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Secret Hotels Abu DhabiA world of enchantment and majestic splendour awaits you in Abu Dhabi, a welcoming heartland full of culture, heritage and 5-star luxury. The city boasts such a host of attractions, from international sporting institutions to island retreats and exclusive shopping – there’s something in Abu Dhabi for everyone, whether you’re travelling alone, with family, loved ones or on business. As the capital city of United Arab Emirates, it is a hub for finance and business of global importance and the home to various federal government offices and its President. Over recent years, the city has rapidly grown and developed, seeing a huge influx of industrial, commercial and political operations establish themselves, to become the cosmopolitan metropolis it is today.

There are numerous operating airlines, departing from over 85 cities around the world, that fly into the award-winning Abu Dhabi International Airport, commended for the friendliness of its staff, the striking design and the superior services. So wherever you’re coming from, your adventure in Abu Dhabi is bound to set off to a good start. Getting around the city is made simple by the meticulous planning in the road system, and the excellence of public and private transport.

The choice really is yours when it comes to how you spend each day of your visit. Thrill-seekers will delight in the drama and action at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, where you can ride the world’s fastest roller coaster, Formuala Rossa, and battle through thick jungle or icy plains in an exhilarating 4-D experience. For real natural beauty that is undisturbed by man, don’t miss the mighty sand dunes in the Empty Quarter which stretches for miles. If wildlife is your thing, you’re in for a treat with the impressive variety of creatures, big and small, at any one of the Al Ain Zoo, Arabian Wildlife Park and Al Ain Camel Market. If you would prefer to be lying on a beach, cocktail in hand and the opportunity to dip into clear blue waters, there are several beautiful islands off shore, as well as luxury beach resorts that offer world-class luxury.

Secret Hotels have selected and arranged a list of the finest accommodation options in the city, to save you the hassle of having to trawl websites and comparison sites to find the best deals. The hand-picked hotels are guaranteed to offer you the best value for money on guest rooms and suites to ensure that you can enjoy your whole trip to Abu Dhabi to the fullest. No hotel wants empty rooms, which is why they offer substantial discounts – up to 35% – off the standard rates in order to fill them, and keep their names a secret until after you’ve booked. Whatever the purpose of your visit and whatever your preferences for accommodation type and services, there’s one to suit your exact needs – from 5 star Beach and Golf Club Resorts to boutique style B&Bs. Book today to begin your Abu Dhabi adventure!

Luxurious apartments in the commercial district – 5 star – Abu Dhabi

For a luxurious home away from home in one of the most up and coming and vibrant cities in the world, these luxurious apartments in the commercial district are the perfect accommodation option. These lavish apartments are jam packed with luxury features and opulent furnishings. Each kitchen is fully equipped with every state of the art appliance needed, such as fridge freezer, a washing machine and dryer and even a fully stocked mini-bar, and there is dining area and living room for entertaining friends or sharing a private romantic meal with your special someone. The beautiful bedrooms are wonderfully comfortable with plush duvets on every bed and air-conditioning for a relaxed and restful night’s sleep after a busy day exploring all that Abu Dhabi has to offer.

Abu Dhabi is becoming one the world’s most exciting destinations, perfect for families, friends or couples holidays alike and there is a plethora of amazingly fun activities and attractions on offer. For thrill seekers, take a trip to the exhilarating and unique Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the first and only Ferrari theme park in the world, telling the story of the Ferrari through fun and exciting rides and attractions. See the largest collection of Ferraris, second only to Maranello, Italy, the birthplace of the Ferrari, or brave the world’s fastest roller coaster the Formula Rossa that reaches breath taking speeds of 240 kmph.

Get back to nature at the Al Ain Zoo and see a wonderful collection of over 4,000 wild animals and 180 different species in spacious and natural enclosures similar to their natural habitats. Partnered with such world renowned zoological establishments as San Diego Zoo and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums the Al Ain Zoo strives in its wildlife conservation efforts and to protect and nurture endangered species. The zoo makes a great day out for adults and children alike, with plenty of green areas for playing and picnicking. There are also many fun interactive activities with the animals such as camel rides, a chance to feed the Giraffes and the Elezba petting zoo where families can feed and play with camels, goats, llamas, sheep, chickens and ducks.

Basing yourself in Abu Dhabi’s thriving commercial district means that staying in these amazing apartments you will be surrounded by some of Abu Dhabi’s best shops, bars, cafés and restaurants as well as being able to access all that this fantastic city has to offer with ease and convenience.

Central hotel overlooking the Gulf – 4 star – Abu Dhabi

For a fun and luxurious experience of Abu Dhabi this central hotel overlooking the Gulf ticks all of the boxes. With its stunning sea side location you can enjoy the Arabian Gulf in style at the hotel’s own private beach, relax all day on a sun lounger or take part in one of the many water sports and activities available from the hotel. Challenge friends or family to a game of squash or tennis at the hotel’s fitness centre or indulge in a massage and many other spa treatments. Spend a romantic evening with your loved one in the chic lounge bar or dance the night away with your friends at the hotel’s very own night club! Don’t miss out on a chance to experience the plethora of amazing activities and deluxe services available at this truly unique and wonderfully opulent hotel.

On top of the abundance of activities and features available at the hotel, there is also much to see and do on the hotel’s doorstep and the added bonus of this hotel’s ideal central location allows you to explore this exciting city with ease. For a spot of Emirati culture visit the Abu Dhabi’s Cultural Foundation, a fantastic arts and education centre in downtown Abu Dhabi. The centre hosts a wide selection of art exhibitions, concerts, lectures and events as well as many hands on workshops and classes.

For a fun filled day out for the whole family, visit the nearby Al Ain Golf and Equestrian club. Home to around 155 horses and world class facilities including a 3,000 metre race track the equestrian centre is perfect for seasoned riders and first time beginners alike, offering visitors a wide variety of riding disciplines and expert tuition for adults and children. Or take a swing at the amazing golfing facilities, the picturesque grass course is described as challenging yet tranquil, with many water features to conquer as well as Arabian Gulf’s farthest Par 5 hole at a huge 678 yards the course is fun and exhilarating. There is also a nine-hole academy course that is floodlit at night, perfect for those wanting some late night practise.

If all these activities have you exhausted then why not indulge in a spot of retail therapy? At the Abu Dhabi you can do just that, and then some, treat yourself to top designer fashions, accessories, home ware and so much more then relax and refuel in one of the large variety of delicious restaurants and cafés.

Great views, luxury and a lovely getaway – 5 star – Abu Dhabi

This splendid Secret Hotel, ‘Great views, luxury and a lovely getaway – 5 star – Abu Dhabi’, has absolutely everything you could ever imagine a five star luxury getaway could provide and then so much more. Deluxe services will cater to your every need so you can relax and unwind at the hotel’s spa and beauty salon or get in a round of golf at the hotel’s own private course, driving range and putting green. If you fancy a day on the beach, the hotel has its own private shuttle service that will take you straight there as well as offering city tours so you can see all the sights with ease and convenience. On top of all of the superb activities and service within and outside of the hotel, the rooms themselves are so lavish and beautiful you may not even want to leave, with plush duvets on large and sumptuously comfortable beds, fluffy bathrobes for your in-room spa and private balconies overlooking breath-taking views of Abu Dhabi’s stunning landscapes.

In addition to the copious attractions at this amazing Secret Hotel, there is also much of Abu Dhabi’s wonderful sights and things to do close by and the hotel offers a car transfer service to take you wherever you want to go. For a glimpse into Abu Dhabi’s Islamic culture and traditions visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, a magnificent and visually stunning monument to Islam it is situated at the entrance to Abu Dhabi City Island and on the burial sight of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the first president of the UAE, symbolising how the mosque is emotionally and spiritually in the hearts of every citizen of the United Arab Emirates.

To continue discovering the traditional cultures and history of the United Arab Emirates then take a visit to the Zayed Heritage Village, a re-creation of an Emirati Village that wonderfully demonstrates typical Bedouin daily life. The village is a great attraction for all ages, with many hands on activities such as artisan demonstrations presenting weaving and glassblowing, a falconry display and lots of camels, goats and Arabian horses to see. Stop for a bite to eat at the mouth wateringly delicious Arabic restaurant and taste the local delicacies, or pick up some souvenirs at the little souk where you can barter you way to a great deal on local produce and hand crafted items such as soaps, silver jewellery and clothing. A stay at this marvellous hotel perfectly combines pure five star luxury and indulgence as well as allowing you to explore the history and culture of this vibrant and exciting city.


Landmark hotel in the capital city – 5 star – Abu Dhabi

Do not miss out on a once in a lifetime opportunity to stay in a landmark hotel in the capital city, with every opulence and luxury imaginable it absolutely deserves it’s five star label. The rooms are lavishly decorated and sumptuously comfortable with every feature you could need. Relax and indulge at the hotel’s health spa where you can treat yourself with a massage among other treatments or if you fancy a new look visit the in-hotel hair salon. When you are not exploring the delights of Abu Dhabi, spend a day on a sun lounger at the hotel’s outdoor swimming pool or if you are feeling energetic get in a work out at the fitness centre and gym. Spend your nights enjoying your favourite drinks and dancing with your friends at the hotel’s very own nightclub.

