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Updated by Roxwell Peterson on Jul 11, 2016
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Top 5 Romantic Places in Abu Dhabi – The Glittering Capital of The United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates only continues to get bigger, better and taller by the day. With its many attractions, it is quickly becoming one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world.

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The Abu Dhabi Corniche stretches eight kilometres

The Abu Dhabi Corniche stretches eight kilometres, hugging the waterfront and offering spectacular sweeping views across the Arabian Gulf. Abu Dhabi's pristine Corniche Beach is perfect for watching the sunset with your loved one. If you want to take a dip in the water, this beach has been awarded Blue Flag status, the international guarantee for clean and safe bathing areas. Take a walk along the pedestrian walkway that is lined with outdoor sculptures and the iconic King Fahd's Fountain, the main showpiece. Or hire a bicycle and cycle along the bike path. End the evening by sharing a romantic meal at one of the Corniche's many cafés or restaurants.

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Arabian adventure to the coastal fortress

Set out on an Arabian adventure to the coastal fortress that is Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Sahel Villa Resort, located away from the busy city life, it is one of the top Sir Bani Yas Island hotels. Covering over half the island, you will find the sprawling Arabian Wildlife Park, which is a sanctuary for wild animals to roam freely and the local flora to thrive in a protected natural habitat. On the one thousand four hundred hectares you will find Arabian rock hyrax, ostrich, beisa oryx, giraffe, striped hyena and more. Guests can choose their adventure be it: safaris through the park, nature walks, mountain biking or horse riding at Sir Bani Yas Stables, a world class facility located on the island.

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Marina Eye

You can take the romance to a new height by soaring over the city on the Marina Eye. Make your way to Marina Mall, one of the capital city's favourite shopping centres and climb into one of the Ferris wheel's forty two cabins. If you are looking to indulge, select one of the VIP cabins that feature LED televisions, telephones and refrigerators along with air-conditioning and heating. Enjoy three hundred and sixty degree views of Abu Dhabi with your loved one at your side. The Marina Eye is open daily from 11am to 11pm on weekdays and from 11am to 1am on weekends.

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Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club

Stop by the Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club for an elegant evening of romance. Start by sampling some fine wine, with views of the water and possibly a sailing race. Enjoy dinner at the club, which offers an extensive menu that includes fine cuisine from all around the world. Try a sumptuous Pad Thai that is bursting with flavour, followed by a three brulee dessert, all accompanied by excellent service.

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Allure

Head to the luxurious night venue, Allure, for a nightcap. The chic establishment draws a hip, multicultural crowd, expatriates in particular and the ambience is set by live bands and an in-house DJ; everyday other than Tuesday, on which you can enjoy Arabic music. Sink into a plush seat and admire the stylist décor from a VIP table or walk out onto The Terrace for stunning views of the Grand Prix Racecourse. What is more, Ladies walk in free five nights a week.