Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi is a year-round destination, with seasonal activities and attractions to suit every taste and interest. Sea, sand and surf are popular throughout the year, with lots of sunshine. All facilities are fully airconditioned so even on the hottest days, visitors can relax and enjoy a range of activities indoors. This cosmopolitan city is the capital of the UAE and home to its president. Visitors will be surprised by the variety of activities and the contrasts between tradition and modernity. The Louvre Abu Dhabi features an outstanding collection covering the breadth of humanity's artistic achievements while at the Falcon Hospital you can learn about one of the oldest Arab traditions. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a triumph of Islamic architecture while Yas Island, home to the F1 Grand Prix, offers adrenaline pumping theme parks and waterparks. In the mangroves you can kayak amongst flamingos then head to the desert to watch the sun setting behind the golden dunes.