Destination guide

The charming area of Abu Dhabi awaits your stay

The beaches and desert provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Abu Dhabi. This romantic city is known for its shopping, sporting events and cafés. 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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Abu Dhabi a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 105°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Abu Dhabi

Travelers appreciate the desert landscape and island views, which is just a taste of what Abu Dhabi has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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)

Transportation 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 center.

Where to stay around Abu Dhabi?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 35 holiday lettings near Abu Dhabi. From 14 Condos/Apartments to 10 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Abu Dhabi 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:

  • Al Jazaeera Sports Club: 33 holiday lettings
  • Evangelical Community Church: 33 holiday lettings
  • Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank: 33 holiday lettings
  • Al Manhal Palace: 33 holiday lettings
  • Abu Dhabi University: 33 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 Condos/Apartments in Abu Dhabi?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 14 Condos/Apartments in Abu Dhabi. Our other popular types of Abu Dhabi holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 15 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.