Thinking about a short break? Abu Dhabi is a pleasure to explore and an easy choice for a quick getaway. Get ready to explore diverse and fascinating attractions in Abu Dhabi in a short period of time.
Yas Island: A breathtaking destination off the coast of Abu Dhabi, the man-made Yas Island features plenty of entertainment options. The island is linked to the mainland by an expressway and can be accessed via Saadiyat Island.
The Corniche: The Abu Dhabi waterfront popularly known as the Corniche is a picturesque stretch of road extending 9 kilometres along the sandy beaches. Many classy hotels & restaurants and residential complexes such as the Marina Mall and Abu Dhabi theatre are in the Corniche area. The government has arranged for excellent facilities for many outdoor Abu Dhabi activities like cycling, running, children’s activities, and volleyball, swimming and picnicking. It is also a high profile destination for many signature events like Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the World of Music, Art and Dance (WOMAD) and Volvo Ocean Race.
Heritage Village: Neighbouring the Corniche, the Heritage Village provides an insight into the early Bedouin lifestyle of the Emirati people and the discovery of oil. Reconstruction of mud brick houses, old wells, fishing villages and souks mirror the traditional life of the bygone times. Traditional craftsmanship such as metal work, pottery and weaving are also on display, where visitors can try their hand at these unique skills.