We Love —
- This impressive hotel is set amidst landscaped gardens and boasts a private beach overlooking the Grand Canal
- Located across from the iconic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the Abu Dhabi luxury resort offers a breathtaking setting
- Members will enjoy a fantastic Venetian Suite stay
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Your Destination —
The honoring of cultures can be found throughout the Abu Dhabi resort, from the Bedouin-inspired spa to the array of dining experiences. Located across from the iconic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, our Abu Dhabi luxury resort offers a breathtaking setting and features.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque (3.2km)
Guests of all faiths are entranced by the smooth lines of cool, white marble, intricately weaved carpets, elegant arches and accents of gold at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. The third-largest mosque in the world, it features 82 domes and is the primary place of worship for local community. As the Grand Mosque is located near the hotel, guests can choose to walk or take a complimentary luxury shuttle departing hourly from the hotel lobby.
Manarat Al Saadiyat Centre (23km)
Manarat Al Saadiyat literally means ‘the place of enlightenment’. It is a 15,400 sqm visitor centre, designed to bring the vision of Saadiyat island to life through an interactive experience that showcases the history, culture and future plans of Saadiyat. An entire district on Saadiyat Island is devoted to culture and the arts. Unprecedented in scale and scope, Saadiyat Cultural District will be a live canvas for global culture, drawing local, regional and international visitors with unique exhibitions, permanent collections, productions and performances. Its iconic institutions will be housed in buildings drawing a statement of the finest architecture at the beginning of the 21st century. Once completed, the complex will house Louvre Abu Dhabi, Zayed National Museum, Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, Performing Arts Centre and Maritime Museum.
Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital (27km)
This award winning specialized hospital, the most advanced of its kind in the world, offers guided tours during which visitors can visit the luxurious wards where the birds are kept, explore the museum, and learn about the aristocratic desert sport of falconry, or try their hand at the pursuit in the hospital’s lush gardens.
Your Hotel —
Inspiration reveals itself in every corner of The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, where elements of European architecture stand in graceful contrast to the iconic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, beckoning the faithful and the curious from just outside the doors of this luxury hotel in Abu Dhabi. The delicate scent of Moroccan rose welcomes guests, leading them to explore this 57-acre waterfront hotel, where artfully designed water features, manicured gardens and Venetian architecture create a luxury oasis in the midst of the Abu Dhabi desert.
Elegant design weaves itself throughout the five star hotel, from the signature acanthus leaf stitched into the linens of the 447 luxury hotel guest rooms to the unique concepts of our lounges and restaurants. While modern features abound, tradition is honored at the beachfront spa, offering an atmosphere and treatments that draw on local Bedouin culture.
- Club Lounge
- Private Beach
- 24 Hour Fitness Centre
- High-end shopping at our luxury boutiques
- Sprawling 1,600-square-meter outdoor pool
- Luxury beachfront spa offering relaxing treatments and a salon
- High-speed Internet access
Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.
Your Room —
This offer is based on a Venetian Suite.
Your Board Basis —
This offer is based on a half board stay (meals can be taken in the main restaurant only)
The culinary journey at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal extends beyond the cuisine, beginning with unique restaurant design and carrying through to fine ingredients presented on each plate. Guests can enjoy fine dining, poolside cocktails, elegant afternoon tea and other delectable experiences at all nine of the restaurants at this luxury Abu Dhabi resort.
A modern Southeast Asian restaurant with an open kitchen, Li Jiang whets the appetite for all things spicy, authentic and Oriental.
Named for the intricate process of forging or shaping a high-quality steak-knife blade, the signature steakhouse serves specialty cuisine, paired with the finest wines, in a stylish and contemporary setting.
Blending traditional and modern cooking, this contemporary Lebanese restaurant features nightly musical performances.
Designed to resemble a classic Italian villa, the all-day dining restaurant serves light Mediterranean fare both indoors and on an outside patio overlooking the gardens.
Enjoy refreshing beverages and fare at the casual pool and beach side restaurant.
This classic lobby lounge offers an elegant setting for specialty drinks, light salads and sandwiches, and a signature afternoon tea experience.
Handsomely designed, with a deep colour palette and dark wood, Sorso offers a traditional bar experience with a notable selection of drinks and small plates.
Indulge a sweet tooth with homemade ice cream and cakes at the Italian-style cafe, where you can also enjoy an afternoon coffee or light snack.
Your Time —
Experience a secluded serenity beach reserved exclusively for the use of spa guests. This hidden oasis sheltered from the Venetian Village piazza by a handsome limestone façade of the Abu Dhabi spa complex is open only to the guests of or above the age of 16 and provides a luxurious setting in which to relish a quiet moment of tranquility to the soft sound of the lapping waves. The private beach offering express spa treatments and healthy refreshments is open daily from 10 a.m. till sunset and welcomes guests who have reserved a spa treatment, hammam, massage or facial.
Inspired by the colours, textures and metal work of the local Bedouin culture, ESPA at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal offers a modern spa experience in Abu Dhabi rooted in relaxation and rejuvenation. The journey at this Abu Dhabi spa resort begins at the 2,000-square-metre (21,500-square-foot) beachfront spa, offering signature therapies in each of its 16 luxuriously appointed treatment rooms. Separate relaxation areas for male and female visitors feature lush greenery and a plunge pool with waterfall.
Guests and resort members can take advantage of an expansive, fully-equipped Health Club with natural daylight and floor-to-ceiling windows with olive garden views. The Health Club is open 24 hours a day, and easily accessible through the underground parking.
Your Journey —
Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
Transfers: Private return transfers are included for members who are booking flights.
Approximate distance/time from Airport to Hotel is 13 miles / 20 minutes.
Offering warm hospitality and a more personal style of service, Etihad's aim is to deliver an Economy Class experience that surpasses expectations and delights guests. The cradle seat with lumbar support and adjustable headrest, enables you to find the ideal sitting or reclining position under a cosy fleece blanket. The unique pillow converts from a standard pillow to a neck pillow!
Enjoy tasty hot meals with a choice of up to three main courses, or choose a light snack from the onboard café or complimentary bar service. Your 'Sleep Tight’ amenity kit includes socks, toothbrush, earplugs and a a reversible "Do not disturb/Wake me for Meals" eye-mask. Take advantage of free coach services to Dubai and Al Ain when arriving to, or departing from, Abu Dhabi International Airport. Your airport lounge provides all the facilities you need to freshen up after a long flight - enjoy an energising shower, have your clothes pressed or enjoy new wet shave service!
Enjoy generous recline and ample legroom, or stretch into a fully-flat bed with a plush comforter and full-sized pillow. On longer flights, enjoy a turn-down service including a mattress, cotton loungewear and slippers. The in-seat massage function and personal lighting can all be controlled at the touch of a button.
You will also find at your seat an amenity kit, with a range of designer skin products including hand lotion and lip balm as well as essentials like socks, eyeshades, earplugs and dental kit. Dine anytime, choosing from menus inspired by upmarket bistros and an excellent wine list with feature wines showcased each quarter. Airport Lounges offer renowned world class services and facilities, whilst executive car service is also available.