Culture meets modernity

Confluence of culture and modernity, Abu Dhabi is known for its unique blend of luxury and style infused with the traditional values of culture and respect.With sunshine embracing the pristine beaches and turning the spectacular sand dunes into a sea of gold, the emirate creates a vibrant oasis with its cosmopolitan lifestyle.The capital city of the United Arab Emirates has been recognised for its massive oil reserves and majestic mosques with towering minarets combined with world class infrastructure.Abu Dhabi not only offers a perfect holiday experience but also an excellent regional platform for businesses to collaborate from across the world.It does not matter which part of the world you come from, the city is ready to unfold a unique dimension that will introduce you to a whole new world of Arabic hospitality.

When you visit Abu Dhabi you may like to…

Discover the dunes
You could treat yourself with an adventure filled dune-bashing experience on a desert camp that could be arranged by the local travel operators.  Concluding with amazing barbeque delights the desert will take you closer to the horizons of nature as the beauty of the desert spreads under the sparkling umbrella of starlit sky.

Go back in time
Abu Dhabi Heritage Village which is located near the Abu Dhabi Breakwater unfurls the rich heritage that lays the cultural foundation of the emirate.  The experience will take you closer to the history of the city as you get a first-hand experience of how the Bedouin lived several years ago.

Touch new heights
Take a trip to explore the highest point in the UAE, the Jebel Hafeet.  A two hour drive from the Abu Dhabi, Jebel Hafeet is located in Al Ain. The best time to visit this place is in November or December as the temperatures fall sharply towards the evenings making it an inimitable experience.

Go on a cruise
You could take a cruise on a luxury yacht or board a commercial dhow to view the beautiful sunset on the Arabian Coast. The cruise offers you with an experience to not only enjoy nature’s bounty but also relish a variety of food in a buffet dinner.

Indulge in some retail therapy
You should not miss to indulge in some retail therapy while visiting Abu Dhabi. You may visit the Madinat Zayed Gold Souk to buy some great jewellery which could make a real souvenir item for your loved ones.

General Info
Largest of all the emirates in the UAE, Abu Dhabi occupies around 80 per cent of the country’s total land mass. With nearly 200 islands that fall into its territory, the emirate offers a rich blend of culture, tradition and modernity.The climate in the city could range from being pleasantly warm to extremely hot. The mercury could rise up to 40°C / 104°F during the scorching weather in July and August. Therefore, tourists usually plan their vacations anytime between November and February.However, with a variety of festive activities throughout the year, it could always be the right time to explore this amazing emirate – Khaleejtimes