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Al Sahel, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 2 801 4300
alsahel@anantara.com

For reservations

Tel :+971 2 656 1399 or crome@anantara.com

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Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Sahel Villa Resort

P.O. Box 12452, Al Ruwais,
Sir Bani Yas Island,
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 2 801 4300
Fax: +971 2 801 4308
Email: alsahel@anantara.com

Nestled amid the waters of the Arabian Gulf, Sir BaniYas Island offers lavish comforts, splendid views and adventurous getaways. Anantara Al Sahel Villa Resort may be off the beaten path, but getting from anywhere in the world is easy either by boat, seaplane or through the luxury of a jet.

This quintessential Arabian five-star resort offers a true glimpse of Middle East travel thanks to its glorious location on Sir Bani Yas Island, home to the Arabian Wildlife Park nature reserve off the coast of Abu Dhabi. This all villa Sir Bani Yas Island resort sits amidst the Wildlife Park offering guests an incomparable glimpse of natural beauty and wildlife up close which combined with impeccable service makes for a breathtaking experience. 

 

GETTING HERE

Getting to Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Sahel Villa Resort 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.  Alternatively you can now fly direct from Al Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi to Sir Bani Yas Island with Rotana Jet. 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  Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Sahel Villa Resort.

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: 
10.00hrs, 12.00hrs, 14.00hrs, 16.00hrs, 18.00hrs and 20.00hrs 

Additionally on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 22.30hrs

Daily water taxi departure times from Sir Bani Yas Island jetty: 
08.00hrs, 11.00hrs, 13.00hrs, 15.00hrs, 17.00hrs and 19.00hrs 

Additionally on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 22.30hrs

In addition to the boat schedule, special boat transfers may be requested.  These are chargeable at AED 1,000 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 and 6% tourism fee.

For enquiries please contact the Central Reservation Office at +971 2 656 1399 or email crome@anantara.com.

By Plane

Travel to Sir Bani Yas Island is swift and seamless thanks to a choice of flight services from Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Choose from the luxury of a regional jet service from Al Bateen Executive Airport (rotanajet@anantara.info) or the spectacle of landing on the water with seaplane flights from Dubai (seawings@anantara.info)

Guests using Rotana Jet can park at Al Bateen Executive Airport for AED 99 per stay on presentation of their boarding pass.

Please be aware these flight services are operated and managed by a third party.

REGIONAL JET SERVICES FROM ABU DHABI

Tuesday
09:00    Depart Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi
09:45    Arrive Sir Bani Yas Island
15:00    Depart Sir Bani Yas Island
15:45    Arrive Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi

Wednesday
09:00    Depart Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi
09:45    Arrive Sir Bani Yas Island
15:00    Depart Sir Bani Yas Island
15:45    Arrive Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi

Thursday
16:00    Depart Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi
16:40    Arrive Sir Bani Yas Island 
17:10    Depart Sir Bani Yas Island
17:50    Arrive Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi

Saturday
13:10    Depart Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi
13:50    Arrive Sir Bani Yas Island 
14:20    Depart Sir Bani Yas Island
15:00    Arrive Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi

Sunday
10:15    Depart Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi
10:55    Arrive Sir Bani Yas Island
15:00    Depart Sir Bani Yas Island
15:45    Arrive Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi

 

Flights are from AED 250 one way and a preferential car parking fee is available at Al Bateen Airport for all Rotana Jet guests.

To book direct flights from Dubai International Airport (Terminal 2) or Abu Dhabi Al Bateen Executive Airport to Sir Bani Yas Island
please visit www.rotanajet.com.

  

REGIONAL JET SERVICES FROM DUBAI

Monday
10:30    Depart Dubai International Airport, Terminal 2

11:30    Arrive Sir Bani Yas Island 
13:45    Depart Sir Bani Yas Island
14:45    Arrive Dubai International Airport, Terminal 2

Thursday
10:25    Depart Dubai International Airport, Terminal 2
11:25    Arrive Sir Bani Yas Island 
14:55    Depart Sir Bani Yas Island
15:55    Arrive Dubai International Airport, Terminal 2

Saturday
10:50    Depart Dubai International Airport, Terminal 2
11:50   Arrive Sir Bani Yas Island 
14:55    Depart Sir Bani Yas Island
15:55    Arrive Dubai International Airport, Terminal 2

Saturday
12:40    Depart Dubai International Airport, Terminal 2
13:25    Arrive Sir Bani Yas Island
16:00    Depart Sir Bani Yas Island
16:45    Arrive Dubai International Airport, Terminal 2


SEAPLANE SERVICES FROM DUBAI
Thursday
09:00    Depart from Dubai Jebel Ali Marina and Seaplane Base
10:25    Arrive at Sir Bani Yas Island
10:55    Depart from Sir Bani Yas Island
12:20    Arrive at Dubai Jebel Ali Marina and Seaplane Base

Saturday
14:00    Depart from Dubai Jebel Ali Marina and Seaplane Base
15:25    Arrive at Sir Bani Yas Island
15:55    Depart from Sir Bani Yas Island
16:20    Arrive at Dubai Jebel Ali Marina and Seaplane Base


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.

Available vehicles:

  • Caprice LS: AED 650 from Abu Dhabi, AED 1,000 from Dubai
  • Lexus ES 350, Toyota Previa: AED 750 from Abu Dhabi, AED 1,100 from Dubai
  • Cadillac Escalade: AED 1,000 from Abu Dhabi, AED 1,400 from Dubai
  • BMW 7 series, Audi 8: AED 1,200 from Abu Dhabi, AED 1,600 from Dubai

Note: The above costs are per vehicle, one way.  For limousine transfers please book at least 24 hours prior to arrival. To make a reservation please call +971 2 801 5400 or email us at crome@anantara.com.

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Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Sahel Villa Resort

P.O. Box 12452, Al Ruwais,
Sir Bani Yas Island,
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 2 801 4300
Fax: +971 2 801 4308
Email: alsahel@anantara.com

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