2013 – Abu Dhabi

In December 2013 we took a trip to Abu Dhabi, to spend Christmas with Gaz, our son.

We stayed at the (and this is not a word I use idly) ‘iconic’ Yas Viceroy hotel, which straddles the Yas Marina Formula One circuit.

Panorama from Yas Viceroy over Yas Marina This was the panorama from our room, looking out over the Yas Marina.

Panorama from Yas MarinaAnd this was the view looking back at the hotel from the Marina.

Yas Circuit Turn19 Panorama from the Yas ViceroyAnother panorama, looking out over Turn 18 of the Yas Marina circuit.


Yas Viceroy - Marina Wing PoolThe pool, on the roof of the ‘Marina’ wing, where we spent most mornings.

Skyline Lounge at Yas Viceroy hotel.
And the Skylite Bar – on the roof of the other wing – where we spent most evenings.

Christmas Dinner 2013 - at the Yas Viceroy hotelChristmas dinner was enjoyed in the hotel’s Italian Restaurant.


And an early morning view from our room, with aircraft heading into Abu Dhabi airport.