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Abu Dhabi's Desert Islands Resort and Spa by Anantara Receives Green Globe Certification

The Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara has received Green Globe certification after being recognised for its environmental, social and cultural sustainability policies and providing eco-friendly Abu Dhabi holidays for international travellers.

Abu Dhabi's Desert Islands Resort and Spa by Anantara Receives Green Globe Certification

The Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara in Abu Dhabi has been recognised for its environmental policies and achievements and has received the renowned Green Globe certification.

Situated on the Sir Bani Yas Island off the coast of Abu Dhabi, the upscale resort aims to provide eco-friendly Abu Dhabi holidays by reducing energy consumption, minimising the use of water and promoting the awareness of local culture and community to its guests.

“We are actively engaged in our adherence to the Green Globe Standard for Sustainable Travel and Tourism. This recognition highlights Anantara’s sincere commitment to operating in an environmentally, socially, and culturally responsible manner,” commented the General Manager at Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara, Christian Zunk.

Our yearly Guest Satisfaction Survey score remains well above the industry average and shows that our commitment to the environment and the service we provide exceeds guest expectations. Without restricting their comfort in any way, Anantara’s environmental culture also extends to communication on sustainability issues with our guests.”

 Beach Villa bedroom in Desert Islands Resort and Spa
Image by: IDEE_PER_VIAGGIARE, on Flickr

Sink aerators and low-flow showers and toilets have been installed throughout the hotel and energy efficient lighting and a waste management programme is in place.

Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara is located on the Arabian Gulf, 8km off the west coast of Abu Dhabi and offers a luxurious experience for tourists taking holidays to Abu Dhabi.

The five-star property is nestled within the grounds of a thriving nature reserve and during holidays in Abu Dhabi, guests can relax on the pristine beach, swim or snorkel in the warm ocean waters or the shoreline infinity swimming pool, and explore the vast area on nature and wildlife walks.

 Desert Islands Resort and Spa
Image by: worldtraveller5, on Flickr

The resort is regarded as one of the most luxurious Abu Dhabi hotels with 64 elegant rooms and suites and a wide range of facilities that guest can enjoy while taking an Abu Dhabi holiday, such as gourmet restaurants and sophisticated lounges and bars; a Teen and Kids Club; library; a modern fitness centre and tennis courts; a watersports centre; and a lavish Anantara Spa.

Sir Bani Yas Island is a working wildlife sanctuary where visitors can catch sightings of endangered animals as well as beautiful creatures such as giraffes, cheetahs, gazelles, antelope and striped hyenas. The animals roam freely within the beautiful natural protected landscapes and the ocean waters are home to dolphins, sea turtles and many other spectacular marine species.

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