Setting the scene
Located just 500 metres off the coast of Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Island with its pure white sand beaches and warm turquoise waters is fast becoming one of the hottest beach destinations in the Middle East. The St Regis Saadiyat is a grand and prestigious hotel which has a Mediterranean feel with lots of unique stylish touches and beautifully appointed rooms.
The resort features 377 guestrooms, all with private terraces, offering panoramic views of the turquoise Arabian Gulf. Spaces range from the intimate to the grand, with rooms from 55 square metres with 10 square metre balconies, to the majestic Royal Suite, a 2000 square metre lavishly-appointed duplex that features five bedrooms, a private pool and a spacious, ocean-facing terrace.
There are 7 fantastic restaurants to choose from and a range of culinary options such as the delicious Sontaya, which serves up some of South East Asia's most inspiring dishes with floating, glass-walled pavilions set amidst interconnected ponds and pools. Turquoiz, offers the finest fish and seafood in a relaxed beach side setting, there is no doubting the impeccable quality of the cuisine on offer amid incredible island scenery.
If you can drag yourself away from the beautiful beach, then the fun and cultural city of Abu Dhabi is just a short 10 minute taxi drive away from the hotel, as well as local attractions such as the fantastic Ferrari World Amusement Park and the Formula One race track. There is also an award winning golf course on site of the hotel, a gym, fabulous spa, 4 swimming pools and 2 tennis courts to keep you occupied. Choose your times wisely though as the heat in the middle of the day can be pretty intense!
Kids of all ages will be in seventh heaven with a whole program of activities to keep them occupied. The Sandcastle Club is for children aged 1 to 12 and is complimentary for guests. They have a daily plan of activities which includes everything from shell painting to card making, football to table tennis, along with state-of-the-art entertainment ranging from a PlayStation and Sega to Wii and Xbox.
The St Regis Saadiyat Island is located just a short 10 minute drive from down town Abu Dhabi and a 20 minute drive from the International Airport. Equally, guests can also arrive via Dubai which is a one hour drive away.
- £1250pp for 5 nights bed and breakfast in a Superior Room, including flights and transfers