Sand and water skiing are popular pastime activities in Abu Dhabi. The tall sand dunes in the city provide excellent ski slopes and with many tour operators offering this activity, any visitor to the city can easily experience its excitement. Water skiing in the city is just as delightful with the clear waters of the Persian Gulf presenting the ideal site for snorkelling and diving. Those on the lookout for Abu Dhabi hotels, can stay at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara. Situated in the legendary Liwa Desert, it is among the most favoured Abu Dhabi luxury hotels .