20 Nov 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
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
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.
Warner Bros. World
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.
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.
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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