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Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts

Tel: +971 2 801 5400

For reservations

Tel: +971 2 895 8700 or

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Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts

P.O. Box 12452, Al Ruwais,
Sir Bani Yas Island,
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel:       +971 2 801 5400
Fax:      +971 2 801 5408

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Nestled amid the waters of the Arabian Gulf, the Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island hotels offer lavish comforts, splendorous views and adventurous getaways. Our Abu Dhabi beach hotel may be off the beaten path, but getting here from anywhere in the world is easy either by ferry or seaplane. 

This quintessential Arabian five-star hotel offers a true glimpse of Middle East travel thanks to its glorious location on Sir Bani Yas Island, a nature reserve off the coast of Abu Dhabi. The resorts sit on a pristine beach surrounded by warm waters safe for swimming and snorkelling. The combination of Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts’s verdant natural surroundings and impeccable services makes for a complete luxury vacation experience.

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Getting to Sir Bani Yas Island is now easier than ever with a choice of travel options.  Drive to our jetty on the mainland and enjoy a scenic resort transfer by boat.  For more details, please see below.

By Car

The resort is located just 8 kilometres off the Abu Dhabi Emirates’ western coastline and 250 kilometres from Abu Dhabi International Airport. Should you wish to drive, follow the E11 highway directly from Abu Dhabi or Dubai in the direction of Tarif and Mirfa.  Continue on, passing Tarif, Mirfa and Baynoona and Al Ruwais. Take exit 113 marked Sir Bani Yas Island, and at the roundabout take the Sir Bani Yas Island exit.  At the next roundabout, take the 2nd exit.  Follow the road until the 3rd roundabout and take the exit for Sir Bani Yas and Jebel Dhana Jetty.  At the jetty you can park your car in a safe covered area before boarding the water taxi for a 10 - 15 minute journey to Sir Bani Yas Island. This boat ride is complimentary for guests of Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara.

Booking Your Seat on the Water Taxi
In order to guarantee your seat on the water taxi kindly contact, provide your reservation number for reference and our team will assist you to reserve the seat.   

Water Taxi Timetable

Please note that the water taxi transfer schedule below is subject to weather conditions and coastguard approval.

Daily water taxi departure times from Jebel Dhana jetty:
10.30 am (Fridays only), 12.00 noon, 3.00 pm, 6.00 pm and 11.00 pm

Daily water taxi departure times from Sir Bani Yas Island jetty:
9.00 am, 1.00 pm, 4.00 pm, 8.00 pm

In addition to the boat schedule, special boat transfers may be requested. These are chargeable at AED 1,500* per boat per way, subject to availability and are dependent on weather conditions as well as clearance from the Abu Dhabi Port Authority.

*Transfers must be booked a minimum of 24 hours in advance. The price is excluding 10% service charge, 5% VAT, 6% tourism fee and 4% municipality fee.

For enquiries please contact the Central Reservation Office at +971 2 895 8700 or email

By Plane

Travel to Sir Bani Yas Island is swift and seamless with Seawings’ flight services. Soar over island beauty and the Arabian Sea for a breathtaking bird’s eye view aboard a seaplane. For more information please contact

Please be aware these flight services are operated and managed by a third party, and that the operator’s terms and conditions apply.

Limousine Service

Our luxury limousine service transports guests from Abu Dhabi or Dubai to Jebel Dhana jetty, from which point guests board a water taxi and cross the Arabian Gulf to Sir Bani Yas Island’s jetty.

Abu Dhabi International Airport/ City Luxury Private Car Transfer: from AED 850
Dubai International Airport Luxury/ City Private Car Transfer: from AED 1,150

Transfer to additional destinations is available upon request.

The above costs are per vehicle, one way. Prices are in AED and are subject to 10% service charge, 5% VAT , 6% tourism fee and 4% municipality fee. Prices may change without prior notice. For this service, 48-hour advance booking is required. Last minute reservations are subject to availability. Booking cancellation should be made at least 24 hours prior to pick-up time to avoid full price penalty charges. A 100% charge will apply in case of a no-show. Car type depends on availability. Please contact us at +971 2 801 5400.

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Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts

P.O. Box 12452, Al Ruwais,
Sir Bani Yas Island,
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel:       +971 2 801 5400
Fax:      +971 2 801 5408

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