Beaches in Abu Dhabi

Beaches & Islands

Known for vast oil reserves, trade ports and skyscrapers, Abu Dhabi also houses scenic landscapes and beaches to indulge visitors with a soothing experience across the desert city. Here are our top picks:

Here is the list of 5 Beaches in Abu Dhabi

1. Corniche Beach

Abu Dhabi’s Corniche Beach, which opened in 2008, is one of the most popular beaches and tourist destinations in the city. The 8 kilometres long beach extends along the Corniche Road, from near Hilton Hotel to Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street. Other interesting attractions, such as the Marina Mall and the Presidential Palace are located nearby.

2. Saadiyat Public Beach

The Saadiyat Public Beach, covering about 400 metres, is set on the Saadiyat Island’s natural shores. The beach is managed by the beach operator, BAKE and was opened in 2013. Here, beachgoers can enjoy a relaxed day outdoors with the white sandy shores and tranquil blue waves, as well as a multitude of water sports and activities.

3. Family Beach

Family Beach is a scenic attraction in Abu Dhabi. The beachfront attracts beach lovers to bask in the sun and have a great time watching the azure blue ocean or play in the clean white sand. Family Beach is specially reserved for families, children and women. Unaccompanied men are not allowed. With some rules to follow, a visit to the family beach can prove to be an excellent outing for families.

4. Al Sahil Beach

Al Sahil Beach in Abu Dhabi is a beautiful seashore with loads of facilities to make a day at the beach exciting. Visitors need to pay a small entry fee to access this beach. Some beach ethics are expected from visitors; otherwise, there are no restrictions upon entering and exploring Al Sahil Beach.

5. Ghantoot Beach, Abu-dhabi

Tourists hoping to get a respite from the heat of Dubai choose to travel along the Sheikh Zayed Road towards Abu Dhabi to access the private beach of Ghantoot. The area is one of the most popular local spots for holding beach parties, yet it remains less crowded ordinarily with only about a handful of people at the beachfront on weekdays. It has turned out to be an open secret of Emiratis and Expat population who are often found heading out of the city to this fantastic beach. Sundown finds the crowd head towards the bar that can also be reached via the pool.

How many of these interest you? Have you been to any of them? Let us know in the comments section below!

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