Al Maya Island Beach Resort with Thatched Structures

Paradise Escape – The idyllic Al Maya Island and Resort, Abu Dhabi

In Travel Destinations by Louise van Niekerk

Surrounded by dazzling blue waters and white sandy beaches, Al Maya Island and Resort is a heavenly paradise escape from the hustle and bustle of the busy city life.

Al Maya Island Beach Resort with Thatched Structures

Al Maya Island Beach Resort with Thatched Structures

Situated 9km from the Abu Dhabi Corniche, a 20-minute boat ride is all it takes to reach this isolated spot of paradise. Lined with shaded umbrellas and cabanas, the dazzling white beach is perfect for those who wish to spend the day with the gentle crash of waves in their ears. Don’t be surprised if one of the island’s gazelles walk right up to you to for a little meet and greet!

Al Maya Island Thatched Beach Cabanas and Umbrellas

Al Maya Island Thatched Beach Cabanas and Umbrellas

Famous for its epic pool parties, Al Maya is definitely the place to be if you prefer a more upbeat experience – the massive swimming pool with swim-up pool-bar and sun loungers is a stone’s throw away from the DJ box from which local DJ’s keep the dance floor and beats alive.

Al Maya Island Thatched Beach Cabanas and Umbrellas

Al Maya Island Thatched Poolbar

Furthermore, the island offers plenty of other facilities for guests to enjoy including 5-star chalets for those who wish to extend their stay, Jacuzzi, plenty of outdoor terraces, a grill and restaurant and a full range of sensational water sport activities to choose from.

Al Maya Island Beach Resort , Abu Dhabi

Al Maya Island Beach Resort , Abu Dhabi

So, if you are looking for a paradise escape from the city, Al Maya Island and Resort is the place to be, with the best of both worlds just waiting for your presence!