About Sir Bani Yas Island

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Sir Bani Yas Island

Sir Bani Yas Island is one of the eight sites that make up all the desert islands located in the western region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and is characterized by its natural land front, abundant activities and exciting adventures, in which a five-star hotel was built, in addition to building a number of luxury villas and stables, and in The region has several historical sites.

Arab Wildlife Park

Sir Bani Elias Island contains the Arab Wildlife Park, which was able to win the award (Best Destinations for Sustainable Tourism in the World), which was presented by the World Travel Awards for the year two thousand and fourteen AD, which was established on the island (Angela).

The Arabian Wildlife Park located on the island is considered a habitat for more than ten thousand different types of animals that roam freely in its quarters, as this park is one of the largest wildlife reserves in the Arabian Peninsula, covering more than half of the total area The island, and among the most prominent animals in which the Arabian oryx is present in addition to deer, giraffes, and hyenas, have recently reached hunting leopards, and this is an opportunity for visitors and tourists to tour the park through a four-wheel drive to enjoy exploration Paya nature charming and wildlife in the park, using private cars for this, accompanied by a team of experts.

Hotels and resorts

In front of Sir Bani Elias Island visitors, there are three different options of Anantara resorts and hotels so that they can spend the most enjoyable times in the Desert Islands Resort and Spa managed by Anantara five-star, or by meditation, relaxing on the beachfront in the resort (Al Yam Anantara Villas) Which is located on the eastern shore, or a visitor can enjoy the natural charm of the island in (Anantara Al Sahel Villas Resort).

In addition, the visitor can ride modern horses, and enjoy various equestrian activities and horse riding lessons, which are designed to suit the visitor’s individual abilities, and the visitor can explore the depths of the island through tours provided by the Danat Jabal Dhanna resort for its guests.

Historical monuments on the island

A Christian monastery has been discovered on Sir Bani Elias Island, and this monastery is the only one that was discovered on the land of the United Arab Emirates, and this monastery can be visited through the tours undertaken by the resort (and the Desert Islands Tourist Resort), it is believed that this monastery was built in the year six hundred For the birth, and in the year seven hundred and fifty AD it was abandoned, and the remains of this monastery were discovered during the excavations that took place on the island in one thousand nine hundred and ninety-two.

Access to the island

The company (Rotana Gate) operates five flights a week from (Al Bateen Executive Airport) located in Abu Dhabi towards the island, and these flights start on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, in addition to Saturday every week, and the cost of this thirty-minute trip is four hundred dirhams, The equivalent of one hundred and eight US dollars, and flights are launched from Dubai International Airport towards the island three days a week, which are Monday, Thursday and Saturday, as this journey takes about fifty-five minutes at a cost of four hundred dirhams.

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