Yas Island

Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Yas Island

Welcome to Yas Island

Yas Island is a famous leisure island and a popular tourist attraction in Abu Dhabi. With a 30-minute drive from Abu Dhabi downtown or a 15min drive from Abu Dhabi International airport. Be astonished by all the theme parks and entertainment options, including the Formula 1 circuit. Yas Island includes some world-class hotels making it a perfect location to relax and head away from the business of the big cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

How To Get There

Whether in Abu Dhabi or Dubai, getting to Yas Island is easy. You can hire a car or a taxi; alternatively, an affordable option would be to take a bus from Abu Dhabi or Dubai.

Getting Around Yas Island

Yas island Abu Dhabi has two main modes of transportation; the free shuttle service and the Yas Express Shuttle Service. The blue route and red route connect all the major attractions for free.

Where To Stay

You will be spoilt for choice on Yas Island with many 5 star hotels. We stayed at the Crowne Plaza, which has excellent facilities and access to the Mayan beach. Alternatively, the Hilton, Radisson, Rotan, Park Inn, Centra and the impressive W Abu Dhabi lie on the Yas Marina F1 circuit. 

W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island

A 5-star hotel, part of the Marriott Bonvoy group, is a magnificent hotel on Yas Island. Enjoy an exhilarating island getaway from sunrise treats to sunset as you admire the architecture of this hotel. The 499 guest rooms and suites have floor-to-ceiling windows offering views of the race track or marina. W hotel boasts ultimate dining and nightlife with seven unique restaurants and bars.

Places Of Interest

Ferrari World

For thrill-seekers or car lovers, Ferrari Worlda themed adventure park, houses the world’s fastest roller coaster and will appeal to children and big kids! Alternatively, how about a Ferrari driving experience? Book your tickets here.

Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi

Yas Marina Circuit

Yas Marina Circuit is home to the Formula 1 track, one of the world’s most expensive and high-tech tracks, where visitors to Yas Marina Circuit can enjoy race-viewing terraces. The Formula One race takes place every November in Abu Dhabi, a great place to be, but buy your tickets in advance. Why not experience your own personalised driving experience for those fast car lovers? Book your tickets here.

Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi

Yas Waterworld

Yas Waterworld is home to 43+ rides, slides, attractions, and various seasonal events and shows. So get ready for some water-filled fun at the Yas Waterworld; lots of fun for kids and those big kids! Book your tickets here.

Warner Bros. World

This first-ever Warner Bros, the largest indoor theme park, is divided into six different lands and has 29 thrilling rides, shows and attractions. The park features characters from Warner Bros.’s franchises, such as Looney Tunes, DC Comics, Hanna-Barbera, and others. Book your tickets here.

Warner Bros. Abu Dhabi


CLYMB is an indoor amusement park where one can experience indoor- skydiving, rock climbing and other adventurous activities. It is directly connected to Yas Mall, located near Ferrari World, Yas Waterworld and Warner Bros. Book tickets here.

Yas Marina

Along the waterside promenade of Yas Marina, indulge in a vibrant venue with many eateries and leisure facilities while enjoying iconic views of the W Abu Dhabi and the F1 race track. As the sun sets, the marina transforms into a happening place of nightlife entertainment.

Yas Beach & Yas Links

The ultimate beachside luxury at Yas Beach boasts a stretch of white sand, with complimentary access to the island’s crystal clear waters for visitors staying at any of the hotels or apartments nearby. Entertain yourself with watersports, kayaking or just chilling on the beach. For golfers, try a game at Yas Links, the best-rated golf course in the Middle East with an Arabian Sea backdrop.

Yas Mall

While staying at Yas Island, you must visit the magnificent Yas Mall, the largest on the island, with many upscale shopping and eateries. Shopping is a big part of the UAE culture, hence why there are so many malls here.

Etihad Arena

The newly made Etihad Arena offers world-class event space and hospitality services on the waterfronts of Yas Bay. It has a standing capacity of 18,000, luxury suites and lounges and various seating options.

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