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Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel, all staff extremely friendly, courteous and helpful. Transfers to and from island very well organised. Rooms a good size and the upgrade was much appreciated. Perfect place for a tranquil getaway.

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Abu Dhabi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great scape from the city and work even for 1 day it's worth every coast. Don't miss the wild Safari more than one experience depends on the time of the day. Sea activities are on proffesiinal level Great weekend

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I had a great vacation at the resort. There are plenty of family activities to do even with younger children. I definitely recommend the safari tour where you sit in the comfort of a truck and get plenty of opportunities for picture taking. We signed up for the easy mountain bike ride because we have a 3...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the atmosphere of the island when I came 3 years back so I came again with kids. It's very quite and beautiful place for nature and wildlife seekers. All of the family enjoyed every bit of it.

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

Dear Elmoat, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts, We would like to thank you for your feedback as well as for considering once again our island for your recent getaway and we are happy to know that you had a great time in our little paradise. We are all looking forward to welcoming you once again in the near...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a short weekend with the aim to enjoy an new experience and indeed, this is what we got. I complete discount from the day to day life. We would like to go again but next time we will stay in Alyam next time. E

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

Dear Ehab H, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts, We would like to thank you for your feedback as well as considering our island for your recent getaway and we are happy to know that you had a great time in our little paradise. We are all looking forward to welcoming you once again in the near future. Best...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've just spent New Year here and what an experience. The setting and atmosphere are idyllic and had the water sports beach all to ourselves with just the sound of the waves crashing on the beach to keep us company. As very special point to note is that service there is fantastic. Nothing is too much trouble for the very...

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

Dear MarkAshford, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts, We would like to thank you for your feedback as well as considering our island for your recent getaway and we are happy to know that you had a great time in our little paradise. It is so nice to see that our team members have provided the best service ever....

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth every penny. We did not want to splurge on plane tickets and this was like going on a "faraway" trip but only a drive away from Dubai. We went for Christmas weekend and they had Santa activities for kids and other things. The only thing they could do better is to have better dinner timings for people with kids....

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

Dear JDC-HKK_Travels, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts, We would like to thank you for your feedback as well as considering our island for your recent getaway and we are happy to know that you had a great time in our little paradise. We are all looking forward to welcoming you once again in the near future. Best Regards...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled from Dubai to the island with two kids. Before making online reservations had checked the inclusions for full board package and activities with the central reservation office however on arrival I got a shock when I was told some of the things are not invluded. Secondly was over charged at the bar however when pointed out that then...

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

Dear Lokesh Festive Greetings from Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts. First of all we would like to thank you for having chosen our resort for your recent stay. We always try our very utmost to strive for excellence and deliver the best possible experiences to all our guests. It is with regret to read that in your case we...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful resort, would highly recommend has a great pool area, rooms are really spacious clean peaceful atmosphere silence and relax guaranteed everywhere, location is unique, stuff were very helpful

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

Dear RamPK, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts, We would like to thank you for your feedback as well as considering our island for your recent getaway and we are happy to know that you enjoyed your experience with us We are all looking forward to welcoming you once again in the near future. Best Regards Rachid Bakas Front...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had gone to anantara with another friends family with a lot of expectation. The overall experience was a huge letdown. The resort doesn't have any great facilities like kids club pool etc. All facilities are very mediocre. Even the food wasn't that exciting. Service and rooms was really nice. Overall it wasn't exciting and not worth the expensive value...

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Dear Abishek J, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts, We would like to thank you for your feedback as well as considering our island for your recent getaway. It is very sad to see that all our island offerings were not able to live up to your expectations. I will have to stop by here and highlight that there...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Sir Bani Yas Island
Price Range: $360 - $1,186 (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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Desert Islands Resort & Spa By Anantara Hotel Sir Bani Yas Island
Desert Islands Resort And Spa By Anantara
Desert Islands Hotel
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“If you need anything, just phone reception and they'll make sure you have it ”
 of 5 bubbles mandyelizabeths2016, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were lucky to get 4th floor room with pool and sea views as it was a quiet period -request if you can. ”
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