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Emirates Palace to host Coutt's Polo this November for sports-tastic Abu Dhabi Holidays this autumn

Emirates Palace has revealed that it will be hosting Coutts' Polo at the Palace this November. Tourists taking Abu Dhabi holidays during the two-day event will be able to watch the tournament where four teams will fight for the winning trophy on a custom-built polo field located within the beautiful grounds of the grand Palace.

Emirates Palace to host Coutt's Polo this November for sports-tastic Abu Dhabi Holidays this autumn

Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi will be hosting the first “Polo at the Palace” event sponsored by Coutts this November.

The two-day tournament will provide entertainment for tourists enjoying deluxe Abu Dhabi holidays at the luxury Palace hotel as well as hundreds of visitors from the UAE and abroad coming to witness the event.

The tournament will take place on 23rd and 24th November, 2012 and spectators will watch four teams battle it out for the winning title on a custom-built polo field situated within the lush 100 hectares of private gardens at the luxurious Palace.

When spending luxury holidays in Abu Dhabi, tourists staying at the exclusive hotel can enjoy the sporting activities as well as an exquisite dining experience where guests can savour delicious cuisine made by the executive chef Sandro Gamba in the pitch-side VIP Hospitality Tent or in one of the five Private Chalets.

 Emirate Palace in Abu Dhabi
Image by: worldtraveller5, on Flickr

Inspired by London’s “Polo in the Park”, the Abu Dhabi event will feature a cultural display by the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, a pop-up La Martina boutique for fashion enthusiasts, a Maserati showroom where guests can test drive a Gran Turismo, and a fashion show where British designer Stella McCartney will reveal her latest collection.

“We are delighted to host the first ‘Polo at the Palace’ tournament,” stated Bugra Berberoglu, the General Manager of Emirates Palace. “As one of Abu Dhabi’s most traditional, iconic and beautiful landmarks, Emirates Palace is the perfect backdrop for this stylish and exciting event.

We look forward to welcoming some of the most influential figures in Polo, and showcasing Abu Dhabi’s hospitality and glamour on an international stage.”

Tickets for the prestigious polo event are limited to 1,000 people per day and prices start from 1600 AED.

Situated on a 1.3km stretch of stunning sandy beach, Emirates Palace is one of the most upscale Abu Dhabi hotels in the city.

 Emirate Palace in Abu Dhabi
Image by: worldtraveller5, on Flickr

Nestled within lush gardens the hotel is one of the city’s iconic landmarks with traditional Arabian architecture featuring beautiful domes and arches. The hotel has luxury spacious guest rooms and suites with balconies and views overlooking the Arabian Gulf, the gardens, or the city’s skyline, plus a range of modern amenities including state-of-the-art multimedia systems, wireless Internet, and 24 hour butler service.

The resort has plenty of facilities and activities for families to enjoy throughout their holidays to Abu Dhabi including a kid’s zone, two fitness centres, four floodlit tennis courts, two swimming pools, and a variety of fun watersports such as scuba diving, snorkelling, windsurfing and sailing.

The Abu Dhabi hotel also boasts a marina with 167 berths that will accommodate some of the world’s best super yachts.

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