Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

5* out of 5 stars

This beachfront beauty won’t disappoint guests seeking serenity on their next holiday to the Middle East. Located on a 9km stretch of white powdery sand which is also home to the indigenous Hawksbill turtles, Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas is a picture-perfect paradise. Just 500 metres off the coast of Abu Dhabi, and a mere 20 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport, this Middle Eastern escape is conveniently well-connected without losing its feeling of an exclusive getaway.

Luxury holidays to Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

Step into a luxury world of 327 uniquely-designed rooms and suites alongside thirteen beach villas which brings the powdery Saadiyat shores to your doorstep. Then explore the seven restaurants, each of which presents a vast choice of delicious options that range from brand-new culinary experiences to familiar favourites which feature ingredients sourced from around the world. The resort also offers therapeutic sessions at Zen the Spa alongside Turkish Hammam and 10 treatment rooms. Plus guests can enjoy the outdoor pool - perfect for relaxing amid the stunning Arabic architecture. Throw in Club Rotana benefits which offer added privileges and personalised service, and this a luxurious Middle East holiday unlike any other.

Things to do at Saadiyat Island Resort & Villas

There’s something to enjoy for the whole family. For a start, the children will love Aladdin’s Cave kids’ club, which boasts a lazy river, splash pool, cinema zone, a water slide and so much more - securing Saadiyat Rotana’s place as a family favourite holiday destination in the Middle East. And there’s a wealth of activities for adults too, from two tennis courts and a multi-sports court to mini-golf and the beach club. Saadiyat Island is also home to the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the ucomging Guggenhein Abu Dhabi, and Zayed National Museum. Then again, often there’s nothing better to do than kick back on the idyllic beach whilst the children spend their day making unforgettable memories.

Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas Benefits

Club Rotana guests can enjoy complimentary, non-alcoholic welcome drinks upon check-in, dedicated check in & check out by the Club Rotana team, VIP in-room amenities upon arrival, breakfast served daily from 06:30 till 10:30 hours during weekdays and 06:30 till 11:00 during weekends, complimentary hot drinks and soft drinks throughout the day, evening canapés and select alcholic drinks from 18:00 till 20:00 hours, and local newspapers available at the lounge & in room.

Guests enjoying a honeymoon, birthday, or anniversary can also take advantage of the following benefits on offer: late check out until 15:00, breakfast served in-room or at the Sim-Sim buffet, room upgrade, sparkling wine or mocktails on arrival, romantic in-room delicacies (honeymoon only), 50% discount on couples treatments at the spa (honeymoon only & not applicable to retail items). These special benefits appply only to guests staying a minimum of 3 nights or more.

Guests staying in villas can also take advantage of the following benefits: private return airport transfers to & from Abu Dhabi International Airport, (flight details to be provided at least 72 hours prior to arrival date), two complimentary tickets to Louvre Abu Dhabi. floating breakfast for two in the villa plunge pool once during stay, access to Rotana Club Lounge, complimentary pressing for 8 laundry items during stay, sparkling wine on arrival, VIP amenities upon arrival, 50% discount on spa treatments, butler service, priority on same-day restaurant reservations. These special benefits appply only to guests staying a minimum of 5 nights or more.

A healthy & happy stay at Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

The Rotata Safe Space programme focuses on both significantly enhanced cleaning in partnership with Ecolab hygiene technologies, and a contactless experience whilst staying at the hotel. A wide range of newly introduced digital services include check-in and check-out, restaurants and room service orders via app or online. Meanwhile increased sanitary and disinfection protocols are also in place and verified by Ecolab. Highlights include: thermal screening and hand santitising stations; PPE mandatory for staff; luggage disinfection; deep cleaning and sealing of rooms in between visits. For more information, please enquire.

Please note: the Club Rotana Lounge dress code is semi-casual (no bathrobes, swimwear or slippers). Smoking in the Lounge is prohibited, however guests may use the terrace should they wish. Children below the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and guests below the age of 21 are not permitted to consume alcohol. Food and beverage from the Club Rotana Lounge can not be taken away and consumed outside the Lounge. Should you wish to invite guests without Club Rotana Lounge access, a charge will be applied for food and drinks.

Please note: In order to receive honeymoon, birthday, or anniversary benefits, the occasion should be mentioned upon booking and a copy of the wedding certificate or passport copy with date of birth should be provided upon reservation.

Please note: Ramadan is from 2nd April - 1st May 2022 and 22nd March – 20th April 2023. Visitors to the Middle East during this time should be aware that opening times may vary and some restrictions may apply. Please speak to your Middle East specialist at Kenwood Travel for more information.

Please note: A tourism tax of AED 15 per room per night applies at this hotel, to be paid locally.

