About Abu Dhabi
Home to year-round sunshine, Abu Dhabi is a destination full of surprises. From its rich culture and heritage to its unique desert landscapes, stunning beaches and shopping malls - Abu Dhabi is filled with breathtaking experiences.
Whatever experiences your clients prefer, we’ve got them covered.
10 great reasons to choose Abu Dhabi
1. Soak up the sunshine
Generous year-round sunshine is the perfect weather to explore Abu Dhabi. It hardly rains and temperatures are warm all year round.
2. The World’s Third Largest Mosque
The majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque can accommodate over 41,000 worshippers and has the largest Persian carpet in the world. The mosque also has a library that includes some rare publications dating back more than 200 years. Visit at sunset for incredible photos to show back home.
3. Enjoy discounted rates with the Extraordinary Abu Dhabi Pass
Your clients travelling to Abu Dhabi can now get access to some of the best things to do with The Extraordinary Abu Dhabi Pass. They simply need to keep their boarding pass to gain access to incredible discounts at some of the best restaurants, spas and attractions. Learn more at etihad.com/abudhabipass
4. Thrills on Yas Island
Ride the world’s fastest rollercoaster - Formula Rossa at Ferrari World, go on a shopping spree in Yas Mall, drive yourself around the Yas Marina F1™ or be one of the first visitor of the brand-new Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi opening on 25 July. There’s something on Yas Island to get everyone’s adrenaline pumping.
5. Fun on Saadiyat Beach
Saadiyat Beach is full of fun for beach lovers. Enjoy eco-friendly water sports like kitesurfing, windsurfing or sailing. Looking for relax? Try a yoga lesson by the beach. For those who just want to listen to the waves and relax by turquoise waters, just pick your spot from the hundreds of sun loungers available.
6. Kayaking Adventure
Before their next flight out, go on an adventure by kayak. Explore islands, navigate through the mangroves and if they’re lucky, spot some beautiful wildlife on your route. Those with kayaking experience with a little more time, can stay overnight and sleep under the stars on a desert island.
7. Louvre Abu Dhabi
Enjoy the magnificence of the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum, and feel the sun on your skin whether inside or out. This masterpiece by award-winning architect, Jean Nouvel, opened its doors in November 2017.
8. Desert Dash
Bash through dunes in 4x4 SUVs across the desert and begin the night with a spectacular desert sunset. In between, you can ride a camel, try sand boarding and even get a henna tattoo. To make the experience even more memorable, enjoy a BBQ dinner with belly dancing before a sleepover in the desert for a night.
9. A Walk on The Corniche
Cafés, restaurants and a beach that’s been awarded the coveted blue flag status - the internationally renowned eco-label for beaches and marinas that guarantee clean and safe bathing water. They can choose to stroll along the pathways or cycle along the eight-kilometre waterfront.
10. Golfing in the desert
If golf is their passion, then they will be spoilt for choice with a number of PGA level golf courses. Nearest to the airport is Yas Links Abu Dhabi Golf Club – only 10 minutes away by cab. Alternatively, they could also enjoy breathtaking views while they putt at the beachfront course at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club.