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Yas West Area Guide

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Yas West
Abu Dhabi, UAE
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Aldar's West Yas community opened for sales in September, 2015, and is part of Yas Island. It consists of over 1,000 villas and marketed exclusively to UAE Nationals and is expected to become a major Emirati community from across the country, enabling them to live and work in the capital.

Residents of West Yas enjoy proximity to Yas Mall and the multiple leisure facilities on Yas Island including: Yas Waterworld; Yas Marina Circuit; Yas Marina; Yas Links; Ferrari World Abu Dhabi; and food and beverage outlets located in the numerous hotels on the island.

West Yas is located along Yas Island’s natural mangroves and features 1,017 four and five-bedroom luxury villas, with prices - at the time of the project's announcement - starting from $1.08m (AED4m). Expect to pay significantly more now.

The development, a non-gated community with no service charges, includes a range of community facilities including a mosque built for 2,000 worshippers, two schools, including Aldar managed West Yas School, a retail centre, sports facilities, a petrol station, and extensive landscaping and greenery in the open public spaces.

The villas are expected to be handed over to buyers at the end of 2017.

Yas West Ratings





Family Friendly


Transport Links


Yas West Pros & Cons


Aldar developed, quality expected to be high
West Yas school
Great location next to the Mangroves


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