If you are someone who wears the badge of a shopaholic with pride, then there is no place better designed for you than Dubai. With the world’s best brands opening their outstanding outlets in the city, it has become a popular choice among shopaholics. In addition to providing an astounding array of brands, luxurious living like Madinat Jumeirah living, Dubai facilitates its residents, who are keen on shopping by building remarkable neighbourhoods around some of its most famous shopping malls. Here is a list of some of the best shopping malls in Dubai. So, if you are a shopaholic, consider getting a villa for sale in Dubai.
1. Ibn Battuta Mall
Known for being the world’s largest themed Mall, Ibn Batuta Mall pays tribute to the traveller Ibn Batuta, who is famous for his exotic travels. This phenomenal mall is situated in the proximity of Discovery Gardens and Jebel Ali Village, making the neighbourhood even more commercial. Ibn Battuta Shopping Mall is divided into six courts India, Andalusia, China, Egypt, Persia and Tunisia and each court is one of its kind. Besides its unique interior, this themed mall is also very popular for housing over 270 amazing shops and 50 splendid restaurants and huge parking lots.
2. City Centre Deira Mall
Being another branch of the famous City Centres owned by Majid Al Futtaim group, City Center Deira Mall is known for having a surprisingly calm atmosphere and has a loyal fan base that prefers choosing City Center over a number of glitzy shopping malls in Dubai. Another reason that makes City Centre Deira have an additional benefit is having its own metro station, as this consequently makes its neighbourhood an ideal for residents with busy lives. This mall also has successfully grabbed the attention of shoppers of the younger generation by housing entertaining places like Magic Planet and Bowling City.
3. The Dubai Mall
The Dubai Mall is, without a doubt, the biggest mall in the world, making it the shopping destination for shoppers of all kinds. This mall is so huge that it was the most visited building in the world in 2011. This is the destination for everyone from the local residents, expatriates to the people who are in Dubai just due to their flight delays. Among other things, like the huge parking lot and a chain of great restaurants, what makes Dubai Mall an exception is the number of leisure spots, for instance, Dubai Aquarium and underwater zoo in Dubai Mall are the major attraction that earned the certificate of excellence and most admirable retailer of the year. Similarly, VR Park Dubai, Reel Cinema and Rainforest café also add to the attraction of Dubai Mall. All of this consequently makes the neighbourhood of the Dubai Mall an excellent place for living, buying and renting.
4. Mall of Emirates
Our list could not possibly be completed without mentioning Mall of Emirates which is very near to Emaar Beachfront. This colossal shopping area is spread over the expanse of more than a couple of million square feet, making room for over 500 shops and outlets of some great brands like Jimmy Choo, Marks and Spencer and Burberry. Other than the high-end brands this mall also offers a number of shops with relatively reasonable prices and one of the excellent food spots of Dubai. The United Arab Emirates first ski project was also introduced in this mall, making the nearby residential places a lucrative investment opportunity for real estate.
5. Dubai Festival City Mall
What wins the Dubai Festival mall great admiration among the locals and international shoppers is its enchanting display of lights and dancing fountains that overlook some of the most remarkable restaurants in the mall. Located at the heart of Dubai Festival City, this mall mesmerizes the shoppers for being home to a number of notable brands like IKEA, Beverly Hills, GAP, ZARA, Mango and Toy R Us. Furthermore, this mall provides a great oceanfront view for food lovers and contains a range of popular food spots such as Cheesecake Factory that serve the most delectable delicacies. There are also two great hotels and apartment complexes for living and investing.
All in all these malls are like a gold mine for businesses and consequently pose a generous offer for all of those who own their villa for rent in Dubai.