Abu Dhabi’s Shopping Malls are not just a place to get some goodies and leave. They are an experience on their own, featuring all needed amenities for a full and interesting day, from store outlets to food and entertainment solutions! Some even feature exhibits in their premises, contributing to your shopping experience. After all, it is too hot to spend the day just sightseeing, so you could have some fun at an Abu Dhabi Shopping Centre as well. Below you can find our top 5 selection of Malls, for you to get inspired and pick the one that suits you best. Don’t miss to check also Abu Dhabi’s hotels here .

1. Abu Dhabi Mall 

Abu Dhabi Mall, Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi |Travel By Interest
Abu Dhabi Mall, Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Mall is incredibly convenient, since it is located in the heart of the city, welcoming about 40,000 visitors per day, both travellers and locals. Plus, it is directly connected to Beach Rotana Hotel. It features various renowned stores like Carolina Herrera, Zara, Pandora, and more, as well as plenty high-end choices. Local products can be found too, such as sweets and savoury treats at in-house bakeries, nuts and even local perfumes. 

2. Marina Mall 

Marina Mall, Breakwater, Abu Dhabi | Travel By Interest
Marina Mall, Breakwater, Abu Dhabi

A 5-level shopping mall with over 400 stores and lots of entertainment choices, Marina Mall is one of the biggest malls of Abu Dhabi. It hosts midrange store outlets such as Swatch, Sketchers, Mango and more, as well as high-end choices like Gucci, Miu Miu, Prada, Yves Saint Laurent, etc. It is a family friendly mall, since it offers supermarkets, plenty of dining options, as well as bowling, billiards, table tennis, video games, shooting games and much more! The fun fact of this mall is that it hosts a 15,000-year-old woolly mammoth fossil, offering shoppers a chance to see one of the largest genuine fossils.

3. Yas Mall

Yas Mall, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi | Travel by Interest
Yas Mall, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

One of the most popular malls of Abu Dhabi, Yas Mall, features 370 stores that include brands like Calvin Klein, Lacoste and Armani, as well as American Eagle Outfitters, Bershka, Converse, etc. You can also enjoy the 20 screen VOX Cinema, or visit the Ferrari World that is directly connected to the Yas Mall. Last but not least, more than 60 restaurants and cafes offer a wide range of dining options. The mall is ideal for Abu Dhabi Airport Shopping too, since it is just a 20-minute drive from the airport.

4. The Galleria

The Galleria, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi | Travel by Interest
The Galleria, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi

On the fancier side, The Galleria features an interesting selection of fashion, jewellery and watches! High-end brands like Dolce & Gabbana, Alexander McQueen, Jimmy Choo, Gucci, and Balenciaga can be found in the 33,000-square metre mall. The two-level building features an amazing sculptural glass and steel atrium roof and more than 25 chef-driven restaurants and cafes including Emporio Armani Caffè and Magnolia Bakery overlooking the waterfront! A must-go for your Abu Dhabi Shopping experience.

5. Al Wahda Mall

Al Wahda Mall, Al Wahda, Abu Dhabi |Travel By Interest
Al Wahda Mall, Al Wahda, Abu Dhabi
Al Wahda Mall, Al Wahda, Abu Dhabi

For a more quiet experience, Al Wahda Mall is an excellent choice. Very spacious and less crowded, this place is ideal for a more relaxed Abu Dhabi shopping experience. From Anchor stores, Electronics, Beauty, Fashion to Hypermarkets, Books and many more, you will literally find everything is this shopping haven. On the entertaining side, a cinema, a kids’ land and a sports lounge are available, as well as many other fun choices like laser tag, bowling and more!

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