A luxurious five-star complex set in a prime beachfront location on beautiful Saadiyat Island, Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas offers blissful relaxation while being close to some of Abu Dhabi’s most prestigious attractions.
Louvre Abu Dhabi at the heart of Saadiyat Cultural District is just five minutes away, while the property’s elegant, contemporary rooms allow you to unwind in complete comfort.
There are no fewer than seven dining options here. Savour everything from authentic Italian cuisine at Si Ristorante Italiano & Bar to British and American classics at the atmospheric Hamilton’s Gastropub.
Take a dip in the spectacular outdoor swimming pool, enjoy a relaxing sauna session, or work out in the fully equipped gym accompanied by stunning sea views.
You’ll be just steps away from almost six miles of unspoilt white sand – keep an eye out for the local Hawksbill turtles – plus there’s a fantastic kids’ club to keep youngsters entertained, as well as tennis courts and mini golf.
Families, couples and beach lovers alike will love the location of this stylish hotel and the great facilities on offer.
The fact that you’re just steps away from the beach and the fantastic selection of restaurants.
This is a great resort for families, with the option to book connecting rooms so you can keep a close eye on younger children while also enjoying your own space and privacy.
The hotel offers a high-quality babysitting service and baby seats and dedicated children’s menus in the restaurants on site. There’s also a complimentary kids’ club – Aladdin’s Cave – for children between the ages of four and 16.
Open from 10am to 8pm, youngsters will be kept entertained with a range of fun educational and craft-based activities – all in their own club venue, complete with its own splash pool and outdoor area.
Meanwhile, older children can make the most of their own designated teen area complete with a climbing wall, arcade area with games consoles and cinema zone.
Youngsters will also enjoy the mini-golf course and are sure to love learning about the island’s conservation project to protect the local Hawksbill turtles.
If you’re keen to stay active during your Abu Dhabi holiday, you’ll find no shortage of things to keep you busy at Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas.
Along with the magnificent outdoor pool, the impressive leisure facilities include a modern, fully equipped gym at the Bodylines Fitness Club.
Let off some steam in the sauna rooms, or simply book in for a relaxing retreat at Zen the spa at Rotana.
There are 10 individual rooms offering a range of wellness and beauty treatments including Turkish and Moroccan hammams, massages, facials and Himalayan treatments.
Elsewhere you can groove your forehand on one of the resort’s tennis courts or tee off with a game of mini golf – the perfect recipe for some family fun.
If you’re looking to indulge in some well-earned retail therapy then there’s an on-site gift shop, while the nearby Galleria mall on neighbouring Al Maryah Island is home to a host of designer names.
The 327 rooms and suites and 13 beach villas at Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas provide you with luxurious, contemporary accommodation in a stunning beachside setting.
Select from a wide range of room choices, all equipped with a host of features as standard including a 49-inch flat-screen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi access and tea and coffee making facilities.
Seaview rooms and suites are available, allowing you to tailor your stay to your exact needs. All feature stylish decor inspired by the beachfront location.
Opt for a beach villa and you can unwind in beautifully designed comfort. Cool off in your private plunge pool, then enjoy dinner and drinks on your own terrace complete with spectacular views across the Arabian Gulf.
Accessible rooms are also available for guests with special needs, equipped with features such as roll in showers and hands-free communication systems.
You’ll find a dining experience to suit every mood at Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas, where every taste is catered for.
The first Italian restaurant to open on the island, Si Ristorante Italiano & Bar serves up deliciously authentic cuisine against a casual yet stylish backdrop.
Choose from mouthwatering wood-fired pizzas, classic pasta dishes and sumptuous seafood – all created using the freshest seasonal ingredients.
The always popular Hamilton’s Gastropub offers a lively atmosphere alongside a comprehensive drinks menu and fantastic selection of British and American favourites.
Take your pick from a wide range of options including small plates such as semolina-crusted calamari, hearty Angus beef burgers, signature BBQ chicken and juicy steaks served straight from the grill.
