Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

5 stars
Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates
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8.7
Great
215 reviews

About Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
This luxury resort on Sir Bani Yas Island is just steps from a wildlife sanctuary. It features a spa with massage services and an infinity pool with panoramic Arabian Gulf views. The 5-star Desert Island Resort & Spa by Anantara offers rooms with luxury bedding and parquet floors. Each room includes free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and a minibar. Some rooms feature sea views and terraces with direct access to the swimming pool. The restaurant Al Shams offers candle-lit dinners and international cuisine prepared on an open grill. An additional 4 outlets welcome guests on the island with international cuisine. The resort also has a lounge bar with panoramic sea views and a pool bar with sun loungers and umbrellas. Desert Island Resort guests can play a game of tennis, or visit the Anantara Spa, which has a sauna and hot tub. The resort has a children’s club and a shop that sell local fabrics, clothing, and international reading material. Desert Island Resort & Spa by Anantara is located adjacent to a lagoon. Guests can enjoy nearby activities include kayaking, snorkelling, guided nature walks, and bird watching for a fee.

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

  • Private beach
  • Snorkelling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • 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 sanitiser 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 sanitised
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe
  • Cleaning products

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Car hire
  • Concierge service
  • Entertainment staff
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water

Basics

  • 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
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Bicycle hire
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Cooking classes
  • Beauty salon
  • Horse riding
  • Table tennis
  • Hiking
  • Hunting

General

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

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Accessible by lift
  • Upper floors accessible by lift

Bathroom

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

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

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
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV
  • DVD player

Outdoor

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

Bedroom

  • Extra-long beds (> 2 metres)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Cleaning products
  • Wardrobe or closet

Laundry

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

Parking and transportation

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

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis

Reviews of Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

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8.7
Very GoodBased on 215 verified guest reviews
9.7Solo
9.0Couples
8.5Families
8.6Friends

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Location

Al Ruwais, Sir Bani Yas

What's nearby

  • Sir Bani Yas Island Beach1.1 mi
  • Arabian Wildlife Park3.5 mi
  • Sir Bani Yas Wildlife Reserve4.3 mi
  • Sir Bani Yas Island Pier6.3 mi

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 12:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

Low season

February

High season

June

Average price (weeknight)

£327

Average price (weekend night)

£278
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Most expensive month to stay with an average 5% rise in price.
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When to book a room at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

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Top tips for your stay at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in February and June.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, plan to stay on a Thursday or Wednesday. The most expensive day is usually Monday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £325, while the most expensive was £325.
  • How long should you stay at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 4 days.

FAQs when booking at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

  • Where is Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa located?

    Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa is located at Al Ruwais, 3.7 miles from the centre of Sir Bani Yas. Sir Bani Yas Island Beach is the closest landmark to Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa.

  • Does Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa offer free parking?

    Yes, Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa offers free parking.

  • How far is Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa from the airport?

    Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa is 5.8 miles from Sir Bani Yas Island. Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa is 87.2 miles from Doha Hamad Intl.

  • Does Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa have a pool?

    Yes, Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa has a pool on-site.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa in Sir Bani Yas and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa.

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Value for money

7.8

Distance to city centre

3.7 mi