Good news! As of September 5th 2021, Abu Dhabi have relaxed their quarantine regulations for fully vaccinated travellers. That means, guests travelling from Green List countries, or those who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, are free to travel to the UAE with no required quarantine on arrival!

What are the entry requirements for Abu Dhabi tourists?

When travelling to Abu Dhabi, the requirements to enter the country depend on your country of origin and your vaccination status. Entry requirements for Abu Dhabi tourists include a combination of the below requirements:

I Will Be Fully Vaccinated When I Travel

If, when arriving in Abu Dhabi, you have been fully vaccinated for at least 14 days by one of the approved and recognised vaccinations by Abu Dhabi, you can enter the country with no need for quarantine. You will be required however to take a PCR test on arrival and one on day 4 and day 8 of your trip, in addition to your home country’s requirements for travel and return.

I Am Travelling From A Green List Destination

If you are travelling from one of Abu Dhabi’s green list destinations, you will not need to quarantine on arrival and are only required to take a PCR test on day 6 of your trip.

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates and is a hugely popular holiday destination for some well-deserved winter sun. Offering a stunning combination of culture, gorgeous weather and fantastic beaches (not to mention some of the world’s best attractions) Abu Dhabi provides guests with a once-in-a-lifetime holiday experience.

Situated just over an hour away from the ever-popular holiday destination of Dubai, Abu Dhabi is an up-and-coming destination perfect for young couples, families and adventurers looking to explore somewhere new, relax, or sight-see… the choice is yours.

Our Favourite Affordable Abu Dhabi Resorts and Hotels

To kick-start your search for your affordable Abu Dhabi holiday, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite Abu Dhabi resorts and hotels. From five-star luxury and private pools to beach and city hybrid resorts, this collection of affordable Abu Dhabi hotels is sure to ignite your excitement for your upcoming trip to the Middle East.


The five-star Intercontinental Hotel perfectly combines the beach and city lifestyle. With a private beach and views of Abu Dhabi’s stunning city skyline, this hotel provides a fantastic location, luxury amenities and accommodation and stunning views… what more could you want?

Intercontinental Room Types

No two-stays at the Intercontinental Hotel are the same. Choose from a range of room types and suites to suit your needs, tastes and requirements, including:

  • Club Rooms
  • Deluxe Rooms
  • Exclusive Suites

Dining At Intercontinental

The food scene in Abu Dhabi is next to none, reflective of the dining options at the Intercontinental. With a range of restaurants to choose from, the menus at each are delicious, catering for all tastes.

Restaurants at the Intercontinental include:

  • Chamas
  • Fishmarket
  • Circo
  • Piano Lounge
  • Belgian Café
  • Bayshore
  • Byblos Sur Mer

Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island

The Rixos Premium is located on the man-made Saadiyat Island and provides the perfect destination for an affordable Abu Dhabi holiday for all of the family. With a premium spa and premium kids club, both parents and kids will have the holiday of a lifetime: jam packed with opportunities to relax, dine, and enjoy the entertainment.

Rixos Premium Room Types

  • Deluxe Rooms
  • Premium Room With Pool
  • One Bed Suite
  • One Bed Suite With Pool
  • Family Rooms (With Interconnectivity)
  • Deluxe Villa With Pool
  • Premium Villa With Private Pool

Dining at Rixos Premium

The dining options at Rixos Premium take guests on a global culinary experience, from Middle Eastern favourites to Italian classics, the restaurants at Rixos Premium are varied and delicious.

Restaurants include:

  • Villa Restaurant
  • Italian Restaurant
  • Seafood Restaurant
  • Asian Restaurant
  • The Lobby Bar

Hilton Yas Island

Last but not least, the five-star Hilton Yas Island resort boasts 486 luxurious rooms. With an exclusive beach club, all day dining options and fantastic spa and wellness facilities, Hilton Yas Island offers world-class hospitality in an unparalleled location.

Guests also gain exclusive access to one theme park of their choice including the world-famous Ferrari World, Warner Brother’s World Abu Dhabi or Yas Waterworld when booking with Value Added Travel.

Hilton Yas Island Room Types

  • Executive Rooms
  • Family Suites
  • Exclusive Suites

Affordable Abu Dhabi Holidays With Value Added Travel

Now you’re clued up on the entry requirements for Abu Dhabi tourists, why not start planning your long-awaited, affordable holiday? Value holidays with Value Added Travel ensure total confidence with our flexible booking policies, IATA Licensing and ATOL Protection. Get in touch with our dedicated travel experts today and discuss your needs with our customer service team.

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