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Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   P.O. Box 12452, Al Ruwais, Sir Bani Yas Island 00945, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

visiting this place is a must. just choose the right time to visit due to the hot weather. staff are very nice and helpfull. using the other resorts facility is a great thing as if you are staying in all at once. my husband and my self loved it and planning to visit again alon soon. my kids enjoyed the... More

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GM-Anantara-SBY, General Manager at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear 320rawanh, Thank you very much for taking the time to share this wonderful review. The summer period indeed be hot throughout the UAE however we do find that our location is not usually as hot or humid as the cities. For this reason we still do see many local travellers escaping for an island vacation. Thank you very much... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing location, fantastic rooms and facilities, quite, good swimming pool, nice safari trip and very kind staff :-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-)

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GM-Anantara-SBY, General Manager at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear 495malik, thank you so much for taking the time to share this great review. We obviously made you smile many times, and we hope that every smile is a special memory. Please come back to us soon for more amazing stories and memories. Best regards Mark Eletr Cluster General Manager Anantara Sir Bani Yas More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a very relaxing and romantic stay.. the pool is really big and nice.. the view from the pool is amazing.. it's very relaxing. the only thing missing was a bar in the pool to enhance the experience. the view from our room was breath taking and the sleep is excellent.

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GM-Anantara-SBY, General Manager at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear RachelSl83, Thank you very much for posting this excellent review, we are very grateful that you have taken the time to share your experience. We do note your comment about the pool bar and of course we try to please all guests but certainly in the UAE we also must show sensitivity with the visibility and access to certain... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the pleasure of two nights on Sir Bani Yas Island in the UAE whilst visitng family. We booked into Anantara's Desert Island Resort and the experience was excellent from start to finish. The facility is very attractive, the staff are both friendly and professional. We added a nature safari trip to our itinerary and had a fantastic experience... More

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GM-Anantara-SBY, General Manager at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear ChrisKay H, Thank you very much taking time to share your wonderful experiences with Anantara. Seeing 2 Cheetahs in the wild is a very special event we hope that these memories will bring you back again soon. Best regards Mark Eletr Cluster General Manager Anantara Sir Bani Yas More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this place out of curiosity this was in June which was summer time in UAE. The rates were super good and we had no idea about the place but knew it was in Sir Baniyas Island with open wild life. The drive from Abu Dhabi was time taking but OK as we chose to drive after the morning... More

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GM-Anantara-SBY, General Manager at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sineesh V Thank you very much for posting this wonderful review. We agree that if you don't mind the heat of a UAE summer then it can be a fantastic time to visit, very affordable for families and not too busy. The team is really pleased that your family had such a great time and hope we can welcome... More

Singapore, Singapore
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anantara Resort and Spa at Sir Bani Yas Island in Abu Dhabi is one of those places that, once experienced, will tease and taunt you for the rest of your life. That it is probably one of the best resorts is a given, and knowing that it sits on top of an arid desert makes it even more impressive. Everything... More

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GM-Anantara-SBY, General Manager at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear mrsvickyaltaie, Thank you so much for this really incredible review, we could not write a better summary of the island experience if we tried. it is not easy to explain to guests around the world what is the essence of this island but I'm certain that you will receive many helpful votes. Please come back soon and feel free... More

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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to the island having previously stayed at the Al Yamm villas which was truly amazing. With this in mind the resort had a lot to live up to which it did with flying colours. We flew from Dubai and arrived at the island within 30 minutes, which was a far better option than the very... More

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GM-Anantara-SBY, General Manager at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear r2d21 Thank you so much for this wonderful review, we are thrilled to learn that he had such a great time during your return to the island. It was great to meet with you and to see you so excited about each day and we really hope we can welcome you back again soon. Until then, Best regards Mark... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is too far, about 5 hours from Dubai and the beach is not good for swimming because of rocks and seashells and jellyfish, but this is not the fault of the hotel ,and for the staff they are fantastic and smiling always and meet all the needs of guests and this is what made us overlook this bad... More

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GM-Anantara-SBY, General Manager at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear AmalKhaled, We were very concerned to read your review because it certainly appears that the hotel and its staff did an excellent job in terms of service and the quality of experience. There should be no confusion about the location and the time needed to travel here. We advise all of our guests that the driving time from Dubai... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Away from the busy world, in relaxed environment, in the midst of totally different Eco-System. The tranquil beaches and crystal clear & cool water pool, gives an Outstanding pool experience. Rooms are well decorated on arrival and periodically maintained. Spa like bath rooms. Good TV service and free internet.

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GM-Anantara-SBY, General Manager at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this excellent review, it is indeed a very different experience within the UAE and with your gracious feedback we hope that many more people will make the trip and experience the magic of Sir Bani Yas Island Best regards Mark Eletr Cluster General Manager Anantara Sir Bani Yas More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It begins with long long drive from either dubai/abudhabi but that has its own charm and feels like well worth it getting so far out from the hustle and bustle of city life. Having reached the jetty at jebel al dhana the check in staff were ever so prompt and helpful at organizing the check in and leading us on... More

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GM-Anantara-SBY, General Manager at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Davina T Thank you very much for taking the time to share this excellent review, I'm certain that it will be very helpful to our future guests and we hope that you will make the trip back soon. Best regards for your future travels Mark Eletr Cluster General Manager Anantara Sir Bani Yas More

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Address: P.O. Box 12452, Al Ruwais, Sir Bani Yas Island 00945, United Arab Emirates
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Sir Bani Yas Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Desert Islands Resort And Spa By Anantara
Desert Islands Resort & Spa By Anantara Hotel Sir Bani Yas Island
Desert Islands Hotel
Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa Emirate Of Abu Dhabi/Sir Bani Yas Island

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