InterContinental Abu Dhabi overlooks its own private marina and beach to one side and the UAE capital’s downtown skyscrapers – to the other.
Panoramic city or ocean views await guests from each of the five-star hotel’s 390 spacious guest rooms and suites.
It offers a luxurious all-inclusive package that lets you explore some of the capital’s very best food and drinks. There are seven restaurants across the resort so guests can sample a range of cuisines on the terrace as the sun sets over the Arabian Gulf.
InterContinental Abu Dhabi is within easy reach of many of the city skyline’s iconic landmarks. Etihad Towers and Emirates Palace are both a few minutes away, while the Corniche and its shaded parks are just around the corner.
Personalised concierge services, an array of wellness facilities and luxurious rooms mean that after your days spent exploring Abu Dhabi you’ll be returning to a peaceful oasis.
Families and couples will adore the private beach, generous all-inclusive options and a waterfront location close to Abu Dhabi’s famous Corniche.
Spending time on the secluded beach, the choice of swimming pools and the range of restaurants.
InterContinental Abu Dhabi welcomes families, with a range of rooms and suites to accommodate groups of all sizes. Twin rooms can sleep families of four, while suites have even more space.
The Bayshore Beach Club includes a kids’ pool and water slide, while there’s a children’s splash pool on the third floor. Both are supervised by lifeguards, so you can relax as they play safely.
The hotel runs a programme of children’s activities – with different events for different ages. Ask the concierge for more information about what’s on during your stay to entertain your little ones.
If you visit the Health Club there is a nanny service for your children. This lets you settle in for a soothing massage or treatment with the added peace of mind that your little ones are being safely looked after.
Children are welcome at many of the restaurants although time restrictions may apply, usually later in the evening and at the bars serving alcoholic beverages.
Stay active during your trip with fitness and leisure activities for all different kinds of guests.
The InterContinental Abu Dhabi Health Club has a jam-packed menu of spa treatments. Specialist therapists provide massages, facials and rituals combining various scrubs, detox wraps and more. Open from 10am until 10pm every day, book in for a Thai, Balinese or Swedish style pampering, and unwind.
The modern fitness centre in the Health Club is open 24 hours a day and there’s also a smaller gym near the Bayshore Beach Club. When your workout’s over, take some time to relax in any of the hot tubs, sauna, steam room, and plunge pool.
Two floodlit tennis courts mean you can play a few games as the sun sets, without worrying about how long your tiebreakers go on for.
There are also table tennis facilities – the perfect sport for a family tournament.
All 390 spacious guest rooms and suites at InterContinental Abu Dhabi provide the comfort and facilities you need for a restful experience.
Choose between three different room types – each one featuring marina or city views, contemporary furnishings, a marble bathroom with monsoon shower, and 24-hour room service at your fingertips.
Standard or deluxe rooms are available with a king-size bed ideal for couples, or twin beds to accommodate families. Plush bedding, soft and firm pillows, and free Wi-Fi provide all the comforts of home.
Upgrade to the executive club rooms for access to the exclusive InterContinental Club Lounge on the 18th floor. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and join other guests for happy hour drinks and snacks.
The glamorous suites deliver the most sophisticated stay. Private living and dining areas are perfect for entertaining friends and family. If you just want to unwind after a long day, then the whirlpool bath acts like your own mini spa.
Indulge in fine dining from around the world at some of InterContinental Abu Dhabi’s award-winning restaurants and bars.
Fishmarket is the hotel’s flagship success. It opened back in 1989 and still serves up some of the freshest fish you’ll find – all cooked Thai style with plenty of flavour and spice.
For a European taste, Belgian Cafe is renowned for its steaming pots of mussels, paired with hot frites and mayonnaise.
Overlooking the private beach is The Bayshore. It’s great for casual dining outside, whether you want a light bite at lunch or to start your evening.
Byblos Sur Mer, with two levels of terraces, offers a beautiful setting for a Lebanese banquet. Grilled meats, hot or cold mezze platters, and delicious desserts like syrupy kunafa await.
Authentic Italian cuisine from Tuscany – via New York – is on offer at Circo. Sit in the circus-inspired restaurant or on the terrace above the marina with a menu packed with pizza, pasta and homemade classics.
