Yas Island is a renowned attraction in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. Yas Island is Abu Dhabi’s leading leisure and entertainment destination. Its 25 square kilometers are densely packed with world-class shopping, restaurants and cafés, beach clubs, hotels, leisure and entertainment venues, theme parks, and sports facilities and many more. The virtual world project aims to expand that reach by producing a virtual replica for users to enjoy and participate in the real-world version’s activities, attractions, and adventures, such as riding the world’s fastest rollercoaster at Ferrari World or driving a race vehicle on the F1 track.
The island is quite close to Abu Dhabi International Airport and is easily accessible by car, bus, or metro. Some of the biggest tourist attractions in this city include Yas Mall, Yas Marina, and Ferrari World. The mall is Abu Dhabi’s largest shopping mall and the second-largest retail complex in the UAE, behind the well-known Dubai Mall in the emirate of Dubai. Yas Mall features both premium and popular branded stores, such as DKNY, Mothercare, Adidas, Victoria’s Secret, Virgin Megastore, and many more. The Ferrari World theme park is directly connected to Yas Mall.
Outdoor lovers will enjoy Yas Island. There are various sports facilities and world-famous amusement parks here, including Warner Bros. World and Ferrari World, in addition to the entertainment and shopping complex Yas Mall. On the island, there is a well-kept beach where you can enjoy diving, surfing, and yacht riding.
Yas Island is home to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, which features some of the best and most adventure Ferrari-themed roller coasters, including the world’s fastest roller coaster. Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, famous for its exhilarating water slides, also serves as the ideal entertainment destination for families.
Yas Island also serves leisure seekers, and sites like Yas Beach and Yas Marina provide a wide range of relaxing activities such as kayaking and exploring the surrounding mangroves, or participating in a variety of watersports such as jet skiing and banana boat riding. The premium hotels on the island also have spas and yoga studios, making your visit a complete experience.