The United Arab Emirates for decades has earned the reputation of the ultimate holiday destination in the Middle East. Its mosaic of luxury etched with an undiluted charm makes it a nation that you can never get tired of. Year after year, new creations sprout out and new attractions emerge. The most brilliant minds have left the most brilliant marks here and one must visit UAE to bask in its unique, empowering and cosmopolitan ambience.
The capital Emirate of the UAE is Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi retains much of the charm of UAE’s past. It truly deserves its title as the capital Emirate because it holds the true essence of the UAE which are the traditions and exquisite Arab aura of the nation. Abu Dhabi takes you on a whirlwind ride of luxury, history and authentic dessert scenery. You can do it all in Abu Dhabi. Try basking in the Corniche or roam the Oasis City of Al Ain. The feeling is magical and truly authentic Arabia. If you are more of the wild and adventurous sort, there are the glorious dunes in the Empty Quarter desert found in Al Gharbia. You can do it all, feel it all and see it all in these golden hills; true Arabia comes to life in this part of Abu Dhabi. To bask in authentic tradition that is glorified by the religious beliefs of the nation, the magnificent Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is your place to go. Boasting architectural magnificence and world records in so many features, no one visiting Abu Dhabi should miss this mosque of grandeur. This Emirate is known for its historical magnificence because throughout the region you find castles and fortresses built several decades and even centuries’ back in time. The significance of these locations is so strong that it has actually been listed as official UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
This is only part of the wonders for there are natural islands, scary roller coasters and the Jebel Hafeet; all fantastic things to do and places to explore in this exciting Emirate. After a fulfilling day out in Abu Dhabi, come home to the Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas. These luxury hotel resorts truly emulate the magnificence of this Emirate making it the finest of all luxury hotels in the UAE.
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