This page has been created so we can serve you better and give you all of the information and tips we have about the Capital of UAE - Abu Dhabi More about the hotel: AN ICONIC LANDMARK AT THE HEART OF ABU DHABI. InterContinental Abu Dhabi is perfectly situated on the beach and less than 10 minutes from bustling downtown and the Abu Dhabi International Exhibition Centre. Heritage Village, the Cultural Foundation and Lulu Island are also close by. For a unique shopping experience, the Gold Souk (market) is a must while the Marina and Abu Dhabi Malls offer more contemporary alternatives. The hotel concierge can arrange a 4x4 desert safari for those looking for adventure.