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Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara 

Revel in the luxury of an island escape. Explore wildlife reserve, savannah, beach, mangroves and the Arabian Gulf surrounding. Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara is located just off the coast of Abu Dhabi.

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SERVICE UPDATE

The well-being and health of our guests and team members is our top priority. With directives from local authorities, Covid-19 precautionary measures, maximum capacity and social distancing will be applied to all services at our Restaurants, Anantara Spa, Swimming Pool, Beach, Gym, Kids Club, Events and Islandwide Activities. 

Complimentary high-speed WiFi Complimentary bottled water
Getting Here

Desert Islands is 8 km off the coast of Jebel Dhanna (two hours' drive from downtown Abu Dhabi), accessible by complimentary water taxi or private seaplane.

BY CAR

Follow the E11 highway directly from Abu Dhabi or Dubai in the direction of Tarif and Mirfa.  Passing Tarif, Mirfa, Baynoona and Al Ruwais, take exit 113 marked Sir Bani Yas Island, and at the roundabout take the Sir Bani Yas exit. At the next roundabout, take the second exit. Follow the road until the third roundabout and take the exit for Sir Bani Yas and Jebel Dhanna Jetty. At the fourth roundabout, take the first exit marked Sir Bani Yas Island. 

At the jetty, you can park your car in a safe parking area before boarding the complimentary water taxi.

BY LIMOUSINE
Our luxury limousine service can be booked to transport guests from Abu Dhabi or Dubai to Jebel Dhana Jetty as per the hotels transfer rates which require to be booked at least 48 hours prior to arrival. To make a reservation or for further information please contact the resort.
BY WATER TAXI

We offer a complimentary 15- to 20-minute water taxi transfer for all our guests to and from the island. This service operates 4-5 times daily and must be booked 24 hours in advance. Please note that the water taxi transfer schedule is subject to weather conditions and coastguard approval.

Operating Schedule   From Mainland  From Sir Bani Yas Island  
Daily  12.00 noon 9.00 am 
Daily 3.00 pm 1.00 pm 
Daily 6.00 pm 4.00 pm 
Daily 11.00 pm 8.00 pm 

For enquiries or to reserve your crossing, please contact Guest Services at +971 (0) 2 801 5400 or email dirs@anantara.com

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GDS Codes
Chain Code: OH | Amadeus: AUH233 | Galileo: 84731| Sabre: 50941| Worldspan: 72233 | Pegasus: 75499

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