Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara | Abu Dhabi

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Open Today: 09:00 - 17:30



Enjoy an unforgettable island escape by the glistening waters of the Arabian Gulf. Discover an array of wildlife in one of the world's most unique offshore sanctuaries, including thousands of animal and bird species, many of which are now endangered. Designed to resemble a coastal fortress, palatial splendour and stunning views await.


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At a glance

  • Luxury Hotel
  • 5 Star Deluxe
  • 64 Rooms



Stylish rooms, suites and villas provide luxury accommodation for honeymooners, desert explorers and family holiday makers. Each room is decorated with local fabrics and original artwork from Arabia and is fitted with modern conveniences.

Gaze out upon vistas of Arab Gulf waters and desert wildlife for a memorable desert holiday.



Enjoy five venues around the Island. For casual dining, Al Shams provides a friendly atmosphere where guests can relax in the shade with light gourmet snacks and beverages while Olio serves a splendid selection of Italian delicacies.

The Palm offers a wide range of international and Middle Eastern cuisine, while Savannah serves up succulent steaks and western favourites, all within a contemporary rustic setting.



Snorkelling or kayaking allows guests to get up close to the island's wildlife on and below the water, while desert drives and nature walks reveal even more of the magnificent flora and fauna of Sir Bani Yas Island. Facilities include a resort swimming pool, tennis courts, library and a fitness centre.



Cares slip away at the Anantara Spa which overlooks the clear waters of the Arabian Gulf. Re-energise body and soul with deeply relaxing massages that combine the mysterious charms of Arabia with luscious aromas and stress relieving techniques from Thailand.


Let the kids watch movies and play games at the Kids Club. With multiple rooms, the Kids Club features activities for both young children and teens, including computers with games and learning activities and reading material.


Getting There


Approximately 4 hours from Abu Dhabi International Airport


Sunny blue skies and high temperatures can be expected most of the year. Rainfall is sporadic, falling mainly in winter (November to March) and averaging 12 cm per year in most of the emirate.



Sir Bani Yas Island