The Experience


Crossing the desert hinterlands on foot, one finds rare fauna at every turn. Diving beneath the surface to take in the kaleidoscope of marine life of the Arabian Gulf. Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island 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, these luxury villas in Abu Dhabi offer luxury amenities in a private setting with unmatched comforts.  Find tranquillity at Anantara Spa; relish exceptional Italian inspired dining and experience a wide array of activities set against a backdrop of an island paradise.

 Anantara Al Yamm Villa Resort key features:

  • 30 luxury villas
  • Olio – a tranquil Italian inspired restaurant with tempting flavours for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Swimming pool and beach front
  • Saltwater Mangrove lagoon
  • Lounge
  • Prayer room
  • Meeting and event facilities
  • Wedding facilities
  • Fully equipped Gym with sea views
  • Anantara Spa Villa

Island features (with complimentary transfers) 

  • An additional 5 dining choices at sister resorts
  • Anantara Spa
  • The Workout Room
  • Tennis courts
  • Water Sports Centre
  • Stables
  • Desert Islands Conference Centre

Anantara Spa

The Abu Dhabi spa experience at Anantara Al Yamm Villa Resort

Exotic indulgence amidst a lush desert oasis. Revel in treatments inspired by ancient Bedouin culture and desert traditions. Therapeutic ingredients sourced from local surroundings and tradition. Indulge in an assortment of invigorating rituals and modern-day spa treatments at Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara a popular spa resort in Abu Dhabi for complete wellness of body, mind and soul. Or take advantage of our Al Yamm Spa Villa just steps away, for the ultimate in relaxing massage, by appointment.

Anantara Spa’s tranquil island setting just outside the Sir Bani Yas nature reserve makes for the perfect wellness sanctuary. Ancient healing rituals, Thai and Ayurvedic massage, and two-day spa journeys are all on offer for the ultimate Abu Dhabi beach resort indulgence.

Anantara Signature Treatments

Island Rejuvenation (2 Hours 45 Minutes)
Relax after a day exploring the wonders of Sir Bani Yas Island, experiencing a wealth of holistic benefits in a blissful transformation, as we pamper you from head to toe with some of the world’s most prized therapies.

  • Arabian Massage – 60 minutes
  • Elemis Visible Brilliance Facial – 75 minutes
  • Oriental Foot Reviver – 30 minutes

Anantara Signature Massage (90 Minutes)
Our signature blend of oils, combined with wringing, kneading and stretching techniques, stimulate the circulation and promote deep relaxation of the muscles, while restoring the flow of energy along the meridian lines.

Traditional Thai Massage (90 Minutes)
This centuries-old therapy, known as passive yoga, is the perfect answer for anyone searching for optimal health, the release of tension and the restoration of vitality.

Elemis Visible Brilliance Facial (75 Minutes)
Address ageing, stressed and slackened skin. Independently tested with revolutionary results, this anti-ageing facial instantly firms, rejuvenates and plumps up the skin, whilst reducing dark circles from around the eye contour. Moisturisation levels of the skin are proven to increase by up to 38% and elasticity by 28% after just one treatment.

Exotic Lime and Ginger Body Scrub (60 minutes)
Awaken your senses and invigorate your body with an inspirational Exotic Lime and Ginger Salt Glow, infused with skin enriching camellia oil. After light body brushing, warm oil is drizzled lavishly over the body. Skin is deeply cleansed, leaving it silky smooth, fully refreshed and glowing from head to toe. This scrub is not suitable for sensitive skin.

Togetherness (60/90 Minutes)
Relax together in our Couple’s Suite and enjoy side by side massages using aromatic stress relieving oils and purpose designed movements to stimulate the circulation and promote deep relaxation. A wonderfully soothing and rejuvenating experience to share with your loved one.

Anantara Spa Facilities
  • Four treatment rooms for couples and individuals
  • Male and female changing areas with steam rooms
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