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Shopping in Abu Dhabi
This mall features a 100m high viewing platform, an ice rink, a bowling alley, an indoor trampoline park, a woolly mammoth, musical fountains, hundreds of big name brands, and endless dining choices. A true Abu Dhabi landmark.
Abu Dhabi Mall9 MILES AWAY
With over 200 shops and an average of 40,000 visitors a day, this is more than just a shopping destination. Has plenty of restaurants and coffee shops, and a kid’s play area, with brands from H&M to Zara to Micheal Kors and Carolina Herrera.
The Galleria15 MILES AWAY
Experience it all at The Galleria – Abu Dhabi’s foremost lifestyle destination on Al Maryah Island, with spectacular waterfront and cityscape, The Galleria has the world’s most renowned brand outlets - including 50 Abu Dhabi ‘firsts’.
World Trade Centre (WTC) Mall13 MILES AWAY
On the site of the old Central Market, which was the business and trading hub - you can find this contemporary interpretation of a traditional Abu Dhabi market, connected to the WTC Mall. A perfect place to shop for treasures old and new.
Yas Mall18 MILES AWAY
The capital’s ultimate destination for shopping, dining and entertainment on Yas Island. With 370 stores and more than 60 restaurants and cafes, a 20-screen cinema, and connected to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. It is 2nd largest mall in the UAE
Arts and Culture in Abu Dhabi
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque0.6 MILES AWAY
Reflecting pools, 1000 columns, the world’s largest hand-knotted carpet, 24K gold chandeliers, 82 domes and room for 40,000 worshippers make this TripAdvisor’s number one city attraction. An unparalleled place of beauty and inspiration.
Emirates Heritage Village16 MILES AWAY
Explore a traditional oasis village in this open air museum. Featuring workshops about traditional skills and handicrafts, many which you can try for yourself. A small souk sells souvenirs, and it’s a great photo spot. See where “old meets new.”
Louvre Abu Dhabi13 MILES AWAY
The Louvre Abu Dhabi is an art and civilization museum, bringing “humanity to light.” An inspired collection designed to bridge east and west, within an iconic building designed by Jean Nouvel on Saadiyat Island. A must see destination.
Women's Handicraft Centre5.7 MILES AWAY
A humble showcase for local arts and crafts, with a museum and shop. Local female artists create and display oils, souvenirs, incense, local dress, Sadu (a local threadwork), and weaving baskets. Discover the colorful glimpse of Emirati culture.
Beaches in Abu Dhabi
The Corniche Beach8.5 MILES AWAY
The most popular beach, with plenty of green walkways and options to play, shop, and eat. The crystal blue waters and sugary sand inspire fun in the sun, and its a great place to people watch. Live like a local here, this is the city’s playground.
Saadiyat Beach15.5 MILES AWAY
Recharge your inner spirit on this natural beach island, with sandy white sands, pods of dolphins and occasional sea turtle sightings. Sun loungers and umbrellas can be rented, and this idyllic setting is beautiful at sunset.
Al Bateen Beach5.6 MILES AWAY
800 meters of immaculate beach on the western side of Abu Dhabi island, this spot is popular for beach and water sports activities. It’s ideal for a waterfront picnic at sunset, and open to the public.
Yas Beach18 MILES AWAY
Situated on Yas island, this beach club offers a swimming pool, kids play area, water sports, multiple dining outlets, and full service bar. It is a lively atmosphere with emerald green waters, soft sand, and views of the mangroves.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi18 MILES AWAY
Rev up yourself at this high-adrenaline theme park. You cannot miss the iconic Ferrari emblemed red roof, where you will find the world’s fastest roller coaster, Formula Rossa and dozens of car themed attractions. Has a great Ferrari car museum too.
Warner Bros. Studios Abu Dhabi22 MILES AWAY
One of the world’s largest indoor theme parks, six immersive lands will bring together all your favorite Warner Bros. characters and stories under one roof to offer you an enthralling, captivating day out for all to enjoy
Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital18 MILES AWAY
First of its kind and world renowned, this is the place to learn about the UAE’s beloved sport falconry and how these majestic birds are cared for. Excellent tour and exhibits, and great photo opportunity for you to hold a falcon.
Emirates Palace10 MILES AWAY
Built at a cost of three billion US dollars, this showpiece is designed to impress. All that glitters is real gold, and the marble, domes, and bespoke tapestries are impressive. Home to the famed gold cappuccino, a popular Instagram moment.
Sports and Fitness
Yas Marina Circuit17 MILES AWAY
Home to the annual F1 Grand Prix, you can also enjoy walking, running and cycling on the track for free certain nights each month. The track has a viewing area, karting area, and even do a few hot laps in a high performance car
Saadiyat Beach Golf Club15 MILES AWAY
A beach front course, in a natural environment that often includes wildlife sightings of mountain gazelles, dolphins and hawksbill turtles. It’s a PAR 72 course, designed by Gary Player. Considered by many to be one of regions’ best
Al Forsan International Sports Resort9 MILES AWAY
World class sports in one place: motor sports, water sports, equestrian, shooting, paintball- even windsurfing as well as en extensive traditional sports complex. Truly unique to the region, there is not a sport one cannot try at this resort.
Mangrove Kayaking3 MILES AWAY
An eco-friendly, memorable way to tour some of Abu Dhabi’s most cherished wetlands. Home to an array of flora and fauna, be on the lookout for sea turtles and dugongs- the UAE’s endangered sea cows in the mangroves on a guided tour
165 Below art gallery
Take a walk through this fluid space, showcasing a diverse selection of curated artistic interpretations on the blazing modernity and the glorious past of the Arab world. Buy a one-of-a- piece for your own collection.
Afternoon Tea at Andaz Lounge
Take a moment to relive your adventures with the traditional afternoon tea in the lounge. Exchange memories and moments with fellow urban nomads as you exchange hidden gems found and explored.
Andaz Salon events
Perfomance, multi-media, and artistic events held throughout the year to feed the creative mind. Open to the public, the salons are designed to encourage conversation and spark inspiration for all. Check the events calendar for more details.