Abu Dhabi honeymoons

Honeymoon Holidays
in Abu Dhabi

Experience honeymoon holidays in Abu Dhabi

Filled with relaxing beach stays, all-action water sports or immersive cultural journeys through Arabian history, there’s a romantic escape for every kind of couple on their honeymoon in Abu Dhabi.

Begin married life together on sugary stretches of sand, basking in the year-round sunshine. Indulge in some much-deserved relaxation after wedding planning with massages on the beach and sunset views across the gulf. 

Choose an Abu Dhabi honeymoon package that guarantees you both a trip you’ll never forget. Abu Dhabi boasts an abundance of upscale resorts featuring Michelin-starred eateries, on-site spas and private beaches. 

From the glittering ocean to the spectacular architecture showcasing the unique culture of the Middle East, honeymoon in Abu Dhabi for an incredible experience like no other. 

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World-class hotels

A honeymoon in Abu Dhabi promises a lavish stay. Enjoy a five-star experience in stunning surroundings with faultless service.

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Vibrant landscape 

Explore the tropical mangrove forests teeming with nature or gaze out over the Arabian Gulf and admire spectacular sunsets. 

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Romantic dinners

Reserve a table for two at one of Abu Dhabi’s many sought-after restaurants. Explore flavours from around the world in a stylish atmosphere. 

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Rich culture

Expand your horizons by exploring new places and learning new things together. Abu Dhabi is brimming with history and has a fascinating heritage. 

Where to stay

Book your Abu Dhabi honeymoon in one of Abu Dhabi’s stylish resorts, where every little detail is taken care of. 

If you’re planning to spend most of your time relaxing, choose a resort with its own private beach, so you’re just minutes away from golden sands and the refreshing ocean. An exclusive suite will give you a quiet retreat at the end of the day.  

You’ll also find hotels that have amazing restaurant settings, from relaxed rooftops to twinkling terraces and spas offering an extensive list of pampering treatments, many with options designed for couples. 

Explore Abu Dhabi

With beautiful scenery, a vibrant dining scene and spectacular culture, Abu Dhabi is packed with unique experiences that will make your honeymoon a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Admire Abu Dhabi from every angle as you take a boat tour over the Arabian Gulf. Start your journey from Corniche Beach, Al Kasir or Yas Island to cruise by Emirates Palace, Maya Island and the Fisherman’s Village as the sun sets behind you. 

Head to the desert for a horseback or camel ride across cascading sand dunes found in Abu Dhabi’s sweeping Rub’ al Khali (the Empty Quarter). 

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Desert safari

Explore the vast desert sands in an air-conditioned 4x4. Book an overnight safari and experience a Bedouin camp under the stars. 

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Louvre Abu Dhabi

Admire famous works by esteemed artists from around the world, telling the story of humanity so far. Visit early for kayaking around the iconic white dome.  

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Water sports

Take on your first challenge together as newlyweds and dive deep into the Arabian Gulf. Try snorkelling, bodyboarding, scuba-diving or surfboarding.

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Abu Dhabi’s great outdoors

Abu Dhabi is a coastal delight, and you won’t need to go far to find your nearest beach, so can enjoy endless days relaxing on the sand and splashing in the waves. 

If you’re an active couple, embark on a hike through Mangrove National Park. It’s just outside the city centre and is bursting with local wildlife. Trek along raised platforms through the salt marshes and mangrove trees, then kayak through the tranquil waterways.

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Spa days

The local hotels offer Abu Dhabi honeymoon packages that often include access to the resort’s onsite spas for romantic couple’s massages and facials. 

Sunset views

After a day exploring Louvre Abu Dhabi, head to the rooftop lounge for a cosy evening watching the sunset over the Gulf.


Early afternoons offer the perfect chance to explore some of the city’s wonderful indoor attractions, with the sun at its strongest. 

Yoga retreats

Pair relaxation and physical wellness with an Abu Dhabi yoga retreat to stretch and sweat away the stress of wedding planning.

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