Set on the picturesque Abu Dhabi Creek, with its own private beach, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr provides a luxurious stay in the contemporary Al Maqta neighbourhood.
Each of the hotel’s 369 guestrooms and suites boasts incredible views over the breathtakingly beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and the city’s stunning skyline.
Take advantage of the hotel’s complimentary shuttle service to Abu Dhabi’s best attractions, including the theme parks on Yas Island. Relax in the Olympic-sized pool or take it easy on the surrounding beach loungers, before working up an appetite in the fitness centre.
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr also has nine exquisite restaurants to dine in, including Marco Pierre White’s Steakhouse. Plus, there are three bars serving a selection of fresh teas, cooling cocktails and global beers.
Drop the kids off at the Little Flamingos Kids Club and book a treatment at the hotel’s own beauty lounge. If you’re here for business, the hotel caters for conferences and events in its six meeting rooms.
Romantic getaways, fun-filled family holidays and business trips, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr caters to every type of guest.
Being just metres from the private white-sand beach and seeing the marvellous Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque from your window.
With a private beach just minutes away and the glorious Arabian weather to make the most of, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr has an abundance of outdoor facilities for guests to enjoy.
Whether you’re looking for a quiet spot to relax, or somewhere livelier, the hotel has plenty of outdoor options to choose from.
This includes cabanas and loungers around the pool and private beach, as well as comfortable rattan chairs across the garden and terrace areas.
The Chameleon Terrace provides stunning views of the Creek during the evening, especially around sunset. Grab a gourmet light bite and a fruity cocktail and watch the sky erupt in a kaleidoscope of orange and red hues.
Meanwhile, the garden makes for a luscious escape from the city lights, with palm trees and local fauna all around you.
If you’re here for business or celebrating a special occasion, the hotel also has several outdoor spaces that are perfect for receptions, wedding ceremonies and gala dinners.
The Fairmont is home to facilities to make your stay even more special.
A favourite with guests and Abu Dhabi residents is the award-winning BEDASHING beauty lounge. Here, you can relax in the peaceful salon while the team provide a head-to-toe pampering.
Change up your look with a haircut or blow-dry, treat yourself to a detailed manicure with nail art, or grab a makeover before your evening meal. You can also truly unwind with a revitalising massage at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr hotel spa.
There’s also a 24/7 fitness centre on site – VOLT Fitness. With a range of high-quality equipment, including CrossFit, cardio and weight training, plus professional trainers on hand to help, this gym caters to all your fitness needs.
For those wanting to eat well, the hotel also offers a range of Fairmont Lifestyle Cuisine dishes, nutritionally designed around your dietary needs. The chefs here are experienced in creating menus for dietary preferences, including macrobiotic and vegan choices.
The Fairmont Bab Al Bahr has three types of accommodation to cater for every need. All rooms and suites feature comfortable furnishings and contemporary decor, as well as a mini-bar and tea and coffee facilities.
The Fairmont Gold rooms and suites offer the hotel’s most premium experience. Set on the highest floor, guests enjoy panoramic views of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Each room is fitted with a king-size bed, work desk, marble bathtub and LCD television, plus on-call butler service.
The standard suites also radiate elegance, accommodating up to four guests, each with their own bedroom, bathroom and living space. Standard rooms span the lower and mid-level floors and are perfect for two people, with luxury toiletries, a rain shower and a seating area.
Whichever accommodation you choose, you’ll benefit from high-speed internet, air conditioning and comfortable Fairmont bathrobes and slippers to relax in.
At the Hotel Fairmont Bab Al Bahr you’ll find plenty of restaurants and bars to pick from – meaning delicious food and drink is always on the menu.
Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill is a must for those wanting to experience the celebrity chef’s culinary excellence for themselves.
Guests can choose from classic British dishes like shepherd’s pie and fish and chips or dine on the finest quality steaks under the impressive ‘flame’ wall.
Café Sushi serves up Japanese cuisine throughout the day. Grab some fresh sushi on the casual conveyor belt or try the renowned Shabu-Shabu hot pot.
