Corniche Beach
Corniche Beach
4.5
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  • Darren99999
    Aylesbury Vale, United Kingdom528 contributions
    Great beach
    A terrific beach, clean and not too busy. The water is clean with lifeguards. Priced at just 12DHR per entry, I found this reasonable. Staying at local hotels, free tickets to the beach are given out so ask at reception. Parking across the road is fine but make sure you pay the correct rate….
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 15 April 2023
  • Aiza Stevanovic
    Cacak, Serbia13 contributions
    Beautiful and clean beach
    Perfect location, clean beach, chargeable part is only 10 AED sunbed 25. The public part is also amazing. I tried both and had a great experience. If for a couple hours visit the public is good. If for more than better to get a sunbed and all. I think it's better to bring your towel as I haven't seen the stands. Coffee and some street food is available.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 10 January 2024
  • Justin W
    Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey3,716 contributions
    The most amazing stretch of sand and city in the background. It is an excellent and beautiful beach.
    I walked along the walkway that lines this beautiful beach with its golden sand and blue waters. The beach is lined with a small green park with all sorts of concessions and bathrooms that makes it very workable for families. On the weekends, this is where the locals who live downtown spend the day with their families. On a sunny warm day in the winter, I thought it was a pleasure to just relax, get a tan and watch the world go by. The views of the city in the backdrop are just fantastic. Abu Dhabi is an amazing city!
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 31 January 2024
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justin s
Colchester, UK240 contributions
Aug 2023 • Family
Immaculate public beach which is safe and has numerous on duty lifeguards. There are small food and refreshments outlets next to the beach such as Tim Hortons and Cinnabon. Some of these venues offer outdoor seating with umbrellas. I visited in August and due to the heat the place was nearly empty. In the summer the beach gets more busy after 4.30pm as people leave work etc and come to the beach to relax and cool down. There are free water fountains approximately every few hundred meters. There is a giant inflatable play area in the water, however I don’t think it’s open in the peak of summer due to the extreme heat. The beach looks so glamorous against the back drop of the modern skyscrapers. The beach is cleaned every morning. I didn’t experience beach sellers. There seems to be strict rules for wearing inappropriate swimwear (you won’t get away with wearing your underwear for example).
Written 27 February 2024
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4 contributions
Jan 2024 • Couples
Beautiful location. We had a lovely walk along the promenade. Good choice of cafes/restaurants that you can stop off at along the way.
Written 2 February 2024
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Justin W
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ3,716 contributions
Jan 2024 • Solo
I walked along the walkway that lines this beautiful beach with its golden sand and blue waters. The beach is lined with a small green park with all sorts of concessions and bathrooms that makes it very workable for families. On the weekends, this is where the locals who live downtown spend the day with their families. On a sunny warm day in the winter, I thought it was a pleasure to just relax, get a tan and watch the world go by. The views of the city in the backdrop are just fantastic. Abu Dhabi is an amazing city!
Written 31 January 2024
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Aiza Stevanovic
Cacak, Serbia13 contributions
Jan 2024 • Solo
Perfect location, clean beach, chargeable part is only 10 AED sunbed 25. The public part is also amazing. I tried both and had a great experience. If for a couple hours visit the public is good. If for more than better to get a sunbed and all. I think it's better to bring your towel as I haven't seen the stands. Coffee and some street food is available.
Written 10 January 2024
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MF018
The Woodlands, TX404 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
We stayed at the Sheraton in Cornish beach. There is beach enclave directly in the hotel. Warm and clean water. Very calm.
Written 4 November 2023
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TravelingSoccerLoon
Saint Paul, MN3,429 contributions
Nov 2022
Going to Corniche Beach was actually pretty disappointing. The skyscrapers of Abu Dhabi behind you are pretty cool but the beach itself was underwhelming. There is a fee for entry which wasn't significant and there are lounge chairs and umbrellas to rent. Since Al Lulu Island is directly across, the beach doesn't sit on open ocean. No waves and not overly scenic with the island directly across. Not being able to have a couple beers while out on the beach added to the less than good experience.
Written 28 July 2023
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Kobe Vansevenant
Poperinge, Belgium14 contributions
Jul 2023 • Friends
Paying to go on the beach?! Well, that was a concept unknown to us. Pretty expensive aswel if you wanted a chair and an umbrella with it. Once paid, the beach itself was really nice, and beautiful. There was a food shack and i must say, even tho we orded fries and burgers/wraps/hotdogs, the food was insanely good. I mean, that women knew what she was doing! If you are willing to pay for it, i would recommend this beach.
Written 17 July 2023
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Portia Dcruz
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates14 contributions
Apr 2023 • Solo
Located at the heart of Abudhabi one of the best views, especially to visit during sunset to feel better and Relax
Written 26 May 2023
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Robert O
Rotterdam, The Netherlands3,921 contributions
Apr 2023
This is a large sandy beach along the Abu Dhabi corniche with modern skyscrapers as background. Upmarket restaurants and hotels are plentiful. Hence the strip between the beach and the highway is suitable for sports such as running and cycling.

There is a fee for accessing the part of the beach with facilities (toilets and showers), but the bigger part is free to visit. During the day it can be very hot and there is hardly any shade. Early morning and during the evenings temperatures are more pleasant and there sometimes is a breeze.

Do not expect waves, as just opposite the beach is Lulu island.
Water temperatures are high.
Written 9 May 2023
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Darren99999
Aylesbury Vale, UK528 contributions
Apr 2023 • Family
A terrific beach, clean and not too busy. The water is clean with lifeguards. Priced at just 12DHR per entry, I found this reasonable. Staying at local hotels, free tickets to the beach are given out so ask at reception. Parking across the road is fine but make sure you pay the correct rate….
Written 15 April 2023
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