Abu Dhabi, UAE, 11 November 2020: Yas Island Abu Dhabi, one of the world’s leading leisure and entertainment destinations, is the place for families to celebrate Diwali. Whether wanting to embrace the thrill of Yas Island’s excellent attractions, such as Ferrari World Abu Dhabi’s brand new zip-line and roof walk, or enjoy a three-course meal or the Rangoli/Deepavali arrangements at Yas Mall, there is something to suit all tastes and budgets.
Home to award-winning theme parks Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, and the record-breaking CLYMB ™ Abu Dhabi, visitors looking for a fun-filled Diwali will not be disappointed by Yas Island.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has a special Diwali offer. Entry to the park normally costs Dhs295 per person but Indian Nationals can purchase a ticket for just AED 95 for a visit between 12-14 November. Tickets must be pre-booked online and ticketholders will need to present their national ID at the Ferrari World ticketing counter on arrival.
Relaxed fun and mouthwatering food
Families wanting to enjoy an easier going Diwali are spoilt for choice at Yas Island. Yas Marina, Yas Links golf course, Abu Dhabi’s largest mall, Yas Mall and the island’s more than 160 dining experiences, can all be enjoyed by all ages.
Especially for Diwali and in partnership with spiritual institution BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, Yas Mall will have a selfie point next to a Rangoli/Deepavali arrangement where visitors can take photos and videos that BAPS and the Mall will share along with the hashtag #UAEDiwali
The Crowne Plaza, Radisson Blu and Yas Island Rotana hotels are all offering special Diwali meals from 12 to 14 November so families can celebrate in traditional style:
Visitors to Crowne Plaza’s Views Lobby Café will be able to enjoy a wide selection of Diwali sweets and a Chai tea for AED45.
Radisson Blu’s Assymetri is offering a buffet with live cooking and hot chat counter featuring traditional Diwali dishes and sweets. The restaurant will be decorated with Indian flowers, sarees and battery operated diyas with rangoli patterns, while Indian ghazals will play in the background.
The experience is priced at AED79 for children and AED149 for adults including soft drinks or AED249 with house beverages.
Yas Island Rotana’s Rangoli restaurant is offering an all you can eat a la carte menu for AED149 including soft drinks and AED189 with house beverages. Visitors will be able to enjoy a traditional Rangoli design on the floor and background Indian music.
As part of Abu Dhabi Culinary Season (1 November – 15 December), Yas Island is hosting its inaugural Yas Flavors Festival from the 8-28 November, meaning gourmands coming during Diwali can enjoy three-course meals in three-tiered packages from more than 45 restaurants from just 99AED.
Ranging from casual to gourmet, three distinct packages will be available for foodies to experience three delicious courses: the Taste Makers package, at AED 99, allows for casual dining at outlets including Black Tap at The Fountains, Le Brioche and LA Taqueria at Yas Mall. The Foodie Vibes package, priced at AED 129, provides an upscale dining experience, with dishes from restaurants including Zahr El Laymoun at Yas Marina, and Rainforest Cafe at The Fountains. Finally, the Gourmet Goals package at AED 149 opens the doors to a range of fine dining outlets including Filini Garden at Yas Plaza Hotels, Aquarium at Yas Marina, and Pachaylen at Anantara Eastern Mangroves.
No matter how you want to celebrate Diwali at Yas Island and for how long, there are some great packages on offer to make stays more affordable than ever. The ‘Stay and Play’ packages combine one, two, three-night stays or more across selected hotels at Yas Island and Abu Dhabi with theme park tickets. There are also optional add-ons to visit some of Abu Dhabi’s most exciting attractions including Qasr Al Watan, Louvre Abu Dhabi, Qasr Al Hosn Abu Dhabi and Yas Marina Circuit.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi’s 10th Anniversary
Available for a limited period, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi’s package allows guests to stay at Yas Island, offering discounted room rates with a free upgrade to the next room category, and experience a whole lot of fun for the entire family at the World’s Leading Theme Park. Bookings can be made until 30 December 2020 and valid for stay during the same period with a starting rate of AED 264* per person.
The park’s celebrations will see Ferrari World Abu Dhabi transformed in red décor, with family-friendly fun including a live DJ and trivia, a Painting and Pizza demonstration, a trunk show to showcase the Park’s Fall-Winter retail collection, and other surprises in store for guests to enjoy. The Park is also welcoming guests with entertainment inspired by Ferrari World Abu Dhabi’s rich history, including a dance show.
‘Stay and Play’
To celebrate fall, Yas Island has announced an exclusive deal on hotel accommodation on Yas Plaza, offering discounted room rates with a free upgrade to the next room category, for bookings made until 30 December 2020 and valid for stay during the same period, and starting from AED 347 per person. The package includes general access to 1 theme.
‘Stay and Golf’
Golf aficionados can enjoy a round of golf for two people, at the world-class Yas Links Abu Dhabi and enjoy a well –deserved rest with a one-night stay at one of the participating hotels in Yas Island starting at AED 639* per person. There is also the option of adding a visit to Qasr Al Hosn museum, Qasr Al Watan, Louvre Abu Dhabi, and Yas Marina Circuit. The offer is available for bookings made before 30 December 2020 and is valid for stay during the same period.
‘Stay and Kart’
With this exclusive package, petrol heads can look forward to an incredible time at Yas Marina Circuit. Starting from AED 299 per person for bookings made before 30 December 2020 and valid for stay during the same period, the Karting package is inclusive of a one-night accommodation in a double room with breakfast and a thrilling 15-minute karting session at Yas Kartzone.
CLYMB ™ Abu Dhabi add-on offer
Thrill-seekers who purchase any of the above packages can also enjoy a First Time Flyer – 2 Flights experience for AED235 or a 60 minutes climbing – 3 walls experience for AED120 at CLYMB ™ Abu Dhabi. Visitors just need to call Yas Concierge on (+971) 600 511115 to book in the time and date of the experience, quoting their booking reference number above.
About Experience Hub and Yas Island
Experience Hub (www.experiencehub.com) is the one-stop destination partner and promotional arm of one of the world’s fastest growing leisure and entertainment destinations: Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Yas Island (www.yasisland.ae) is one of the world’s fastest growing leisure and entertainment destinations, located on the golden shores of Abu Dhabi – just 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and 50 minutes from Dubai. Yas Island offers holiday makers a diverse mix of award-winning leisure and entertainment experiences, from one-of-a-kind theme parks, world-class shopping and superb dining, to a links golf course, exciting water and motor sports, and the most enjoyable musical and family events… all within the 25 sq km Island. Today, Yas Island is home to the award-winning theme parks Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, the record-breaking CLYMB ™ Abu Dhabi, Yas Marina Circuit (home to the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIXTM), Yas Marina, Yas Links golf course, as well as Abu Dhabi’s largest mall, more than 160 dining experiences, seven hotels, and indoor and outdoor concert venues – all of which are complemented by a range of visitor services that connect all attractions to one another.