By Shereen Shabnam
Etihad Towers is a sculptural feat in Abu Dhabi that offers the most amazing vantage points – with sweeping panoramic views over the vibrant city and Arabian Sea and is my favourite destination because of the famed Vakava Restaurant Pan Latin Grill & Lounge.
Set in the most desirable and exclusive beachside Al Ras Al Akhdar district of Abu Dhabi and located near the world-renowned Corniche, Etihad Towers is designed, inside and out, to give guests the most memorable and enriching experiences.
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers has exquisite guest rooms and suites, serviced residences and world class restaurants, bars and lounges. The hotel also offers a private beach, spa, three pools, gym and an extensive conference centre, meeting rooms and the grand Mezzoon Ballroom.
The finely decorated Club Suites offer the freedom of spacious, elegant living with own dining area, making them perfect for entertaining or private relaxation. Additionally, sunlit bathrooms with walk-in showers and bathtubs uniquely provide privacy with stunning views over Abu Dhabi.
With prestigious Etihad Suites comprise spacious and elegant living areas, dining room, finely appointed bedroom and a sunlit bathroom with a view. Services include access to the Club Executive Lounge, personalised check in and a dedicated round the clock butler service.
The Sky Suite suite features refined interior design, providing luxury urban lifestyle experiences and craftsmanship to uniquely form an ambience with custom-made furnishings and contemporary art, and a private dining area to seat ten guests that can be exclusively catered to with the fully-equipped in-suite kitchen and butler services.
Encompassing the entire floor of the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers is the Royal Etihad Suite, which provides 980 square metres of craftsmanship, fine materials and designer artistry combined with Jumeirah is ‘Stay Different’ personalised care and service par excellence.
Inspiring 360 degree views of our nation’s capital await guests, with meticulous care and attention catering to every need. The Royal Etihad Suite is an abode of tranquility and privacy; a stylised sanctum for those requiring ultimate refinement and elegance. The entire floor houses an exquisite suite with sitting rooms, dining facilities, bedrooms and butler facilities.
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Club Executive Lounge elevates executive privileges to the highest standard, allowing guests to work in their own time and space. The stylish lounge has a shower suite, dining areas and lounging areas supported with free WiFi internet connectivity. Guests staying in the Deluxe Club, Grand Club Rooms and Club, Etihad, Sky and Royal Etihad Suites have access to the Club Executive Lounge.
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers offers a choice of numerous restaurants, bars and lounges with a variety of culinary options but my favourite is Vakava where the food is truly exceptional.
The Observation Deck at 300 offers visitors 360-degree panoramic views with its uninterrupted bird’s-eye perspective of the city’s skyline, Corniche and Arabian Gulf.
Extensive conference and banqueting facilities are provided through the hotel’s purpose-built Conference Centre featuring meeting rooms and the stunning Mezzoon ballroom.
The Avenue at Etihad Towers also houses a selection of flagship stores, designer boutiques and high-end outlets offering an assortment of luxury fashion, jewellery, time pieces and accessories. Etihad Towers is indeed the perfect place to stay, shop, dine and enjoy a variety of recreation options the city has to offer.