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Your comprehensive guide to the Pointe in Dubai

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Set at the tip of the world-famous Palm Jumeirah across Atlantis The Palm, the Pointe Dubai stands out as an iconic waterfront destination that is home to more than 80 spectacular restaurants, vibrant shopping outlets and entertainment activities. Not to forget, its star attraction, the Palm Fountain that displays the largest choreographed dancing show which can be easily viewed anywhere from the Pointe’s wide range of waterfront dining spots. Head down to experience fun and leisure taken to a whole new level as you dive into an array of exciting choices giving a one-of-a-kind experience for all visitors, where you can relax whilst enjoying the charming view of the beautiful landscape. Read on to know more about all that you can do at The Pointe Dubai before making a visit.

The Pointe Dubai

The Pointe Dubai

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The Pointe Dubai that opened in December 2018, gives a stunning view of the city’s extensive waterfront set across from Atlantis The Palm. It primarily comprises 4 main segments: Entertainment, Restaurants, Shops and the Palm Fountain.

The 1.4 million square feet arena takes pride in hosting a wide range of live concerts, weekend parties and happy hours. It is the ultimate stop for all amazing family-friendly activities in the city that includes cinemas, water sports facilities, kid’s play area and lots more. Apart from that, the Pointe Dubai is also known for having an unlimited chain of popular restaurants that is widely popular for its global cuisines from renowned casual dining restaurants to lounges and even fast food chains that assures to satisfy all your food cravings!

Don’t miss out on the shopping outlets where you can find pretty much everything that caters to men, women and kids. Choose from the most popular brands and make the most out of your experience at the Pointe Dubai - all for an exciting deal! The massive Dhs 800 million development also houses the Palm Fountain that opened on October 22, 2020, securing a Guinness World Record for being the largest fountain ever built till date! Make your way to this one-stop destination to witness Dubai’s bustling nightlife guaranteeing to deliver an unforgettable experience for all.

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Top 5 Things You Must Do at the Pointe Dubai

1. Gear up for non-stop Entertainment

The Pointe Dubai

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Spend a day out with your family and friends by heading down to the Pointe Dubai where you can immerse yourself in a range of fun-filled activities. It is the ideal entertainment destination suitable for visitors of all age groups. This covers:

Cheeky Monkeys: An award-winning kid’s play area that covers everything from slides and trampolines to climbers and other leisure toys appealing to kids of various ages. Children can play as long as they like in this 5-level play structure where they not only learn new activities but also get a chance to interact and make new friends as well!

Reel Cinemas: Take your ordinary movie theatre experience to a whole new level by going for the unique dine-in cinema concept at Reel cinemas. Here, you’ll get to have some delicious comfort food while watching the latest blockbusters on screen.

The Yellow Boats: Make your way down to the Yellow Boats to experience a first-class guided tour experience with an award-winning operator. Cruise around the amazing Palm Jumeirah to capture the best of Dubai. Customise your package to include other thrilling activities such as aqua cycling, kayaking, windsurfing and lots more that definitely worth trying out!

The Yellow Boats: 60 Minutes Marina Cruise
AED 131
The Yellow Boats: 75 Minutes Atlantis Boat Tour
AED 158
The Yellow Boats: 99 Minute Premium Marina Boat Tour
AED 224
90-Minute Speedboat Tour: Marina, Atlantis, Palm & Burj Al Arab
AED 160

2. Explore a world of flavour

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The Pointe Dubai offers a multitude of mouthwatering international cuisines making it the ultimate destination for all foodies out there. Explore all about the mind-blowing dining options before you head down to the venue!

Fast food: Take a break to grab a quick bite from one of the top fast-food chains and get back to your shopping. Whether it be having classic french fries from McDonald’s, getting a juicy burger from TGIF or indulging in a mouth-watering pizza from Pizza Hut - you can find almost everything here. Make your visit hassle-free by opting for the digital menu boards, takeaway facilities, online ordering and lots more to get your hands on some freshly made dishes with your loved ones.

