Located on the island Al Bateen, the Bateen Shipyard offers visitors a unique chance to view and learn about an ancient and traditional Arabic ship building process. The site can be found on the island’s west coast and those who visit here can witness craftsmen carving teak planks and turning them into traditional wooden dhows. One also has a chance to see fishermen bringing in their catch on dhows. Travellers in search of luxury Abu Dhabi hotels can stay at Desert Islands Abu Dhabi. One of the premier Abu Dhabi resorts in the region, the property offers luxurious accommodation and the very best in contemporary comforts.