Sir Bani Yas Island is an island found roughly ten kilometres off the coast of Jebel Dhanna in Abu Dhabi. The island measures about five miles from west to east and about eleven miles from south to north, and is easily the biggest natural island in the country. The large island is home to many interesting attractions and is a delightful place to visit when holidaying in the United Arab Emirates. Although not very large in area, the island features some diverse landscapes that can be fun to explore by horseback.
Those who want to take a horseback tour of the gorgeous island should try Sir Bani Yas Stables. It is the go to place for horses, ponies and experienced riding instructors. The ponies are available for little children and there is a large paddock where kids can get pony rides. Horses are for adults with some riding experience. Those who do not know how to ride a horse need not fret as they also conduct classes here.
Since the island is home to a massive wildlife reserve (which was established in 1971) that spans nearly ninety square kilometres, one is bound to spot many birds, plants and animals during the ride. The island’s ever changing terrain will ensure that equestrians will have an interesting and memorable ride. The activity is perfect for adventure lovers and couples are sure to enjoy taking a sunset horse ride.
As a Middle Eastern country with ample resources the United Arab Emirates has excellent infrastructure and nowhere is the infrastructure better than in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The largest of the seven emirates that make up the country, it offers tourists plenty of things to do. The emirate has plenty of upscale shopping malls, top notch restaurants and a range of accommodation options.
Tourists planning on vacationing here and are looking for villas in Abu Dhabi, can try the Anantara Al Yamm. The fine spa resort Abu Dhabi is situated on Sir Bani Yas Island and is a tranquil oasis amidst the wildlife reserve. Offering guests an authentic Arab experience, it is the ideal place to stay.