Much like Dubai, Abu Dhabi has a reputation for year-round sunshine, fantastic beaches and luxury hotels and restaurants.
While the city has undergone a rapid progression in its modernisation efforts, it has not been quite as swift as that of Dubai, giving it a very unique atmosphere.
Islands close to Abu Dhabi, such as, Al Maryah and Saadiyat are still in the process of taking shape, but the skyline is nevertheless already an impressive site.
The capital city of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi sits on an island in the Persian Gulf. As the oil exports skyrocketed, so did the city’s skyline.
Boasting some of the world’s most visited attractions like Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Emirates Palace, Marina Mall, and the Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi has been attracting scores of tourists over the past decade.
Things to see in Abu Dhabi: