Explore Abu Dhabi
Boasting some of the world's most beautiful landscapes, Abu Dhabi is made up of three main regions (areas) – the UAE capital city and its surrounds, Al Ain (Eastern Region) and Al Dhafra (Western Region). Thanks to its geographically diverse scenery and rich culture and history, the districts within these regions are a dream to explore. Enjoy exquisite desert sunsets in the Empty Quarter, kayak through mangrove forests, marvel at ancient UNESCO World Heritage sites, visit awe-inspiring architectural landmarks, museums and galleries, wander beneath palm trees in centuries-old oases, go wild at adventure and theme parks, relax at luxury resorts and shop in some of the world's best shopping malls.
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Things to do in Abu Dhabi
Frequently asked questions about Abu Dhabi's areas.
Where can I relax in Abu Dhabi?
Everyone needs time to unwind, and in Abu Dhabi, you can easily enjoy a spa and wellness retreat, check into a cosy hotel or resort, or lounge around at one of the many stunning beaches.
Where is the best area to stay in Abu Dhabi?
There is a large number of hotels and resorts located across Abu Dhabi.
The best areas to stay in Abu Dhabi are:
- Saadiyat Island
- Al Reem Island
- Al Raha
- Abu Dhabi Corniche
- Al Reef
- Al Maryah Island
- Al Zahiyah and Al Markaziyah
Which cities are in Abu Dhabi?
Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).