Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi 

A restful waterworld of dhows, pools and private beach

Part of the Qaryat Al Beri complex, a luxurious beachfront hotel with legendary hospitality and an indulgent spa.

Shangri-La offers a lavish hotel scene: Arabian architecture, plush bedrooms and a maze of waterways – hop on a traditional dhow and explore in style. The luxury keeps coming with a glistening pool overlooking the Khor Al Maqta Creek, a picture-perfect stretch of private white sands and Shangri-La's signature Chi, The Spa.

Why we love Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi

  • Upgrade to a Horizon Club room for free snacks, drinks and evening cocktails in the exclusive lounge.

  • A great taste of world flavours at the French and Chinese restaurants.

  • Breathtaking views of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, which is just a 15-minute walk away.

  • Private candlelit dinner under a Bedouin tent on the beach transports you to an Arabian night.

5 stars
Abu Dhabi
7 hours
Overlooking the strait between the mainland and Abu Dhabi island. 15 minutes from the city centre and the Corniche
Approx. 10 minutes’ group transfer from Abu Dhabi airport
Luxury, City Hotel



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At Sofra Bld, the hotel’s main restaurant, enjoy fine buffet dining from across the globe,. Speciality restaurants include Bord Eau for French fine dining and Shang Palace for Chinese dishes. Al Hanar is a great sundowner spot whilst afternoon tea is something of a tradition at the Lobby Lounge.

Sofra Bld
Open all day the hotel’s main restaurant, serves Arabic, Moroccan, Indian and European buffet with live cooking stations.

Bord Eau
Beside the Khor Al Maqta Canal, savour French fine dining in the setting of an elegant Louis XIII inspired dining room.

Shang Palace
Presenting Chinese fine dining at the hotel’s signature restaurant.

Al Hanah Bar
The place for signature cocktails and stunning sunset views.

Lobby Lounge
Indulge in afternoon tea accompanied with sweet and savoury pastries.

Pool Bar & Restaurant
Overlooking the Khor Al Maqta creek, The Pool Bar & Restaurant will keep you refreshed as you enjoy the pool.

From Monday to Friday, the lunch time unlimited dim sum menu at Shang Palace is always popular.

What's included

Breakfast at Sofra Bld.

Upgrade options

Half Board from £34 • Buffet breakfast and dinner at Sofra Bld
Full Board from £80 • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner at Sofra Bld.

The focal point within the complex is the splendid CHI, The Spa, where you can relax with a Signature Asian Blend Massage that combines techniques of Chinese energy flow and Thai pressure points. After your treatment, take advantage of the spa facilities for ultimate relaxation.

As well as cardiovascular training equipment, the Health Club has an outdoor lap pool, sauna and steam room. There are group classes in yoga, Pilates, boxing and body sculpt.

For an insight into Emirati culture, visit the stunning Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, board an abra, a traditional wooden boat, and float along the waterways, or visit the nearby Qaryat Al Beri souk.

As well as a swimming pool, there a kilometre stretch of private beach for guests.

Minimum stays apply.

This hotel is closed on 15-20 Feb, 24 Nov-01 Dec 2020 & 13-20 Feb 2021.

This hotel has wheelchair accessible rooms.

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