archiveSir Bani Yas Island


Keeping the faith

In July this year, the oldest Christian site discovered on Abu Dhabi’s Sir Bani Yas Island in 1992 was fully opened to the public, allowing access to exclusive areas within this archaeological landmark. The excavated remains of the church and monastery date back to the seventh and eighth centuries, while...

Soaring sights

Sir Bani Yas Island enthrals with its stunning combination of rugged landscapes, mangrove forests, exotic wildlife and scenic beachfront; but nothing beats the thrill of first taking it all in from the skies on board a seaplane Nestled in a remote far western corner of the UAE lies a picturesque...