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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For the price they charge and the effort it takes to get there you could fly to Africa and do a proper safari. Incidentally the safari is the only thing worth while! A filthy hotel, food straight out of a packet, incompetent chefs and a rock hard bed that costs a fortune! I really wouldn't bother going here and I... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

why i named my review ( DREAM ) because when we love something really much we called it a DREAM, i don't have much space to sharing my experience with u, but all what i can say it to you that is ( DREAM COME TRUE ), sorry i mean a WONDERFULL DREAM. i wish everyone visit this island &... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The resort provides a very quiet and peaceful environment ideal for relaxation and an escape from the city. Staff are willing to make that little extra ot ensure a comfortable stay. The room was spacious, nicely decorated and with a nice view.

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

Dear Winnie L, Thank you so much for this great review of the Resorts and the island or Sir Bani Yas. The team is really pleased to learn you had such a wonderful time and we hope to have stay with us again. Best Regards Mark Eletr Cluster General Manager Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island. More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 3 nights, 4 days on Sir Bani Yas Island at the Desert Islands Resort. We were there for activity and that is what we got - in abundance. Started on first afternoon with a wildlife drive and straight in to 3 cheetahs and numerous giraffes and large numbers of grazers. Following day - Geology walk, horse riding, kayaking... More 

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

Dear KarenPUAE, Thank you very much for this very wonderful and detailed review, Im sure that TripAdvisor readers will find this to be very helpful. The diversity of life on Sir Bani Yas is extraordinary for the region and I feel that most guests are amazed when they visit. We surely hope to welcome you back soon. Best Regards Mark... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and myself stayed at the Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara in December, 2014. In our understanding the hotel markets itself as one of the most exclusive, luxury hotels in the country. The property is very attractive. It is very tastefully furnished, it's decoration is beautiful and it is well maintained and clean. However, apart from a... More 

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

Dear AlizC-1981, Thank you for taking the time to share this review. I want you to know that the team takes this feedback constructively and I do appreciate that you raised some of these concerns with me when we met on your departure. Clearly this is not our best effort and I am deeply apologetic that we fell short of... More 

Bujumbura, Burundi
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very astonishing place on a formerly desert island now irrigated with 120.000 Km of water pipe. Life is now everywhere. Unique place. The wildlife safari is uncommon and we had chance to see the three free cheetah form our open car.

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

Dear RobertA38 Thank you so much for this wonderful review, Sir Bani Yas is a rare gem for the UAE. Our guests are regularly astonished to find such a diverse Collection of wildlife roaming freely. You are indeed blessed to see our cheetah playing together and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Our best regards Mark Eletr Cluster... More 

Pancevo, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel for family stay with a lot of outdoor activities, we have stay in main Hotel facing the sea and the pool, during the Easter holidays 2014. We have book the room with the outdoor activities which I recommend to book in advance prior to arrival to the hotel if you are arriving only for a weekend in... More 

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

Dear olivzeb What a wonderful review and detailed description of what Sir Bani Yas Island has to offer, thank you so much for sharing this. We are so proud of what our Activities team can offer our guests, from Nature and Wildlife drives to Cultural History Tours, our guests have a huge menu of options to explore this wonderful location... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the hotel is one of the most serene environments in the UAE. You travel by boat for 20 minutes to reach the island where the hotel is situated and a short bus ride takes you to the main hidden hotel by the sea .

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

Dear Awori Y Thank you so much for this wonderful and positive review. Its true that Sir Bani Yas island is a very special place, a natural wonderland that is here to be discovered and we very much look forward to welcoming you back soon. Our season's best regards Mark Eletr Cluster General Manager Anantara Sir Bani Yas More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lots of fun. There are lots of activities to do and its a beautiful place for families as well as Love Birds. There are lots of outdoor activities to do plus swimming pool and other activities to do.

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

Dear Ojha01, Thank you so very much for this wonderful review, we are thrilled to learn that you and your family had such an amazing and memorable time. We hope to welcome you back in the new year. Our best regards for the festive season Mark Eletr Cluster General Manager Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thouroughly enjoyed the spacious room, heated swimming pool, seafood bbq and friendly and helpful staff. The safari drive remains the highlight of our visit to the island as the children managed to spot all animals including the cheetahs and giraffes.

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

Dear Alina B, Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful review, we're so pleased that you and your family had such a wonderful time with Anantara. We certainly hope to welcome you back soon. Until then, best regards 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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Desert Islands Resort & Spa By Anantara Hotel Sir Bani Yas Island
Desert Islands Resort And Spa By Anantara
Desert Islands Hotel
Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa Emirate Of Abu Dhabi/Sir Bani Yas Island

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