Sir Bani Yas Island Equestrian Centre

The Sir Bani Yas Equestrian Centre is located within the nature and wildlife reserve island of Sir Bani Yas Island. A desert island off the coast of Abu Dhabi, UAE, which has been replanted and populated with wildlife. This ecological sanctuary saw the introduction of savannah and beach villas as part of an expanded hospitality offering for the place, as well as a conference centre, dive centre and equestrian centre.

The Sir Bani Yas Equestrian Centre supports the overall ecological experience of the island, and functions as the hub for veterinary services, animal husbandry and of course horseback leisure excursions.

GLSW developed all signage for the project, which was themed with references to Arabian Dhows (boats), pearl divers and hand-made wood and metal work to reflect the ethnic lodge style design.

Additionally, our branding team was responsible for all brand development, collateral design and food and beverage branding.

It now operates under the banner of Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island.


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Project Completion





Anantara Hotels & Resorts


Art Direction, Fabrication & Installation Supervision, Fabrication Management, Project Management, Signage Design, Signage Graphic Standards, Signage Technical Design, Technical Documentation, Tender Documentation, Themed Graphic Identities, Theming Code Creation, Wayfinding Strategy

Designed Components

Directional Signage, Wayfinding Strategy


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