Rich in history and natural beauty, the United Arab Emirates offers a truly exciting holiday adventure and those staying at Abu Dhabi beach hotels can experience this rich splendor. Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara is one such Abu Dhabi resort that is located on the enchanting island of Sir Bani Yas. Those looking to soak up some local culture can head to the mainland where you can visit such attractions as the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. The UAE’s largest mosque, this awe-inspiring place of worship is the main site for Friday prayers. Featuring materials from all over the world, the Grand Mosque showcases a variety of design styles, mainly Moorish and Mughal architecture in relation to the construction of mosques. Apart from its stunning domes, other key elements at the site include one of the world’s largest carpets, Swarovski crystal encrusted chandeliers and the main prayer hall’s 96 marble columns.
Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.