fairmont bab al bahr on waterfront abu dhabi

Bab Al Bahr

Khor Al Maqta, Abu Dhabi

All about Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

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.

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Perfect for...

Romantic getaways, fun-filled family holidays and business trips, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr caters to every type of guest.

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You’ll love…

Being just metres from the private white-sand beach and seeing the marvellous Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque from your window.

Hotel amenities

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Relax outside in splendour

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.

What’s nearby

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.  

Our top picks

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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

A symbol of the city and a striking display of architectural magnificence, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a must-see.

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Yas Marina Circuit

Home to the Formula One™ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, catch a race or enjoy a ride around the iconic racetrack.

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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Whizz through the air, soar to new heights and take a spin at Yas Island’s fast-paced Ferrari theme park.

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How to get here from the airport

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.


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