Race to the capital – The 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is taking place at the end of November. Photo: Yas Marina Circuit.
At the races – Hosted in the slick Yas Marina Circuit, the city's annual Grand Prix is expecting around 60,000 visitors. Photo: Yas Marina Circuit.
Beyond the races – Beyond fast cars and the usual food and drinks stalls are child friendly areas, nearby theme parks and restaurants offering boozy brunches. Photo: Yas Marina Circuit.
F1 fitness – Those looking to shake off the festivities of the previous night can take a fitness class at the circuit. Photo: Yas Marina Circuit.
In the shade – The Abu Dhabi circuit, inaugurated in 2009, is the only motorsports venue in the world with covered and shaded grandstands. Photo: Yas Marina Circuit.
On the waterfront – Hundreds of yachts book into the marina, which hosts laser shows and is lined by celebrity bars, for the races. Photo: Yas Marina Circuit.
Cheap(er) seats – Standing tickets for the Grand Prix have the most modest price tags, starting at $108. Photo: Yas Marina Circuit.
View from the top – The best views, however, are from the air-conditioned VIP suites that overlook the start and finish line and come with unlimited food and drinks -- from $4,601 for a two-day package. Photo: Yas Marina Circuit.
Fast cars – Friday and Saturday are used as practice and qualifying rounds, while Sunday is the 55-lap Grand Prix. Photo: Yas Marina Circuit.
Hall of fame – Previous winners include Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel. Vettel's the current race record holder at 1:40.279. Photo: Yas Marina Circuit.
Michelin-starred food – Several hotel restaurants have trackside views. At Amici, pictured, refined Italian dishes are whipped up by a two-Michelin starred chef.
Luxury stays – The race track on Yas Island is surrounded by lavish luxury hotels like Yas Viceroy Hotel Abu Dhabi, pictured, which has package deals during the races starting from around $4,870 for the weekend.
Trackside sleeps – Among other high-end hotels near the track are a creekside Crowne Plaza and a Radisson Blu.
Wraparound balconies – For $32,671, guests can watch the races from their very own wraparound balcony while sipping bubbly.
Cool in the pool – In between races, guests at Yas Viceroy can cool off in one of the hotel's pools.