This sprawling metropolis is home to an array of lavish 5-star resorts, pristine beaches, thrilling attractions and futuristic skyscrapers.
Visitors can also enjoy an insight into the fascinating culture of the Middle East and discover a feast of flavours through the thriving restaurant scene.
With so much to experience, this phenomenal city has to be seen to be believed.
Abu Dhabi is an ideal choice for anyone craving the perfect combination of beach bliss and urban exploration.
Here you can spend your time exploring the traditional souks, malls and attractions in the city, or choose to enjoy wonderful days of glorious sunshine on one of the splendid stretches of golden sand.
The best of both worlds can be enjoyed easily, with Saadiyat Island being an ideal spot for indulgent relaxation just a short drive away from downtown Abu Dhabi. Saadiyat Island offers sublime beaches and luxurious hotels, as well as a world class leisure offering. It is also a haven for wildlife, being a nesting site for Hawksbill sea turtles.
Another popular beach area is on the Corniche, which runs alongside Corniche Road, a hub of shopping, restaurants, cycle paths and more.
This popular stretch of sand also offers an abundance of water sports and other activities.
While Abu Dhabi may be luxurious, you don’t have to be a millionaire to enjoy an unforgettable holiday here.
Indeed, this sun-soaked destination is awash with amazing resorts and opulent hotels, with options to suit every need and budget.
From immaculate beachside abodes to indulgent urban sanctuaries, Abu Dhabi has it all. Families are also catered for, with ample facilities to please children and teenagers alike.
In terms of thrilling attractions, visitors to this spectacular destination can certainly live life in the fast lane.
Nowhere more so than on Yas Island, the home to the renowned Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Take a walk around the Yas Marina Circuit or reach top gear at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. This thrilling indoor theme park boasts the world’s fastest roller coaster, Formula Rossa, amongst other great attractions.
Yas Island is also home to Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi, a fun-packed destination for all the family, featuring cartoon characters including Scooby Doo, Bugs Bunny and Batman.
Holidaymakers can also enjoy a visit to the Emirates Park Zoo, or cool off at Yas Waterworld, which features more than 40 slides and attractions.
Despite Abu Dhabi being very much a destination looking to the future, there are still plenty of opportunities to indulge in a spot of culture during a holiday here.
Step into the past with a visit to Qasr Al Hosn fort, one of the city’s oldest structures, or take in the stunning Islamic architecture of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest mosque of its kind in the world, with 82 domes and lavish decorations inside and out.
Visitors can also enjoy Emirati food experiences, traditional craft-making workshops, desert safaris and plenty of other authentic activities.
When it comes to divine culinary options, Abu Dhabi delivers, with a thriving dining scene featuring cuisine from across the globe.
Transport yourself to Tuscany at the highly rated Villa Toscana, where you can sample anything from a perfect pizza to mouth-watering meat dishes.
For the best Brazilian churrascaria experience, head to Chamas, where you’ll find succulent barbeque favourites in the comfortable surroundings of the 5-star InterContinental Abu Dhabi.
Delectable Chinese cuisine is served at Hakkasan, at the Emirates Palace, while the very best Lebanese fare can be enjoyed at Li Beirut, situated in the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers.
With all this just for starters, your stay in Abu Dhabi is sure to be full of flavour and certain to leave you hungry for more.