When you visit Abu Dhabi, you are getting amazed because there is everything that you want. Most of the top malls of Abu Dhabi are close to hotels and it makes shopping in Abu Dhabi much easier and more relaxed. And you can save on your travel if you stay in these hotels. Here we provide a list of the perfect Abu Dhabi malls for the best shopping experience.
The second biggest mall in Abu Dhabi is Yas Mall, and the area of the mall is around 2.5 million square feet. This mall is located on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. This huge mall with over 370 international brands, loads of amusement, and 20-screen cinemas is most shoppers’ dream. It is a remarkable spot located in the center of the island and seems very amazing at the night. The Ferrari World is very close to this mall so that is a good opportunity to visit two amazing places in one spot. And it also is close to Abu Dhabi International Airport, it is only 15 minutes away. Moreover, the malls of Abu Dhabi offer a magnificent view to its visitors.
Undoubtedly, Marina Mall is among the most beautiful malls in Abu Dhabi. It is a 3-floor shopping mall plus a big supermarket located on the underground level. It also has a cinema, several restaurants, a La Brioche coffee shop, and a massive court for both kids and adults.
The mall is attractive, has a positive environment, and is very popular with travelers because it boasts a bus stop just outside the mall. There also are many outdoor spaces to park your car in front and underground of the mall. The Abu Dhabi Eye ferry wheel and the foreshore marina are close to the mall.
Abu Dhabi Mall
The Abu Dhabi Mall is the old and most popular mall in Abu Dhabi. You can find many shopping stores on this 3-floor mall and a huge food court on the top floor. There also is a big supermarket chain named Coop. The Abu Dhabi mall is very lovely for ladies because an enormous shop called “Brands for Less” is situated inside the new part of the mall. The PF Changs restaurant for eating the Dynamite Shrimps is definitely another reason to visit. It’s a must for all strangers in Abu Dhabi and it is worth visiting.
The Galleria Mall
The Galleria is one of the newest built malls in Abu Dhabi. This astonishing luxury mall located in the heart of Al Maryah Island has been greatly enlarged in the summer of 2019. This mall in Abu Dhabi has the most attractive collection you will ever see. Its roof is curved-shape and made up of glass and it is similar to a diamond. Via a corridor, it is connected to the Rosewood Hotel. It is one of the best destinations for buying jewelry, watches, and fashion. The whole of the building is stunningly bright with sunlight from above with a very stylish design. Because of the mall’s expansion and architecture, it became one of everyone’s favorite malls in Abu Dhabi. There also is a large food court, a cinema, and a large Decathlon sports shop.
Dalma Mall is located on the Abu Dhabi–Tarif–Al Ain highway, opposite Mohammed Bin Zayed City. It is close to the Maqta Bridge and Abu Dhabi International Airport. Dalma Mall has more than 450 stores. This mall was established on 10 October 2010. Dalma Mall is a piece of Abu Dhabi’s strategic plan for 2030 which puts a framework for the Emirate’s long-term development. Research in the market has shown that the very quick development of the regions around the Dalma Mall makes it a large multi-cultural and middle-class population, and the mall has fulfilled the needs of the population of the region.
Al Wahda Mall
Al Wahda Mall which is named after Al Wahda Football Club in Abu Dhabi plays at the stadium beside the mall and is one of the most famous attractions of the city. The mall was established in 2007 with 150 retail brands, but it’s developed during the past decade into one of the largest shopping malls in the UAE.
This mall covers about 80,000 meters of the area, this shopping place is situated at the entrance of Abu Dhabi in Al Bahia. People regularly visit this mall. It has numerous stores like Carrefour, Gold’s Gym, Centrepoint, and many more. Fashionable shops, cafes, restaurants, and entertainment options make it among the well-known retail spot in Abu Dhabi. Deerfields Mall is a perfect choice for shopaholics who are living close to the Dubai-Abu Dhabi border due to its popular international brands.
Al Seef Village Mall
This mall is a fast-become popular destination because of the launching of The Walk district behind the mall. There are plenty of shops, restaurants, and even a library for interested ones, and it’s worth visiting this mall. You can find some shops, salons and even an art gallery on The Walk. Fun Ville is an accessible choice for those who are looking for a safe place to take the kids shopping. There also are several perfect eatery options like Nolu’s, Joud Café, and Sanderson’s to use when you need them.
Shams Boutik is a small local shopping mall in Abu Dhabi, which contains a suitable food court with lots of small fast-food branches. It has some shops that provide the basic needs of locals that are living in the area. The Waitrose supermarket and the stationary shop are particularly suitable for people who need to provide some necessities frequently. Shams Boutik has two play areas, the arcade center inside the mall and the playground outside of it, and the little ones can seek the advantage. The first one has various types of games and activities like a bowling alley while the second one has swings and slides.
Al Raha Mall
Al Raha mall has lots of things to select like Arabian fashion brands, a supermarket, international stores, and toy and book stores. You can also find a Fun Zone for the kids and a cinema which is showing the latest bestsellers releases. Its location makes it the perfect and accessible choice for shopping in Abu Dhabi. It is located on the highway and it is linked with Al Raha Beach Hotel on one side and with Al Raha Beach on another side. And it is proximity close to the airport.
The Mazyad Mall is the first mall that is located in Mohamed Bin Zayed City, close to Musaaffah. It is recognized as the ‘New Downtown’ in Abu Dhabi. It doesn’t have many international brands here so by visiting this mall you can save your budget. You can find everything from fashion to electronics. The LuLu Group International is the owner of this mall in Abu Dhabi, so you will find a Lulu Store here.
Al Jimi Mall
Al Jimi Mall is the first shopping and entertainment center in Al Ain. It is the most ideal location for shopping for Al Ain locals. The area expanded over 78,000 square meters, this mall provides more than 100 retail stores which are selling products from fashion, beauty, health, and electronics to pharmacies and medicines. It has plenty of cafes and eateries. You can find an outdoor retail park here which includes about 10 big retail units. At the Al Jimi mall, stores like Inglot, Brush and Blush, and others are available. You can also find a Carrefour Hypermarket and Centre Point department store at Al Jimi mall.
It is located in Al Khalidiyah city, Khalidiyah mall is among the oldest malls in Abu Dhabi. It was established in 2007 and is expanded to an area of 86,000 sm. There also are LuLu hypermarkets and department stores in this mall. Popular stores like Miniso, Matalan, Giordano, and so on are available in this mall. It is maybe not trendy or attractive for tourists but it is worth mentioning and visiting because it is very popular among the locals. Plenty of parking spaces and a large taxi station are available in front of the mall. You cannot find a lot of fancy shops in this mall but it is great for shopping for souvenirs like dates, chocolates, baklava, honey, and the like. and another noticeable thing is getting familiar with the culture of the local population.