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Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Stunning beaches, rich culture, world-famous attractions and fantastic shopping – the variety of things to do in Abu Dhabi will amaze you. Whatever you want from your holiday, discover it in the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

Soak up the year-round sunshine on pristine white sands in Abu Dhabi. Unwind with lavish spa pampering, or treat yourself to retail therapy at luxury malls or exotic souks. Take in the magnificent modern and traditional Arabian architecture. Or enjoy fun-filled family days out at thrilling theme parks. Sample mouth-watering Emirati cuisine or dine on superb international cuisine at an award-winning restaurant.

Abu Dhabi shopping

Abu Dhabi shopping

Take in spectacular city vistas from the 100m-high viewing platform at the landmark Marina Mall. Treat yourself to designer-label shopping or enjoy a host of entertainment including a cineplex, bowling alley and ice rink. Soak up the atmosphere at vibrant souks and pick up exotic souvenirs at Souk Al Zafarana.

Cultural Abu Dhabi

Cultural Abu Dhabi

Take in the architectural splendour of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, with its dazzling domes, shimmering pools and sparkling chandeliers. Visit the 19th-century Al Jahili Fort and discover more of Abu Dhabi’s history at Al Ain National Museum. Then cool off at the tranquil Al Ain Oasis.

Abu Dhabi dining

Abu Dhabi dining

Try the Arabic welcome offering of rich coffee and sweet dates. Sample the exquisite exotic flavours in ‘Al Harees’. Or have your taste buds tantalised by succulent ‘Al Majboos’, with its spicy, tangy notes. For an unforgettable gastronomic experience, dine at the Michelin-starred Hakkasan restaurant in the stunning Emirates Palace.

Abu Dhabi attractions and activities

Abu Dhabi attractions and activities

Experience the exhilaration of whizzing down the six-person tornado water slide at Yas Waterworld. Or feel the G-force on the Formula Rossa roller coaster at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. Go camel trekking and dune bashing in the desert. Or hone your golfing skills on the internationally renowned Yas Links course.

Abu Dhabi beaches

Abu Dhabi beaches

Saadiyat Island boasts the finest beach in Abu Dhabi, with its sugar-white sands and crystalline waters. Try water sports at the private hotel beaches along the Corniche – day passes are available for non-hotel guests. Or take a boat trip out to one of Abu Dhabi’s remote islands for seclusion.

Top things to do in Abu Dhabi

Discover our most popular tours, activities and attractions in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi Hop-on hop-off tour.
Abu Dhabi Hop-on hop-off tour

Explore at your own pace – see Yas Island and the Sky Tower.

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Visit glittering and glamorous Dubai.
Visit glittering and glamorous Dubai

Discover the Gold Souk, Burj al Khalifa and the Jumeriah Mosque.

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See Abu Dhabi from the air.
See Abu Dhabi from the air

Take your adventure to the skies to see the spectacular Arabian Gulf.

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Discover Ferrari World.
Discover Ferrari World

Explore the world of Ferrari at this high-octane theme park.

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Abu Dhabi weather

Prepare for the weather before your holiday

Average seasonal temperatures°C/°F
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  • 25°Feb
  • 28°Mar
  • 33°Apr
  • 38°May
  • 39°Jun
  • 40°Jul
  • 40°Aug
  • 39°Sep
  • 35°Oct
  • 30°Nov
  • 26°Dec
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
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Average daily sunshine (hours)
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