Bluewaters Island Overview

Located on a contemporary waterfront location, Bluewaters island is a purpose-built, urban city, the latest in lifestyle destinations for tourists. It is the newest revelation in Dubai’s stellar list of marvels, a hot tourist attraction that offers luxury and entertainment. The aesthetic island offers scenic views of the ocean waters crashing against the coast and is home to lavish amenities including residential plots as well as entertainment avenues.

You should start your tour of the islands by visiting the most iconic of all tourist attractions here, which is the Ain Dubai. It is a one-of-its-kind observation wheel, the perfect vantage point to navigate aerial views of Dubai’s revered streets and structures. 

Moving forward, you can visit the Caesars Palace, a famous hotel brand from Las Vegas, which is now open to tourists on this island. With on-site beach clubs, swimming pools, and health centres, you will find yourself revelling in comfort at this accommodation, unlike any other place. The prime location is split into several promising tourist attractions ranging from premier accommodations and dining facilities. 

Take a stroll down the finest dining locations on this island, where you will find no less than a global menu, perfect to satiate not just your hunger but a zest for fine dining as well. Open to visitors are several restaurants on this island but the ones that you must not miss are the iconic Hell’s Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay and Zen Wei. 

Another exclusive activity that you can indulge in, at the Blue Water Islands is shopping, supported by the presence of some of the most significant brands in the precinct. 

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• Blue Water Islands are the latest soft launch megaproject in Dubai Jumeirah Beach Residence. The man-made island is located on the waterfront, covering a vast area of 300 metres.
• The mixed purpose development project is a conglomeration of luxury residential accommodations, entertainment hubs, gourmet dining outlets and shopping avenues.
• The most iconic tourist attraction on the island is the Ain Dubai, also popular as the Dubai Eye. It is the largest observation wheel in the world, with the capacity to seat 1400 passengers at a time and takes 50 minutes to complete one round rotation.
• The signature hotel chain from Las Vegas, Caesars Palace is open to tourists for staying as well as amenities, including fine dining locations.
• The island houses several retail outlets for shopping and entertainment.

How To Reach

By a Tram: The nearest station to the Bluewaters Island is the Dubai Marina Tram Station. Once you reach here, you can cover the remaining distance of 422 metres on foot ot by taking a cab or a taxi.

Best Time To Visit

The best time of the day when you can plan a peaceful visit to the Bluewaters Island, Dubai is during the early morning hours. The time between 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and around the evening after 5:00 PM is truly the best time to explore this destination at its best.

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Other Essential Information

Here is the list of best places to eat in Blue water Island: 

1. Alici: This popular seafood restaurant inspires simplicity and pleasure in every meal which is well-reflected on its menu. Decorated with a scrumptious and classic ambiance, Alici offers a sea facing view and high-quality meals to splurge upon. You will find over 250 labels of wines from different regions across the world, to order at Alici. 

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2. Bacchanal: Dine at this fine restaurant which is highly-acclaimed for its superior service and quality daily offerings. Some of the most classic dishes to relish at this restaurant are Josper grilled meat and smoked Scottish Salmon. The choice of serving Arabic dishes makes this restaurant a top choice among tourists visiting the Blue water island. 

3. Basanti & Co.: Stop by this authentic Indian kitchen, which offers a very romantic view of the Blue waters in the city. Taste the delightful flavors of Indian meals prepared to be served across a variety of courses. You can also order a tasteful wine at the cocktail bar which brings the choicest collections of beverages from the chefs at this restaurant.

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4. Brass Monkey: Are you in the mood to party and dine? Brass Monkey offers you the best way to swing with your gang where you can enjoy bowling games, VR car racing, arcade games, and of course, take a bite of some very delicious meals. This Asian food joint offers some of the best appetizers in town.

5. Havana Social Club: The Cuban inspired venue offers a rustic and vintage ambiance where you can relish fine cocktails and get the finest selection of local Cuban meals. The casual outlet feels warm and inviting with its Aqua toned theme. 

6. Merika café: Treat yourself to the tastes of authentic Hungarian meals which combine a variety of flavorsome appetizers as well as savory desserts. Do not miss out on the delightful sip of Italian coffee while you are here. 

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Best Places to Shop at Blue Water Island

1. Arabia To Go: Shop for a variety of fusion products, available from a collection of Arabian heritage to modern lifestyle items. Shop for a delectable variety of fragrances, everyday products such as soaps and fine arts and designs. Twisted with a fine selection of goods from Dubai and Arabian origins, you will find a lot of souvenirs to take back home. 

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2. Beyond the Beach Ocean: Crated as an authentic boutique shopping experience for the modern woman, this shopping outlet offers a very laid-back atmosphere for women who can shop for leading lifestyle brands such as Seafolly, Oakley and more. The high-end experience is one that you cannot miss while visiting this locale. 

