Hyatt Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi – Presidential suite
The presidential suite takes advantage of the angular dimensions and western island water views. Located in the farthest learning tower in the world at a whopping 18 degrees, the suite is designed to maximise the proportions.
What we love: The enormous open-plan bathroom and floor-to-ceiling windows.
Floor space: 160sqm.
Khaleej Al Arabi (02 596 1234).
The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa – Presidential suite
The golf-course provides a spectacular backdrops for their presidential suite.
What we love: The cinema room and the bath with its beautiful view.
Floor space: 473sqm.
Sas Al Nakhl (02 616 9999).
The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal – Royal suite
This beauty boasts its own security room, a butler entrance and second bedroom.
What we love: Colour therapy shower.
Floor Space: 250sqm.
Khor Al Maqta’a (02 818 8888).
Hilton Abu Dhabi – Emirates suite
The Presidential suite has sprawling views of the Corniche and walk-in wardrobe.
What we love: The homely feel and the over-sized entertaining area.
Floor space: 115sqm.
Corniche Road (02 681 1900).
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr – Royal suite
The Fairmont’s Royal suite has been accommodation to celebrities such as Britney Spears, Roger Federer, Stevie Wonder and Linkin Park. It’s not hard to see why, with its views of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, on-call butler services, bespoke VIP amenities, a dedicated private floor and a full bar set up for private functions.
We love: The whole penthouse floor, including the dedicated private checking-in and out area.
Floor space: 265sqm.
Bain Al Jessrain (02 654 3333).
Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi – Presidential suite
The Yas Viceroy’s roof-top Presidential suite is nestled under the hotel’s iconic multi-coloured light shell. The sprawling suite is home to a ten-metre private lap-pool, an open-plan living area and stunning views of Yas Island.
What we love: The private pool and coloured lighting.
Yas Island (02 656 0000).
Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara – Presidential suite
The Anantara resort is nestled among the majestic mangroves. The Presidential suite has a private entrance, spans two floors and has a beautifully designed modern wood décor. It also has a private 60 square metre pool.
What we love: The private swim-up bar and the roof-top garden.
Floor space: 2,455sqm.
Salaam Street (02 656 1000).
Jumeriah at Etihad Towers – Royal suite
The 60th floor of Jumeriah at Etihad Towers is home to two beautiful Royal suites.
What we love: The sprawling 360 degrees of the skyline of Abu Dhabi and the eclectic interior design.
Floor space: 980sqm.
Corniche Road (02 811 5555).
The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort – Royal suite
Known as the most expensive suite in Abu Dhabi, the Royal suite has its own terrace, bar and pool and the grand staircase is a sight in itself. The majestic suite is also the largest in the capital.
What we love: The private terrace and ocean views.
Saadiyat Island (02 498 8888).
Emirates Palace – Royal suite
One of the most established and opulent hotels in Abu Dhabi, the Emirates Palace Royal suite is jaw dropping. The high ceilings and classical décor is breathtaking, and the private terrace offers views of the beach and marina.
What we love: The VIP entrance, three bedrooms and dining area that seats ten.
Ras Al Akhdar (02 690 9000).
Al Maya Island Resort
Escaping to an island sounds like a dream, and on Al Maya Island that dream becomes a reality. The resort is host to various villas, all with private outdoor and pool areas. It’s a secluded island making it feel like a world away from the bustling Abu Dhabi streets.
What we love: The private pool areas and the remoteness of the location.
Floor space: 600sqm.
Al Maya Island (02 667 7777).
Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri – The villas
With six themed villas, the Shangri-La’s high-end property is on the shore of Maqta’a Creek. Stunning views of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque are complemented by the elegant interior design and private covered pools. The villas also have a majlis, four bedrooms and a round-the-clock butler service.
What we love: The private cinema.
Floor space: 600sqm.
Bain Al Jessrain (02 509 8888).
Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi – The royal villa
The Park Hyatt has both a presidential and royal villa. The royal villa has its own personalised butler service, private plunge pool, private terrace with sun-beds, massage beds, three bedrooms plus a maid’s room and a dining area seating eight guests.
What we love: The Saadiyat beach access, private plunge pool and the outdoor massage beds.
Floor space: 355sqm.
Saadiyat Island (02 407 1234).
St. Regis Abu Dhabi – The world’s highest suspended hotel suite
Joining the two towers, this extensive suite hangs 200 metres in the air offering panoramic views, not to mention three bedrooms, private elevator, spa, movie theatre, kitchen, dining room and a fully-equipped gym. To be open later this year.
What we love: The feeling of being suspended in the air.
Floor space: 185sqm.
Corniche Road (02 694 4444).
Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort By Anatara
The three-bedroom villas sleep six, have beautiful desert views, a 24/7 butler, their own private pool and sundeck and oversized terrazzo bathtubs.
What we love: The quiet location and private sun deck.
Floor space: 210sqm.
Qasr Al Sarab Road (02 886 2088).