Nothing seems charming than seeing things with your own eyes. An english proverb narrates this as “seeing is believing”. But do the places and cities have their eyes? Yes, of course, London is first to own its very own eye called “London Eye”. Dubai is the next to share the idea and making it a reality. The newly introduced phenomena are not going to stop here. Nobody can guess today that how many cities in the world are “eying” on to have their own “eye” in the days to come.
Let we try to see “eye in eye” into the depth of Ain Dubai. Ain is an Arabic word literally meaning an eye. It is a significant attraction of Bluewater Island Dubai. You are right here to ask that what is Bluewater Island itself. That’s what we would like to explain in detail here.
Launching of Bluewaters Island is an addition to big ticket infrastructure deals of emerging hub of mega projects. Here are some of the basic facts of the project.
- It is estimated at AED6B.
- It is the newest manmade mega structure covering an area of 300 metres off the coast of The Beach at JBR (Jumeirah Beach Residence).
- It is multi-purpose project containing over 719 luxury residential units.
- It is venue of the famous Ain Dubai, world’s largest and tallest observation eye wheel.
- Its a new Maras destination that was soft in November 2018.
- The project is now complete and opened.
- Its biggest attraction the Ain Dubai (Ferris Wheel) also commissioned recently.
The Bluewaters Island located across the water Dubai Marina. It has split areas specified for different purposes I.e Residential, Commercial, entertainment, hotels AND BEACH CLUBS. Ain Dubai is itself an identity of the Island. A record breaking, centerpiece of Dubai lifestyle. It host about 200 retail and dining attractions.
Another significant attraction is Caesar’s Palace Dubai, a super luxurious resort hosting a wide range of accommodation types and dining outlet.
No worry how to reach there. It is as easy as 123. You can easily approach from Jumeirah Beach Residence via pedestrian link bridge. It is just a 300 meters walking distance. The monorail system is also available to travel to Bluewaters Island. It connects with Dubai metro stations. The island is connected with mainland by a bridge from Sheikh Zayed Road.
Dubai is fron runner in breaking world records as such infrastructure projects are concerned. Next on the list is nothing else the Aim Dubai, Dubai eye, the eye wheel or the Ferris wheel what you think is convenient for you to name it. Its opening is confirmed on Thursday October 21, 2021. The world’s largest observation wheel, is going to become a massive tourist attraction. It is already on the Forbes must see list.
The Size Does Matter
Ain Dubai is more than 250 meters high. Just for fun and knowledge the Statue of Liberty rises 93 meters and the Eiffel Tower sits at 324m. The Burj Khalifa has splendid mighty height of 830 meters. More than 9,000 tons of steel was dumped to craft the shape of world’s largest observation wheel. It amounts about 25% more than the Eiffel Tower, its nearest rival to date.
We can dig more details just for a comparison. It has snatched the record from High Roller in Las Vegas, USA, measuring at 167 meters. The London Eye is out of competition only at at 135 meters. The weight of the Ain Dubai rim is equivalent to 16 Airbus A380s.
Ain Dubai Tickets
Ain Dubai has 48 capsules capable of hosting up to 1,900 visitors at a time. Ain Dubai tickets are now on sale. There are various packages to choose from. and, starting from Dhs130 per person, tickets for Ain Dubai are now on sale. There’s also a ‘Celebrate & Dine in the Sky’ package which includes a three-course mezze feast with waiting staff on hand, while the ‘Celebrate Ain Dubai Plus’ ticket covers a range of house, sparkling and bubbly beverage packages (access to cabin 21 plus only), as well as a private bartender to help keep the good times flowing. Now that is high living.
What type of Ain Dubai pods will I be able to ride in?
There are three types of pods opening to the public: observation cabins, social cabins and private cabins. The observation cabins make for top picks for families looking to take in the grandeur of Dubai’s skyline and score some supreme snaps. Meanwhile, the Ain Dubai social cabins are available with three-beverage ticket packages, and can even be upgraded to include your very own bar. Tickets from the social cabins also include access to Ain Dubai’s Seaview Lounge, which is back on terra firma and no doubt will be a top spot to take in the skyline. The Ain Dubai private cabins also have top billing, and are pitched at those celebrating a special occasion. Just about the only thing they lack is a bathroom (please, do not chance it).
What else could I do at Ain Dubai?
Well, you could say “I do”. Ain Dubai will be open for wedding bookings, and it goes without saying that proposals at the top of this mega observation wheel will be high on the agenda for anyone looking to take the knee next year. You can also have your birthday party at Ain Dubai – find out more here.
How long does each ride take?
Each Ain Dubai ride will take around approximately 38 minutes and you can check out Time Out’s first-ride review here.