For beachfront vibes, catch-ups with friends and fun-filled family days out, Hudayriyat Island is your one-stop destination. Just across the water from Al Bateen you’ll find everything you need for a great day or night, from sports facilities to restaurants, glamping to play parks and more.
Take your pick from football fields, running tracks, indoor and outdoor basketball and tennis courts, bike parks, cycling tracks, skate parks, an obstacle course and watersports.
Are there beaches in Abu Dhabi? Yes - and Hudayriyat Island has a spacious one! Unwind on the soft sand, cool off in the glittering turquoise sea, indulge at one of the many restaurants or food trucks, soak up the historical and cultural attractions on the Heritage Trail and spend the night in a luxury tent.
All day by the beach
The Marsana waterfront promenade offers fun and sunshine for everyone. Kids will love the dedicated splash park, swimming pool and play area. Hudayriat beach is the ideal chilling spot, especially for watching exquisite sunsets, and if you’re feeling active, there’s an outdoor gym, a network of cycle paths, a skate park, beach volleyball, jet skis and banana boats. The sunny marina boasts a selection of restaurants and boutiques, plus there are several art installations and exhibitions to appreciate.
Take adventure to the extreme
At Circuit X adventure park, thrill-seekers of all ages will be in their element at four exclusive parks. Little ones will love Splash Park, where they can run wild between wet and dry play areas and splash fountains. Improve your board skills at the Skate Park, which features a training area for beginners, ledges, handrails, quarter pipes and bowls for shredders. The BMX Park is one of the largest asphalt pump tracks in the UAE – the ideal place to perfect your bike tricks. Over at Ropes Park, you can tackle a three-level ropes course with 31 obstacles, a 100m zipline and a 50-foot climbing wall that also offers incredible views of Abu Dhabi.
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Frequently asked questions about Hudayriyat Island
Is Hudayriyat Island free?
Yes, Hudayriyat Island is free to enter.
Where is Al Hudayriat?
Hudayriyat Island is south of the main Abu Dhabi downtown island opposite Al Bateen. You can access the island via Al Bateen.
Can you swim at the Al Hudayriat beach?
Yes, you can swim in the sea at Hudayriat beach.