As Yas Island Abu Dhabi’s premier hotel, the Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi sets the standard for exceptional service throughout its 499 beautifully crafted rooms, 11 innovative dining and lounge venues, and no visit is complete without relaxing in the luxurious ESPA. The interiors of this Abu Dhabi resort bring together a contemporary fusion of elegance and momentum, in keeping with the glitz and glamour of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Marvel at the incredible LED canopy that not only emits a concert of color and shade but also embraces the exhilarating Yas Marina Formula 1™ Circuit. Watch high-speed races and practices from the hotel during the race season, or visit any time of the year where you can simply head to the beach for a relaxing sunny day.
When you are dining in one of the most exciting hotels in the world you expect the food to be nothing short of spectacular, and the tantalizing Angar restaurant is a must try on any stay here. The Yas Viceroy is not only great for grown ups, but for the little one’s too, Generation V has landed! The 335m2 state of the art indoor kids zone has been carefully designed to boost creativity and engagement and encourage younger guests to let their imagination run wild. The kids’ zone is supervised by highly trained staff and caters to children from 2 to 12 years and has self play facilities to suit all ages (children under 4 must be accompanied by a carer).
With our summer specials, kids (under 12, sharing existing bedding) stay for free at the Yas Viceroy when travelling with an accompanying adult, and we’re offering complimentary access to Yas Waterworld or Ferrari World during your stay, worth over £200 alone. So for a luxurious family getaway, head to the Yas Viceroy this summer.
From £699 per person
based on two people sharing
- Return flights from London to Abu Dhabi
- 5 nights at the 5* Yas Viceroy in a Superior Room
- Daily breakfast
- Complimentary access to Yas Waterworld or Ferrari World
Valid for travel from 4th - 25th September 2017.
Children stay for free and travel for only £299 per child under 12 (up to two children). Family price for 2 adults and 2 children is £1,996
Alternative dates are available throughout the year at a supplement. Prices subject to change and availability at the time of booking.
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Home of the seven Emirates that have become popular holiday getaways, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Fujairah, Sharjah, Dubai, Ras al-Khaimah and Umm al-Qaiwain are all must visits when travelling to the UAE. The UAE is in high demand with their relaxing beaches, desserts, delicious cuisines, breathtaking mosques, and all the luxuries needed to provide you with the perfect halal friendly getaway.
Flight time from the UK: A direct flight from London to Dubai is approximately just under 7 hours.
Local languages: Arabic is the national language of those that live within the UAE, however English is widely understood and spoken to at conversational level. Those visiting Dubai will have no problem making conversations in English as English is the most spoken language.
Best time to visit: The very best time to visit the UAE is between September and May. It’s between these months that visitors will enjoy blue clear skies and a comfortable warm climate. The summer months can be quite hot!
Visa requirements (for British passport holders) : Citizens and passport holders of the UK, with right of abode in the UK, will be granted a free of charge visit visa on arrival in the UAE. No application in advance of travel is necessary. Please note that your passport will be stamped for 30 days upon arrival.
Key Events and Festivals:
Abu Dhabi International Jazz Festival – Originally a two day event which now takes place over a week. This lively festival brings in huge crowds which flock to the most-populated city in the UAE for Abu Dhabi’s International Jazz Festival. The beloved May event lures thousands of music lovers, where they can enjoy amazing performances by some of the world’s leading jazz artists.
Eid - At the end of Ramadan, the cities of the UAE celebrate with parties and feasts. Both visitors and locals can share in the spoils as Dubai and Abu Dhabi throw social events for several days to mark the end of the Islamic fasting period.
National Day Festival – Celebrating the formation of the UAE and the independence of the region from Britain, National Day is celebrated across the country in December with joyful performances and events in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Dubai Desert Classic – An annual event held at the Emirates Golf Club in March, where the best golfers from around the world make their way to Dubai, where the Desert Classic takes place.
Which airport will you fly in to: The airport you fly into within the UAE depends on which part of the UAE you’re visiting first. Most direct flights from the UK however will fly in to either Dubai International Airport or Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Must try food:
Al Harees - A famous dish of UAE with highly exotic taste. It is made up of meat and wheat and is a very simple and elegant dish with very few ingredients but with longer cooking duration.
Shawarma – This dish is the most eaten food across this country, and has become very popular in Asian countries. It can be made with lamb or chicken with different restaurants serving this dish in different manners. The most common ingredients are chicken or lamb with a mix of garlic sauce, pickles, fries and tomatoes wrapped in Arabic Roti.
Al Machboos – Another famous traditional dish of UAE is Al Machboos, a meaty yet tender meal. The important ingredients combined to produce this delicious dish are rice, meat, onion and dried lemon. Other seasoning includes spices and salt
Must do experience:
Visit Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Mosque – This spectacularly stunning mosque is famous for its interior and exterior and is known as the key site for worship in the country.
Up above with Dubai’s Burj Khalifa – Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Dubai from the world’s tallest skyscraper.
Discover Al-Bidyah Mosque - The oldest mosque in the United Arab Emirates, Al-Bidyah is an important historical site that lies in the Emirate of Fujairah. The entire surrounding area is an archaeological site, where many pottery and metal artifacts have been excavated.
Walk back in time at Bastakia - The Bastakia quarter of Dubai is the last remaining fragment of Old Dubai. This small heritage area really evokes the simpler, gentler past of the city before skyscrapers took over the skyline.
Dessert Excursions – Adventure lovers will enjoy the empty stretch of desert hugging the coastline outside the popular cities. Most travelers start their dessert adventure from Dubai or Abu Dhabi. With handfuls of activities available within the desert, tourists can enjoy four-wheel-drive trips and dune-buggy journeys, to sand boarding, hiking and camel treks.
Our favourite halal eat: There are too many to list! From the variety of restaurants in the mega malls to the discovering small local restaurants that have been there for over 30 years, you'll never be short of a good meal in the UAE. Let us know if you would like any recommendations when you book your next trip with us.