Maya Island Tour

Price: $71.00
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Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic, Water/Beach
Shore Excursion Duration 1 Hour
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Emirates Palace Marina, a taxi ride is required and not included in the price of the tour.
Food/Beverage Provided None
Recommended Dress Comfortable lightweight summer clothing and walking shoes is suitable for most of the year, but sweaters or jackets may be needed for the winter months, especially in the evenings. Good quality sunglasses are advised and hats or some protection for the head are advisable when in direct sunlight. The United Arab Emirates has conservative dress traditions. Swimwear must be confined to the beach and hotel pools. Men and women should ensure shoulders and knees are covered when in public, especially in souks, shops/malls and villages.
Restrictions Must be able to get in/out of the boat. This tour is wheelchair accessible. Children under 33lb/ 15kg cannot be carried for safety reasons. Pregnant mothers are not permitted onboard at any stage of their pregnancy. Persons with a history of back problems are advised against participating on this tour. Note that the sea is an ever changing environment and the vessel may be subject to unpredictable movements that could aggravate an existing medical conditions. The tour operator should be advised of any medical conditions or disabilities that may affect the skipper's decision to take you on this tour (for example: epilepsy, dizzy spells, diabetes, angina or any other heart conditions, back or bone conditions and pregnancy).

Maya Island Tour

Abu Dhabi is home to over 200 islands and each one offers something unique; from entertainment, culture and luxury, to untouched white, sandy beaches and wildlife sanctuaries. The Maya Island tour has it all from the extravagant Emirates palace, views of the incredible Presidential Palace and Abu Dhabi Island. Make your way down Abu Dhabi's extensive coastline to witness the tranquil beauty of Al Maya Island and marvel at the modern architecture of Etihad Towers.

Begin with the extravagant Emirates Palace, a luxury hotel that is said to be the most expensive hotel ever built. This jaw-dropping site is home to a marina as well where you can see exclusive yachts while taking in the peaceful atmosphere and snapping Insta-worthy pictures of this state-of -the-art palace.

Next up is the Presidentail Palace, a triumph of modern architecture which pays homage to traditional Islamic design. This landmark project emphasises Abu Dhabi's role as a leader within the UAE and houses the offices of H. H. The President, H. H. The Vice President, H. H. The Crown Prince and the Ministers.

View Abu Dhabi Island as you continue to motor along the water. As a city shaped by its seafaring heritage it can only truly be experienced from on the water. Be transported on a journey through time as your guide will explain the contemporary architecture juxstaposed with the many desert islands, animals and marine life that capture the city's unique posiiton as being very chic alongside Emirati culture and tradition.

See Al Maya Island next, this Island and Resort is located off the coast of the city and boasts expansive white sand beaches and crystal clear turquoise water. This specail places offers the perfect getaway destination for residents and tourists alike in need of an escape from the noisy hustle and bustle of the city.

Lastly you will have the wonderful opportunity to see Etihad Towers. This complex of buildings is made up of five towers that achieved worldwide fame in 2015 when they were depicted in the move The Fast and the Furious 7. With five stunning towers that sparkle iridescently in the never-ending sunshine, Etihad Towers reflects everything that Abu Dhabi is and will be: Modern, Sophisticated and Luxurious.