Yas Island

Things to Do In Yas Island

Successfully combining relaxation and adventure, the Yas Island is a one of a kind vacation experience. Exuberating, yet still preserving a sense of decency, Yas is the perfect choice for spending quality time with family, experiencing thrilling adventures with friends or sharing wonderful moments with your partner. Yas Island is more than a holiday destination, is an adult playground that promises to spoil you with incredible adventures, relaxing spa treatments and continuous surprises.

Experience the speed thrill at Yas Island Ferrari World

The largest indoor adventure park and the only Ferrari themed park in the world, the Yas Ferrari World is the ultimate adventure for thrill seekers, providing quality entertainment for the entire family. The 86,000 sqm of enclosed area boost over 20 rides, divided in three types of rides: the thrill rides (featuring high end speed stimulators for those willing to experience the Abu Dhabi F1 sensations), the kids rides (specially designed for your little drivers) and the family rides (most of which change the rhythm for a slow paced time with your family).

Exercise your best shots at Yas Island’s Link Golf Course

Boosting breathtaking scenery, the Yas Link Golf Course is a treat for the eye and an enchantment for any golf lover. Designed by Kyle Phillips, the course features a challenging 18-hole golf course, a 9-hole academy course for those getting their initiation in golf and practice areas to exercise your best shots. Ranked #24th among the best golf courses outside America, the Yas Link is definitely a luxury experience that no golfer should miss. And because excellence governs all Yas Island attractions, Yas Link also features stylish relaxation amenities for the non-golfer members of family.

Enjoy Water Sports on Yas Island

While the Yas Island’s beaches are not suitable for diving and sunbathing, locals and tourists are invited to join the water adventures in a waterpark that will surpass any imagination. Located in the near vicinity of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and exactly in the center of Yas Island, the Yas Waterworld features over 43 rides and slides (four of which uniquely designed for this location). The opening of the 15 ha park is scheduled for 2012. Meanwhile you can also practice your kiting skills with the professional trainers from the island. Yas Marina is offering another type of water entertainment –yachting. The Yas Marina offers great conditions for enjoying the Yas Island’s waters onboard of luxury speed boats and private yachts.

Get a glimpse of Yas Island from above

Get a view of the Yas Island from above! Admire the Yas Island Ferrari World, the unique Yas Viceroy Hotel, the scenic golf course and get a glimpse of the famous Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world aboard Water Wings.

Shopping in Yas Mall

Yas Mall is a collection of chic shops merchandising local products as well as high end products from reputable international brands. The variety of products as well as the fascinating building will certainly entail your appetite for shopping while on Yas Island.

Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix Circuit (Yas Marina Circuit)

A trip to Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix Circuit is a must see for any person stepping on Yas Island. Opened in 2009, the circuit combines the high speed lanes with incredible scenery. Designed to meet the competition requirements as well as the aesthetic expectations of the visitors, the luxury location is used all year round, for different events. Apart from the racing activities, the Yas Marina Circuit hosts high end events, exhibitions and conferences.

Concerts and special events

Yas Island was designed to amaze and entertain, so the two events venues were created in accordance with these principles. The Du Forum and Yas Arena are developed so as to offer high end conditions for the artists as well as for the public. There is no better place to perform or watch your artists perform than on one of these two stages. Popular artists are invited to perform on Yas Island regularly, so there are great chances to attend a concert while visiting the island.

5 Star Hotel Indulgence on Yas Island

Do not feel like getting out of the hotel? Yas Island’s hotels provide exclusive services that will help you unwind and relax. Whether you choose the Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, the island’s jewel hotel or settle for one of the other six luxury accommodation providers, the services offered will exceed the expectations. Visitors are spoiled with traditional beauty techniques as well as with international innovations in the domain. Cinemas, high class restaurants, gyms and beauty centers complete a successful stay in Yas Island.

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