A world of its own, Sir Bani Yas Island offers new adventures to experience with each new day. From getting up close to the island’s wild inhabitants to discovering ancient ruins there is much to look forward to.
The island is where you will find the Arabian Wildlife Park, home to thousands of free-roaming animals in a natural habitat. A wildlife drive offered by Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara gives you a chance to see many of these animals be it cheetahs, giraffes, mountain sheep, gazelles or the endangered Arabian Oryx.
If you are looking for resorts in Abu Dhabi as well as an adventure-filled activity, then definitely stay on the island and try horse riding. From special wildlife rides to those that traverse the island’s dunes, there is much to experience on horseback.
Sir Bani Yas Island also has a rich history and culture buffs can visit and explore some of these attractions. There are 42 archaeological sites on the island with one of the highlights being an ancient Nestorian Christian monastery which dates back to 600 A.D.
Pedal-powered sightseeing is a great way to explore the island too! Mountain biking on the island can be enjoyed across varied trails taking you through parts of the Arabian Wildlife Park, idyllic beach areas or wadis.
Intrigued by history, art and food, Lavinia Woolf is a writer who is passionate about the extraordinary and writes of the exhilarating and enchanting.