Yas Island

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Yas Island showing a beach

This cutting-edge island development is home to a picturesque golf course, a luxury resort and several top-class theme parks.

Just 30 minutes’ drive from Abu Dhabi’s city centre is a multipurpose entertainment and shopping development that has been turning heads worldwide. With a luxury hotel, a top-class golf course and an assortment of theme parks, Yas Island is a testimony to the recent ambition that the United Arab Emirates has shown in reshaping its coastal resort areas. Already a major draw for the city, the project will be fully completed in 2018.

Built half on land and half on water, the five-star hotel Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi is a remarkable attraction perfectly suited to this man-made island. The island’s spectacular oceanside setting is well exploited at Yas Links Abu Dhabi, a golf course on Yas Island’s western shore where every one of the 18 holes has an ocean view. The famous course architect Kyle Phillips based the design on courses found in coastal Scotland.

Head to to the award-winning Yas Waterworld, which hosts over 40 exhilarating attractions with a range of difficulty levels. Try out your courage on one of the waterpark’s unique high-excitement rides, or take the kids to the family-friendly Marah Fortress then rent a poolside cabana and enjoy the personalised food service. Meanwhile, on the island’s southern shore, you will find Yas Beach to be a lovely place to relax with a picnic.

Keep your heart rate up with a trip to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, a fascinating theme park that explores the culture and style behind one of the world’s favourite automobiles while also offering a number of unforgettable rides. Try out the Formula Rossa roller coaster to experience the G-forces felt by real Formula 1 drivers while flying around the track at speeds up to 240 kilometres (149 miles) per hour. Yas Island is home to a world-class racetrack of its own, and every November the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix takes place there at the Yas Marina Circuit.

Yas Island is a short drive from central Abu Dhabi. You can also reach the island by boat or on a seaplane. A complimentary shuttle runs between all the island’s main attractions.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island
4 out of 5
Golf Plaza, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
The price is AU$176 per night from 4 Dec. to 4 Dec.
This family-friendly Abu Dhabi hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Yas Marina and Yas Marina Circuit. Ferrari World and Yas Waterworld are ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (985 reviews)
"Very well located and the relation value-price is excellent"

Reviewed on 15 Nov. 2021

Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island
W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island
W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island
5 out of 5
Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$309 per night from 18 Dec. to 18 Dec.
This family-friendly Abu Dhabi hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Yas Marina and Yas Marina Circuit. Ferrari World and Yas Waterworld are ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (222 reviews)
"The experience was excellent still after third visit and counting"

Reviewed on 23 Oct. 2021

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Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
5 out of 5
Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
The price is AU$283 per night from 5 Dec. to 5 Dec.
Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Yas Marina and Yas Marina Circuit. Ferrari World and Yas Waterworld are also within 3 miles ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (13 reviews)

Reviewed on 27 Sep. 2021

Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
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Al Diar Sawa Hotel Apartments
Al Diar Sawa Hotel Apartments
4 out of 5
Al Mamoura, Abu Dhabi
The price is AU$97 per night from 13 Dec. to 13 Dec.
Located in Abu Dhabi City Center, this spa aparthotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Red Crescent Authority and within 3 miles (5 km) of Al Wahda Mall and Abu Dhabi ...
3.9/5 Good! (111 reviews)
"Exellent, very considerate staff. Especially Eya at reception is super helpful and efficient! The rooms are very clean, well functioning and the pool is great. The location is also very convenient with lots of shops around."

Reviewed on 11 Nov. 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 AU$108 per night from 4 Dec. to 4 Dec.
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 ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (94 reviews)
"The staff are great, the manager, front desk personnel, house keeping, etc. They went above and beyond to make our stay the most comfortable and memorable. The one bedroom apartment is very spacious and great place to stay. This is my second time staying at this hotel as returning customer and I ..."

Reviewed on 11 Oct. 2021

Aparthotel Adagio Abu Dhabi Al Bustan
Platinum Hotel Apartment
Platinum Hotel Apartment
3 out of 5
Khaled Bin Alwaleed Str., Abu Dhabi
The price is AU$120 per night from 7 Dec. to 7 Dec.
Located in Abu Dhabi City Center, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Qasr Al Hosn Centre and Abu Dhabi Corniche. Corniche Beach and Al Wahda ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (5 reviews)
"Nice spacious hotel."

Reviewed on 18 Nov. 2021

Platinum Hotel Apartment
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