Anantara Al Sahel Villa Resort

Anantara Al Sahel Villa Resort is an exclusive villa resort located on the exclusive Sir Bani Yas Island.The resort is set amid the distinctive beauty of the desert and is an elegant oasis ensconced within the island’s rugged environment.  Guests can wake up to a lavish breakfast buffet and elegant gazelles grazing just steps away and explore the savannah on nature and wildlife walks.

Anantara Al Sahel Villa Resort has 30 private villas which offer luxury amenities with a traditional and authentic Arabian feel. The resort shares the island with over 10,000 free-roaming animals. Each of the villas feature a traditional thatch-roofed design and high levels of elegance and comfort.

One Bedroom Villa – Offering 50 square metres of living space, these villas allow guests to experience the savannah life from the comfort of a private retreat. Bay windows and indoor lounges overlook the planes and the hilltops of the Arabian Wildlife Park. The exteriors have been tastefully decorated and furnished to complement the natural surroundings. The bathrooms have been uniquely designed to add to the ambience – bronze tubs and wash basins and accents of traditional thatching give the villas an authentic Arabian feel.

One Bedroom Villa with Pool – This villa is slightly more spacious and has the added benefit of a plunge pool.

Two Bedroom Anantara Pool Villa – These villas are spacious with fantastic views over the planes and is the perfect choice for families or groups of friends. Each of the bedrooms have a king-size bed and en-suite bathroom.

Guests have a choice of several dining options at the resort –

Savannah Bar & Grill – Enjoy tempting flavours and delicacies from the African continent at Savannah Grill, located at Anantara Al Sahel Villa Resort. The restaurant is located in the main house and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Olio – This restaurant is located at the beachfront resort Al Yamm Villa Resort. This Italian inspired restaurant offers a range of tasty cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Palm – Located at Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara, The Palm is a great way for guest’s to start their day with an international and Middle Eastern breakfast buffet. When dusk settles, the airy restaurant with its antique contemporary Arabic décor becomes the site for occasional themed nights.

There are several excursions/activities for guests to really explore the surroundings – Take a 4×4 and discover the island’s wildlife at dusk or plunge beneath the waves on a deep sea dive to explore the marine-life.

For those looking for the ultimate in relaxation, the Anantara Spa is a mere 10-minute drive to the north of the island, just outside Sir Bani Yas nature reserve. Indulge in an assortment of invigorating rituals and modern-day spa treatments at Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara for complete wellness of body, mind and soul or take advantage of Al Sahel Spa Villa just steps away.

Top tip – Sir Bani Yas Island is home to Al Sahel Villa Resort, Al Yamm Villa Resort and Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara. Al Sahel is located inland and is a great chance to surround yourself with the natural surroundings. Al Yamm Villa Resort is located in a prime beachfront location with stunning scenic views of the ocean. Desert Islands Resort & Spa is also located beachfront and offers a selection of rooms and suites. Guests who decide to stay in more than one Anantara property can benefit from additional special offers.

Getting there – Guest’s can opt to do a land and boat transfer to the resort. The road transfer from Abu Dhabi is approx 3 hours. Alternatively, flights now operate from Dubai and Abu Dhabi airport several times a week.

General Villa amenities

  • Free WiFi Internet access
  • Flat screen television
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • In-villa safe
  • Built-in mini bar and refreshment cabinet
  • King-sized bed
  • Window seat
  • Rattan ceiling fan
  • Rainshower and free-standing bathtub
  • Anantara bathroom amenities
  • Coffee machine
  • Workstation

One Bedroom Villa

  • 50sqm of living space
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults

One Bedroom Villa with Pool

  • 70sqm of living space
  • Personal plunge pool
  • Separate living and dining areas
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 1 child

Two Bedroom Anantara Pool Villa

  • 150sqm of living space
  • Personal plunge pool
  • Separate living and dining areas
  • Maximum occupancy 4 adults and 2 children

Resort amenities

  • Restaurant and lounge
  • Spa services
  • Spa at Desert Islands Resort
  • Other dining facilities at nearby other Anantara resorts

Pool and Beach

  • Some of the villas have a private plunge pools.
  • The villa resort is located in land but the beach is a 10 minute 4x4 ride away and guests can use the swimming pool at the other resorts

Staff

  • Daily housekeeping

Meals

  • Rates include daily breakfast. Half Board available for a supplement

Location Abu Dhabi


  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms

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Luxury villas, wildlife, nature reserve, excursions, spa, dining options.


Location

Anantara Al Sahel Villa Resort is an exclusive villa resort located on the exclusive Sir Bani Yas Island. Sir Bani Yas Island is located off the coast of Abu Dhabi and can be reached by plane or road and boat transfer.


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