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Reviewed April 2024

Abu Dhabi is a vibrant intersection of the old and new, seamlessly progressing towards the future hand in hand. This city is a living canvas, ever-changing, where the dance of tradition and modernity creates a spectacle that magnetizes millions of wanderers, solidifying its role as a pulsating nucleus in the grand panorama of the UAE.

As we embrace the new year, Abu Dhabi invites us to discover fresh escapades, from beachfront retreats with crystal-clear waters to luxurious resorts on secluded islands, reigniting the zest for life.

In this feature, Wego spotlights these anticipated hotel openings in Abu Dhabi for the year 2024. Stay tuned for an exciting journey through these upcoming havens of relaxation and indulgence.

Anantara Santorini Abu Dhabi Retreat

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Anantara Santorini Abu Dhabi Retreat is the newest venture from Minor Hotels in UAE. Anantara Hotels has made it possible to embark on a Mediterranean-inspired journey at Anantara Santorini Abu Dhabi Retreat, where the allure of Greece meets the extravagance of Mamma Mia. Anchored this haven boasts 22 enchanting rooms and suites with panoramic views of the Persian Gulf’s tourmaline blue waters and a captivating coastline.

Dive into luxury with amenities like a cutting-edge swimming pool, a fitness center, a cinematic masterpiece of a hall, and a spa oasis. The retreat offers two dining venues, specializing in Arabic and Greek cuisine. Additionally, guests can enjoy 24-hour in-room dining for a romantic or private experience.

Moreover, nearby attractions, including Yas Waterworld, Ferrari World, and the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, are conveniently located within a few kilometers.

You can now book your stay at the Anantara Santorini Abu Dhabi Retreat!

Mondrian Abu Dhabi

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Nestled in the heart of creative ingenuity, Mondrian Abu Dhabi marks the avant-garde collaboration between Ennismore Mondrian and the Al Hazoom group, unveiling a symphony of luxury along the Abu Dhabi Canal. With each Mondrian property globally being a unique masterpiece, the Abu Dhabi installment enlisted the brilliance of award-winning interior architect Tristan Du Plessis to craft an enchanting blueprint, promising a visual feast of serenity.

Occupying downtown real estate with a panoramic embrace of Reem Island and Al Maryah Island, Mondrian Abu Dhabi unfolds as a lavish sanctuary. Boasting 221 rooms, 80 serviced apartments, a regal ballroom, 4 meeting rooms, and retail spaces, it becomes a tapestry of elegance and functionality.

Moreover, the lagoon, adorned with an infinity edge, frames spellbinding ocean views, inviting you to lose yourself in the ethereal embrace of tranquility. Revel in indulgence with spa retreats, a mesmerizing swimming pool, a vibrant kids’ club, and a cutting-edge gym, all curated to elevate your senses!

LXR Hotels & Resorts, Al Nawras Island

LXR Hotels and Resorts is a brand venture from Hilton Worldwide Holdings, marking its inaugural debut in the UAE. This opulent haven unfolds with a flourish, presenting 80 sprawling beach and water villas, crowned by the majestic 450-square-meter two-bedroom royal villa – a regal sanctuary for the discerning connoisseur of luxury.

Indulge in a spectacle of leisure as the canvas unfurls with grandeur – a vast golf course, two outdoor swimming pools embraced by the sun’s caress, and a secluded indoor pool offering a retreat into aquatic serenity. The rhythmic pulse of vitality echoes through the gym, fitness studio, and the symphony of tennis and paddle courts.

The allure extends to a private marina, a beach club echoing with whispers of tranquility, and a spa and wellness center, a cocoon of rejuvenation in the lap of opulence. Unveiled culinary extravagance awaits at the resort, showcasing two distinctive signature restaurants featuring both indoor and al fresco dining settings, complemented by two vibrant bars and a cafe inspired by wellness

Marriott Executive Apartments, Al Reem Island

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Marriott Executive Apartments on Al Reem Island is a jewel among the quartet of Marriott International’s opulent foray into the UAE. Poised majestically overlooking the Al Reem Canal and neighboring the allure of Al Maryah Island, this residence is a haven for connoisseurs of extended stays, perfectly marrying accessibility with aesthetic grandeur.

With 147 meticulously designed 1, 2, or 3-bedroom suites, Marriott Executive Apartments epitomize comfort and convenience. Each suite is a symphony of indulgence, boasting a fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, a spacious lounge, and a dedicated office area.

Elevating the experience, the residence pampers its guests with thoughtful amenities, including personalized grocery delivery, laundry service, and housekeeping.

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