14 Jul Yas Marina – Always keeping up with the latest global trends
Yas Marina, situated right beside the Yas Marina Circuit on Yas Island, is often claimed to be one of the most beautiful marinas in all of Abu Dhabi. For yachting enthusiasts, this is one the top destinations in the Middle East. Every year, Yas Marina hosts the traditional Yas Marina Boat Festival – the leading boating and lifestyle event in Abu Dhabi. Along with a display of luxury vessels and an extensive offer of water sports equipment, the Festival boasts an excellent atmosphere and various additional content.
The Marina features 227 berths catering to boats from 8 to 150 metres. In line with the latest global trends, visitors can expect top-grade service, easy access to nearby islands, as well as the cosmopolitan centres of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Visitors seeking a luxury culinary experience will also find the Marina to be ideally suited to their tastes.
From the world-renowned Cipriani Restaurant to classic American cuisine
For those who wish to indulge in culinary delights, Yas Marina offers a total of seven international restaurants, each boasting an extensive range of dishes suited to particular gastronomic tastes. The globally famous Cipriani Restaurant caters to lovers of Italian cuisine, while Rozanah introduces visitors to the best of Middle-Eastern cooking. Diablito takes you on a Spanish culinary adventure, Café D’Alsace replicates the atmosphere of a traditional European café, and fans of seafood need not look further than the Aquarium Seafood Restaurant. Those who prefer classic American dishes will find Stars ‘N’ Bars to be ideally suited to their taste, while those who wish to relax in a comfortable lounge atmosphere are encouraged to visit Iris restaurant.
CrossFit Programmes, Wakeboarding, and Seaplane Tours of Abu Dhabi
In addition to simply taking a leisurely stroll by the waterfront and looking at the impressive docked vessels, visitors will find that Yas Marina offers a variety of activities for all interests. Adrenaline seekers who like to stay fit should head to the Vogue Fitness Centre and enrol in one of the CrossFit or classic fitness programmes. Water sports enthusiasts will enjoy wakeboarding or sailing in the ideal conditions of the Arabian Gulf. The experienced professionals at Bounceback Physiotherapy are available to visitors who wish to tackle new challenges or improve their existing sports skills. For those who prefer a more relaxed holiday, boat tours of the nearby islands and panoramic seaplane excursions are an ideal choice.
Family Fun with Beloved Disney Characters in Yas Marina
Playgrounds, a musical fountain, Friday movie nights with Disney characters, and children’s fitness programmes, these are but a few of the many activities intended for the younger visitors of Yas Marina. Adults can finally relax, knowing that their children will surely find a fun activity to occupy their time on Yas Island.
More about other activities and attractions on Yas Island you can read on our Yas Island blog post.
Photo credits: Yas Marina, Yas Island