There is no end to fantastic family experiences here from Yas Waterworld to Warner Bros. World, Ferrari World to the magical and interactive exhibitions at Louvre Abu Dhabi. For those looking to spend time in the sun, you can take advantage of the water sports off the coast, or venture out into the desert with a thrilling 4x4 adventure.
‘Heart of Abu Dhabi – Landscaped Gardens and Pools’
Set on Abu Dhabi's Corniche, Emirates Palace combines traditional opulence with contemporary design. The hotel has its own private beach and marina and rooms and suites have a garden or ocean view. The hotel has two pools, the Adventure Pool has a lazy river and cascading waterfalls. The East wing pool has a pool bar, jacuzzi and adults only hammocks for those looking for a quiet relax. The Emirates Palace Spa has a traditional Moroccan Hammam, two Jacuzzis, two steam rooms and an ice cave. There are over 10 restaurants and bars, with cuisine ranging from Italian specialties to Middle-Eastern delights.
‘Graceful and Stylish – Beach Front Location’
Situated on a private beach on Saadiyat Island, this St Regis Resort is downtown from Abu Dhabi. As well as the beach, there are three outdoor pools including a family and adults-only pool. The ‘Athletic Club’ features an indoor pool, gym, two tennis courts, and two squash courts, and offers studio classes as well as personal training sessions. Enjoy a sauna, steam room, Experience Shower and a Jacuzzi in the on-site spa. Dining venues, of which there are 6, include Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi, a day-to-night destination, and Sontaya, which serves Southeast Asian foods on floating pavilions.
‘Saadiyat Island Beach Location – Perfect for Families’
Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas is situated on the beach on breath taking Saadiyat Island home to indigenous Hawksbill turtles. The resort has 327 rooms and suites and 13 beach villas. Guests can enjoy a spa, fitness centre, tennis and mini-golf and for the little ones there is a kids’ club with splash zone. There are 7 restaurants and bars to choose from, including an Italian, a British/American inspired Gastro pub and Middle Eastern and Asian dishes in the main buffet restaurant.
‘Island Life – Natural Beauty’
Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort occupies a beachfront location surrounded by natural beauty. The Resort has 293 rooms and suites with a private balcony or garden access terrace overlooking the sea. There is a lagoon and kids pool as well as an adults only pool, tennis court, beachfront offering kayaking and paddle boarding and kids’ and teens’ clubs. The spa has a sauna, hydrotherapy pools, steam and salt rooms and a traditional Arabic Rasul Room and Grand Moroccan Hammam. There are three restaurants, a lounge and pool bar and a place to enjoy coffee and patisseries.
‘Thrilling Family Adventures on Yas Island’
Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island is a fantastic hotel for the whole family with its location just minutes away from Yas Islands many theme parks and adventures. Not only that but Abu Dhabi Airport is only 6 miles away from the hotel. Other fantastic amenities include a floating beach club and a 2 mile long Yas Bay waterfront promenade. For dining options aplenty there is Yas Pier with more than 50 restaurants, 20 retail outlets and a cinema and it located next to the new Etihad Arena. It is also the only hotel in Abu Dhabi to offer free access to Ferrari World, Yas Waterworld and Warner Bros World.