abu dhabi
a wonderful city to visit, on a wonderful cruise

September 2021

 

Never mind the year-round sun, the fantastic scenery, the pristine beaches or the amazing wildlife. It’s Abu Dhabi’s extraordinary buildings that make you gasp in awe! This exotic capital leaves you lost for superlatives – here are the world’s biggest theme parks, best views and most fantastic constructions. There’s even a man-made island with sandy dunes, Al Lula Island, with a 4km breakwater to protect Dhabi from the Arabian Gulf’s high tides.



Or marvel at the city’s Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Built with 1,000 jewel-encrusted, marble-panelled columns standing in its outer areas, it incorporates architectural styles from different Muslim civilisations, and is the world’s only mosque to capture interactions between Islam and other cultures.

 

Bringing you literally up to speed, the Ferrari World theme park on Yak Island under a 200,000-m² roof, is the world’s largest indoor amusement park, with more than 20 extraordinary rides including the world’s fastest rollercoaster.


Then there’s the 8km Corniche Road, home to Abu Dhabi’s super-rich, stretching across eight kilometres of manicured waterfront and the stunning, lifeguarded Corniche Beach.
And the Emirates Palace Hotel, another
enchanting landmark, surrounded by 85 hectares of artistically landscaped gardens and with 1.3 km of private white sandy beach, And be sure to visit the Saadiyat Cultural District, home to world class galleries and an annual art fair, it’s regarded as the cultural hub of the Middle East.

 


Our Cruise with Confidence conditions means you can change your plans free of charge up to 15 days before your departure.