Abu Dhabi is a magnificently diverse state. From the vast, empty sand dunes in the desert, to the hustle and bustle of the city souks, there’s plenty to do and see while you’re visiting. Along with the high-rise hotels, indulgent spas and extravagant shopping malls, there’s a lot of authentically Arabian places to visit.
Learn more about Abu Dhabi’s history and heritage at many of the educational sites around the emirate. Stories of the state’s history are told through reconstructed forts and buildings, while getting a glimpse of Islam and the Muslim way of life is attainable through the beautiful mosques and education centres in the city.
Steer clear of the shopping malls for a while – and try your luck haggling with local vendors at some of Abu Dhabi’s vibrant souks. From selling perfect holiday trinkets to luxurious carpets and gleaming jewellery, you’re sure to find something special.
The beaches and islands located around Abu Dhabi are one of the main reasons the state attracts so many visitors every year. Crisp white sands and warm turquoise waters invite holidaymakers to stay by their side for weeks on end. Sunbathing, sailing or getting to know the local wildlife is all on offer, all around the coast.
If you can’t get enough of Abu Dhabi and the Arabian way of life, why not start your adventure to the next Middle Eastern state? Abu Dhabi has plenty of neighbours that are easy to get to, many close enough to explore in a day or two.
No visit to Abu Dhabi is ever the same, thanks to its diverse landscape and multitude of places to visit.