Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts

Set on Sir Bani Yas Island, off the coast of Abu Dhabi, housing the once-private Royal Nature Reserve of His Highness Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts offers travelers an unforgettable island escape in the glittering waters of the Arabian Gulf.

Exotic wildlife roam next to turquoise waters, while stone age ruins dot the island’s rugged landscape. Pretty beaches, extensive watersports, lush mangroves, wildlife safari viewing, island exploring activities, and three separate lodging experiences create a unique island.

The main lodge, Desert Islands Resort, has elegantly appointed rooms and suites, a lovely main pool area, and extensive activities for children. For the adventurous, the islands interior houses the Arabian wildlife reserve as well as Al Sahel Villas which exudes barefoot, casual luxury with private villas near rare animals. Al Yamm Villas, located along pristine white sands and the mangrove lagoon, is a private luxury beach lodge with personalized service.

Take in panoramic views across turquoise waters and dive into unspoiled tropical reefs. Explore the diverse wildlife inhabiting one of the world’s most unique offshore wildlife sanctuaries. Revel in the history of a once-royal retreat.


  • Wildlife reserve on a remote resort island
  • Great activities – on land and water
  • Three distinct lodging experiences



Al Sahel - One Bedroom Pool Villa

Al Sahel - Two Bedroom Pool Villa

Desert Islands - Two Bedroom Anantara Family Pool Villa

Al Yamm - One Bedroom Pool Villa

Al Yamm - One Bedroom Villa

Al Yamm - Two Bedroom Anantara Pool Villa

Desert Islands - Anantara Suite

Desert Islands - Deluxe Garden Room

Desert Islands - One Bedroom Anantara Pool Villa