Nestled in an idyllic location on the island of Sir Bani Yas, just off the coast of Abu Dhabi, Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara is a peaceful oasis, and regarded as one of the most luxurious locations in the city. The stylish resort comes with panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf and a whole island to explore renowned for its natural beauty and wildlife as well as a selection of fine restaurants.
The resort's rooms are impressively decadent. Fine detailed rugs cover hardwood floors, rich velvet furniture, Egyptian cotton linens, and elaborate lighting all confirm not a single detail has been overlooked. A variety of lodgings are offered, from pool access rooms to spacious two-bedroom Royal Villas with 24-hour butler service. Each room is flooded with natural light, emphasizing the rich color palate, indigenous fabrics and original Middle Eastern art.
An inspiring range of activities are available from a simple stroll along the sandy beaches to adventure sports and island activites. Nature hikes and snorkelling are close at hand, or take a guided tour of the wildlife reserve by four wheel drive vehicles and discover exotic animals, or ride a beautiful Arabian horse at the Sir Bani Yas Stables. Or more simply, lie back and enjoy Anantara Spa, a shoreline infinity-edge swimming pool and The Workout Room.
Dining can be experienced at your own private candlelit beach side ‘dine by design’ table to enjoy local seafood and wine pairings while digging your feet into the sand. Several premium hotel restaurants serve both local and international cuisine complete the Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara experience specialising in Middle Eastern Cuisine, seafood and succulent steaks.
The in house spa offers a selection of health and beauty treatments drawing on eastern philosophies.