Rising from the glittering islands of the Persian Gulf, this modern metropolis boasts every last luxury a well-heeled traveller could want for.
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This high-speed city is a sumptuous desert playground for the international glitterati, who are well catered to with sky-topping towers, swanky spas, high-end restaurants and endless shopping malls housing designer boutiques. Indulge in a beachfront villa, steps from the serene white sand shores of Saadiyat, hop onto a yacht for lunch, or skim the tranquil turquoise waters of the Gulf beyond by jet ski. For a majestic taste of Arabian style, marvel beneath the marble and gold-gilded domes of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
Yet outside of the city is where you’ll catch a timeless glimpse into the old world Arabia of myth and legend. An enigmatic empty expanse of desert dotted with dreamlike oases. Discover a secluded desert retreat, lost amid the dunes - decadent Arabian décor the epitome of understated elegance.
Explore the wonder of the majestic desert dunes by camel, experience the adrenaline rush of flying over the sand in a 4x4 or awaken early morning for a sunrise desert walk and learn how to make the valley come alive with the sounds of the dunes. Come the evening, slip into a rose scented tub before sinking into your silk sheets, doors flung wide open - curtains billowing in the balmy Arabian night.