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Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

Anantara.comUS$240*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 11 December 2015

After a long drive (not the best road) and a boat drive we were so happy to finally reach the hotel, which is on a very beautiful island. The hotel is very well appointed and the room is spacious and comfortable. We got a room on the ground floor that opens to a nice little garden. We did the safari...

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

Dear RashaMinDubai Greetings from Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts. We truly appreciate you have visited our resort here on Sir Bani Yas Island for a short break. Indeed a one night stay can be a bit short if one is here to relax and want to enjoy the island to the fullest with the vast variety of our island...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Beautiful resort, good hospitality and quality of food. Wine card might be improved. Wild life amazing. Especially appreciated the nature walk. Unfortunately, due to bad weather conditions, we did not have the opportunity to leverage the complete offering of activities. I look forward getting back. Best length of stay: 2 nights, 3 days

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

Dear earendil2015 Greetings from Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island resorts. We truly appreciate your excellent review here on TA. the team and I are delighted to see that your stay was excellent and you could relax and enjoy the tranquil ambience. I hope we all have the pleasure welcoming you soon again for you to enjoy the full range of...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 9 December 2015

FOR THE OWNER : KIND ATTN: Its pretty sad to see inhuman treatment and inequality still prevails in this advanced era. I booked this hotel and paid the equal amount like the other european guests for my parents to give them an amazing experience to remember. The very first night they had to sleep without a meal since the so...

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

Dear abbykaushik Greetings from Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts I would like to thank you for having taken your valuable time to share the experiences of your parents visit here on TripAdvisor. As you can imagine we are very shocked to read your comments and as guest feedback as our top priority I would really appreciate if you could...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 December 2015

This was my first time in an Anantara resort. The location, the service, the hotel were all amazing! The infinity pool is the place to be during the day and the African Safari grill restaurant is a must do experience at night. Having lived in Kenya, I really felt like I was transported back into the continent. The safari drive...

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

Dear Jawad B Greetings from Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island resorts. Thank you very much for such a fantastic review. We here at Anantara always strive to deliver memorable experiences for all our guests. therefore it is even more amazing for us that we could bring up memories from the past with our setting in Al Sahel. The team is...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Worth driving from Dubai to Sir Baniyas Island as you will reach a paradise and discover different wildlife on the island and in the desert!.. Amazing and lovely experience! I couldn't be much happier with my family & friends with this a must experience.

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Dear ArleneCruz Greetings from Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts. Thank you very much for having brought your family and friends to our little paradise island. It is always rewarding to see that our guest had an amazing time while staying with us and appreciated the beauty of Sir Bani Yas island. We do look forward to welcome you and...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 5 December 2015

This is one of the best location I have ever seen in UAE,service quality and hospitality is really amazing ! Lot of good activities , Amazing wildlife !island is managed so beautifully. 7000 years old island that too have A Christian Monastry

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

Dear alwyn58 Greetings from Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts. WOW, what a great comment. On behalf of my team I would like to thank you for having taken your time to post this great review here on TA. It I always great to read that our guest did enjoy the beauty of our island including all the different historical...

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Reviewed 2 December 2015

We drove from Dubai and with all the road works after Abu Dhabi, makes this drive extremely long and dangerous. The hotel is very nice and the staff very friendly. The rooms are nice and big. The activities are very expensive.

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Dear mortene68 Greetings from Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts. We would like to thank you for having visited our resort with your family. I see that you all did enjoy your stay with us and the service provided by our team was very friendly and efficient. We do hope to have another opportunity to welcome you all back to...

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Reviewed 29 November 2015

Great staff...so welcoming and warm, they all made our stay so memorable. The activities are great: don't miss the Wild life park tour with Haleem and the horse back riding experience. Whether chilling by the pool, relaxing by the sea at Al Yamm or enjoying the great food and ambiance at the different restaurants, an amazing stay all together!

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

Dear 914desirees Greetings from Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts. Thank you very much for your fantastic review . it is always nice to read that our guest felt well taken care of when staying in any of our resorts here on Sir Bani Yas Island . it is our staff who makes the difference as they always go out...

Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

It's really an amazing place! You have plenty of activities to spend your time in and you can just release yourself with the Spa. Also, you can celebrate any occasion with your loved ones. The only thing is negative that its quite expensive you should have a good budget before going to such a place :) :) :) :)

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Dear Luly A Greetings from Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts We do appreciate you have taken your time to share your experiences with us and other readers here on TripAdvisor. The team and I are very happy to see that you had a fantastic time and enjoyed your stay with us here on Sir Bani Yas Island. We do...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Went there for 3 days, for relaxation and rest. Reached there from Dubai, took 4:15 hours to reach, somehow the way is not easy as of constructions for about 200 km and poor road lights, so dont think to leave the hotel late or after the sunset. The desert island hotel is a great place to stay, beach view is...

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Dear raedsalameh Greetings frpm Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts We truly appreciate your fantastic comment here on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and were able to relax and enjoy some quality time in a very tranquil environment . We have taken note of your comments pertaining the food and beverage offer and rest assured we...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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, Sir Bani Yas Island 00945, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Sir Bani Yas Island
Price Range: $297 - $824 (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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“Higher Floor Ocean view”
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mohammado993, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Garden view for families with kids, Private villas as also available depending on the theme”
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“Higher floors have full sea view”
Adriquit, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a pool villa on the left hand side of the reception, which have uninterrupted views of the sea. Villas on the right face mangroves.”
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“Take a room on a ground level as you have directly access out.”
Samozame, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
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