Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2019: Where To Stay, Eat and Party

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Rev up your race weekend, here are all the in-the-know happenings taking place over the F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

W Abu Dhabi, Yas Island

THE POOL PARTY: W Abu Dhabi, Yas Island
The newly launched W Abu Dhabi is set to host the OKOKO Pool Party at The Wet Deck during the Formula 1 weekend. With a prime location in the centre of the track, the party promises great views, performances by international DJs (Sandy Riviera, Faithless and Claptone) and unrivalled energy with entertainment from 12pm until late. Lap up the atmosphere and the good weather! From November 29 to December 1, tickets start at Dhs500; Marriott.com

Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island

THE STAY-CAY: Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island
After a day in the fast lane, unwind in the serenity of Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island. The luxury beachfront resort is offering an all-inclusive package for guests during the F1 weekend, with a 30% discount on race day tickets when purchased through the hotel. In between the race, enjoy the spa and wellness facilities, soak up at sun at the stunning pool and dine on premium food and refreshments. Anytime from November 26 to December 4; Saadiyatisland.rixos.com

Clymb, Yas Island

THE ADVENTURE: CYLMB, Yas Island  
Calling all thrill seekers — the world’s largest indoor skydiving flight chamber and the tallest climbing wall is launching in Abu Dhabi this weekend, just in time for the F1. Opening on November 29, Clymb — a geometrically-designed, marvel-at building — is Yas Island’s latest attraction for both adults and children. Gear up for an off-track adventure and take on two record-breaking experiences, in true UAE style. Clymbabudhabi.com

Ramusake at the Formula 1

THE FOOD: Ramusake at the Formula 1, Yas Island
Dubai’s popular Japanese eatery, Ramusake, is partnering up with the W Abu Dhabi for  a five-day pop up experience. Located on a glass bridge above the track, the pop-up offers racegoers contemporary Asian cuisine combined with an eclectic ambiance and unparalleled views of the Grand Prix. Whilst you dig into a portion of Rock Shrimp Popcorn Tempura, watch the action unfold below. Brunch starts from Dhs1200 inclusive of concert tickets, with regular day and night packages also available, from November 27 to December 1; F1.ramusake.ae

Rooftop views from the Annex, The Abu Dhabi Edition

THE MUST-SEE: Cinema Akil presents Studio 54, The Abu Dhabi Edition
For the F1 weekend, Cinema Akil will take over the rooftop of Annex at The Abu Dhabi Edition for an exclusive one-night-only screening of acclaimed documentary, Studio 54. The documentary tells the real story behind one of the greatest clubs of all time and is the perfect alternative event at attend over age weekend. On November 28 at 9pm, followed by Rewind & Fast Forward afterparty at 11pm; Annexabudhabi.com