Casual Dining: Step away from the hustle and bustle to enjoy an unwinding experience in Palm Jumeirah. Pamper and get spoilt with unlimited choices where you can sit back at any of the waterfront dining spots to indulge in an extensive range of casual dining cuisines. Be it having a tasty milkshake from Bareburger, treating yourself with some fine Lebanese sweets from Al Safadi or having freshly brewed coffee from Guylian Cafe - the Pointe Dubai has got something for everyone.

Lounges: Get floored by the unique flavours of Japanese, Mexican, Vietnamese, Singaporean, Korean, Indian and more as you make your way into the dining lounges at the Point Dubai. With intricate menus providing luxurious authentic meals, the Point truly distinguishes itself by becoming the melting pot of all cultures where you’ll get to discover about each country through the delicious meal prepared, creating a special experience for all. Chuan’s mouthwatering Chinese cuisines, Kyo’s delicious sushi rolls and Hook & Cook’s freshly made seafood delicacies are a few to be named.

3. Shop till you drop!

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Apart from the entertainment and dining experiences, the Pointe Dubai is also known for hosting a wide variety of shopping outlets in Palm Jumeirah. It covers an extensive collection of popular brands along with a series of products and services all situated under one roof. These include:

Services: From grooming and embroidery to pharmaceutical and more, the Pointe Dubai offers an array of popular services all at an affordable price. It also houses some of the top tier fashion and lifestyle products along with five-star beauty services from reliable brands giving visitors the most memorable experience possible.

Shopping: The Pointe Dubai is the right destination to arrive for all shopping enthusiasts out there. With a unique blend of traditional and modern styles catered to men, women and kids, the shopping outlets at the Pointe offers a plethora of options to choose from. Explore the latest outfits and accessories along with buying some of the finest Oud or Arabic wood perfumes which help you enhance your attire!

4. The Palm Fountain Show

The Pointe Dubai

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Spread across the Pointe at Palm Jumeirah Dubai is the Palm Fountain. The two giant floating platforms cover 14,000 square meters of sea water and it consists of 3,000 magical LEDs that light up the sky. Not to mention, its superpower shooter that reaches 105 meters high, making it officially the world’s largest fountain ever created.

The Palm Fountain inaugurated in October 2020, invites hundreds of visitors every month where you get to witness the fountain dance to hit numbers from all around the globe giving an unforgettable visual treat to the audience. Head down to see the only multi-coloured fountain show in Dubai that now runs daily from sunset to midnight.

5. Enjoy the Beach and the Sun

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The Pointe Dubai situated opposite Atlantis hotel offers a free entry to the Palm beach. It is the ideal location to arrive if you wish to take a break from the bustling city to relax and even have a swim with your friends or engage in other watersport activities such as aqua cycling, kayaking, windsurfing and lots more. Feel free to visit some of the outdoor cafes and restaurants to indulge in some delicious meals whilst enjoying the beautiful view of the waterfront. Alternatively, you can also spend an evening with your loved ones to watch the sunset as you enjoy a warm cup of coffee by sitting on the white sandy beach.

The Best of Pointe in One Day - Ideal Itinerary

While the Dubai Pointe does have a lot to offer, it can get overwhelming, leaving you wondering where to start. But don't worry, we have got you covered. To make things easier, we have planned an entire itineary for all first-time visitors keeping in mind the opening hours, events and distance between each attractions, so feel free to use it just the way it is!

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Head down to the Pointe Dubai during the day to enjoy an extensive luxurious spa at the Tips & Toes or the Super Trim Gents salon. Pamper yourself to get treated with one of the finest facilities where you can relax and unwind your mind giving the right level of energy that you need to kickstart the rest of your day.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Once you wrap with the spa session, make your way within the venue to reach a chain of unlimited restaurants where you can indulge in a wide range of multicultural cuisines based on your choice. Labrioche, Amira's Deli and Tucano are a few recommended restaurants, if you wish to enjoy a stunning view of the waterfront with your loved ones.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: After completing a splendid meal with your family, get ready to do some shopping at some of the most popular and reliable brands. Whether it be for your kids, spouse or for yourself - the Pointe Dubai offers an array of choices suitable for all age groups.

