Formerly a petite fishing village, Abu Dhabi has grown into a marvel of a city that has some incredible architecture and stunning hotels. Sometimes shadowed by nearby Dubai, Abu Dhabi is quickly becoming a rival destination because of the similarities it has with Dubai. The fast expansion is recent years of this beautiful city means that it is aplenty with the latest things to do and world leading technology, reflected by the incredible hotels on offer.
Best Time to Visit
Abu Dhabi is a year round resort because of the minimal rainfall and high temperatures that the country experiences. The months between October and May are slightly cooler and may be better suited to those who don’t like very warm weather – in summer months, temperatures often surpass 40°C.
Cuisine in Abu Dhabi is very varied. The city’s history as a former fishing village means that seafood is a highly desirable menu choice, whilst many Western dishes are also served across many of the hotels and restaurants.
Things to Do
- Thrillseekers will love a trip to Ferrari World – where you can experience the fiercely fast Formula Rossa rollercoaster, travelling at 240 kilometers an hour.
- Yas Waterworld is an excellent day out for all of the family – with some of the largest slides and attractions in the world.
- Indulge in the luxury hotels that Abu Dhabi has to offer – they truly are world leading and some are excellently positioned with private beaches, meaning you can enjoy the most relaxing of holidays.