Yas Island

Yas Island is one of the world’s fastest growing leisure and entertainment destinations, located on the golden shored of the UAE Capital – just 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and 50 minutes from Dubai. The 25 sq km Island features a diverse mix of award-winning attractions and record breaking experiences for holiday makers from around the world.
A Grand Prix circuit
Three unique theme parks
Abu Dhabi’s largest shopping mall
The #1 links golf course in the Middle East
A white-sand beach
A glamorous 277-berth marina
Indoor and outdoor event venues
Seven hotels
More than 160 restaurants
Whether your clients are looking for a dose of adrenaline or a peaceful sanctuary to unwind, Yas Island caters to all preferences and ages.

Plus you can invite your clients to join Diwali celebrations and enjoy special offerings and events at Yas Island.

The experiences

Yas Island features world-class attractions and experiences, including:

Three award-winning theme parks:
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. 37 rides and attractions including the fastest rollercoaster on the planet.

Yas Waterworld. This is water’s greatest playground with over 40 rides, slides and attractions.

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. A fascinating world inspired from the most iconic DC superheroes and animation characters, featuring 29 rides, unique live entertainment, and family attractions.
And:
Yas Marina Circuit: Home to Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Here your clients can experience the thrill of the track for themselves.

The lifestyle

Yas Beach

As well as high-octane experiences, your clients can choose from a range of activities for a good time, from sun time at the beach, a round of golf at Yas Links, to shopping and chilling at Yas Mall.

At Yas Marina they can take a seaplane tour or charter a yacht. Or simply enjoy al fresco dining at any of the top quality water-side restaurants.

Your clients have a wide choice of dining options with over 160 restaurants and cafés across the island serving almost every type of food imaginable. They can dine in any of the hotels, choose from a selection of restaurants within the attractions, or visit Cascade Dining, a collection of 19 restaurants situated in the connecting area between Yas Mall and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

Indian cuisine is readily available throughout Yas Island from the theme parks to the hotels and Yas Mall.
They can also enjoy a live event at du Arena or du Forum.

The accommodation

There are seven hotels on Yas Island ranging from 3 to 5 stars:

5 star hotels
Yas Hotel Abu Dhabi
4 star hotels
Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Yas Island Rotana
3 star hotels
Park Inn Radisson, Abu Dhabi
Centro Yas Island
Hotel apartments
Staybridge Suites Abu Dhabi Yas Island

Getting there and around

Getting there by car

It’s easy to rent a car in the UAE and most international driving licenses are accepted. Drivers are also available from most agencies on a day rate.

Alternatively your clients can take a taxi for a convenient trip at affordable rates.

Getting there by bus

For those clients staying in Abu Dhabi city or in Dubai there is a complimentary bus service between Yas Island and Abu Dhabi city and between Yas Island and Dubai.

Dubai pick & drop off locations:
Deira City Center
Mall of the Emirates
Dubai Mall

Abu Dhabi pick & drop off locations:
Saadiyat Island

Getting around

By bus. Once your clients arrive in Yas Island, all the attractions are located minutes from one another and connected by a free shuttle service.

By bike. Or your clients can use the Yas Island Bikeshare to move around the island. This bicycle sharing service is available 24 hours, 7 days a week. Bikes can easily be rented from and returned to any station within the network.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

This is a world that recognizes your clients’ need for speed. An adrenaline rush at every corner, they will be able to feel the signature Ferrari passion, the upbeat energy, and the thrill right in the heart of Abu Dhabi.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is an indoor theme park suitable for year-round fun, for all ages. It is a jam-packed world full of speed and adrenaline featuring record-breaking rides and thrilling attractions including:

Formula Rossa: The world’s fastest roller coaster with a speed of 0 to 240 km/h in 4.9 seconds.

Flying Aces: The world’s tallest non-inverted loop – scale 63m at a spectacular 51-degree incline.

A Quick Pass gives you access to priority queues.

