Destination guide

The charming area of Abu Dhabi awaits your stay

The beaches and desert provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Abu Dhabi. This romantic city is known for its shopping, sporting events and cafes. Abu Dhabi Mall and Marina Mall are a couple of places to search for that perfect souvenir. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Abu Dhabi

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Abu Dhabi a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ferrari World (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Mushrif Central Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Abu Dhabi City Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Saadiyat Beach Golf Club (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Abu Dhabi Ice Rink (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)

Seasonal weather in Abu Dhabi

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 40°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Abu Dhabi

Travellers appreciate the desert landscape and island views, which is just a taste of what Abu Dhabi has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Abu Dhabi is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Capital Garden (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • The Corniche (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • The Corniche (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Al Khubeirah Garden (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Mushrif Central Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Al Reem Island (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)

Transport options to and around Abu Dhabi

Fly into Abu Dhabi (AUH-Abu Dhabi Intl.), the closest airport, located 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Abu Dhabi?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 36 holiday lettings near Abu Dhabi. From 15 Flats to 10 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Abu Dhabi for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Abu Dhabi?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Abu Dhabi. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • UAE Pavilion: 35 holiday lettings
  • Corniche Beach: 33 holiday lettings
  • Yas Marina Circuit: 36 holiday lettings
  • Yas Marina: 36 holiday lettings
  • Khalifa Center: 35 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Abu Dhabi listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Abu Dhabi?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 15 Flats in Abu Dhabi. Our other popular types of Abu Dhabi holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Towers: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Abu Dhabi?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Abu Dhabi. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.