Anantara Desert Island Resort And Spa - Abu Dhabi

Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates  show map
 5 stars
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Anantara Desert Island Resort And Spa - Abu Dhabi

Wi-Fi
Parking

Off-site parking

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Babysitting

Paid babysitting/ Child services

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Air conditioning

Air conditioning in public areas

Facilities for kids

Game room

Children's play area

Children's pool

Kids club

Cribs available

Board games

Private beach

Private beach

Beach umbrellas

Paid private beach

Overview

Anantara Desert Island Resort And Spa is a 4-story hotel in a natural area of Abu Dhabi providing a beauty salon, a tennis court and a sauna. The traditional hotel is a good example of Arabic architecture in Abu Dhabi.

Anantara Desert Island Resort And Spa is located near by the stunning sandy beach.

The hotel allows quick access to a national park and a wildlife park.

Rooms

At Anantara Desert Island Resort And Spa, guests are offered rooms with television, a mini-refrigerator, Wi-Fi, coffee/tea makers and a laptop-size safe. Some rooms at Anantara Desert Island Resort And Spa have a view over the ocean. They are outfitted with modern decor.

Eat & Drink

Guests are offered a buffet breakfast served in the restaurant. A panoramic on-site restaurant serves dishes of seafood cuisine. Live music and a terrace are provided in the Resort Has A Lounge bar.

Services

There are bicycle and limousine rentals available on site.

Relax

The youngest guests are offered cots, an arcade/game room and babysitting. On-site fitness amenities include a fitness centre and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   64.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Off-site parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • Limited time reception
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Lobby
  • Florist/Flower shop
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Tennis court
  • Archery

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Dinner

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Projector

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Board games
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Paid private beach
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Separate sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Espresso maker

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Down comforter

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 4 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    64

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Rooms and availability

Anantara Desert Island Resort And Spa photos Exterior Hotel information
Premier Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe|Premier Room Sea View Advance Purchase 7 Days

One-Bedroom Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Anantara Desert Island Resort And Spa photos Room
One-Bedroom Villa
Pool view
  • Room size:

    120 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private pool
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Villa|Anantara 1 Bedroom Pool Villa 1 Bedroom Pool Villa Advance Purchase 7 Days

Anantara Desert Island Resort And Spa photos Exterior Hotel information
Two-Bedroom Villa
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    3 Super King-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private pool
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Anantara Desert Island Resort And Spa photos Exterior Hotel information
Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Washing machine
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite|Anantara Suite Suite Advance Purchase 7 Days

Family Two-Bedroom Room
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

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Family Two-Bedroom Villa
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Villa|Anantara Family 2 Bedroom Pool Villa 2 Bedroom Pool Villa Advance Purchase 7 Days

Anantara Desert Island Resort And Spa photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe Twin Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Sea View Twin

Deluxe King Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Double room

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Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    64

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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Anantara Desert Island Resort And Spa Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Anantara Desert Island Resort And Spa

Average guest rating

8.4out of 10
Superb
Based on 54 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    9.6

    Excellent services. Very good and friendly staff with a quick response to your needs and demands. We experienced one of the best bed mattresses among all the hotels all around the world we have visited.

    The standerded of the services.

  • Single
    7.4

    Great service. Nature reserve. The room was beautiful. Lots of great activities - Booked.neting, cycling, hikes. Drive into nature reserve was good, very knowledgeable guides.

    Food was so-so, bit not good enough for this level of hotel. Very limited room service menu. Beach is reclaimed land, and is not great. The schedule of boat jetty's is limited, and you need to pay extra if you don't get there before 5:45pm. Overall, this property and services did not live up to the price. What is good s very good, but a lot could be made better.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    Relaxing location - excellent service. All staff were welcoming and generous with time and attention. Truly indulgent but worth it.

  • Family with children
    6.6

    Very Romantic Get away.. Very friendly staff.. Very good room service.. Food ordered in room is cheaper than the restaurants below in the lobby.

    The desert activities cant be booked online and when we reached there all the activities were sold out(all activities are charged). The Swimming Pool was closed.

  • Couple
    9.2

    The quite place and relaxing during the day. Its good for honey moon and make our special dinner in the beach.

    The tax fees was quite high for us as a local.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    A nice quiet 'getaway from it all' resort. From Dubai it takes about 4 hours, and you need to time your arrival at the ferry terminal in time for the ferry - as there is only one per hour. Then it's another 20 mins bus ride. But once you are there, you can just relax and sit back. The resort is 'boutique' which is perfect for those who don't want to have to fight for deckchairs around the pool. Staff is attentive and helpful, the restaurants are good and relaxed. It is better to plan a long weekend rather then a one night stay as with the drive, it was too short a time for us to stay.

    ++ on all your food and beverage - so all your bills had an added 16% fees on top. I also didn't like the fact that if you wanted an extra bed in your (large) room for a child, you would have to pay extra charge. I found this very disconcerning as most hotels will offer this FOC.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Great service and amazing location. Flamingo's stand almost in front of the hotel and gazelle's walking through the garden, never experienced this before. Wonderful swimming pool.

    Internet in the room not good, many times no connection or long waiting.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    the quit place and sea side dinner

    it take to long to get hot water for the shower

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    I would recommend this holiday the hotel is fantastic the staff make you feel special they give 200% outstanding and the food was excellent I cannot fault this in any way and will be definitely be going back

  • Family with children
    8.8

    It's a great place to stay for a weekend; the activities (safari, wadi walk, nature walk, Booked.neting, etc.) which are well organised (but not free) add a plus to the stay.

  • Family with children
    9.6

    The perfect place to rest after a long work period away from city noise and to get in touch with nature.

    Every thing is perfect except for one thing, I love food but some of the food wasn't fresh made, like the indian Burata was already made and it's been reheated, and some cooked Vegetables are tastless when it combined with other dishes.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    The activities are fantastic. We did the kyaking and mountain biking. Both totally worthwhile. The sea view room was spectacular.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    Very nice activities , nice and peaceful

    Didn't like the food greasy and potatoes not cooked throughly

  • Family with children
    9.2

    It was a unique place that offered a safe and comfortable facilities.

    It would be good if there was a supermarket and a pharmacy.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    We liked being able to be active - we walked, Booked.neted, played tennis, cycled and of course swam. As the children get older swimming and the beach is not enough. The staff on these activities were knowledgeable and enthusiastic and made it fun. It is expensive but well worth it for the location and the feeling of being away in a special place.

How to reach hotel

hotel Anantara Desert Island Resort And Spa - Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi location
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Hotel Address:

Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Get directions
Airports
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    64

Hotel Awards

UAEHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAbu DhabiAnantara Desert Island Resort And Spa

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in United Arab Emirates

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