Abu Dhabi is the best place on earth to enjoy a thrilling & exciting dune driving. With a history that goes far back and a present that is vibrating with trade, tradition, celebration and sporting events, Abu Dhabi is a place hard to ignore. Situated on the central western coast of the United Arab Emirates, it is one of the seven emirates. Abu Dhabi houses a city of its namesake, which is also the capital of the country. Flourishing by the calm and deep blue waters of Persian Gulf, it shelters the major bulk of the oil reserves in its backyard. This T-shaped island of Abu Dhabi provides accommodation to more than 1,000,000 people and amazingly most of the populace comprises of expatriate communities from south-east Asia. Moreover, in recent times, tourism has bloomed in this desert destination. With sun, sea, sand and several spectacular new hotels, Abu Dhabi is hoping to attract more tourists to experience its city and desert.
Abu Dhabi may not possess an extraordinary past to boast of but today it is one of the most modern and wealthiest cities in the world. It is the centre of government and business life in the United Arab Emirates and headquarters of major oil operating companies and embassies are based here. Large gardens and parks, sophisticated high-rise buildings, state-of-the-art communication services and transport system are some of the highlighting points of Abu Dhabi. The city has a seemingly endless variety of unique vacation opportunities. Some of the highlights are desert safaris, dune driving, sand-skiing, moonlit Arabian Desert barbecues, camel racing, horse racing, and cruises in traditional wooden ‘dhow’, which are completed with traditional entertainment. Several bed and breakfasts and small but comfortable hostels are also available as more reasonable form of accommodation in this glamorous city. Tourists can also take apartments for rent near the gala shopping complexes and recently developed tourist attractions of Abu Dhabi.



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