What other surprises can the trip to the Emirates invite us to? Is there anything more impressive and amazing than the skyscrapers and glittering luxury life in Dubai? Is a trip to Dubai and Abu Dhabi at all suitable for families?
Well, not only is a trip to Abu Dhabi suitable for families, there is a whole island in Abu Dhabi, the island of Yas which is all about family attractions. A flight of about three hours from Tel Aviv and you reach the adventure island for the whole family, the island of Yas, which caters to dream parks, Orlando has never been closer, hospitality in hotels of different levels, selected restaurants, special beaches, golf courses, huge hall for events and concerts and all It is only a 15-minute drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport. So after signing an agreement to market the site with EXPERIENCE HUB, the official marketer of the site, we were invited by her for a tour of acquaintances and learning about the many options available on the island of Yas.
Located in a great location on the southern tip of Yas Island, Yas Bay is a holiday and entertainment area with a lot of vision that includes two luxury hotels and a variety of hotels at different levels, 35,000 square meters of retail on the shoreline, and restaurants located along the promenade and a continuous pier-like pier, squares and activities The water line for the use of residents and guests, a multi-purpose event hall and a variety of parks and activities for the whole family.
Yas Island is the number one area of attractions in Abu Dhabi, offering a number of select theme parks, a variety of accommodation, restaurants, and shopping malls. Within the island is the only Ferrari brand amusement park in the world, the Warner Bros, amusement park in the Middle East, the highest indoor climbing wall in the world, a free-floating complex up to a height of 32 meters, and the Yas Island water park full of adrenaline. In addition, the island has a Yas Marina racetrack that hosts the annual Formula 1 Etihad Airways Grand Prix, making the island a global hub for sporting activities and adventure. And if you really like to be pampered then you can watch a Formula One race from the room at the luxurious W HOTEL boutique hotel.
So beyond all the options, there are a variety of promotions and dining options with the most attractive being the meal package in which the children are hosted for free, children up to the age of 12, in the various parks and hotels on the island, all against an adult meal. Beyond the dining experience a variety of free meals Diverse award-winning leisure experiences, entertainment centers, fine cuisine, golf center, water sports, and of course shopping centers.
So where do you sleep on the island of Yas?
The Hilton Hotel on the island of Yas was inaugurated only in February this year, 2021, and is without a doubt one of the most luxurious hotels in Abu proper for its status, part of the Hilton chain. This 5-star hotel is located at the entrance to the island, minutes from the International Airport in Abu Dhabi. It is located on the shoreline of Yas Island within walking distance of the huge Arena Hall and Pier 71. The hotel has 489 rooms and 59 suites which overlook the bay and/or the hotel pool. From the Presidential Suite, on the highest floor, you can look out over the bay and towards the city of Abu Dhabi. A high-class culinary hotel in the hotel restaurant where you can order a meal at the free buffet or on the menu. In addition, the hotel bar offers quality cocktails alongside light meals while in the pool restaurant you can order light and fresh food during the pool’s operating hours. The pampering lovers among us will find the hotel’s spa complex, Eforea spa as an ideal place for treatments, a whirlpool, a Turkish bath, a sauna, and more to the best of their imagination. All this together with the hotel pool overlooking the bay, the gym, and of course the kids club. The hotel is suitable for business groups and incentive trips as well as a variety of meeting rooms and guest halls that make the place perfect for business travel.
W Hotel in Yas, a unique boutique hotel, with a five-star rating, is part of the global Marriott hotel chain. Without a doubt, this hotel has a unique design both on the outside and inside that provides a different experience. The hotel is built on land and half on the water, it is also the only hotel in the world located around the Formula 1 track, and from the window and the balconies of the rooms and from the hotel lobbies you can watch the race. When there are no competitions, you can watch the contestants and drivers who regularly experience Formula, Ferrari, and other vehicles in the YAS MARINA CIRCUIT complex. Those who prefer the blue of the water will find interest in the MARVELOUS rooms which look out towards the marina of the island of Yas. The hotel itself has about 499 stylish and fashionable rooms with a lot of styles, luxurious and non-standard rooms from the regular rooms, through the suites to the presidential suite. The hotel has a garage restaurant, with dishes in different styles from around the world and the restaurant itself is designed in a special style, on the roof of the hotel is a large and luxurious pool designed in a unique style, with huge drinks bar and impressive views. You will find a huge drinks pub with over 900 types of alcohol in the entrance lobby in a beautifully designed complex and all this in a location above the Formula 1 race track. Definitely a hotel worth visiting.
