The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort

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Beachfront beauty and signature butler service make the St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort one of Abu Dhabi’s finest luxury hotels. This is the ultimate escape to the intoxicating Arabian Gulf.

Why you'll love it here

  • Complimentary shuttle to Yas Island’s theme parks and other sights
  • Watch beautiful sunsets at Buddah Bar Beach while the saxophonist plays
  • Choose from over 500 bottles at 55th and 5th steak and wine restaurant
  • 24-hour butler service takes care of every need from morning to night

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

This beautiful beachfront resort enjoys all things modern and luxurious, yet is refined and inviting, harkening to a rich history of hospitality in the Middle East with the St. Regis tradition of intuitive Butler Service all-pervading.

Enjoying a spectacular location in Abu Dhabi on Saadiyat Island, the resort boasts beautiful sea views and a platinum white sand beach at its front door. These sands have been certified with Blue Flag’s Eco Label since 2013 and are part of a protected habitat for nesting hawksbill turtles – if you stay at the right time, you might be lucky enough to see them hatch. Off the shore, keep an eye out for dolphins frolicking in the distant azure waters!

From the moment you step outside of your stylish suite in the morning for breakfast on the terrace to the time you finally tear yourself away from the beach to enjoy cocktails by sunset, you’ll be enchanted by the beauty of St Regis hotel, Abu Dhabi.

As luxurious as it is welcoming, the resort is perfect for adventurous families in need of an escape. Nearby attractions the whole family will enjoy include Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld, while those looking to pick up a purchase or two will be spoilt for choice by the array of premium malls and intoxicating souks in the vicinity.

With a range of gourmet restaurants to sample local delicacies and fantastic fusion food, a specialist spa where you can experience the traditional Hammam beauty regime, a state-of-the-art fitness centre and a range of exciting activities to pursue, this truly is the perfect retreat for those looking to be inspired by the beauty of the United Arab Emirates.

St Regis hotel offers accommodation fit for royalty throughout, with a fusion of Arabian design and modern touches for the ultimate in comfort and style.

Partial Sea View Room

Partial Sea View Room

Sleeps: 3 Adults

Escape to a Partial Sea View Room in a Mediterranean setting, each with an individual terrace, offering breathtaking views of the turquoise blue ocean and beyond. The lavishly appointed guest rooms feature king or twin beds, a spacious double vanity bathroom with Remède bath amenities, complimentary wi-fi and a refreshment center. The signature St. Regis Butler service is also available to all guests. (55-60 square meters)
Ocean Suite & 2 Bedroom Ocean Suite

Ocean Suite & 2 Bedroom Ocean Suite

Sleeps: 3 Adults

The Ocean Suites perfectly captures the resort’s Mediterranean living enhanced with breathtaking views of ocean, and brings the balmy outdoor inside. The suite features 105sqm of lavishly appointed living spaces including a living room, dining facilities, a spacious bathroom and a private balcony. The signature St. Regis Butler service is also available for the added comfort. (From 105sqm with 25sqm balcony, 2 Bedroom Ocean Suite 170 sqm) sleeps up to 4 adults + 2 children
Majestic Suite (Two Bedrooms)

Majestic Suite (Two Bedrooms)

Sleeps: 4 Adults , 2 Children

Beyond expectation and beautiful in every detail, the Majestic Suite welcomes guests with all the comforts of a fine home, along with signature St. Regis service and amenities. 207 sqm in size, the generously appointed suite comes with a lavish living room, dining facilities, two bedrooms and a spacious ocean-view terrace that is indeed a seductive haven. (207 sqm with 60 sqm terrace)
St Regis Suite

St Regis Suite

Sleeps: 3 Adults

With the St. Regis Suite, experience Mediterranean living beautifully located on a natural island. Featuring 85sqm of luxurious space and located on a pristine white beach, the suite includes an intimate living area, a spacious bathroom with double vanity units and a private balcony with breathtaking views of the ocean. The signature St. Regis Butler service is also available for the added comfort. (85sqm)
Superior room

