September 28th, 2014

Cheese on the island Bani Yas in late October opened a new resort

Cheese on the island of Bani Yas, located 170 km west of the UAE capital – Abu Dhabi, in late October, has opened a new resort Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa. As a result, the island that was inhabited by three thousand years ago (this is evidenced by archaeological excavations), in 1981 it was turned into a nature reserve, which settled on the territory of 20 mammalian species, including a herd of giraffes, ostriches, oryx, gazelles and gazelles. The maximum length of the island is 17.5 km from north to south, the same width up to 9 km. A small mountain range in height of 148 m is located in the center of the island. Cheese Bani Yas, just 9 km from the port of Jebel Dana is bound ferry. First name of the island is mentioned by the Portuguese in the early 16th century.

According to preliminary data, this island has become the center of the seaside resort of the future "desert island", which will be built on eight islands and rocks in the west of Abu Dhabi.
New hotel Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa will be the guest this entertainment complex, as here you will be able to offer a variety of activities – from scuba diving, mountain biking to kayaking. And this is not a complete list of activities, as planned in the future to create a club here falconer and pave tracks for walking.
64 rooms with marble bathrooms, decorated in Arabic style are ready to receive tourists. But guests who decide to settle in the Royal Villa or Beach Villa, can enjoy hour butler service. Also at their disposal are two bathrooms, living room, kitchen, dining room, private swimming pool and direct beach access.
All guests can visit the center spa Safaa Spa, which includes a sauna, Turkish bath and solarium.
In addition to the Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa has a floodlit tennis courts and a sports center open around the clock. This was reported in the press release of the hotel. Also, guests can enjoy the resort complex taste of international gourmet dishes Palm Restaurant at the fish restaurant "Samak" which everything else includes a cafe and two bars.
Ruins of the Nestorian church and convent 6-7 centuries. BC (Nestorianism – the eastern branch of Christianity) will present a special interest for Russian tourists. Nestorianism taught that in Jesus Christ dwelt two different angles: the Virgin Mary gave birth to a man who subsequently overcome human weakness, elevated to the Son of God, while Orthodoxy teaches two natures in one Person. In 431 at the Ecumenical Council of Ephesus, Nestorius was anathematized his teachings condemned and then cursed at 449. Most of the Nestorians went to Persia and joined the Church of the East, and also adhere to the Antiochian theological tradition.
Currently, there are followers of the Nestorians in Iran, Iraq and Syria.
The island became one of the centers where the settlement was going to come out of the current territory of the United Arab Emirates Yemen tribal confederation the Bani Yas (Cheese means "homeland").