Yas Island

Yas Island

Yas Island

Features & amenities




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Key features of Yas Island

Yas Island is an artificial island of Abu Dhabi, covering an area of about 9,65 sq. miles and developed by ALDAR Properties

It is nestled between Al Raha Beach, Zaraa Island, and Bin Safwan Beach. With the convenience of Bin Zayed Road, residents can easily access nearby areas. 

Recognized as a hub for global sporting events, live performances, and UFC tournaments, the island is a preferred destination for tourists from around the world.

Parks, world-known attractions, serene beaches, and proximity to prestigious schools and universities make Yas Island an ideal location for young professionals, investors, and families alike.

The architecture

The island showcases a variety of architectural styles that reflect the lavish trends and world-class entertainment it offers. 

Yas Island is home to a breathtaking array of architectural wonders – from Yas Hotel and Yas Island Yacht Club to the Ferrari-themed park. The bold design elements, energy, and contextual style of these buildings serve as defining features of Yas Island's architectural landscape. Yas Island's skyline challenges conventional norms with daring and innovative structures.

With waterfront villas, townhouses, beach houses, sleek apartments, and penthouses, Yas Island caters to a wide range of architectural tastes and budgets.

Target audience of Yas Island

Yas Island in Abu Dhabi appeals to young professionals and families due to its vibrant and active lifestyle. The island is a haven for tourists, renters, and investors seeking luxury and convenience.  Its diverse and significant expat population further underscores its international appeal.

Daily life at Yas Island

Yas Island is well known as a hub of attractions and entertainment venues, but it also offers a wide range of amenities to its residents:

  • Yas Mall and supermarkets like Carrefour, Zoom, Allday Market, and more;
  • Schools and nurseries such as SABIS International School, Aldar Academy, and Yellow Submarine Nursery;
  • Hospitals such as Medeor Medical Center, NMC, Burjeel, and Cleveland Clinic;
  • Several mosques, including the ADNOC Mosque, the West Yas Mosque, and the Yas Mall Mosque. There is also easy access to a church and a Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi;
  • Great parks such as Etihad Park with the Etihad Arena, which hosts various top events, and Yas Gateway Park with lush greenery and jogging tracks, plus many theme parks;
  • The white sandy Yas Beach with jet-skiing, surfing, and kayaking;
  • Huge variety of leisure activities and attractions, cafés and restaurants, and many more other amenities.

Transport accessibility

Yas Island is well-connected to the main island of Abu Dhabi, making commuting and accessibility easy. For those traveling by car, the most convenient route is through the Yas Island Tunnel, which connects to the E10 exit on the Abu Dhabi-Dubai Highway. Parking is not an issue due to dedicated spaces within the communities and complexes.

Taxis are readily available at the mall and hotels. Complimentary Yas Express free shuttle service conveniently connects all major attractions on Yas Island and extends to Saadiyat Island.

  • 10 mins from Abu Dhabi International Airport
  • 50 mins from Dubai
  • 20 mins from Yas Marina
  • 25 mins from the Louvre Museum
  • 16 mins from Al Raha Beach

Attractions around the area

Yas Island offers many attractions, including the famous Yas Marina Circuit, Ferrari World, Yas Waterworld, Yas Mall, and the Yas Links golf course. 

The island also hosts a variety of sporting events, live performances, and the highly anticipated Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Some major attractions are:

  • Ferrari World Abu Dhabi – a thrilling amusement park celebrating Ferrari with exciting car-themed rides, attractions, and shows. Its roof is designed to mimic the classic double-curved body of the Ferrari GT.
  • Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi – a sprawling indoor theme park featuring beloved Warner Bros. characters and exhilarating rides based on popular movies and shows.
  • Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi – a fun-filled water park with over 40 thrilling waterslides, a wave pool, and a range of aquatic adventures for the whole family. 
  • Etihad Park – a huge picturesque park with beautiful views and walking trails, ideal for recreation, picnics, and sports. The park hosts worldwide events like the UFC and features an open-air cinema. Live concerts also take place at Etihad Park.

Types of real estate at Yas Island

Yas Island houses residential communities and commercial developments, creating opportunities for both dwellers and businesses. It offers a wide range of real estate options available for both rent and purchase such as apartments, villas, townhouses, penthouses, duplexes, plots, and bungalows. 

The properties are crafted for demanding clients, offering ample interiors, stellar amenities, and an unforgettable view of the Persian Gulf. 

Yas Island presents a compelling investment prospect, with upscale residential projects, excellent connectivity, and a vibrant entertainment landscape. The consistent stream of visitors drives strong demand for hospitality services and offers significant potential for rental income.

Contact our real estate specialists for more information about buying a property in the Yas Island area. Invest in Yas Island today and get your gateway to a prosperous future!

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