Dubai is known as the city of dreams. It has some of the most iconic and interesting structures in the world. From the tallest of buildings to the highest infinity pool in the world. Whether you’re walking on the streets or admiring the beauty of Dubai from a distance you’re in for a treat as it has amazing views all around. And, thanks to its impressive list of high towers, you can easily enjoy stunning panoramic views of Dubai.
Get ready to be mesmerized with the most picturesque views. Here are the best panoramic viewing points in Dubai.
1. The View at the Palm
Ever imagined what the Palm Jumeriah looks like from a height? Now you can witness that! Located 240m high, the observation deck on level 52 at The Palm Tower gives you a never seen before 360-degree panorama view of the Palm Jumeriah with the sparkling waters of the Arabian Gulf and a view of Dubai’s skyline in the distance. You experience a view like no other! This year, The View has further elevated sky-high experiences with the opening of The Next Level. At 250m above ground, the barrier-free viewing space has achieved the title as Palm Jumeirah’s highest vantage point. Palm Jumeirah is truly a stunning proof of the modern-day architectural brilliance that Dubai is popularly known for. This epic man-made island resembling the shape of a palm tree is a sight of wonder to the eyes and when that mixes with the hues of the orange sky, the view is completely magical.
Location: Nakheel Mall, Palm Jumeirah Rd
Timings: Mon- Thurs 09:00 am – 10:00 pm Fri- Sun 09:00 am – 12:00 am
Ticket Price: AED 100 (adults) AED 69 (for children)
2. Zeta Seventy-Seven - Address Beach Resort
The stunning Address Beach Resort hotel draws attention due to its prominent positions overlooking JBR. The structure is made up of two towers which are joined at the top by a spectacular sky bridge. It is home to the world’s highest infinity pool which is located on the 77thfloor and is 293 m high. While the pool is open exclusively only for hotel guests, you can take in the incredible views of the Palm Jumeirah, JBR and beyond from Zeta Seventy-Seven, the restaurant that is perched by the pool. It offers a culinary treat with its Asian fusion menu and picturesque views. It welcomes its guests with a promise of taking of on an unforgettable culinary journey with magnificent panoramic views of Dubai.
Location: Address Beach Resort, JBR, Dubai
Timings: 12:00 pm - 08:30 pm
Cost for 2: AED 550(approx.)
3. Ain Dubai
Another picturesque 360 viewpoint in Dubai is the Ain Dubai. This attraction’s name translates to Dubai Eye — a fitting moniker. It is the world’s tallest observation wheel that stands at a spectacular height of 250 meters. A ride in one of its luxury capsules will reward you with spectacular 360 views of Palm Jumeriah, JBR, Burj Al Arab and Downtown Dubai. This mind-blowing observation wheel is part of the Bluewaters Island and sits off the coast of JBR. Ain Dubai is temporarily closed for the moment, but you can enjoy the views surrounding it and breath in the spectacular views of the sunset from nearby. The beach brings you glistening water, beachside entertainment, and plenty of cool restaurants overlooking the sky. Truly and amazing experience.
Location: Bluewaters Island, Dubai
4. At the top Burj Khalifa
The Burj Khalifa is the tallest skyscraper in Dubai no doubt it is the best place to watch catch magnificent views of Dubai. Book a ticket for At the Top and marvel at the stunning view from Burj Khalifa’s observatories on levels 124th and 125th. Depending on the package you choose you can even visit few more levels head on the 148th floor for an even higher view of Dubai. Take a 360-degree panoramic view of Dubai and get mesmerized at its beauty. Step onto the open-air terrace and observation decks to take in the unparalleled sights of the city though the telescopes given on the decks. The best time to visit is early mornings or evenings so that you can experience the beautiful sunrise and sunsets paired with Dubai’s skyline. You can even enjoy a light and yummy breakfast at the Café there. Don’t miss your chance to this once in a lifetime experience!
Location: Burj Khalifa, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd
Timings: 5:30 AM onwards
Ticket prices: Starting from AED 359 (Prices vary according to the package you choose)
5. The Dubai Frame
Another great viewing point in Dubai is the Dubai frame. Which has gotten Dubai another world record for being the world’s first frame shaped building to add to its ever-growing list. It was constructed to connect old and new Dubai, framing each of them so that you can view their skylines from a distance via a frame. You can stroll across the top of the Dubai Frame which is 48 m high for even better glorying views of the city. Breath in the spectacular 360 views of Old Dubai and New Dubai along with the beauty of this unique building. Take photos with some of Dubai’s coolest structures as a backdrop. Sip on coffee and munch on delicious snacks at the café there while you learn important details about some of Dubai’s major landmarks.
Location: Dubai Frame, Zabeel Park, Dubai,
Timings: 09:00 am – 09:00 pm
Ticket Price: AED 50 (adults) AED 20 (children)
6. Sky Views Observatory
The Address Sky View Hotel in Downtown Dubai has another spectacular viewpoint to it. It is a popular attraction for those who love to breath in spectacular 360 views of Dubai and have a kick for an adrenaline rush. It offers 3 out-of-this-world experiences - The Sky view observatory + Glass Slide and Edge Walk. The Sky Views Observatory is located 200 meters above ground and gives you a bird’s eye view of Dubai while being close to Dubai Mall it also gives stunning views of the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountains. It has a 25-meter-long glass floor that provides spectacular views of the city below. You’ll be mesmerized of the sight below! Along with it, enjoy a ride on the outdoor Glass Slide, that transports you in a translucent glass slide form level 53 to 52 while you marvel the mind-blowing views surrounding you.
Location: Address Sky View Hotel, Downtown Dubai
Timings: 10:00 am – 10: 00 pm
Ticket Price: AED 85 (adults) AED 70 (children) [includes observatory and glass slide]
7. Hot Air Balloon ride in the desert
A hot air balloon ride in Dubai is ideal for those looking for adventures that also provide one of the most spectacular and dramatic views of the city. Be prepared for an early start as you will drift off on the balloon ahead of dawn so that you can view the mesmerizing view of the Arabian sunrise over the desert plains at 4.500 feet enjoying views of gazelles and Arabian Oryx. It is one of the most beautiful sights in the world and a spectacular way to experience the Dubai desert and the city’s mesmerizing views. There are various companies that offer balloon rides with varying packages. So don’t forget to witness this one-of-a-kind experience in Dubai.