Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, is Dubai’s southern neighbour and is within striking distance of the emirate. High rises are certainly prevalent, however the area is well planned, proudly Arabic and traditional. A holiday to Abu Dhabi offers everything from excellent shopping to desert drives for the more adventurous.
New, luxury hotels are continuously opening in Abu Dhabi. 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 desert safaris.
The best time to visit is between October - April, when temperatures average 25°C. Overall, the weather in Abu Dhabi is arid sub-tropical with clear blue skies and year round sunshine.
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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