Top destination - Why go there in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ?

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi - Yas Beach club
Yas Beach club

On the Arabian Gulf, Abu Dhabi is a dynamic city with plenty of activities for your holiday - which you can nearly have whole year if you like sun. With theme parks, water parks, beaches, night clubs, beach clubs, pools, malls, restaurants, ... the city has everything to keep you busy for at least a solid week.

  • Is tap water safe to drink in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ?
  • Yes - but locals rather use it boiled and drink bottled water
  • Average prices in AE (USD - 1€ = USD$1.2209 )
  • Public transport ticket : 1.09 |
  • Taxi (5km) : 6.26 |
  • Train (200km) : n.a. |
  • Restaurant (2 persons) : 90 |
  • 5* hotel : 430 |
  • 3* hotel : 130 |
  • Appartment rent : 1380 |
  • Women haircut : 43.11 |
  • Men haircut : 16.79 |
  • Weekend city break (2 persons, 1 hotel night, without flights) : 790

 Best hotels - Where to stay in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ?

Radisson Blu Yas Island

Radisson Blu Yas Island - Outdoor pools
Outdoor pools

As per the Park Inn, both hotels are right next to each other, and share the pools and gym, giving you even more choice to spend some time under the sun. The restaurants are good, and hotels offer a free bus to Yas Mall and Yas Beach, the later with free entry.

Great Great 5/6 (1)  |No problem experienced with free wifi during the stay Perfect wifi  |Expensive-Expensive Expensive  |120 EUR  |See on map of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Golf Plaza ,Yas Island - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Park Inn Abu Dhabi, Yas Island

Park Inn Abu Dhabi, Yas Island - Balcony view on pool and Yas Island
Balcony view on pool and Yas Island

Situated right next to the Radisson Blu Yas Island, both hotels are sharing the pools and the gym, giving you an even better choice to relax. Hotel also offers a free bus to Yas Mall and Yas Beach, also with free entry. With many restaurants in both hotels and around, it is the perfect place to do some farniente and work on your tan !

Good Good 4/6 (1)  |No problem experienced with free wifi during the stay Perfect wifi  |Affordable-Affordable Affordable  |110 EUR  |See on map of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Golf Plaza - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

 Finest restaurants - Where to eat in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ?

Amerigos Mexican Bar & Restaurant

Amerigos Mexican Bar & Restaurant - All you can eat tacos
All you can eat tacos

Situated in the Park Inn Yas Island hotel, this very good mexican restaurant attracts a large local and touristic crowd every evening. On top of the amazing mexican food, the restaurant organizes differents nights : all you can eat tacos, guess the steak weight and win it, ... Cocktails are also worthy.

Belgian Beer Cafe

Belgian Beer Cafe - Street view
Street view

Located at the bottom of the Radisson Blu Yas Island, on the street side, this excellent restaurant serves Belgian specialties, and do it well - including famous Belgian mussels and fries.

Paul

Paul - Waffle with strawberries and fresh juice
Waffle with strawberries and fresh juice

For a sweet break, do stop at Paul, in the middle of Yas mall, to enjoy some delicious french pastries, desserts and even dishes.

Great Great 5/6 (1)  |Affordable-Affordable Affordable  |15 EUR  |See on map of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Yas West - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Nearby :  Yas Mall    Buca Di Beppo   

Sushi central

Sushi central - Salmon sushis with Philadelphia
Salmon sushis with Philadelphia

A good sushi in Abu Dhabi center, is that possible ? Yes, definitely - this cozy restaurant has tasty sushi, with an acceptable choice. Fans of sushis with Philadelphia cheese, and teriyaki sauce, will be ravished.

Great Great 5/6 (1)  |Affordable-Affordable Affordable  |40 EUR  |See on map of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Sushi Central Khaledyah - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Buca Di Beppo

Buca Di Beppo - Terrace and fountains
Terrace and fountains

In the Yas Mall, this Italian restaurant is a great choice for its terrace by the fountains, and its delicious ice creams.

Good Good 4/6 (1)  |Affordable-Affordable Affordable  |30 EUR  |See on map of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Level 1, Dalma Mall,ICAD 1 - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Nearby :  Yas Mall    Paul    Ferrari World Abu Dhabi   

Carluccio's

Carluccio's - Terrace view on the channel
Terrace view on the channel

Situated in the mangrove residence, this restaurant features a large terrace with cooler. Good italian food, with view on the channels.

Shark pool bar

Shark pool bar - Arabic mezzeh by the pool
Arabic mezzeh by the pool

Day and night bar by the pool of the Radisson Blu Yas Island, it offers a correct choice of fast food and beverages to enjoy while laying down on a deck chair.

Good Good 4/6 (1)  |Affordable-Affordable Affordable  |20 EUR  |See on map of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Golf Plaza ,Yas Island - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

 Excellent activities - What to do in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ?

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi - Roller coaster track outdoor
Roller coaster track outdoor

The first ever Ferrari theme park... with ferrari roller coasters and attractions, it is definitely worth a day visit. The whole theme park is indoor (except the coasters tracks which are mostly outdoor) and conditioned - the building holds the record of the largest space frame structure ever built.

Nearby :  Yas Mall    Buca Di Beppo   

Yas Waterworld

Yas Waterworld - Going down a slide
Going down a slide

Probably one of the most interesting water parks in the world - it even features roller coasters ! With many slides, tubes, attractions, pools, one day doesn't feel enough to enjoy all of them, even without any queuing time.

Amazing Amazing 6/6 (1)  |65 EUR  |See on map of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Yas Beach

Yas Beach - Pool by the beach
Pool by the beach

Private beach club with pools, restaurants, and of course beach on the gulf, it is the best place in Abu Dhabi to lay down with your feet in the sand the whole day.

Yas Links Golf club

Yas Links Golf club - Yas Links Golf parkour
Yas Links Golf parkour

For golf addicts, or simply tourists that like to enjoy a good golf parkour, the Yas Links Golf club, ideally located on Yas island, is a great stop.

 Best clubs - Where to party in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ?

Rush Nightclub

Rush Nightclub - Party in Rush
Party in Rush

If you happen to be in the area and enjoy partying... this is the only club in the world right above a Formula 1 race track. Music is fine, drink choice is acceptable, therefore go for a good dancing.

 Where to shop in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ?

Yas Mall

Yas Mall - Central place
Central place

THE place for shopping in Abu Dhabi. Right next to Ferrari World, you'll find there everything you might need : souvenirs, books, sport apparel, groceries, clothes, cinema, restaurants, ... The mall is huge, and will surely have what you are looking for.

Nearby :  Ferrari World Abu Dhabi    Paul    Buca Di Beppo