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Located off the North East shores of Abu Dhabi lies Al Maryah Island, a destination for all. From being a business hub to showcasing amazing gastronomy and luxury hospitality or incredible retail, Al Maryah Island is perfect for weekend activities or for those who are doing daily commutes, with so much on offer.

Here are all the happenings

Delicious dining options


Boasting an array of dining options, guests will be able to tuck into fine-dining restaurants or unwind at casual cafes.

Dine at work renowned restaurants like Zuma or Coya, which solidified their place in MENA’s 50 best restaurants 2022, along with LPM and 99 Sushi. If you’re looking for something more low-key, why not try Eat Greek Kouzina, Din Tai Fung and Paul Cafe, which will do more than fulfil all your foodie desires and daily needs.

Alongside this, visitors can experience dining offers such as an afternoon tea at the Four Seasons Hotel, which runs every day from 3pm to 7pm for Dhs195.

Luxurious hotels

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Al Maryah island is home to gorgeous hotels, including two five-star world class hotels, the Rosewood Abu Dhabi and the Four Seasons Hotel, which make idyllic locations for a holiday or staycation.

Come and unwind at the Rosewood, a waterfront property, in close proximity to the Galleria, featuring 189 spacious rooms and suites, as well as 131 serviced residences. Here guests can relax at the world-class spa facilities, and explore eight different restaurants and lounges.

The Four Seasons is also an excellent choice, with expansive views of the city skyline and the shimmering Arabian Gulf. This upscale venue blends urban chic and understated luxury, offering 200 rooms including 28 suites. guests can bask in their fitness facilities, radiant spa superb dining options.

Amazing activities


Al Maryah Island has a plethora of activities to get involved in, with shopping, markets and entertainment to explore. The waterfront promenade offers amazing views of Abu Dhabi’s skyline, which often hosts a variety of events throughout the year, from New Years Eve, to UAE National Day and Chinese New Year.

Al Maryah Island recently saw the addition of the locally renowned Ripe Market, where guests can stroll around the different stalls, showcasing local home-grown brands, organic produce and a multitude of food vans to keep you fuelled through all your adventures.

The Galleria is the island’s shopping centre, with over 400 stores, dining outlets and fun activities. Here you can add some gems to your wardrobe at the Galleria, from your high street favourites like Zara to world-renowned luxury brands such as Chanel, Dior and more.

If you want to kick your feet up and relax, visit the IMAX theatre, where you can watch all of Hollywood’s latest flicks on offer. The mall offers world-class activities such as one of the region’s first Nation Geographic Ultimate Explorer, where guests can embark on an interactive quest and thematic missions that illustrate the wonders of our earth.

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