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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Decided to go away for a weekend out for a two year anniversary. The hotel was incredible and the nature reserve was fantastic. It really was a great getaway in a real relaxing scenary close to nature. The service was absolutely impeccable and made the stay. It is certainly worth doing the activities whilst there and just a weekend is...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had an excellent weekend vacation at an affordable price with lots of entertainment put in. The boat ride and the wild life safari was extraordinary. breakfast was good. and the courtesy of the employees made us feel like a VIP. I rated it as the best 5 star hotel stay i ever had. Thoroughly recommended.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

best ambiance , nature drive & wild life safari... very cooperative staff and good reception area. This is my second visit to island & worth to see the island once in life... But Food is really expensive & not value for money

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great destination hotel with numerous interesting activities to take part in. Lovely room with a beautiful view of the sea. Multiple dining options with good food and drinks. Friendly and courteous staff always ready to help.

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

one of the best locations to stay in the uae. Island and its nature come close to an african safri experience. excellent spa and hotel facilities. food quality was very good. Overal 9.5/10 and we will come back for sure. Only "downside" is the 3.5 hour drive from abu dhabi city.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

+ Warm Hospitality + Adventurous and Best in class Experience of Nature and Wildlife + Dinner's that were arranged also have some different experiences in itself. Awesome!! - Just need to improve on the quality of Palm Restaurant & Al Shams Restaurant

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hospitality provided in this hotel is just amazing! Team members are very courteous and would go the extra mile to make your stay unforgettable. We spent a lot of time by the pool and a team member, Mounir was one of them who was always one step further in his actions. An elderly couple were getting out of the pool...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort was very interesting and well worth of exploring. Must try the safari and archery. They have a good tour guide to answer all your queries till the best of their knowledge. Food was great too. The staff from reception down to the housekeeping were all very courteous. And last but not the least the room that we have...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a truly wonderful experience at the resort. The wildlife tour is amazing and we actually did it twice as we enjoyed it that much. The pool is wonderfully heated (it was a little chilly outside during our stay) and has a great layout that makes it easy for children to go in safely. Food and beverage quality along...

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

Dear LoveGlobeTraveller. Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts, We appreciate you taking your time to share your experience with us following your recent getaway to our little small paradise. We are as well happy to know that you enjoyed the experience and you were amazed by the island offerings. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I usually go to this hotel while I stay in Al Sahel Hotel on Sir Bani Yas island, it has a good view to the beach and sea. It has an amazing Lebanese restaurant and it has indoor and outdoor dining facing the pool

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

Dear yaseruae, Warm Greetings from Sir Bani Yas Resorts, Thank you very much for being loyal to our island and we are all glad to know that we have managed once again to exceed your expectations. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the future and I will be very glad to assist you personally with any future...

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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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  • 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: $323 - $766 (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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“The room is not so relevant, don't come here to spend time in the rooms, get yourself out and around the island.”
 of 5 bubbles alimG2657IX, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Premium rooms are very large and with good sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles 121partham, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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. ”
 of 5 bubbles 456sarahd, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea view hotel while booking itself. Prefer room on Level 3 and 4 to get good view.”
 of 5 bubbles DivyaSuresh, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
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