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The View at The Palm Jumeirah Dubai | A Complete Guide To The Palm Tower

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Think Dubai and what immediately comes to mind are superlatives: tallest, largest, biggest, longest, fastest, and the like. Also, Dubai happens to be a business hub, party-destination, a shopper’s paradise, a tourist haven, and the place-to-be for connoisseurs. In short, it is everything a tourist would want, rolled into one.

What’s so great about Dubai is its rapid development in such a short period (just a few decades). From a sheer desert region to a bustling cosmopolitan city, Dubai’s transition was quick and remarkable. It keeps astonishing both its residents and tourists with attractions, tours, and experiences that no other city in the world can offer. This is also one of the reasons why tourists love flocking to the ‘City of Gold’. New projects are not at all a surprise in Dubai and the constant endeavor to remain one of the top tourist spots in the world is worth every bit of appreciation that the city receives.

The Palm Jumeirah is one of the key spots that everyone touring Dubai loves paying a visit to. Let’s discuss in detail, one of the most exciting attractions which is due to open soon at the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai.

The View at The Palm Jumeirah Dubai | The Palm Tower

The View at the Palm will be the world’s most premiem observation deck, towering 240 meters above Palm Jumeirah on the 52nd floor of the Palm Tower. It aspires to give visitors a world-class experience that educates and inspires, in addition to celebrating the mind-blowing achievements behind the creation of the Palm Jumeirah. It will be the only viewing point in Dubai that gives visitors a spectacular view of the Palm Jumeirah, the Arabian Gulf and the Dubai skyline; all at once. The View at the Palm is scheduled for an opening on 7 April, 2021


Your experience will start at the roof of Nakheel Mall. From there, you will head to an elevator equipped with a floor-to-ceiling digital sea, sand, and sky experience, which will take you to the on the three-minute ride to the observatory on the 52nd floor of Palm Tower. From here, you will be able to get 360-degree views of the surrouding area and the sea.

The Palm Tower Dubai

The Palm Tower is a massive 52-floor hotel and residential complex on the Palm Jumeirah, located next to Nakheel Mall, which will open on March 18, 2021. Residents and visitors of the tower enjoy direct access to the mall apart from the island’s exotic beach clubs, including Nakheel’s Club Vista Mare and Palm West Beach projects. The highlights are listed below:

  • Mixed-use building spanning 52 stories, the first of its kind in the Palm Jumeirah.
  • 432 luxury residences along with a 290-room five-star hotel featuring splendid choices in dining and leisure facilities including a restaurant, an infinity pool, and a viewing deck (a.k.a The View).
  • St. Regis Dubai - The Palm, a luxury hotel, will take up the first 18 floors of the building. The hotel is expected to open to the public on May 1, 2021.
  • The Palm Tower residences comprise fully-furnished apartments (studios to 3 BHKs) with unmatched views of Palm Jumeirah, the Dubai skyline, and the Arabian Gulf.

The View at The Palm Jumeirah Dubai Highlights

  • The Only Panoramic View: The View boasts the unique vantage point from where one can see the Palm Jumeirah in its entirety. Also, one will be able to see the complete Dubai skyline in a single view from the observation deck.
  • A High-Value Experience: The View offers an enriching experience that is sure to exceed the expectations of visitors while staying within strictly affordable price limits. As such, it hopes to become a great value-for-money experience.
  • Smart Edu-tainment: The Palm Jumeirah is in itself a marvelous architectural feat. When you visit The View, you’ll get to learn various stories on the technicalities of this engineering wonder that touch upon all senses.
  • Exclusive Events: The observation deck will function both as an attraction as well as a space for private events owing to its flexible space. One can host private birthday parties, conferences, corporate and community events, and even fashion shows based on requirements.
  • Extreme Thrills: One of the major attractions while visiting The View would be the Palm Jumeirah zip-line, touted to be the longest in Dubai when completed. Yes, it would literally amount to flying over the Palm Jumeirah offering the best views.

The View at The Palm Tower - Exhibits

Aside from the Observatory, The View will also expect to comprise a courtyard for visitors to roam about, a cafe offering delicious treats, fully immersive portals, and theatrical experiences, along with an array of interesting exhibits. Here are the available details on the five exhibits that we expect to see at The View:

1. Building The Reef

2. Wonder Of The Universe

  • Each column will have viewports stuffed into the sides of the column.
  • The columns will display vignettes detailing the underwater environment.
  • The viewports have been placed at different heights to facilitate viewing for people of all ages.
  • Projected onto a table surface will be a GIS map of Palm Jumeirah.
  • One can spin the table to zoom in or zoom out.
  • Zoom in for greater detailing and zoom out for greater overall context.
  • When you zoom in, factoids pop up on the table providing essential information.
The View at the Palm Jumeirah Dubai
The View at the Palm Jumeirah Dubai

