Pry your eyes away from Dubai’s neon-laced come-hitherness and let them adjust to Abu Dhabi’s allure, which is gentler on the windows of your soul. The UAE capital might not be as well known as its fellow emirate, but if you’re seeking tales of the Arabian night sky and adventures under the Persian sun, you’ve picked the right spot.
Grand palace hotels and even grander mosques, this place is just dripping with mystique and culture. And when you can’t go to the world, let the mankind’s finest come to you; when complete, the capital’s impressive cultural district will be home to the national museum, as well as UAE outposts of the Louvre and Guggenheim museums.
Think the sand dunes are spectacular by day? Try staying overnight on a desert safari in a Bedouin tent and let the blanket of stars prove the point. If you’re thinking more seaview than sandview, take your pick from the modern skyline that extends along the Corniche seafront promenade, home to (at least a big handful of the) top 10 luxury hotels in Abu Dhabi. While we’re at it, let’s just mention Ferrari World and Waterworld — when you’re in Abu Dhabi, it’s your holiday, your world.
Two years since the inaugural publication, we’re back with a bigger and better 2nd edition of
Launched in April 2019, the second edition of 100 Best coffee table book highlights LuxuryHunt’s latest travel experiences in 26 countries across the globe, including in new destinations from Cuba to Kenya. The expanded 744-page publication now comes in two sizes and features the same gorgeous photography which has captured the essence of the journey since 2014. For the first time, the 2019/2020 edition of 100 BEST also features people, experiences and brands.
A series of launch events during 2019 brings the 2019/2020 100 BEST to Phuket, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Bali, Zürich, London, Chengdu, New York and Bangkok.