Destination guide

The charming area of Abu Dhabi awaits your stay

The beaches and desert provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Abu Dhabi. This romantic city is known for its shopping, sporting events and cafés. Abu Dhabi Mall and Marina Mall are a couple of places to search for that perfect souvenir. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Abu Dhabi

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Abu Dhabi a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ferrari World (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Mushrif Central Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Abu Dhabi City Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Saadiyat Beach Golf Club (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Abu Dhabi Ice Rink (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Abu Dhabi

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 105°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Abu Dhabi

Travelers appreciate the desert landscape and island views, which is just a taste of what Abu Dhabi has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Abu Dhabi is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Capital Garden (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • The Corniche (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • The Corniche (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Al Khubeirah Garden (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Mushrif Central Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Al Reem Island (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Abu Dhabi

Fly into Abu Dhabi (AUH-Abu Dhabi Intl.), the closest airport, located 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Abu Dhabi?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 36 vacation rentals near Abu Dhabi. From 10 Villas to 15 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Abu Dhabi for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Abu Dhabi?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Abu Dhabi. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • UAE Pavilion: 36 vacation rentals
  • Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre: 36 vacation rentals
  • Shaikh Khalifa Medical City: 36 vacation rentals
  • Abu Dhabi Mall: 36 vacation rentals
  • Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club: 34 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Abu Dhabi listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Abu Dhabi?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 10 Villas in Abu Dhabi. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Abu Dhabi include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 15 rentals available
  • Studios: 16 rentals available
  • Bed & breakfasts: 5 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Towers and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Abu Dhabi?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Abu Dhabi. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.