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Yas Island

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The islander life

entertainment
golf course views
open spaces
The entertainment capital of Abu Dhabi, Yas Island houses major tourist attractions. Residents are spoilt for choice as the community also features a golf course, a destination mall (Yas Shopping Mall), and the city’s first IKEA store.

There is also a beach which offers watersports and a public park for residents. Yas Island also hosts several trendy restaurants and Yas Island resorts that are premium ones.

House prices House Prices

Avg. 1 Bedroom Apartment Asking Price:
850,000 AED
Avg. 1 Bedroom Apartment Transaction Price:
-
Avg. 1 Bedroom Apartment Rental Price:
75,000 AED
Avg. Gross Yield:
8.82%
The Market:
Apartments, villas, upscale hotels, Yas Marina Circuit, Ferrari World, Warner Bros. World, Yas Waterworld

Properties Frequently asked questions

Where Is Yas Island Located?

It’s located on Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Hwy Road, Abu Dhabi. It is one of the most popular destinations in Abu Dhabi. At Yas Island, you will have many activities to do, enjoy the beach life, play at Yas Island theme parks, attend interesting events, and much more.

It’s also close to downtown Abu Dhabi, so you won’t spend much time reaching the city. Yas Island is where the most visited attractions in the UAE are located. Not just that, if you’re one of the island’s residents, then many job opportunities are waiting for you at Labour Village.

How Far Is Yas Island to the Most Popular Attractions?

Yas Island is surrounded by many sought-after places that you can effortlessly reach in a few minutes. Check out the time it would take to to reach the most popular attractions:

  • Al Bandar: 4 minutes away
  • Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Mosque: 10 minutes
  • Emirates Park Zoo: 13 minutes away
  • Al Raha Beach: 13 minutes away
  • Abu Dhabi International Airport: 16 minutes away
  • Louvre Museum: 16 minutes away
  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque: 22 minutes away
  • Khalifa Park: 23 minutes away
  • Reem Central Park: 25 minutes
  • Emirates Palace: 30 minutes
  • Dubai: 1 hour and 3 minutes away
What Is the Commute Time from…?
  • Dubai to Yas Island: 1 hour and 4 minutes
What Are the Transportation Options in Yas Island?

In case you don’t have a car or your car has a problem, there are other means of transportation to reach your destination from Yas Island.

  • Bus: You can take Yas Express to reach any point inside the island or outside as it has different routes to various attractions or take Bus 190 from Abu Dhabi Bus Station

Some of Yas Express stops:

  • Yas Plaza Hotels
  • Yas Beach
  • Yas Marina
  • Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
  • Louvre Abu Dhabi

Some of Bus 190 stops:

  • Yas Mall
  • Ikea
  • Yas Marina Circuit (main entrance)
  • Taxi: You can book your ride through TransAD hotline or use Uber/Careem application. It's also available there.

What Are the Community Facilities in Yas Island?

No need to go outside Yas Island, as all the facilities that make your life much easier are available on the island:

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Supermarkets
  • Yas Marina
  • Yas Beach
  • Yas Express
  • Mosques
  • Hair Salon for Women
  • Yas Island parks
  • Yas Gateway Park North
What Are the Best Hotels Within Yas Island?

The hotels in Yas Island are fancy, luxurious, and built with high standards so you will definitely enjoy a staycation in Yas Island.

  • Radisson Blu Hotel (Rating:****): Golf Plaza
  • Crowne Plaza (Rating:****): Golf Plaza
  • Yas Island Rotana (Rating:****): Golf Plaza
  • Staybridge Suites (Rating:****): Yas Island Golf Plaza
  • Park Inn (Rating:***): Golf Plaza
  • Centro Yas Island (Rating:***): Yas Leisure Drive.
What Are the Best Schools and Nurseries in Yas Island?

Your children won’t waste their time reaching their school as some of the top-ranked schools are available in Yas Island:

  1. West Yas Academy - Al Dar Academies

Year Group: KG1 - Grade 12

Curriculum: American

Location: West Yas - Zone K.

KDHA Governmental Rating: Good

  1. SABIS International School - Yas Island

Year Group: KG1 - Grade 12

Curriculum: SABIS

Location: Yas East.

What Are the Supermarkets and Grocery Stores in Yas Island?

Wherever your location on Yas Island, there are more than one option for buying groceries and your home needs. They offer products with ranging prices to suit different budgets.

  • Carrefour (hypermarket)

Location: Channel Street, Yas Mall

Opening Hours: 9 am - 12 am.

  • Spinneys Yas West

Location: West Yas, Zone K

Opening Hours: 8 am - 11 pm

  • Yas Grocery

Location: on Al Ajnad Street.

What Are the Best Health Clinics and Hospitals in Yas Island?

