Abu Dhabi has turned into a bustling, modern city with large boulevards, gleaming skyscrapers and busy shopping malls. It has retained many of its historical buildings allowing luxury and Bedouin culture to fuse together in one of the worlds richest cities. The opulent hotels, atmospheric souks, designer shops and fine dining are all on the doorstep in this vibrant city.
What to do
There are some amazing things to do in Abu Dhabi. From desert camping to camel racing. Visit the Sheikh Zayed mosque one of the world’s largest with over 82 domes and four minarets it is the only mosque open to non muslims.
Camp overnight in the desert
Set out in a four wheeled drive vehicle and head off for the dessert. Set up camp in the dunes and enjoy a feast under a canopy of stars. Rise with the sun and continue your journey perhaps try some sand boarding on the way.
Motorsports & Karting
Visit the amazing Yas Marina circuit, host of the Formula 1 Etihad Grand Prix. Check out your go-kart skills at the Al Ain Sportplex one of Arabia’s largest go-kart tracks. Abu Dhabi has lots to offer the motor sports enthusiasts.
Experience the culture of Abu Dhabi
Visit the Heritage Village where you will take in the region’s rich culture and heritage mingle with the locals in the bustling souqs. There is a huge array of gold jewelry to fresh dates and spices be sure to barter for the best price.
There are a host of activities to keep you entertained including, desert safari and camel riding, falconry, theme parks, city tours, golf, water world. Not forgetting seaplane tours, dinner cruises, beaches and for those romantics among you enjoy a private dune dinner.
When to go
The temperature is much more comfortable between October and March the highest temperatures range from mid-twenties to mid-thirties during these months.
Abu Dhabi is a city which treats its travellers to endless entertainment and fun. It also hosts a range of islands for its explorers. A destination wherein you can discover a plethora of venues and fine dining experiences. It is also a beach lovers paradise whether rejuvenating in the sea breeze or indulging in fantastic beach activities. Steeped in rich history and Bedouin culture you will be mesmerised by this city.