Chill yourself away from city: Yas Island Beach
Visitors on the lookout for luxury Abu Dhabi villas near Yas Island Beach should look no further than the Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Sahel Villa Resort. Providing guests with the best in contemporary amenities this elegant rest is ideal for those on holiday and on business.
Occupying the breathtaking confines of Yas Island Yas Beach is the premier beach holiday hub of the UAE. As a private and exclusive beach club the venue is a hot bed of activity all year round as the beach is reserved for the use of visitors based in the handful of luxury resorts occupying Yas Island. Accessible to the visiting public for a fee, the venue also offers monthly and annual membership for long-stay visitors hoping to spend a day at this iconic beach club.
Pristine as it is stunning the sandy beaches of Yas Island are the envy of the Middle East. Open to visitors from 10am to 7pm during the week the locale stays open till 10pm on busy weekends when tourists and locals alike flock to this exclusive stretch of beach on Yas Island.
A beach bar with an impressive list of spirits and non-alcoholic refreshments is also part of the landscape while the on-site kitchen supplies barbeques seafood treats and desserts such as ice cream and fresh fruit concoctions that can be enjoyed in a stylish beach side restaurant with plenty of shade.
Famed as a water sports enthusiasts’ dream come true Yas Island Beach is also ideal for engaging in a variety of water based activities that explores the underwater landscapes of this idyllic piece of paradise. Visitors can take a kayaking tour of the surrounding areas with a guide and explore the mangrove forests and island located within close proximity of Yas Beach. Boat excursions to the area are also available for less adventurous travellers while snorkelling fanatics and marine life enthusiasts can take a peak beneath the ocean waters off Yas Beach on a snorkelling safari. The Ooid Shoals is a snorkelling highlight nearby while the reef network the lies off the coast of the beach are equally captivating. Other popular activities on offer at Yas Island Beach include sailing, catamaran tours, and windsurfing and stand up paddling.
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