Visitor Information


This 23 day stopover really does have something for everyone. Come down to the Destination Village and have fun in the sun with family and friends while experiencing this world class showcase of fun and entertainment. Hear about the UAE's heritage....get active with beach sports and water-borne activities....take part in fitness rugby and football on the beach...find out more about the UAE's ecosystem....see how the sailors live while at sea and what their living conditions are like.....or just kick back and watch the action happening around you. Simply scroll over the Event Calendar for specific daily activities.

Parking is available at Marina Mall.

 Also available, Water taxi shuttle service from Corniche Beach. Capt. Tony’s is operating a boat shuttle service over the weekends which leaves a temporary pontoon at the Corniche beach and arrives at the heart of the Village right in the centre of the action. The fare is AED 20 per person, one way. The service operates on a first-come, first-served basis. The shuttle boat runs from 12noon until the evening.

For further information please contact: 02 650 7175 or [email protected].


The Destination Village really does come alive as the sun starts to set. The activities continue but the focus also starts to turn towards the Skyline Stage - purpose built out over the water with the stunning Abu Dhabi skyline as the backdrop. Catch our exciting Corniche Concert series, with headline performances of BBC's Blue Planet in Concert, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and a rare live performance of a Jalsah - the traditional Arabic majlis gathering. Jalsah Live! features Myriam Fares, one of the Arab world's biggest stars, who will be performing with Fouad Abdel Wahid.

Free concerts include sunset performances featuring Sting's guitarist, the UAE's very own Hamdan Al Abri and Grammy nominated Lulu Project plus much more.


12:00 midday – 9:00 pm from Sunday to Wednesday

11:00 am to 12:00 midnight on Thursdays and weekends


The Event Village has a supervised and dedicated safe zone for children, including a paid stay and play crèche facility, soft play areas, bouncy castle, art and crafts and child friendly entertainment. The area will be partially covered with access to plenty of food and refreshments.


Come and visit our Destination Village down on the Corniche Breakwater, hosted by the Abu Dhabi Sailing & Yacht Club.