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UAE – Anantara Desert Island Resorts

Anantara Hotels & Resorts
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5 star
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Abu Dhabi International Airport
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One resort destination. Three distinct experiences. Countless ways to explore, relax and indulge in exotic Arabian island lifeā€¦.

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Anantara offers three idyllic 5* luxury resorts on the island of Sir Bani Yas - a unique wildlife paradise, in the Arabian Gulf, south west of Abu Dhabi city.

Thanks to decades of intensive conservation work and ecological investment, the island of Sir Bani Yas is now home to thousands of native Arabian free-roaming animals and several million native trees and plants. Encounter the free roaming wildlife and beautiful rugged landscapes of Abu Dhabi's stunning Sir Bani Yas Island from inspirational settings, culminating in the ultimate Arabian island experience.

In addition to the meeting facilities located at each of the three resorts, Sir Bani Yas Island has a large conference centre with 10 meeting rooms. The Desert Island Conference Centre can accommodate 550 reception; 460 theatre; 320 banquet; 315 classroom and 95 U-shape. All three Anantara properties can access the conference centre facilities.

The island also offers an Activity Centre and an Equestrian Centre which all 3 Anantara properties on the island can access for a variety of water sports, diving and snorkeling, horse riding, tennis, trekking, mountain biking and wildlife safaris.

Sir Bani Yas Island is located 250 kilometres southwest of Abu Dhabi with regular direct flights from Abu Dhabi - 40 minutes transfer. Alternatively, transfer by car takes approximately 2.5 hours including the drive from the airport to the Sir Ban Yas Island jetty, a 15 to 20 minutes boat transfer to the island and the 10 minute road transfer to the resort.

Desert Islands Resorts:

An ideal location for a very unique incentive. A 5* luxury resort offering 64 beautifully appointed rooms, suites and villas and 4 small meeting rooms. All rooms in the main hotel have wonderful views over the turquoise seas sandy beaches of the Arabian Gulf.

Al Yamm Villa Resort:

An oasis of serenity surrounded by wildlife and the shimmering waters of the Arabian Gulf. The resort, comprising of 30 luxury beach front villas, inspired by the barasti lodges of the traditional Arabic fishing and pearl diving villages.

Al Sahel Villa Resort:

Live out your wildlife adventure dreams from rustic lodge luxury in the heart of the island's vast Arabian nature park. Comprising of 30 luxury savannah style villas, inspired by the wild desert landscapes of Arabia, each villa offers inland views and provides a haven of luxury.


Why have a single room when you can have a whole resort? For 2018 you can buy out the 30 luxury villas in the heart of this spectacular wildlife park for your next meeting. To find out more see the buy-out presentation and the offer.