Very Good 1840 Reviews
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What We Love

  • The Anantara Spa, which features Abu Dhabi's only Turkish hammam, vast couples suites and gold sinks
  • Efficient concierge team that can arrange everything from a round of golf to an afternoon of dune bashing in the desert
  • Pachaylen: Abu Dhabi's finest Thai restaurant, where traditional street food is given a sophisticated, modern twist

What To Know

  • A 10 percent service charge per night will be collected at the Jetsetter checkout
  • There isn't much within walking distance, so you'll need a car or cab to get anywhere. Luckily, taxis are plentiful and cheap
  • Reservations are recommended for the intimate Pachaylen restaurant
  • Breakfast is included for Kasara rooms only
  • WiFi is an additional cost of $26 per day
  • There is an optional gala dinner on Dec 31; please see the details section for further information


  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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An urban sanctuary with a sublime spa, top Thai restaurant and an infinity pool overlooking Abu Dhabi's mangroves

The Look

Far East meets Middle East. Lofty ceilings, arty light fixtures, clean lines, gleaming marble and plush fabrics combine at this mammoth resort overlooking Abu Dhabi’s wildlife-filled mangrove marshes. Arabian-style arches and intricate tiling feature in the public spaces, and the intimate 15-table restaurant serves dishes inspired by Thai street food. The infinity pool is lined with towering palm trees and overlooks the waterfront.

Bed and Bath

Guestrooms attract a corporate crowd. The muted color scheme is made up of warm browns and biscuit tones with splashes of turquoise. Giant beds, work desks and large flat-screen TVs with access to a wide range of international channels come standard. Opt for a room overlooking the pool and you’ll be rewarded with winning views of the mangrove marshes, which you can explore by kayak. Back inside you’ll find free bottled water and Elemis goodies in the bathroom, where an enormous tub and separate rain shower await.


Award-winning Thai restaurant Pachaylen is a foodie hot spot, and as a result nabbing a table can be tricky — there are only 15 of them. The intimate, low-lit eatery serves innovative dishes inspired by street food from an open kitchen. Impressions is a chic rooftop bar with views of the mangroves; it hosts regular cheese and wine nights. And Ingredients offers an impressive breakfast spread, from sushi and noodles to waffles and pastries and Middle Eastern specialties. The spa is home to Abu Dhabi’s only Turkish hammam; it offers treatments using Elemis, Shiffa and Anantara brand products. There’s a gym on-site that runs yoga and Pilates classes, or you can just chill at the infinity pool, set amid towering palm trees.

How to Get There

Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa
Sheikh Zayed Street
Abu Dhabi, 128555 United Arab Emirates


4.5 Very Good 1840 Reviews
Jenny’s Birthday
Reviewed 4 days ago

Thank you for the amazing chilled out stay to celebrate Jenny’s 35th Birthday.
The service was amazing especially Renil and Parvesh from the pool deck. Our room was super clean and modern, only problem was the bed made a lot of noise and I think it was broken and the TV keep turning on and off!
Thanks 🙏

Great Spa & Ambience
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've been visiting this spa for about a month now with weekly treatments. The therapist that I've had for my last two treatments is amazing! Rufina is very pleasant, pays attention to detail, is thorough, and is very knowledgeable! The spa is very warm and inviting, and equipped with all you need for a spa day!

Spacious room with an amazing view
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel offered a very spacious room with an beautiful view of mangroves. The sunrise and the sunset were so beautiful from the balcony.
The bed was comfy and they provided nespresso machine which was a plus.
The seamless swimming pool was very nice too.
The food was good and especially the service offered was top notch.
You should not miss the Mangrove boat ride / Kayaking which was mesmerising.
Highly recommend for a pleasant stay.

Fantastic place to stay
Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely hotel wit great facilities, extremely friendly and helpful staff along with a great location... would highly recommend this place. The infinity pool area is lovely and the staff all went out of their way to assist.

Amazing Property with a backup poor team
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful property with an amazing view (mangroves).
But the team needs to be more alert to guest requirement. Response time v poor.
Housekeeping needs to improve.
Great breakfast spread, even better brunch.