Discover championship golf, world-class hotels & more

Abu Dhabi has forced its way to the top of the must-visit list in recent years. Winning over many with its luxurious stay & play golf packages. Abu Dhabi golf holidays are the epitome of opulence, boasting a myriad of unbelievable five-star accommodation options such as Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi, and the St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort. The courses are even more iconic, with greats like Yas Links, Abu Dhabi Golf Club and Saadiyat Beach, which are some of the best golf courses in the Middle East. Abu Dhabi even hosts annual European Tour stops and other championship events, so if you plan your trip right you can spectate and then tee-off in paradise.

Why play golf in Abu Dhabi?

  • Vist stunning golf courses in the capital of the UAE
  • Escape the UK weather & indulge in some winter sun
  • Enjoy world-class restaurants & roof-top bars
  • Experience unrivalled hospitality in luxury hotels

Stay & play in luxury

When arranging an Abu Dhabi golf holiday, you will be spoilt for choice for stunning stay & play resorts. This is the perfect destination for some winter sun, for golfers to enjoy sunny fairways away from the bleak English weather. Its large range of grand hotels leaves no questions as to why it is considered to be one of the most luxurious locations on the planet- so why not explore our list of the best resorts in Abu Dhabi?

  • Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa

Impressive, stunning, and lavish are just some words used to describe the fabulous five-star Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa. It has established itself as one of the premier locations to stay since opening in 2011, quickly rising to the top of the UAE golf game, since golfers have flocked here to experience its suites with terraces that overlook the rolling fairways. The venue's unparalleled facilities, paired with the Abu Dhabi Golf Club located just a stone's throw make this an ideal location for a golf holiday.

  • St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort

The St Regis Saadiyat is in a private estate on a pristine natural island. The resort has 377 contemporary guestrooms on its roster, all of which have private terraces that have panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf and Saadiyat Golf Course. Best of all there are seven sumptuous restaurants to dine in, with guests welcome to try them all. The resort is located just a short 20-minute drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport, so it is easily accessible to guests looking for short transfers with their golf holiday.

  • Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island

Situated along the prestigious Yas Bay, the Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island presents an elegant five-star escape nestled along the shores of Al Raha Creek. Near to premier golf courses and notable attractions in Abu Dhabi, this chic hotel boasts 545 rooms. It features views of the bay and a large pool. Golfers can relax looking onto the bay-facing terrace adorned with palm trees, offering an ideal spot for unwinding after a round of golf. Explore enticing Abu Dhabi golf packages for your next golf holiday!

Play the BEST golf courses in Abu Dhabi

We are often asked by golfers, what are the top tracks in Abu Dhabi? This sun-soaked city has some of the best golf courses in the UAE, quickly becoming one of the most popular and lavish golf destinations on earth. With tournaments held here regularly, it is a golfing hotspot. So, we have put together a list of our favourite courses for your next Abu Dhabi golf package.

  • Yas Links

Golf Digest has recently named Yas Links in the top 25 courses in the world. It earned its title for being the first true links course in the Middle East. The experience on these fairways is unmatched by any other. The championship course features an 18-hole layout, with a stunning finishing hole where the coastline meets the fairways jeopardising shots from the tee to the green. For this reason, Yas Links reigns supreme.

  • Saadiyat Beach Golf Club

Saadiyat Beach has a great layout. This 18-hole course is defined by sandy roughs that line each fairway, where golfers tee off looking onto the Arabian Gulf. This spectacular track was designed by Gary Player which opened in 2010, there are over 65 bunkers sprawled across its grounds, as well as magnificent views. Golfers can even spot wildlife like gazelles, dolphins, and turtles all while walking from hole to hole.

  • Abu Dhabi Golf Club

Abu Dhabi Golf Club has quickly risen to fame for being the former home of the European PGA Tour’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. The course was carved out of the desert and features rough and rapid greens, making it challenging yet gratifying. The Falcon clubhouse sits in the perfect location, right in the centre of two loops of nine, between holes 9 and 18, meaning drinks are easily accessible and only a short walk to the 19th hole. This ensures its spot as one of the best golf courses in Abu Dhabi.

  • Yas Acres

Yas Acres is an amazing addition to the Abu Dhabi golf scene. The 9-hole world-class course combines the perfect mix of challenge and scenic beauty. This premier track offers a unique golfing adventure- night golf. Once the sunsets and the daytime heat dissipates, golfers fit in another round, teeing off down floodlit fairways for a super special golfing experience. Playing a round here is a must for your golf holiday in Abu Dhabi.

Golf travel tips for Abu Dhabi

Best months for golfing weather:

November to February

Best months for value:

September & May

Most popular months:

November, January & February

Our experts recommend:

October & March

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Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, a haven for luxury golf getaways in the Middle East, boasts world-class golf courses but also amazing experiences beyond the greens. Located just a stones-throw away from Dubai, you can do a day trip to the heart of the UAE. Abu Dhabi offers a range of activities for those seeking adventure and culture on their Abu Dhabi golf package.

  • Thrill-seeking experiences

For speed enthusiasts, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is a must-visit destination. This theme park, dedicated to the Italian car manufacturer, ensures an adrenaline-packed experience with its thrilling rides, including the world's fastest roller coaster.

The F1 racetrack in Abu Dhabi is a pilgrimage for racing fans. Visitors can experience the thrill of driving on the circuit or buy tickets to a live race – it offers an immersive experience for everyone.

  • Sightseeing

Experience the Middle Eastern religious culture by visiting the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. This must-see landmark showcases the very best of Islamic art, offering a serene atmosphere inside a spiritual Mecca. Visitors can enjoy the journey through the mosque’s interior, then lead out to the large courtyard, admiring the intricate design that is at the heart of the Emirati culture.

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is a stunning masterpiece of architecture, inside it holds a vast collection of treasures spanning over centuries. It is an immersive experience of the rich heritage of many different cultures and showcases a prestige and rare collection of art including work from Rembrandt Van Rijn.

  • Tournaments

Just as golf tournaments add flair to Dubai, Abu Dhabi hosts its share of prestigious events. The Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, part of the European Tour, attracts top golfers from around the world. Beyond the fairways, spectators can enjoy celebrations where there is a vibrant atmosphere surrounding the event.

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