10 Romantic Places to Visit In Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates & one of the most important commercial centers of the Gulf area. Along with that, it is also a popular tourist destination that attracts millions throughout the year. Families, individual tourists, high-end travelers, budget travelers – every type of tourists come to Abu Dhabi to get a feel of the sights & sounds of this beautiful city.

And even couples have a lot to look forward to in terms of tourist attractions in Abu Dhabi. Spend some memorable days in the city with your beloved, savoring every minute of it. There are many romantic places that are perfectly suitable for couples like you to spend some quality time.

Here are the 10 Best Romantic Places to Visit in Abu Dhabi

So, let’s check out the top 10 romantic Abu Dhabi tourist places with Travel Saga Tourism.

Emirates Palace

Looking nothing but a structure straight out of the fairytales of Arabian Nights, the 100-hectare Emirates Palace is a magnificent structure that stands out in its opulence. A private beach that is over a kilometer long, beautiful pools, enticing spas, and a private marina are just some of the key attractions here that you can enjoy with your spouse.

Spend a day & night here & enjoy the changing lighting as the day proceeds towards the evening. Have a romantic dinner & a walk thereafter on the beach, or head to either La Vendome or Hakkasan for a delicious dining experience.

Dhow Cruise Abu Dhabi

A traditional Dhow cruise – an Arabian boat used by fishermen & pearl cultivators – has been fitted with every modern amenity to take you and your better half for a cruise along the coastline. The double decker vessel allows the comfort of both air-conditioned lounges & the open-air viewing decks.

The spectacular views of the Abu Dhabi skyline from the waters would create a wonderful ambience. A cruise during the evening will bring you the bonus benefit of the glorious views of the setting sun. The cruise will be over with a sumptuous lunch/dinner.

Umm Al Emarat Park

Located in the heart of the city, this leafy park is perfect for both family picnics as well as romantic strolls with your partner. Beautiful gardens & walkways adorn the park. Added attractions like the Animal Barn or the Shade House – the massive greenhouse – are sure to get the two of you hooked. Watch a musical performance at the amphitheatre or catch a movie with your beloved at the outdoor cinema here – and ensure the two of you are having a most rewarding time. 

Visit Warehouse421

This is one of the most ideal places to be for couples who are art aficionados. Warehouse421 is an art gallery & also a creative hub. Numerous workshops, exhibitions, and screenings continue to occur here – and many of them are free to attend. Enjoy some glorious artwork and also be enlightened about the thriving – and growing – art & cultural sphere of Abu Dhabi.

Ferrari World

Among the most popular attractions in Abu Dhabi is Ferrari World – it is among the world’s largest amusement parks – and is the best place to be for couples looking for some adrenaline rush. Various high rides here, including the Formula Rossa – the world’s largest roller coaster – add unending doses of thrills & chills. Ride or drive a Ferrari here – the dream vehicle of millions. And once done with the games, chill out at one of the many dining options here. So, you must visit the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi with your partner.

Snorkelling in Abu Dhabi

Another thrill-inducing activity, snorkelling in Abu Dhabi’s Al Mahara Diving Center assumes a new meaning if done after sunset. Bond with your partner in the depths of the sea as the fascinating marine ecosystem comes alive at night, creating a hypnotic atmosphere. Get to see the various crustaceans with their wonderful colours – and of course, catch a sight of the Hammour, the popular local fish. If you are a fan of marine animals, you can also visit the Al Qana National Aquarium.

Yas Island

Among the top tourist destinations in the Gulf area, Yas Island is a top draw among couples for the various exciting opportunities to be explored here, as well as the scope of spending some quality time together. Apart from Ferrari World, Yas Island also offers attractions like Yas Water World and Warner Bros World. Whether you are an adventure enthusiast couple or prefer something more sedate (like a gentle swim off a private beach), Yas Island is the go-to place for you.

Evening Desert Safari in Abu Dhabi

Explore the traditional Bedouin life among the golden-hued desert sands. You would be parked in a desert camp – a typical Arab tent with all modern facilities – as the setting sun across the horizon paints a brilliant picture in the skies up above. During the evening desert safari in Abu Dhabi, you can explore the desert on camel backs, return to the tent, and help yourself to some delicious dates & Arabian coffee. Get yourself clicked wearing traditional Arabian clothes. You might also indulge in some pulsating dune bashing & quad biking. And at the end, a delicious BBQ dinner awaits you to end a wonderful evening. For more adventures in the city, you can also visit Snow Park Abu Dhabi.

Mangrove National Park

An awesome biodiversity zone in the desert – that’s the Mangrove National Park for you. This place sees fabulous growth of mangrove plants and is a haven for nature enthusiasts. This is the place to be if you and your better half plan to spend some relaxing time in the lap of nature. Many beautiful faunas like flamingoes, foxes, turtles, etc. have made this place their home, thus creating a rich diversity. Take a kayak & sail along the calm waters of the channels here to get up close to the beautiful mangroves.

Corniche Beach

Among the best places to enjoy the spectacular views of the setting sun across the endless sea is Corniche Beach. Moreover, it welcomes you with its golden sands where the turquoise waters gently break into. There are wonderful walkways here with manicured gardens adorning them. This makes for perfect romantic strolls, hand in hand with your beloved. There are sports courts here where you can indulge in some physical exercise. And lastly, refuel yourself at any of the wonderful eateries here.

Observation Deck at 300

At a height of 300 meters from the ground, the Observation Deck. It is at 300 and is located on the 74th floor of the Conrad Etihad Abu Dhabi Towers. Get ready to enjoy the most spectacular sights of the city & the areas beyond it, with your beloved, from this deck. Hence, the magnificent views are complete by some of the most delicious beverages & cocktails available at the upscale café here.

Final Word

There are plenty of places to visit in Abu Dhabi with your partner. So, let us know which particular location you are planning to visit with your loved one, till then keep smiling and travelling!

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