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Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

P.O. Box 12452, Al Ruwais, Sir Bani Yas Island 00945, United Arab Emirates
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  • 5 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
  • Pool
Reviewed 2 days ago
Highly recommended
Overall great experience, enjoyed outdoor activities,,food n... more
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Dubai
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overall great experience, enjoyed outdoor activities,,food n ambiance great ,staff very polite ,,little expensive ,,quiet a long drive from dxb ,,nice adnoc stations for coffee n snacks Saudi drivers a bit reckless! Take care

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Valencian Country, Spain
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It' s a fantastic hotel. You recomend it our family and friends to come . It's a really nice experience! The food and staff are perfect. The room and furniture are comfortable. Furthemore, the views and style life are perfect!

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Abu Dhabi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 2 nights at this wonderful resort, All staff are very friendly and helpful Rooms are very spacious and comfortable. Breakfast was excellent but room service selection was not that good. It was too windy during our stay and could not enjoy out door dining.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel, all staff extremely friendly, courteous and helpful. Transfers to and from island very well organised. Rooms a good size and the upgrade was much appreciated. Perfect place for a tranquil getaway.

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Abu Dhabi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great scape from the city and work even for 1 day it's worth every coast. Don't miss the wild Safari more than one experience depends on the time of the day. Sea activities are on proffesiinal level Great weekend

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1Thank Muhammed F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I had a great vacation at the resort. There are plenty of family activities to do even with younger children. I definitely recommend the safari tour where you sit in the comfort of a truck and get plenty of opportunities for picture taking. We signed up for the easy mountain bike ride because we have a 3...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the atmosphere of the island when I came 3 years back so I came again with kids. It's very quite and beautiful place for nature and wildlife seekers. All of the family enjoyed every bit of it.

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Christian G, Manager at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Elmoat, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts, We would like to thank you for your feedback as well as for considering once again our island for your recent getaway and we are happy to know that you had a great time in our little paradise. We are all looking forward to welcoming you once again in the near...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a short weekend with the aim to enjoy an new experience and indeed, this is what we got. I complete discount from the day to day life. We would like to go again but next time we will stay in Alyam next time. E

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Christian G, Manager at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ehab H, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts, We would like to thank you for your feedback as well as considering our island for your recent getaway and we are happy to know that you had a great time in our little paradise. We are all looking forward to welcoming you once again in the near future. Best...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've just spent New Year here and what an experience. The setting and atmosphere are idyllic and had the water sports beach all to ourselves with just the sound of the waves crashing on the beach to keep us company. As very special point to note is that service there is fantastic. Nothing is too much trouble for the very...

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Christian G, Manager at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear MarkAshford, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts, We would like to thank you for your feedback as well as considering our island for your recent getaway and we are happy to know that you had a great time in our little paradise. It is so nice to see that our team members have provided the best service ever....

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth every penny. We did not want to splurge on plane tickets and this was like going on a "faraway" trip but only a drive away from Dubai. We went for Christmas weekend and they had Santa activities for kids and other things. The only thing they could do better is to have better dinner timings for people with kids....

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Christian G, Manager at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear JDC-HKK_Travels, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts, We would like to thank you for your feedback as well as considering our island for your recent getaway and we are happy to know that you had a great time in our little paradise. We are all looking forward to welcoming you once again in the near future. Best Regards...

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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Conference Facilities
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With 64 luxuriously appointed rooms, suites, spacious one-bedroom villas and truly luxurious two-bedroom Royal Villas, Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara invites you to live out your own Arabian nights in a destination that is anything but ordinary. 240km from Abu Dhabi City and just eight kilometers off the Abu Dhabi emirate’s western coastline, the island beckons with a mystique that is worlds away from the hustle and bustle of modern urban life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

Address: P.O. Box 12452, Al Ruwais, Sir Bani Yas Island 00945, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Sir Bani Yas Island
Price Range: $385 - $1,441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 64
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Desert Islands Resort & Spa By Anantara Hotel Sir Bani Yas Island
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