It’s a holiday, right? And you have got the time to spend with your family and loved ones so, why not make it memorable with the most fantastic day trip to Abu Dhabi – the Zaya Nurai Island Day Trip.

On the coasts of Abu Dhabi, this Island is the most luxurious retreat within the Emirates. Its dazzling blue ocean, exotic beach and pool access, lush beach villas, delicious meals in outstanding scenic beauty are nothing less than a paradise on the earth.

Whether you are looking for a perfect romantic escape or a well-needed daycation, Zaya Nurai Island, Abu Dhabi is the place to go.

There are plenty of things you can expect from this luxurious Island, and here, we’re going to discuss them in detail. So, buckle up, and let’s get started!

How to Book a Day Trip to Zaya Nurai Island?

There are numerous options to book a Zaya Nurai Day Pass, But we have a straightforward option for you.

Being one of the best concierge companies in Dubai, Qrated World offers hassle-free booking to this well-known gem. We offer the Zaya Nurai Island Day Passes at 480 AED only, where you will get 420 AED credit to spend on the Island. Cool, isn’t it?

You can make your booking on our website or call us directly, and everything will be sorted out within a few minutes.

How to Get to Zaya Nurai Private Island?

First, you will have to reach the Zaya Nurai Welcome Center located on Saadiyat Island. Zaya Nurai is just minutes away and you can get there by speedboat, seaplane or helicopter. It’s up to you which one you prefer, but we’re sure you’ll agree to arrive in style.

However, the speedboat transfer from Saadiyat island is commonly used and that takes only 10 minutes.

What to Expect from Your Zaya Nurai Island Day Pass?


Once you arrive on the Island, you will be led around the pool and the restaurants. You can now start spending your credit which will be already added with your day pass. The Island has stunning one-bedroom villas with private pools on the beachfront should you decide to make a night out of it. Either rest beside the pool or stay in one of these beautiful villas. By the way, don’t forget to grab your food and drinks from the many options. 

Things to Do in Zaya Nurai Island

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With restaurants, villas, beach estates, an outdoor cinema, a waterpark, a variety of water sports, and a marvellous beachside spa, this luxurious beach resort will keep your family busy all the time. Even a whole day will not be enough to explore this beautiful Island, but here we will discuss some experiences that shouldn’t be missed at all.

Dining on Zaya Nurai

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Happy family doing a dinner during sunset time outdoor – Group of diverse friends having fun dining together outside – Concept of lifestyle people, food and weekend activities

The restaurants and bars of Zaya Nurai Island Resort serve some incredible food..There are seven venues on this Island, and each one of them is a great one. From Mexican delicacies to Italian, from International favourites to a tantalizing array of desserts, there are numerous dining options to choose from.

The Friday Brunch 

Foods on a table for Friday Brunch

The Friday brunch of Zaya Nurai is served with platters of sushi and sashimi, freshly cooked surf and turf, delectable dessert trays and some standout dishes which are guaranteed to please your taste buds. The event becomes livelier with the dozens of bottomless drinks. The Friday Brunch is organized every Friday from 12.30 pm to 4 pm at Frangipani with music from a DJ.

You can also enjoy the sun, relax on the beach, or swim in the pool before or after brunch to complete your day.

The Beach and Pool Access

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Zaya Nurai has two beach areas – one is Ginger Mermaid, and the other is Smoking Pineapple. They have covered the island from both sides, and you can take a buggy ride to get from one to the other. Whether you swim or lounge by the infinity pool, you won’t get tired because of the outstanding sea view.

The Ginger Mermaid has a swimming pool and beach whereas the Smokin Pineapple delivers a beach club feel. Both of them have their own beauty and a level of entertainment. And to flare up the fun, there’s a pool bar that serves the finest drinks and beverages. So, if you are on a Zaya Nurai Island Day trip, don’t miss the opportunity to indulge in this beachside retreat. 

Romantic Dinner on the Beach


This pristine beach dresses up during dusk. So, take advantage and bask under the sky with your loved one. Spend some wonderful moments over a romantic candlelight dinner and enjoy the delicious meals with the soothing sounds of waves. Step into the sanctuary of peace made of white sand and lush greenery. The island resort launches special valentine offers every year, so make sure to grab yours. 

Kids Waterpark 

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Unlike most public beaches, the little ones are well-welcomed in Zaya Nurai Private Beach Resort. They can have their own entertainment in the kids’ club or enjoy the utmost fun in the waterpark accompanied by four slides and a splash pool.  

The Spa

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Finish up your day with the most fabulous spa. The Zaya Nurai Spa has a renowned reputation across the UAE so, you shouldn’t miss the chance. The treatment rooms are beautifully arranged for the guests to make them feel the refreshment from the entrance. You can also have a shower in the Acqua Di Parma before going into the spa centre.

The Villas

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If you have planned to stay and enjoy the fun for one more day, Zaya won’t let you down. She has arranged everything you need. The Island has several stunning one-bedroom villas for the guests, and each beach villa expresses its own meaning of luxury. Here you will get your own private pool, small garden, private beach area and fantastic sea view. While you are inside, you will get a crisp, bright and clean interior, floor to ceiling windows, king-sized bed, sun lounger, walk-in rainfall showers and large bathtubs.

Additional Information for Zaya Nurai Island Day Trip 

Direction to Zaya Nurai Island from Dubai 

  • First, you have to take the Sheikh Zayed Road. There you will see the signs towards Abu Dhabi; follow them. 
  • Exit when you reach 34B interchange in the direction of E1/ Yas Island /Saadiyat Island.
  • Once on the main highway, follow the road and go towards Abu Dhabi.
  • Take Exit 14. (The same outlet as the Saadiyat Beach Club)
  • When you arrive at the spotlight, turn left and take the first right turn. Go along the beach until you reach the Welcome Center.

Direction to Zaya Nurai Island from Abu Dhabi 

  • If you are in Abu Dhabi, take the Corniche road and head towards the port Zayed. Then follow the signs of the Yas Marina circuit. 
  • After passing the Sheikh Khalifa bridge on the main highway, follow the direction of Dubai and then take exit 14. 
  • When you reach the first spotlight, turn left and on the second spotlight, go straight and then first right turn. Go along the shoreline to reach the Welcome Centre. 

Final Words

Zaya Nurai is undoubtedly a little slice of paradise that is only an hour away from Dubai. If you are in Dubai or staying here for more than 48 hours, this amazing day trip is highly recommended for you. Call us now to plan your very own Zaya Nurai Island Trip today!