Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island

Abu Dhabi, Middle East

The hotel

Palatial in scale, setting, design, and indulgences, the Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island needs to be experienced to be believed. Decadent décor with an utterly Abu Dhabi flavour fills every space, but it’s the setting on the white sands of stunning Saadiyat Beach that firmly root you in the luxury-loving UAE. The only all-inclusive retreat on Saadiyat Island, you can dine on delicacies from Italy to Asia at seven elegant restaurants; sip drinks at a series of beautiful bars; enjoy the fun of its beach, aqua park and wave pool; and even indulge in the ice room, Jacuzzi, and private outdoor pool of its Turkish-inspired spa.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Kids Club
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Beachfront location
  • Tennis
  • Restaurant

Where is it

Located on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi are both a 20 minute drive away. Transfer time from Abu Dhabi International Airport: 25 minutes.

Hotel information

366 rooms, suites and villas. All with air-conditioning, balcony (subject to availability), flat-screen TV, WiFi access, marble floors, personal fridge and mini-bar (stocked with a selection of soft drinks and beer per day). Deluxe Rooms Garden View with oversized bay windows and 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 1 child.

Ultra All Inclusive of: the below services. There is an additional supplement as per below for the à la carte restaurants.

  • Turquoise restaurant (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Rixos lobby lounge
  • Peoples bistro/snacks
  • L'Olivio (a supplement charge of AED 50 per adult and AED 25 per child, 6-11 years, applies. Reservations required)
  • Mermaid (a supplement charge of AED 50 per adult and AED 25 per child, 6-11 years, applies. Reservations required)
  • Orient (a supplement charge of AED 50 per adult and AED 25 per child, 6-11 years, applies. Reservations required)
  • Aja (a supplement charge of AED 100 per adult and AED 50 per child applies. Additional charges apply to the teppanyaki show, reservations required)
  • Highlights pool bar
  • Shisha Lounge (cigars, shisha service and selected alcohol beverages are at an extra charge)

The above restaurants and bars serve a selection of alcoholic beverages (pouring brand of vodka, tequila, rum, whisky, gin, selection of beer and house wine) and non-alcoholic beverages (tea/coffee, juices, soda, diet soda, water) until 2:00am.

Please note: à la carte restaurants operate on a rotation basis, not all outlets are available on the same day. Some items on the menu may carry a supplement. Reservations may be required in the evening.

Deluxe Rooms Sea View with 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 1 child.

Premium Pool Access Rooms are located on the edge of the hotels pool, with 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 1 child.

One Bedroom Family Suites with either garden, pool or partial sea views, have 1 king-size bed in the bedroom and living room with 1 sofa bed (180cm X 150cm), sleeping maximum 2 adults and 2 children, or 3 adults.

One Bedroom Family Suites Pool Access with 1 king-size bed in the bedroom, living room with 1 sofa bed (180cm X 150cm) and a balcony with direct access to the swimming pool, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 2 children, or 3 adults.

Executive Villas (3 bedrooms, sleeping maximum 6 adults and 1 child), Superior Villas (4 bedrooms, sleeping maximum 8 adults and 1 child or 9 adults) and the Presidential Suite (2 bedrooms, sleeping maximum 4 adults and 1 child or 5 adults) are also available.

Choice of dining options with 1 all-day dining restaurant, Turquoise restaurant (all-day dining, buffet concept) and 4 à la carte restaurants serving Mediterranean, Turkish, Italian and traditional Japanese cuisine. Mobile food stations. 4 bars and 1 lobby lounge. Turkish-inspired spa and wellness center*. Private beach. Fitness centre. Aqua Park (for children only), with wave pool experience (wave pool is for adults and children). Non-motorised water sports. Beach Yoga. 2 tennis courts. Rixy Club - kids' club (4-12 years). Club House for Villas. Musical performances by live bands and DJs.

* Denotes local charge. 

Rating summary

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Traveller rating

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating What a fantastic family hotel

Jan 19, 2020 danielpC776WK

This is a lovely hotel and all of the staff are so friendly and really do make you feel very welcome. Breakfast and lunch is great in the Turquoise restaurant with so much selection. Also the 4 a la carte restaurants are lovely with a fantastic service. Out favourites being L’ Olivo and AJA. Also a big shout out to Jatan for keeping our room… Read more
This is a lovely hotel and all of the staff are so friendly and really do make you feel very welcome. Breakfast and lunch is great in the Turquoise restaurant with so much selection. Also the 4 a la carte restaurants are lovely with a fantastic service. Out favourites being L’ Olivo and AJA. Also a big shout out to Jatan for keeping our room in fantastic shape and always going the extra mile and making us feel very welcome, 10/10 for him for service and cleanliness. Thanks to all of the staff for making us feel welcome. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Great hotel with great service

Jan 19, 2020 R3913IZ_ Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

This hotel i recommend not because of facility,because of service and friendly staff at turquoise restaurant food was amazing .our was so beautiful which was service by jatan every day ,he make some surprise for us and he always service with nice smile with helpful nuture ,I truely thank to jatan to make us memorable stay we will back very soon ,… Read more
This hotel i recommend not because of facility,because of service and friendly staff at turquoise restaurant food was amazing .our was so beautiful which was service by jatan every day ,he make some surprise for us and he always service with nice smile with helpful nuture ,I truely thank to jatan to make us memorable stay we will back very soon , this hotel 10/10 sevice 10/10 staff10/10 Read less
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Jan 19, 2020 Katefretters

Ahmet, the waiter around the pool is simply amazing. Waited on hand and foot, nothing was ever too much. He was there skating across to us before we even finished our drinks. Nicosan the bartender, best drinks, lovely cocktails. Thank you all. Loved our stay!
Image of the Tripadvisor rating BEST SPORT TEAM WITH NALINE

Jan 17, 2020 Annviyats

Since arrived we are very happy with rixos hotel.nice view. Great staff members.we like most sea food restaurant. Very fresh and tasty food.goos pool bar.roshan in beach and sport team member nalin was so nice and very supporting staff. We like paddling with nalin.And lobby bar waitress susita. And peoples restaurant satff romel.thank you all of… Read more
Since arrived we are very happy with rixos hotel.nice view. Great staff members.we like most sea food restaurant. Very fresh and tasty food.goos pool bar.roshan in beach and sport team member nalin was so nice and very supporting staff. We like paddling with nalin.And lobby bar waitress susita. And peoples restaurant satff romel.thank you all of staff in rixos so made our stay memorable and comfortable. Definitely we will back in our next holiday. Read less
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Jan 17, 2020 moeh70 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

One of best hotels i visited. Rooms, Facilities and Staff. Specially staff are so friendly. I’m delighted from the first staff i met (Mr. Ahmed - receptionist) he was so kind smily and helpfull and he shows how much is our visit is valuable to the hotel before him. Thank you very much Ahmed and all staff and management.