about us

Nara, The Story

Enamored by nature, inspired by a love of the Saharan desert and unique experiences, Stephanie Danial, the Founder and soul of Nara, had the desire to share her passion for the desert in the form of bespoke and unforgettable desert experiences.

The name Nara was born from the initials of Stephanie’s four sons, Neil, Adam, Ryan and Adrian.

In Arabic, Nara denotes a small, sparkling fire.

Stephanie heralds from a financial background and worked as a Private Banker for over 16 years. Resident in Dubai for the past 8 years, Stephanie has successfully managed to combine her acute sense of organization with the raw beauty of the Dubai deserts to create unique and bespoke experiences.


Nara, The Team

Surrounded by a professional team of experienced Desert Guides and Hospitality Managers, we will ensure that your experience is unforgettable.

Lisa, our Event’s Manager comes from a Hospitality background, she has worked in renowned hotels, The Bristol in Paris and the Intercontinental in Dubai.

With her energy and smile she will organize your memorable adventure.

Aljo, our Head of Logistics has 14 years of experience in the Desert.

His team of four are passionate about creating beautiful camps.

Franck - Our renowned French chef, Franck Sanna, has worked in Michelin Star restaurants in France, he will prepare an amazing dinner tailored to your taste.



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