ABOUT YAS ACRES
Yas Acres is a part of the much larger development of Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The waterfront community is exclusively designed for luxurious residences and a wholesome lifestyle which appeals to both locals and expatriates. The self-contained neighbourhood is immaculately maintained and well-connected to some of the major districts of the emirate. Additionally, it is a short distance from high-end leisure venues such as Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Waterworld and Ferrari World.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Offers luxurious villas and townhouses
- Vibrant community lifestyle with a family-friendly vibe
- Waterfront development with direct access to the beach
- Quick access to quality educational institutes in Abu Dhabi
- Yas Mall, Ferrari World, Yas Marina Circuit and Yas Waterworld are a short drive away
Yas Acres community is a perfect balance of luxury, nature and leisure. With lavish residences and the glorious Arabian Gulf along its periphery, the neighbourhood offers a superior lifestyle. Other highlights of the area are:
- Closeness to quality educational institutes
- World-class leisure spots
- Short drive to the largest mall in Abu Dhabi, Yas Mall
Although the area is away from the central emirate, residents are never far away from a plethora of facilities.
PROPERTIES IN YAS ACRES
Those looking to invest in properties in Yas Acres will find a wide range of villas and townhouses. One can find a variety of 2 to 4-bedroom townhouses, 3 to 6-bedroom villas and a few 2-bed residences. These homes are enclosed in the residential developments of The Cedars and The Royal Oak, both of which are developed by Aldar Properties & Development.
The coverage areas for villas for sale in Yas Acres range from 2,165 sq. ft. to 7,135 sq. ft. These houses come with many amenities such as running tracks, BBQ areas, central air conditioning and heating systems, expansive balconies, manicured gardens and common play area for kids.
Smaller families can go for a 3 to 4-bedroom semi-detached villa in The Cedars. One can find larger layouts in The Royal Oak, which offers 4 to 6-bedroom villas. Those looking to invest in Yas Acres can expect the following prices:
- AED 2.3M to AED 2.5M to purchase a 2-bedroom villa
- A 3-bedroom villa in Yas Acres can be purchased for AED 3M to AED 3.4M
- For a 4 bed villa, the sales prices are AED 3.7M to AED 5M
- The prices for villas with 5 bedrooms lie between AED 7.6M to AED 8M
- The prices for 6-bedroom villas start from AED 8.7M increasing up to AED 8.9M
The townhouses for sale in Yas Acres span 2,335 sq. ft. to 3,810 sq. ft. Although the townhouses come in 2 to 4-bedroom configurations, the 3-bedroom townhouses heavily dominate in the neighbourhood. Most options can be found in the lavish development of The Cedars.
- The sale prices for 2-bedroom townhouses range from AED 2.1M to AED 2.5M
- 3-bed townhouses can be purchased for AED 2.8M to AED 3.3M
- 4-bedroom townhouses are priced between AED 3.1M to AED 3.8M
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN YAS ACRES
There is no shortage of parking spaces in Yas Acres. All residents get parking spaces within the homes. Public parking is also readily available in the area.
As for public transportation in Yas Acres, taxis and cab services can be used. Presently, there are no bus stops in the area.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR YAS ACRES
One can find a number of supermarkets near Yas Acres. Residents can quickly access the biggest supermarket chains to find an extensive variety of groceries and produce. These include Waitrose, Carrefour, Spinneys and Souq Planet, all of which are 10 to 15 minutes away. The closest is the Carrefour hypermarket in Yas Mall which can be reached in 8 to 10 minutes.
MOSQUES NEAR YAS ACRES
Residents can find a few mosques within a short distance. Yas Villa Mosque, West Yas Mosque, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Mosque and ADNOC Mosque are few of the mosques near Yas Acres. Most mosques near the community have a reasonably large capacity and provide parking spaces.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR YAS ACRES
The Christian members of the community can find several churches 25 to 30-minute drive away in Mussafah. These include The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mar Thoma Church, The Armenian Church of Abu Dhabi and St. Paul’s Church. A group of churches can be spotted in Al Mushrif as well which the residents can reach in half an hour.