Ramp up the energy at Chamas, a lively Brazilian Churrascaria restaurant. Skewers of barbecued meat are served until you say stop, coupled with a fresh selection of salads and followed by delectable sweet treats.
The Piano Lounge is open around the clock. Enjoy a laidback coffee and croissant first thing, afternoon tea a little later, or drinks in the evening – often accompanied by live music.
Booking the premium all-inclusive package includes a set menu and drinks service at a number of the InterContinental Abu Dhabi restaurants.
There’s no shortage of swimming pools and beaches in and around InterContinental Abu Dhabi, whether you want a quick dip with the Arabian Gulf in the distance or a swim in the ocean itself.
Exclusive access to the Bayshore Beach Club is a highlight for guests. Lay back and sunbathe along the secluded, private beach. It’s an oasis set among tropical gardens that promises peace and relaxation.
A large infinity pool stretches out overlooking the ocean, with a swim-up bar. For families, the two kids’ pools – one including a water slide – will keep children occupied for hours.
On the third floor of the hotel, you’ll find another outdoor swimming pool featuring a swim-up bar. Sip on an ice-cold beverage or fruity cocktail and relax.
Corniche Beach is the nearest public beach to the hotel. Golden sands merge with the turquoise waters, and there’s a lifeguard on duty until sunset for extra peace of mind.
The beach is split into three sections, with specific areas for groups, families and a quiet zone. In each one, you can hire sun loungers and umbrellas, with showers and changing facilities also available.
Down at the Bayshore Beach Club, the tropical gardens create a calm and inviting oasis. Exclusive access for guests makes it one of the most peaceful spots you’ll find.
Sit in the shade beneath a palm tree with a good book, lie back with a cold drink on one of the sun loungers, or simply wander amongst the greenery.
Stroll along the walkways to admire the many beautiful boats anchored at the private InterContinental Marina, which holds up to 183 yachts.
Dining al-fresco is also an option at the InterContinental Abu Dhabi. Most of the award-winning restaurants offer terrace seating overlooking the marina and Arabian Gulf, including the Bayshore Restaurant within the private club area.
If you’re planning a wedding, party or a business conference, there’s plenty of outside space to choose from. The expert planning team can work with you to create an event to remember.
Stroll or cycle along the iconic Abu Dhabi Corniche, just over a mile (two kilometres) from the hotel.
The five-mile (eight-kilometre) road runs parallel to the city’s largest public beach. Palm tree-lined paths and cycle ways dotted with play areas, cafes and restaurants line the waterfront, with the iconic Abu Dhabi tower blocks as a backdrop.
Across the water from the hotel, you’ll discover a reconstruction of a traditional Gulf life at the Heritage Village within several steps of hundreds of high street shops within Marina Mall.
To learn more about the history of the UAE, you can uncover the riches of Qasr Al Watan – the UAE Presidential Palace – which is only two-and-a-half miles (four kilometres) away.
See Abu Dhabi from the water with a kayak adventure in the beautiful mangroves, where flamingos, dolphins and turtles thrive.
Experience traditional desert life in this reconstructed oasis village. Shop in the souk, watch weavers and potters at work, and enjoy traditional dishes.
Pedal down the cycle ways along Corniche Road or paddle in the calm waters lapping against the golden sands at the iconic Abu Dhabi beach.
It takes around 30 minutes to reach the InterContinental from Abu Dhabi International Airport by car.
Pre-book a transfer with Etihad from the airport, to arrive with ease. Depending on your booking, some guests can benefit from a limousine pick-up included in your package.
Yes, all rooms have tea and coffee making facilities. This includes a variety of teas, coffees and sugar with an electric kettle. You can also visit the Piano Lounge that’s open 24 hours for takeaway hot drinks.
With an all-inclusive booking, you can enjoy food and drinks for breakfast, lunch and an evening meal in the all-day dining restaurants. Premium all-inclusive lets you eat in any of the restaurants and bars across the hotel, although some may still offer a set menu.
Yes, beach and pool towels are provided by the InterContinental Abu Dhabi so guests don’t need to bring their own. Visit the desk near the beach and pool area to pick up your towels for use on the private beach, hotel swimming pools, and sun loungers.
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