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Yas Island - Abu Dhabi

Discover incredible holidays on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi

Yas Island is a unique destination for your next holiday, offering activities for all ages and interests. This place offers a perfect blend of entertainment, luxury and relaxation. From adventurous activities and attractions such as the F1 race track and the world's fastest roller coaster at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi to fun beach sports at Yas Beach, you can have a great time and create memories when you visit Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.

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Key facts about Abu Dhabi Yas Island

Yas Island is located on the Persian Gulf near the city of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. At just under 25 square kilometers, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi is one of the largest natural islands there. Yas Island offers three theme parks, a Formula 1 motor racing circuit as well as a yacht and motor sports harbor, malls and restaurants.

Weather on Yas Island

Due to the subtropical climate in the United Arab Emirates, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi is warm all year round. For those who love the pure essence of summer and enjoy the heat, the summer months here offer the perfect escape. However, if you prefer milder temperatures, consider visiting between November and April, when the chance of rain is higher but temperatures stay below 30°C. No matter the season, the water temperature on Abu Dhabi Yas Island remains ideal for swimming and diving all year round.

What to see and do on your Yas Island holidays

Experience adrenaline in the theme park and on the race track or relax with a walk along the promenade between Yas Marina and Crest Park. Here, cafés and small stores invite you to enjoy your holidays on Yas Island. In the marina, captains and water sports enthusiasts will find everything they need to explore the Persian Gulf. Here you can hire everything from canoes and sailing boats to luxury yachts. The row-ing and sailing center also offers sports boat courses and guided tours. The Yas Mall and the Yas Marina Circuit, two of Yas Island's major attractions, are just a few minutes' walk from the marina.

Attractions in Abu Dhabi Yas Island

Ferrari World is the world's largest indoor theme park, with over 30 rides and attractions on Yas Island. The park's main roller coaster, Formula Rossa, reaches speeds of 240 km/h (150 mph) in less than six seconds. Other rides include racing simulators, bumper cars and go-karts.

Excursions and day trips from Abu Dhabi Yas Island

When already on Yas Island, it would be a good idea to take a day trip to the city centre of Abu Dhabi. Explore, for example, the magnificent Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, a masterpiece of modern Islamic architecture, or immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage at the Louvre Abu Dhabi. For a touch of adventure, consider visiting the stunning Emirates Palace, where luxury and Arabian hospitality come together in an opulent setting. Don't miss the tranquil beauty of the Corniche or the bustling markets in the city centre. With convenient transport options from Yas Island, it's easy to make the most of your Yas Island holidays by discovering the treasures of Abu Dhabi City.

Book your dream holiday at Yas Island now with Etihad Holidays

Yas Island in Abu Dhabi offers something for everyone. If you’re looking for thrills and relaxation, Yas Island is the perfect destination. Book your dream holiday with Etihad Holidays and enjoy tailor-made packages that guarantee you an unforgettable experience.