For international flavours, head to Sim Sim where you’ll find freshly prepared dishes from around the world. Middle Eastern favourites and Asian specialities are among the delicious buffet choices created by the team of talented in-house chefs.
Fancy a helping of incredible beach views to go with your meal? If so, the two-storey Turtle Bay Bar & Grill is the place for you. Enjoy a drink on the shaded rooftop terrace and dine al fresco on an array of tempting grilled meat and fish dishes.
More stunning views are on offer at the Sama Lobby Lounge, where you can enjoy coffee, tea, plus a choice of pastries and light meals.
The Pool Bar offers a great selection of refreshing drinks and tasty snacks, while cocktails, sushi and sharing plates are on the menu at Nasma Beachfront Bar.
The huge pool at Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas has space for plenty of swimmers, as well as providing hours of fun for young families looking to splash around in the water.
Younger guests in particular will love the turtle-shaped fountains that shoot jets of water into the pool.
Open from 7am right through to sunset, you can choose to enjoy a refreshing dip or get in some serious laps. The pool also features a swim-up bar serving refreshing drinks.
If you simply want to lie back and relax, there are plenty of sun loungers available around the pool area where you can spend a restful day unwinding.
Saadiyat Island is famous for its gorgeous stretches of white sand that offer uninterrupted views of the Arabian Gulf.
The hotel is located right on the beachfront, where you can get away from it all on the resort’s private stretch of sun-kissed sand. It’s the perfect place to settle back on your lounger and soak up the blissful surroundings.
Be sure to keep an eye out for dolphins frolicking in the clear blue waters in front of you. During turtle nesting season you may also see some baby turtles hatching.
With beautifully manicured lawn and garden areas, the resort’s lush grass and elegant terraces are just as inviting as the beach.
It’s the perfect place to pull up a chair and catch up on your favourite book or enjoy the ocean breeze.
For little ones, Aladdin’s Cave kids’ club has its own splash pool, water slide and lazy river, and there’s plenty of outdoor space to play.
And if you choose Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas for your wedding or family celebration, The Lawn is a spectacular setting to watch the sun set, before the stars fill the sky. With an uninterrupted view of the sparkling ocean, it’s an unforgettable location.
Saadiyat Island invites the outdoor lifestyle, with its beachfront location offering an ocean breeze, watersports and a long stretch of sandy beach for runners and walkers alike.
Saadiyat Island is home to an array of cultural gems including the spectacular Louvre Abu Dhabi.
Beneath this unique museum’s intricate domed roof you’ll discover a series of fascinating galleries that trace the world’s cultural history. There are frequently changing exhibitions and fun activities for kids in their own mini museum.
Nearby you can hone your swing at the Saadiyat Beach Golf Club. Designed by the legendary Gary Player, its layout makes the most of the island’s white sand beaches.
On the gorgeous Saadiyat Beach you might just spot the island’s original residents – the endangered Hawksbill sea turtles – while the buzz of downtown Abu Dhabi is only 10 minutes away.
The unique design of this eye-catching museum contributes to the sense of wonder you’ll experience in its fascinating galleries.
Just a 15-minute drive from Saadiyat, Yas Waterworld is guaranteed to be a splash hit with all ages.
The resort is located just over 20 miles from Abu Dhabi International Airport and the journey takes around 25 minutes by road.
Pre-book a convenient transfer with Etihad from the airport to arrive in complete comfort, or you can take a taxi. The resort also operates a shuttle bus service for an extra charge.
Yes, the Aladdin’s Cave kids’ club is complimentary for children aged four to 16. It’s open from 10am to 8pm each day with English-speaking staff and activities that are suitable for all ages.
The resort doesn’t operate a shuttle bus to local attractions but will be happy to book you a taxi to take you wherever you need to go. There are plenty available and fares are very affordable. There’s lots to explore nearby, while the beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is about 25 minutes away.
Yes, there is an exclusive beach area bespoke to the resort. Saadiyat Beach is more than five miles long and is shared by several resorts and beach clubs. Guests of the Rotana resort have exclusive use of the stretch of beach that is the width of the property.
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