Abu Dhabi

The Ritz-Carlton Grand Canal, Abu Dhabi

‘City Location – Beach and Pool’

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal is situated in the heart of the city. The architecture is reminiscent of the Italian Renaisance blending with the traditions of the Middle East.  A choice of rooms, club rooms and villas ensures a varied selection of accommodation suitable for couples, families and groups. The hotel has two beaches and an outdoor pool with private cabanas. At the spa there is a hammam and sauna, 16 treatment rooms and a fitness centre. Eight restaurants offer dining experiences and tastes from around the globe.


In Our Opinion

In the heart of the city it is the perfect location for exploration, but with the luxury of a beach, pool and spa – this is a perfect Abu Dhabi combination.’

The Forge

Signature steak house serving specialty cuisine paired with the world’s finest wines. Pick a private dining room for the ultimate dining experience. Open for dinner.

Li Jiang

A modern Southeast Asian restaurant with an open kitchen serving dim sum and authentic rice and noodle dishes. The terrace has views of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Open for dinner.


Regional and Lebanese cooking with dishes that blend traditions with contemporary flavours. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


All day dining venue that showcases light Mediterranean food served both indoors and al fresco. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and on Friday for brunch.

Al Fresco

Casual outdoor dining by the pool and beach. Open in the afternoon from 12.00 – 17.00


Alba is the classic lobby lounge, relaxed seating and semi-private dining areas. Enjoy afternoon tea the Ritz Carlton way.


Italian-style café offers fine coffee, espresso, home-made ice cream and light food. Open in the afternoon until 19.00.


A traditional Ritz-Carlton bar experience with a great selection of drinks and bite-sized meals.


  • Private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Kids’ club
  • Excursions


  • 16 treatment rooms
  • Hammam
  • Sauna
  • Plunge pool
  • Relaxation areas for males and females


  • Complimentary valet parking
  • Concierge service
  • Business centre
  • Hair & beauty salon
  • ATM machine (no cash on credit cards)
  • Retail shops
  • Laundry/dry cleaning service
  • Currency exchange
  • Rental car services
  • Tours and excursions services

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal welcomes families and offers the following facilities and services to ensure they have an enjoyable stay:

•  Club and Deluxe Rooms can accommodate up to 2 adults & 2 children
•  A 2 Bed Villa can accommodate up to 5 persons in total

• Baby crib available

• Children’s menu

Ritz Kids Club
Ages allowed: 4 to 12 years
Activities include:
• Dot-to-dot

• Movie time
• Mazes
• Fruit arts
• Limbo rock
• Recycle craft
• Henna design
• Batik time
• Wow your taste buds
• Picture trick
• Find the life
• Cupcake decoration
• Pasta picture frame
• Be creative
• Knotting
• Button craft
• Picnic memory
• Mould and paint
• Nature bracelet
• Junior chef
• New life
• Find the northern star

The Ritz Carlton in Abu Dhabi can provide a range of exquisite wedding packages to ensure your special day is suited to you and your wishes.

Coral wedding package includes:
• One night stay in the luxurious Deluxe Room, with fresh fruits and dates as a welcome and late check-out (15:00)
• Floral turndown service and chocolate strawberries
• Breakfast in bed served in your Deluxe Room
• Wedding venue set-up
• Menu tasting for up to 4 guests for set menu only
• Exclusive room rate for guests
• First anniversary celebration with gourmet dinner
• Customised dinner menu
• Selection of beverage packages

Please enquire for pricing.
Subject to availability.

Destinology Exclusive Benefits
Early check-in and late check-out for Destinology customers, subject to availability
Guaranteed interconnecting rooms (except festive period)
Complimentary bottle of wine for bookings of 7 nights and above
Only applicable on 2024 bookings


The Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal is situated in the heart of the city overlooking the water. Abu Dhabi International Airport is a 25-minute drive.

Nearby Attractions

  • Shiekh Zayed Grand Mosque – 1 mile, 4 mins by car
  • Yas Island – 16 miles, 22 mins by car
  • Ferrari World – 18 miles, 25 mins by car
  • Louvre Abu Dhabi – 15 miles, 31 mins by car
  • Saadiyat Island Golf Club – 28 miles, 32 mins by car