Dubai’s Dazzling New Openings

With the rapid evolvement and growth, Dubai continues to surprise with stellar attractions and world-class developments opening almost every month. The last quarter of 2018 saw a host of exciting new additions to the city’s must-visit list and looking ahead, there’s plenty more to come in 2019 and beyond.

Bluewaters Island
Dubai’s latest iconic island destination, Bluewaters Island is set to boast 200 retail and dining concepts in a modern district featuring unparalleled views of the Gulf. It is also home to Ain Dubai, the world’s largest observation wheel. Located off the waters around JBR, Bluewaters is split into different areas including residential, retail, leisure and entertainment, hotels and beach clubs, with Ain Dubai rising as the centrepiece.

Bluewaters Island
Sheikh Zayed Rd,
Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Phone. +971 4 556 6666
www.bluewatersdubai.ae/en

Ain Dubai
Sheikh Zayed Rd,
Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Phone. +971 4 317 3999
www.visitdubai.com/en/pois/ain-dubai

Al Seef
A calming oasis on the banks of Dubai Creek, Al Seef draws inspiration from the traditional architecture and souks of Old Dubai. The charming development features almost 500 shops, restaurants, with every cuisine you could wish for on offer. There are also cultural experiences such as art galleries and the Museum of Illusions. Those looking to extend their stay in the area can choose to check in to Al Seef by Jumeirah, the latest property by the brand.

Al Seef
Al Seef St
Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Phone. +971 800 637227
www.alseef.ae/en

Museum of Illusions
Al Seef St
Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Phone. +971 4 357 3999
https://museumofillusions.ae/

Al Seef by Jumeirah
Al Seef, Dubai Creek,
Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Phone. +800 5863 4724
www.jumeirah.com/en/hotels-resorts/dubai/al-seef-by-jumeirah

Hatta Developments
Celebrating the serenity and breath-taking landscape of the mountain enclave of Hatta, a range of new developments and attractions have recently opened that offer visitors a unique perspective of the national park.

A key draw for adventurers and nature lovers, the Hatta Wadi Hub helps visitors experience high-energy activities such as mountain biking, carting, archery, adventure rope climbing, hiking, kayaking, as well as human slingshot and ziplining activities. The adventure centre also features Hatta Drop-in, Asia’s first water jump park.

Hatta Wadi Hub
Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Phone. +971 4 317 3999
http://visithatta.com/en/

Love Lake, Al Qudra
The latest addition to the man-made cluster of lagoons in Al Qudra is the Love Lake, carved in the form of two hearts entwined together. The lakes provide an ideal location to experience Dubai’s beautiful desert sunset with a waterfront view and to spot local wildlife in their natural habitats.

Al Qudra
Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Phone. +971 800 900
www.visitdubai.com/en/pois/al-qudra-lakes

The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah
The Pointe is Dubai’s new waterfront destination, featuring a retail, dining and entertainment complex across the bay from Atlantis, The Palm. The 1.4 million square-foot destination hosts spectacular fountain shows, a vibrant promenade and more than 80 restaurants and retail outlets for dining and shopping.

The Pointe
Palm Jumeirah – Al Mirziban
Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Phone. +971 4 390 9999
http://thepointe.ae/en

Jameel Arts Centre
Located at Jaddaf Waterfront, Jameel Arts Centre is a significant new addition to Dubai’s contemporary arts scene. Created to be a hub for cultural events and educational initiatives, it features multiple gallery spaces that house curated commissions and solo and group exhibitions, (from both the region and further afield).

Jameel Arts Centre
Jaddaf Waterfront
Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Phone. +971 4 873 9800
https://jameelartscentre.org/