Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Yamm Villa Resort, Island, Abu Dhabi
Crossing the desert hinterlands on foot, rare fauna at every turn. Diving beneath the surface to take in the kaleidoscope of marine life of the Arabian Gulf. Anantara Al Yamm Villa Resort is an oasis of serenity surrounded by thousands of free-roaming wildlife. Explore the majestic Sir Bani Yas Island, famed for its natural rugged beauty.
Embrace the sunlight warming your skin, as endless shimmering sea fills your view from the white sandy shores of Sir Bani Yas Island, a natural sanctuary in the Arabian Gulf. Embark on a morning wildlife drive, catching glimpses of elegant flamingos framing the mangrove lagoon.
Anantara Al Yamm Villa Resort has been built with sustainable design features perfectly complementing the island’s delicate ecosystem. Inspired by traditional Arabic fishing and pearl diving villages and their barasti lodging, the luxury villas offer five-star amenities in a private setting with unmatched comforts. Find tranquility at Anantara Spa; relish exceptional Italian inspired dining and experience a wide array of activities set against a backdrop of island paradise.
Location and Transfers
Located on Sir Bani Yas Island, 8km off the coast of Abu Dhabi.
The journey from Abu Dhabi Inetrnational Airport to Jebel Dhana Jetty takes approximately 2 hours, followed by a short 10-15 minute water taxi ride to the island.
Guests may also choose to arrive by regional jet service from Al Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi, which takes 40 minutes or, by a seaplane flight from Dubai, which takes 1 hour 25 minutes.
Wake up to breathtaking views of a flock of cranes gracefully feeding out by the mangrove lagoon. Featuring large wooden-framed windows overlooking the lagoon or beachfront, Al Yamm’s picturesque villas provide intimate yet spacious quarters, with a private deck, natural décor, exposed wooden beams and rattan ceiling fans, tones of aqua, green and sand-gold providing a sense of place. A hand carved wooden door leads to a majestic bathroom with a free-standing bathtub. Unique designs give the villas an authentic Arabian feel. Each villa comes equipped with state-of-the-art appliances.
One Bedroom Villa – offers 50 sqm indoor living space, with an 18 sqm terrace and is equipped to accommodate 2 adults
One Bedroom Pool Villa – offers 76 sqm of indoor living space with a 20 sqm terrace and private plunge pool. This Villa is equipped to accommodate 2 adults, 2 children and 1 cot and has the added bonus of a separate bedroom and living space with dining area
Two Bedroom Anantara Pool Villa – feature 159 sqm of indoor living space, 70 sqm terrace and a private 12 sqm plunge pool. This Villa can accommodate 4 adults, 1 child, 1 cot and has a separate bedroom and living space with dining area
Share a delightful meal at the resort’s signature Italian restaurant, Olio, or Dine by Design in a dream setting with a private chef and butler. Broaden your culinary horizons at the two nearby sister resorts, where a tantalising dining choice includes authentic Middle Eastern flavours, grilled seafood specialties and distinctive African dishes, served in inspirational settings.
Facilities and Activities
Spa – massages are offered at the Al Yamm Spa Villa or, indulge in an assortment of invigorating rituals and modern-day spa treatments at Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara
Workout Room – located adjacent to Desert Islands Resort & Spa
Al Yamm Villa Resort Swimming Pool or the main resort swimming pool located beachfront at Desert Islands Resort & Spa
Sir Bani Yas Stables – explore the stunning natural beauty of Sir Bani Yas Island on horseback
Retail Shop – at Desert Islands Resort & Spa
Water Sports Centre – at the Desert Islands Resort & Spa, offers scuba diving, including diving courses for beginners and guided dives for the experienced and snorkelling
Mountain Biking – personal guided tours
Monastery – visit the eastern side of Sir Bani Yas Island and discover the remains of an early Christian monastery site, dating back to the late 6th century AD