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Accommodation

Classic Room

Experience Saadiyat in style in a Classic Room with beach house-inspired décor and floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors that lead to a balcony. With king or twin bed options, an open-plan bathroom with tub or walk-in shower and elegant beach-inspired furnishings, it is the place to unwind and settle into island life. Offers views over the Resort Gardens and Saadiyat Golf Course on higher floors. Room includes: complimentary high-speed WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities, 49-inch flat screen TV, individually-controlled air conditioning, walk-in rain shower, bathtub, hairdryer, personal safety box, mini bar, IDD telephones. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 12 (on existing bedding).

Deluxe Room

Become immersed in Saadiyat beauty in a luxurious Deluxe Room. Floor to ceiling glass sliding doors lead to your balcony, which overlooks the resort or a breath-taking glimpse of the Arabian Gulf. Choose from king or twin beds for your comfort and convenience and enjoy the spacious open-plan bathroom in a room reminiscent of a modern beach home. Offers partial Pool Views or Sea Views. Room includes: complimentary high-speed WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities, 49-inch flat screen TV, individually-controlled air conditioning, walk-in rain shower, bathtub, hairdryer, personal safety box, mini bar, IDD telephones. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 12 (on existing bedding).

Premium Sea View Room

Take a deep breath, relax and let the fresh sea air rejuvenate you when you check into your Premium Sea View Room, with unrivalled views of the white flawless sand and lapping waves of Saadiyat Beach. Choose from king or twin beds in an elegant beach-style room with a modern open plan bathroom and floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors that lead to your private balcony. Offers full Sea Views. Room includes: complimentary high-speed WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities, 49-inch flat screen TV, individually-controlled air conditioning, walk-in rain shower, bathtub, hairdryer, personal safety box, mini bar, IDD telephones. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 12 (on existing bedding).

Family Room

Experience Saadiyat in style in a 2-interconnecting Classic Rooms with beach house-inspired décor and floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors that lead to a balcony. With king or twin bed options, an open-plan bathroom with tub or walk-in shower and elegant beach-inspired furnishings, it is the place to unwind and settle into island life. Room includes: guaranteed interconnecting classic rooms, complimentary high-speed WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities, 49-inch flat screen TV, individually-controlled air conditioning, walk-in rain shower, bathtub, hairdryer, personal safety box, mini bar, IDD telephones. Maximum occupancy: 4 adults and 2 children under the age of 12 (on existing bedding).

Club Rotana Room

Life is for living so treat yourself to the best and check-in to Club Rotana Room with extra benefits, from lounge access to personalised guest services. Located on the resort’s upper floors, you can enjoy stunning views of the resort or the sea from the comfort of a stylish open-plan room with a king or twin bed and a luxurious bathroom with tub and walk-in rain shower. Room includes: exclusive access to the Club Rotana lounge, complimentary high-speed WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities, 49-inch flat screen TV, individually-controlled air conditioning, walk-in rain shower, bathtub, hairdryer, personal safety box, mini bar, IDD telephones. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 12 (on existing bedding).

Club Rotana Suite

Dream big and check into a palatial Club Rotana Suite where you can make the most of your stay on this unique tropical desert island. Smart, sophisticated and with beach-inspired décor, this has a private balcony with resort views and comes with a king bed and a separate living room area. Club Rotana benefits give you access to the dedicated lounge and exclusive guest services. Room includes: exclusive access to the Club Rotana lounge, complimentary high-speed WiFi, fully-furnished balcony, tea and coffee making facilities, 49-inch flat screen TV, individually-controlled air conditioning, walk-in rain shower, bathtub, hairdryer, personal safety box, mini bar, IDD telephones. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 12 (on existing bedding).

Terrace Suite

Step out onto your own private furnished terrace and admire the spectacular sea views, dine with friends or simply relax as the sun sets. Ideal for couples celebrating special occasions or long-stay guests, the stylishly-designed Terrace Suite with a king bed, also has a separate living room that will make you feel at home on Saadiyat. Bright, airy, modern and furnished in soothing neutral tones, it is your piece of paradise. Room includes: exclusive access to the Club Rotana lounge, large fully-furnished terrace, complimentary high-speed WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities, 49-inch flat screen TV, individually-controlled air conditioning, walk-in rain shower, bathtub, hairdryer, personal safety box, mini bar, IDD telephones. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 12 (on existing bedding).

One Bedroom Beach Villa

Live the Saadiyat Island dream in your own One-Bedroom Beach Villa. With its own large private plunge pool, modern amenities and a fully furnished terrace directly facing the sea, this refined but casual retreat is ideal for guests seeking privacy, luxury and an inspiring location. With unrivalled sea views, contemporary furnishings that are reminiscent of an elegant beach house and a location that is hard to beat, you will not want to leave. Room includes: exclusive access to the Club Rotana lounge, large & private plunge pool, fully-furnished terrace, complimentary high-speed WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities, 49-inch and 55-inch flat screen TV, individually-controlled air conditioning, walk-in rain shower, bathtub, hairdryer, personal safety box, mini bar, IDD telephones. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 12 (on existing bedding).

