Desert Islands Resort and Spa by Anantara

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Unique offshore island retreat

Encounter the beauty of untamed nature. An unending horizon of turquoise ocean and rugged hinterlands of amber. Pink flamingos silhouetted against the violet sky as they traverse the island's lakes. Located on the nature reserve island, Desert Islands invites you to explore the wonders of an Arabian Oasis.

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  • Best available rates
  • Your dedicated GEM, a personal assistant to accompany you before and throughout your stay
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What makes the hotel special

  • Discover the wildlife in the only open wildlife park of the UAE
  • Explore nature and wildlife whether walking, kayaking
  • Enjoy the great mix of contemporary design and natural beauty

Rooms and Suites

Deluxe Sea View Room

Deluxe Garden Room

Premier Sea View Room

Anantara Suite

1 Bedroom Anantara Pool Villa

Hotel Information

Practical information

  • Address

    Al Ruwais, Sir Bani Yas Island , Abu Dhabi , Abu Dhabi

  • Internet

    Public areas : free

    In room : free

  • Children policy

    Children are welcome

    Kids Club : free

  • Check-in / Check-out

    Check-in : noon

    Check-out : 3 pm

  • Transportation and transfers

    Transfer : free of charge

  • Smoking policy

    Smoking public spaces

    Smoking rooms : not available

  • Pets

    Dogs not allowed

  • Parking

    Car park / valet service : free of charge


  • Restaurants and bar options

    Al Shams (Bar)

    Samak (Restaurant: fish and seafood cuisine)

    The Palm (Restaurant: international cuisine)

    Amwaj (Restaurant: tapas cuisine)

  • Breakfast

    Continental breakfast: AED70

    Buffet breakfast: AED130

Services and amenities

  • Rooms

    64 rooms and suites

    In-room amenities: iPod dock, flatscreen TV, in-room safe, minibar, coffee / tea making facilities

  • Always included in this hotel

    Welcome drink, upon arrival

    Complimentary Internet

    Complimentary Mineral Water in the room upon arrival

  • Available services

    Air conditioned hotel

    Laundry service

    Concierge service

    Business center

  • Spa (Anantara Spa)



  • Hobbies

    Tennis on site

    Non-motorised water sports

    Diving center

    Private beach on site

    Outdoor pool

    Fitness center

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