The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi
Serene Saadiyat Escape
Lounging in a cabana by the pool, putting on manicured grass, or sinking your toes in fine white sand on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi are only a few of the activities that St. Regis Saaydiyat Island brings to your doorstep. Only ten minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi—but away from the city rush, you are free to get lost in the palatial architecture and curved and quaint stone lanes of villas to enjoy the cloudless sky outdoors at the Mediterranean-style resort, pamper yourself in one of the spa suites at the Iridium Spa, or head for the retail therapy in the property's shops (where the Resort features weekend local markets in the winter). Keep this resort on your list of favorites—you will want to come back to Saadiyat Island when new museums like the Louvre, Guggenheim, and Zayed National Museum open to create places on the small Island for arts and cultural engagement over the next several years.
By Andrea Rip, AFAR Local Expert
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