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Zaya Nurai Island

Abu Dhabi

Zaya Nurai Island: Beach Villa

Zaya Nurai Island: Beach Villa

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Superbly located along its own stretch of private white sands, Zaya Nurai Island is one of Abu Dhabi’s finest beach properties. Boasting a luxurious selection of bright and modern villas, this resort sits nestled among swaying palms with the blue waters sparkling along the horizon, where guests can throw themselves into an array of watersports and activities for the day. Ideal for families, all ages can have fun-filled days, whether playing volleyball on the beach, learning to surf in the surf pool or indulging at the spa. The range of dining options is also fantastic, whether you want to relax on the sands or get together with friends for a lively evening of cocktails as the sun sets. With entertainment every evening and action-packed days, Zaya Nurai Island is a one of the top retreats for a luxury holiday to Abu Dhabi.

  • Type:Luxury Hotel
  • Summary:Beachfront luxury resort with bright and modern villas
  • Feature:Daily activities on the beach and water to fill your day
  • Rooms:52 villas
  • Location:Abu Dhabi
  • Star rating:5 Star Deluxe
  • Nearest airport:Abu Dhabi International Airport
Zaya Nurai Island
Location and transfer

Approximately a 25-minute drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport by private car.


Prices are available upon request.

Prices are for guidance only. They are subject to availability, change and current exchange rate. You will be advised of the price of the holiday that you wish to book before your contract is confirmed.

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All villas feature air-conditioning, mini-bar, tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers, bathroom amenities, personal safe, flat-screen television with international channels, telephone and iPd/iPhone docking station. Cots/ cribs and child safety equipment is available. Maid service is provided once a day and butler service is available.

Beach Villa:+
  • Rooms: 32
  • Size: 300m²
  • Room View: Beach
  • Facilities: The one-bedroom Beach Villas have been exceptionally designed to blend into their surroundings. Each villa boasts a 25m² infinity-edge swimming pool and access to the private Beach Villa beach, plus an outdoor lounge, shower and dining area. Inside, the villas feature either a king-size bed or twin beds, a loft style living room, a gourmet mini bar and a bathroom featuring a freestanding bath tub and walk-in rain shower.
Sea House:+
  • Rooms: 5
  • Size: 300m²
  • Room View: Beach
  • Facilities: Perfect for families, the two-bedroom Sea House are wonderfully spacious and bright. Boasting their own private infinity-edge swimming pools with sea views, each villa features a fantastic outdoor terrace with a private dining area. Inside, the Sea Villas comprise two bedrooms with either king-size or twin beds, a separate living room with a king-size sofa bed and a bathroom with an over-sized bath tub and central shower with indoor garden.

There is a great selection of dining spots to be enjoyed, with relaxed and friendly atmospheres perfect for kicking back and enjoying the sun. Head to Dusk for cocktails as the sun sets and have a fiesta with Mexican flavours, or keep to your sun lounger with a slice of pizza on the beach at Smokin Pineapple. There is also an array of seafood to be savoured at Hooked or Ginger Mermaid, while Frangipani offers a diverse menu that everyone will find something to enjoy on.

  • Cuisine: A simple yet elegant menu offers artisanal and organic dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner, including Italian, Arabic and Indian selections, plus seafood, salads, soup, steaks and desserts.
  • Setting: With a rustic-chic vibe you can relax in a casual atmosphere. With brunch you can enjoy access to the private beach with activities for a fun afternoon.
  • Dress Code: Beach casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
  • Cuisine: Enjoy the flavours of Mexico with a colourful selection of fajitas and ceviche or chose from tasty seafood or steak with Argentinian chimichurri sauce. Finish your meal with some tempting churros!
  • Setting: With colourful and quirky interiors, this is the perfect setting to enjoy with friends, especially at sun set.
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
  • Cuisine: Inspired by the coastal influences of the Levant, pick your catch of the day and have the chef prepare it to your liking or chose prawns, roasted sea bass red snapper or grilled lobster
  • Setting: Sit along the waterfront for the perfect setting to savour some seafood.
  • Dress Code: Beach casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
Ginger Mermaid:+
  • Cuisine: Light plates are served that are perfect for lazy days including scallops, salads, sashimi, sushi and sliders.
  • Setting: This pool bar offers a relaxing escape to lounge on a day bed and refresh with a drink or some casual cuisine.
  • Dress Code: Beachwear
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
Smokin Pineapple:+
  • Cuisine: The pineapple-shaped pizza oven cooks up a tantalising selection - for something sweet, why not order a Nutella pizza?
  • Setting: Beach club and lounge with colourful huts and a surf pool, perfect for a day at the beach or an island party.
  • Dress Code: Beachwear
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
Beach Facilities

Zaya Nurai Island is located on a private stretch of sandy beach. Throughout the week, there is an array of organised activities to enjoy, including snorkelling in the mornings, beach volley ball, flowrider sessions and beach football. Zaya Nurai Island also boasts a watersports centre offering a range of lessons and fun activities on the water such as stand-up paddle boarding, jet-skiing, kayaking and much more, while boat trips can also be arranged. For fitness fans, there is also HIIT Training on the beach for those who like to get active.


Ideal for a luxury family holiday to Abu Dhabi, Zaya Nurai Island offers plenty for all ages to enjoy together. Children aged 4 to 12 years of age can join in the fun at the Petit Z kid’s club, where supervised activities include arts and crafts, face painting, film showings at the cinema, hair braiding and an array of outdoor activities. Older children can get involved in the brilliant offering of daily activities such as table tennis tournaments, tennis lessons or learn how to surf at the surf pool. The sands are wonderfully soft for playing and relaxing, while the waters along the shore are perfectly child-safe.

Health & Fitness

Nurai Spa offers a sanctuary by the sea, where a soothing and boosting range of massages, scrubs, wraps and rituals can leave you looking as good as you feel. The Nurai Signature Experience bases itself on yoga postures to release tension along energy lines, while the neuromuscular techniques of the Ultimate Aromatherapy Massage will leave you deeply relaxed. Also on the indulgent menu is Balinese, Thai and Indian massages, plus reflexology and the Pure Diamond Glow facial, which make up just a few of the treatments. For the ultimate unwind, be immersed in the two-hour-thirty-minute-long Signature Ritual for a truly transforming experience. In addition, there is yoga, meditation, tai chi and Pilates sessions, plus a beauty salon and gym.

In Addition

Each evening of the week, there is entertainment on offer to ensure you never experience a dull moment at Zaya Nurai Island. On Sundays, sample Moule et frites as you relax to the music at Hooked restaurant, while Monday is Movie Night at Oasis. Tuesday is when Ladies Night at Dusk takes place, while Wednesday you must head down to Smokin Pineapple for pizza and a movie. On Thursdays and Fridays you can enjoy live Oud music and belly dancing, plus a live DJ, and on Saturdays you can head to Ginger Mermaid for a Cigar and Cheese Night with Cuban music.

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