Hop on the bus from dozens of locations to visit Palm Jumeirah’s favourite destinations
Dubai, UAE: Nakheel has launched free shuttle bus services across Palm Jumeirah and neighboring areas to transport visitors to Nakheel Mall and The Pointe.
Residents and tourists can enjoy complimentary rides to some of Palm Jumeirah’s favourite attractions with multiple daily services from dozens of hotels and residences on the island and in Al Barsha, Al Sufouh and the Jumeirah Beach Residences area.
The shuttle services, launched in line with Nakheel’s commitment to encouraging the use of public transport to reduce car use and cut air pollution, run three times daily on weekdays from 10am until 8:30pm, with additional services from 7.30am until 10pm on weekends. Strict Covid-19 safety regulations apply, with a maximum capacity of 15 passengers and regular sanitisation in place.
Nakheel Mall is Palm Jumeirah’s premium shopping, dining and entertainment destination, and the entrance point for The View at The Palm, the 360-degree observation deck at the top of The Palm Tower. The Pointe, Nakheel’s iconic, pet-friendly waterfront dining and leisure venue, is home to the world’s largest fountain and scores of restaurants, cafes and other attractions.
The locations for the shuttle bus services are:
- Palm Jumeirah hotels:
- Sofitel Dubai
- The Retreat
- C Central Resort
- Waldorf Astoria
- Royal Central Hotel
- One and Only Royal Mirage Hotel
- Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
- W Hotel
- Kempinski Hotel & Residences
- Palm Jumeirah residences:
- Oceana Residences
- Shoreline Apartments
- Tiara Residences
- Palm Views East
- Barsha Heights route:
- Millennium Al Barsha
- Novotel Al Barsha
- Holiday Inn Al Barsha
- Media Rotana Hotel
- Grand Millennium
- Mercure Al Barsha
- Millennium Place Barsha Heights
- Two Seasons Hotel and Apartments
- Mina Seyahi – Al Sufouh area:
- Millennium Atria
- Al Habtoor City
- One & Only Mirage Hotel
- The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi
- Le Meridien Mina Seyahi
- Habtoor Grand Resort
- Le Royal Meridien
- Jumeirah Beach Residences area:
- Amwaj Rotana
- JA Ocean View
About The Pointe:
The Pointe is an iconic waterfront dining and entertainment destination managed by Nakheel Malls.
Located on the trunk of Palm Jumeirah, it is home to The Palm Fountain, the Guinness World Records™ title holder of the world’s largest fountain, which offers spectacular daily shows to visitors and residents from 6pm onward.
The Pointe comprises a publicly accessible pristine beach area for hours of fun under the sun and a 1.5-kilometre promenade for sporting activities and leisurely strolls. The pet-friendly destination spans 1.4 million square feet and offers round-the-clock entertainment, fine dining and lifestyle offerings. The Pointe is also home to Reel Cinemas featuring a dine-in experience by culinary star Guy Fieri, Cheeky Monkeys’ flagship kids’ play concept, a children’s playground, a Union COOP supermarket, gyms and fitness centres, beauty salons and unique gifting concepts.
Car parking facilities can accommodate up to 1,400 vehicles and The Pointe monorail station is set to inaugurate soon.
About Nakheel Mall:
Nakheel Mall opened in November 2019 in the heart of Dubai’s world-famous Palm Jumeirah, providing on-the-doorstep convenience for the island’s residents, a new destination for people living elsewhere in the UAE and a stunning new attraction for tourists.
The AED1.2 billion shopping and dining destination features 300 shops, restaurants, services and leisure attractions across five retail levels, as well as a three-level basement car park for 4,000 vehicles. The mall has its own Palm Monorail station, and pedestrian access from Al Ittihad Park and nearby residences.
With a focus on entertainment and leisure, the mall features a wealth of new and unique concepts as well as household favourites, including a 15-screen Vox Cinemas complex, Trampo Extreme, Fabyland, Waitrose supermarket, Depachika Food Hall, H&M, Fitness First and many more. Nakheel Mall is also the access point for The View at The Palm, a public observatory perched on the top of the neighbouring Palm Tower, 230 metres above the island. Nakheel Mall’s standard operational hours are Saturday – Friday from 10 am to 12am (hours vary per retailer)