Located on the golden shores of Abu Dhabi, just 20-minute-drive from downtown Abu Dhabi, Yas Island is one of its kind leisure and entertainment destinations. Home to high-end hotels, extravagant shopping arenas, beautiful beaches and roller coaster rides among other attractions, it is an ideal for holiday-makers out for some real fun. We list here, 10 reasons why every travelling enthusiast must visit it:
Located in the heart of Yas Island, this is an award-winning Ferrari-inspired theme park. The theme park is home to 43 thrilling rides, state-of-the-art simulators, live shows, and seasonal festivities that showcase extraordinary performances from around the globe. It has world’s fastest rollercoaster, Formula Rossa
This waterpark is home to a captivating world of rides, slides, and attractions – six of which can be found nowhere else in the world – and a diversity of seasonal events and shows.
Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi
This is the world’s first ever Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park, which brings to life fan-favorite DC Super Heroes like Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman, alongside beloved Animation characters from Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera like Tom and Jerry, Bugs Bunny, Scooby-Doo and The Flintstones, all under one roof for the first time in the region.
CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi
This offers world-class skydiving and climbing experiences, for beginners and experienced skydivers and climbers. Guests are guided at every step with the help of highly skilled instructors. It houses two record-breaking attractions; the Indoor Skydiving Flight Chamber and the indoor climbing wall The SUMMYT.
This one is an indoor night club that features 360-degree projection mapping, huge animated LED screens, and beautiful setting.
Awarded a Five Gold Anchor rating from The Global Marina Accreditation, Yas Marina is one of UAE’s finest marinas, featuring vibrant venues offering dining, fitness and leisure facilities.
The wet-berth marina has a capacity for 227 vessels, while the dry-berth has facilities for an additional 93 boats, besides the usual features like restaurants, bars and lounges.
From premier fitness facilities and physiotherapy to water sports and boat charters, there are unique experiences for guests of all levels, whether they are looking to try something new, socialize, compete or develop skills.
Yas Marina Circuit
Yas Marina Circuit is the United Arab Emirates’ most exciting sporting and entertainment multi-purpose venue. It is home to the annual FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX. and much more. The circuit is also a leading MICE venue, regularly hosting a diverse range of corporate meetings, conferences and events.
With its white sands, crystal clear waters and natural mangrove surroundings, Yas Beach is an idyllic getaway perfect for watersport enthusiasts and families. Set up on a sun lounger to soak up some rays or savour tropical sips and delicious bites at any of our restaurants.
Yas Mall is Abu Dhabi’s biggest, and the UAE’s second-largest, shopping centre. The light-drenched three-level mall offers an impressive array of stores, including international retailers and eateries, and a 20-screen cinema operated by VOX Cinemas.