Join us at Yas Marina Circuit, a racetrack that is close to our hearts here at Spectate, with Abu Dhabi one of our favourite destinations for a luxurious Formula 1 weekend. With full access to the Inspiring Travel Company portfolio, we offer stays at the city’s most opulent hotels.
Perhaps you’ll choose to stay at the incredible W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island, which straddles the racetrack and is a preferred base for the many stars who descend on the city for the race, and indeed the drivers themselves.
As our guest, you’ll enjoy world-class race viewing, and the service of our Concierge team, who can arrange those all-important additions to your F1 weekend, such as superb access to the post-race Amber Lounge hospitality – the party to end all parties, and the only way to close the F1 season in true style.
Circuit length: 5.554 km
Race length: 305.355 km
Lap record: 1:39:283 (Lewis Hamilton, 2019)
This award-winning city resort offers traditional Arabian hospitality in luxury and comfort. Located on a private beach, it is a short distance from the shops and attractions of Abu Dhabi Mall. 12 dining venues are available including a beautiful beachfront seafood restaurant, steakhouse, an avant-garde Indian Fusion restaurant and excellent international cuisine. A trendy urban shisha lounge is a popular meeting spot and Zen the spa provides bespoke treatments for relaxation and well-being. Enjoy water sports, tennis and squash at the hotel's private beach club.
The Saadiyat Rotana is a contemporary hotel located on a stretch of pristine beach with beautiful views of the Arabian Gulf. Classic rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows for you to soak up the sea views. Enjoy a choice of excellent dining options, from Italian to British and American dishes and International cuisine. Activities include tennis, mini golf and a beach club, plus a luxurious outdoor pool. At the end of a busy day at the circuit, treat yourself to a pampering treatment at Zen the spa at Rotana. Prices from £2,885 per person, based on 2 sharing.
Yas Island Rotana is conveniently located on spectacular Yas Island, a breathtaking sports and entertainment destination that will exceed your expectations. Yas island, is home, of course, to the Yas Marina Circuit as well as Yas Links Golf Club, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi, Yas Mall and Yas Beach. The 308 spacious rooms and suites exude cosmopolitan flair and are meticulously designed and offer a personalised service and unparalleled quality. You don't have to travel far to enjoy award-winning restaurants. From the fine-dining steakhouse Blue Grill to Indian venue Rangoli you will not be disappointed. Casual dining options include the Aquarius pool bar, Island Café and Y bar. Elsewhere on Yas Plaza, there are a many, many, more restaurants for you to choose from! Prices from £3,445 per person, based on 2 sharing.
W sets the standard for exceptional service and innovative dining venues and lounges. The interior of this vibrant hotel embodies a contemporary fusion of elegance and momentum, created with sensuous curves and sleek lines. Die-hard F1 fans won’t want to stay anywhere else during the Grand Prix Weekend, not only can you watch all of the racing action directly from your room, you will also see a host of famous faces in and around the hotel during the weekend. Prices from £5,595 per person, based on 2 sharing.
Wrapping around the newly designed Turn 5, where Max Verstappen overtook Lewis Hamilton dramatically on the last lap in 2021. The North Grandstand offers excellent panoramic views from turns 3-5 and along the back straight. This location is an excellent option for on track action where you can expect to see some dramatic overtaking! This location also provides easy access to the post-race concerts, which are located directly behind the grandstand, your ticket includes concert access.
The Main Grandstand is the place to be if you want to watch the start and finish of the race and keep up to date with the action in the pits. Main Grandstand is also an excellent option for the post-race celebrations and firework display. Access to the After Race Concerts in Etihad Arena is also included.
Marina Grandstand is good for panoramic views of the second half of the circuit. The immediate view of the cars is on the straight between turns 10-11, but you can also follow the action in the Marina section between turns 15-20. To add more interest, the support race garages for Formula 2 and GP3 are located under the grandstand. Access to the After Race Concerts in Etihad Arena is also included.
Located on turn 8 at the end of the long back straight at the end of a DRS Zone, the West Grandstand is a great spot for overtaking and unique on the F1 calendar for having the run-off area partially under the grandstand! Most seats here also have a good view of the final two corners on the circuit and the best seats look right down the main straight. Access to the After Race Concerts in Etihad Arena is also included.
A good choice for on-track action, the South Grandstand is in the braking zone for the redesigned turn 11 and offers an excellent panorama view of the following turns 12-14 as well as the spectacular Marina section of the circuit and iconic W Hotel. Access to the After Race Concerts in Etihad Arena is also included.
A choice of Hospitality suites is available for the weekend, including Paddock Club and a several Team Suites. Enjoy a gourmet lunch, complimentary bar and spectacular racing views. Please ask a member of our team for further details.
Any trip to Abu Dhabi is characterised by culture, luxury, adventure and discovery. Spectate holidays to the United Arab Emirates capital encapsulate the very best this spectacular destination has to offer.
However you wish to spend your time in Abu Dhabi, we’ll make it happen. We’ll arrange a local expert guide to transport you through the city’s top highlights and unmissable attractions, or book luxury transfers so you can spend a day of retail therapy at the jaw-dropping Marina Mall. Or, perhaps, you’d like us to sit in the driving seat, and fully tailor your entire holiday down to the finest detail – so all you need to do is soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the ultimate in luxury. Whatever you choose, consider it done!
We guarantee premium grandstand tickets as standard, so you’ll enjoy the best views of the most popular turns and straights. Your ticket also includes access to the weekend’s other entertainment, plus the famous pit lane walk (where available) – a must for the avid F1 fan!
Enjoy access to the renowned Paddock Club suite, which offers a gourmet lunch with wine pairings and a complimentary bar, as well as close-up views of the teams, guided paddock access, a special Paddock Club pit lane walk and official race programmes.
For the ultimate indulgence during the Grand Prix season, you can enjoy two days of gourmet hospitality inside a Formula 1 Team Suite where you can interact with team members during a garage tour and grab photo opportunities of your favourite drivers.
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