The vacation on Desert Islands are unusual experience in itself. The resort is surrounded by sand almost in the shadow of majestic mountain peaks, but within the dunes are hidden lakes with pink flamingos silhouetted against the violet sky.
The oasis of nature inspired His Highness Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the late ruler and founding father of the United Arab Emirates to create the nature reserve island, and the resort itself is located inside of reserve, but on the ocean shore, and the rooms are full of vews onto the endless turquoise waters.
There are 64 spacious rooms and suites, ranging from 52 sq m ( room ) through 80 sq m ( suite ) to enormous 200 sq m in Royal Villas.
The Royal Villa features two bedrooms, kitchenette, dining room, living space and a private butler redy at any time of a day ( and night).
Each room is equipped with rain shower, safe, refrigerator, controlled air-conditioning and satellite TV. The furniture and details vary, but you may expect Egiptian cotton linen, terra-cota floors furniture of modern Arab design and local fabrics.
A Shisha and snacks in Al Shams, beachfront seafood grill Samak and Middle Eastern breakfast buffet will contribute to extraordinary vacation experience.
You may pamper yourself with Hot Sand Compress in anantara Spa, or choose one of numerous activities available on the island.
The airplane flight over the island can give you the overall impression of the island.
The way of visiting the wildlife reserve ( flamingos, antelopes, oryxes and hyenas ) depens only on you, guided walking, kayaking, mountain bikes, or a terrain car.
The activities include snorkeling in Gul waters and a traditional Arabia sport – archery, which you can practise under the expets supervision.
Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara is set on the island haven of Sir Bani Yas, just 8 km off the coast of Jabel Dhanna in Abu Dhabi emirate, about 250 km from Abu Dhabi.
The suitable international airport is either in Abu Dhabi, or Dubai.
More details and online booking at official pages of :
Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara