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SECRET HOTELS ABU DHABI

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!

New jewel in Abu Dhabi – 5 star – Abu Dhabi

To truly experience the opulence and five star luxury that has come to epitomise Abu Dhabi then this new jewel in Abu Dhabi is the one for you. With seemingly endless amazing features, beautiful and luxuriously comfortable rooms this hotel exceeds any expectation of what five star entails. Enjoy a cocktail or champagne with friends in the club lounge or indulge in a massage at the hotel’s spa. Get in a workout at the state of the art gym or take a dip in the outdoor pool, enjoy the endless Abu Dhabi sunshine and take in the stunning coast at the hotel’s own private beach.

There is so much to see and do in Abu Dhabi and there is something to suit all tastes and ages. Abu Dhabi is something of a golfers paradise, with beautiful courses created from the desert land and adjacent to the stunning coast each different course brings with it a completely new golfing experience, from Oceanside courses, Links facilities, championship standard parkland or even the unique Al Ghazal all sand course. As one of Abu Dhabi’s best kept secrets, this eco-friendly course has a great mix of par 3s, 4s and 5s as well as brilliant putting surfaces and is also a great course for all the family, with a teaching academy and wonderful facilities in the clubhouse. Abu Dhabi’s fantastic golfing experience allows you to play a different course everyday for six days in a row.

Alongside the contemporary glamour that has come to be synonymous with Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates is steeped in fascinating history and traditional culture and there many ways for you to discover Abu Dhabi’s heritage. With Arabia’s traditional Islamic customs at the heart of its culture, Abu Dhabi creates the perfect marriage between new and old as well as urban and natural spaces. Visit Al Ain heritage heartland to see one of the world’s oldest inhabited settlements that is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are many wonderful different locations to visit such as oases, archaeological sites, historical tombs that date back to 2500 B.C and vestiges of prehistoric life. There is also the Heritage Village that recreates how a traditional oasis village would have looked and functioned, see craftsmen demonstrate traditional metal work and pottery allowing you to try your hand as well, this lovely little village gives you an interactive view into Abu Dhabi’s past.

The capitals most vibrant hotel – 4 star – Abu Dhabi

For a fun filled experience of the United Arab Emirates, experience the capitals most vibrant hotel. With an abundance of fantastic features it promises a great time for all it’s guests- treat yourself to one of the many amazingly indulgent treatments available at the hotel’s spa or enjoy a romantic drink with your loved one with stunning views of the city and the coast line at the hotel’s stylish roof top bar! The hotel rooms are not only chic looking but are also luxuriously comfortable with every deluxe feature imaginable such as LCD flat screen TVs and IPod and IPhone docking.

In addition to the numerous amazing activities and features at the hotel itself, you can also benefit from its fantastic location with many of Abu Dhabi’s best attractions on the hotel’s doorstep. Enjoy the amazing Emirati heat and sunshine on Abu Dhabi’s idyllic beaches. Visit Abu Dhabi’s lovely Corniche for a fun day by the sea, the Corniche Road has wonderful pedestrian and cycle paths allowing you to take in the true beauty of the Corniche and the road is lined with great little cafés and delicious restaurants for a stop along the way. The impeccable beaches are the pièce de résistance of the Corniche, having won awards for the cleanliness of the water and the upkeep of the beaches they are the perfect place to spend a day relaxing in sun and having fun with friends and family.

Also near by the hotel is the visually breath taking Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, with architecturally astounding domes and columns and gold gilded chandeliers it is a truly magnificent sight. The pool surrounding the mosque reflects the sun light onto the white and gold exterior during the day or visit at sunset when the evening light highlights the splendour of the mosque, as well as being able to enjoy all there is to see and learn in the cool evening air.

For sports fans the perfect place to visit is Abu Dhabi’s Zayed Sports City, a vibrant hub for sports of all kinds that focuses on making sports fun and accessible to all, promoting healthy and happy lifestyles for the people of the UAE and visitors alike. Try your hand at a range of different and exciting sports from dance, ice sports and classic grass sports or see one of the many amazing sporting events that are hosted here year round.

