Fly to Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways and experience an enchanting city whose glamorous present can only be equalled by its fascinating past. In the capital of the United Arab Emirates, proud ancestral traditions are the perfect backdrop to the wonders of 21st century elegance and sophistication.
Top 5 THINGS TO DO IN ABU DHABI
Whether you enjoy shopping, sightseeing or simply relaxing in a spa – there is something for everyone on holiday in Abu Dhabi. Here are our top picks at Etihad Airways:
1. Step through the gates of Qasr al-Hosn and into a world that has been protected within the stone walls of this magnificent palace-fortress since the mid-18th century.
2. Discover the history of Abu Dhabi and learn about the life of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the ‘Father of the Nation’, at the Zayed Centre?3. Feel the rush of the Ferrari World theme park, and if you dare, rise to the challenge of the Formula Rossa, the fastest roller coaster in the world.
3. Admire a masterpiece of modern Islamic architecture, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the world’s largest and most beautiful religious structures?5. Feel the anticipation and excitement in the air at Yas Marina circuit, home to the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Experience one of motorsports’ greatest races and take part in a Driving Experience of your own.
There is more! Take the plunge at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Waterworld, take a walk around a traditional souq, or embark on one of many thrilling guided city tours by land or sea – Abu Dhabi sights are unparalleled. The city’s compact size makes it easy to get around too, so visiting is always a pleasure.
SHOPPING IN ABU DHABI
Shopping in Abu Dhabi is something of a national pastime.
Its remarkable diversity means you can find everything from traditional perfumes, handicrafts, and spices at small souk-like outlets, or pick up the latest designer clothes at ultra-modern malls.
RESTAURANTS IN ABU DHABI
Abu Dhabi offers some of the best cuisine in the world. Taking its culinary inspiration from the East and West, restaurants in Abu Dhabi offer a delicious fusion of flavours from all over the world. From comfort food to fine dining, there are restaurants to suit every taste bud.
BOOK WITH HALA ABU DHABI
Booking the ultimate Abu Dhabi getaway is easy with Hala Abu Dhabi – Etihad Airways’ travel management company. Hala Abu Dhabi offers tours; safaris; sports and golf packages; and great value accommodation. Visit www.etihad.com/hala-abu- dhabi or call + 971 2 5990700.