Six reasons you can’t say no to 48 hours in Abu Dhabi

Break your journey with a 48 hour stop over in Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways. Receive your UAE visa Free, valued at $58, giving you 48 hours in Abu Dhabi to turn your stop over into a mini holiday within your holiday. Pay for one night and get the other night FREE at selected hotels including a scrumptious breakfast to start your day.
 
 
Home to world-class hotels
 
We’ve got over 60 hotels and apartments ranging from 3-stars to 5-stars with none more than 35 minutes away from the airport. Choose to be next to pristine beaches, shopping malls, or world-class golf courses. And with our stopover packages you can enjoy 24-hour check-in and check-out in most hotels. This means you’ll have access to your room from the minute you arrive. For example, if you check in at 8pm, you can check-out at 8pm the next day.
 
2-for- 1 deals on stopover activities
 
From a city tour to a seaplane tour, there are lots of activities to fill your stopover. Pick one from our list of selected activities per couple and each person pays 50%#. Even better, our 2-for- 1 deals are available every day, all year round.
 
Thrills on Yas Island
 
Ride the world’s fastest rollercoaster, go on a shopping spree, drive yourself round the Yas Marina F1™ track or play a great game of golf. There’s something on Yas Island to get everyone’s adrenaline pumping.
 
Family fun at the beach
 
Abu Dhabi’s beaches are full of fun for beach lovers. Enjoy water sports like kitesurfing and windsurfing, build sandcastles on the sandy beaches or for those who just want to relax – simply pick your spot from the hundreds of sun loungers available and enjoy the year-round sunshine.
 
Golfing in the desert
 
If golf is your passion, then you will be spoilt with a number of PGA level golf courses. Be near the airport at Yas Links Abu Dhabi Golf Club or enjoy breathtaking views while you putt at the beachfront course at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club.
 
Desert adventures
 
Experience the dunes in 4x4 SUVs across the desert and begin the night with a spectacular desert sunset. In between, you can ride a camel, try sand boarding and even get a henna tattoo.
 
Getting around is easy
 
When you're in Abu Dhabi getting around is so easy, with sightseeing and experiences no more than a 30-minute drive from the airport. Book your transfer through Hala Abu Dhabi or simply catch a taxi. Abu Dhabi taxis are reasonably priced and plentiful. They can be flagged down at the roadside, booked by phone through the TransAD hotline 600 535353 or via the Abu Dhabi Taxi app.
 
Additional Sights in Abu Dhabi
 
  • 2 for 1 day tours (each person pays 50%):
  • Story of Abu Dhabi from R370pp**
  • Daylight Cruise from R510pp**
  • Sunset Cruise from R510pp**
  • Ferrari World Bronze Ticket from R550pp**
  • Yas Waterworld & Ferrari World 1 day bronze ticket from R595pp**
  • Yas Waterworld & Ferrari World 2 day bronze ticket from R670pp**
  • #Based on 2 people participating in an activity together.
 
**50% Discount already included