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Yas Island

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Yas Island showing a sandy beach

A Formula 1 racetrack, water and amusement parks, a golf course and spectacular hotels and restaurants await on this island of entertainment.

Over the last decade, the United Arab Emirates has continually reshaped its coastal resort environments in truly spectacular ways, and Yas Island in Abu Dhabi is no exception. Although not due for total completion until 2018, this multipurpose leisure, entertainment and shopping island is already one of the city’s major draws. It has been hailed as the world’s leading tourism project.

The centerpiece of the man-made island is Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, a five-star hotel that is built half over land and half over water. The island also features a world-class Formula 1 racetrack, the Yas Marina Circuit, which hosts the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix each November. Throughout the year, get behind the wheel with qualified driving coaches and experience the horsepower of the various race and drag cars on offer.

In keeping with the adrenaline theme, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is a stylistic homage to one of the world’s most desirable automotive marques. With over 20 rides ranging from educational to exhilarating, this is sure to delight thrill-seekers of all ages.

Cool off at the nearby Yas Waterworld, a massive water park with dozens of slides, rides and other attractions. Many of the rides, such as the Bandit Bomber’s water roller coaster, are one of a kind.

On the west shore of the island, tee off at Yas Links Abu Dhabi, a state-of-the-art golf course designed by renowned course architect Kyle Phillips. Based on traditional courses found in coastal Scotland, all 18 holes have ocean views. Nearby on the quiet southern shore is the island’s only beach, Yas Beach, the perfect place to soak up the sun or enjoy a picnic.

While you could easily spend a week or two at Yas Island, it is also the perfect day getaway from Abu Dhabi. The island is just a 30-minute drive from the city and is also accessible by seaplane or boat. While on the island, take advantage of the Yas Express, a complimentary shuttle that regularly runs between all of the island’s major attractions.

Park Inn by Radisson Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Park Inn by Radisson Abu Dhabi Yas Island
3 out of 5
Golf Plaza, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
The price is $57 per night from Aug 7 to Aug 7
Located in Abu Dhabi, this beachfront hotel is in the city center and within 1 mi (2 km) of Du Arena and Yas Marina Circuit. Ferrari World and Yas Waterworld ...
4.2/5Very Good! (651 reviews)
Nice stay. Balcony with marine view
"Twas pretty good. Breakfast and pool at Radisson. Pretty decent spread. Great view of the water and golf course... very relaxing stay. Feels like you're out of the city"

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

Park Inn by Radisson Abu Dhabi Yas Island
W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island
W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island
5 out of 5
Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
The price is $108 per night from Aug 7 to Aug 7
This family-friendly Abu Dhabi hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of Yas Marina Circuit, Ferrari World, and Yas Waterworld. Yas Mall and Warner ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (200 reviews)
"Amazing and welcoming staff. Great hospitality. Garage food restaurants impressive. Gym is quite amazing with a particular view. A must go back"

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island
Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island, an IHG Hotel
Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island, an IHG Hotel
4 out of 5
Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
The price is $68 per night from Aug 7 to Aug 7
This family-friendly Abu Dhabi hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Du Arena and Yas Marina Circuit. Ferrari World and Yas Waterworld are ...
4.3/5Excellent! (512 reviews)
Great staycation
"What a great stay, good value, good food and good chilled atmosphere. Covid requirements where good and I felt quite happy and safe. Overall a great weekend"

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island, an IHG Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Al Diar Sawa Hotel Apartments
Al Diar Sawa Hotel Apartments
4 out of 5
Al Mamoura, Abu Dhabi
The price is $42 per night from Aug 6 to Aug 6
Located in Abu Dhabi City Center, this spa aparthotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Red Crescent Authority and within 3 mi (5 km) of Abu Dhabi Mall and Al Wahda Mall. ...
3.9/5Good! (106 reviews)
Good Value and Great Apartment
"Full kitchen and washing machine was useful duriing my stay. Good sized clean room with free parking within the hotel. Good value will certainly stay there again !!!"

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Al Diar Sawa Hotel Apartments
Aparthotel Adagio Abu Dhabi Al Bustan
Aparthotel Adagio Abu Dhabi Al Bustan
4 out of 5
Shk. Rashid Bin Saeed St/Rabdan St, Abu Dhabi
The price is $54 per night from Aug 5 to Aug 5
This family-friendly Abu Dhabi aparthotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and Sheikh Zayed Stadium. Ferrari ...
4.2/5Excellent! (84 reviews)
Good
"The good thing in this hotel is they are not strict for family stay.. you can enjoy your family stay.. bad things are when you need something it tooks time before you get it, and you need to call 2-3 times to follow up.. and the refrigirator has like disinfectant smell. We stored our food there,the ..."

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2021

Aparthotel Adagio Abu Dhabi Al Bustan
The Eclipse Boutique Suites
The Eclipse Boutique Suites
4 out of 5
Liwa Street off Khalifa Street, Abu Dhabi
The price is $68 per night from Aug 10 to Aug 10
Located in Abu Dhabi City Center, this spa aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Central Market and Abu Dhabi Corniche. Corniche Beach and Abu Dhabi Mall are ...
4.3/5Excellent! (130 reviews)
"Best hotel I've ever stayed at! Apartmet was big, spacious and clean. They take their covid-19 precautions really serious which made me feel safe. Staff was extremely nice and helpful, will stay here again!"

Reviewed on May 31, 2021

The Eclipse Boutique Suites
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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