Desert Islands is located eight kilometers off the Western Coastline of the emirate of Abu Dhabi. Sir Bani Yas, Desert Islands is a nature based tourism destination and tourism development, consisting of 8 natural islands. It located 250kms West of Abu Dhabi city. It will only take you 2.5 hours to drive to the Sir Bani Yas Island jetty from Abu Dhabi. Desert Islands has a fully serviced arrival terminal located on Jabel Dhanna, the gateway to Desert Islands and Sir Bani Yas Island. You can relax here and enjoy views of the Arabian Gulf, while waiting for your boat transfer to the islands. The short sail to Sir Bani Yas Island lasts 20 minutes and you may spot dolphins or dugongs along the way. At Desert Islands we exercise respect and take responsibility for the legacies of the past.
Desert Island activities
Enjoy the activity on the beach with families and experiences of the present and the visions for the future. Each tour is an adventure and can be tailored to your personal interests, so ensure you have your camera at hand. The Waters ports Center offers a range of diving and water sports experiences to suit guests of all ages and abilities. In addition, guests can also take part in activities on the island such as the nature and wildlife drive, horse riding. Taking up approximately half the size of Sir Bani Yas Island the Arabian Wildlife Park is being created to provide an authentic environment for wild animals to freely roam while the island remains an exceptional experience for visitors.If you go to this Island, you must to do each activity for example wildlife drives, nature & wildlife walks, mountain biking, kayaking, snorkeling, archery, wadi walk, monastery tour (archaeological site), horse riding. You will enjoy a horse ride on the beach while gazing at beautiful scenery and wildlife around you. Take some picture of this beautiful island. Nature has the power to heal and give strength to body and soul indulges in Desert Island. If you would like to take your children kayaking, then have no worries because at Desert Island children age 8 and above are allowed to participate.
There are so many Resorts in Desert Island. In the Resort, you can Relax and forget the stresses of life by enjoying the services offered by the Resorts. Play a game of tennis, or visit the Spa, which has a sauna and hot tub. The restaurant offers candle light dinners and international cuisine prepared on an open grill. The resort also has a lounge bar with panoramic sea views and a pool bar with sun loungers and umbrellas make your unforgotten event in the night.