Abu Dhabi

Emirates Palace, Mandarin Oriental Abu Dhabi


‘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, hot tub and adults-only hammocks for those looking to relax in a quiet environment. 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.

In Our Opinion

‘Families will love Emirates Palace – whilst parents are pampered in the spa, children can enjoy the Kid’s Club, open from 10am, as well as the AquaFun Park, sat in a gentle bay just 70 metres from the shore.' 


All-day dining venue hosting an international buffet menu. Dine on the terrace with views across the beach and marina. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Lebanese Terrace

Decorated to represent a Bedouin tent, the Lebanese Terrace offers a menu that evokes the region. An outdoor terrace has views of the Arabian Gulf waters. Open for lunch and dinner.

Sand & Koal

Where waves meet fire. Indulge in raw, smoked, and charred seafood delights with ocean views and live DJ beats. Ideal for lively brunches and chic gatherings, nestled directly on the sand shores. Experience the evolution of flavour every hour. Open for dinner from late evening to late night. Lounge open from evening to midnight.


Hakkasan is a one Michelin-star restaurant, bar and lounge with four private dining rooms. The Hakkasan Terrace overlooks the grounds and has a stylish bar area and bespoke cocktail menu. Signature dishes include Peking Duck with Caviar. Open for dinner.


Situated adjacent to the cascades and waterfalls within the water park, Cascades serves family friendly, international foods. Open all day.


Indulge in the flavours of Mexican cuisine at Alma, located beside the Oriental pool. This idyllic spot is perfect for unwinding and is open throughout the day.

Le Café

An ideal venue for a drink an aperitif or a light meal, Le Café specialises in both European and Arabic high teas served with pastries and cakes. Enjoy Afternoon Tea. For an al-fresco coffee try Le Café by the Fountain. Open all day.

Breeze Lounge

Small bites and wonderful views. Spanish and Middle Eastern Cuisine. Open evening until late.


Matarbaan is an Indian dining destination whose recipes are embedded in cultural traditions but innovative. Open for lunch and dinner.

Talea by Antonio Guida

Talea, a Michelin-star restaurant centred around "Cucina di Famiglia" or family-style cuisine, showcases Chef Guida's unique reinterpretation of traditional Italian dishes. Blending Milanese classics with a modern twist, Talea offers delights like ravioli, burrata, ossobuco, and vitello tonnato. The menu features a curated selection of seasonal Italian ingredients, served in a refined yet relaxed atmosphere, making Talea a standout. Open for lunch and dinner.

Broadway & DMC Theatre

Experience Broadway - a modern American brasserie with distinctive design and elevated comfort food. From Escargots to decadent desserts, savour a captivating menu. Enjoy crafted cocktails and live 1920s-inspired entertainment. Perfect for pre-show dining, accommodating up to 270 guests. Explore the DMC Theatre within, featuring IMPOSSIBLE— a magical and exclusive spectacle every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Open daily from afternoon to midnight.


  • Two swimming pools including Adventure Pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Kids Club


Water Sports

  • Wakeboarding
  • Water-skiing
  • Mono-skiing
  • Inflatable rides
  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Paddle boarding

Land sports

  • Lawn tennis
  • Table tennis
  • Football
  • Cricket
  • Cycle hire
  • Jogging paths
  • Yoga


Emirates Palace Spa

  • Two Jacuzzis
  • Moroccan Hammam
  • Two steam rooms
  • Heated marble
  • Ice cave



  • Wi-Fi
  • Marina
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Limousine services


*Some leisure activities incur additional costs

Emirates Palace, Mandarin Oriental Abu Dhabi welcomes families with children of all ages, and offers the following to ensure an enjoyable stay.



  • Interconnecting Family Rooms are located on the first floor, with private terraces and direct access to the hotel grounds


Kids Palace

  • 10 months to 12 years - Fatima and Friends for 10 months to 3 years, Falcon Adventures from 4 to 12 years
  • Three-floor building, with a slide from higher floors 
  • 8am to 6pm daily 
  • Extra charges apply - cost includes one main course, one drink and one dessert from the a la carte menu


Activities Include:

  • Educational games 
  • Musical activities 
  • Yoga
  • Craft experiences
  • Aqua aerobics 
  • Family team building 



  • Babysitting services are available



Emirates Palace is in the heart of the city of Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi International Airport is situated around a 30-minute drive away.

Nearby Attractions Include:

  • Marina Mall – 1.5 miles
  • Corniche Beach – 1.5 miles
  • Saadiyat Island – 12 miles
  • Yas Island – 25 miles