Life in Abu Dhabi

Welcome to Abu Dhabi. We’re proud to call this city our home, and we know you will be too. The capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi is modern and cosmopolitan, with plenty to explore and always something new to do.

Something for everyone

Ranked as one of the safest cities in the world, Abu Dhabi has something for everyone, making it the perfect place to call your home away from home.


Abu Dhabi is a friendly and lively city, with a pace that’s totally decided by you. Slow down with lazy beach days or dine and dance the night away. Discover new art at Louvre Abu Dhabi or find adventure in the desert.


There are plenty of flexible renting options in Abu Dhabi, from serviced apartments, shared housing, apartments and villas. Al Reef, Al Muneera, Khalifa City A, Al Zeina and Yas Island are all just a short drive away from the Etihad Airways Headquarters


Abu Dhabi offers a range of government and private schools, catering to all nationalities and education levels. We offer an education allowance for schools within Abu Dhabi, as long as your child has an Etihad-sponsored visa. 

Medical coverage

Abu Dhabi has the best medical professionals and great hospitals and clinics, and Etihad provides great healthcare coverage for you and your dependents.

Endless excitement

From the Red Bull Air Race and Formula 1™, to our award-winning theme parks, Abu Dhabi is guaranteed to satisfy any need for advanture. Go full-throttle at Ferrari World, meet superheros at Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi or make a splash at Yas Waterworld.



Abu Dhabi boasts one of the highest living standards with world-class medical care. The local culture is focused on family-friendly environments, thriving communities with excellent facilities and a stable government.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

  • Abu Dhabi Corniche

    This is where you’ll get a real taste of the city. Take in the views of the impressive skyline as you walk or cycle along the 8km stretch of sparkling coastline. Sunset is when you’ll really feel the magic of Abu Dhabi.

  • Louvre Abu Dhabi

    Louvre Abu Dhabi entwines culture and history, showcasing artworks from throughout the ages. You can even Kayak around the surreal steel dome of the museum, seemingly floating on the water beneath.

  • Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi

    Six lands, 29 rides. Live entertainment, family-friendly attractions. Come face-to-face with the bad guys in Gotham City, enter into a world of animation at Cartoon Junction, or experience old Hollywood in Warner Bros.

  • Sensational shopping

    Browse high-end and high street shops at one of the many decadent malls scattered throughout the city. For a more traditional shopping experience, head to the Souk, World Trade Center, where you’ll find local handicrafts, spices and jewellery.

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