Abu Dhabi Corniche
The Abu Dhabi Corniche is a beautiful crescent of pleasant seaside promenades and gorgeous beaches. At nearly five miles long and packed with wonderful parks, cafés, shops, hotels, restaurants and leisure opportunities, this is one of the city’s most popular destinations – for both locals and visitors alike.
Undoubtedly the star attraction of the Corniche is its amazing beach – offering pristine sands, crystal waters and the perfect place for activities, socialising or just to relax and enjoy the wonderful views over the Gulf. Swimming in the waters off the Corniche is a popular and safe activity, thanks to floating safety fences and the watchful eyes of the lifeguards. The beach has also previously been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag – the international standard for safe and clean bathing waters. The beach is separated into three sections: one for families, one for singles, and a free public beach allowing general access.
On and around the beaches you will find ice cream parlours and cafés to keep you refreshed, along with playgrounds, beach volleyball courts and a whole host of water sports facilities and instructors. The Corniche is also a popular venue for a variety of public events, such as sporting competitions and free concerts.
Taking a gentle, leisurely walk along the promenades and boardwalks of the Abu Dhabi Corniche is a popular and pleasant activity, and there are plenty of benches, gorgeous gardens and spectacular sea views to be enjoyed along the way. Well lit and safe, the Corniche is also a lovely place to visit in the evening, when you can enjoy its calm, peaceful surroundings and escape the heat of the day. For those who want to explore the Corniche at a quicker pace, bicycle hire for adults and children is in plentiful supply.
Near to Abu Dhabi Corniche there is plenty more on offer to keep the whole family occupied. Just across the road you will find plenty of dazzling shopping and leisure opportunities at Marina Mall and Heritage Village. Meanwhile, the Corniche offers a wealth of eating opportunities – from fine dining and international cuisine to snack bars and the best of local and regional fare.
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