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Zaya Nurai Island

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Situated along the Arabian Gulf, at just 12-minute boat ride from Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat Island and 60-minute journey from downtown Dubai, Nurai is a private island home of the exclusive boutique resort Zaya Nurai Island. Each of the 32 private and elegant villas is designed to blend perfectly into the landscape of the island with private pools and floor-to-ceiling windows offering stunning ocean views. Guests enjoy luxurious in-room amenities, gourmet dining, high speed internet and dedicated butler service. Nurai Island offers first-class spa facilities with a wide range of treatments, as well as an exciting diving experience and water sport activities at the 5* PADI dive center. A wide range of activities and outdoor games for grown-ups and children make Nurai the perfect destination for young couples and families. Nestled among palm trees, 'Petit Z' is the island's custom designed kids' club. The island dining scene is composed of 4 bars and restaurants from a French-chic style fine dining to a relaxed pizzeria passing by a burger bistro and a rustic-chic restaurant, all guests will find something to satisfy their cravings. The Zaya Nurai Island Welcome Center is located just 10 minutes from Yas Mall, 15 minutes from the Yas links golf course and 30 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport.
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Business Center with Internet Access
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Heated pool
Hot Tub
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Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
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Zaya nurai island is the best in terms of service, cleanliness, room quality comfort. The restaurants food is amazing. Swimming pools very clean, good atmosphere. I really want to thank Michael and Evans for their great work an everyone again for managing the hotel so good
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Dream place to escape the city for a day or during the weekend. Zaya Nurai Island is a breathtaking destination. Service as amazing as the location, special thanks to Adeel from Smokin’Pineapple Beach and Akram for the island tour. I can’t wait to come back!
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Beautiful rooms,excellent food,outstanding customer service- we loved it!!!!! For the sunset go to the Ginger Marrmaid and take some of amazing cocktails or try margaritas in Smokin pineapple. One of the best spa that i saw ever!!!! Expensive but it worth!!!! Almost all of
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Staying here for a couple of nights for my husband’s birthday and toddler. They provided complimentary cake and balloons for my husband with lovely rose & swan towel display on the bed and a rose petal foam bath on arrival. Service is incredible. All staff are prompt and fulfil
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The trip started off with quite an underwhelming feeling but with the help of Jenny Kanavos (Director of Sales) and her team ending up being one of the most memorable celebrations ever! We stayed at the 4 Bed Water Villa and I suggest if you are a local resident and are looking
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Had to accompany a client to giver her therapy at Zaya Nurai Island Abu Dhabi. Despite, they got a spa over there, though.
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Hello, are there facilities for day use visitors? Changing rooms and lockers?
I am not sure, but would imagine that judging by everything else that is available at this beautiful place that there would be. Sorry. Hope that helps.
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They have a registration centre based on Saadiyat island which the taxi drivers know about. Once there you get a complimentary speed boat to nurai island, takes maximum 10 mins. You book your boat time online. It is a minimum spend per day of around £92 which acts as credit on your food and drink. Zaya Nurai is one property so that is the only hotel there. We didn't stay just went for the day while on holiday at another hotel. Once there, there are a few different restaurants, a main pool area and a beach bar with a smaller pool. There are golf buggies that will ferry you around the island for free. It's beautiful! May sound pricey but you would spend that much going to a brunch indoors for a few hours so it's worth it. Only problem is the service is not the best.
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Hi dear We were 3 adults and 4 kids, and we left the Address Dubai mall by GMC Yukon that was arranged by the hotel heading to Abu Dhabi, it took us around an hour by car then another 20 minutes by boat to reach the island. Out trip was on April the 6th from 1:30 pm and we left the island heading back to Dubai arround 9 pm we reached the hotel around 11 pm.
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hey becky well we went by car to sadiyat island.if you wana go first call them for reservation and book .call at the welcome centre at sadiyat island .if not by car reach abudhabi by bus or taxi.and take taxi from bus stand to sadiyat island aftr you have reservation.evry 1 hr the boat goes from sadiyat island to nurai island.we took the boat at 3.30pm.also check the weather before you go as we waited for a day for sand storm to settle.but is was worth it.have fun and do tell me on instagram @gillbalyan
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"try Smoking Pineapple its amazing place"
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"Good for families and couples"
"all rooms are fantastic!"
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PRICE RANGE
$683 - $1,739 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United Arab EmiratesEmirate of Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
52
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