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Abu Dhabi

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With balmy warm weather almost all year round, Abu Dhabi is a city of dramatic desert landscapes, shimmering waters and extravagant hotels.

Why Visit Abu Dhabi

If you’re a world traveller, then you’ve likely already been to Abu Dhabi, if only for a stopover en route to your final destination. But while Abu Dhabi might be a favourite location in between flights, it is a holiday destination in its own right. The laidback lifestyle and stunning beaches are enough to lure any holiday-maker to Abu Dhabi, but beyond that there is the cultural precinct on Saadiyat Island, where the newly established Louvre Abu Dhabi is located.

Experiences

The Louvre Abu Dhabi

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Al Ain

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Sir Bani Yas Island

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Emirates Palace

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Abu Dhabi desert dunes

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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

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The Louvre Abu Dhabi

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Sights to See

From the oldest permanently inhabited settlement and UNESCO World Heritage Site, Al Ain, to the world’s third largest mosque, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, there’s much to see and do in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi beyond the luxurious resorts and gourmet restaurants. The iconic Corniche beachfront provides cool respite from the warm desert temperatures and a pristine 8km backdrop to this former fishing village turned ultra-modern city.

Sir Bani Yas Island

Al Ain

Events & Entertainment

Breaking records and making its mark on the world is what the Emirate of Abu Dhabi does best – just imagine, this is the the home of the seven-star hotel, and Ferrari World, where thrill seekers can get their hearts racing on the world’s fastest roller coaster, which accelerates up to an... view

The Louvre Abu Dhabi

Food & Drink

Travellers may be surprised by the diverse food options available in Abu Dhabi. As well as traditional Middle Eastern offerings, there are a variety of modern establishments that offer dishes from around the world. Highlights include Mezlai at Emirates Palace, Asia de Cuba at the St Regis and Li... view

Emirates Palace

Abu Dhabi desert dunes

When to Visit

Blessed with warm sunshine almost 365 days a year, the temperature in Abu Dhabi can range between 18 degrees Celsius in January through to 36 degrees Celsius in August. The best time to visit the city is between spring and autumn, during April and May or September to October. If you’re concerned... view

Getting Around

A city of sidewalks and economical taxis, Abu Dhabi is surprisingly simple to get around. And with landmarks at every corner, it’s not difficult at all to get your bearings in the city, just take note of a particularly impressive sight as a point of reference. The city is also notorious for its... view

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