Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa will join a handful of Abu Dhabi luxury hotels in close proximity to the eagerly awaited Yas Mall on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island, offering keen shoppers 400 retail outlets to browse, purchase and enjoy. The mall, developed by Aldar Properties, will become the second largest mall in the United Arab Emirates and is expected to welcome 20 million visitors each year.
Covering 235,000 sqm the Yas Mall is slated to open around Abu Dhabi’s Formula One weekend (21-23 November) and will feature a 20-screen VOX cinema, the region’s largest department store at 200,000 sq ft, three other major department stores, an edutainment concept store, Lego concept store, fashion retailers, cafes and restaurants. Yas Mall with its 10,000 car parking spaces also offers direct access for shoppers to Ferrari World.
Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa located on the peaceful Abu Dhabi mangroves waterfront is ideally situated just 20 minutes drive from Yas Island, making it the perfect choice for keen shoppers, and just ten minutes to other major malls in the capital.
“Until now Abu Dhabi has not been seen as a shoppers’ paradise; we expect the opening of Yas Mall to change that perception and make our destination even more attractive to key international markets known for their love of shopping.” said Mrs Sharon Garrett-Otter, Area Director of Marketing & Communications, Anantara Hotels & Resorts, Abu Dhabi.
“Anantara’s Eastern Mangroves is perfectly situated for visitors to Abu Dhabi whether they want to visit the historical and cultural sites, have an adrenalin rush at the fabulous theme parks, challenge themselves on the championship golf courses or take advantage of the amazing shopping.” she added.