Some of the best Dubai shopping is just minutes away from Fairmont The Palm. Spend the day browsing through the many nearby shopping centres, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Mall and Marina Mall, and return to your guest room for a little relaxation. Learn more about nearby shops and the Dubai malls.
Mall of the Emirates
The Mall of the Emirates is the ultimate leisure, entertainment and shopping destination. With over 450 shops and 70 dining venues, the mall boasts a range of entertainment options including Ski Dubai, the first indoor ski slope in the Middle East, an arcade and bowling center, 14 screen Cinestar Cinema complex and the Dubai Community Arts and Theatre with a 500 seat theatre and art gallery.
One of the largest retail developments in the world, Dubai Mall boasts staggering 1,000 retail shops, including Bloomingdale’s, Galleries Lafayette, Debenhams, Marks & Spencer and Paris Gallery. Dubai Mall is also home to a wide variety of leisure attractions, including the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, an ice rink, Reel Cinemas, Kidzania (a children’s entertainment venue) and Sega Republic, the indoor theme park.
You will be spoilt for choice with over 150 different food and beverage outlets. Many restaurants offer al-fresco seating, where you can enjoy watching the spectacular Dubai Fountain, the world’s largest fountain synchronized to music.
Ibn Battuta Mall
Considered one of the largest shopping malls in Dubai, Ibn Battuta was named after the fourteenth century explorer who spent 29 years travelling throughout the Middle East and Asia. The mall features a number of stores including Lacoste, MAC, Mothercare and other large department stores.
Dubai Marina Mall
Right in the heart of the Marina – it is a modern shopping and lifestyle destination for residents and visitors. With more than 130 outlets, this mall features a retail mix of high street fashion brands, inspirational boutique fashion, al fresco waterfront dining, a supermarket and a good entertainment offer.
Mirdiff City Centre
The mall contains about 430 shops with a Magic Planet Entertainment zone which contains a sky diving experience as well as an indoor 5-a-side football pitch. In addition, the mall contains 8 standard and 2 'gold-class' cinemas and a number of leading retailers such as Debenhams, Zara, Home Centre, Paris Gallery and a Virgin Megastore. Further a gym with pool, two food courts with about 60 different eating outlets, cafes and restaurants.
Located on Jumeirah Road, Mercato Mall resembles an authentic Italian town centre with its Renaissance-inspired architecture. This shopping center near Palm Jumeirah has over 90 shops, restaurants and cafes. This mall has a good mix of designer boutiques and a wide range of renowned local and international stores including Home Centre, Virgin Megastore, Diesel, Mango and a Grand Cinema Complex.