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Abu Dhabi

A dynamic new world city endowed with glorious beaches, luxurious modern resorts and state-of-the-art amenities, Abu Dhabi offers it all in a distinct Arabian flavour.

As the capital city and largest Emirate of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi sets itself apart from Dubai with its intriguing heritage and culture, where you are invited to discover grandiose mosques, admire forward-thinking architecture and stroll the lavishly-appointed Corniche.

Whether you want to indulge yourself on white sands, pamper yourself in a soothing spa or explore a city bristling with activities, a holiday to Abu Dhabi offers something for everyone.

 

What you’ll love most about Abu Dhabi

  • Marvel at the architectural masterpiece of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, adorned with intricate designs, stunning domes, and the world’s largest handwoven carpet and chandelier
  • Explore iconic landmarks like the Emirates Palace, a luxurious hotel known for its opulent design and hospitality, and the Corniche, a scenic waterfront promenade offering stunning views of the city skyline and Arabian Gulf
  • Immerse yourself in Abu Dhabi’s rich cultural heritage at attractions like the Qasr Al Hosn, the oldest stone building in the city and a symbol of Emirati heritage, and the Heritage Village, offering insights into traditional Bedouin life
  • Experience entertainment and leisure at Yas Island, home to attractions like Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, offering thrilling rides, water slides, and family-friendly experiences
  • Visit the Louvre Abu Dhabi, a stunning cultural landmark that showcases artworks from around the world in a magnificent architectural setting, fostering cross-cultural dialogue and understanding
  • Venture into the Arabian Desert for an unforgettable desert safari experience. Enjoy dune bashing, camel rides, sandboarding, and traditional Arabian hospitality at desert camps, complete with BBQ dinners and cultural performances

Where to Book

  • Abu Dhabi City Breaks

  • Abu Dhabi Holidays

  • Saadiyat Island Holidays

  • Holidays to Abu Dhabi

  • Abu Dhabi Holidays

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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  • 38℃
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  • 26℃
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  • 3
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  • 3
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  • 1
  • 3

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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Where to book


eShores specialises in tailor-made multi-centre holidays, seamlessly blending multiple destinations into one trip. Explore the beauty of Thailand, island-hop the Greek islands, or embark on an epic American road trip – anything is possible. With consultants averaging 15 years’ experience, your dream holiday is in expert hands, so you can relax and enjoy the adventure!

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Flight Centre are long-haul, tailor-made holiday specialists offering amazing travel experiences. Our wonderful Travel Consultants are passionate, well-travelled, and with 32,768 collective years’ experience in travel they are all about getting to know you and your holiday style.

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Paramount Cruises are a boutique, independent cruise specialist based in London. They endeavour to put together great value, tailor-made cruise packages which will leave you with lasting memories. Their staff our experts in cruise with years of knowledge and first hand experience in cruising, giving you the best, first hand advice and options to make your cruise holiday one to remember.

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Tropical Sky offers luxury tailor-made tours and holidays specialising in providing expert travel advice and exceptional unhurried customer service. With a wealth of experience we will find the perfect trip for you.

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When it comes to booking a holiday, TUI know everyone likes something different – so they’ve designed getaways with you in mind. TUI Sensatori resorts are all about luxury, while TUI BLUE For All hotels cater for everyone, and the TUI BLUE For Two collection is just for adults.

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Value Added Travel is a specialist tour operator based in Croydon, UK. Having operated for over 22 years as a family business, they are specialists in the Middle East, Far East and the Indian Ocean.


“We’re not your ordinary travel agency. We’re a community of travellers.
WeRoad was born to connect people, cultures and stories through that magical activity that we call ‘travelling’. We group people together and send them to live incredible adventures around the globe.”

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Ras Al Khaimah is renowned for its outstanding nature, leisure, adventure and authentic offerings. Why not extend your trip with a stay here, creating a multi-centre holiday.

Hotels

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5* Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Abu Dhabi

Situated at the gateway to the capital city is Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, a beachfront luxury five-star hotel in Abu Dhabi with unrivalled views of a design masterpiece – Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

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5* Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island

Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island offers a luxurious collection of plush rooms, premium suites, and opulent villas. All accommodation is elegantly designed, adorned in the royal colours of an oriental palace and finished with marble floors, sparkling chandeliers and plush furnishings. Each room type showcases delightful views over gorgeous gardens or the glittering Arabian Gulf.

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