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Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

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P.O. Box 12452, Al Ruwais, Sir Bani Yas Island 00945, United Arab Emirates
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had an amazing experience there. Staff is absolutely lovely and knowledgable. The rooms are very clean. I didn't want to leave. Definitely do the wildlife activity and horse riding. Maria at front desk made our stay pleasant before we even arrived to the island. Arranged a beautiful Jag to pick us up. Fiona was great when we went for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have enjoyed our holiday overall. The island is very interesting and hotel is beautiful. However, we did not feel that is was value for money, compared to our experience at the other 5*hotels in UAE. Disappointed in the kids club and how kids activities were organized, particularly the Easter egg hunt for the kids. Also we were not impressed... More 

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

My husband and I visited this place over a weekend. We drove up from Abu Dhabi and parked the car at the boat transfer area. The hotel is magnificent and the staff is very warm and welcoming. Upon arrival we first booked the activities, we chose safari and archery. The island is absolutely stunning and we saw a lot the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent an idyllic few days in the Desert Island Resort by Anantara on Sir Baniyas. The resort itself was perfect and the service was fantastic. The restaurants are fabulous too and the entire experience from the boat ride to the drive to the resort all make for a very unique experience which makes you feel like you are in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely spacious rooms with great facilities. The children enjoyed the Kids Club and the adults enjoyed relaxing by the pool. The bike ride was enjoyable but a shame they didn't have bikes for the smallest (age 4) or a helmet to fit one of the adults.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I loved the serene yet adventurous setting of Bani Yas island and the resort. Activities were great and facilities were generally wonderful although in places lacking maintenance. We highly recommend the tours of the island and the wildlife safari reserve. The tour staff were excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is the right location if you are looking for a quiet place for relaxing, combined with an excellent service! The island safari is an nice add on during the stay. The breakfast and dinner buffet is outstanding!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a family holiday divided in two parts. We spent a couple of nights at the Desert Island Resort & Spa and then a couple of nights at the Wilderness retreat. Both were superb experiences. The team at both hotels did their best to make our stay most comfortable and memorable. The food, service, facilities and ambience was excellent.... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place to stay and get out of the city. Experience a little bit of Africa in the desert. Very friendly and helpful staff. Make you feel relaxed and comfortable. The horse riding is fantastic. especially if you are able to do the more experienced ride, you can go through the mountains and come up close and personal with Cheetahs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to its location on beautiful Bani Yas Island, Anantara Desert Resort has an unique advantage, but credit to the hotel, they have added efficient service with a smile to that. From the boarding jetty, where we signed in and the staff took care of our luggage, to the transfer to the hotel at the island and check in to... More 

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