Yas Island is the Place to Get Ahead of the Summer Heat
Special offers available for Mother’s Day, Spring and Easter Break
19 March 2014, UAE – Building on the success of the Disney Live! presents Mickey’s Music Festival, which brought more than 15,000 children and adults to du Forum from 26th February to 2nd March, Yas Island is gearing up for spring time. Yas Island’s hotels and world-class attractions have a host offers for the entire family lined up through March and April, from colourful sports activities to enticing ideas for Mother’s Day, to special spring break celebrations.
From a traditional family day out, to experiences unlike any other, Yas Island, the region’s prime leisure and entertainment destination, is set to be the perfect place to spend a spring break or a spring time weekend with family.
Kayaking and stand up paddle boarding around Yas Island and bike rentals at Yas Marina Circuit are just some of the outdoor activities families can enjoy during spring break.
Commenting on Yas Island’s spring activities, Ms Jida Itani, Senior Coordinator of Yas Island Destination Management, said: “After the success of our recent Disney Live! presents Mickey’s Music Festival, Yas Island wanted to keep the fun family vibe alive. With plenty of outdoor sports and fitness activities planned to help kick off spring and Easter break, and with special brunches and egg hunts in store, Yas Island is the place to be for a spring escape.”
To help kick off family spring celebrations, Yas Island’s restaurants and attractions have come together to give something back to our deserving mums, including free meals and special brunches – perfect for big families. It is also the day to take the strain from mum, with plenty of activities to keep the children occupied, including marzipan cookery lessons. Mums will also have an opportunity to enjoy afternoon tea, special packages at Yas Island’s popular spas, and other treats like a quite break at the Yas Links Golf Club’s pool.
Throughout March and April, Yas Island also presents an array of exciting events, in addition to the signature experiences. To add a splash of colour to family outings, runners of all levels are being invited to sign-up to this year’s UAE Colour Run, taking place at Yas Island on 29th March. The 5 kilometre circuit will see a multi-coloured spectacle of runners at Yas Marina Circuit for the first time.
The Color Run™ Abu Dhabi presented by Activelife is a one-of-a-kind experience that is less about speed and more about enjoying a color crazy day with your friends and family. After a phenomenal UAE debut, the Color Run™ Dubai brought the happiest 5km on the planet to over 8,500 participants.
Get your basket ready – another colourful run is about to take place! In celebration of school spring and Easter break, the Yas Rotana is hosting its annual egg hunt – a not to be missed event. With activities for children, and premium food and beverage options for adults offered at hotels and attractions, Yas Island is the place to be to create unforgettable memories.
To help families find the offers and experiences that suit them, Yas Island has created the Yas for Families guide. The easy-to-use guide highlights family-focused activities and the offers available, enabling families to get the most out of their day excursion or vacation. Start planning your family vacation here: http://www.yasisland.ae/en/things-to-do/events-and-activities/new-events/yas-family-fun-/
To learn more about any of the activities, events, programs and to receive ongoing updates on Yas Island, visit www.yasisland.ae.
About Yas for Families
With exciting entertainment 57 dining options and world-class accommodation all in close proximity of one another, Yas Island is the perfect place for a family vacation.
There is something for every family member from thrilling water adventures, a record-breaking theme park, a world-class golf course, and the Yas Marina Circuit - Home to the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIXTM making Yas Island a premier family destination.
The Y (Yas) Sign Family Competition, which runs from 9 February 2014 to 31 March 2014, is a picture perfect opportunity to win prizes the whole family can enjoy including dining vouchers, free access to the theme parks and hotel stays. Lots of special family-friendly offers will also be found across Yas Island will be offered as of January through March around Yas Island too so log on to yasisland.ae to learn more about our exciting news and start booking a family vacation you will never forget.
About Yas Island
The region’s prime leisure and entertainment destination, Yas Island is one of the finest destinations for weekend getaways, romantic holidays and fun with your partner, family or friends.
Be wowed by amazing events and touring artists, gracing the stage at du Forum and du Arena, or visit the hottest night spot in the UAE, O1NE Yas Island. Live the ultimate water adventure at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi. Dare to take the world’s fastest roller coaster, Formula Rossa, at speeds up to 240kmph at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest theme park. Take in sensational sea views on Yas Links Golf Course. Imagine driving a Formula Yas 3000cc V6 or Aston Martin GT4 on the same circuit as the pros. Stroll along the calm turquoise waters at Yas Marina or simply lounge on the warm, idyllic sands of Yas Beach. All attractions can conveniently be reached with the complimentary island shuttle Yas Express.
Home to Yas Marina Circuit, the official host of the world famous FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIXTM, Yas Island offers seven hotels (3 to 5 stars), all featuring numerous gourmet restaurants and entertainment venues. Yas Island is also in the works of opening its own shopping center, Yas Mall in 2014, widening its diversified offerings.
Yas Island is located 25 minutes from Abu Dhabi and 45 minutes from Dubai. Further it points with its proximity to Abu Dhabi International Airport, 7 minutes.
Showcasing the caliber of our attractions, here are some of what they have achieved:
§ Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has the accolade of “Best Theme Park in the UAE” from Hospitality India during its “9th Hospitality India and Explore the World Annual International Awards” (HIA 2013) in October 2013
§ Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi was named the “second best waterpark in the world” by the Los Angeles Times - Global Ranking of the World’s Top 20 Waterparks feature in May 2013
§ Yas links was awarded 24th Best Golf Course Outside of America by Golf Digest USA in May 2012
§ O1NE Yas Island is in the process of being certified by Guinness World Records as the world’s largest privately owned graffiti wall!
Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival
Mickey Mouse and friends rock the world with the stars from The Little Mermaid, Aladdin and Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story. Disney hits are remixed to the hottest sounds of today, featuring hip hop, pop, swing, reggae, rock and country in this jam session fit for the entire family! Come join the band of characters for a lively concert experience guaranteed to have you dancing, singing, playing your air-guitar and laughing along! Mickey and friends will delight the world with the stars from The Little Mermaid, Aladdin and Toy Story by Disney•Pixar in their new Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival. Renditions of Disney's most famous songs have been made for this great production, with an attractive combination of the original music and modern hip hop, pop, swing, reggae, rock or country music. It is a must! Delightful characters such as Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy, Ariel, Sebastian and Ursula; Jasmine, Aladdin and the Genie, Woody, Buzz and Jessie are some of the 25 Disney stars who put on a great show for adults and children. You won't be able to help dancing, singing, playing air guitar and laughing, together with all the family! Come and join all of them at Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival, the unique experience of a live concert with characters straight out of a magical world.
Produced by Feld Entertainment and brought to Yas Island by the UAE’s Sport & Entertainment Solutions (SES) with its presenting partner Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi),
Tickets start from 150 AED; 250 AED; 375 AED; 1,000 AED from www.ticketmaster.ae and Virgin Megastores.