Abu Dhabi is the largest emirate of the United Arab Emirates and the capital city. The city is a sprawling modern metropolis that has sprung up from the arid sands of the Arabian Peninsula. It has become an increasingly popular destination for both holidaymakers and business travelers. The city is a fascinating blend of the traditional and the contemporary as the home of the world’s largest hand-loomed carpet, the fastest roller coaster, the tower with the greatest lean and the largest cluster of cultural buildings of the 21st century. It is also home to Masdar City, a planned city project (the first reduced carbon emission city) as well as Yas Island.
The city’s top attractionsAbu Dhabi offers opportunities to appreciate the UAE's history through museums and cultural excursions. You can also experience this unique culture by taking a stroll around the marina, soaking in the ambience at the many shisha cafes.
If you enjoy shopping, indulge yourself with a luxurious shopping trip to Yas Mall and Marina Mall. Thrill seekers can watch a stimulating motor race at the Yas Marina Circuit and visit Ferrari World. Cultural buffs can observe architectural landmarks such as the Sheikh Sayed Grand Mosque or the Observation Deck at 300.
Ready to relax? Take a stroll along the famous Corniche or unwind in the sun at one of Abu Dhabi's many public beaches, including Yas Island beach. Other attractions such as the Emirates Palace and Yas Waterworld on Yas Island are also stimulating factors for your visit.
Whether you are visiting Abu Dhabi for work or pleasure, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island is a superb place to stay. Situated on the newly developed Yas Island, this chic hotel is just an hour drive from the Abu Dhabi city center and ten minutes’ drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport.