Al Ain, second largest city of Abu Dhabi, is known as the Garden City because of its lush green surroundings. The hot desert climate and numerous attractions make this city a popular tourist destination.
For visitors seeking Al Ain accommodation, there are a large number of luxury hotels and resorts to choose from, catering to both business and leisure guests.
Top Things in Al Ain
There are a variety of things for families to do together, such as visiting the zoo, amusement park and Go-Kart circuit. Take a trip to the Jebel Hafit massif for stunning views across the city, and stroll along the promenade in the evenings. The Al Ain gardens are also a major attraction with their colourful plant collections.
The international Go-Kart Circuit attracts professionals from across the world and is open to locals and tourists of all ages and abilities who are looking for a fun and active day out.
Located in the Jebel Hafeet mountain foothills, the Al Ain Zoo boasts one of the largest collections of wildlife in the world, with a large number of fascinating species on display. There is a big-cat house, reptile house, monkey compound and aquarium. It also protects the few remaining white lions. This is a perfect outing for children and adults alike.
The Hili Fun City Amusement Park offers great fun for the whole family, especially for the kids, with a selection of rides, playgrounds and pleasure gardens as well as convenient cafes and restaurants.
The Camel Market is an ancient market that facilitates large-scale purchases and sales of camels, the animal which is known as the 'King of the Desert'.
Al Ain is a great place for eating out, with a wide range of restaurants and smaller venues serving up cuisines from Turkey, Egypt, China and India as well as Lebanese and Iranian specialties. There are also plenty of modern fast food outlets. Quickstops is child-friendly and has outdoor seating as well as serving snacks, while Moroccan Beauty serves Moroccan cuisine in an exotic Eastern setting.
Nightlife in Al Ain
Some say that Al Ain's nightlife in is best experienced at Trader Vic's, a combination bar and club that offers non-stop entertainment all night long. In addition to a variety of specialty drinks, Trader Vic's features a Cuban band that plays Latin music with a rhythm sure to get you on your feet. In addition to Trader Vic's, there are also several amazing clubs and pubs located in the area's various hotels. The bustling city of Dubai is also only a few miles away.
Al Ain Accommodation
Visitors can choose from hotels close to popular restaurants and entertainment, the international airport or the business district. Hotels at the higher end offer spacious, artistically designed rooms, and are complete with facilities for meetings, seminars, and conferences. For budget travellers, there is also a good selection of cheap hotels in Al Ain, as well as inns and guesthouses that provide a home-away-from-home feeling at an affordable price, so every taste is catered for.