Superior room

Sleeps: 3 Adults

Each Superior Room comes with a private balcony that overlooks the resort's beautiful landscaping. Interiors come alive with a neutral palette of cool browns and creams punctuated by the occasional burst of vivid coral turquoise, adding a distinctive twist to the décor. The spacious bathrooms include a luxurious double vanity unit, a standalone bathtub, separate rain shower and Remède bath amenities. Soft bathrobes and slippers add to the pampering experience.
Premium Sea View Room

Premium Sea View Room

Premium Sea View Rooms offer all this and more, boasting an additional separate bathtub and rainforest shower in their gorgeous bathroom sanctuaries, complete with exclusive Remède bath products. Soft bathrobes and slippers are also available in every room.
Astor Suite

Astor Suite

Sleeps: 4 Adults

The Astor suite features a richly appointed living space, with a separated bedroom, spacious bathroom and private balcony with panoramic views of verdant gardens and the ocean beyond. Decorated in peaceful hues with the occasional pop of turquoise, this calming sanctuary features a plush king-size bed topped with feather down bedding, plus a large walk-in wardrobe.
Majestic Suite

Majestic Suite

Sleeps: 4 Adults , 2 Children

Going above and beyond to attend to your every desire, the two-bedroom Majestic Suite welcomes guests with all the comforts of a luxury home, offering signature St. Regis service and amenities. Over 207 square metres, you can enjoy a beautiful living room, dining facilities, two bedrooms, chic bathrooms and a spacious ocean-view terrace.

Alongside its fantastic bars and restaurants and renowned golf course, St. Regis resort offers a range of brilliant facilities to make your stay in Abu Dhabi a dream.

Iridium Spa

At Iridium Spa, it is about the individual moments tailored to guide each guest through a sensory journey. Whether you wish to be energized, relaxed or refreshed, St Regis’ spa therapists are on hand to create the perfect wellness experience during your stay. Visit the traditional Hammam to enjoy the ancient wonders of Rhassoul body masks, Argan oil scrubs, foaming loofah treatments, steam baths and vigorous Kese mitt exfoliation. Or, try a unique desert sand body scrub infused with your chosen aroma incorporating massage movements to soothe away stress.

St. Regis Athletic Club

Rejuvenate body and mind with an invigorating visit to the St. Regis Athletic Club. This fitness centre boasts the finest health trainers, state-of-the-art gym equipment and a range of group classes and personal training sessions to help you reach your personal goals. Guests can also make use of the 25-metre indoor lap pool or four outdoor swimming pools. Head to the two professional-level tennis courts and squash courts for a friendly game with loved ones, and round it all off by stopping at the incorporated juice bar to refuel.

Sandcastle Kids’ Club

Children will love the vibrant Sandcastle Club, with its fantastic range of indoor and outdoor activities set within a themed cave featuring soft, earth-coloured drapery. They’ll also enjoy exploring the three outdoor pools, basketball half-court and beach; where Hawksbill turtles and dolphins are fascinating residents. There is also a professional babysitting service.

Olea

Olea

Mediterranean-influenced, Olea is the all-day dining venue of The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort. Located on the level one with panoramic view of the ocean and beyond, this restaurant features cooking stations where staff await guests' every whim. With its indoor and alfresco options, it is ideal for a relaxing dining experience with family or friends.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Sontaya

Sontaya

Sontaya, meaning sunset in Thai, is the seductively beautiful venue at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort. Located on floating pavilions with stunning beach and ocean views, Sontaya shares delicious food and signature cocktails.

  • Lunch
  • Dinner
The Drawing Room

The Drawing Room

The Drawing Room celebrates the UAE’s time-honoured tradition of afternoon tea. Visit to sample bespoke tea blends and savour delectable pastries and home-made cakes in both indoor and outdoor dining options.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
The Manhattan Lounge

The Manhattan Lounge

This stylish venue is the perfect spot to relax, whether sitting inside the bar or outside on the terrace. The interior is comfortable and chic, with the outdoor space offering incredible views of the resort. Peruse the acclaimed bar menu to find your new favourite beverage.