Famous quality hotel in the heart of Abu Dhabi – 5 star – Abu Dhabi

With this famous quality hotel in the heart of Abu Dhabi you not only get amazing five star luxury but an amazing location surrounded by all the wonderful attractions and vibrant streets of Abu Dhabi. The hotel itself has an abundance of fantastic features and deluxe services that ensure your stay here is as luxurious and enjoyable as possible. Offering useful facilities such as airport transfers, free wifi throughout the hotel and in the rooms as well as climate control in the rooms for ca omfortably cool environment to relax and unwind at the end of a busy day in this buzzing city.

With so much on offer in Abu Dhabi you will be spoilt for choice with it’s great attractions, fun activities and stunning sights and with the hotel’s ideal central location you wont have to miss a thing. For a true taste of Abu Dhabi’s traditional Islamic culture visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, a visually stunning piece of architecture that is a work of art in itself, with large domes, thousands of columns and pools that reflect the brilliant sunlight as well as the worlds largest hand weaved rug- it truly is a sight to behold! Another great way to discover Abu Dhabi’s traditions and history is to visit the Heritage Village, recreating a typical oasis village visitors are offered a hands-on insight into the rich and intriguing history of Abu Dhabi and its traditional customs. Here you can see demonstrations of the original methods of pottery crafting and metal work by craftsmen and even have the chance to have a go yourself.

For some serious retail therapy the place to go is the Madinat Zayed Shopping Centre, situated in the heart of the city and just a stone’s throw from the hotel it is a true shoppers paradise with an abundance of amazing fashions, home-ware, accessories and cosmetics, electronics and so much more. The Madinat Zayed Shopping Centre also prides itself on its wonderful collection of beautiful jewellery shops, selling gold, diamonds and pearls imported from around the world as well as the Madinat Zayed Gold Centre.

After a busy day exploring the city what better way to relax and refuel than at Abu Dhabi’s number one rated restaurant, Brasserie Angelique. A classic French style brasserie with a great choice of French cuisine created by passionate and dedicated chefs, all in a cosy yet chic atmosphere.

 

Unique beach hotel near Abu Dhabi mall – 5 star – Abu Dhabi

This visually remarkable Secret Hotel overlooks stunning white sand beaches and is perfectly located in the centre of the city. With wonderfully luxurious features and services and amazing lavish rooms you are guaranteed the true five star treatment. Enjoy the hotel’s fantastic health club, with tennis courts, a spa and outdoor swimming pool, or make the most out of the glorious Abu Dhabi sunshine in style on the hotel’s private beach, relax on a sun lounger, take a dip in the sea or enjoy a cocktail with friends at the beach club. Or simply unwind in the opulent bedrooms, with sumptuously comfortable beds, stylish décor and deluxe ensuite bathrooms complete with your own Jacuzzi bath.

This unique beach hotel near Abu Dhabi mall means that you can enjoy the stunning sights of the Abu Dhabi coastline all from the comfort of the private beach, or take a short trip to Abu Dhabi’s Corniche area. World renowned for it’s picturesque seaside cafés and restaurants, pristinely clean beaches and award winning clean and safe swimming water. The Corniche road is lined with delightful cafés, stylish bars and delicious restaurants, rent a bicycle and ride down one of the many cycle friendly paths to take in all the beauty of this eight kilometre stretch of seafront.

The hotel also benefits from being near to Abu Dhabi’s best shopping district and the astounding Abu Dhabi Mall an absolute dream for anyone in need of serious retail therapy or if you fancy some window-shopping. Home to the crème de la crème of men and women’s designer fashions, accessories and deluxe jewellery, chic home furnishings, sports equipment and apparel, cosmetics and much, much more. You don’t even have to worry about your children getting bored while you shop until you drop, they can play and learn all day with other kids from around the world at the Kidoos children’s entertainment centre. Certified carers will provide story telling, shows, games and other activities for a fun filled day for your kids. Or make a it family day at the Grand Cinema within the mall, see the latest and greatest Hollywood blockbusters and enjoy a great family meal at the Hard Rock Café, or make it a date night with a loved one and enjoy a romantic dinner for two and a great film to enjoy together.

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!