saadiyat rotana resort villa

Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi

All about Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

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.

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Perfect for...

Families, couples and beach lovers alike will love the location of this stylish hotel and the great facilities on offer. 

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You’ll love…

The fact that you’re just steps away from the beach and the fantastic selection of restaurants.

Hotel amenities

Fun for all ages

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.

kids enjoying in saadiyat rotana resort villa pool

What’s nearby

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.

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Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre Abu Dhabi

The unique design of this eye-catching museum contributes to the sense of wonder you’ll experience in its fascinating galleries.

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Yas Waterworld

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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

The unique design of this eye-catching museum contributes to the sense of wonder you’ll experience in its fascinating galleries.

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How to get here from the airport

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.


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