Zaya Nurai Island, a small and glistening island off the coast of Abu Dhabi, promises the ultimate luxury beach experience to guests arriving on its exclusive shores. Its vast and futuristic villas lined along an idyllic crescent-shaped beach, each individual in design and utterly slick to the eye, are complemented by private pools, and a stay is enhanced by the sunny demeanour and charming willingness of the staff, who add such warmth to this hideaway island. Along with fantastic service, an excellent choice of restaurants, beautiful contemporary living spaces and serene sea views, Zaya Nurai Island is far away from the tourist trail and you couldn’t feel a more calming sense of escapism if you tried.
The contemporary villas would dazzle even the most discerning traveller if seen on the elusive Miami Beach, yet in this extraordinary setting in the Persian Gulf, they are utterly breathtkaing and proffer wide views across the beach and out over the water, maximised by floor-to-ceiling windows. The villas are beautifully appointed with wooden floors and bright white furnishings, each opening out to its own private garden with a pool, large daybed and seating area. Guests can instantly relax and unwind in the utmost comfort with king-sized beds, over-sized bathtubs and walk-in rainfall showers, as well as state-of-the-art features such as Bose sound systems and huge TVs.
The best beach on the island is right next to the swimming pool, and across the island you can explore on sandy pathways either by buggy or on foot, as there are no cars on the island making it a peaceful place to stroll at leisure enjoying the barefoot lifestyle. Guests can enjoy fine-dining with spectacular views at a number of restaurants, and the amazing Book Cellar library is the perfect retreat for immersing yourself in a good book whilst enjoying delicious cheese and wine – you’ll want for very little during your stay. Zaya Nurai Island is also perfect for families with the villas offering plenty of space and privacy, and there’s a great kids club.
- Exclusive private island 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi
- Luxurious Beach Villas with private gardens and pools
- Sunset cocktails and innovative tapas at Dusk
- Beautiful library with a vast selection of books to enjoy with a glass of wine