6 great beach bars in Abu Dhabi
Make the most of the cool weather and try one of these beach bars in Abu Dhabi: sundowners in any of these will be totally Insta-worthy.
01. Asia de Cuba
This What’s On Award-winning bar and restaurant serves fantastic mixed drinks and delicious food in a spectacular beachfront location off the Corniche.
Nation Riviera Beach Club, Corniche Road West, Abu Dhabi, daily noon until 2am. Tel: (02) 6993333. Taxi: St Regis Abu Dhabi. asiadecuba.com
With a huge terrace overlooking the tranquil Saadiyat coastline, this bar and seafood restaurant is one of the city’s best sundowner spots.
St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, daily noon until 2.30am. Tel: (02) 4988888. Taxi: St Regis Saadiyat. turquoizabudhabi.com
03. De La Costa
It might be peaceful as the sun sets, but this venue really comes alive after dark, with regular live events on the sand.
Saadiyat Beach Club, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, daily 5pm to 1am. Tel: (02) 6563500. Taxi: Saadiyat Beach Club. saadiyatbeachclub.ae
Renowned for serving some of the city’s freshest seafood, the expertly mixed drinks and gulf views from the terrace are also worth visiting for.
Nation Riviera Beach Club, Corniche Road West, Abu Dhabi, daily noon until midnight. Tel: (02) 6110909. Taxi: St Regis Abu Dhabi. catch.ae
05. Beach House
With stunning views across Saadiyat’s sands, this Mediterranean restaurant and bar serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and is child-friendly too.
Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel And Villas, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, daily 10am to midnight. Tel: (02) 4071138. Taxi: Park Hyatt. abudhabi.park.hyatt.com
06. Yas Beach
Having recently expanded to include a beach lounge, restaurant and Tiki bar, as well as sports and relaxation facilities, you could easily spend a whole day and evening here.
Yas Island, opposite Crown Plaza, Abu Dhabi, Fri to Wed 7pm to 10pm, Thur 7pm to 1am. Tel: (056) 2420435. Taxi: Yas Beach. yasbeach.ae