You don’t have to worry about reaching a medical center or a hospital as they are available inside Yas Island with various specialties.

  • Yas Marina Circuit Medical Center

Location: Yas Marina Circuit

Hours: 9 am - 6 pm.

  • Burjeel Medical Centre Yas Mall

Location: Yas Mall

Hours: 10 am - 10 pm

Some Specialties: Dental, Pediatrics, Physiotherapy, Dermatology, Cosmetology

  • Al Yas Island Advanced Hospital

Location: Mohamed Khalaf Al Mazrouei Street

Hours: 9 am - 3 pm

Some Specialties: Dental Center, Cardiology, Dermatology, Digestive Diseases, Pediatrics.

What Are the Most Popular Restaurants in Yas Island?

At Yas Island, you’ll experience new kinds of food from different countries, as there are restaurants that serve various tastes and cuisines. Here are some of the best ones you’ll find:

  • Texas de Brazil (ZomatoRating 4.9, Brazilian, Cascade Dining West, Yas Mall)
  • The Cheesecake Factory (Zomato Rating 4.7, American - Desserts - Salads, Level 1 Yas Mall)
  • Gallito’s (Zomato Rating 4.4, Fast food - Pourtuguese - African, Ground level Cascade Dining West, Yas Mall)
  • Rangoli (Zomato Rating 4.2, Indian, Yas Island Rotana, Yas Marina)
  • Katsuta by Starck (Zomato Rating 4.2, Japanese, 1st Floor, Yas Mall)
  • Sushi Central (Zomato Rating 3.6, Sushi and Salad - Japanese, Yas Marina Circuit)
  • Barouk (Zomato Rating 3, Lebanese - Arabian - Middle Eastern, Crowne Plaza)
What Are Things to Do on Yas Island?

There's a large number of attractions at Yas Island and various kinds of theme parks, so the enjoyment is all day long. You’ll have unforgettable memories there with your family and friends. Don’t miss getting the annual pass for the many theme parks to enter any time you want!

Things to Do on Yas Island During the Day

  • Go to the Beach. You have two beaches at Yas Island to have fun. The first one is Yas Island Public Beach where you can spend your day playing in the sand, beach volleyball, and racket. Not just that, you can take your favourite book and chill by the view.

The second one is Yas Beach.It’s where you’ll enjoy your day by the beach and play watersports. The beach has a number of restaurants and kiosks in case you need a snack or something. Moreover, you can book a chalet for two or more days to enjoy your time to the max.

  • Go for a Picnic. Yas Island has many green parks where you can enjoy the fresh air and have some quality time with your family or friends. In addition, it’s a perfect place for your children to play and for you to exercise

There are two large green parks at Yas Island, both are connected with a pathway so you can easily reach the other side.

  • Yas Gateway South Park 1 has tennis courts where you can have a game with the kids or a friend. The green landscape is a good option to organize a birthday party there to enjoy the natural view and healthy atmosphere.
  • Yas Gateway North Park 2 includes a kids playing area, in addition to equipment so children enjoy climbing, running, and other games. There’s also a barbeque area where you can grill some meat and enjoy a delicious meal.
  • Enjoy Ferrari World. It’s one of the best places to visit at Yas Island. For speed and risk lovers, you shouldn’t miss going to Ferrari World. It has the fastest roller coaster in the world, in addition to a large number of different rides and attractions which you’ll really love

You can also enjoy the interesting shows hosted there. In addition, there’s a shop where you can pick some souvenirs as a memory of the place or for your friends.

  • Track days at Yas Marina Circuit. At Yas Marina Circuit, you will have a wonderful opportunity to race with your friends for some thrill.
  • Have Fun at Yas Waterworld. Waterparks are so much fun for young people and adults. Yas Waterworld is one of the largest aqua parks in the UAE. There are a huge number and variety of the games for all ages, so all the family can enjoy.

How Much Is Yas Waterworld’s Ticket? There are different tickets with various prices at Yas Waterworld. You can choose the suitable one for you.

  • Waterworld One Day Pass: 200 AED
  • Ferrari World and Yas Waterworld One Day Pass: 305 AED.
  • Watch Formula 1 at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. If you’re a Formula One fan, this is the place to be!
  • Climb at CLYMB Abu Dhabi. It’s one of the best spots for adventure lovers. CLYMB includes the world’s biggest indoor skydiving flight chamber, the world’s tallest indoor climbing wall and it is a fully-indoor attraction. If you’re at Yas Island, you shouldn’t miss it.

