UAE The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has launched its first Abu Dhabi property, a 532-room luxury resort located at the waterfront.

The Venetian-designed Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal features 447 guestrooms and suites as well as 85 private one- and two-bedroom villas over 57 acres, with the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque as a backdrop .

It comprises a 1550-square metre Roma Ballroom capable of accommodating up to 900 guests, dividable into three smaller spaces with an exclusive elevator directly from the private Bridal Suite. It is accompanied by two expansive marble foyers with natural daylight, 14 meeting rooms, and a traditional majlis.

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal contains ten F&B outlets, including three signature restaurants created by Japanese designer Super Potato, a modern Southeast Asian restaurant specialising in noodles and dim sum, and a contemporary Arabic restaurant.

It also owns one of the largest outdoor swimming pools in UAE spanning 1600 square metres.