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Desert Islands, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 2 801 5400

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Tel :+971 2 656 1399 or crome@anantara.com

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Chain Code: GA
Amadeus: AUH233
Galileo: 84731
Sabre: 50941
Worldspan: 72233
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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 island haven of Sir Bani Yas, just off the coast of Abu Dhabi, Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara is regarded as one of the most luxurious Abu Dhabi resorts offering intrepid travellers 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 simply lie back and enjoy Anantara Spa, a shoreline infinity-edge swimming pool and The Workout Room. Several premium hotel restaurants serving both local and international cuisine complete the Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara experience.

Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara key features:
  • 64 rooms and suites
  • Infinity-edge swimming pool
  • The Palm (buffet breakfast and international a la carte cuisine)
  • Al Shams Restaurant & Bar (Arabic)
  • Amwaj (Seafood)
  • Nature and wildlife walks
  • Mountain biking
  • Library
  • Anantara Spa
  • Teens & Kids’ Club
  • Kayaking
  • Archery
  • Nature and wildlife drives

Manager's contact:
If I can assist you in any way regarding your stay with us, please contact me, Rachid Bakas, Front Office Manager at rbakas@anantara.com .

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Desert Islands Resort  &  Spa by Anantara

P.O. Box 12452, Al Ruwais,
Sir Bani Yas Island,
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel:       +971 2 801 5400
Fax:      +971 2 801 5408
Email:  dirs@anantara.com

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