From exhilarating theme parks and desert dune bashing to palatial resorts and tranquil nature reserves, Abu Dhabi is a haven for intrepid travellers, offering something to suit every taste.
Dive into an opulent oasis of Arabian luxury in Abu Dhabi and experience the elite lifestyle in romantic getaways, staying in some of the world’s dreamiest resorts. Wander along the dazzling coastline and feel the sugar-soft sand beneath your toes, or sip Champagne from the comfort of your own private terrace as you marvel at the chiffon-pink sunset. For special occasions, charter your own private yacht and indulge in a spot of island hopping with your significant other, taking in the pristine beaches of Saadiyat and the exclusive feel of Nurai Island. Experience total serenity in one of the abundant 5 Star spas, with bespoke couples’ treatments and unlimited pampering.
Fill up on limitless fun in the sun, with family-friendly activities around every corner. Journey into the desert for a unique camp-out experience, and spend a night beneath the stars and sample authentic Arabian cooking al fresco. Make a splash at Yas Waterworld with one-of-a-kind waterslides and adrenaline-fueled freefall rides, or tee off at the glow in the dark mini golf course in Dalma Mall. Little ones will be blown away by a bucket list safari experience at Al Ain Zoo, offering visitors the chance to get up, close and personal with giraffes, zebras and oryx from the comfort of their own family SUV.
Get ready for an adrenaline rush beyond your wildest dreams, with a selection of action-packed excursions guaranteed to get your heart pumping. Try your hand at white water rafting at Wadi Adventure, or zoom across the glacial lake via a suspended zip-line. Reach dizzying heights on the Marina Eye as you marvel at the glittering cityscape sprawled below, or indulge in a spot of dune bashing as you navigate a 4×4 across the desert. Make sure you’re strapped in and rearing to go at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, boasting exhilarating driving experiences, bucket list rollercoasters and state-of-the-art simulators.
Explore the captivating heritage of Abu Dhabi as you discover the age-old traditions and rich history which characterise this Emirati gem. Immerse yourself in the authentic practices of desert life at the Heritage Village, a veritable time capsule which evokes a rich sense of a bygone era. Channel your inner historian with an Abu Dhabi Pearl Journey Experience and learn about this defining element of the nation’s past. Contemporary art aficionados will fall in love with the vast collections and exquisite architecture on offer at the Louvre Abu Dhabi, whilst the spectacular Emirates Palace is an absolute must-see. Treat yourself to an authentic trinket at the iconic Madinat Zayed, an acclaimed gold centre which successfully encapsulates the feel of a traditional Arabian souq.
Year round sunshine aside, Abu Dhabi offers a multitude of reasons to embrace the great outdoors and explore its expansive natural offerings. Drift through lush mangrove forests as you kayak along sleepy waterways and spot mottled crabs and frolicking flamingos. Journey to the Al Wathba Wetland Reserve and marvel at the colourful array of birds which flutter across the landscape, and capture magical snaps of this secluded spot as you unwind in the heart of nature. Uncover free-roaming wildlife as you navigate the rugged terrain of the Arabian Wildlife Park, and come face-to-face with the graceful gazelles and Arabian oryx in residence.