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The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
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The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

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Bedouin–inspired beach resort.

Set on a private beach minutes away from Abu Dhabi’s vibrant city center, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal overlooks the fabled Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. The resort serves as a gateway for exploring the city’s waterways and nearby desert dunes.

Insider Tip

Take time to savor the iconic view over the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world.

Where You’re Staying

Rooms and suites feature feather beds, marble bathrooms, and balconies with garden or sea views. Select suites offer spacious private terraces, separate living and dining spaces, kitchenettes, and whirlpool bathtubs.

Where to Dine

Li Jiang offers authentic dim sum while The Forge features grilled steak. Giornotte specializes in a seafood-based brunch. Mijana offers Lebanese dishes late into the night. Enjoy a healthy salad and specialty cocktail at Alba, or a burger at high-end sports bar Sorso. For homemade ice cream and cotton candy, head to Dolce. Dine poolside at Al Fresco.

Where to Relax

The large outdoor pool is surrounded by private cabanas. The spa features greenery, waterfalls, and plunge pools. The spa specializes in traditional Bedouin–style hammam treatments, including a signature four-handed massage.

What To Do

Take a camel ride to a desert camp where hosts prepare Bedouin barbecue. Try sand skiing on giant dunes. Shop for antiques at an Arabian souk. Kayak through Abu Dhabi’s coastal lagoons.

Restaurant and/or Bar
Spa On-Site
Pool On-Site

Khor Al Maqta’a. Abu Dhabi, PO Box 91888 United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi International Airport.

At this property, Platinum Card® Members receive:
  • Daily breakfast for two
  • Experience Credit: US$ 100 Food and beverage credit to be used during your stay
  • 4pm check-out guaranteed
  • 12pm check-in, when available
  • Room upgrade at check-in, when available
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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