Things to Do on Yas Island at Night

  • Have Dinner at the Fountains. It’s a fancy dining district with fountains in the center and the restaurants on the sides so you enjoy eating by a relaxing view.At the fountains, there are endless kinds of restaurants and cafes where you can choose your favourite. You’ll have a distinctive dining experience.
  • Go Karting at Yas Kartzone. You can go karting with your friends at Yas Kartzone; it’s so much fun and exciting. It also welcomes different ages as it has a variety of programs to suit all ages. It’s a good option for a change.
What Are the Best Shopping Destinations in Yas Island?

Yas Mall is your perfect destination for shopping. All your favourite and top brands are available there. Not just that, you can have a nice meal at one of its restaurants or buy a gift to your beloved ones as there are many options there.

Here are some of the brands that you’ll find at Yas Mall:

  • Zara
  • Massimo Dutti
  • Victoria’s Secret
  • Sephora
  • Marks and Spencer
  • Ted Baker
  • Nike
  • Debenhams
  • The Body Shop
  • Mothercare

Location:Nestled in the heart of the iconic Yas Island, on Al Khuyoul Street. Yas Mall ,your perfect shopping destination is 15 minutes away from Abu Dhabi International Airport and 20 minutes away from the Capital’s city centre. From Yas Mall you can reach Dubai in just 45 minutes.

Opening Hours: 10 am - 10 pm (except on Thursday and Friday till 12 am).

What Property Types Are Available in Yas Island?

In Yas Island, various types of properties with ranging sizes are available to choose from the perfect one for you.

  • Apartment (Sizes start from 48 meter square)
  • Villas (Sizes start from 201 meter square)
  • Townhouse (Sizes start from 216 meter square)
What Are the Best Towers and Communities in Yas Island?

In Yas Island, there are a variety of residential projects which are provided with all the amenities to ensure a perfect residential experience.

  1. Ansam Project
  • Type of Residence: Beachfront compound
  • Apartments: Studios and 1- to 3-bedroom apartments
  • Developer: Al Dar Properties
  • Highlights:
    • Parking
    • Gym and fitness amenities
    • Security
  1. Water Edge
  • Type of Residence: Compound
  • Apartments: Studios and 1- to 3-bedroom apartments
  • Developer: Al Dar Properties
  • Highlights:
    • In the heart of Yas Island
    • Pools
    • Jogging track
    • Waterfront boardwalk
    • Cafes
    • Restaurants
    • Gym

  1. Mayan
  • Type of Residence: 7 contemporary buildings
  • Apartments: Studios and 1- to 3-bedroom apartments
  • Developer: El Dar Properties
  • Highlights:
    • Sea view
    • Children play area
    • Swimming pool
    • Retail outlets
    • Gym
  1. Yas Acres
  • Type of Residence: Residential community
  • Apartments: 2- to 6-bedroom villas and townhouses
  • Developer: Al Dar Properties
  • Highlights
    • Waterfront properties
    • Club house
    • Parks
    • Mosques
    • Green areas
  1. West Yas
  • Type of Residence: Residential compound
  • Apartments: 4- to 5-bedroom villas and lands
  • Developer: Al Dar Properties
  • Highlights
    • Community center
    • Greenery
    • Retail centers
  1. Yas Bay
  • Type of Residence: 35 plots of low to mid-rise residential buildings
  • Apartments: Villas
  • Developer: Miral
  • Highlights
    • Overlooks the Arabian Gulf
    • Walking and jogging areas
    • Parks
    • Restaurants
    • Cafes
What Are the Average Rental Prices in Yas Island?

If you don’t want to buy and are just searching for a unit to rent, here are the average rental prices at Yas Island:

  • Studio: Starting AED55,000/year
  • 1-bedroom apartment: Starting AED 78,000/year
  • 2-bedroom apartment: Starting AED 109,000/year
  • 3-bedroom apartment: Starting AED 169,000/year
  • Villa: Starting AED185,000/year
  • Townhouse: Starting AED 1600,000/year.
What Are the Average Sale Prices in Yas Island?

At Yas Island, whatever your budget is, you can find a suitable unit to buy.

  • One-bedroom apartment: Starting AED550,000
    • With mortgage AED 2,121/month.
  • Two-bedroom apartment: Starting AED 1,050,000
    • With mortgage AED 4,049/month
  • Three-bedroom apartment: Starting AED1,700,000
    • With mortgage AED6,555/month
  • Villas: Starting AED 2,190,000
    • With mortgage AED 8,445/month
  • Townhouse: Starting AED 2,100,000
    • With mortgage AED8,098/month.
What are the Events in Yas Island?

There are many interesting events held at Yas Island as it’s home to a lot of the interesting and some of the most-visited attractions in Abu Dhabi. Most of the events take place in Du Arena like concerts, movie night, festivals, and much more.

Some of the previous events that took place at Du Arena:

  • Coldplay Concert
  • Bruno Mars Concert
  • Taste of Abu Dhabi (food festival)
  • Yas Movies in the Park.