The capital of United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi is an exotic destination in the Middle East. Although the city was once extremely conservative it is currently promoting its tourism industry and attracts visitors from around the world. Today Abu Dhabi hosts head offices of some of the major oil corporations in the world, vast shopping malls and luxury hotel chains. It is a place where you can experience the exotic east combined with elements of the west as well. Most of the government establishments of the United Arab Emirates are located in Abu Dhabi making it the financial, political, commercial and cultural hub of the Emirates.
Located on the east of Abu Dhabi, Al Ain is a fascinating garden city. Literally meaning ‘spring’, it gets its name due to the vast reserves of underground water found beneath the city. Al Ain has a history spanning 3,000 years and it is also the birth place of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the United Arab Emirates’ first president. The city has numerous gardens each designed in a unique way. Tree lined avenues and blooming roundabouts add to the scenic beauty of the city. Al Ain has become a popular holiday destination for locals and foreigners alike.
You will find a number of Indian restaurants in Abu Dhabi. They cater to the needs of vegetarians as well. In addition there are some Chinese restaurants and international fast food outlets in the city. However, keep in mind that during the month of Ramadan most of the eateries in the city are closed during day time, although you will see a delightful array of dishes in the evening when the fast is broken. However, most hotels do keep one restaurant open during the day to serve non Muslim customers.
When it comes to accommodation Abu Dhabi has a myriad of luxurious options to choose from. Abu Dhabi, Eastern Mangroves is one such option where you can indulge in luxury while enjoying the breathtaking natural beauty surrounding the hotel. This hotel in Abu Dhabi will pamper you with the very best in service and hospitality along with a range of contemporary comforts.