In addition to the large variety of deluxe facilities and activities on offer at the hotel itself Abu Dhabi’s wealth of fantastic attractions as well as a rich culture and history is sure to amaze. Visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque for a true taste of Abu Dhabi’s traditional Islamic culture. This splendid mosque is visually breath taking in its beauty and size as one of the largest mosques in the world it can house an amazing 41,000 worshippers at one time. With magnificent domes and beautiful columns and the dazzling white exterior that reflect off of the bright blue reflecting pools. See the mosque at sunset for the magical evening colours and light, explore and discover this stunning work of art away from the crowds and in the cooler evening air.

Or, if you are looking for an action packed day of fun and thrills then the only place to be is at Ferrari World, the perfect day out for all ages. As the first and only Ferrari themed fun park in the world today you can learn the history of the Ferrari through exhilarating rides and other exciting attractions. If you are feeling brave then experience the stomach turning speeds of 240 kmph on the Formula Rossa, the world’s fastest roller coaster. You can also see the second largest collection of Ferraris outside of their original birth place of Maranello, Italy. There is so much more to see and do in Abu Dhabi, from fine dining to luxury shopping, gorgeous golf courses and blissful beaches all while staying in one Abu Dhabi’s most exclusive and lavish hotels.

Modern chic and exciting experience – 5 star – Abu Dhabi

For a modern, chic and exciting experience, this Secret Hotel is sure to amaze! With a wealth of deluxe services and fantastic features you are guaranteed not only an incredibly relaxing and serene stay but also one filled with five star luxuries and opulence. Get pampered at the spa, with massage and many other delightful treatments available, enjoy the deluxe gym facilities or simply sit back and unwind in the Jacuzzi and sauna. The rooms also create a peaceful yet lavish environment, beautifully decorated and packed full of deluxe and state of the art features such Bang and Olufsen flat screen TVs and DVD players as well as a butler service to provide anything else you may need.

Not only is this stylish hotel home to an abundance of amazing services and facilities, you can also benefit from it’s fantastic location on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island, allowing you to explore many of Abu Dhabi’s best attractions and sights with ease. With breath taking coastal views and a beautiful marina with plenty of chic restaurants, bars and cafés where you can enjoy a delicious meal or drink with you friends and family or have a romantic evening with a loved one, while the sun sets over the water. During the day get active with the many exciting water sports and activities available, try your hand at Stand Up Paddling and don’t loose your balance as you row around the marina- a great new challenge to enjoy for all ages!

Another amazing day out in Abu Dhabi is at Ferrari World, the world’s first and only Ferrari theme park. Discover the story of the Ferrari from the beginning with interactive exhibits and hair-raising rides, including the fastest roller coaster in the world, the Formula Rossa that hits speeds of 240 kmph! At Ferrari World Abu Dhabi you will also find the world’s largest collection of Ferrari’s outside of Maranello, Italy, the birthplace of this iconic vehicle.

If all that activity has you exhausted then there is no better place to relax and unwind than amongst the natural beauty of Yas Island Beach. Get away from it all in this stunning organic oasis, a world away from the hustle and bustle of Abu Dhabi’s modern city streets. The area around the hotel is also home to a plethora of other great activities, as well as mouth wateringly delicious dining, buzzing bars and clubs and designer shopping in addition to many interesting cultural events at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

Unique and luxurious hotel in Abu Dhabi – 5 star – Abu Dhabi

This one of a kind five star Secret Hotel has become quite iconic in recent years for its incomparable luxury and opulence as well as its quality of services, its number of amazing facilities and features and its unique style and design. The deluxe rooms are designed with a fusion of European and Middle Eastern cultures and styles while also being sumptuous, lavish and providing the most comfortable stay imaginable. Further your relaxation at the hotel’s health and beauty spa where you can receive a wealth of different treatments to truly pamper and indulge yourself. Enjoy the Emerati sunshine and heat and spend the day in a sun lounger by the hotel’s private outdoor swimming pool, or get active in the state of the art gym- there is no limit to the amazing features of this unique and luxurious hotel in Abu Dhabi!

Benefit from this amazing five star hotel’s ideal location, with many of Abu Dhabi’s top sights and attractions just moments from the hotel, the hotel also offers city tours so you can see all there is to see in this exciting and vibrant city. For a true taste of Abu Dhabi’s thriving culture visit the nearby Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, with many different interesting and educational activities and events happening year round, such as art exhibitions showcasing local and international talent, musical recitals and concerts, interactive events and conventions and much more such as the upcoming visit from the legendary Moscow Circus.

Also close to the hotel is every sports fan’s paradise, the Zayed Sports City, a pride of Abu Dhabi that makes sports exciting and accessible to everyone allowing you to challenge yourself to try something new like figure skating and ice hockey at the ice rink or have a chance to play your favourite sport. There are also a whole host of live sporting events to see from football to WWE and so much more.

Discover Abu Dhabi’s traditional Islamic culture and history and visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, a truly stunning work of art and architecture with huge domes and magnificent columns in brilliant whites and golds that shine wonderfully in Abu Dhabi’s sunshine and reflect beautifully in the peaceful reflecting pools. It is also among one of the world’s biggest mosques holding 41,000 worshippers at a time, a sight not to be missed on a trip to this exciting city!

Breathtaking views of the capital gardens – 5 star – Abu Dhabi

This beautiful Secret Hotel can guarantee five star quality and comfort as part of a well known and globally trusted chain you can rest assured that you will receive nothing less than luxury during your stay here. With truly excellent business and leisure facilities the hotel caters perfectly to every type of trip, from business visits to a fun family holiday or a romantic getaway for two. Indulge in one of the many fantastic spa treatments available, get active at the top of the range gym or take a dip in either the indoor or outdoor swimming pools. Spend your evenings at one of the gourmet restaurants, and enjoying the hotel’s fun and amusing evening entertainment, suitable and enjoyable for all ages, or dance all night long with your friends at the hotel’s very nightclub and experience breathtaking views of the capital gardens. On top of the amazing features of this luxurious hotel, every room is beautifully furnished and wonderfully comfortable providing the perfect environment to relax and unwind after a busy day exploring the sights of Abu Dhabi.

The hotel also benefits from an ideal down town location making many of Abu Dhabi’s best and most popular attractions easily accessible. The hotel itself has wonderful views over the city’s Capital Gardens and they are also a great place to explore, a welcome natural space among the urban jungle of downtown Abu Dhabi with picturesque little garden coves and children’s adventure play grounds as well as a large pond with beautiful fountains erupting from the centre. The Capital Gardens are the perfect place to escape the buzz of the city, get back to nature and enjoy the Abu Dhabi sunshine.

Abu Dhabi’s city centre is home to many great sights and activities from fine dining to deluxe shopping at the Abu Dhabi Mall and so much more. However you can easily get out of the hustle and bustle of the city and visit some of Abu Dhabi’s stunning beaches, The Corniche is a beautiful eight kilometre stretch of white sand beach that boasts some of the cleanest and safest swimming water that you will find anywhere in the world. The coast is lined with chic restaurants and cafés as well as great paths along the shoreline. Why not rent a bicycle and discover the breath taking natural beauty of the Arabian Gulf for yourself?

Urban luxury in the heart of the city – 5 star – Abu Dhabi

This wonderfully modern hotel perfectly combines contemporary style and five star luxury with every deluxe service and features to ensure a lavishly comfortable and enjoyable stay. Each room is furnished to the uppermost standard and includes every facility you could need whether you are staying with children, friends or a loved one the hotel strives to cater for your every need, and a personal butler service is available for every room. Enjoy the beautiful United Arab Emirates weather at the hotel’s private outdoor swimming pool, or treat yourself to a day of pampering at the health spa and beauty salon with a wealth of amazingly indulgent treatments available, as well as a sauna and steam room where you can simply lay back and relax. We hope you enjoy your slice of urban luxury in the heart of the city.

In addition to the hotel’s abundance of fantastic features and facilities, it’s great location situated in the heart of the city allows you to make the most out of your visit and explore all there is to see in this vibrant and exciting city. For a great day out at one of UAE’s best shopping malls, visit the nearby Al Wahda Mall for the top local and international fashion designers, jewellery and cosmetics as well as high class home furnishings, sports equipment and apparel and so much more. When you’ve shopped until you’ve dropped then the Al Wahda Mall has a whole host of delicious restaurants, cafés and many other food kiosks serving up mouth-watering treats from around the world, from Cold Stone’s Creamery ice cream to Kosebasi Turkish cuisine. Not in the mood to shop? Then no problem, The Al Wahda Mall is also home to fantastic entertainment and activities such a nine screen state of the art cinema that shows the best and newest Hollywood releases. Or for a great day out with the family visit Wanasa Land with the best family entertainment under one roof in Abu Dhabi, including indoor paintball, bumper cars, bowling, a video arcade and even rock climbing!