3. Camel Company: One of the leading shopping outlets for Arabic themed objects, you will find plenty of gifts and souvenirs to shop at the Camel Company. Inspired by the handwork of local artisans, these items include novelty goods, stationery, T-shirts, mugs and more.

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4. Hamac Beach Boutique: Want to shop for the most trending beachwear items? This one stop shop brings you a variety of rich designs, crafted on durable fabrics and a huge array of colors so that you can shop for the most attractive beachwear products and bring them for your family as well. 

5. The Little Things: Shop for video gaming items, comics, figurines, hobby ideas and much more at this highly equipped store. You will find some of the most unique collector items at this shop, which is why it is a cult favorite among the kids.

6. Typo: Come here to shop for some of the most authentic gifting and stationery items, that come from Australia’s quickest growing lifestyle related brand. You will find a huge array of gifts to take back for friends and family at this shop.

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Point of Interest for Bluewaters Island
Exploring Ain Dubai

Exploring Ain Dubai

Rise up to the largest observation wheel in the town, Ain Dubai, which stands tall at 210 meters. The wheel has the capacity to carry up to 1400 passengers in 48 capsules, offering a complete rotation in 50 minutes, during which time, visitors can observe the marvellous spectacles dotting the city’s coastline. If you want to get aerial views of the prominent landmarks in Dubai, such as Burj Khalifa, then this is the place to be.

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Have a Luxurious experience at Caesars Palace Dubai

Have a Luxurious experience at Caesars Palace Dubai

Caesars Palace is a luxury hotel accommodation, replete with an on-site beach, swimming pools and various health centres. The hotel offers the most upscale living accommodation to tourists at the Blue Water Islands together with some of the finest dining outlets in-house at the hotel. The vibrant location of Caesars Palace makes it an inspiring tourist attraction.

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Relax at Cove Beach

Relax at Cove Beach

This lifestyle destination invites guests to enjoy a mix of entertainment and sensational parties. Right from the design of the beach to its many offerings, you can spend a comfortable time enjoying the plethora of services at the beach. Some of the notable amenities to enjoy at the venue are the Rose lounge, restaurant and pools. Pop open a bottle of your favorite drinks and relish the sweet flavors against a backdrop of fantastic music.

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Dine in at Hell's Kitchen

Dine in at Hell's Kitchen

Serving some of the best signature dishes from Gordon Ramsay’s original kitchen, this is the right place to splurge upon the flavors of beef Wellington, Sticky toffee pudding and beverages. Ignite your zests with the flavoursome servings of these brilliant dishes at this marvellous location.

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Shop your heart out

Shop your heart out

Find more than a hundred stores to fulfil your appetite for shopping your heart, with several homegrown brands and international names offering their goods at this stellar location. From gifting boutiques to souvenir shops, you will find many different ways to spend your money while you are here.

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Bluewaters Island FAQs

What is Blue island Dubai famous for?

The Blue water island in Dubai is a purpose-built tourist destination on a manmade island. This residential, retail and therapy complex is set to become Dubai’s hottest entertainment destination due to its multiple offerings and luxury precincts. Visitors can come here to spend a lavish holiday with friends and family.

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What is the location of Blue water island?

The Blue Water islands in Dubai are basically a group of artificial islands located approximately 500 meters away from the famous Jumeirah Beach, near Dubai Marina. This lifestyle destination will demand over 3 hours of your time to visit its many attractions, which are dispersed across the artificial island over several locations.

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How do you get to Bluewater Island from Dubai?

Bus: You can take line 106 or line 84 of a bus from Dubai to reach in around 2 hours. 

Subway: Take the MRed route from Mall of Emirates to reach DMCC and walk across the Wharf Link to reach in about 90 minutes. 

Taxi: Take a taxi from a central spot in Dubai to reach in less than 30 minutes. 

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Can we stay at Blue Water island?

Yes, you can stay at some of the most luxurious hotels which are located on Blue Water island in Dubai. Among the most popular spots for staying here is Caesars Palace, 3B Bluewaters, and FAM living.

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What are the best places to visit near Blue Water island Dubai?

1. Marina Beach: The Marina beach can be explored in less than 4 hours, where you can enjoy several water adventures and relax at the beach. The beach is lined with exotic trees, offering a seven-kilometre stretch of golden sand for walking and relaxing. 

2. Xline Dubai Marina: Located at the Dubai Marina, the 1-kilometre long zipline is among the steepest and fastest zipline adventure spots near Blue Water Islands. 

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3. Jumeirah Beach Residence: The 1.7-kilometre long waterfront community is located across the Dubai Marina, popular as one of the open beach spots. 

4. Dolphin Bay: Visit this popular lagoon which offers supervised opportunities where you can get close to dolphins and swim with them.

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