Ruwais in Abu Dhabi was once a small fishing village with only a few people who lead simple lives. But things changed when the government decided to make it an industrial town mainly focusing on the oil and gas industries.

Getting in

If you are from one of a luxury resort in Abu Dhabi the likes of Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Yamm Villa Resort, take E11- the two-lane highway to come to this city.

Getting around

Getting around in Al Ruawis is easy and pleasant as its people are very friendly. They will even offer rides to you when they see you waiting for the shuttle bus. If you love cycling, you may also go around on two wheels.

Alex Sergeev (, Mosque in Al RuwaisCC BY-SA 3.0

Things to see

The main and the most beautiful thing to see when you are in Al Ruawis is the sunset from the 3 Blue Tankers. You may also explore how the industrial processes happen, but never try to take pictures of any of them. It’s prohibited.

Things to do

In addition to visiting the Blue Tankers, you may enjoy some good shopping times at the Ruwais Mall. You may also visit the city’s recreation centre if time permits.