Bluewaters Island

Dubai’s most captivating offshore destination

Community Guide: Bluewaters Island

Bluewaters Island, also known as Blue Water Island Dubai, is an extraordinary man-made island located off the coast of JBR in Dubai. This impressive project, developed by Meraas, showcases the world’s largest observation wheel, Ain Dubai. Situated opposite The Beach, Bluewaters Island is poised to become a premier tourist destination in Dubai, offering a wide range of leisure facilities, beach activities, luxurious resorts, and exquisite restaurants. Additionally, the master plan includes 132 retail shops, the renowned Caesars Palace, and the vibrant Cove Beach.

The waterfront development was initiated in 2013, with the esteemed contractors Van Oord, Hyundai Contracting, and Starneth Engineering leading the way. Approved by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai, Bluewaters Island stands as one of the finest master-planned residential islands in the city, providing opulent waterfront properties.

At first glance, Blue Water Island Dubai embodies the essence of beachfront living, offering luxurious properties, resort-like amenities, and captivating tourist attractions. The project was unveiled to the public in 2018, with the handover of residential properties commencing in March 2017. The island boasts ten mid-rise residential buildings, each soaring 15 floors above the ground. On the ground floor of these buildings, you will find an array of retail stores and delectable dining options, complemented by a dedicated retail center. With its lavish amenities and exclusive properties, Bluewaters Island is undeniably one of the most prestigious and sought-after areas to reside in Dubai.


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Bluewaters Island stands as one of Dubai’s most recent and captivating beachfront developments. This remarkable destination boasts an array of retail, hospitality, and entertainment options, ensuring an unforgettable experience for all who visit.

The retail offerings on Bluewaters Island are truly exceptional, spanning across the boulevard and units housed within charming small-scale buildings. Here, visitors can indulge in a diverse range of cuisines, from high-end culinary delights to intimate bistros, all conveniently located along the waterfront outlets. Moreover, ample parking is available in the basement, ensuring a hassle-free experience for shoppers and visitors alike.

Beyond its vibrant retail scene, Bluewaters Island also serves as a residential haven, offering a variety of exquisite apartments, penthouses, and townhouses. These homes not only provide breathtaking views but also contribute to the island community’s undeniable charm.

Immerse yourself in the allure of Bluewaters Island, where every moment is filled with excitement, luxury, and a sense of belonging.

One of the standout attractions on the island is Caesars Palace, renowned for its exceptional hospitality, exquisite dining experiences, and top-notch entertainment options. This magnificent establishment consists of two luxurious hotels: Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai, Caesars Resort Bluewaters Dubai, and The Residences at Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai.

Caesars Palace boasts an impressive selection of 12 distinctive dining venues, including the delectable Asian restaurants Zhen Wei and Paru, as well as the world-renowned Hell’s Kitchen by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. For those seeking Greek and Mediterranean flavors, Cleos Table offers an enticing culinary journey. Additionally, guests can indulge in ultimate relaxation at the Qua Spa and enjoy captivating performances at The Rotunda. Undoubtedly, this new island destination has become the ultimate hotspot in the city.


Residential amenities: The state-of-the-art gymnasiums, swimming pools, beautifully landscaped gardens, basketball courts, and children’s play areas provide an exceptional living experience. Fitness clubs in the vicinity include SUP Fit, UFC Gym, Karma Yoga, and numerous others, ensuring a wide range of options to cater to your fitness needs. Moreover, residents can enjoy the serene Cove Beach and the vibrant JBR Beach, offering a perfect blend of relaxation and entertainment.


Bluewaters Island offers easy access for drivers via a dedicated link from Sheikh Zayed Road, connected by a new bridge. A tunnel leads to the island’s conference center and hotels, with parking spaces conveniently located off the tunnel. The island boasts 2,400 parking spaces and is strategically located, with a 7-minute drive to Dubai Marina, 20 minutes to Downtown Dubai, and 30 minutes to Al Maktoum and Dubai International Airport.

Parking Spaces

There are abundant underground parking spaces available for both visitors and residents. Additionally, residents are provided with their own designated parking areas. This iconic Meeras project in Dubai is set to impress. Upon completion, it will feature 10 residential buildings, 2 luxurious hotels, 2,400 parking spaces, and 164 retail, dining, and entertainment establishments. An intricate network of pedestrian bridges and main roads will ensure seamless connectivity between the island and the mainland.

Public Transportation

The island does not currently have any public transportation options. There is a bridge that leads directly from The Beach at JBR for pedestrians. A revolutionary driverless train system by Dutch tech firm 2getthere is set to transform transportation on the island. Comprising 25 vehicles with a 24-passenger capacity each, this Group Rapid Transit (GRT) system will link passengers seamlessly to the Nakheel Harbour and Tower Metro Station via a dedicated route, featuring multiple island stations.

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