About Desert Group

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Desert Leisure Swimming Pools

As the leading water specialist contractor in the UAE, Desert Leisure provides comprehensive landscape solutions from concept design to construction and maintenance that includes swimming pools, water features, hard & soft landscaping, timber works, theming & pottery, refurbishment & concrete repair and trading.

Collectively, our senior management have clocked over a 100 years’ experience in related fields and are able to deliver bespoke solutions tailored to suit your needs to the highest stands.

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About Desert Group

Founded in 1988, the Desert Group has been dedicated to transforming the UAE’s arid environment by creating world class innovative landscapes.

Our workforce of more than 3300+ employees has created new parameters in garden design bringing together years of specialist experience, research and creativity.

Guided by nature, our passion for plants has lead to the development of stunning landscapes for government, commercial and private clients.

Our portfolio includes many of the regions’ iconic landmark hotels & resorts, renowned golf courses, government projects and public works, together with a considerable number of Dubai’s more prestigious residential communities.

Message from CEO


Desert Group is the region’s leading Landscaping and Leisure service provider. We will continue to be the preferred choice in the region and will work with our Stakeholders to deliver quality solutions.

Mr. Michael Mascarenhas
In addition to Desert Leisure, the Desert Group Consists of 5 supporting Companies Under It’s Umbrella:
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Wahat al Sahraa Nurseries

With over 10 Million Sqft in the UAE and 5 Million Sqft of nursery land located overseas, we stock a wide selection of plants ranging from the exotic to the more familiar tried and tested ornamental species together with a selection of native local plants. We have an experienced team of personnel skilled in the science of nursery work and horticulture.

Desert Landscaping

Our passion for plants and a holistic approach to landscaping combines to create a balanced and beautiful environment that injects colour and breathes life into private, public and commercial areas; from intimate residential gardens to interior landscaping spaces for everyone to enjoy, through to many of the ionic landmark hotels and resorts in Dubai. We provide a total turn-key landscape service.

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Desert Turfcare

The rapid development of the landscaping and horticulture industry in the GCC created the need to provide a wider variety of specialized turf machinery, equipment and professional products to service and support the golf; sport; landscape; municipal; real estate; recreational and hospitality markets across the region, out of this need, the Turf Machinery & Products division was created.

Dubai Garden Centre

The Dubai Garden Centre has a wide range of indoor plants imported from Holland and outdoor plants grown locally. Together with all the tools, gloves, plant growing frames, brackets, watering cans, fertilizers, pesticides, irrigation systems, composts and chemicals, stunning pots and planters , impressive range of garden furniture, water features and fountains, statues; BBQ’s; chimeras; garden lights and oil burners. It is the largest one-stop garden and plant shop in the UAE.


As part of Desert Group’s dynamic expansion plan that recognises the growing demand for indoor plants in UAE, our Interior Landscape division delivers the beauty of nature to indoor spaces within hotels, resorts, tower blocks, offices, shopping malls and private residences. We supply and maintain indoor plants not only in Dubai, but also to the other Emirates.