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Report identifies Abu Dhabi as the best destination for a luxury beach holiday

  • 17-Sep-12 15:47
  • Abu Dhabi
  • Breaking Travel News

Online travel site ebookers.com conducted a study by Beach Reporters which named Abu Dhabi as the ultimate beach holiday destination. Furthermore the report identified the St Regis resort in Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat Island as the ideal luxury beach hotel in Abu Dhabi. Boasting of providing access to one of the best Abu Dhabi beaches, the St Regis was said to tick all the boxes for travellers seeking some sun, sea and sand.

Report identifies Abu Dhabi as the best destination for a luxury beach holiday

Many travellers will be planning to book a last minute holiday getaway to catch some sun rays before the winter cold draws near and according to research done by travel website ebookers.com, these holidaymakers need look no further than Abu Dhabi for this autumn and winter season's idyllic beach getaway. The United Arab Emirates capital was recently identified as the ultimate beach holiday destination.- a tribute to the beautiful white sand of Abu Dhabi beaches.

The decision to name Abu Dhabi as the top beach destination did not come lightly with the ebookers.com Beach Reporters findings released following an extensive three-week study of some of the best beach destinations across Europe, Egypt and the UAE. The study went further to name the St Regis resort in Abu Dhabi ‘s Saadiyat Island the ideal luxury beach hotel in Abu Dhabi.

ebookers Beach Reporter Nicola Rawson explained, “Our task - to find the ultimate beach resort – has drawn to a close and our winner was without a doubt the stunning natural beach at the St Regis Hotel, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi. It has it all - peace, serenity, soft white sand, gently shelving warm waters, privacy, comfort and sophistication. When we arrived in Abu Dhabi, we knew it was special and it quickly became our ultimate beach destination”.

 Luxury Abu Dhabi Beaches
Image by: tomrebbeck, on Flickr

According to ebookers officials, Abu Dhabi holidays have been growing in popularity over the last few years, with a 37 per cent increase in the number of searches for this destination in 2012 alone. Abu Dhabi has long been regarded as the go-to destination for shopping sprees and desert sightseeing tours but now with Abu Dhabi's beaches getting increased recognition, it would come as no surprise if bookings for luxury beach holidays in Abu Dhabi follow a similar upward trend.

It is great that Abu Dhabi has been chosen as the ultimate beach destination. Abu Dhabi boasts 400 kilometers of pristine coastline and 200 natural islands and one of the world’s most modern cities blending a buzzing lifestyle with breath-taking sights including the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque” stated Al Zarouni, the UK Country Manager at Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority.

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