5 Experiences To Elevate a Luxury Excursion to Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, a fellow emirate and neighbour of Dubai, is the UAE’s capital and the second most populous city in the country. If you haven’t yet made the short trip to visit Abu Dhabi from Dubai, then it is well worth your time.
Even if you’ve already been, there’s plenty there to draw you back.
No less so than these five experiences, which offer unparalleled luxury and an exclusive way to see what the city of Abu Dhabi has to offer.
Private city tour of Abu Dhabi
This activity makes for a brilliant and personalised introduction to Abu Dhabi for first-time visitors or anyone who wishes to explore more of what the city offers.
You can even be picked up straight from your home or hotel in Dubai and whisked away to Abu Dhabi. Trips take place in a luxury climate-controlled vehicle, and your comfort and wishes take precedence.
Your private tour can include all of Abu Dhabi’s most famous sights, like Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Emirates Palace, Yas Island and the Heritage Village.
The luxury of the Al Waha Cabins at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi
Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is billed as ‘water’s greatest playground’. This fun-packed theme park has something for everyone, from thrill-seeking adrenaline lovers to the tiniest of tots.
Try the Jebel Drop, a white-knuckle plummet on the region’s tallest water slide, or sit back and relax on the lazy river.
For a one-of-a-kind experience, head to the aqua cinema to watch Legend of the Lost Pearl. This is literally a fully immersive 5D experience as you’ll enjoy the film while being in water yourself, soaking up the wizardry of special water effects and other spellbinding cinematic magic.
A luxurious addition to your day at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi can be made by reserving an Al Waha cabin. These are private cabins with butler service can serve as a very comfortable base for a day at the park.
Come and go as you please, enjoying complimentary towels, a safe and a mini fridge. The exclusive cabana Abu Dhabi menu means you can kick back and relax with some mouthwatering treats in your cabin.
Private Yas Marina Circuit experience
Yas Marina Circuit offers several experiences tailored to guests looking for unique or luxury days out. The circuit is best known as the home of Formula One’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. However, outside of race weekend, it hosts year-round events and experiences for motor sports enthusiasts and speed lovers.
You can ride shotgun with a professional racing driver, sprint around the track in a supercar or take an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour. In addition, there are Polaris drift and drag race car experiences on offer, amongst many other tempting days out.
The pinnacle of VIP experiences here is the Premium Car Track Day. This allows guests to bring their own vehicle or vehicles to take for a spin on the full Grand Prix track.
You also get access to the main pit garage, seven hours of uninterrupted track time, and a full concierge service. You also have the option of hiring a luxury villa with a private chef close by in the track area.
VIP experience at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi
If a theme park on dry land is more suited to you, then look no further than the VIP experience on offer at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. The Flash Pass is available so you can avoid queues and head straight to the front of the line. This is ideal if you are short on time or just can’t wait to get in the middle of all the action.
Amongst Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi’s most popular attractions is Batman: Knight Flight. The ride sweeps you through the dark skies of Gotham City. You’ll climb, drop, spin and roll.
Fast and Furry-ous is a Roadrunner-themed coaster. Buckle up for a wild ride alongside Wile E. Coyote as he chases his nemesis.
Dhow dinner cruise
For an alternative way to see some of the city’s sights and to round off a perfect excursion to Abu Dhabi, a dhow dinner cruise is perfect.
Abu Dhabi has a spectacular skyline which is best seen from the water, especially at night. Dinner aboard a traditional dhow makes for a memorable evening with friends and family or a romantic evening with your partner.
Dhow dinner cruises set off along the Corniche, offering panoramic views along the way.
Enjoy fantastic fish and other seafood from local waters or delicious meat or vegetarian dishes as you gaze up at the wonderful scenery. This is a delightful opportunity to reminisce on a relaxing day or weekend spent in Abu Dhabi while making one last memory before heading home.
These five luxury experiences merely touch the surface of what is on offer in Abu Dhabi.