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Yas Beach

Abu Dhabi

All about Yas Beach

Relax and recuperate in Yas Island’s most serene corner with a retreat to Yas Beach Abu Dhabi. Situated close to the elegant Yas Marina Circuit, this sandy gem has everything you need for first-rate relaxation.

With its comfortable cabanas and cool chalets, you can soak up the sun VIP-style. Delicious fusion dining and tropical refreshments offer up the perfect evening treat, while action-packed water sports add to the family fun. 

Beach lovers can spend time sunbathing on the silky sands, while action lovers can challenge friends to a game of beach volleyball on the courts. For couples, there’s nothing more romantic than a dip in the infinity pool as you watch the sun set over the Arabian Gulf. 

Plan your perfect getaway to Yas Beach today.

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Best for...

Beach lovers, couples and families looking for a little fun in the sun. From relaxing cabanas to water sports, Yas Beach has it all.

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You’ll love…

Lounging in a beautiful beach cabana with a refreshing drink in hand, watching the sunset over the Arabian Gulf – the perfect way to enjoy Abu Dhabi.

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Lounging in style

From the gorgeous white sands to the mesmerising views, Yas Beach has everything you need for the perfect beach day. Private cabanas add a touch of luxury to your sunbathing, while cushioned sun loungers mean you don’t have to sacrifice comfort to soak up the rays. With a full food and beverage service available, you can watch the glistening waters of the Arabian Gulf with refreshing juice and Italian-style bites in hand.

Yas Beach sits at the bottom edge of Yas Island, close to Yas Marina Circuit and the Yas Links golf course. Other top attractions, including Ferrari World™ Abu Dhabi and Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi, are also within easy reach.

It takes just over 30 minutes to get from the Corniche to Yas Beach. Continue along the Corniche Road and merge onto the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Highway E12. Cross Saadiyat Island to Yas Island, where you’ll see signs for Yas Beach.

The journey from Saadiyat Island to Yas Beach takes around 20 minutes by car. Join the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Highway E12 and follow signs towards Yas Island. Take the exit onto Al Athari Street and merge onto Yas Dr Street. Continue past Yas Marina Circuit until you reach Yas Beach.

Leave the airport via Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street and turn right onto Al Mireef Street. Continue along Yas Dr Street, following signs for Yas Beach. The journey takes around 13 minutes.

On site amenities


Yas Beach offers tantalising treats along the waterfront at its on-site restaurant, while the different food kiosks are ideal for a quick snack or refreshment.


Showers are dotted throughout Yas Beach Club so you can rinse off the sand ahead of further sightseeing on Yas Island.


You can enjoy a complimentary beach towel with your admission into Yas Beach, so you don’t have to bring your own.


Lockers are available to rent at Yas Beach – just ask a member of staff when you arrive, and they’ll be happy to help.

Yas Beach: FAQs

What's nearby 

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Yas Marina Circuit

Satisfy your need for speed and experience the thrills of Formula 1™ racing at the home of Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. 


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Yas Mall

Welcome to the largest shopping centre in Abu Dhabi. Discover international brands, dine at your favourite restaurants and enjoy world-class entertainment all in one place.

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Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi

Spend the day riding high-speed rollercoasters, brushing shoulders with superheroes and exploring iconic Warner Bros.™ movie sets.


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Yas Beach:

Did you know…

Yas Beach has two beach volleyball courts.

You can take a boat tour through the natural mangroves surrounding Yas Beach.

It’s close to Yas Links – Abu Dhabi’s Championship golf course.

Yas Beach hosts several annual events. Check the website for more details.

Where to next?

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Saadiyat Beach Club

Swap Yas Island for the Saadiyat shores at this luxury retreat. Rent a cabana by the pool and watch the sun go down over the Arabian Gulf.

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Corniche Road

From bike rides along the promenade to sunbathing on the beach, Abu Dhabi’s famous Corniche offers endless outdoor fun.

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Yas Waterworld

Brave the water coasters, float along lazy rivers and race down the speedy slides. With so many rides, it’s fun for the whole family. 

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