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Abu Dhabi Corniche
Abu Dhabi Corniche

Abu Dhabi Corniche

Free admission
Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The Basics

The Corniche is a popular area for family recreation. On warm, sunny days, snag a spot under an umbrella at Corniche Beach at either the public, family, or singles entrances, and cool off with a plunge in the designated swimming area.

In the evenings, you can join locals strolling along the well-paved promenade or sit in one of the landscaped parks and gardens scattered along the way. Be sure to bring your camera, as the Corniche offers spectacular views of Abu Dhabi’s skyline and unobstructed panoramas of the turquoise water.

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Joao_G, Oct 2021
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The tour began punctually. The car was clean and we had all support. We visited the "must see" points of Abu Dhabi, which would be quite difficult or at least a "just see" tour if we were by ourselves. Our guide was Benny, a very gentle guy who knows more than beautiful places, but also give tips and is able to talk about local history, economics, and culture at all. Definitely, I recommend this city tour.
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jessii_p, Oct 2021
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Amazing trip considering Abu Dhabi opened their boarders up to some travelers 1 week prior. Most places were closed due to covid, but were still able to get some photo ops at various places. The mosque was open & got amazing photos inside!
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Benny was great!
Mark_B, Sep 2021
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We had a great experience with our guide Benny. Very personable and knowledgeable having the ability to answer any questions we there at him. He was proactive in reaching out to us before - giving us advice regarding current Covid restrictions and we ended up having no issues during our tour. I would highly recommend doing this type of tour if visiting.
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I appreciate the fact that Viator were understanding and changed our tour.
Therese_F, Aug 2021
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Charlene_G, Jul 2021
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The entire trip was pleasant. The tour guide, Rafiq, was very nice and he gave us a ton of valuable information about Abu Dhabi and UAE in general. The bus was super clean. The sites that we went to were great. I would definitely recommend them.
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Humberto_F, Oct 2021
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TBF_T, Oct 2021
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The tour was beautiful the driver & host was excellent a great time the driver was on time and very nice
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Best tour in Abu Dhabi
Stefany_V, Jun 2021
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This tour was absolutely amazing ! Our tour guide made us feel so welcomed ! He informed us about everything on the way and explained every important building and sight in Abu Dhabi. I recommend this tour to anyone visiting for the first time . My husband and I couldn’t have been any happier ! Thank you!

Things to Know Before You Go

  • There is free parking within a 5-minute walk of the beach.

  • Lifeguards are on duty at Corniche Beach during designated swimming hours.

  • There is a small entry fee for the family and singles sections of the beach, but the public area is free.

  • The Corniche was awarded Blue Flag status—an internationally recognized eco-label indicating clean and safe water.

  • Abu Dhabi is a conservative city, so dress modestly on the beach, and cover up before leaving the sand.

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How to Get There

The Corniche is easy to reach by taxi, but you can take bus line 34 to the Corniche Street stop as well. The best place to access the free public beach is at the intersection of Corniche Road and Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street. To enjoy the promenade, simply follow the path along the waterfront.

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When to Get There

The beach is least crowded during the week; on the weekend, it can be very hard to find a free umbrella. For the best weather, consider visiting during the spring or fall. In the summertime, the beaches are quite hot, but an evening walk along the promenade is still a popular pastime.

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Rent a Bike at the Corniche

The most popular way to explore the Corniche is by bike. There are numerous companies that rent out bikes for a reasonable fee as well as bike-share stations. You can take your time when exploring the boardwalk, stopping for a drink at a local cafe or taking photos of the picturesque setting. Just be sure to stick to the designated bike paths.

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