Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

7 Reasons To Stay In Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

Spending time in Abu Dhabi? The United Arab Emirates capital is a cosmopolitan place to spend a few days soaking up the sun and fascinating culture.

In a destination as glam as Abu Dhabi, you’ll want to stay in a hotel that matches the vibe,  so we’ve teamed up with Rotana Hotels and Resorts to show you the very best of the UAE.

Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas is a 5-star resort on the breathtaking Saadiyat Island,

Here’s 7 legitimate reasons to stay here…

1. You’ll wake up to a beautiful view of the resort from your balcony

Deluxe and Premium Seaview rooms have sweeping views of the resort below and the inviting Arabian Gulf. What a sight to see first thing in the morning, right?

Beautiful view of the Saadiyat Rotana Resort

2. The cocktails at Nasma Beachfront bar are to-die-for

As well as the rooftop bar at Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas’s Turtle Bay Bar & Grill, you can also sip on expertly mixed cocktails right by the beach at Nasma Beachfront bar.

Think refreshing (and boozy!) coconuts and zesty daiquiris.

rooftop bar at Saadiyat Rotana Resort

3. The entire hotel is incredibly aesthetic – meaning heaps of photos for the ‘gram

Lit up at night time, Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas looks like a Middle-Eastern fairytale castle. The interior of the hotel is luxurious marble, with a cool Seven Sands display in the lobby: sand from each of the Seven Emirates displayed under glass panels in the floor.

Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

Saadiyat Rotana Villa

4. The spa treatments will have you feeling even more relaxed

Zen the Spa at Rotana is the place to be for a spot of pampering. As well as classic treatments (top tip: the Aroma Radiance Facial is fantastic), you can also enjoy unique  Turkish and Moroccan Hammam and Himalayan treatments.

Zen the Spa at Rotana

5. Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas is a top spot to explore Abu Dhabi from

Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas is just 15 minutes from many of Abu Dhabi’s top attractions. You’ll be in easy driving distance of the famous Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and the uber-sleek Louvre Museum.

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Carpet uber-sleek Louvre Museum

6. You get to try appetising food from many different cuisines

Love eating something different every day of your holidays? At Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas you wouldn’t even need to leave the resort, as there’s eight different dining options. Si Ristorante Italiano & Bar offers authentic Italian dishes, with a woodburning oven for pizza.

Seafood lovers need to try Turtle Bay Bar & Grill, which specialises in grilled seafood feasts in a romantic setting by the water.

Spaghetti alle vongole

Saadiyat Rotana

7. And you can even spend the day on the resort’s private beach…

Yep, you won’t even have to choose between the pool and the beach when staying here. Hop between the spacious pool and the pristine white sands of Saadiyat Beach.

white sands of Saadiyat Beach

Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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