  • Dinner
Buddha-Bar Beach

Buddha-Bar Beach

  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Mazi

Mazi

Reserve an evening for dinner at Mazi, where the family can connect over traditional Greek delicacies in an intimate setting. This contemporary restaurant serves a range of traditional Greek dishes and infuses them with a fresh, modern twist to give them that extra something. Enjoy sensational flavours, world-class cocktails, and an extensive collection of fine Greek wines.

  • Dinner

Abu Dhabi is a hub of activity, from its range of bars and social hubs to its ancient architecture and thrilling adventure sports.

Watersports

With the wonders of the Arabian Gulf beckoning all around on Saadiyat Island, St. Regis resort is the perfect destination to seek a thrill with a range of fantastic watersports from the stunning beach. Whether you fancy kayaking around the island, taking a boogie board to the waves with the kids, or leisurely trying a spot of stand-up paddleboarding as you take in the wonders of the shores, there’s no better way to connect with nature than this.

Turtle Spotting

One of the most unforgettable experiences to be had in Abu Dhabi is turtle spotting and rehabilitation The Hawksbill is one of the area’s most loved species, yet is listed as critically endangered. The Saadiyat Beach hosts several Hawksbill turtle nests every year – each nest containing between 90 and 100 eggs. Visit a local rehabilitation clinic to see the amazing work being done to increase the numbers of the beautiful creature, or meet a Hawksbill turtle up close.

Golf

Golfers will love the award-winning Saadiyat Beach Golf Club with its impressive course designed by famous icon Gary Player to harness the beauty of the surrounding beach. Explore the meandering, eco-conscious course and take in stunning sea views as you explore the tees. You might even spot dolphins at play in the glistening Arabian Gulf. Three saltwater lakes and restored beach and sand dunes provide exciting on-course hazards, while over 60 bunkers make even the bravest golfer pause for thought on this challenging Par 72.

F1

Abu Dhabi is famous for hosting some of the world’s most exciting Formula 1 races, so no visit to the city is complete without a trip to the Grand Prix. With a range of events occurring at the course throughout the year, you can be sure to get a taste of the action during your stay. Alternatively, visit Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, a family theme park, a racing car-themed venue offering a range of hair-raising rides and amazing automotive activities.

Quad tours and safaris

Another of Abu Dhabi’s most recognisable assets is its desert proximity. For those who have always wanted to explore the Arabian desert, to those who simply love the thrill of quad biking offroad, there are a range of excelled quad bike and ATV experiences here. Explore the sandy hills by quad, ATV or even sand buggy for a truly unforgettable day out.

Hatha Yoga

For a more relaxed experience at the St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, sample a serene Hatha yoga class. Hatha style yoga combines classic yoga breathing techniques and poses with an emphasis on movement functional and alignment, creating smooth transitional flows. These specialist classes are led by experienced professionals and guide guests through the intention of setting, breath awareness and poses for a gentler approach to yoga perfect for beginners and more experienced yogis alike.

St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort has embraced an ethos of eco-conscious hospitality.

The resort has bid farewell to plastic water bottles and has instead welcomed biodegradable replacements for plastic-packaged products, making a significant reduction in their environmental footprint.

Plus, the resort has also increased their dedication to water conservation, installing water-efficient toilets and showers to ensure every drop counts in this arid region.

Local immersion is a key feature of the resort’s environmental proposition; tours and activities are thoughtfully organised by local guides and businesses, offering guests an authentic experience that’s also beneficial to the community.

The resort believes in nurturing homegrown talent too, providing a platform for local artists to showcase their work and celebrate Abu Dhabi culture and creativity within its beautiful surroundings.

Finally, St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort's commitment to sustainability extends to its culinary scene. The resort proudly serves organic food onsite, offering a delicious, farm-to-table experience that's both nutritious and kind to the environment.

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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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