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Nurai Island Resort

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Property amenity
Villa, 4 Bedrooms (Water) | View from room
Beach Villa | In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, soundproofing
3 restaurants, lunch, dinner served; Regional cuisine

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Nurai Island Resort

5.0 star property
Abu Dhabi beachfront resort with spa, outdoor pool
8.8 out of 10 Fabulous
8.8/10 Fabulous

83 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
Sheikh Khalifah Bin Zayed, Abu Dhabi
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • 3 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Pool bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Massage/treatment rooms
Feel at home
  • Playground on site
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra beds
  • Private bathroom
  • Private pool
  • Separate bath and shower

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On a private beach
  • Corniche Beach - 26 min drive

Getting around

  • Abu Dhabi (AUH-Abu Dhabi Intl.) - 16.8 miles/27 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)


  • ستاربكس
  • Turtle Cove Cafe
  • White
  • Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi
  • Hooked

About this property

Nurai Island Resort

Nurai Island Resort is a great choice for your beach stay in Abu Dhabi. The outdoor pool provides a splash of fun, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, body wraps and aromatherapy. Frangipani, one of 3 restaurants, serves Regional cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious resort include a poolside bar, a fitness centre and a sauna. The pool and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travellers.


Afrikaans, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Chinese (Mandarin), English, Filipino, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Turkish, Ukranian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 32 units


  • Check-in time from 3 PM until midnight
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 21
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must transfer via Boat to the property; guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The check-in location differs from the property location; to check in, go to Check In at welcome center
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you arrive at the property after hours, you'll need to check in at an alternate location: Reception instead of welcome center
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • Children's club*


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–10:30 AM
  • 3 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • BBQs
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Playground

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Fitness classes
  • Pilates classes
  • Yoga classes

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fitness centre
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room


  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Grab bar near toilet

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Private pool
  • Furnished patio
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • 2 bathrooms
  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Nurai Spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, Swedish massages, Thai massages and facials. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and reflexology. The spa is open daily.


Frangipani – This restaurant specialises in Regional cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: AED 15.00 per accommodation, per night
A cover charge is payable onsite for visitors of registered guests: AED 350 per adult and AED 250 per child.

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately AED 150 to 300 for adults and AED 75 to 150 for children
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AED 600 per person (one-way)
  • Local area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-in between 1:00 AM and 6:00 AM can be arranged for an extra charge
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for AED 600.0 per day
  • Children's club access is available for an extra charge
  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 5 and 12 costs AED 250 (one-way)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.
Outside food is not permitted on the premises.
Up to 3 visitors are permitted in guest villas between 10 AM and 7 PM. Cover charges apply.

Also known as

Zaya Nurai Island Hotel Abu Dhabi
Zaya Nurai Island Hotel
Zaya Nurai Island Abu Dhabi
Zaya Nurai Island
Zaya Nurai Island Resort Abu Dhabi
Zaya Nurai Island Resort
Zaya Nurai Island
Nurai Island Resort Resort
Nurai Island Resort Abu Dhabi
Nurai Island Resort Resort Abu Dhabi

Frequently asked questions

Does Nurai Island Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Nurai Island Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Nurai Island Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Nurai Island Resort?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Nurai Island Resort?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Nurai Island Resort?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Nurai Island Resort?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is AED 600 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Nurai Island Resort?
You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
What is there to do at Nurai Island Resort and nearby?
On-site recreation at Nurai Island Resort includes aerobics , pilates and yoga. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Nurai Island Resort also has a private beach, private pools and a sauna, as well as a steam room, a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Nurai Island Resort?
Yes, there are 3 on-site restaurants, featuring Regional cuisine.
Does Nurai Island Resort have rooms with private hot tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep-soaking bath.
Does Nurai Island Resort have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a private pool and a furnished patio.







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10/10 Exceptional

Fabulous long weekend - the island reminds me of the Maldives. The service was excellent and the food was great too.
Lisa, 2-night family trip
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6/10 Good

5 star accommodation 3 star dining and pool service
David, 7-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

udai, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Bader, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

we loved each moment there, the villa is really amazing with everything you need, the view was breath taking. from the moment we arrived till the last second the staff were taking good care of us. different type of restaurants serving all kind of food really it is an amazing resort that we will come back for it for sure
Hasan, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful island and great beach villa
George, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great resort
Wonderful resort, I stayed in a one bedroom villa, it was great, especially the private tool. The ease of check-in and check-out. The staff were great and the service was excellent. The beach is beautiful and clean. I will repeat the experience again. Thank you all, especially to Jaqulelyn, for her kind treatment while arranging the reservation.
MOHAMMED, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

My favorite place in UAE
Beautiful beach villa with our own pool and beach , just the right size island to walk or bike to restaurants and other pools and beaches. Very friendly staff and very accommodating to our needs and requests.
Renee, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Beautiful place
Mohammed, 1-night trip
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