10 inspiring facts about Jumeirah Saadiyat Island Resort

Turtles, art and spas; just some of the amazing things to discover


10 inspiring facts about Jumeirah Saadiyat Island Resort

Turtles, art and spas; just some of the amazing things to discover

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Saadiyat Island Beach is surrounded by natural beauty

The prime beachfront resort occupies a stunning location on Saadiyat Island overlooking 400m of protected sand dunes lapped by turquoise waters.


A chance to see rare wildlife

World-class art and culture seamlessly cohabit with native mangroves, dolphins and turtles – the original ‘guests’ of Saadiyat Island. During the turtle nesting season, you may even see the Hawksbill turtles traversing the 9km sweeping beachfront.

Turtle Rehabilitation In Jumeirah_16-9_Jumeirah Vittaveli - Housereef Turtle

Cultural hotspot

Abu Dhabi is morphing into a world-class cultural destination with the opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi. It will eventually house the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi and the Zayed National Museum.


Sustainable tourism

With respect for its natural location, this spectacular 296-room resort is free of plastic straws and single-use plastic bottles. Guests are encouraged to refill at water stations and local filtered water is served in glass bottles.


Rest and relaxation

Stay here and you can take part in sunrise yoga, find a secluded spot to watch the sunset or relax in one of three infinity swimming pools that merge with the sand dunes.



There are eleven Villas and 70 suites

These stylish havens feature two, three, four and five beautiful bedrooms. Four and five are exclusive spa villas, each with a private pool.

Resort also has 70 suites. These include six panoramic suites featuring vast floor-to-ceiling glass windows that open to the sun and sea breeze.



Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort's SPA was recently awarded "World's Best New Resort Spa" at the fifth annual World Spa Awards. 15-treatment-room spa is centred around a grand Moroccan hammam, and includes hydrotherapy pools, a steam room, a salt room and a traditional Arabic rasul room, while a VIP couple’s spa suite has its own private entrance.


Sophisticated dining

Personalised service underpins all of the resort’s scenic restaurants and bars: enjoy all-day dining at White for buffets and live cooking stations, authentic Italian food at Mare Mare and mezze and grills next to the beach at Levantine-inspired Tean. 

Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort Mare Mare Dining Area


Contemporary lifestyle destination

New SAL Saadiyat Island - a sophisticated and relaxed dining experience in a stunning beachfront setting. The epitome of barefoot chic lifestyle where visitors can enjoy an authentic Mediterranean cuisine while soaking in the uninterrupted views across the clear azure waters, pristine beach and stunning sunsets of Saadiyat Island. 

Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort SAL Saadiyat Island Pool


Indoor and outdoor events spaces

A full 600sqm is dedicated to event spaces, including a ballroom and meeting rooms for up to 100 guests – an outstanding location for a romantic wedding.