The Hindu community members in Yas Acres can visit BAPS Hindu Mandir. The temple lies 15 to 20 minutes away depending on where you are.
SCHOOLS NEAR YAS ACRES
Parent planning to move to the community can find a few prestigious schools near Yas Acres. These include:
- Sabis International School
- Aldar’s West Yas Academy
- Yas School
Sabis International School is located 10 minutes away. Along with quality education, the school also offers various campus facilities including computer and science laboratories, indoor tennis and basketball courts, multipurpose hall, swimming pool and a semi-Olympic pool. Following the American curriculum, Aldar’s West Yas Academy is another option located at a short distance. In addition to this, parents can also opt for Yas School, which is a 10-minute drive away.
On the other hand, the nearest nursery is Kid’s Academy in Khalifa City A, which will take about 15 minutes to reach. Other nearby nurseries are:
- Sweet Baby Nursery
- Treehouse Nursery
- Sunny Meadows Montessori Nursery
- Little Smarties Nursery
There are a few universities 20 to 30 minutes away from Yas Acres. These include Zayed University, Al Ain University of Science & Technology, Khalifa University and Abu Dhabi University.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR YAS ACRES
The residents can find a few medical centres and hospitals near Yas Acres. Following healthcare centres can be spotted within a few miles’ radius:
- Burjeel Medical Centre
- Mediclinic Khalifa City
- Amana Healthcare Medical and Rehabilitation Hospital L.L.C
- Ibn Nafees Medical Center
- NMC Royal Hospital
There are no clinics in Yas Acres as of now. But for quick medical assistance, residents can quickly reach Medeor Medical Center in the nearby Yas Mall.
Yas Acres enjoys a desirable location in the emirate. The waterfront project is a part of one of the most illustrious residential developments in Abu Dhabi, Yas Island. Additionally, it is also close to the following reputable districts:
Moreover, Yas Acres is just a short drive from the following highly renowned entertainment venues:
- Yas Waterworld
- Yas Mall
- Yas Marina Circuit
- Ferrari World
- Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi
- Yas Gateway Park
- du Arena
Ferrari World is the first Ferrari-branded theme park. It houses Formula Rossa, the world's fastest roller coaster.
Besides the closeness to famous residential districts and entertainment venues, living in Yas Acres is beneficial because of the proximity to Abu Dhabi International Airport.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR YAS ACRES
The shopping enthusiasts in Yas Acres are mere minutes away from the premier shopping centre, Yas Mall. Not only it is one of the popular malls in Abu Dhabi, but it is also the largest shopping centre in the emirate. The mall offers an incredible shopping experience and a combination of high-end local and international brands. Along with this, the mall is also known for Vox Cinemas, an extensive range of dining options and other leisure offerings. The shoppers can also engage in various shopping festivals and events organised throughout the year.
Other malls near Yas Acres include:
- Deerfields Mall
- Al Raha Mall
- My City Centre Masdar
Al Raha Mall features a mix of entertainment, leisure and shopping options. Families like to spend time at the two cinemas or dine at one of the many cafés and restaurants.
RESTAURANTS NEAR YAS ACRES
The culinary explorers in Yas Acres will find plenty of options to savour their tastebuds. From local cuisines to the popular fine dining eateries, restaurants near Yas Acres offer a range of flavours. One can find the following restaurants within a short distance:
- Al Fanar Restaurant & Café
- The Cheesecake Factory
- Hickory’s Sports Bar
- Jing Asia
- P.F. Changs
- Texas Roadhouse
- Dish Dash
- Shakespeare and Co.
Moreover, there are several fine dining restaurants in the vicinity, including:
- Aquarium Restaurant
- Blue Grill
Apart from the eateries mentioned above, the residents also have quick access to fast-food chains such as Johnny Rockets, McDonald’s and Shake Shack.