Two Bedroom Beach Villa

Immerse yourself in the outstanding beauty of Saadiyat Beach from your own exclusive Two-Bedroom Beach Villa with a large luxuriously-furnished terrace area and a generous private plunge pool. Totally secluded, with the dazzling Arabian Gulf waters as your outlook, you can relax with family and friends in privacy. This is the ultimate sanctuary where you can get away from the world and make the most of every moment on this idyllic natural island. Room includes: exclusive access to the Club Rotana lounge, large & private plunge pool, fully-furnished terrace, complimentary high-speed WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities, 49-inch and 55-inch flat screen TV, individually-controlled air conditioning, walk-in rain shower, bathtub, hairdryer, personal safety box, mini bar, IDD telephones. Maximum occupancy: 4 adults and 2 children under the age of 12 (on existing bedding).

Facilities

  • Accessible rooms & facilities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Babysitting facilities
  • Bars
  • Complimentary shuttle service to malls
  • Family rooms
  • Half Board Dine-Around Option
  • Hotel Club Lounge
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Kids & Teens Club
  • Kids Stay Free places
  • Laundry Service
  • Private Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Satellite TV in rooms
  • Separate Kids Pool
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Tennis Courts
  • Waiting Lounge
  • Walking distance to attractions
  • Wi-Fi

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Food & Drink

Hamilton’s Gastropub

Hearty pub grub is up for grabs at Hamilton’s Gastropub where authentic British and American dishes are served with enthusiasm. The first gastropub concept to open on Saadiyat Island, this is the place to savour an expertly-poured or mixed drink, or share a meal while you soak up the lively ambiance. Furnished in the style of a modern pub and with great music as a backdrop, this one-of-a-kind venue promises fun times and good food from lunchtime until the early hours. Please note: During the period of Ramadan (May 5-June 4) the restaurant will be open Sunday-Thursday from 4pm-2am, Fridays from 12pm-2am, Saturdays from 11am-2pm.

Nasma

Beachfront Bar - With a stunning beachfront location, live DJ music and a focus on sharing plates, Nasma Beachfront Bar offers the best sea views and coolest vibes on Saadiyat Island. Grab a bean bag, sofa, hammock or a private cabana and socialise while you sip on hand-crafted cocktails and sundowners, all mixed to perfection by the expert bartenders. Share fresh sushi, antipasti, ceviche and local delicacies with friends, followed by shisha if you wish. Please note: During the period of Ramadan (May 5-June 4) the bar will be opened from 11am-midnight.

Sama Lobby Lounge

Sit back and relax in the spacious Sama Lobby Lounge, the ideal place to meet friends or business colleagues for tea, coffee and a pastry - or perhaps a dessert. Light meals are served here too and takeaway options are available for your convenience. With modern bright interiors, light wood and a laid-back ambiance, not to mention two large terraces with magnificent views of the Arabian Sea, this lobby lounge is a refreshing departure from the norm. Please note: During the period of Ramadan (May 5-June 4) the Lounge will be opened from 7am-11pm.

Si Ristorante Italiano & Bar

Become immersed in the best of Italian cuisine and style at Si Ristorante Italiano & Bar, where authentic dishes and contemporary design make for an outstanding dining experience. The resort’s expert chefs create Italian delicacies made from fresh seasonal ingredients and cooked to perfection in the open kitchens. They are served with panache in a venue defined by warm colours, dark woods and a relaxed ambiance. For a pre-dinner drink, head to the restaurant’s hip and modern bar. Please note: During the period of Ramadan (May 5-June 4) the restaurant will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Opening hours will be Friday-Monday from 1-10.30pm, Thursday from 1-3.30pm and 6.30-10.30pm.

Sim Sim

Be prepared for a gastronomic journey at Sim Sim, the elegant all-day dining restaurant where the expansive international buffet is bursting with global flavours. From Middle Eastern specialties that provide a culinary insight into regional tastes, to European favourites and Asian dishes cooked to perfection, you are in for a real treat - at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Watch as the talented chefs showcase their skills at live cooking stations, creating fresh themed or seasonal plates. They will also prepare dishes just to your taste from the restaurant’s à la carte menu. Please note: During the period of Ramadan (May 5-June 4) the restaurant will be closed for lunchtime. Opening hours will be from 6.30-11am and 6.30-10.30pm.

Turtle Bay Bar & Grill

Surf, turf and grilled delicacies entice you to Turtle Bay Bar & Grill, a stunning two-storey venue with al fresco dining options to suit all occasions. At lunch, you can dine in your swimwear, taking advantage of the shaded outdoor seating area, but as the sun sets, switch to your smart casual attire and prepare to sip on lavish drinks on the magnificent rooftop terrace with beautiful beach views and a refreshing cool breeze. At night, the menu becomes more upscale, with fragrant grilled meats and locally-caught fish amongst the star dishes. Please note: During the period of Ramadan (May 5-June 4) the restaurant will be closed on Sundays and Mondays. Opening hours will be from 5pm-11.30pm Tuesday-Saturday.