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Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

Al Ruwais, Sir Bani Yas

+971 2801 5400

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based on 297 reviews

About Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, Sir Bani Yas

Value for money

Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa is located on Sir Bani Yas Island, and offers 5-star accommodation in addition to a private beach and an infinity pool. It also provides a Jacuzzi, a free shuttle service and outdoor tennis courts. There are a variety of amenities on offer to guests of the hotel, including a sauna, 24-hour room service and meeting facilities. Younger members of the family will always be entertained as there is an in-house games room and a kids club available. This hotel features rooms with an en suite bathroom, air conditioning and a TV. They feature luxury linen, an iPod docking station and a pillow menu. The bathrooms have a rain shower and come with bathrobes, slippers and luxury toiletries. Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa's restaurant provides the convenience of on-site dining, with a variety of international meals on offer. Each evening, guests can relax in the cozy lounge bar. For those wanting to explore the great outdoors, Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa is near popular fishing and scenic spots. Water activities, snorkeling and hiking can be enjoyed nearby.

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Resort Amenities & Facilities

  • Private beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Entertainment staff
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Shoeshine
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe
  • Cleaning products

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Cooking classes
  • Beauty salon
  • Horse riding
  • Table tennis
  • Hiking


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Lockers
  • Pool view
  • Storage available
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Carpeted

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Plunge pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Private pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Pool bar
  • Sauna

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pets not allowed
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush


  • Fruits
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Dining table


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area


  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Child pool
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Indoor play area
  • Kids' club
  • Playground

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tumble dryer

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Garage


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk


  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor tennis

Places of interest near Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

Attractions in Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates curated by momondo

Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa location: Al Ruwais, Sir Bani Yas

Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa Reviews

GreatBased on 297 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Top service and amazing staff! (in 62 reviews)
  • The food was delicious too! (in 19 reviews)
  • Perfect service and friendly staff. (in 15 reviews)
Cons -
  • The food was quite bad. (in 12 reviews)
  • The hotel lacks finesse (in 10 reviews)
  • "Too many flies and nats, by the pool & outdoor eating places." (in 1 review)

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Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • On average, Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa is less than the Sir Bani Yas average rate for 5 star hotels. The nightly rate at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa is typically $431, whereas the nightly rate in Sir Bani Yas is $305 more.

  • Drive distance from Abu Dhabi Intl to Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa and vice versa is 129.4 mi and the overall drive time is about 6h 28min. Driving time can vary based on the time of day and traffic.

  • A very popular option for travelers staying at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Abu Dhabi Intl directly to the hotel.

  • There is a restaurant at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +971 2801 5400 for kitchen hours. If you are staying at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • For assistance from an employee at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa please call +971 2801 5400.

  • Yes, Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a fitness center available to Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa guests.