The best hotels in Abu Dhabi for a luxury staycation

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It’s now a whole lot easier to travel to Abu Dhabi after the UAE’s capital announced a negative COVID-19 PCR test was longer required to enter the emirate.

With this in mind, as well as the cooler weather approaching, what better place to escape to than to the UAE’s capital?

A plethora of luxury hotels awaits in Abu Dhabi offering exceptional services to cater to all your needs.

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Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel

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Unwind at this unique mangrove setting situated on the edge of the capital. This urban waterfront retreat, offers a host of experiences ranging from award-winning spa services to mangrove kayaking, making the experience all the more unforgettable. Located in the heart of Abu Dhabi, the hotel boasts a unique setting with scenic views of the emirate’s skyline. Guests can lay back and relax all day at the hotel’s waterfront swimming area or even regain their energy with the on-site Turkish hammam rituals.

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Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

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Located on the pristine white beach of Abu Dhabi’s breathtaking Saadiyat Island, this one-of-a-kind five-star property showcases a regal setting with uninterrupted views of the Arabian Gulf. With a range of intimate dining options to suit every guest’s taste and mood, the resort exudes casual elegance to reflect the resort’s beachside setting. From a fully-equipped banquet hall for events to a spectacular outdoor venue accompanied by a host of leisure facilities, there’s plenty that this resort has to offer.

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Emirates Palace

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Treat yourself to an unparalleled getaway at this luxury haven. This luxury hotel offers a pristine beach and marina with stunning Arabian interiors and exceptional five-star service. Bringing a new experience to the heart of Abu Dhabi, each room is elegantly designed with beautiful rooms of the landscaped gardens making your stay even better. Connected to the pristine Arabian Gulf, this hotel blends Arabic tradition with breathtaking modernity. Located on west corniche road, guests can enjoy exquisite views during their stay.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Abu Dhabi

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Escape to a world of opulence with this Venetian-inspired property that features an outdoor pool and eight restaurants. With a holistic spa to revitalize the senses, this five-star accommodation has a host of onboard facilities ranging from large outdoor pools to health club benefits at the venue. Located just a few kilometres away from the ornate Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the hotel is situated in the Al Maqta area with a host of other activities nearby.

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The Abu Dhabi EDITION

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Designed with a sophisticated neutral palette, this hotel embodies vibrant living with a laid-back atmosphere. From bespoke sensory treatments at the spa to a modern menu at the restaurants which celebrate world-class ingredients, there are more than enough activities on board. Situated in the downtown district on the waterfront of Al Bateen Marina, this majestic property is located in the heart of Abu Dhabi. With state-of-the-art fitness centres and other luxe facilities, you’re sure to be entertained at this venue.

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The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa

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Offering a one-of-a-kind experience in the Middle East, this resort is situated on Abu Dhabi’s premier golf course. With a wide selection of restaurants, bars and other onboard activities, the property becomes the ultimate recreation destination. In addition to the 27-hole championship course, the facilities also include a workout studio and three pools. Guests can re-energize in the luxury rooms at the all-facing golf course and wake up to stunning views of the city.

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Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island

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Enjoy an elegant escape to Hilton’s luxurious property with relaxing suites in Abu Dhabi. Whether you’re in the mood for some refreshing drinks or upbeat tunes, Capila Pool Bar and Grill is the place to indulge in gourmet dining. Guests can dine at Osmo Lounge and Bar with stunning views overlooking Yas Bay. Situated 10 minutes away from Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, this relaxing destination offers a bespoke family experience with a range of kids amenities upon request. Pamper yourself at eforea spa with body scrubs, wraps, facials and massages along with a range of other luxurious treatments. Located at Yas Bay in Yas Island, this staycation is one to definitely not miss out on.

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