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Enjoy a taste of luxury by beholding Abu Dhabi's sprawling skyscrapers and affluent shopping centers.
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates, as well as its largest and most developed territory. When spending time in Abu Dhabi, you can expect towering skyscrapers, upscale resorts, high-end shopping malls, pristine beaches, and a number of attractive golf courses. Their public transportation system of buses and taxis can bring you to some of the city’s most popular landmarks. Aside from the usual tourist attractions, Abu Dhabi is a fabulous city to have many unique experiences. For example, you can drive race cars, ride a camel through the desert, go on wild safaris, and of course, learn about the local culture and traditions.

The "best time" time to visit Abu Dhabi is pretty broad, as it depends on what kind of experience you’re looking for. The weather is at its best between December and March, but if you choose to travel in the spring or fall, you can still enjoy pleasant weather without the peak crowds.

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Destinations for Cruises from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Cruise Lines with Cruises from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Deluxe Cruise Lines

These cruise lines fit (quality and, usually, price-wise) somewhere in between Premium and Luxury cruise lines.

A country club casual atmosphere can be expected on these lines, as can be elegant accommodations and gourmet cuisine. These cruise lines are a great option for adults looking for a upscale, yet laid back, vacation.

Unique itineraries are often available on these cruise lines, as their small-to-mid-sized ships can visit ports of call that large ones can't get to.

The pricing on Azamara Club Cruises includes select beverages and pre-paid gratuities, while the pricing of Viking Ocean Cruises includes shore excursions and select beverages.

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Mainstream Cruise Lines

Value is a key feature of these popular cruise lines, as they offer lots of activities, entertainment and dining options, along with a variety of stateroom types. Some of the cruise lines in this category have ships with unique innovations like water slides, rock-climbing walls, ice-skating rinks, surfing simulators, bowling alleys, and boardwalks.

Their ships are usually anywhere from mid-sized to very large "mega" ships, accommodating thousands of guests. These ships give the feel of being in a large resort.

Mainstream cruise lines are a great option for just about everyone (including multi-generation families, and first-time cruisers), and typically have great youth programs.

During the cruise, entertainment may include Broadway productions, Vegas-style shows, comedians, and music. Some of these lines have select formal nights during the cruise. Specialty restaurants are becoming more and more common (some which have a cover charge for this type enhanced dining experience). Buffets are usually available throughout the day, besides room service, and the main dining room(s).

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  • Deluxe Cruise Line
  • Ships: 4 (684 - 702 Guests)
  • Select Spirits, Beer & Wines Include
  • Gratuities Included
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Celestyal Cruises
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  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 2 (1,260 - 1,266 Guests)
  • Greek-Based Cruise Line
  • Fares Include Port Charges, Gratuities
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Costa Cruises
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  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 12 (1,484 - 5,224 Guests)
  • Largest Europe-based Cruise Line
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MSC Cruises
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  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 23 (1,952 - 6,762 Guests)
  • Kids Sail Free
  • True Italian Hospitality
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Things to do near Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Abu Dhabi, along with a brief description:

♦ Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

When spending time in Abu Dhabi, a visit to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is an absolute must! Not only does it rank as one of the largest (and most beautiful) mosques in the world, but it also showcases a multi-cultural blend of architecture unlike anything you’ve ever seen. This mosque is free to enter and guided tours are available so you can learn more about its construction, architecture, and historical insights. Please note that there is a strict dress code to enter the mosque, so if you plan to visit, ensure that you pack accordingly.

♦ Yas Island

Located just 30 minutes from the city, Yas Island is a huge tourist attraction with many exciting highlights, including the Yas Marina Circuit. The Circuit hosts the annual Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and you can also sign up to test out the track yourself! Another highlight is the Yas Marina, which overlooks the circuit and accommodates super yachts from all over the world. Families can enjoy Yas Waterworld, which features over 30 rides, including a number of exciting thrill-rides that adrenaline junkies will love! There’s also an 18-hole golf course, a giant mall, and a beach where you can simply kick back and enjoy the sunny weather.

♦ Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

If Yas Island doesn’t provide you with enough thrills, you might consider stopping by Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. This giant award-winning indoor amusement complex features the world’s fastest roller coaster (Formula Rossa), as well as a few other thrilling coasters, go-karts, simulator rides, and family-friendly rides. Visitors even have the opportunity to drive a Ferrari! This is another great activity for families, large groups, and adrenaline junkies who love to go fast!

Average Monthly Weather for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


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