As one of the world’s most popular tourist attractions, Yas Island is inviting families to experience some serious fun at its award-winning theme parks, beach, and numerous leisure attractions and activities.
Now that testing and quarantine are no longer requirements to enter Abu Dhabi if you’re fully vaccinated, why not take a vacation at Yas Island with the best family-friendly experiences to enjoy? You’ll be guaranteed a thrilling time at the island of entertainment, high speeds and limitless fun!
Things to do on Yas Island
Whether you are looking for a dose of adrenaline or a peaceful sanctuary to unwind, Yas Island has tons of attractions and activities that caters to all tastes and ages.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi allows visitors to experience the high-octane thrills of some 20 incredible rides and attractions, including the Formula Rossa – anextraordinary roller coaster capable of accelerating from a standstill to 100 kilometers per hour in just under three seconds!
Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi
Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi boasts numerous water rides, slides and other fun experiences set on a total area of 37 acres. If we have to choose one attraction among the 40 available ones, then we’ll definitely go with the Dawamma; the world’s largest six-person tornado water coaster!
Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi
Hungry for action and adventure or a dash of whimsical fun? Experience 29 state-of-the-art exhilarating rides, interactive family-friendly attractions and unique live entertainment for guests of all ages at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi.
Discover six uniquely themed lands including Warner Bros. Plaza, Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch, Cartoon Junction, Gotham City and Metropolis for memories that will last a lifetime.
Lifestyle and shopping
The exquisite Yas Mall is a landmark in its own right as the largest mall in Abu Dhabi, offering a luxurious shopping and dining experiences where guests may find more than 400 international luxury brands as well as great gastronomic delights.
Yas Marina Circuit
Not only will you get to visit some of the world’s most prestigious automotive events here, but you may also experience the thrill of racing through an ultra-modern circuit firsthand by hopping into a go-kart or a premium sports car.
CLYMB Abu Dhabi
CLYMB offers visitors the chance to conquer its impressive 43 meter-high, state-of-the-art climbing wall in a safe and controlled environment. The Flight Chamber offers visitors the experience of being catapulted high into the air via a series of high-powered fans. The Flight Chamber boasts a record-breaking height of 104 ft!
Offers and promotions
Yas Island is currently offering special deals on stays, theme parks, attractions, dining, shopping, and more. Receive up to 30% off when booking a hotel room with theme parks access directly on Wego.
Choose from a selection of Yas Island and Abu Dhabi city hotels, add in the dates of your visit along with number of adults and children, and select from three award-winning theme parks to enjoy for an unforgettable experience.
Hotels on Yas Island
Yas Island has no shortage of exquisite hotels with eight resort ranging from 3- to 5-star properties, ready to accommodate guests and serve as their base of exploration of the island.
Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Located on the Waterfront, Yas Bay’s three-kilometer-long promenade, Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island features a 545-room offering an exceptional array of culinary options across a multitude of dining venues and one of a kind attractions.
W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
Wake up in a fantasy world, seconds away from the action. Grab breakfast with a view of the renowned Yas Marina Circuit, home to the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Crowne Plaza Yas Island Abu Dhabi
Overlooking the Arabian Gulf, this breathtaking hotel is located just minutes away from the airport, the gorgeous sandy beach, and Yas Island’s award-winning theme parks.
Staybridge Suites Abu Dhabi Yas Island
More home than a hotel, Staybridge Suites Abu Dhabi Yas Island has all you need for independent living, Yas Island-style.
Yas Island Rotana
Relax, recharge and refuel at Yas Island Rotana, a hotel with something for everyone, from pampering to premium dining all within a few minutes from the island’s world-renowned attractions.
Centro Yas Island by Rotana
The Centro meets the demands of a new generation of travelers, seeking finesse and functionality at reasonable rates. With a large outdoor pool, well-equipped gym and flood-lit tennis courts, it’s the perfect place to retire to after a fun-packed day on Yas Island.
Radisson Blu Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Sparkling views of the Arabian Gulf and an amazing location make the Radisson Blu a beautifully situated, wonderfully luxurious hotel. With numerous restaurants and bars and a full-service spa, it has everything you need for a beautifully relaxing break.
Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Convenience and service are at the heart of the Park Inn experience. With its friendly staff, always waiting to greet you with a smile. A health club, gym and spa make it fully equipped for some serious relaxation, while state-of-the-art meeting rooms mean it’s equally suitable for business visitors.
Getting to Yas Island
Getting to Yas Island is a straightforward affair. Yas Island is conveniently located a mere 10 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport, 25 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and 45 minutes from Dubai, making it the perfect weekend getaway destination.
Your wellness comes first
Yas Island is fully committed to welcome families looking for some record-breaking fun in a safe and hygienic setting.
Yas Island fully complies with the latest directives issued by the Abu Dhabi authorities which mandate guests aged 16 and over to provide proof of a full vaccination regime as reflected by the green status on the Al Hosn app or GCC Covid-19 apps (Tawakkalna Saudi Arabia, Beaware Bahrain, Shlonik Kuwait, Trassud Oman & Entraz Qatar). Guests must also undergo a mandatory facial scan screening to access all attractions.
In addition to incorporating all the health and safety measures as per the UAE authorities’ requirements, the management and staff of Yas Island have been hard at work in formulating a comprehensive wellness and safety program.
Additional safety measures include setting up thermal scanners at entry points to monitor guests’ temperatures, as well as setting up hand-sanitizing stations at key locations. Rigorous cleaning and disinfection of high-traffic areas and frequent touchpoints have also been implemented.
Abu Dhabi entry requirements
Fully vaccinated travellers arriving from green countries will not be required to quarantine. An RT-PCR test on arrival and on day six from arrival will be administered.
Those arriving from other countries will also not be required to quarantine but RT-PCR testing will be administered on arrival, day four and day eight.
Abu Dhabi authorities no longer require people to get tested for coronavirus before they enter the capital from other emirates This is applicable for non-vaccinated visitors as well.
To be considered fully vaccinated, an individual must have received two doses of the same vaccine at least 14 days before departure. Information about the vaccine must be documented on the Al Hosn app.