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Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, Middle East

If you're looking for year-round sunshine and beautiful white-sand beaches shelving into warm water against a backdrop of sweeping desert dunes Abu Dhabi is your place. It's not just about luxury hotels, beaches, relaxation and cultural traditions though; it is increasingly the vibrant, modern, cultural face of the UAE with top notch attractions such as Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld.

Enjoy a buffet breakfast fit for a king from the beach-side terrace of your luxury hotel, before soaking up some local culture at one of the many markets and souqs, enjoy a relaxing lunch, siesta in your sun-lounger or perhaps even a little canoe trip down the eastern mangroves. A holiday here is as varied as you want it to be. Golfers and water-sport aficionados are well catered for. Don't miss a trip to see one of the world's grandest mosques too.  Abu Dhabi is undoubtedly the perfect stopover en-route to the Indian Ocean, but should certainly be considered as a holiday destination in its own right in our opinion!

Abu Dhabi



travel essentials

Flights: BA and Etihad both operate direct flights from London with a journey time of just over 7 hours.

Time Zone: GMT+4 hours

Health: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/united-arab-emirates/health

FCO travel advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/united-arab-emirates

where to stay in Abu Dhabi

  • Desert Islands Resort & Spa By Anantara

    Desert Islands Resort & Spa By Anantara

    bushbaby rating:
    Five stars
  • Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas

    Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas

    bushbaby rating:
    Five stars
  • Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara

    Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara

    bushbaby rating:
    Five stars

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