BEACHES NEAR YAS ACRES
A prominent highlight of Yas Island is the scenic beach. Located a short drive away, Yas Beach is one of the best beaches near Yas Acres. The picturesque coast is no short of a perfect getaway for locals and tourists. The beach is a haven for watersports fans who like to indulge in activities such as surfing, jet skiing and paddle boarding. Anchored with a long stretch of sand, the beach also offers private chalets, restaurants, bars and much more.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Yas Acres is brimming with fun activities. One can find top-notch leisure destinations in proximity. The urban neighbourhood of Yas Island is home to the following entertainment venues:
- Yas Marina Circuit
- Yas Waterworld
- Ferrari World
- Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi
One of the favourite leisure spots for the residents is Yas Marina Circuit. The vibrant venue hosts one of the most anticipated annual events in the capital city, Formula 1 Grand Prix. This vibrant racing event attracts many spectators every year. Moreover, one can also indulge in motorsports events taking place throughout the year.
Staying true to its nature, the waterfront community of Yas Island is home to the much-visited water park, Yas Waterworld. The park is a short drive from Yas Acres, providing the residents the best means to have a fun, adventurous time. Comprising over 40 thrilling rides and waterslides, the visitors love the adrenaline-pumping activities in the water park.
Quite popular among the tourists, Ferrari World is another major landmark which makes Yas Island an even bigger attraction. Located a short distance away from Yas Acres, this theme park is home to ultra-thrilling rides including the fastest roller coaster in the world, Formula Rossa. The world-famous roller coaster has a top speed of 150 miles/hour. Another major highlight of the park is it also has the highest roller-coaster loop in the world.
The kids in Yas Acres love going to the nearby Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. The indoor theme park features iconic characters from Warner Bros., 29 adventurous rides, themed restaurants and shopping options and several other attractions. The theme park is a major hit among the fans of Warner Bros.’ franchises.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Living in Yas Acres, the residents can find tons of outdoor activities in close vicinity. Be it eating out, visiting waterparks, sports grounds or the nearby beaches. Yas Gateway Park is located minutes away from the community. Here, the residents can come for lively picnics with family, morning jogs or just a quick stroll amidst the expansive, manicured landscapes.
Residents can find a few shared gyms within the villa clusters. One can also head to the nearby beach or the boardwalk in Yas Marina where many fitness enthusiasts are found jogging or even exercising.
There are various salons and spas near Yas Acres as well. The residents can find a few of beauty centres in Yas Mall as well. These include the following:
- Tips & Toes
- NStyle Beauty Lounge
- Figaro Salon
- Maison de Joelle
Maison de Joelle is a beauty salon launched by Joelle Mardinian. The salon provides a luxurious, high-end beauty experience with a very comfortable approach.
Being close to major entertainment spots of the emirate, the residents in Yas Acres can find various events to attend.
Yas Marina Circuit organises various events throughout the year, the biggest one being the much-anticipated Formula 1 Grand Prix. Yas Mall also hosts various events and shopping festivals at different times of the year.
Moreover, du Arena is an open-air venue known for hosting various events. Each year, the venue welcomes international stars for performances and concerts. The venue hosted shows featuring Madonna, Sam Smith, Rihanna and The Weeknd.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
The residents in Yas Acres can join the Facebook group ‘Yas Island Community’ for weekly updates of the neighbourhood.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The luxurious houses and active lifestyle in Yas Acres appeal to many. The neighbourhood has a serene ambience even though it is not far from the bustling areas of the emirate. While it offers residents the best of everything, there are only a few options when it comes to public transport.
- 11-minute drive to Yas Mall
- Yas Marina Circuit can be reached within 11 to 12 minutes
- The world-famous Ferrari World is a 6-minute drive away
- Abu Dhabi International Airport can be reached within 17 to 18 minutes