Experience the luxury of the F1 Grand Prix Final

The Formula 1 season finale is set to take place in Abu Dhabi and this year a number of draw events are taking place in the Arabian Gulf including the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show and the World Cup soccer.

This year’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will include new grandstands to get closer to the 1,000hp F1 cars in the championship finale on November 20. luxury experience.

F1 Grand Prix

Towards the end of the F1 season, rumors of driver team changes and inaugural laps in new liveries dominate the headlines. This year is no different and the simmering heat of the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi will be the stage for the world’s greatest motorsport drivers to give us a taste of what to expect from teams like Ferrari, Mercedes and this year’s success story, Red Bull.

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen celebrates winning the Canadian Grand Prix in June | Source: Shutterstock

In case you missed it, this year Red Bull’s Max Verstappen has equaled the most wins ever in the F1 championship, stepping onto the podium 14 times. Ferrari’s Charles LeClerc is the closest contender with three wins for the season.

Abu Dhabi is shaping up to be a celebration of the underdog and something of a redemption after Red Bull was controversially and falsely accused of exceeding its budget cap last year by A$224 million.

If there isn’t enough excitement on the track to keep you busy, take a trip to Ferrari World. Located on Yas Island, the signature theme park is home to the world’s fastest roller coaster, tallest loop and tallest space structure ever built on the planet. You can do a few laps in a real Ferrari, drive Ferrari karts and soak up the party atmosphere.

Ferrari World on Yas Island
Ferrari World is home to the tallest space frame structure in the world | Source: Yas Marina Circuit

Where to stay

Abu Dhabi is very well equipped to welcome visitors who wish to watch the race from the deck of their superyacht. The Yas Marina has 227 berths up to 90 meters with additional berths for vessels up to 175 meters. These paddocks offer excellent views of the track and are the perfect location for the legendary post-championship after-parties for which Abu Dhabi has become famous.



  • – 91 meters
  • – Built in 2014
  • – 22 beds in 11 bedrooms, 31 crew members

The tranquility is perfect for post-race evenings and Abu Dhabi is the perfect location for the charter yacht to show off its luxury credentials.

A magnificent owner’s suite has its own private terrace with a jacuzzi for a quiet cocktail after spending the night in and around a 23 square meter circular plunge pool on the enormous upper deck.

Source: Camper and Nicholsons

You’ll have the best view of F1 in Abu Dhabi from the imposing five-deck yacht. Before the race, be pampered at the relaxing Tranquility Beach Club equipped with a Finnish sauna, steam room, experiential showers, plunge pool, massage room and treatment room .

W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island


  • – 499 hotel rooms and suites
  • – 6 restaurants
  • – 85,000 square meters

The location of this five-star hotel could not be more ideal for attending the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Opened the same year as the inaugural Formula 1 Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi in 2009, the hotel has been optimized to provide guests with an unforgettable experience.

The suites and rooms are chic and stylish and very often have stunning views of the racecourse. If you want to stay in the ultimate luxury, the 409 square meter bi-level Extreme Wow Suite should be at the top of your list.

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Dining options include a range of gourmet dishes to suit all tastes. From a contemporary plant-filled dining room with a retro caravan to expansive rooftop bars, pools and sunbathing areas, there are plenty of options for a luxury wine and dine.

Abu Dhabi International Boat Show

Watching Formula 1 from a superyacht is a bucket list experience usually reserved for those with a sought-after berth at Port Hercules, but few realize how close you can get to the action in Yas Marina at Abu Dhabi.

If you have the privilege of watching the Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix from a superyacht and want to board the most luxurious yachts in the Arabian Gulf, the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show runs from November 24-27 in ADNEC Marina, less than 30 minutes from Yas Island.

Abu Dhabi International Boat Show
Source: Abu Dhabi International Boat Show

Italian Evo will present its very first vessel, the iconic 13-meter R4. A hydraulically extendable deck, which opens on either side as well as at the stern, creates 40% more space for sunbathing, fishing, swimming and just plain having fun on the water.

Source: Evo

Ecological responsibility is becoming more and more important for yacht owners and the Polish company Sunreef is one of the hottest brands. They will be bringing one of their best-selling Sunreef 60 sailing catamarans to Abu Dhabi this year.

The Persian Gulf is known for its scorching sun and desert winds. Sunreef made the logical decision to harness these energy sources for hotel propulsion and charging, dramatically reducing carbon emissions on board its environmentally friendly catamarans. Offering a leisurely way to sail, owners of Sunreef Yachts include Rafael Nadal and Fernando Alonso who say they are easy to use, spacious and beautifully luxurious.

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Yasalam post-race concerts

After the finale of the Formula 1 racing calendar, Abu Dhabi will host the biggest post-race party of the year. Massive international acts are planned for three days of celebrations at the Yas Marina, Paddock Club and nearby Etihad Park.

There will be a festive atmosphere after the final race on Sunday and the official after-party will include special guests Fatman Scoop and British DJ Russke. Rapper, Dave and RnB superstar Usher will perform earlier on Thursday, November 17, and Swedish House Mafia will provide the beats on Friday, November 18.

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On Saturday, November 19, multi-Grammy award-winning hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar is set to take the stage and, as a grand finale, ’80s rockers Def Leppard will blast some anthems on Sunday, November 20.

It’s not just world-class events that bring the world’s elite to the Arabian Gulf, it’s also home to some of the most opulent and luxurious hotels, restaurants and experiences in the world.

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