Revel in royal luxury at Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara, an island haven designed to captivate the mind and relieve the body. With views over the Arabian Gulf’s shimmering waters, fall under the spell of centuries of evocative Middle Eastern legends. Explore majestic hilltops created between five and ten million years ago. Discover the diverse wildlife inhabiting this unique offshore island retreat, long known for its natural and rugged beauty. Set on the verdant island haven of Sir Bani Yas, just off the coast of Abu Dhabi, Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara offers intrepid travelers an unforgettable island escape in one of the region’s most spectacular destinations. Our Abu Dhabi resort boasts luxury accommodation that taps into the country’s opulent Arabic spirit to form this exemplary Middle East hotel.
Be inspired by the range of activities on offer both inside and outside the resort that make for the perfect exotic vacation. Explore nature and wildlife whether walking, kayaking or even sailing Catamarans. Take a scenic sea plane flight over gulf waters or simply lie back and enjoy Anantara Spa, a shoreline infinity-edge swimming pool and Health Club. Several premium hotel restaurants serving both local and international cuisine complete the Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara experience.
Views over the turquoise seas of Arab Gulf waters, white sand beaches and the luxurious touch of Egyptian cotton combine for an Abu Dhabi hotel premium accommodation experience. Warm island sun contrasted with cool hardwood furnishings fill the 29 Deluxe Rooms at Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara, designed to surround our guests with the beauty of this Middle East island gem. Featuring either a plush king-sized bed or twin beds, all Deluxe Rooms are situated on an upper floor and offer views over the surrounding seas from a private balcony. Modern conveniences including international flat-screen satellite TV, individually controlled air-conditioning, rain shower, Anantara bathroom amenities, rattan ceiling fan, Nespresso coffee machine, work station, free wi-fi, mini bar and iPod docking station complete Anantara’s approach to premium accommodation.
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Al Shams offers plenty of lounge space complete with sunbeds for guests to enjoy a refreshing afternoon swim or snacks under shaded umbrellas. Light gourmet snacks and beverages in a casual, family-friendly atmosphere are served throughout the day, while Shisha in a range of soothing flavours provides the perfect Middle Eastern nightcap. Dining at Desert Islands Resort & Spa is defined by the casual outdoor elegance and zesty world flavours of Samak seafood restaurant. An abundance of seafood is prepared to taste on an open grill and accompanied by our impressive wine list. Breezy island evenings come to life with romantically lit poolside landscaping and culinary delights such as King Crabs sautéed in Oyster Mushroom Sauce. Start your day at The Palm, our all-day dining restaurant that serves an international and Middle Eastern breakfast buffet. When dusk settles, the airy restaurant with its antique contemporary Arabic décor becomes the site for occasional themed nights.
Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara offers guests a thrilling adventure. Discover kayaking, mountain biking, nature, Abu Dhabi wildlife and more with ample opportunities to explore the natural rugged beauty of this haven for adventure seekers. Whether you’re looking for an adrenalin-fueled vacation or a place to sit back, relax and soak up the sun, our resort delivers the ultimate UAE experience. Exotic indulgence amidst a lush desert oasis. Treatments inspired by ancient Bedouin culture and desert traditions. Therapeutic ingredients sourced from local surroundings and tradition. Indulge in an assortment of invigorating rituals and modern-day spa treatments at Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara for complete wellness of body, mind and soul. Anantara Spa’s tranquil island setting just outside Sir Bani Yas’s nature reserve makes for the perfect wellness sanctuary.
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