Abu Dhabi Corniche Beach, which is one of the key tourist destinations in Abu Dhabi, was opened on 7 July 2008. It is parallel to the Corniche street starting from the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and extends up to the St Regis Hotel. It is one of Abu Dhabi's most beautiful beaches thanks to the infrastructure and landscaped areas designed in an orderly and beautiful fashion. This has given it special character and unique glamor among the world's beaches with picturesque scenes, charming views, attractive nature and distinctive services on offer to Beach Guests . The beach is divided into five sections: a Family Beach Section that welcomes families, children and ladies. No unaccompanied men are allowed entrance, the West Plaza area that is a free open public beach, Al Sahil beach that is a paid beach that welcomes any guests without restriction, the East Plaza Beach and the Western Extension beach that are both free to enter public beaches.