Holidays to Abu Dhabi

Show-stopping skyscrapers, rich Arabian style and untold wealth combine in this extravagant metropolis. Abu Dhabi is just as striking as its sister city Dubai, with lavish hotels and countless attractions to explore.

Abu Dhabi Highlights

  • Spectacular private beaches
  • The Capital Gate Leaning Tower and its 18° lean
  • A chance to drive around the Formula 1 circuit at Yas Island
  • The Heritage Village - a reconstruction of a Bedouin encampment
  • Immense shopping at the huge Marina Mall
  • The museum exhibitions of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi
  • Unusual desert activities like dune bashing and sand skiing
  • A visit to the stunning Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Camel Trekking - Qasr Al Sarab The beach at t Regis Saadiyat Island Resort Abu Dhabi Desert Adventures on holidays to Abu Dhabi

You'll find year round sunshine, romantic private beaches and Michelin star restaurants in this curious combination of 'old meets new'. Stand in awe of the modern marvels and slip into some rich cultural escapes.

The likes of Capital Gate Leaning Tower needs to be seen to be believed - the skyscraper's 18° lean will leave you wide-eyed. However, for Arabic architecture at perhaps its best, be sure to leave time to see the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. With 82 domes, over 1000 columns, as well as the world's largest chandelier, it's one of the largest mosque on the planet. If you can, visit around dusk when the sun's rays bounce off the domes and white walls while reflecting in surrounding pools.

If you're like us and have a taste for Middle Eastern culture, you can't go without a visit to Saadiyat Island. Swing by the Louvre Abu Dhabi for fine art, or pick up some history at Guggenheim Abu Dhabi and Zayed National Museum.

Lose yourself in a time gone by at the Heritage Village, detailed construction of a classic Bedouin encampment.

But there's no better way to get to know the city than a full blown shopping spree. We recommend the huge Marina Mall and Abu Dhabi's traditional market places, known as Souks, will complete the experience - sparkling with gold, gems and exotic perfumes.

For nightlife and luxury leisure, Yas Island is Abu Dhabi's entertainment capital. You'll find plenty to do here, with exclusive golf courses, out-of-this-world hotels and endless family fun at Yas Waterworld.

Motor racing fans will be in their element, with Yas Island home to Ferrari World - the world's largest indoor theme park. There's also the Formula 1 circuit to enjoy; whizz around at top speed and feel like a true F1 racer.

We're in awe of this incredible gateway to luxury so get in touch and experience holidays to Abu Dhabi.

Selected Abu Dhabi Itineraries

Our favorite itineraries, showcasing the best of Abu Dhabi

Extravagant Emirates Palace Escape

Days
7
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $2,050 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
United Arab Emirates
Locations
Abu Dhabi

Luxury Abu Dhabi Holiday

Days
9
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $2,090 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
United Arab Emirates
Locations
Abu Dhabi

Romantic Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi City Break

Days
7
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $1,540 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
United Arab Emirates
Locations
Abu Dhabi

St Regis Saadiyat Island Luxury Escape

Days
7
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $2,040 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
United Arab Emirates
Locations
Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Accommmodation

  • Emirates Palace Client Score: 5

    Found in the heart of Abu Dhabi, Emirates Palace is a plush example of Arabian class. Minutes from the Marina shopping mall and boasting lavish accommodation, look out upon the city skyline, the hotel's tropical gardens and the Arabian Sea.

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  • St Regis Saadiyat Island Abu Dhabi Client Score: Not yet rated

    Situated on Saadiyat Island, this luxury beachfront property offers outstanding facilities, accommodation and service.

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  • Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Client Score: Not yet rated

    A fantastic city hotel set on the beachfront in Abu Dhabi - ideal for both business and leisure travel with luxurious interiors and exclusive facilities.

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  • Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara Client Score: Not yet rated

    Combining Arabian style and modern comfort , this desert retreat is surrounded by rolling dunes and offers a range of activities, from archery, camel riding and desert walks.

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  • Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri Client Score: Not yet rated

    Relax on white beaches, enjoy indulgent levels of luxury, and fully unwind at the well-appointed spa from this exclusive property, centrally placed to Abu Dhabi's main attractions.

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  • The Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal Client Score: Not yet rated

    With a superb waterfront location, private beach and pretty grounds, this property owns a fantastic situation nearby the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and many of Abu Dhabi's main attractions.

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  • Boasting impressive Arabian architecture this luxury offering is set on the Abu Dhabi waterfront, overlooking the Mangrove National Park.

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  • Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi Client Score: 5

    Overlooking the Yas Marina Circuit and only 15 minutes from the city centre, this stunning hotel offers incredible luxury and a wide range of exclusive facilities. Relax on the beach or visit the famous Ferrari World.

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  • Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Client Score: Not yet rated
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