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There are so many things to do in Abu Dhabi this week


A new week dawns and while you may have work, you’ll still want to get out there and d stuff. We round up the best


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? They also have a delectable international menu that tantalises and teases; we’re sure you won’t be able to resist its charms.

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

Not only can you sip on your caffeine fix in fabulous indoor surroundings, but International Coffee Day also coincides with the opening of their outdoor space at this rather delectable coffee spot.  So if coffee and fresh air, with pool-side views, is your thing, you know where to go!

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

Chai Lobby Lounge

It might well be called Chai Lobby Lounge but it’s not just about tea. Head here and you’ll also get your fix of caffeine along with delicious pastries, light meals and snacks at this modern tea lounge, which offers the perfect place to meet with friends or business partners.

Chai Lobby Lounge, Pearl Rotana Capital Centre, Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street. To book and for more information call 02 307 5550


Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort

Lovers of luxury this is for you

Life doesn’t get much better than pristine pools and a private beach.  At Jumeirah Saadiyat Resort where luxury is king, you get to take it easy on the rather splendid beach or in one of the three inviting swimming pools. Once sun kissed, float along to one of many pool-side and swim-up bars, before diving back into the cool crystal waters. For more information call 02 811 4444

One of the nature lovers

It’s all about the sea life at Saadiyat Beach. This is why to access the pristine white sands stretching out along a generous shore you’ll skip along a wooden boardwalk so you don’t disturb the native wildlife, including the critically endangered Hawksbill turtles that use the beach as their nesting ground. For more information visit

Good for the soul

Stunning Saadiyat Island is the perfect place to reveal your soul to the sun on its fabulous beaches. Head to Soul Beach located in the Mamsha Al Saadiyat community for those unforgettable views of the turquoise waters where a 400m designated swimming zone awaits those wishing to cool off.  There are refreshments of course, delivered to you on a golf buggy no less.  For more information call 056 443 2560


It’s time to Glo

Head to Rosewood Abu Dhabi for their all new outdoor barbecue night Wood and Fire, which takes place at Glo every day, from sunset until 11pm. Let chefs prepare fresh seafood such as lobster, oysters and red snapper, meat including lamb rump, short ribs, and beef brisket, and so much more mouth-watering offerings. There are mixed drinks and grape too and don’t forget those stupendous views.
Glo, Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island. Daily sunset-11pm. For more information, contact 02 813 5550

Barbeque in style

Emirates Palace’s BBQ Al Qasr is back again. Head to the idyllic beachside setting for a luxurious al fresco experience. There’s a new menu combining the best local ingredients with the freshness of the finest seafood and grills. Indulge in refreshing signature mixes while relaxing in one of the elegant seaside gazebos available throughout the day.

 BBQ Al Qasr, Emirates Palace, daily 7 pm to 11.30 pm. For more information or reservations, call 02 690 88 88 or email

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