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6 great things to do in Abu Dhabi this week


There’s so much to do in and around the capital and we’ve rounded up some of the best.

Abu Dhabi is brimming with things to do and Team Yalla has rounded up the best that the capital has to offer… And once you have exhausted all your energy, sit back and read the very latest edition of Yalla – Abu Dhabi Life.


Lobby Lounge, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
Lobby Lounge, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers

Conrad Abu Dhabi at Etihad Towers

Grab a friend and head to the Lobby Lounge at Conrad Abu Dhabi at Etihad Towers for a daytime rendezvous in a striking spot where shimmering water features, sweet delicacies and coffee awaits. This is Conrad Abu Dhabi at Etihad Towers so you will need to dress for the occasion but why wouldn’t you?

Lobby Lounge at Conrad Abu Dhabi at Etihad Towers, Podium Level 3, daily 9am -10pm. To book, visit reservations

Alba Terrace, The Abu Dhabi EDITION

Sip on your caffeine fix in fabulous surroundings, with views of the pool at this rather delectable coffee spot. So if coffee and fresh air, with pool-side views, is your thing, you know where to go! You could of course stay for a few hours and indulge in a spot of lunch, the choice is yours.

Alba Terrace, The Abu Dhabi EDITION, daily 7am – 11pm. To book, call 0 2 208 0000 or email For more information, visit


Sushi Social, Hawksbill restaurant
Sushi Social, Hawksbill restaurant

Saadiyat Social

This is billed as the ‘longest happy hour in town’ with that usual one hour stretching to a merry four. Head over there with family and friends and imbibe on selected drinks for only AED 23.  It’s the perfect way to enjoy the post-mid-week before the weekend truly gets going.

Hawksbill restaurant, Saturday till Wednesday, 6pm – 10pm. To book call 056 660 8780 and for more information, visit Saadiyat Social

Sushi Social

Love sushi? Then this is for you. Eat all the sushi you can for just AED 150 (non-members), tuck into tempura, dim sum and main dishes, and watch the chefs create the art of sushi at live stations. There are salads and for those with a sweet tooth, there are some delicious desserts.

Hawksbill restaurant. Thursdays, 6.30pm – 9.30pm. To book call 056 660 8780 and for more information, visit Sushi Social


You Time

Feeling a little frazzled or just want to be kind to yourself?  Head over to the lap of luxury on Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort where one of Abu Dhabi’s most fabulous spas is ready to transform you inside out. Rejuvenate body and mind in the luxurious 2,700 sqm treatment centre where enticing organic rituals await.

To book and more information, visit

Thrill-seekers unite

If you’re looking to boost your adrenaline, head to Hudayriyat Island where UAE’s most thrilling outdoor adventure hub Circuit X has now opened. There’s a full range of fun and challenging experiences at the new Circuit X outdoor adventure park featuring BMX Park, High Ropes Park, Skate Park, and Splash & Climb Park (At the time of writing, Splash & Climb Park were closed due to Covid).

To book and more information,

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