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Enjoy a Picture Perfect Experience on Bluewaters – A Picture Perfect Experience If you’re looking for a family day out or a visit with a special someone, Bluewaters is one of Dubai’s must-see locations and is not to be missed. Find out more!

Enjoy a Picture-Perfect Experience on Bluewaters

Bluewaters is a lifestyle destination created to redefine luxury living in Dubai. Located just across the water from JBR (Jumeirah Beach Residence) and the Dubai Marina, Bluewaters features over 700 residential properties, a glorious 5-star hotel and with various shops, restaurants, and entertainment. There is something for everyone.

Driving to the island takes about 10 minutes from the mainland or take a walk from Dubai Marina by pedestrian bridge. There's no reason not to visit Bluewaters and the many attractions it has to offer. All who travel here are spoilt for choice.

Here are just some of the reasons you should visit this unique urban getaway.

1. Madame Tussauds Dubai

Dubai has become a hotspot for stars and celebrities in the last years. It’s no surprise that the first Madame Tussauds in the Gulf region opened its doors on Bluewaters in 2021. Don’t miss the ultimate interactive wax attraction, feel the fame and be a star as you get up close and interact with your favourite superstars.

You can see local and international superstars in seven themed zones: Leaders and Royals, Fashion, Film, Media, Bollywood, Sport and the A-List Music Party. Take photos and interact with the stars. A world of celebrity fun awaits!

2. London Project

London Project is devoted to incredible food and embracing global culture. Inspired by street eats from Camden and refined by the polished flair of Mayfair, dining at this restaurant with its Thamesian tapas and other cosmopolitan eats not only satisfies your palate. Enjoy a set menu of classic British fare including a cocktail or mocktail and a visit to Madame Tussauds with unlimited digital photos in an exciting combo offer.


This family-friendly indoor attraction brings together a mega-mash-up of food and fun for all ages, including the kid’s favourite Skyfall trampoline park, Munchkin Monster soft play area, Laser Rush laser tag and Mystic Golf glow-in-the-dark minigolf. The Hive food hall offers up endless eats.

4. DRVN Coffee

DRVN is a Dubai restaurant serving a selection of specialty coffee and international cuisine. But this isn't your typical restaurant as the café doubles up as a vintage car museum. The stylish two-story restaurant is decked with over £100 million worth of luxury motors.

And while Bluewaters isn’t short on luxury cars, this restaurant is home to three classic Porsche cars, including an original 1948 Porsche 356 Roadster which has never been viewed outside Porsche events. Every angle of this restaurant is Instagrammable, from the interior to the food and, of course, the cars. It is the one place every car lover must visit.

You can receive a 15% discount at DRVN Coffee by showing your ticket for the Madame Tussauds Exclusive Fame Experience.

5. Caesars Palace

In a city of luxuries, Caesars Palace is not to be missed. This is where you leave the ordinary behind and bring your lavish dreams to life. Nestled on Bluewaters, it boasts a private beach with spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf, the residences at Caesars combine the best of home and luxury hospitality. Whether you visit for the day, the weekend or longer, you’ll be spoilt for choice. From temperature-controlled swimming pools and world-class dining to luxurious spa experiences, Caesars Palace has it all.

6. The Coffee Club

The Coffee Club is one of the oldest restaurants in the world, having opened its doors in Brisbane, Australia, over 30 years ago. Today, it's located in nine countries and is world-famous for its all-day dining menu. That said, the Coffee Club on Bluewaters offers an experience you won’t find anywhere else. It’s an intimate bistro along the water’s edge that serves as a meeting place where coffee lovers can bond over good food and excellent service.

7. Dine at Clay

Clay Dubai is a Peruvian-Japanese culinary experience bringing fresh servings of Nikkei cuisine to the shores of Bluewaters. Every taste and texture tell a story of discovery, making for a magical dining experience that suits a wide variety of tastes. Dine at Clay to expand your palate as you take in views of Ain Dubai from its balcony. This is a journey of culture, flavour, and interior design you don't want to miss out on.

8. Oblong Contemporary Gallery

Fusing the best of Arabian and Italian contemporary art, the Oblong Gallery was created to promote artistic dialogue between two wildly different cultures. It exhibits some of the highest quality artworks and provides educational workshops to foster cross-cultural exchange.

The Oblong Contemporary isn't just a place for art lovers; it encourages a variety of artistic disciplines and features a diverse range of art that provides an immersive experience for all who visit.

9. Shopping options on Bluewaters

Dubai is a shopper's paradise, and Bluewaters is no exception. The island is home to hundreds of retail stores catering to the tastes of shopping aficionados of all tastes. Some luxury stores you’ll want to visit include:

  • Arabia To Go - a shop for fun contemporary gifts and souvenirs with an Arabian twist
  • Typo - the ultimate gifting and stationery destination for writers, book collectors and bibliophiles
  • Tarsam Image – a retailer of high-end tech products and gadgets
  • Graziella Braccialini – a historic Italian brand featuring high-end bags and jewellery

10. Ain Dubai – The world’s tallest observation wheel

Currently under renovation, Ain Dubai is the world’s largest and tallest observation wheel, 250m in the sky! This is an iconic photo backdrop, especially in the evening when the structure comes alive with light. 

Bluewaters—An Island Paradise

Bluewaters Island is an upmarket and exquisitely designed island. This lifestyle destination has everything to offer including Italian-inspired restaurants, funky hangout spots, leisure activities, and accommodation. While on the Island, add to the fun of the serene seafront by checking out the world-famous Madame Tussauds.