Abu Dhabi rivals Dubai as the commercial powerhouse in the UAE, but the ambience is more reserved, in virtually everything. High rises are certainly prevalent, however the area is well planned and proudly Arabic and traditional. A holiday to Abu Dhabi offers everything from excellent shopping to desert drives for the more adventurous.
Hotel development is currently limited to just a handful of areas. The newly opened Saadiyat Island boasts a long unspoilt sandy beach and has two new excellent luxury hotels - St Regis Saadiyat Island and Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi. For a complete contrast, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara offers a completely unique option as you can stay in a five-star resort in the Liwa Desert and try some activities such as camel treks and biking.The period from October to April is generally the most pleasant with usually bright sunny days and pleasantly cooler evenings. As with most destinations, there can be changes to the accepted pattern and three to four days of cold weather and heavy showers might be experienced in these months, but that is unusual. From May to October, regional temperatures and humidity soar, particularly in the mid-summer months.
You can combine your luxury holiday to Abu Dhabi with a holiday to the Maldives or the Seychelles with our
Multi Centre holidays.
To find out more about the exotic experiences of this United Arab Emirate and to plan your Abu Dhabi holiday, speak to one of our Middle East specialists who can give you first-hand knowledge of the area.
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