Discover Abu Dhabi’s most treasured island, Sir Bani Yas, through Anantara Resorts. Located on the 87 sq km island, Anantara manages three resorts where guests can indulge their senses in a natural environment with three distinct experiences to fulfill their preferences. The family friendly Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara is decked out in state-of-the-art amenities and styled with eye-catching Arabian touches and antiquities echoing the UAE’s culture and history. Anantara Al Yamm Villa Resort is located on the Eastern beach of the island and is reminiscent of an ancient pearl fishing village with contemporary style. Finally, Anantara Al Sahel Villa Resort is nestled within the Arabian Wildlife Park with an African lodge-like ambience.
Guests can experience the wonders of Sir Bani Yas Island in full with Anantara’s variety of land based and water based excursions. “Nature-inspired activities, such as wildlife drives, mountain biking, kayaking, land sailing, hiking, snorkelling, archery and more, are part of the visitor experience at Sir Bani Yas Island.” says Matthew Bottomer, Activities Manager at Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts. “Our team, consisting of expert guides from all over the world, are on hand to inform and lead guests though all the activities. We make sure that everyone takes home his or her own amazing story.” he continues.
Here are 10 things to try over the weeks and months to come…
- Find all the fun of the fair at Fabyland
This futuristic family entertainment zone has attractions to suit all ages. Fabyland houses a state-of-the-art arcade with state-of-the-art gaming machines, as well as fairground-style rides. Opening hours: 10am to 10pm on Saturdays to Wednesdays and from 10am to midnight on Thursdays and Fridays
- Catch a movie at Cine Royal
The 14-screen cinema offers hours of entertainment in air-conditioned comfort. Upcoming movies include hotly anticipated sequel Transformers: The Last Knight and, for younger viewers, the charming
- Experience virtual reality at Adventure Centre
Adventure Centre combines virtual reality with seats that swivel 360 degrees. The attraction’s state-of-the-art Virtualizer by Cyberith simulator engages the whole body for a truly immersive experience.
- Dodge dinosaurs at Thrill Zone
United Arab Emirates’ only laser tag arena, Thrill Zone offers an exhilarating, high-tech combat team game suited for children and adults alike. Spanning 4,700 square feet, the venue has a Jurassic-era theme complemented by a 6D cinema screen, party area and even an in-house café.
- Apple Tree Garden Games
Youngsters can listen to stories told in English and Arabic in this quirky play zone, which blends entertainment and education in a safe and enriching environment. Children are free to run, dance and play with friends; there is also a fantastic selection of thoughtfully chosen toys that enhance teamwork, decision-making and cognitive ability.
This adult-supervised children’s play centre on the mall’s fourth floor offers a unique programme of activities designed to aid children’s physical, emotional and social development
- Gold’s Gym
With room for 500 members, this state-of-the-art fitness centre is a prime destination for body-conscious residents. The centre, on the mall’s third floor, contains both mixed and ladies-only areas, and holds group exercise sessions such as Zumba, Body Jam, Body Combat and Body Pump. Members can park inside and outside the mall free of charge.
- Shakespeare and Co. & Bill’s Market – Great dining options
Shakespeare and Co. is a traditional-style eatery that manages to be both elegant and homely. Its varied menu offers an array of comforting dishes, including crêpes, burgers, pizzas, pasta and sandwiches. Shisha is also available.
- Book Corner
Avid readers can browse a vast choice of titles – there’s a large enough selection to keep any bookworm occupied in the weeks and months to come. Founded in 1991, the store also stocks toys, gifts, stationery and games, making it especially popular with children.
- Spend & WIN this Summer
As part of Abu Dhabi Summer Season, from the 14th of July till the 20th of August, customers who spend AED 200 at any store in the Mall, stand a chance to WIN one of 5 BWM cars. Also, enjoy several sports and entertainment activities through this period. Log on to our website for more information.
This July, The St Regis Saadiyat Island Resorrt, Abu Dhabi is offering a wealth of activities, entertainment and fine dining for day visitors and staycationers alike.
The luxurious beachfront resort is offering fantastic dining and wellness promotions throughout the hottest months, making it the perfect place to unwind for the day or spend a sumptuous staycation. From fine dining to tailor-made treatments at Iridium Spa, the luxury resort offers many ways to unwind with your nearest and dearest.
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Yas Mall, the leading destination for leisure, entertainment, retail and dining destination located at the heart of Yas Island, witnessed an overwhelming success during the first day of Eid Al Fitr, as visitors flooded the island and mall to benefit from the first ever 24-hour Mega Sale in Abu Dhabi launched by the mall.
The 24 Hour Mega Sale started at Yas Mall on the first day of Eid Al Fitr, as the mall was opened from 10:00am Sunday June 25th – until Monday June 26 10:00am, welcoming hundreds of thousands of shoppers, including tourists from the GCC visiting the UAE for the holidays, and staying at nearby hotels on Yas Island.
Bab Al Qasr Hotel, Abu Dhabi’s latest five star hotels, has announced special offers for the coming Eid holidays and summer season
Guests can cherish the most memorable times with their families and friends in a Moroccan-inspired atmosphere, with luxurious rooms and suites, flavourful dining facilities, and exciting recreational activities in store for them. Indulge in gastronomic courses in the hotel’s award-winning restaurants including the Artisan Kitchen and Limo Restaurant.
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On the first day of Eid, head down to c.taste restaurant to mark the occasion with a sumptuous buffet featuring international favourites and traditional Arabic dishes like lamb ouzi, along with live cooking and carving stations. KidsÂ stay happy at a designated play area with special food items, popcorn and cotton candy!
Delight in the brunch from 12:30 until 4 PM for AED 145 net with unlimited soft beverages or AED 205 net with unlimited house beverages.