Looking for a place with something for everyone? Rich in cultural heritage, natural beauty, adventure and family-friendly attractions, Abu Dhabi is a destination offering exciting, inspiring and restorative experiences for all travellers.
Located on the Arabian Peninsula and bordering the emirate of Dubai, Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Boasting both a rich history and innovative outlook, the emirate showcases a fascinating mixture of tradition and modernity.
Abu Dhabi is a place where you can see stunning architecture, relax on white-sand beaches, indulge in some retail therapy in glamorous shopping malls, and ride the world's fastest rollercoaster - all in the same day. Explore Abu Dhabi at your own pace, and create lifelong memories!
You can find countless historical and cultural treasures in Abu Dhabi. Experience the serene and divine in the otherworldly beauty of Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Have a unique encounter with the nation's history at Qasr Al Hosn (White Fort) and Heritage Village, or the opulent Qasr Al Watan. For a world-class museum experience, peruse priceless artworks and admire the iconic 'rain of light' effect at Louvre Abu Dhabi.
Indulge in the shopping experience of your dreams in this retail wonderland. Visit the Yas Mall, Galleria Mall or Abu Dhabi Mall for their many boutiques, restaurants, cinemas and unique attractions. Or for a local flavour, head to one of the souks (markets) to buy local hadicrafts, food items, and carpets.
Have some fun kayaking at Mangrove National park or disconnect by strolling in the tranquil Al Ain Oasis, with its shaded pathways and endless palm trees. Step outside your comfort zone and go on a safari at Sir Bani Yas Island Wildlife Park or take a day tour and head up Jebel Hafit mountain's winding roads. Go dune-bashing or camel riding and chase the sunset until the stars fill the sky, then enjoy a campfire with your loved ones amid the vast dunes of the Liwa Desert.
As a cosmopolitan and wildly diverse capital city, Abu Dhabi offers everything from mom- and pop cafes to fine dining concepts that suit every appetite. Satisfy your taste buds with not only the delectable Arabic dining experience, but also authentic cuisines from different cultures.
As temperatures cool down in the evening, the Corniche becomes a favourite destination for an after-dinner stroll to enjoy the stunning skyline and sea views. Or spend some time at the Saadiyat Beach Club - lounge by the pool all day and then dance the night away once the sun goes down.
Pump up your adrenaline as you ride the world’s fastest roller coaster at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, or leave gravity behind and experience the exhilaration of flyboarding in the shimmering Arabian Gulf. Spend the day rafting and enjoying a host of other exciting water sports at Wadi Adventure. And be sure not to miss the ultimate theme park for kids, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, featuring some of the world’s most famous and iconic characters across six immersive lands, including DC’s Metropolis and Gotham City.
Abu Dhabi has very slight seasonal variations, so travellers can book flights to Abu Dhabi all year around.
Before booking flights to Abu Dhabi, visitors should check the dates of the annual Ramadam.
Dress decently and show some respect would make your journey more smooth. Check our tips for your dress code.
The consumption of alcohol is only legal for non-Muslims in Abu Dhabi within licensed restaurants, pubs, clubs, or private venues.