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Anantara Al Yamm Villa Resort, Abu Dhabi

Arabian eco-chic 5* villa resort, Sir Bani Yas

Escape to Anantara Al Yamm, a tranquil oasis that conjures the authentic charm of an old Emirati fishing village, whilst providing its guests with luxury castaway villa's with a contemporary regional flair.

Rustic beachfront escape in Abu Dhabi

Located on the eastern shores of Sir Bani Yas Island, Anantara Al Yamm’s beachside villas and excellent facilities allow their guests to unwind, and take a break from the fast paced life of the city. Gaze out at views of spectacular wildlife on a private beachfront, and immerse yourself in the charm of this characterful seaside resort.

With 30 five-star villas on offer, offering either a beachfront or mangrove lagoon view, you’ll be guaranteed the time and space to savour the serene comfort and elegance of this unique location.
While Anantara Al Yamm has been designed to reflect an old Emirati fishing village, its facilities are top of the range: from the contemporary interiors of the villas, to the fully equipped gym and spa.

Guests are invited to spend their days at their own pace. Take a seat at the idyllic restaurant Olio for excellent beachfront Italian dining, or relax by the dreamy infinity pool in the . Head further afield, and discover the stunning nature reserve on guided nature walks or drives, or travel on horseback through the dunes in the morning sun. Looking to get your heartbeat racing? Try a new water sport on the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf!

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At a glance

  • Anantara Al Yamm is an all-villa beachside sanctuary reminiscent of an Emirati fishing village, with a contemporary high-end twist.
  • Take your pick from 30 luxurious villas, with dreamy views of the mangrove lagoon and the Arabian Gulf.
  • Take the day at your own pace. Hide away poolside, or get out and explore the unique surroundings, exploring the sand dunes on horseback, snorkelling above protected reefs and marvelling at the wonder of the Arabian Wildlife Park.
  • Delight in mesmerising views of flocking migratory birds from your private outdoor terrace.
  • Guests are able to use the facilities at Al Yamm, Desert Islands and Al Suhel, and make full use of the free transport between them.
  • Start each morning with a delicious and fresh breakfast, included in your stay.
  • An inclusive kids club is perfect for the younger guests, and features games, books, movies and outdoors adventures.
  • Take the time to truly unwind at the holistic Anantara Spa, which offers a range of therapies that artfully combine the time-honoured rituals of Arabia with age-old Eastern health practices.
  • Indulge in soothing massages in a spa beach cabana at Al Yamm, and allow your worries to slip away to the sound of the ocean lapping at the shore.
  • Explore the Arabian Wildlife Park on guided nature and wildlife walks or thrilling 4x4 drives, and track cheetahs, hyenas, giraffes and the mystical Arabian Oryx.
  • Check-in time 15:00, check-out by 10:00.
  • We only make reservations on request, meaning our personalised offers are guaranteed to be the best available, and exclusive to our guests. Your reservation will be confirmed 24 hours after request. It then becomes definitive, and you will immediately receive an email confirmation with the details of your booking.


Enjoy the local area

Sir Bani Yas Island is a protected wildlife sanctuary a two hour drive and a short boat trip from Abu Dhabi. The park is home to free-roaming animals,  including the cheetahs, giraffes, and the near extinct and mystical Arabian Oryx.
Located on the eastern coast, guests of Al Yamm also enjoy access to the facilities of sister resorts Desert Island and Al Sahel.


  • General
    • Air Conditioning
    • Bar
    • Breakfast included
    • Coffee maker
    • Concierge Service
    • Flatscreen TV
    • Full use hotel facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Heating
    • Ipod dock
    • Massage Table
    • Minibar
    • Music System
    • Safe
    • Satellite TV
    • Smart TV
    • WIFI
  • Outside
    • Bar
    • Dining Area
    • Garden
    • Outdoor furniture
    • Outdoor restaurant
    • Outdoor shower
    • Sun Loungers
    • Sundeck
    • Sunshades
    • Swimming pool
    • Terrace
  • Linen & Supplies
    • Bathrobes
    • Bathroom amenities
    • Pool Towels
    • Slippers
    • Towels
  • Remaining
    • Business facilities
    • Celebration venue
    • Currency exchange
    • Newspaper
  • Optional Services
    • Dry cleaning service
    • Hairdresser
    • Hiking
    • Island Jeep tour
    • Laundry service
    • Massage services
    • Personal assistent
    • Personal trainer
    • Private excursions
    • Private jet rental service
    • Private transfers
    • Restaurant reservations
    • Water sports services
    • Wedding service
    • Wine tasting
  • Entertainment & Experiences
    • Fitness
    • Game room
    • Hammam
    • Horseback riding
    • In house tennis
    • Jacuzzi
    • Kid amenities
    • Kidsclub
    • Library
    • Private excursions
    • Restaurants
    • Sauna
    • Spa
    • Steam room
    • Swimming pool
    • Tennis court
    • Water sports
    • Wine tasting
    • Yoga