3. Shaping The Palm Jumeirah

4. Solidifying The Foundation

  • A mini-satellite projects the signal onto the floor.
  • A passive projection on the floor will detail how the island got its final true shape.
  • Watch as the Palm Jumeirah takes shape while maintaining pitch-perfect accuracy.
  • The detailed process will be supplemented by audio narration.
  • The geological structure of the island has been reimagined as a column cutaway for better understanding.
  • A sand-compacting column is added in the space to demonstrate how it works, along with textual descriptions.
  • Hear and feel the working of the sand compactors - touch the sand layers and measure the density of its materials.
The View at the Palm Jumeirah Dubai
The View at the Palm Jumeirah Dubai

5. Protecting The Palm Jumeirah

6. Rainbowing

  • A large model detailing the breakwater process set behind glass.
  • Real water is used to exemplify the concept.
  • Visitors get to control waves as part of an interactive element.
  • The process is supplemented by signage on the back wall describing what takes place below.
  • Watch a column of free-flowing sand, invoking the feel of a rainbow boat in action.
  • Real sand is used to add a natural sound and textural element.
  • The rainbowing process is elucidated with the aid of vertical plaques.
  • An audio narration also supplements the process.
The View at the Palm Jumeirah Dubai
The View at the Palm Jumeirah Dubai

The View at the Palm is set to open in late November or early December of 2021. In the meantime, you can check out the iconic landmark of Dubai - The Burj Khalifa, in case you haven't already.

The Viewing Deck & Other Experiences

The Viewing Deck offers immense photo-ops along with unbeatable views of the Palm Jumeirah and the Dubai skyline. There is a movable glass partition that separates the indoors from the outdoors. Additionally, a VIP lounge which functions as a comfortable event/private space, with five-star hospitality, snacks and refreshments, speedy services, and a green room facility. Head to Nakheel Mall next door if you’re in the mood for retail therapy.

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The View at The Palm Tower - Timings

The exact opening hours of the The View at the Palm Tower Dubai will be disclosed closer to the date of opening.

The View at The Palm Tower - Location

  • The Palm Tower is directly connected to Nakheel Mall.
  • The tower is just a couple of minutes away from Palm Jumeirah beaches and marinas.
  • Located just 5-7 minutes from Sheikh Zayed Road, the Palm Tower is positioned 35 minutes away from Dubai International Airport and the Expo 2020 site.
  • It lies sufficiently close to Dubai's key business districts and leisure attractions.

The ideal way to get to The Palm Tower presently would be a self-driven vehicle or a taxi. There are no direct bus routes available to this area. While the Palm Monorail is not directly connected to the Dubai Metro, the Dubai Tram can help you connect to it via the Jumeirah Lakes Towers or Dubai Marina tram stations. The Palm Monorail is expected to have stations at Nakheel Mall as well as The Pointe when their construction is complete and they’re opened to the public.

Click here if you need more information about Public Transportation in Dubai. Also, if you’re looking for transfers from the Dubai Airport, this link should prove to be helpful.

About Nakheel Mall

The upcoming centerpiece of the world-famous Palm Jumeirah, Nakheel Mall has been inspired by the concept of luxury and looks set to become Dubai’s most elite lifestyle dining, shopping, and entertainment destination. The following are the mall’s highlights:

  • 4.5 million sq. ft. retail, dining, and entertainment destination in the heart of Palm Jumeirah.
  • Five levels of retail space with 350 shops, eateries, and leisure attractions.
  • Roof plaza with a fine-dining option offering dazzling views of Palm Jumeirah, Arabian Gulf, and the Dubai skyline.
  • Three underground parking levels, with nearly 4,000 parking spaces.
  • Situated next to The Palm Tower and accessible via The Palm Monorail and reasonably close to the Dubai Tram and Dubai Metro.
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Other Upcoming Projects at Palm Jumeirah

The Pointe

Another soon-to-be stellar retail and entertainment hotspot at the tip of the Palm Jumeirah, The Pointe will position itself just across the bay from Atlantis The Palm. The highlights of The Pointe are given below:

  • 1.4 million sq. ft. waterfront retail, dining, and entertainment complex at a superb location.
  • The waterfront venue will showcase spectacular fountain shows, a charming promenade and a large variety of options when it comes to shopping, dining, and socializing.
  • A 1.5 km promenade featuring over 100 restaurants and retail outlets for an excellent seafront dining and shopping experience.
  • A 1,600 space car-park to support the influx of visitors.
  • The Pointe will be accessible via The Palm Monorail which is connected via Dubai Tram and Dubai Metro stations.
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