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Hotel Description

Upscale beachfront hotel with 3 restaurants

On the beach

You'll be within 2 miles (3 km) of Sir Bani Yas Island Beach and 9 miles (15 km) of Sir Bani Yas Island Pier with a stay here.

Poolside dining

This luxury hotel features a private beach, a full-service spa, and 3 restaurants. Bring the family and enjoy the free kid's club, children's pool, and playground. Enjoy the outdoor pool and perks like free self parking and free WiFi.

Deluxe Room, Sea View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$348* Per night/room Mar 5 - Mar 6

Deluxe Room, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

One-Bedroom Anantara Villa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premier Room, Sea View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Anantara Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Two Bedroom Anantara Pool Villa

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

About the Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

Location Sir Bani Yas Island, Sir Bani Yas Island,

All-inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Property Features

Some rates at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa are all-inclusive. These rates include onsite meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities. Step outside to feel the sun on your face and the sand in your toes on the white sand beach. Pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa and enjoy amenities at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa like a complimentary children's club and an outdoor pool. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. This luxury hotel also offers a children's pool, outdoor tennis courts, and a 24-hour fitness center. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Sir Bani Yas Island hotel.

  • 64 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • 3 dining venues
  • Built in 2009
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Cabanas by the pool (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Bar or lounge
  • Bar by the pool

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • On private beach
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 1
  • Children's club (free)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Wired internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired internet access - surcharge

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa offers 64 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and minibars. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, laptop-compatible safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottled water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Sitting area
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Espresso maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy buffet breakfast for a fee.

The Palm - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast only.

Amwaj - This beachfront seafood restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required. Open select days.

Al Shams Restaurant and B - This poolside restaurant serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

The Lounge - This bar specializes in local and international cuisine. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

A private beach and an outdoor tennis court are featured at the hotel. An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Game drive on site
  • Safari nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Horse riding/rental on site
  • Hunting on site
  • Mountain biking on site
  • Playground on site
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Kayaking nearby

Spa Services

Anantara Spa has 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, Swedish massages, and Thai massages. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 4
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Massages on beach
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Thai massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Accessible bathroom (in select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (in select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (in select rooms)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Guests must transfer via Boat to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 24 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

This property is located on an island approximately 5 miles (8 kilometers) off the coast of Abu Dhabi, accessible only by boat. Guests must contact the resort 1 day in advance to arrange transportation from Jebel Dhanna Jetty (20 minutes away by boat). Daily departure from Jebel Dhanna Jetty to Sir Bani Yas Island: noon, 3 PM, 6 PM, and 11 PM. Daily departure from Sir Bani Yas Island: 9 AM, 1 PM, 4 PM, and 8 PM. Please note that the boat transfers are subject to availability, weather conditions, and clearance from Abu Dhabi Ports Authority. This property provides ground transportation to and from the island boat station, as well as transportation around the island (included in the resort fee).

All guests are required to present a valid government-issued ID card at check-in. A valid passport with UAE entry stamp, UAE Emirates ID, and GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) ID are accepted.

Due to COVID-19, guests are encouraged to submit their ID to the property in advance of arrival.

Guests are required to have the AL HOSN UAE App installed on their mobile devices. Guests may be requested by the property to provide documentation of recent travel history (such as showing passport immigration stamps) and/or complete a health declaration.

To get to the property, guests need to transfer by Boat. Transfers need to be confirmed by contacting the property at least 24 hours before travel at the number on the booking confirmation. Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel. To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AED 350.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Drones and aerial surveillance devices are not permitted at this property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, debit cards, and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Smoke detector
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: AED 1299
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: AED 649 (from 6 to 11 years old)
  • A tax is imposed by the city: AED 15.00 per accommodation, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AED 130 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: AED 100 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: AED 100 per night (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AED 1020 per vehicle (one way)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Housekeeping fee: AED 20.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AED 350.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Anantara Desert Islands
  • Anantara Desert Islands Resort
  • Desert Islands Hotel
  • Anantara Desert Islands Sir Bani Yas Island
  • Desert Islands Resort
  • Desert Islands Resort Anantara
  • Desert Islands Hotel
  • Desert Islands Resort And Spa By Anantara
  • Anantara Desert Islands & Spa
  • Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa Hotel
  • Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa Sir Bani Yas Island
  • Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa Hotel Sir Bani Yas Island

You should know

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.