Glamping in Abu Dhabi: Experience an Unique Retreat at Hudayriyat

What is better than to lie down and watch the stars?! You will be able to do at Abu Dhabi’s latest glamping destination, Bab Al Nojoum, located just 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi. The camping location is part of the newly launched Hudayriyat Leisure and Entertainment District. Here you can find an affordable place to stay for a staycation, wether it is beachside camping, or a luxury tent with a private pool.

It’s not every day your camping experience comes complete with housekeeping and room service. For an exclusive camping adventure, go for the fancy Bab Al Nojoum’s Duplex Tent. Ideal for a family or group four, the modern glamping villa is fully equipped with a mini kitchen, a private bathroom with towels and premium toiletries, air conditioning, free WIFI and a private plunge pool overlooking the beach. The Chalet Tent boasts the same luxury of the Duplex Tent with additional space to comfortably accommodate a group of six. 

Vanlife in Abu Dhabi

Ever dreamed of camping out in a safari car or a vintage Volkswagen? If so, the camping on wheels experience can turn that dream into reality. The Blazar is a vintage van converted into a camping tent equipped with various facilities to ensure a comfortable stay. The Waghi 1 & Waghi 2 are vintage Volkswagens converted into unique camping spaces, giving you access to the comfort indoors and the nature outdoors, and direct access to the beach. Ideal for two campers, both vans are complete with a kitchenette equipped with a countertop, mini-fridge, sink, coffee machine and microwave, AC, a comfortable sofa bed, indoor seating and free WIFI. 

Beachside Camping in Abu Dhabi

If all you want to wake up with the shores lapping just meters from your tent, you will love the variety of beachside tents offered. Al Najm is the perfect choice for campers looking for a more authentic experience by the shore. The warm and cozy tent with windows and ventilation mesh is ideal for two campers with their own sleeping bags.

For added comfort, air mattresses are readily available for rent at the camp. Those choosing this route will enjoy Al Hela tent. As a bigger and mattress-friendly version of Al Najm tent with a comfortable interior, large windows, and ventilation mesh, this canvas tent option is perfect for two campers with a mattress or four campers with their sleeping bags. For even more space, Al Badr is a great choice for a family or group of 6 with sleeping bags or a group of 4 with air mattresses. The Wave tent is a beachfront canvas tent with additional services right outside the tent. This option can comfortably host 2 adults and 2 children and comes complete with an air mattress. 

All beachside tents have access to a cluster of bathrooms per plot equipped with soap and shampoo, shared BBQ areas, campfire areas and picnic tables and seating. Additionally, guests have access to the restaurant offering regional fusion cuisine combined with a healthy culinary experience. The waterfront also includes a cozy beach cinema overlooking the sea, a wide green area, juice bars, and a snack bar. If an active day in the sun if your speed, the destination has a range of activities to keep you active. Guests can enjoy beach volleyball, badminton, table tennis, or water sports including kayaking, canoeing, sailing, paddle boarding, roundabout watercraft and more.

Where is Bab al Nojoum?

Nestled into the tranquil beach of Hudayriyat Island, Bab al Nojoum is located within Modon’s Hudayriyat Leisure and Entertainment District, a vibrant touristic, cultural and sports destination in Abu Dhabi. Once the home of pearl divers, Hudayriyat is a unique and distinct community destination, which draws its inspiration from the beautiful surrounding nature, bringing together a wide variety of unique cultural and lifestyle experiences. The District is populated with a range of food and beverage outlets and retail stores, ranging from luxury restaurants to food carts to be enjoyed along with the area’s rustic design and seascapes.

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