The best things to do in Abu Dhabi during the long Eid Al Adha break

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Make the most of the long Eid Al Adha break in Abu Dhabi with our ultimate round-up of things to do

The upcoming possible five-day break for Eid Al Adha is all anyone can think of and talk about. So if you haven’t already gotten the perfect vacay planned, here are some brilliant last-minute things to do during the break.


Eid fireworks


Vibrant and colourful fireworks in Abu Dhabi during Eid Al Adha 2024

The UAE capital is naturally set to light up the skies with a brilliant fireworks extravaganza! Of course, Team Yalla has rounded up the perfect iconic locations to get your fireworks fix.

From Abu Dhabi Corniche to Yas Bay, there’s no dearth of places to catch them and cosy up with your loved ones as you take in the beauty.

The line-up goes all the way from Al Mugheirah Bay to Al Dhafra, the massive Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain to a host of Eid festivities lined up at Al Hudayriyat Island. And that’s just naming a few.


Endless road trips


A road leading to Jebel Hafit Al Ain, best places to go for a road trip this Eid Al Adha 2024

A getaway that doesn’t break the bank? Here’s the ultimate guide to road trips in the UAE! From awe-inspiring views and natural gems to pulse-pounding activities and escaping the pressures of city life, the UAE has a road trip to suit your road galavanting needs.

Looking for an escape into the mountains? Head straight to Jebel Hafeet. Want to explore the rest of the UAE? From Hatta to Kalba, there’s a lot of gems just waiting out there.

Shake off the shackles and get driving!


Best brunch deals


A variety of food from W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island, best thing to do during Eid Al Adha is to dine in the B.I.G. Brunch

What better meal than brunch to bring in Eid Al Adha? Flavours, friends, and fun under the sun await at this round-up of the ultimate brunches in Abu Dhabi. Elevate your brunch game and treat yourself to unforgettable experiences this break.


Spacation fever


A couple enjoying a relaxing spa by expert masseuse at Desert Island Resort & Spa by Anantara, massage is one of the best things to do this Eid Al Adha 2024

Skin prepping is essential with the enticing call of sunny getaways getting louder, and the Eid Al Adha break looming large. Before you head off for a staycay, vacay, or beach day, it would be criminal to look and feel anything but your best.

And here are the best places for spas in the UAE capital to treat yourself to a gorgeous spa day!


Cultural dive


Best things to do during Eid Al Adha 2024 is to visit Louvre Abu Dhabi, Picture shows the perfect architectural build of Louvre Abu Dhabi in Saadiyat Island

Abu Dhabi has emerged as a major hotspot of cultural attractions, represented majorly in the Saadiyat Cultural District. From museums, galleries, heritage sites and more, there’s a lot to explore. And that is just the beginning of what the capital has to offer.


Quick getaways


One of the best things to do during Eid Al Adha is to visit Amman's tourist attractions

Now is the time to start planning for that well-earned vacay abroad. If you’re looking for a quick trip to make during the break that’s not too far, we’ve rounded up some nifty vacays that are just a short flight away. Check out our full list of amazing spots perfect for that Eid Al Adha getaway!


Formula Run at Ferrari World Yas Island


Bird's eye view of Ferrari World Yas Island where the Indoor Run is being held, one of the best things to do this Eid Al Adha

How about the perfect run for the perfect Eid Al Adha break? Grab your running shoes and start practicing as the Formula Run at Ferrari World Yas Island is set to start on 15 June. The indoor race will beat the heat by starting and finishing inside the World’s Leading Theme Park, Ferrari World on Yas Island. Check it out!


Museum day out


Al Ain Museum view of the building, one of the best places to visit during Eid Al Adha 2024

Whether you’re an explorer, art enthusiast or history buff, there’s no better excuse than a long Eid Al Adha break to explore the UAE’s vibrant museum scene. You can expect the variety of museums across the country to offer unique and enriching experiences, catered to people of all ages. From children’s museums to hidden gems of art and archaeology, the UAE has plenty of museums and cultural offerings to satisfy every curiosity.


Exhibitions at 421


The view of 421 Abu Dhabi Arts Campus where the spring programme 2024 is being held, best things to do this Eid Al Adha 2024 holiday

Titled ‘Reverberations’, the spring programme at 421 is focused on reframing our worldview and reflecting on the current times. Through two exhibitions and a series of workshops and special events that revolve around collective activations, movement, healing and dialogue, this spring programme invites the community to join 421 as we learn to find ways to cope with and understand the world in times of constant change. Don’t miss out!


Pool days


The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal pool and beach view things to do during Eid al Adha 2024

If you’re working on that tan, no better time than a long break to explore the endless gorgeous pools across the UAE capital. Dive into luxury with a pool day in Abu Dhabi, where there are an abundance of stunning hotels ready to welcome you throughout the city. You can experience lavish resorts offering exclusive access to pristine pools, accompanied by unparalleled service and breathtaking views. Refresh, relax, and rejuvenate amid the opulence of the capital.




Who doesn’t love a good staycay across any of the brilliant properties in Abu Dhabi? Make the most of your break and get in some quality time with your loved ones with our round-up of sensational staycay options.


Erth Abu Dhabi


Erth Abu Dhabi bedroom suite, one of the best places to stay during Eid al Adha 2024

Simple, elegant and inspired by UAE heritage, you can immerse yourself in a unique and memorable experience this summer with Erth Abu Dhabi. Indulge in an evocative gateway into the past, present and future of the UAE, featuring a contemporary and modern furnishing for a seamless and relaxing stay at this stunning hotel.


Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas


A bedroom suite beautifully funished for the staycay experience Saadiyat Rotana Resort Villas, one of the best things to do this Eid Al-Adha 2024

If you are looking for a little luxurious staycay this summer at one of Abu Dhabi’s most stunning resorts then look no further, as Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas is the gift that keeps on giving. Turn on summer mode and indulge in the ultimate staycay experience at this stunning venue located on Saadiyat Island, where you can avail of its charming one or two-bedroom villas with private pools.


W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island


A bedroom suite overlooking the water and the W Abu Dhabi Yas Island hotel, best things to do in Abu Dhabi this Eid Al-Adha 2024, staycation deals

From the irresistible allure of the ‘B.I.G Brunch Stay’ to the thrill of the ‘Stay & Play’ package, there’s no dearth of exciting offers to enjoy!

Experience the famous B.I.G Garage Brunch and stay the night with the best views of the marina or the racetrack. If you’re an adrenaline junkie, opt for the Stay & Play package to enjoy the Yas Island theme parks while staying in the coolest spot in town.

Unbeatable Eid Al Adha staycation deals


Rabdan Villa in The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, staycay in abu dhabi, abu dhabi staycay 

Who says you need to travel to beat the heat? Ditch the ordinary and treat yourself to a dream escapade in Abu Dhabi this summer.

Fortunately for you, Team Yalla’s rounded up the best of the best staycay offers to indulge in without breaking the bank. Enjoy!


Yas Plaza Hotels

A couple sightseeing at Yas Plaza Hotels for the best things to do this Eid Al Adha

This Eid Al Adha, make your holiday unforgettable with a fabulous getaway to Yas Plaza Hotels! From 14-18 June, immerse yourself in the vibrant energy and comforts of Yas Island’s top hotels with exclusive Eid rates that promise exceptional value and comfort. Stay at our 4-star properties for just AED 800 or opt for the 3-star properties at an incredible AED 600, both including a sumptuous breakfast to start your day right. And they have Kids-Go-Free offers too!

For reservations, visit Yas Plaza Hotels


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