Sponsored: Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island resorts await…

Pack your bags because the UAE’s stunning island paradise is welcoming adventure seekers to come and experience its wonder. The unique escape offers activities normally reserved for faraway continents, right here in the UAE.

Located two hours away from the Abu Dhabi city, roughly a three-and-a-half-hour drive from Dubai, Sir Bani Yas Island is a natural haven. Here you’ll find no less than three luxurious Anantara resorts to make your experience all the more special.

The incredible resort has more than 11,000 animals from 30 different species freely roaming around. The three resorts are placed in three very different settings, offering variety to best suit your tastes.

For those who wish to immerse themselves in nature, there’s Anantara Al Sahel Villa Resort. Complete with African lodge-style villas, the stunning property is hidden with the Arabian Wildlife Park.

Anantara Al Yamm Villa Resort can be found on the island’s eastern shore. Palatial beach villas look out into the dazzling ocean in a pearl fishing village hideaway – making for the perfect romantic escape.

The resorts are not reserved only for adventurers and lovebirds however, families are welcome to check into the Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara.

All three resorts offer an exciting selection of food and beverage outlets, as well as all-inclusive packages starting at Dhs1,999 per night. This includes full-board dining and unlimited soft drinks for two people and two children, with house beverage packages also available.

You’ll also have access to a wide range of land and water activities, with one included in the package, such as nature & wildlife safaris, horse riding, nature walks, archery, kayaking and more.

The home of bold ideas

Did you know? Sir Bani Yas Island was the place that the Mars Hope Probe idea was born. During a government retreat in 2013, officials brainstormed different ways to celebrate the upcoming golden jubilee, before settling on a plan to explore the red planet.

Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. anantara.com/en/sir-bani-yas-all-inclusive