Saturday, 4 July 2015

Abu Dhabi: Arabian Delight

A short time ago Abu Dhabi Emirate was little more than an empty, beautiful desert inhabited by nomadic tribes. Tourism now plays a major role with many attractions, luxury resorts, desert retreats etc. Abu Dhabi is now a tourism destination in itself.
The United Arab Emirate has seven emirates with Abu Dhabi, its capital. It has the largest landmass which covers 80% of the territory.
The Emirate offers a diversity of experience, tranquil oases, and worldwide heritage sites, rocky and awe-inspiring deserts. 
There are more than 200 islands on it pristine coast.
Experience: speedboat, bike around the water front of the Corniche, guided tour or journey on the Big Bus all with amazing views.

It is a city that has two islands: Yas Island
Featuring the F1 Grand Prix in November. This Grand Prix is fast becoming as famous as the Monaco. Yas Island is also a fun Island and home to the fastest roller coaster (240 km/h).
WaterWorld with 43 amazing water rides and also many shopping malls.

Saadiyat Island is an island for beach lovers with endless white sands; perfect views of the beautiful the Arabian Sea. Here you can go the beach in the morning and stroll to a stunning cultural district in the afternoon. Saadiyat Island will soon become a greater cultural centre which includes the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Zayed national Museum.  

If on a stopover, go to Al Ain. Al Ain means “spring” in Arabic. A city fed by natural springs, lush oases and palm plantations. Here is “Oasis City” one of the world’s oldest settlement

Things to do:
Visit Sheikh Zayad Grand Mosque ( The world’s largest mosque).
Yas WaterWorld.
Yas Marina
Ferrari World (drive a F-3000).
Dune Bashing
African Style Safari
Island Hoping
Also have coffee at the Emirates Palace hotel, check  the 8,000 Date Palms and The "Gold Bar" ATM machine.

Above photos: Courtesy of Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority

Offer: Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi 4*
3 nights, Classic Room
From £1499 per person
Departure 27th November 2015 ONLY
Includes Transfers to Hotel
Includes Two Day Grand Prix Tickets for South or West Grandstand also Includes Shuttle bus both days to get to the race and back.

Flights based on Etihad Airways from Heathrow or Manchester

For information: Call 0203 675 0537 or email :

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