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Abu Dhabi Hotels and Apartments
Abu Dhabi Overview
Hotels and Apartments
The island city of Abu Dhabi is a capital city of UAE and is home to the world's most impressive landmarks, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, swanky shopping centres and historical and cultural marvels. Despite the fact that the city mostly caters to high-profile clientele still there are excellent accommodation in Abu Dhabi for holidaymakers on budget. Based on the kind of holiday you are looking for the city has everything on offer right from ultra-luxurious 5-star properties to budget-friendly hotels in a quieter suburb or in the lively downtown areas. Visitors will find an extensive range of hotels in Abu Dhabi as per their preferences without much hassle. The Corniche, Tourist Club Area, Breakwater, Yas Island and South of the centre are the best neighbourhoods are the best neighbourhoods to book your hotels or apartments in Abu Dhabi.
A swanky capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi is nestled off the mainland on an island in the Persian Gulf. The impressive modern skyscrapers, mega shopping malls, the awe-inspiring mosques, and the tower with greatest lean are some of the most meticulous highlights of this cosmopolitan city that takes you on a tour to a different world. And if you manage to get out of the city you'll find a lot more than the desert including the fossil lined cliffs, waterfalls and mountains.
In the last few decades, the city has seen a massive transformation and has become a huge metropolis. Abu Dhabi is now a dynamic hub owing to the availability of abundance of oil and natural gas reserves and at present it is a big contender on a global platform in terms of trade, innovation and tourism. The city is home to a diverse mix of luxury offerings in all the fields including retail to hospitality sector, and sports to residential projects.
With the increase in tourism sector, the count of highly luxurious and sophisticated hotels in Abu Dhabi has also increased, offering tourists all the extravagance and pampering that is needed from any memorable holiday.
Places to stay
Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE has a distinct class and is one of the world's most modern cities. When it comes to the best places to stay, visitors will find a list of fantastic palace hotels in Abu Dhabi which the UAE is popular for.
The city is well planned with a few buildings made of beautiful, white coral. Some best neighbourhood to stay in the city are the Corniche, which boast lovely beaches and recreational activities that seems like a heavenly paradise for the holidaymakers. The Tourist Club Area is a vibrant location where lively vibes and a selection of fashion boutique store offers an insight to the local life. One the western side of the Corniche is Breakwater & Al Bateen, where you’ll find a range of glamorous seven-star hotel Emirates Palace. If staying in luxury is your idea of perfect holiday, then Abu Dhabi is the best place to find some most lavish and extravagant hotels, featuring an outdoor swimming pool, a workout room, a spa, sauna and steam rooms.
Things to do
From desert, culture, history and adventure, Abu Dhabi boasts a plenty of things to explore. Spend a day touring the architectural marvels of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, or feel the tranquillity by strolling through Al Ain's cooling oasis and also get an opportunity to learn about the ancient sport of falconry.
For adventure seekers, the city has the world’s fastest roller coaster, so make sure you ride one or if you like outdoor activities, spend some time on the Corniche Beach or head to the Empty Quarter desert. The UAE’s capital is also dotted with ancient forts and historic sites, some of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. To get the real feel of the Arabia nights, go out for a desert safari while gazing at the twinkling stars, play golf on sophisticated courses or the most common thing would be to spend a day shopping in Abu Dhabi’s luxurious malls. The list is endless that it will persuade you to come back again and again for a wonderful holiday experience.
Nightlife scene in UAE’s capital is surely the best in the region and no wonder visitors will be spoiled by the choices. From DJ nights to beach parties and from live music shows to a collection of ladies’ nights, there’s something happening every night. The bars and clubs pulls in buzzing party crowd so get on your dancing shoes and head to popular venues to have a rocking night out. Apart from the loud clubs, there are old-school pubs, rooftop bars and lounge venues to enjoy a quiet after sunset drinks with top views and lively music. Usually, most of the resorts and hotels in Abu Dhabi have the best nightclubs, offering different music specials and dance options however, American music is still very popular. So the choice is all yours what kind of nightlife you desire to enjoy!
The sheer volume of eating options and the diversity of choices in the cuisines available in Abu Dhabi will surely be a memorable gastronomic journey for you. Abu Dhabi has an enthralling food culture where you can find almost everything from traditional to international cuisines like American, Mexican, Indian Chinese and French, among others.
Discovering what food to eat can baffle you from such a vast option. When in the city, try out the local cuisine which has its own fantastic flavours and flair like simple, spicy, but subtle. The traditional food offered are based on meat and rice however, the crown jewel of Emirati cuisine is fresh seafood. Apart from the usual delicacies like kebabs, shawarma and hummus, some other unique dishes that you must try in your Abu Dhabi holiday includes Harees, Machboos, Salona and Madrooba, which is prepared using different kinds of fish. With the presence of Michelin-starred chefs to award-winning restaurants, Abu Dhabi on of the top culinary destination.
Indulge in world-class shopping experience with all of the top brands in your Abu Dhabi holiday. The capital of UAE is home some impressive and big malls, luxury stores and bustling markets offering amazing selection of goods including clothes, jewellery and electronics. Shopping in the city is majorly concentrated in shopping malls to help you escape the summer heat.
The malls have a lively ambiance and offers many activities to enjoy like eating, playing, watching movies and cultural shows. Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi Mall, Marina Mall, Khalidiyah Mall and many more are some of the popular malls in the city. It will be one-of-a-kind shopping experience for the visitors who can find almost everything they can imagine including cloths, carpets, jewels, watches and that to a cheaper rate. Overall it will be fun shopping experience for everyone and entertainment for kids.
- Nearest airports: Abu Dhabi International Airport
- Flight time from UK: 7 Hours
- Language: English and Arabic
- Currency: United Arab Emirates Dirham
Abu Dhabi Reviews
19 December 2010
abu dhabi ancora da definire........
RICCARDO FROM ANDRIA, andria ITALIA
città tutta da costruire con gli abitanti del luogo al di fuori degli ambienti internazionali poco educati............
The best thing about my stay was ...
only for job!!