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Yas Waterworld

Yas Waterworld

Yas Waterworld

Yas Waterworld (Yas Island, Abu Dhabi) — Enjoy a thrilling range of 43 rides, slides and attractions for the whole family. Kids can explore themed zones that are based on the legend of the lost pearl and the adventures of Dana.


Yas Marina

Yas Marina

Yas Marina

Yas Marina (Yas Island, Abu Dhabi) — Yas Marina offer a range of activities, Karting at Kartzone, Yas Driving Experience, Yas Drag Racing School, Yas Passenger Experience etc. Feel the vibrations of sheer horsepower of the world’s fastest race-cars and experience the adrenaline rush and excitement of each track activity. Experience the sheer exhilaration of high-performance cars and dare to take the wheel into your own hands.

Start spending your Tuesday evenings at Yas Marina Circuit. The track is open on Tuesday evenings for you to bring along your bicycle, or run on the track. Each week cyclists and runners hit the state of the art Formula 1TM circuit and Train Yas. It doesn’t matter what level of athlete you are – clubs, friends and families are all welcome to join, for free.

 


Links Golf

Links Golf

Links Golf

Links Golf (Yas Island, Abu Dhabi) — Set against the Arabian Gulf, the stunning scenery and course designed by Kyle Philips makes for the ultimate golfing experience. An eighteen-hole course, a nine-hole academy course, clubhouse, golf academy and floodlit practice facilities, set against dramatic views—the course combines unparalleled visual glory with the thrill of golf’s ultimate test. Yas Links presents the kind of challenges golfers the world over dream about. Just as the course itself is unique, so are the stunning coastal views, breathtaking seaside scenery and the hard to predict challenges that every golfer dreams of.

Yas Arena

Yas Arena

Yas Arena

Yas Arena (Yas Island, Abu Dhabi) – A.K.A. “du Arena”, this is home to the most prestigious live performances by great music legends. Recent concerts have included Eric Clapton, Janet Jackson, Metallica. Sade and Scissors Sisters. During the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the racing events are during the day and concerts are in the evening following the races, moving from the Race Track to the Arena.

Wild Wadi Water Park

Parque Acuático Wild Wadi

Wild Wadi Water Park

Wild Wadi Water Park (Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai) — When it comes to excitement, you just can’t get enough at Wild Wadi! For one adrenalin rush after another, try the 80 kms/hr downhill hurtle on the 33 meter high Jumeirah Sceirah; the 1.5 meter high waves at Breakers Bay; the 170 meter white-knuckle ride at Rushdown Ravine; or any of the 14 awesome interconnected rides.

 

This fun-filled amusement park is next to the Burj Al-Arab and Jumeirah Beach Hotels. Guests of the Jumeirah hotels can enter the Water Park for free. For updated rates and schedules, visit their website:

www.jumeirah.com/en/hotels-resorts/dubai/wild-wadi/

 

Ski Dubai

Ski Dubai

Ski Dubai

Ski Dubai (Mall of the Emirates – off of Sheikh Zayed Road at the 4th interchange towards Al Barsha, Dubai) — opened in 2005, Ski Dubai is the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East (a 22,500 square meter facility) and offers an amazing snow setting to enjoy skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing, or just playing in the snow. It also has the third largest indoor ski slope. Ski Dubai is also home to a number of penguins who come out to play several times a day. Penguin encounters can be booked, allowing the public to interact directly with the penguins. Winter clothing, ski and snowboard equipment are provided to its patrons. Ski Dubai appeared on the famed American TV travel contest show “The Amazing Race”.

Ferrari World

Ferrari World

Ferrari World

Ferrari World (Yas Island, Abu Dhabi) — The world’s first Ferrari Theme Park, the largest attraction of its kind, thrilling rides, exciting attractions, designer stores and restaurants, all brought together by the rich Italian heritage of Ferrari World. Push the limits on the world’s fastest roller coaster ride, feel the adrenaline and excitement of this magnificent indoor theme park and explore the rich history of Ferrari’s unique heritage.

Emirates Palace

Emirates Palace

Emirates Palace

Emirates Palace (Auditorium) (Emirates Palace Hotel, near Corniche Street, Ras Al Akhdar, Abu Dhabi) – Within this auditorium, some 1100 spectators can revel in the finest listening pleasure. Whether it’s for chamber music or a Romantic large orchestra, the hall, decorated with shimmering gold-leaf, possesses superb acoustics – the work of leading European experts – and offers exceptional seating comfort. Artists who appeared there range from Plácido Domingo, to Gilberto Gil as well as various philharmonic orchestras from around the world and classical sopranos like Angela Gheorghiu. Various guest speakers appeared there as well, such as ex-U.S. President George W. Bush.

Emirates Golf Club

Emirates Golf Club

Emirates Golf Club

Emirates Golf Club (Emirates Hills – off Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai) — Emirates Golf Club, host of the European Tour sanctioned “Omega Dubai Desert Classic” and Omega Dubai Ladies Masters, was the first all grass championship golf course in the Middle East when it opened in 1988. Famed American golfer Tiger Woods won that event in 2006 & 2008.

 

Taking pride in its 36 holes of world-class golf, the club sports two of the city’s finest must-play courses, the Majlis and the Faldo Course, which is also the only 18 hole course in the region to offer night golf. Both courses combine the natural rolling desert terrain for a serious golfing test, while the signature clubhouse, remains the most eye-catching in the region. The Majlis Course has been presented with numerous accolades over its 25 year history, the most recent of which were its 2012 ranking by Golf World magazine as one of the ‘Top 100 Golf Courses in the World’ and its award for ‘Best Course Middle East’ in the Asian Golf Monthly Awards 2010 . From the testing 18 hole Majlis and Faldo courses, to the equally challenging par 3, the Emirates Golf Club draws accomplished and casual golfers looking to improve their game.

 

Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival

Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival

Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival

Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival (Festival Park, Dubai Festival City, near Al Badia Golf Club, Dubai) – despite the name, recent bookings suggest that this annual multi-day musical event (in existence for 10 years and held every February) has drifted away from international jazz artists. Pop and rock acts such as One Republic, The Script, Deep Purple, and 3 Doors Down have performed at this event.