The stunningly diverse landscapes will take you from cosmopolitan city centres, to serene desert, pristine beaches or lush oasis in the blink of an eye. Combine this with year-round sunshine, and the distinctive Arabic hospitality and you have a destination that can offer you the best of all worlds.
The capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, gives holiday makers the advantages of a modern city perfectly combined with ancient traditions. Sightseeing, world class shopping, modern facilities, and luscious landscapes combine with year-round sunshine and distinctive Arabic hospitality to give you a destination that truly offers the best of all worlds.
Abu Dhabi city itself bursts with vibrancy and state of the art facilities, luxurious hotels, spas, and designer golf courses blend with distinctive Arabian landmarks such as the recognizable white marble exterior of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, well worth a visit as the only mosque in the Emirate open to non Muslim guests.
It is truly a A destination of distinction
Climate: Travel between October and May. Sunshine and blue skies are guaranteed almost every day in Abu Dhabi, and rainfall is almost non-existent.
Best time to go: November thru April.
Flying time: 7 hours
Our preferred airlines: British Airways, Etihad Airways and Emirates Airline
Do I need a visa? British nationals do not require a visa. Other nationalities should check with their embassy.