Learn why you should visit Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat Village, from its beautiful sites to its fantastic food! It's a fun experience for the whole family.
It’s hard not to be impressed by Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island. The region has stunning architecture, beautiful beaches, world-class dining, and many activities to enjoy.
When you visit Abu Dhabi it’s easy to feel world’s away. Read this article to learn why a trip to Abu Dhabi’s beautiful Saadiyat Island will be a memorable experience for the whole family.
When you travel to Abu Dabi you can expect a world-class dining experience. Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island offers a variety of cuisine from around the world.
Enjoy sushi created by some of the word’s best sushi chefs, fresh seafood, and steaks cooked just the way you like them. An Abu Dhabi tourist who enjoys food will feel welcome and at home in the culinary scene.
Try local middle eastern favorites like manakeesh, fresh falafel, and seasoned kebabs. Or stick with an old favorite like pizza or a hamburger and fries. Whatever you are in the mood to eat you will be able to find it in Abu Dhabi.
It’s not just the selection and quality of food that will impress you, but also the dining experience. Many of Abu Dhabi’s restaurants are located in scenic areas of town and offer al fresco dining experiences.
These restaurants are decorated in a contemporary style and offer an elegant ambiance for you and your family to enjoy. Dine-in style or take your food to go and enjoy it back at your hotel. It’s up to you.
When you travel to Abu Dhabi be sure to take in some of the cultural attractions the region has to offer. Take a morning tour of the beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Abu Dhabi’s landmark building.
This popular tourist destination is clad in Macedonian white marble and fuses elements of Mameluke, Ottoman, and Fatimid design while still look quite modern. Artisans decorated the mosque with glasswork, mosaic tiling, and intricate carvings.
Non-muslims are welcomed into all areas of the mosque and tours are available.
When visiting Abu Dhabi you can’t miss the Louvre Abu Dhabi. This is the Middle East’s most spectacular museum and it features art from the neolithic period all the way up to the present day.
Wander through the museum and you’ll find panting by Picasso, art from ancient Egypt, and many more. There are over 12 galleries, a permanent collection as well as many temporary collections on display.
The Louvre is the cultural heartbeat of Abu Dhabi. The museum’s contemporary architecture is a reason to visit in itself. It’s vast silver dome stretches out over the waterfront in magnificent form and beauty.
This is the first of three world-class museums planned to open on Saadiyat Island. The other two Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi are still in the planning phases but are sure to be just as grand as the Louvre.
We promise Saadiyat Island’s natural beauty will leave you speechless. Take a dip in the turquoise waters at Saadiyat Public Beach. The beach is nine kilometers long and it’s a perfect spot for a day out to enjoy the sunshine.
The public beach is perfect for families because lounge chairs, showers, bathrooms, lockers, and changing rooms are provided. Enjoy the beautiful weather and views of the ocean from the shore.
You may even get the chance to see the Hawksbill sea turtles. The turtle’s nest on the beachfront every year. These turtles are listed as critically endangered as the population has declined by 80%.
See a different side of Abu Dhabi as you kayak along with the mangrove forests that ring the islands surrounding Abu Dhabi. Kayaking tours are available for all levels of experience.
Learn about the importance of the mangrove forests to the ecology of Abu Dhabi and explore the city forests on a fun tour. Tours are available during the day as well as at night. Paddling through the mangroves after dark is a unique experience you will want to tell your friends back home about.
If kayaking isn’t your thing but you still want to get out on the water try a boat tour. There are many island-hopping boat tours and sunset boat cruises available to choose from. No paddling is required.
If you enjoy golfing you must visit the Saadiyat Beach Golf Course during your Abu Dhabi tour. The Saadiyat Beach Golf Course is the region’s first golf course with ocean views from the course.
This Gary Player designed masterpiece plays off the natural beauty of Saadiyat Island’s magnificent white sandy beaches and offers a truly unique playing experience.
This eco-conscious course has stunning seaside views. If you are lucky you may even be able to see dolphins playing in the Arabian Gulf.
The course features three saltwater lakes and restored beach and dunes provide natural hazards. This is a challenging course even for the most skilled golfer.
The course was designed for professionals and amateurs in mind to bring each an enjoyable playing experience. The total yardage starts at 5,290 although the course can be extended to 7,784 yards for pros.
After a round of golf head to the clubhouse to grab a refreshing beverage and socialize. You can even enjoy lunch in the dining area. The clubhouse is outfitted with a gran Terrance perfect for prize-giving ceremonies or an outdoor social event.
Visit Abu Dhabi Today and See For Yourself
When you visit Abu Dhabi and the Island of Saadiyat it may be difficult to return home. Many of Saadiyat Island’s residents decided to stay and make it their home after a family vacation.
At First Choice Properties, we understand the needs and concerns of international buyers. Whether you plan to buy or rent property in Abu Dhabi our professional agents will help you find the right property that suits your needs.
Contact us today and we’ll help you make Saadiyat Island your family’s new home.