Abu Dhabi, UAE - Saadiyat Island is a natural island and a tourism-cultural project for nature, Emirati heritage, and culture. The project is located on a large, low-lying island, 500 metres off the coast of Abu Dhabi island. A mixed commercial, residential, and leisure project is currently under construction on the island. When completed, Saadiyat Island is expected to become Abu Dhabi's cultural center. The island is a five-minute drive away from downtown Abu Dhabi.