The capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi offers much to enjoy on an extended holiday; however, if you only have two days to spend here, below is one option of planning your itinerary.
Day 01: Sightseeing
Travellers based at centrally located 5-star hotels Abu Dhabi has to offer can easily visit some of this emirate’s main attractions. This includes the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque with its stunning interiors and the Louvre Abu Dhabi on Saadiyat Island; for something different, visit the Falcon Hospital as well.
Day 01: Activities
Those who love the outdoors have much to enjoy; properties such as Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi Hotel give one a chance to go kayaking in the Mangrove National Park home to diverse wildlife. Activities like stand-up paddleboarding are available too, be it in the mangroves or beside local beaches.
Day 02: Yas Island
The perfect place to visit with the whole family, Yas Island is home to some of the most popular attractions in Abu Dhabi; enjoy superhero experiences at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, rollercoaster thrills at Ferrari World, fun slides and rides at Yas Waterworld, speed-filled drives at Yas Marina Circuit and more!
Day 02: Shopping
Shopaholics can get in some retail therapy at Yas Mall, located on Yas Island. For more shopping in Abu Dhabi, plan a visit to the Abu Dhabi Mall and Marina Mall which feature designer fashion brands too. A more cultural experience awaits those who explore the markets at Al Mina including its fish market and vegetable market.