Experience Arabian flair at Maison Beirut. Combining Lebanese cuisine with French decor, this elegant restaurant features a Parisian chandelier, outdoor terrace and views of the awe-inspiring Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
If you’re not sure what to try, CuiScene restaurant has you covered. Here, you can enjoy a mix of Middle Eastern, European and Asian foods served for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
The poolside bar is open from 9am to 6pm every day. It’s ideal when you want a light lunch before heading back to the sun loungers or a chilled beverage to sip around the pool.
Head to the Lobby Lounge for a relaxing morning cup of tea. This open space serves up more than 80 teas from around the world until 11am.
After your evening meal, catch up with other guests at Bridges Bar. Located on the ground floor of the hotel, this cosy bar features a games area, vintage posters of famous sports stars and plush leather armchairs.
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr has plenty of swimming options for guests, with two spacious outdoor pools and exclusive access to a private beach.
The temperature-controlled Olympic-sized pool is perfect for those wanting to swim laps, with palm trees lining the lanes and a shallow area for little ones. Rows of sunbeds and umbrellas surrounding the pool are great for relaxing with your book or soaking up the sun while keeping an eye on your kids.
The second pool is made for fun, with ball games and activities, plus a covered children’s pool. There’s also a poolside hot tub and sauna to enjoy. If you get thirsty, the cool poolside bar offers a selection of cocktails, smoothies and soft drinks.
Spend a day at the beach, with two private stretches of white sands. You don’t need to travel far, just head past the pool area and you’ll soon hear the waves and feel the warm sand between your toes. Bring a towel and find a serene spot – wherever you choose, the impressive Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque will be your backdrop.
The water sports centre offers up a range of activities to try on the beach and out at sea. Play volleyball, badminton and frisbee, or head out onto the water on a paddleboard or kayak.
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr is a great family destination in Abu Dhabi, with plenty of activities and facilities to keep the kids busy.
The separate adult and kids’ pools are great for chilling out while keeping an eye on your little ones. The kids’ pool is also shaded, offering sun protection while they play.
If you want total peace of mind, and an afternoon to yourselves, the Little Flamingos Kids Club is a great option. Guests receive two hours for free each day, with activities to suit toddlers to teenagers.
Younger kids will adore the climbing wall and soft play area, while older children can game to their heart’s content at the interactive gaming station.
A babysitting service is also available – simply request this with the concierge at least 12 hours before you need it. You can also request a connecting room or crib when you book.
Just across the Creek is one of the largest mosques in the world and a must-see when in Abu Dhabi – Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. The hotel’s free shuttle service offers a convenient way to get there.
Yas Island is 17 miles (28 kilometres) north of the hotel. Here, you’ll find activities for the whole family. Racing fans will love Yas Marina Circuit and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, while Yas Mall has hundreds of well-known brands. Yas Waterworld promises a family day of fun – swimming and racing down slides.
A symbol of the city and a striking display of architectural magnificence, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a must-see.
Home to the Formula One™ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, catch a race or enjoy a ride around the iconic racetrack.
Whizz through the air, soar to new heights and take a spin at Yas Island’s fast-paced Ferrari theme park.
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr is 15 miles (25 kilometres) from Abu Dhabi International Airport. It will take around 15 minutes to arrive at the hotel by car.
Pre-book a private transfer with Etihad Airways to have your transport ready and waiting. Alternatively, you can jump into a taxi outside the airport.
The Fairmont Bab al Bahr is located in an area known as ‘Between the Bridges’, on the sands of Dubai Creek between the iconic Sheikh Zayed Bridge and Maqta Bridge.
It’s easy to walk to the traditional Shangri La Souq, just next door, where you’ll also find a supermarket, coffee shops and one of Abu Dhabi’s favourite nightspots – Sho Cho.
Each room comes with a minibar filled with refreshments, including complimentary bottled water.
When exploring the pool and beach, you’ll find water dispensers where you can refill your bottle. If you’re booking an all-inclusive stay, bottles of water will be available upon request, with buckets of ice provided to keep them cool.
The hotel has a complimentary seven-seater shuttle bus. It leaves the hotel twice a day, once in the morning and again in the evening.
This shuttle goes to the main attractions nearby, including Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Yas Waterworld, Yas Mall, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Madinat Zayed, World Trade Centre Mall and Marina Mall.
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