Abu Dhabi / Sir Bani Yas Island

this is Sheikh Zayed's sphere of activity

Tips for To Dos and recommended activities
  • visit Sheikh Zayed Moschee
  • go to see the huge Emirates Palace Hotel
  • Formel 1 Fans should test the Formula Rossa on Yas Island
  • go to the fish souk Mina Zayed
  • rent a car and drive 250 km along the coast to Sir Bani Yas Island and explore the wildlife! You should stay for 2 nights if possible


New Hotels have been built meanwhile on Saadiyat Island.

Such as:

The St. Regis Hotel

Park Hyatt Hotel

Tips for where to sleep and recommended hotels

Sir Bani Yas Island

One resort destination. Three distinct experiences.Countless ways to explore, relax and indulge in exotic Arabian island life…

Encounter the free roaming wildlife and beautiful rugged landscapes of Abu Dhabi’s stunning Sir Bani Yas Island from inspirational settings, culminating in the ultimate Arabian island experience.

Revel in the rare and ideal opportunity to combine three unique journeys of discovery in one unforgettable holiday at Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts. Designed to resemble a coastal fortress, palatial splendour and glittering Arabian Gulf views await you at Desert Islands Resort & Spa. Live out your wildlife adventure dreams from rustic lodge luxury in the heart of the island’s vast Arabian nature park at Al Sahel Villa Resort. Admire flocks of flamingos gracing the mangrove lagoon and waves washing over pristine white sands from the shoreline barasti villas of Al Yamm Villa Resort.


Al Raha Beach Hotel - Abu Dhabi

Al Raha Beach Hotel is a 5-star hotel located alongside the recently developed Al Raha Corniche. This luxury hotel-resort boasts 900 metres of stunning private sandy-beach property.

Providing 110 guest rooms and suites, the Al Raha is proud to feature the largest of standard hotel rooms in all of Abu Dhabi. These rooms are tremendously spacious with measurements starting at some 65m² and upwards. Each of the guest rooms is wonderfully decorated in warm, relaxing, earthy tones and includes a large marble bathroom of luxury.

The Al Raha offers a variety of recreational facilities for hotel guests of all ages, such as an outdoor and indoor swimming pool, a separate kid’s water playground and pool, an array of exciting water sports and exhilarating squash-ball courts. The hotel’s spa has a selection of massages and body treatments, as well as a steam bath, sauna and Jacuzzi.