Amazing Abu Dhabi: the perfect destination for all ages

 Abu Dhabi is the perfect holiday destination for both couples and families alike. With almost year-round sunshine, world-class attractions, beautiful beaches, superb shopping, thrilling theme parks and a wealth of luxurious hotels, together with a fascinating heritage and culture, awe-inspiring Abu Dhabi has all the right ingredients for the perfect Arabian adventure.

Abu Dhabi has all the right ingredients for the perfect Arabian adventure.

History and Culture

Culture-lovers will find plenty of historic locations, galleries and museums to explore, with the stunning Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, fantastic Al Hosn site and picturesque Al Jahili Fort sure to impress. For yet more enriching activities, the Saadiyat Cultural District is an ever-growing global cultural hub centred around Louvre Abu Dhabi. It is the future home of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi and the Zayed National Museum. In terms of other art galleries, there is Manarat Al Saadiyat and The Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi.

Thrilling theme parks

Thrill-seekers will be in their element in Abu Dhabi, with so many exhilarating theme parks to get the blood pumping, including Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, which is home to an exciting combination of Ferrari-inspired rides and attractions, including the world’s fastest rollercoaster, a huge Ferrari store and a range of authentic Italian dining options. It’s the ideal day out for all ages.

For water-based thrills, head to Yas Waterworld voted #1 waterpark in the Middle East with more than 40 rides, slides and attractions, including Cinesplash, a 5D 'water cinema', and Bubble's Barrel, the world's largest artificial surfable wave.

A stunning beach scene

Whilst many of Abu Dhabi’s luxurious hotels offer their own private beachfront facilities, you’ll also find plenty of public and club beaches where you can soak up the sunshine, cool off in the sparkling turquoise waters and enjoy exciting watersports. Some of the most popular spots are Corniche Beach, Yas Beach and Saadiyat Beach.

Desert adventures 

With huge dunes and spectacular sand valleys, there’s plenty of fun to be had in the breathtaking Abu Dhabi desert. The Rub Al Khali (Empty Quarter) is the world's largest uninterrupted sand mass, with a stunning landscape of endless dunes, which are simply perfect for off-road driving, dune bashing and sand boarding. For more relaxing desert pursuits, choose an authentic Arabian experience under the stars at the Al Badeyah desert camp, nestled in the desert dunes of Al Khaznah, or get a glimpse into traditional Emirati life at the Arabian Nights Village.

Shopping, golf and wellness

Abu Dhabi also offers plenty of opportunities to relax and unwind. Take a stroll through the beautiful Khalifa Park, or for a true taste of contemporary Abu Dhabi and amazing views of this cosmopolitan city, head to the Corniche - a delightful waterfront promenade which is especially stunning at sunset.

Shoppers will be in their element here too, with a selection of vast malls and boutique outlets, including The Galleria and Eastern Mangroves Promenade, as well as the traditional markets and souks.

Golf-lovers can practice their swing on one of the fabulous courses, and for the ultimate relaxation, treat yourself to a rejuvenating massage at one of the world-class spas.

To book your amazing trip to Abu Dhabi, contact your Travel Counsellor today and you’ll benefit from our 24-hour duty office ready to assist you before, during and after your trip.

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