlUla’s spectacular scenery.


This epic event takes runners through stunning desert landscapes and past some of AlUla’s most iconic landmarks. From an ultramarathon to a run for kids, there are also routes for participants of all ages and levels.

Running from November to February

A dynamic centre of all things music, the AlUla Music Hub is located in the bustling arts and culture district of AlJadidah. Children and adults are invited to take lessons for instruments such as the oud, guitar, qanoon and piano. All group courses at the AlUla Music Hub are designed

10 to 20 April, 2024

From enjoying AlUla’s stunning landscape from the air to gazing up at galaxies of stars, the annual AlUla Skies Festival is a celebration of all things sky.