Abu Dhabi is also home to stunning natural spaces, such as parks and beaches. The Capital Gardens is a well maintained green space within the city that has beautiful garden coves, a great spot to picnic with a loved one or play with the kids. Or enjoy the pristine blue waters and white sand beaches of the Abu Dhabi Corniche, a gorgeous seaside area with plenty of stylish restaurants and cafés lining the walking and cycling paths along the shore.


Top deal close to airport and Sheikh Zayed mosk – 4 star – Abu Dhabi

This fantastic and brand new Secret Hotel, ‘Top deal close to airport and Sheikh Zayed mosk – 4 star – Abu Dhabi’, is the perfect place for families, friends and couple alike, offering modern and trendy accommodation that caters for all needs. The rooms are not only spacious and luxurious but are also incredibly comfortable and filled with every feature needed for an enjoyable stay. The hotel also has the option of apartments for a deluxe home from home. Relax and get pampered at the hotel’s spa, with many indulgent treatments on offer or take a dip in the private swimming pool. Spend your evenings enjoying a romantic meal for two with your loved one or a fun dinner with friends and the traditional shisha lounge is also a great place to relax and catch up with friends and family.

This trendy deluxe hotel is also ideally located close to the airport and the rest of Abu Dhabi’s best activities and attractions are easily accessible from the hotel. The Shiekh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of Abu Dhabi’s most iconic sights is just around the corner from the hotel and a must see attraction on a visit to the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Learn about Abu Dhabi’s rich history and interesting Islamic culture and traditions in one of the world’s largest mosques, being able to hold around 41,000 worshipers at a time. Take in the splendid beauty of this architectural work of art, with its magnificent white domes and large columns decorated with gold as the bright sunlight bounces of the shimmering reflecting pools. A fantastic time to see the mosque is at sunset, when the light is beautiful, the crowds are gone and the air is cool.

For a great day out for all ages visit the Al Ain Zoo, with an amazing collection of 4,000 animals from 180 different species you can see these incredible animals in their large natural enclosures that closely emulate their habitats in the wild. The Al Ain Zoo also does fantastic wildlife conservation work as well as the protection and nurture of many endangered species and are partnered with some of the worlds most respected zoological establishments such as San Diego Zoo. There is so much to do and see here, from discovering wild animals from around the world to the adventure play parks for the kids and even getting up and close with lots of fun creatures at the Elezba petting zoo where you can feed and play with llamas, goats, sheep, camels and even giraffes!


Traditional style hotel in Al Gharbia – 4 star – Abu Dhabi

For a wonderful traditional style hotel in Al Gharbia, outside of the urban hustle and bustle of Abu Dhabi’s city centre, this Secret Hotel is the perfect option. With many luxury services that make your trip as easy and convenient as possible such as airport transfers and valet parking. Each room is decorated to the highest standard and are not only lavish and comfortable but are fully equipped with every feature and facility you could want or need. Relax and unwind in the sauna and steam room, get in your workout at the hotel’s fitness centre and gym or simply lounge in the beautiful sunshine by the hotel’s own outdoor swimming pool.

The hotel’s fantastic location in Al Gharbia means that a whole host of amazing activities and attractions are on your doorstep. Al Gharbia is an oasis of stunningly beautiful nature spanning between the desert and the sea and home to seven of Abu Dhabi’s major cities. It is also where you can find some of the world’s largest and highest sand dunes and beautiful shore lines that stretch over 350km, with many great water sports and desert activities on offer, such as desert camping under the open sky of shimmering stars. In addition Al Gharbia hosts some of the rarest wildlife in the whole of the United Arab Emirates.

Visit nearby Mirfa for stunning white sand beaches and excellent water sports and activities from rowing to kite surfing on the spacious beaches or try your hand at a range of different water sports such as paragliding, kayaking and stand up paddling. Head into the city that sits on higher ground giving breath taking views of the coast line and a perfect place for dolphin watching! The tranquil city is great place to spend a clam yet fun day exploring the local markets and touring the city on camel back. Al Gharbia is often described as the place where the desert meets the sea, and the deserts here hosts just as many exciting activities as the seaside. Visit Liwa for some of world’s largest sand dunes and the home of many annual desert races, the iconic sand dune that is known as Tel Moreed, or the The Hill of Terror, is a paradise for adrenalin junkies with races down the 300 metre slope. Whatever you are in to you will be spoilt for choice with amazing things to do and see in Al Gharbia and a stay in this beautiful hotel is without doubt the best way to experience Abu Dhabi.