In 2022, Nurai Island was sold to Al Dar, a prominent real estate developer. This island is a haven like no other, located just a 15-minute boat ride away from Abu Dhabi's shores. Zaya Nurai Island is a luxurious private island resort that comprises 65 private villas, strategically positioned along the island's sweeping bays. Guests can indulge in a plethora of activities, both on land and at sea, and enjoy the resort's world-class oceanfront spa, beach club, and five fine and casual dining outlets. Each private villa boasts a breathtaking view, private pool, and premium beachfront location, reflecting the epitome of barefoot luxury. Furthermore, guests can avail themselves of state-of-the-art in-room amenities, in-villa dining, and dedicated butler service. The Nurai Spa, which has won numerous accolades, features six standalone treatment pavilions, one Thai massage treatment room, a yoga pavilion, and a cutting-edge steam, sauna, and fitness facility.
When Zaya Nurai Island was launched in 2008, it set a record for the highest price per square foot for real estate sold in Abu Dhabi. Presently, the resort has the highest average daily room rate and occupancy in the city