A Venetian-inspired, luxury beach resort in the heart of Abu Dhabi, set amidst beautifully landscaped gardens with its own private beach overlooking the Grand Canal.

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal features luxurious guest rooms and suites, as well as 85 private villas. This beach resort also boasts The Ritz-Carlton Club, a private floor accessible only by elevator key offering five complimentary food and beverage presentations throughout the day with dedicated concierge service.

Inspired by the 15th to early 17th century Renaissance architecture and the urban planning of the city of Venice, Italy, this elegant beach hotel offers a choice of outdoor terraces and butler service.

The all-encompassing spa occupies a 2,000-square-metre beachfront stand-alone building and provides holistic rejuvenation and relaxation in a serene, meditative setting. Taking inspiration in traditional Bedouin culture and their use of colours, textures and most notably their metal works in jewellery, the ESPA spa takes the guests on a journey into tranquility. In addition to 16 luxuriously appointed treatment rooms, guests can enjoy separate female and male outdoor areas and their perfectly manicured lush greenery that bring respite during summer months and are a private oasis that comes with its own plunge pool and waterfall. A pristine private beach is reserved for the use of spa guests only who can also take advantage of the resort’s striking scene-stealer, the massive 1,600-square-metre outdoor swimming pool.

All rooms open onto lush gardens with direct views of the pool, gardens or Grand Canal. Relax on the resorts private sandy beach or in the pools, that are lifeguarded during the day.

Accommodation details


Khor Al Maqtaía, Abu Dhabi City
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
PO BOX 91888

Check-in Details:

Normal Check-in: 15:00
Normal Check-out: 12:00


8.4 mi / 13.6 km from city centre

Room types and facilities

Total Number of Rooms - 532


Sleeps 2, Bed Type: King(s) or double(s)  Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, In Room Movies, Private bathroom, Satellite television, Separate Shower, Air conditioning, Separate Bath, Minibar, Television


Sleeps 3, Bed Type: King(s) or double(s)  Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, In Room Movies, Private bathroom, Satellite television, Separate Shower, Air conditioning, Separate Bath, Minibar, Television


Sleeps 2, Bed Type: King(s) or double(s)  Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, In Room Movies, Private bathroom, Satellite television, Separate Shower, Air conditioning, Separate Bath, Minibar, Television


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General facilities

  • 1 Pool
  • Health club
  • Massage services
  • Live entertainment
  • Pool Bar
  • Spa
  • Aerobics instruction
  • Coffee shop
  • Elevators
  • Exercise gym
  • Non-smoking rooms (generic)
  • 1 Children's pool
  • Internet services
  • Hairdresser/barber
  • Off-Site parking
  • Hair dryer
  • Kids Club
  • On-Site parking
  • Playground
  • Outdoor pool
  • Baby sitting
  • Dry cleaning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Children's nursery
  • Complimentary in-room coffee or tea
  • Business center
  • Concierge desk
  • Sauna
  • Beauty shop/salon
  • Ironing board
  • Laundry/Valet service
  • Room service
  • Currency exchange
  • 3 Lounges/bars
  • Onsite laundry
  • 10 Restaurant
  • Shop

Other facilities

• A kids club is available for 4-12 year old children, offering a range of activities during the day

• Complimentary WiFi in public areas.

Dining information

• The Forge - the signature steak house paired with the worlds finest wines. Private dining rooms and a variety of seating options provide the ultimate dining experience

• Li Jiang - a modern Southeast Asian restaurant with an open kitchen offers all things spicy, authentic and Oriental. Try the outdoor terrace affording spectacular views of the Sheikh Zayed Mosque

• Mijana - Contemporary Arabic restaurant showcasing the very best in Lebanese and regional cooking

• Giornotte - designed to resemble a classic Italian villa, the all-day dining restaurant serves light Mediterranean fare and features a lovely outdoor brick patio with a wooden deck overlooking the gardens

• Dolce - Italian-style cafe that offers fine coffee, espresso, home-made ice cream and light fare

• Al Fresco - outdoor dining pool and beach restaurant

• Alba - a classic lobby lounge with exciting specialty drinks, freshly made salads and sandwiches

• Pool Bars - Enjoy cosy chats and refreshing hand-crafted beverages

• Sorso - a traditional Ritz-Carlton bar offering a great selection of drinks and bite-sized meals

• For guests taking advantage of the free half board upgrade, half board includes lunch or dinner (excluding drinks) and meals have to be taken in the main restaurant, Giornotte. Dine-around credit does not apply to this offer.

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