Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri


The prime location of this hotel makes it an ideal destination for exploring the delights of Abu Dhabi, set near to the airport, city centre and golf course. Inside the hotel is connected by waterways, allowing guests to meander in style on traditional Arabic boats.

Why you'll love it here

  • Discover a traditional Arabian souk in a modern setting just next door to the hotel
  • Enjoy a short and picturesque abra ride through the waterways between the hotel and the souk
  • Head to the hotel’s gazebo at sunset for amazing views of the Sheikh Zayed Mosque
  • Relax and unwind with a Four Hands Harmonising Massage at CHI, The Spa

Best For

  • Family, Toddlers (0-3), Kids (4-12),


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Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

Located on a beautiful one kilometre stretch of sandy private beach, between the two bridges of Al Maqta and Mussafah, this sumptuous property is located within the Qaryat Al Beri complex, where guests can benefit from an impressive range of facilities, such as a Souk.

All of the rooms and suites at Shangri-La are lavish, each having a balcony or a terrace that provides an ideal setting for viewing striking ocean sunsets and traditional Arabic domes and minarets. 

The restaurants at Shangri-La are considered some of the finest in Abu Dhabi. You’ll be able to enjoy a wide range of international cuisines across a total of four restaurants. Shang Palace, Shangri-La’s signature restaurant, serves authentic Chinese dishes, while award-winning restaurant Hoi An is the place to go for delectable Vietnamese specialities.

Experience the ultimate in French fine dining at the chic Bord Eau, or pop into the Al Hanah Bar for delicious pre-dinner drinks, then finish the evening off in the casual Lobby Lounge. The pool deck is the perfect spot to sample some fragrant shisha.

Spend your days being pampered in the soothing Arabian sanctuary that is CHI, The Spa, which boasts a superb beachfront setting and a selection of treatments showcasing Arabic culture and wellbeing traditions, such as the Hammam, Detoxifying Arabic Coffee Scrub and Rose & Honey Body Wrap. Views of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque from the beach are particularly impressive.

Or take part in one of the many exciting activities at the resort. Why not participate in a fitness class, drink in the spectacular views from the rooftop pool, or lounge on one of the immaculate white sand beaches?

Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri demonstrates its commitment to sustainable hospitality with its extensive use of eco-friendly products, which are crafted from renewable resources. These products not only exude opulence, but also uphold the resort’s pledge to minimize harm to the environment.

In addition to their eco-conscious product choices, the hotel has taken steps to support local communities. They've introduced locally-sourced products in their daily buffet, inviting guests to relish the flavours of Abu Dhabi, while bolstering the regional economy. Furthermore, Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri is actively engaging with local suppliers to bring free-range chicken and eggs to their dining tables, championing animal welfare and sustainable agriculture.

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  • Time zone: +4 GMT
  • Flight time: 7-8 hours
  • Recommended airlines: Etihad Airways
  • Currency: UAE dirham
  • Tipping guideline: Discretionary
  • Health considerations: There is no risk of yellow fever in UAE, however, yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: Abu Dhabi
  • Population: 1.593e+006
  • National languages: Arabic, English
  • Electricity and plugs: Type G, 230V
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good
  • UK passport visa requirements: You need a visa for United Arab Emirates if you have a British passport - on arrival for a maximum of 30 days

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