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM: Take a break from your shopping spree towards the evening to head down for a cruise experience with the Yellow Boats. Here you’ll get to discover the iconic landmarks whilst sailing through Palm Jumeirah. Kids can also make the most during this time by visiting the Cheeky Monkeys play area where they’ll get to enjoy various activities from trampolines to climbers and more. Senior citizens have the option to walk by the beach to witness the beautiful scenery and get some fresh air and. Alternatively they can spend some time at Reel cinemas to watch the latest movie screening at the Pointe as well.

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM: Complete your evening with your loved ones by watching the stunning Palm Fountain perform. Watch the sea water shoot up in the air about 105 meter high accompanied with incredible LED lights giving you a one-of-a-kind experience that you’ll never forget!

The Pointe Dubai - Practical Information

Pointe Dubai Timings

  • Open Daily
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Palm Fountain Timings

  • Weekdays ( Sunday to Thursday)
    • 6:00 PM to 10:30 PM
  • Weekends ( Friday to Saturday)
    • 6:00 PM to midnight

The dance performance starts separately every 30 minutes and the duration of each show is approximately 3 minutes.

Getting to The Pointe Dubai

  • By Car: The Pointe Dubai is located at the tip of Palm Jumeirah, directly opposite to Atlantis Dubai. Drive to Al Safa St/D71. Continue on Sheikh Zayed Rd/E11 to Al Safa St/D71. Take exit 50 from Sheikh Zayed Rd/E11. Get on Sheikh Zayed Rd/E11 from Palm Jumeirah Rd. The best way to reach the Pointe is by car as there are close to 1,600 parking spaces provided where you can gain a hassle-free experience.
  • By Bus: 8, 83 and 84. You can get down at Dubai Internet City. From here it will take 12 minutes via cab to reach the Pointe.
  • By Metro: Get down at Dubai Internet City metro station. From here it will take 15 minutes via cab to reach the Pointe.
  • Light Rail: T1. The closest stop will be the Palm Jumeirah tram station. From here it will take 10 minutes via cab to reach the Pointe.
  • Complimentary Shuttle Services: There are a few complimentary shuttle services provided to Barsha Heights, Al Barsha, Jumeirah Lake Towers and the Palm residences. Please visit the official website for more information.

The Pointe Dubai Location & Map

The Pointe Dubai is located at Palm Jumeirah, Al Mirziban, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. You can find the Google Map coordinates here and travel to the Pointe Dubai with ease.

Know Before You Visit The Pointe Dubai

Entry Fee To The Pointe Dubai

Entry to the Pointe Dubai is absolutely free to all visitors. However, you will have to pay a fee for availing the vale parking facilities.

Best Time to Visit The Pointe Dubai

While the Pointe Dubai is open throughout the week, it is ideally suggested to visit during the weekdays to avoid overcrowding at the venue. Don’t miss out on the Palm Fountain show which will be happening every day after 6 PM.

It is suggested to visit during winters if you wish to skip Dubai’s harsh weather conditions. The months from October to February see a pleasant climate, suitable for strolling around the Pointe Dubai for a longer time.

Facilities available at the Pointe Dubai

  • Free Wifi
  • Personal Shopping Experience
  • Entertainment
  • Watersport Activities
  • Dining Experience
  • Valet Parking
  • Delivery Service
  • Free Shuttle Busses
  • Restrooms & Changing Facilities

The Pointe Dubai Reviews

It offers a breath-taking view of Atlantis, There is a small beach with a view of Atlantis on the other side of the water body from where a mono rails connects it to other parts of the city. A long promenade runs along the shops & cafes allowing people to walk, stroll, jog, cycle or basically do whatever they want to. Beautiful architecture, fantastic eye-catching designs define this lovely hub.

- Sheila M, Tripadvisor 

This is in the tip of the Palm Jumeirah. It has excellent views of  
Atlantis where one can do a good photoshoot. There are good coffee shops including Starbucks if one wants to grab a cup of coffee and chill out. Certainly worth visiting especially in the evening time during sunset.

Abdul Rahman, Tripadvisor