Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara

Abu Dhabi Resort
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ChainMinor Hotel Group
Total Meeting Space1,000 sq. m
Guest Rooms64
Sir Bani Yas Island
Al Ruwais
Abu Dhabi 12453

Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara

Abu Dhabi Resort
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Room Features and Guest Services

  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • View (Garden)
  • View (Ocean or Water)


  • Onsite Catering
  • Onsite Gift Shop
  • Onsite Restaurant

Business Services

  • AV Capabilities
  • Business Center

Recreational Activities

  • Health Club
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spa or Salon
  • Tennis Courts
  • Water Sports

Venue Accessible By

  • Airport Shuttle


  • Dance Floor

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Meeting Space

Total Meeting Space1,000 sq. m
Meeting Rooms10
Largest Room525 sq. m
Second Largest Room90 sq. m
Meeting Rooms
Room Size
Ceiling Height
Room Dimensions
Maximum Capacity
Banquet Rounds
Cocktail Rounds
Dhabi Ballroom (Full)
525sq. m5 m30 mx 18 m55095320550460315-
Al Maha 1 & 2
75sq. m5 m6 mx 12 m6025--6030-
Al Anood 3 & 4
90sq. m4 m8 mx 11 m7030--7055-
Al Ghizlan 5 & 6
90sq. m4 m8 mx 11 m7030--7055-
Al Reem (B)
40sq. m3 m5 mx 8 m301515-301515
Llama (C)
35sq. m5 m5 mx 7 m201015-201015
Oryx (A)
25sq. m3 m5 mx 5 m10-10----

Guest Rooms

Total Guest Rooms64
Tax Rate16%



Local Attractions

Arabian Wildlife Park

0 km away
Sir Bani Yas Island
Al Ruwais
Abu Dhabi, AE 12452


  • Paid Parking


Located just 250km west of Abu Dhabi on the nature reserve of Sir Bani Yas Island, Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara invites you to explore captivating natural wonders from an Arabian oasis of palatial luxury. Unwind in one of 64 well appointed rooms, suites and villas, which blend luxurious amenities with rich Arabian touches and sweeping views over lush landscape and the Arabian Gulf’s sparkling waters. Explore majestic hilltops rising amidst rugged hinterlands. Visit picturesque lakes to admire elegant pink flamingoes against the backdrop of a violet sky. Encounter breathtaking nature and rare free roaming wildlife with exciting activities adapted to the unique geographical traits of the island. Lounge beside our resort’s infinity edge swimming pool, or treat yourself to a sensuous Anantara Spa journey overlooking the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf. Start your day with a sumptuous breakfast buffet at The Palm and enjoy themed evening meals. Soak up the sun while enjoying thirst quenching beverages at our pool bar. Savour fresh seafood prepared on the open grill at Samak for an elegant experience of casual outdoor dining. After dinner, share a nightcap at our lounge bar with stunning views across the dramatic landscape as you relax on soft, comfortable furnishings. 3 flights a week from Al Bateem Airport (Abu Dhabi) to the Island are available, charters can be arranged for groups.

Cancellation Policy

As per specific group contract clauses.

Additional Information

Set along the shoreline of the Arabian Gulf, Desert Islands Conference Centre is a versatile venue offering individually tailored event solutions and state-of-the-art facilities, including a ballroom and meeting rooms. The impressive Dhabi Ballroom is set to become an “in-demand” venue for large scale corporate retreats and can accommodate: 320 guests in banquet-style seating, 460 guests in auditorium-style seating and 552 guests capacity for cocktail events The ballroom can also be divided into three individual rooms, each of which can accommodate up to 130 guests depending on the set-up. In addition, the Conference Centre’s three meeting rooms can be divided into six break-out rooms adding to the versatility of the venue, while advanced audio-visual facilities and state-of-the-art Business Centre cater to every business requirement. Complete with extensive outdoor terraces, shaded and non-shaded external decking along with an impressive entrance/reception lobby and stylish circulation corridors, the Desert Islands Conference Centre provides guests with an ideal environment for their event. The Conference Centre offers a unique opportunity for corporate events, team-building workshops, new product launches and weddings, with guests able to take advantage of the stunning views and unique outdoor experiences including wildlife and nature tours, providing a behind-the-scenes look into the work that goes into caring for the wildlife on Sir Bani Yas Island. Other activities include horse riding, kayaking through the lush mangroves, archery and wadi-walks - to name but a few.

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