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Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hard to believe after a short 20 minute boat ride you arrive to what feels like a private sanctuary. The Anantara staff have their arrival procedure "dialed in." Before we knew it we were whisked off to our private villa where we were greeted by a family of gazelle's. Our villa was gorgeous with an incredible view of the ocean.... More 

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

Dear Pamela C, Greetings from Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts! Thank you very much for your positive review on Al Yamm Villas Resort, we are absolutely delighted to read that you had such a wonderful getaway at our beautiful property and left with lasting memories. I am glad that your experience from your arrival to your dining experience was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right from the hatch ride to the is,and resort till the departure, the place offers endless experiences and acres of serenity amidst nature. Explore, adventure, relaxation, getting spoilt, all under one si glee property premise. Truly exquisite!

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

Dear Mansi K, Greetings from Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts! Thank you very much for your wonderful review on Anantara Desert Island Resort and Spa. It is always great to read when our guests expectations have not only been met but exceeded by this beautiful, unique little paradise we call home. The team is very passionate about ensuring each... More 

Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Beautiful place l, amazingly friendly staff, so much things to do you wont get bored. The food is amazing too...highly recommend it to everyone!! We stayed in the 2 bedroom villa with private pool it was amazing and spacious.

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

Dear Fatmajarrah, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts , Thank you so much for the review and for visiting us during your Eid getaway. We are all pleased to see whole family enjoying their time in the island. As mentioned, our 2 bedroom villas are the best choice for families looking for their privacy while enjoying the island offerings.... More 

Abu Dhabi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

It is a nature paradise in the desert city. Really worth to visit for people who like sea with animal santuary. It is expensive resort but may be justified who really like island with world class facility. I would recommend this to my friends.

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

Dear anupkumark2016, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts, We all appreciate taking your time to share your experience with us and we are all glad to learn that you had enjoyed your time in our little paradise. I am looking forward to welcome you back in the near future. Best Regards Rachid Bakas Front Office Manager More 

Dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

My wife and me visited the island for the very first time and had one of our best weekend Getaway ever. Although it was a long drive from Dubai to the jetty at Al Ruwais, it was worth the drive. The arrival experience right from the jetty to the island to the hotel was amazing. The team members were so... More 

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

Dear Renzil C, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts, What a beautiful review, whole team would like to thank you and we are all glad to know that we have contributed in creating those fond memories as well as being a part of your special occasion. The names mentioned will definitely be praised and individually recognized. The same goes... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

A wonderful resort providing the highest standards in luxury and service. We very much enjoyed the wildlife drive which was as good as some of the safari experiences we have had in other parts of the world.

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

Dear JONATHANMCA, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts, Thank you very much for the review and we are all pleased to learn that you had a great time during your recent visit. I am looking forward to welcome you back in the near future. Best wishes Rachid Bakas Front Office Manager More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights. It is a long travel from Abu Dhabi by car so I recommend to take a flight but if you guys prefers road trip then why not! The property is very huge like u cannot walk around from one area to the other. We enjoyed the food in Savannah Grill it's an African Restaurant. Foods were... More 

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

Dear Jheney101, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts , It is with great pleasure to receive your feedback and whole team is very thankful and we all appreciate your time and effort to publish such a lovely review. The team members mentioned are all praised and individually recognized for their exceptional and extraordinary job delivered. Please contact me directly... More 

Dubai
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We spent 1 night thinking it was a fabulous hotel.We were surprised to find a terrible hotel.Island and wild life experience were amazing but not the hotel. Food was not fresh and very poor quality in Olio and the room dining. The water sports activity staff were so unprofessional.There is a guy called Edward there which has no clue about... More 

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

Dear a_soghier, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts, Firstly , I would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us as well as for taking my call and discussing in depth the inconveniences encountered. Secondly, please do accept my sincere apologies if we haven't lived up to your expectations during your recent visit to the island... More 

Abu Dhabi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Our stay was unforgettable. My family had so much fun. Experience wise was so amazing. Food is delectable. Room was big, reception was responsive and housekeeping was quick. Thank you Anantara. Till we meet again!

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

Dear jaja792, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts, What a wonderful review! the team is very happy receiving it and they all appreciate your time and feedback. I am as well very glad to know that you have experienced the Anantara hospitality and the family had enjoyed it. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly for any assistance.... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

An amazing place and a new experience in UAE, when you take the ferry and spend around 20 minutes in water you never think that there will be such a fabulous place like Anantara desert island on the other side. The service was excellent and the staff couldn't have been much better. The breakfast was delicious The only thing which... More 

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

Dear ahmadalhassan69, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts I do appreciate taking your time to share your experience in our island. It is with great pleasure to know that you had a great time and you left with unforgettable memories. I am very sorry as well if you felt there are not much outlets to choose from in the... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • 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
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Sir Bani Yas Island
Price Range: $226 - $564 (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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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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