Delve into tradition at souk marketplaces filled with local goods. Feel the adrenaline rush of record-breaking amusement parks. Glimpse into the past with stories and monuments steeped in history. Nurture the body and soul through deep yoga stretches for waterside relaxation.VIEW ACTIVITIES VIDEO
Indulge in luxurious shopping at Abu Dhabi’s Galleria Mall while gazing at impressive city skylines. Yas Mall provides all you need for casual family days, equipped with a cinema and extensive entertainment facilities. Explore beautiful modern architecture in Abu Dhabi’s old downtown. Discover traditional souk marketplace inspirations and goods in the city’s original commercial district.
Mina Fresh Market
A lively local souk filled with indigenous touches and scents. Prepare for a day of haggling for the best goods and lowest prices. Wander down alleys filled with perfumes, spices, silks, and local souvenirs. Explore the fruit market, fish market, furniture and carpet market nearby.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Discover one of the nation's largest and most significant places of worship. Appreciate this modern marvel featuring 82 domes, over 1,000 columns and 24-carat gold gilded chandeliers. Gaze upon the mosque’s ivory-white façade as the sunset beautifully reflects its rays.
Find a Bedouin community steeped in a culture of pearl diving and agriculture. Historic artefacts and tools from past eras give much to ponder at this interesting attraction. Gaze upon spectacular lagoon views and city skylines.
Discover an integral part of traditional Gulf culture and symbol of the UAE, the falcon. View the predators up close at the largest and first of its kind Falcon Hospital. Learn more about treatments provided by the hospital. Get a chance to carry one on your arm for a unique photo opportunity.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
Revel in the largest amusement park in the world. Strap yourself into adrenaline-pumping rides. Ferrari’s legendary cars are all on show for car lovers. Experience the thrill of the fastest roller coaster in the world, the Formula Rossa. Enjoy 4-D fantasy dreamscapes at Speed of Magic or your first experience driving with Junior GT.
Splash into a sea of fun at Yas Waterworld. Uncover the legend of Dana and the lost pearl at this themed water park. Four levels of thrill determine the course of your exhilarating journey.
Drop into 20-metre high funnels or ride the world’s largest surfable sheet wave. The winding lazy river provides a place to cool off. Grab some delicious culinary offerings for a quick break.
Louvre Abu Dhabi
Visit the first museum of its kind in the Arab world, the Louvre Abu Dhabi, a cultural beacon bringing together different cultures to shine a fresh light on the shared stories of humanity. Just like wandering the narrow streets of an Arabian medina, explore 55 detached buildings, 23 devoted to galleries inspired by the low-lying homes of the local region.
Louvre Abu Dhabi’s exterior with Abu Dhabi’s skyline (night), Photography: Mohamed Somji
Lounge on lavish daybeds while soaking up beautiful views of the scenic mangrove park. Herons take off from the mangroves and other indigenous wildlife play in the sun as you watch.
Dip into the temperature-controlled pool or refresh yourself with signature beverages from The Pool Deck. Taste delicious snacks from the terrace bar and cool off in the shade of a gazebo.
The Workout Room
Unlock your potential with the 24/7 hotel fitness centre, The Workout Room. Take advantage of the state-of-the-art gym, equipped with extensive facilities including weight training and cardio machines.
Find motivation in yoga, spinning, and Pilates group classes or with our professional Personal Trainers. Enjoy a more intimate setting with a separate ladies-only gym.
Stretch every muscle with our Vinyasa Flow and Core Yoga classes. Fluid movements are achieved with expert instructors to find ultimate tranquillity. Detox the body with a special blend of Hot Vinyasa Flow Yoga and Turkish Hammam ritual.
On special occasions, immerse your senses completely with outdoor and full moon yoga sessions, experiencing the full serenity of the mangroves.
Explore the old Corniche, a popular spot for Abu Dhabi residents. The refreshing morning air along the Eastern Mangroves Promenade enhances your sunrise run. Relax with an afternoon stroll or rent a bicycle to ride down the 8 km stretch bordering the mangrove park.
The Pearl Journey
Discover the ancient Emirati art of pearl hunting. Be mesmerised as oysters are opened and a prized pearl is revealed. Gaze over sapphire waters and breathtaking views as you board authentic dhow boats. Indulge in Arabic coffees and flavourful snacks. Enrich yourself with time-honoured stories and centuries-old traditions.
Hit the Beach
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city on a number of breathtaking beaches in Abu Dhabi. Relax with amenities such as sun loungers, cabanas, gardens and restaurants. Explore Saadiyat Public Beach, where hawksbill turtles nest, dune grasses sway, and sapphire waters lap the shore.
Immerse yourself in the calming serenity of Saadiyat Beach’s first private club, lazing in your personal cabana. Refreshing sundowners are available at Yas Beach’s licensed beach bar as you gaze out at the lush green mangroves and azure waters.
Navigate a beautiful network of channels naturally created by the mangrove forests. Guided tours are available, or weave solo through this region rich with flora and fauna. Spot countless species of wildlife such as herons, foxes and turtles with knowledgeable guides. Pause en route on one of the islands to enjoy a refreshing break.
Stand-Up Paddle Boarding
Exercise body and mind with relaxing paddle boarding. Improve cardiovascular fitness or gently glide through crystal waters in blissful solitude. Enjoy a revitalising 60- to 75-minute group excursion or set out on an hour’s solo adventure. Watch passing sea creatures or peer out onto the horizon all from your board at standing height.