Enjoying a prime location overlooking Abu Dhabi's Grand Canal is The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal. This Venetian inspired luxury hotel and beach resort is set in 57 acres of beautifully manicured lawns complete with water features and private beaches, against the backdrop of the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
The 447 luxurious guestrooms and suites are housed in crescent of ten stately buildings surrounding an enormous swimming pool. Decorated in Ritz-Carlton’s signature style rooms bedrooms come with the Ritz-Carlton signature linens and featherbeds, bathrooms feature marble baths alongside separate showers and double vanities. Rooms open onto the gardens or come with direct views of the pool or the Grand Canal, and come with all mod cons. In addition, 85 private one and two bedroom villas are dotted amongst the lush, landscaped gardens that surround the heart of the property. Replete with outdoor terraces, African-teak timber pergolas and a butler service.
Eight unique restaurants offer an array of experiences from fine dining to a casual café. The three signature restaurants created by award-winning Japanese designer Super Potato include, Li Jiang, a modern Southeast Asian restaurant with an open kitchen specializing in noodles and dim sum; Mijana, a contemporary Arabic restaurant, showcasing the very best in traditional Lebanese; while The Forge, is the signature steak and seafood restaurant.Other options include, Giornotte, with all-day Mediterranean dining on the outdoor terrace; Al Fresco, the beachside eatery; Alba, for afternoon tea in the lobby; Dolce for coffe and ice cream fixes; and Sorso, perfect for an aperitif.
Meanwhile, enourmous pool and beach aside, the beachfront ESPA spa offers sixteen treatment rooms, a plunge pool, hammam and a private beach where spa guests can enjoy a range of express spa treatments throughout the day.