Operating Hours

Every day from 11:00am – 8:00pm.

N.B. Timing may vary according to season.

Rides and attractions may temporarily close for essential maintenance.

Look through the following slideshow to discover Ferrari World Abu Dhabi in numbers.

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is the world’s best waterpark and suitable for the whole family! The legendary rides are categorised by thrill level:
Adrenaline Rush (EXTREME)
Exciting Adventure (HIGH)
Moving & Grooving (MEDIUM)
Young Fun (LOW).

Get your clients ready to splash, dunk, float, dive, and slide their way to fun at this iconic Emirati-themed waterpark!

Their choice of fun activities includes:

Bandit Bomber: The Middle East’s longest suspended rollercoaster.

Cinesplash: The region’s first-ever Water Cinema – a 5D interactive experience.

Hairat Yas Pearl Diving Experience: The only waterpark in the world with a pearl diving experience.

A Quick Pass gives you access to priority queues.

Yas Waterworld also introduces spectacular events throughout the year, including ladies-only events with 100% privacy guaranteed on selected Thursdays.

Operating Hours

Everyday from 10:00am – 8:00pm

N.B. Timing may vary according to season.

Rides and attractions may temporarily close for essential maintenance.

Warner Bros. WorldTM Abu Dhabi

This is the world’s largest Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park, suitable for year-round fun, for all ages.

Warner Bros. WorldTM Abu Dhabi brings together your clients’ favourite iconic characters and stories under one roof.

Look through the following slide show for a glimpse of each of the six lands and discover who your clients might meet or see there. N.B. Best viewed in full screen.

A Quick Pass gives you access to priority queues.

Operating Hours

Every day from 10:00am – 08:00pm.

N.B. Timing may vary according to season.

Rides and attractions may temporarily close for essential maintenance.

Yas Marina Circuit

This is where your clients can take in the sights and sounds of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, go for a hair-raising spin with an authentic race driving experience, or hit the track for karting with friends.

Whatever their need for speed, there are plenty of ways to soak up the electric atmosphere of the same race track frequented by F1 superstars, any time of the year.

Your clients can take to the track behind the wheel of their choice to drive race or test out their drifting skills. From Aston Martin GT4, Mercedes AMG-GTS to Formula Yas 3000 – a car specifically made for Yas Marina Circuit with a 3.0 Litre V6 engine

Or your clients can also simply be a passenger and let professional drivers demonstrate a trick or two.

Extended Experiences

Invite your clients to extend their stay in Yas Island to explore arts and culture of newly opened Abu Dhabi attractions, Qasr Al Watan and Louvre Abu Dhabi.

Qasr Al Watan is a cultural landmark housed within the Presidential Palace compound. The palace reflects centuries of Arabian architectural design and tradition.

Qasr Al Watan is a working palace that hosts official state visits and summits. It also hosts the Federal Supreme Council meetings and the UAE Cabinet meetings.

The palace is home to the Qasr Al Watan Library where scholars can explore a vast collection of books and resources about the UAE and learn about the nation’s progressive journey.

Visitors to the palace can explore a vast collection of artefacts and manuscripts that highlight the Arab world’s contributions to various intellectual fields including science, arts, humanities and literature.

Open Sunday – Saturday, 10:00 – 20:00. N.B. Timing may vary according to season.

Distance from Yas Island: 25 minutes drive.

Louvre Abu Dhabi is an award winning museum that brings different cultures together to shine fresh light on the shared stories of humanity.

Designed by the world-renowned French architect Jean Nouvel, the Louvre Abu Dhabi’s stunning architecture is inspired by the traditions of the United Arab Emirates. The works on show range from the prehistoric artifacts to contemporary artworks, and the museum hosts four temporary exhibitions per year, so there is always something new to discover every time you visit.

Open every day from 10 am – 8 pm, but closed on Monday. N.B. Timing may vary according to season.

Distance from Yas Island: 20 minutes drive.

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