Top things to do in Yas Island

Top Choice Amusement Park in Yas Island

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

If you want bragging rights to having 'done' Formula Rossa, the world's fastest roller coaster, visit this indoor (perfect in summer) temple of torque and celebration of all things Ferrari in a spectacular building.…
Top Choice Cafe in Yas Island

Nolu's Café

California meets Afghanistan at this cafe charmer where almond butter and chia pancakes are offered alongside borani banjon (oven-baked aubergines with mint-flecked garlic yoghurt) and hearty fodder like lamb shank …
Top Choice Italian in Yas Island

Felini Garden

This restaurant-bar with its terrace opening out onto the reed-covered coastal dunes is one of the most pumping places on Yas Island. Order up a pumpkin gnocchi or a prosciutto pizza and soak up the knockout indoor-…
Mall in Yas Island

Yas Mall

Bright, spacious and hosting 370 shops, Yas Mall is the star of Abu Dhabi's shopping scene. Look out for the growing plant wall and the two 12m-high tree-themed sculptures by acclaimed South African artist Marco Cia…
Cinema in Yas Island

Vox Cinemas

If you like to smell the rubber on your car chase and feel the earth rumble as screaming tyres race across a 24.5m screen, then the 4D experience at Vox Cinema's 4DX Theatre won't disappoint. If you're a foodie who …
Textiles in Yas Island

FBMI

The beautiful handmade carpets on sale here are the backbone of Sheikha Fatima Bint Mohammed Bin Zayed's NGO, which aims to support and enhance the economic opportunities of Afghan women; 70% of the weaving artisans…
Sports in Yas Island

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

The Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is one of the city's top annual events, attracting visitors from across the region as well as international racing fans. This annual day-night race has one of the most impressive c…
Area in Yas Island

Masdar City

For architecture with a sci-fi vibe make the trip to Masdar City, near Abu Dhabi Airport, touted as the world's first zero-carbon, zero-waste city powered entirely by renewable energy when plans for it were first un…
Amusement Park in Yas Island

Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi

The world's first Warner Bros–branded theme park is a hit with kids and adults alike (DC Comics fans, we're talking to you). Spread among six 'Lands' – Warner Bros Plaza, Metropolis, Gotham City, Cartoon Junction, B…
Sports Ground in Yas Island

Yas Marina Circuit

Even if you're not in town in November for the Formula One Grand Prix, it's possible to experience Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina track year-round. For a behind the scenes look at the circuit, tours (book beforehand) take y…