Bluewaters by Meraas has been making waves ever since its public introduction and it may be one of the world’s largest tourism hotspots. Restaurants and retail outlets are open and the Ferris Wheel is almost turning.
Before exploring the much-anticipated destination and entire development, here are five things you need to know:
- It’s home to a new ground-breaking landmark
The man-made island holds the world’s largest observation wheel , Ain Dubai, which is slated to open at the end of 2019. With a staggering height of 210m, the enormous structure springs up just off the coast of JBR.
With a ride on the Ferris Wheel or just by observing the ground-breaking landmark on groudn, Bluewaters also offers magnificent views of the Dubai coastline and the crystal blue waters of the Arabian Gulf.
- It provides top-notch entertainment, dining, and retail options
With just a short walk along a bridge from The Beach on JBR, locals and tourists can a tour of three Caesars properties – Caesars Palace, Caesars Resort and Caesars Residences – and the new Cove Beach.
Additionally, visitors can have access to a host of world-class dining offerings such as Australian chain The Coffee Club, Ketch-Up, Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen and more.
Other retail stores include Ciel de Perfume, Seafolly,Typo, SuperDry, Beyond the Beach, Maaji, Tommy Bahama, and Havaianas.
It also set to host a plethora of renowned amusement hubs like Madame Tussauds Museum and visually stunning vertical gardens.
- It offers waterfront living
Along with an array of distinctive residential, retail, hospitality, and entertainment concepts, family-oriented island destination mixes urban city life with waterfront living.
There are exclusive selection of 10 apartment buildings, 4 penthouses, and 17 townhouses and offers a premium lifestyle with its state-of-the-art amenities and contemporary living. With one or two parking spaces available for residents, the elegant, mid-rise towers have 698 one, two, three and four-bedroom, glass-fronted apartments, making it a truly unique island experience.
- It’s strategically situated
Residents at JBR can reach Bluewaters Residences within minutes. It’s the perfect spot for the entire family not only for its distinct appeal but because of its perfect location. Anyone can bypass the JBR and Dubai Marina traffic and there is direct connection to the main highway. There are three modes of transport into and out of the island. It’s strategically situated just off the coast of Jumeirah Beach Residence and can take you anywhere at ease to the most visited areas.
- It will operate the Group Rapid Transit (GRT) service
Along with 265 metre pedestrian bridge linking the island to the beachfront at Jumeirah Beach Residence, Bluewaters Island will provide exceptional travel experience for residences and visitors as driverless vehicle system will be available. 25 vehicles will shuttle 2,500 passengers per hour between the island and Nakheel Harbour and Tower Metro station. The ride is expected to last around four and a half minutes.