Dubai’s water attractions tap into revenge tourism trend

The Deep Dive Dubai pool has been verified by Guinness World Records because the world’s deepest swimming pool

Deep Dive Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Aside from the year-round solar and a mammoth well-serviced worldwide airport, Dubai retains drawing in hordes of abroad guests as a result of an unmatched aptitude for publicity bolstered by a “let’s have a go” method to new building.

Blatant one-upmanship and theatrical shows are a part of town’s DNA — and in an period of miserable worldwide information, who can blame holidaymakers for wanting some out-of-this-world escapism?

And there are two new record-breaking locations in Dubai providing simply that.

Those who love free-falling into mysterious watery terrains can now put their abilities to the check at Deep Dive Dubai — the one facility on this planet the place you’ll be able to dive to depths of 60 meters, which is 15 meters deeper than another area, to not point out 4 occasions larger.

Located in Dubai’s Nad Al Sheba neighborhood, the Deep Dive Dubai pool has been verified by Guinness World Records because the world’s deepest swimming pool and holds 14 million liters of water, the equal of six Olympic-sized swimming pools. To strive it out you’ll want to e book prematurely and it is solely open to these aged 10 years and above for the scuba.

Built to resemble an unlimited sunken metropolis, this eerie gap within the coronary heart of the desert is provided with 56 cameras to make sure customer security together with state-of-the-art lighting and sound programs.

“By design, Deep Dive Dubai offers something truly unique for everyone and our team is committed to ensuring a memorable experience,” commented facility Director Jarrod Jablonski on the launch final 12 months, himself a world record-holding cave diver.

Dubai expat Gautam Kulkarni from India lately took the plunge at this uncommon attraction and was suitably impressed.

“The dive itself was very good — it’s amazing to step into a pool with normal depth and then suddenly have an entire abyss open up under you,” he instructed CNBC.

He added that the one draw back was the dearth of marine life, however that it is nice for a one-time expertise.

Infinity pool

Move again out into the dazzling Dubai daylight and head 294 meters up into the sky and you discover one other Guinness World Record breaker — the out of doors infinity pool atop the lavish five-star Address Beach Resort in Jumeirah Beach Residence, the best on this planet.

Jutting out of the 77th-floor, the pool (which additionally opened final 12 months) is an Instagrammer’s fevered dream with unimaginable panoramic views of town’s hottest landmarks reminiscent of Bluewaters Island, Palm Jumeirah, and the sail-shaped Burj Al Arab — though swimmers liable to vertigo ought to steer nicely away from the sting with its breath-sucking drop.

The moist floor space on the rooftop provides the looks of a large lake within the sky, whereas the area can also be house to ZETA Seventy Seven, an elegant Asian restaurant with a seafood-inspired menu.

To guarantee company benefit from the serene vistas and VIP therapy, the ground is simply open to these over the age of 21.

The out of doors infinity pool atop the lavish five-star Address Beach Resort in Jumeirah Beach Residence.

Address Beach Resort, Dubai

“We’ve been coming to Dubai for years and it’s insane, the place never stops coming up with these mind-blowing sights — you think they can’t top something then they do,” Stuart Davids, a vacationer from the U.Ok. having fun with Address resort’s poolside cabanas instructed CNBC. 

He added: “We’ve been to some of the best hotels in Dubai but this one is extra special — the insane views, the gorgeous infinity pool, the service, everything.”

Address Beach Resort is a part of a twin tower challenge developed by Al Ain Holding alongside the Address Beach Residences and consists of 217 resort rooms and suites, 443 serviced flats, and 478 residential flats.

These swanky pads are at the moment being snapped up in Dubai’s equally booming actual property market by the inflow of rich particular person’s that soared to 54,000 in June 2021 from 52,000 in December 2020, reaching a development of three.8%, in accordance with analysis agency New World Wealth.

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