I'd be very grateful to receive recommendations for toddler friendly hotels in Abu Dhabi please. My parents are also travelling with us and their standards are high! My 2 year old would love a sandy beach so any hotels by the beach with good kids facilities would be great.
Al Raha Beach Hotel has a kids club and the restaurants have lots of food choices. They are approx 15 minutes from the airport and close enough to the city center. It also helps that the staff are family friendly.
Can i throw in an alternative destination? Muscat in Oman is somewhat overshadowed compared to Dubai and Abu Dhabi, but pretty much the same weather, great beaches, and a city with more cultural things to do than either Dubai or Abu Dhabi.
Flight times are almost identical, and prices are similar (albeit slightly cheaper if you go more local). There is less of the over-the-top 6 star hotels, shopping, and glitz but could be better for a relaxing family holiday.