When it comes to indulging and having unique experiences, Abu Dhabi is the ideal destination. With its stunning islands, magnificent accommodations, and stunning sand dunes, Abu Dhabi is a paradise for travelers.
Abu Dhabi has a variety of five-star hotels and resorts. Most of these hotels featuring gourmet restaurants, private beaches, dreamy desert settings, luxurious glamping options. The Emirate has a lot to offer, from shopping to one of the largest mosques in the world and other cool places to visit and experience. Visit these hotels in Abu Dhabi with full enjoyment.
Here are 9 ways to take full advantage of the city’s luxury hotels.
1. Gourmet meals sprinkled with 24-karat gold at the “Emirates Palace”
The Emirates Palace, an architectural landmark located in the heart of Abu Dhabi. It is the third most luxurious hotel ever built. In addition to its heliport, ballroom, 1.3 km long private beach and marina, two huge swimming pools, a water park, football pitches, tennis courts, gyms and much more.
This palace also features magnificent chandeliers and several domes, the largest of which is encrusted with gold and crystals. Its elegant suite has a private balcony overlooking the landscaped gardens, pools. Don’t forget to try the famous Palace Cappuccino and the famous camel meat burger, two delicacies that are sprinkled with 24 carat gold.
2. Beachfront swings on sublime” Zaya Nurai Island”
Wishing for a haven of luxury, the private island resort of Zaya Nurai is ideal. Book a stay in a villa facing the sea and enjoy. The resort offers plenty of wellness options, including a personal trainer, yoga classes, and the splendid Nurai Spa.
You will also appreciate a range of restaurants such as the Frangipani, with its seasonal products with Middle Eastern, Asian and Western influences. The Hooked, which combines the flavors of the Levant with fish and offers breathtaking views of the sea. The Dusk, a casual Mexican restaurant; and the Ginger Mermaid, with its sushi and seafood.
3. Dine in the desert dunes at “Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara”
Enjoy this unique and luxurious experience at the Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara. Even more exclusive is the Royal Pavilion and its ten individual pool villas in an adult-only environment just 500m from the main resort, where you can arrive by helicopter or camel.
The ‘Dining by Design’, on the other hand allows you to enjoy a candlelit dinner on a luxurious carpet on the desert sand. If you want to live new adventures, opt for a sand boarding course, a camel procession, a hike or 4×4 in the dunes, or a show of salukis or falconry.
4. Night under the starry sky in the luxurious tents of “Jebel Hafeet Desert Park”
For a five-star camping experience in the great outdoors, there are two options to choose from, both of which offer tents with transparent roofs. So you can truly sleep under the stars. The park offers eight air-conditioned tents fully furnished and equipped with a fridge, wardrobe, sofa, television and coffee table.
You will also find a patio, overlooking the mountain, equipped with a fireplace and a telescope. The five bubble tents feature more minimalist decor but are by no means less comfortable. You will find a four-poster bed, a terrace with an integrated fireplace. In 2011, this area was recognized by UNESCO as an Essential World Heritage Site.
5. Private Wine Tasting at a Wine Cellar at “Rosewood Abu Dhabi”
It wouldn’t be surprising if you decide to stay in your room! All rooms at this property featured a media console, Pratesi and large bay windows with views and a Villeroy & Boch bathtub.
However, you will quickly be tempted by the hotel’s eight restaurants and lounges. The Rosewood Explorers program dedicated to children of families staying at the hotel is perfect for entertaining your toddlers. This contemporary design hotel features a splendid lobby and a swimming pool overlooking the Arabian Gulf.
6. Golf and Dolphin Encounter at “St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort”
Would you like to enjoy a luxurious getaway at sea to discover the marine fauna of Abu Dhabi? Then head to Saadiyat Island. It is a 14 km drive from the Abu Dhabi hotel Corniche. Stay at the St. Regis Saadiyat Island and enjoy unparalleled service and direct access to a private beach.
The Sontaya offers Southeast Asian specialties to enjoy by the sea. While the Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi is renowned for its exotic decoration and musical atmosphere. The property is right next to Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, an 18-hole golf course designed by Gary Player.
7. Dive into the largest swimming pools in the Emirate at “Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas”
With attentive staff, a beautiful 9 km long private beach and rooms overlooking the sea, the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas is the ideal place to enjoy a romantic getaway on Saadiyat Island. Here you will find a health club with an outdoor sea-facing swimming pool, one of the largest in Abu Dhabi.
The hotel also has a spa with its nine large treatment rooms, outdoor swimming pool, fitness room and stretching studio. You will also find a Business Center and a library offering state-of-the-art business facilities and round-the-clock services. Camp Hyatt is the dream place for toddlers.
8. F1™ Race and Brunch at “W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island”
Hotels in Abu Dhabi on Yas Island, has splendid theme parks, adventure parks, and the Yas Marina Circuit are as its main attractions. The only hotel in the world that sits on both sides of an F1TM circuit. It is the most popular establishment on this island.
You will have the choice in terms of culinary establishments thanks to the Garage, a food zone with many restaurants offering various concepts. You will also have access to an 18-hole golf course.
9. Tea tasting at the vertiginous Jumeirah at “Etihad Towers Hotel”
You’ll feel like a celebrity when you stay in one of Abu Dhabi’s most iconic buildings on the Corniche Road. This hotel is part of a splendid complex of five glass buildings and looks like something straight out of a movie.
The highlight of this establishment remains its Observation Deck, the highest viewpoint in Abu Dhabi. Head to the highest restaurant in town, on the 74th floor, to enjoy a succulent high tea with breathtaking views of all of Abu Dhabi.