Yas Island, the jewel of the United Arab Emirates, is an unparalleled destination for thrill-seekers, adventure enthusiasts, and leisure travellers.
Its world-class attractions, luxurious accommodations and exceptional hospitality promise an unforgettable experience that will leave you yearning for more.
With the numerous must-try activities on Yas Island, you may think you have to break the bank to experience everything during your stay here.
However, you don’t need to spend a fortune to have an experience-packed unforgettable getaway on Yas Island. With its Stay & Play packages, you and your family or friends can enjoy the ultimate holiday on this world-renowned destination at a budget-friendly cost.
Yas Island Stay & Play Packages
Various hotels and resorts in the UAE offer incredible vacation packages and deals.
However, the different Yas Island Stay & Play packages stand out because of the inclusions and advantages they offer.
These packages include accommodation at a world-class hotel and complimentary breakfast. You’ll also have access to your choice of theme park for every night of your stay on the island.
The Yas Plaza hotels offering these vacation deals are the following:
- Centro Yas Island
- Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
- Park Inn by Radisson Abu Dhabi, Yas Island
- Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island
- Staybridge Suites Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
- Yas Island Rotana
Other participating hotels on the island include:
- DoubleTree by Hilton
- Hilton Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
- The WB Abu Dhabi, Curio Collection by Hilton
- W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
The world-famous theme parks you can choose to visit are Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi and SeaWorld Yas Island Abu Dhabi.
- Staying at one of the participating hotels overnight gives you complimentary access to your choice of theme park.
- Staying for more than one night at any of the participating hotels gives you free access to more theme parks
This means you can visit two theme parks when you stay for two nights at the hotel. If you stay for four nights, you can access all the theme parks on Yas Island for free. So, you can save more money when you stay at a participating hotel for more than a night.
Additionally, the packages come with free shuttle bus pick-up and drop-off via Yas Express.
When you stay at one of the participating Yas Plaza hotels, you also have complimentary access to Yas Beach and Cyan Beach.
Some participating hotels also offer discounts when you dine at their onsite restaurants, cafes and bars.
With these freebies and perks, you can definitely get more out of your stay on Yas Island at a lower cost.
Yas Island’s Must-Visit Attractions
To get you more excited about the Stay & Play packages, below is an overview of the theme parks included in the promos and other incredible places to visit on Yas Island:
1. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
The world’s first and only Ferrari-themed amusement park can only be found on Yas Island.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi boasts more than 40 exciting rides and attractions. These include Formula Rossa, the world’s fastest roller coaster, and Flying Aces, the highest roller coaster loop on the planet.
Other must-try rides and attractions on Yas Island include the Fiorano GT Challenge, Turbo Track, Turbo Tower, Formula Rossa Junior and Flying Wings.
If you want to try something unique, try the park’s roof walk and zipline experiences.
2. Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi
The world’s largest indoor theme park is one of the most visited attractions on Yas Island.
The theme park features six “lands”: The Warner Bros. Plaza, Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch, Cartoon Junction, Gotham City and Metropolis, all of which are inspired by Warner Bros. most popular TV and film franchises, such as Looney Tunes, Scooby-Doo, The Flintstones, Tom and Jerry, Superman and Batman.Warner Bros.
World Abu Dhabi boasts 29 rides and attractions. Its most popular ones include Fast and Furry-ous, Tweety Wild Wockets, Marvin the Martian: Crater Crashers, Ricochet Racin’ with Taz, Justice League: Warworld Attacks and Batman: Knight Flight.
3. Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi
If spending a day at a waterpark is a must during your holiday on Yas Island, you won’t be disappointed by Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi.
The largest waterpark in the UAE features 40 fun and exciting water rides, slides, and attractions. These include Falcons Falaj, the world’s longest six-seater water coaster, and Bubbles Barrel, which currently holds the record for the biggest surfing sheet wave on the planet.
The park’s other popular water rides and attractions include the Bandit Bomber, Dawwama, Liwa Loop, Al Raha River, Amwaj, Cinesplash and Yadi Yas.
Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi also offers two unique, must-try water activities: the Underwater VR Experience and Pearl Diving Experience.
4. SeaWorld Yas Island Abu Dhabi
This marine life theme park features eight immersive zones or realms with 35 interactive rides and experiences. It also has 17 dining options and 13 retail outlets.
The park’s highlight is the world’s largest aquarium, which contains 25 million litres of water and is home to over 68,000 marine animals. It also boasts a 20-metre-tall Endless Vista window, which gives guests panoramic views of the aquatic environment and its inhabitants.
Additionally, you can find the region’s first marine research, rescue, rehabilitation and return centre in SeaWorld Yas Island Abu Dhabi – Yas SeaWorld Research & Rescue.
When you visit the centre, you can learn more about the marine wildlife in the Arabian Gulf, habitats and ecosystems and how you can help protect them.
5. Yas Beach
Yas Beach boasts powdery white sands and crystal-clear blue waters, making it one of the most idyllic coastal havens in Abu Dhabi.
This popular attraction is also a vibrant hub for various water sports and activities. These include kayaking, paddleboarding and jet skiing.
If you want to relax, take your pick of beach chairs on the bayside or sun loungers by the infinity pool. As you unwind, indulge in refreshing refreshments and delicious snacks at the seaside bar to complete your serene experience.
6. Yas Marina Circuit
Beyond its renowned association with the annual Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix, the Yas Marina Circuit serves as a bustling hub for auto racing and other motorsports.
Here, you can immerse yourself in exhilarating driving experiences where you can take the wheel of legendary vehicles such as the Caterham Seven Express, Aston Martin GT4, Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio and Formula Yas 3000.
Additionally, the circuit offers a variety of adrenaline-pumping activities to captivate racing aficionados. These include drag and drift racing and karting.
With Yas Island Stay and Play packages, you can unleash your sense of adventure and make unforgettable memories.
About Yas Island
Yas Island is located on the golden shores of the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi, 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and 50 minutes from Dubai. As the city’s premier entertainment hub, holidaymakers can find a diverse mix of leisure and entertainment experiences here.