Stunning 360-degree observatory features an immersive experience that will take visitors on a journey to relish the true wonder of Dubai’s iconic Palm Jumeirah
Dubai, UAE: Nakheel, the world-leading master developer, announced that The View at The Palm, a stunning observation deck that showcases a 360-degree view of Palm Jumeirah, is set to open its doors to the public on 7 April 2021. Visitors can purchase their tickets and experience the Palm Jumeirah like never-before, as well as embark on an interactive journey towards the rich history of this splendid island through multiple immersive touchpoints.
News of The View’s opening follows Nakheel’s recent announcement that The Palm Tower is now 95 per cent complete, with all components set to open by October this year.
With direct access from Nakheel Mall, level two of The Palm Tower will mark the entry point for visitors which houses a Starbucks Café, The View Exhibition, interactive aquarium tunnels and a gift shop. The View Exhibition, a tribute to the impeccable growth-journey of Palm Jumeirah, will encompass a timeline on the way in which this world-famous island was conceptualized and developed.
Visitors can also experience an immersive theatre which takes them through the ground-breaking history of the island. Towering at 240 metres over the Palm Jumeirah, Level 52 holds the observatory deck with spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf, Dubai skyline and the island itself.
Omar Khoory, Chief Assets and Hospitality Officer, Nakheel said: “Twenty years ago, Nakheel embarked on a journey to bring the vision of Palm Jumeirah to life and today, we celebrate its growing success story by launching The View at The Palm. As well as a world attraction, The View will uncover the evolutionary journey behind building one of the most splendid man-made islands in the world. As Nakheel continues to add innovative destinations to its ever-growing retail portfolio, we hope that these experiences will inspire wonder to visitors of all ages and backgrounds. We are delighted to welcome residents to experience Palm Jumeirah in a completely new way and we are confident that it will be memorable.”
Issam Kazim, CEO of Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), said: “The View at The Palm marks another major milestone for Dubai’s tourism industry and adds to the city’s range of diverse offerings that residents and visitors can enjoy. The opening of the observation deck under stringent precautionary measures will further enhance the safe environment that Dubai has created in line with the directive of our visionary leadership to ensure that the health and safety of people remains the top priority. The significance of the solid relationships that we have built over the years with our stakeholders and partners like Nakheel is clearly evident in the construction of this new landmark on the world renowned Palm Jumeirah, providing visitors the opportunity to enjoy unforgettable experiences in one of the world’s safest cities.”
John Bricker, Principal and Creative Director, Gensler said: “The View at The Palm is an excellent example of multidisciplinary design that culminates in a truly unique and memorable experience. Gensler closely collaborated with Nakheel on creating an immersive journey where architecture, brand, user experience, and creative technology all come into play to create an unforgettable destination that educates and entertains. We are looking forward to launching the project with Nakheel and welcoming the public to the observation deck.”
The View at The Palm also offers an exclusive VIP lounge that spans 120 sq. metres and features an outdoor terrace with spectacular views of the island, sea and city. With its unique design, the lounge is customizable to match various themes and concepts and offers meal services, advanced audio-visual equipment and wireless connectivity. The VIP lounge is open for public bookings.
Level 51 will be home to world renowned restaurant SushiSamba, that is set to open in Q3 of 2021 and will offer a tri-cultural blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisines, served with riveting music, design and ambiance. This will be the first branch to open in Dubai and the fifth in the world and promises a menu of signature dishes infused in the finest ingredients and presented in exquisite ways.
Ticket prices vary upon the category of admission and begin at AED100 for adults and AED69 for juniors. Fast track tickets begin at AED175 for adult admission and AED120 for junior admission and VIP lounge packages begin at AED350 for adults and AED200 for juniors. Children under the age of 4 are admitted for free and all rates are subject to 5% VAT.
Operating hours are from 10am to 11pm from Sunday to Wednesday and 10am to 12am from Thursday to Saturday
In line with UAE’s precautionary measures and guidelines, The View at The Palm will be integrating strict Covid-19 regulations including 24-hour sanitisation, temperature checks and screenings at all entrances, as well as social distancing policies, to ensure the safety of all visitors.
Visitors can purchase their tickets online at www.theviewpalm.ae or call 800THEVIEW
Dubai-based Nakheel is a world-leading master developer whose innovative, landmark projects form an iconic portfolio of master communities and residential, retail, hospitality and leisure developments that are pivotal to realising Dubai’s vision. Nakheel’s waterfront projects, including the world-famous, award-winning Palm Jumeirah, have added more than 300 kilometres to Dubai’s original, 70km coastline, paving the way for the development of hundreds of seafront homes, resorts, hotels and attractions.
Nakheel’s master developments span 15,000 hectares, accommodate nearly 300,000 people and provide a growing range of destinations, attractions and facilities for Dubai’s citizens, residents and tourists. They include Palm Jumeirah, The World, Jumeirah Islands, Jumeirah Park, Jumeirah Village, Al Furjan, The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Jebel Ali Village, Dragon City, Nad Al Sheba Villas, Warsan Village, International City and the upcoming Deira Islands – a new destination for tourism, living and leisure at Dubai’s oldest, most traditional trading hub.
Nakheel Hospitality’s project portfolio comprises a diverse range of hotels and resorts, including five star, luxury establishments, family-friendly resorts and stylish, modern hotels. Premier Inn Ibn Battuta Mall, Avani Ibn Battuta, ibis Styles Dragon Mart, Premier Inn Dragon Mart and the Riu Dubai – the first project to be completed at Deira Islands and the first of two international joint ventures under which Nakheel is bringing new hospitality concepts to Dubai in line with the government’s tourism vision – are open. The St. Regis Dubai – The Palm, part of Nakheel’s Palm Tower landmark mixed-use project at the heart of Palm Jumeirah, and Nakheel’s second joint venture, the Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai, are scheduled to open in 2021. Nakheel Hospitality’s project collection also includes a range of community clubs and restaurants across Dubai.
Nakheel Residential Leasing’s portfolio currently comprises 17,000 villas and apartments at The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Jebel Ali Village, Al Furjan, Nad Al Sheba Villas, Palm Jumeirah, Badrah, Veneto and International City.
About Nakheel Malls:
Nakheel Malls owns and operates a diverse range of world-class retail experiences with a distinct portfolio of iconic lifestyle, shopping, dining and entertainment destinations across Dubai. Its strong heritage has been a driving force behind its well-established footprint, which spans 1.4 million square metres of gross leasable space. Nakheel Malls’ 14 developments and 5,000 retailers together shape the lifestyle of 90 million customers every year.
The Palm Jumeirah – Nakheel’s award-winning, world-famous landmark and a symbol of the UAE’s ambition and creativity – is home to The View at The Palm, Nakheel Mall, Golden Mile Galleria, The Pointe, the world’s largest fountain The Palm Fountain, Club Vista Mare, Palm West Beach and The Palm Monorail, a celebration of enhanced lifestyle experiences for residents and tourists alike. Its exclusive franchises include gourmet food hall concept Depachika.
Nakheel Malls’ expanding portfolio is a testament to its creative spirit that reflects people’s aspirations. It includes distinguished, large-scale shopping centres such as Ibn Battuta Mall, Dragon Mart (which launched its e-commerce platform in partnership with DP World in 2020), the Pavilion Community Centres located across six Nakheel residential communities and waterfront trading hub Souk Al Marfa, in partnership with DP World. Upcoming projects include Souk Warsan and Circle Mall.
Nakheel Malls is the retail arm of world-leading master developer Nakheel.