Although Dubai garners the most amount of attention, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, is extremely prosperous and accounts for two-thirds of the nation’s economy that is worth more than four-hundred-billion Dollars. It is also a thriving tourist destination with many Abu Dhabi family hotels to choose from such as Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara. Abu Dhabi has an incredibly unique culture where their age-old traditions are combined with their modern nature.

Abu Dhabi is a place that is the definition of adventure, with sprawling cityscapes, vast stretches of enigmatic and tranquil desert, and even pristine sun-swept beaches. Despite being a desert landscape, there is an incredible amount of wildlife present in the United Arab Emirates, especially in the areas surrounding Abu Dhabi, such as Sir Bani Yas Island.

If you need any help finding your way around Abu Dhabi, you can easily rely on people you might come across since the Emirati culture is known for their traditional hospitality. Their culture is also conservative and they are very protective of their ideals, but as long as visitors respect their customs, they can be very warm and accommodating as well as generous.

The city of Abu Dhabi is vivacious, and you will discover modern architectural marvels alongside stunning traditional edifices such as massive marble mosques. There’s a host of internationally renowned attractions located in Abu Dhabi, such as Ferrari World, the first ever theme park associated with the brand. It also happens to contain the fastest roller-coaster in the world, the Formula Rossa, which reaches a top speed of 239 kilometres per hour.

If you’d like to embark on a vacation that has something to offer for the entire family, enabling everyone to leave with an experience they are bound to cherish for a lifetime, then Abu Dhabi is definitely a place worth considering.

Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life.