YAS ROTONDA Hotels
On the island of Yas a hotel for every style and pocket. If you are looking for simpler, 4-star hotels, you can stay in the YAS ROTONDA area, where there are hotels from the Holiday Inn, Radisson, and more. Located next to the YAS LINKS Golf Courses, the 4-star Crowne Plaza Hotel on the island of Yas offers an outdoor pool, gym, sauna, decorated rooms, bars, and restaurants. The Radisson Blu Hotel on the island of Yas, is also rated as a 4-star hotel with an infinity pool, tennis courts, a pampering spa, an large outdoor pool and pampering restaurants for those interested in all-inclusive dining. These hotels can cater.
Parks and attractions on the island of Yas
The parks scattered throughout the island alongside various attractions are undoubtedly the highlight of a visit to Yas Island. In a few minutes drive from place to place, or in a taxi that costs a few shekels, or in the free bus ride that runs on a free ride between the parks and hotels you can spend and enjoy a whole day the whole family with endless pleasure. Most of the parks are covered and air-conditioned, except for the racetrack and the water world so you can spend time all year round. Of course, it is always better to reach the emirates between October to April A period when the weather is more restful. But as we wrote even on hot summer days you can enjoy the parks being covered and earn more favorable prices.
Adjacent and inside the mall of Yas Island is the entrance to the Ferrari world. The park itself is a huge indoor park, full of roller coasters, a display of Ferrari cars and in general, you can feel like you are in Italy thanks to the design and the specialty restaurants. The roller coasters are designed in the form of Ferrari vehicles of course in red, as well as innovative simulators and various facilities. Undoubtedly one of the most special and prestigious experiences is driving a Ferrari in fast lanes adjacent to the site both as a passenger and as a driver with a professional driver next to you to guide you. Depending on the experience you choose you will pay accordingly. Within the park are the fastest roller coaster in the world, taking off at a speed of 240 km / h.
WARNER BROS ADVENTURE PARK. WORLD
An indoor amusement park, the first of its kind from WARNER BOTHERS Studios. The park is an experience for the whole family with dozens of facilities for all ages, roller coasters, characters from favorite movies, entertainment shows, restaurants, interactive attractions, photo booths, and more. Everything is covered with the azure sky above, and the design varies depending on the area and theme.
Racetrack – YAS MARINA CIRCUIT
A professional racetrack more than five kilometers long around the marina and Hotel W. The track has a variety of driving options in different vehicles from the world of Formula One, after professional guidance and a technical explanation from a professional trainer who accompanies the driver. In addition to the one Formula One track, it is also possible to drive the track in karting cars suitable for all ages.
A huge water park, about fifteen acres in size, with dozens of water facilities and roller coasters. The park combines water-integrated roller coasters, slides, rafts, scuba diving and even an augmented reality experience underwater. For those of you who are looking for privacy in the huge complex, you can rent seating areas in a private complex where you will stay in a cabin with private sun beds, a cooler, and the option to order refreshments and food as in the hotel room service. You can also celebrate birthdays or any other event you want.
Free gliding complex – CLYMB
An indoor complex, inside the Grand Canyon next to the Ferrari complex, with a cool experience in the form of a skydiving simulation. Together with a close-knit professional guide, inappropriate attire, you will enter a compound that simulates skydiving with a diameter of 10 meters and rises to a height of 32 meters – the highest of its kind in the world. A unique levitation experience suitable for all ages. In the same compound, you can climb a wall at a variety of levels and heights. Everything is in varying degrees of difficulty and levels, and here is also one of the highest climbing walls in the world, 140 meters high.
What else can be done on Yas Island?
A tour of Abu Dhabi
A half-hour drive will take you to the center of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the Emirates. On a tour of Abu Dhabi, you will be impressed by the bustling city center with its skyscrapers, the beach strip and the famous promenade of Abu Dhabi, equal vantage points and the center of the Emirate Government. Do not miss a visit to the presidential palace QASR AL WATAN. The palace, the official residence of the President of the United Arab Emirates is used to host world greats visiting the Emirates, formal dinners where the building itself was built in splendor with gold plating, many Spiers, and motifs of Islamic culture from previous centuries. In the evening, with the darkness a spectacular audio-visual show on the walls of the palace depicting its construction and the establishment of the Emirates. Also visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world named after the founder of the Emirates – not to forget modest attire.
The Louvre Museum
On the island of Saadiyat, SAADIYAT, a 15-minute drive from the island of Ias is the Louvre, a branch of the famous French Museum in Paris. The museum, established in 2017, is designed to bridge different cultures in the world and thus chronologically describes the artistic development of the world alongside the development of humanity and different cultures. Along with works of art by famous painters such as Da Vinci, you can also find an ancient Bible book. At the end of the tour, you can book a place in the local French chef restaurant and experience a real culinary experience.
In the center of Yas Island is the largest mall in Abu Dhabi with hundreds of famous brands from around the world, food complexes, a shopping center, and even a place where corona tests can be done before returning to Israel.
The marina of the island of Yas
This is without a doubt the entertainment center of the guests of the island of Yas. A complex of restaurants, cafes, bars, and bustling nightlife.
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