Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates and one of the most world’s most exciting new leisure destinations. Brightsun Travel can offer the best in luxury holidays to Abu Dhabi, staying in some of the world's most opulent, yet surprisingly affordable hotels. The renowned Emirates Palace, located on its own private beach of the beautiful Corniche waterfront, is both a hotel and a landmark attraction in itself. The Abu Dhabi Corniche curves the western side of the main Abu Dhabi island, and is a perfect spot to lounge on white sandy beaches, cycle public pathways or wander through parks and gardens overlooking the city’s impressive modern skyline.
A fine example of Islamic architecture, is the magnificent Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, with the capacity to host over 40,000 worshippers. The Grand Mosque is a marvel, made of pure white marble and semi-precious stones, with gold chandeliers dotted with Swarovski crystals. The Grand Mosque is open to visitors, offers free guided tours, and is often the cultural highlight to a stay in Abu Dhabi.
Close by the city is Yas Island, home to the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi theme park and Yas Waterworld. Yas Marina Circuit, the venue for the F1TM Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, is located here surrounded by sparkling superyachts in Yas Marina, whilst nearby Yas Mall offers dining and shopping opportunities galore. Those staying in one of Yas Island’s fine array of hotels have complimentary access to Yas Beach, with sunbeds, food and beverage outlets and watersports available.
Beach lovers shouldn’t miss Saadiyat Island (meaning ‘Happiness’ Island) which has nine kilometres of pristine, white sand beach. You can often spot dolphins playing in the warm turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf. Saadiyat has two beachfront 5-star hotels, a championship ocean golf course and is soon to be home to the Saadiyat Cultural district, which will see the opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi.
Brightsun Travel has extensive knowledge of Abu Dhabi’s best hotel options and can help you tailor make exclusive holidays to Abu Dhabi, with flights options on the world’s leading airlines and accommodation in some of the region’s, if not, the world’s, finest hotels.