Ibn Batuta Mall and Jumeirah Islands

<em>Time Out</em> explores the best things to do in Ibn Batuta Mall and Jumeirah Islands station

Red line, Metro features
Red line, Metro features
Red line, Metro features
Red line, Metro features
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Free parking for 3,000 cars at the Nakheel Harbour & Tower Metro Stop

Ibn Battuta Metro Stop: Feeder buses to and from Jumeirah Islands (F41), Discovery Gardens (F43), Gardens (F44), Dubai Lagoons and Green Community (F46), Dubai Investments Park (F48), Jebel Ali Freezone (F50) and Dubai Industrial City (F53)

1 Ibn Battuta Mall – the shops: All on one level, Ibn Battuta is probably the one mall you can go to and not miss a shop. That can only be a good thing with Ginger & Lace, New Look, Betsey Johnson and Bauhaus all represented. With few libraries in the city, House Of Prose is a fantastic place for avid readers: you can buy a book there, read it, then return it for a 50 per cent refund.
www.ibnbattutamall.com; 04 362 1901
Three minutes walking distance from Ibn Batuta stop

2 Grand Megaplex and Imax: Ibn Battuta is home to the 21-screen Grand Megaplex, which also boasts Dubai’s only Imax screen. See blockbusters supersized on a 44ft-tall, 70ft-wide screen, complete with surround sound and sometimes even in 3D.
04 366 9898
Three minutes walking distance from Ibn Batuta stop

3 Sky Dubai: While at Ibn Battuta, why not book yourself a ride on a big yellow balloon? The world’s largest (of course) helium, tethered balloon takes off every 15 minutes to give you 360° views from 150m high.
www.skydubaiadventure.com
Three minutes walking distance from Ibn Batuta stop

4 Ibn Battuta Mall – the restaurants: There’s all the usual food-court fare at the Tunisia Court, but at the other end (the China Court) you will find some top restaurants. Finz is a particular gem, along with a branch of Dubai favourite, the Lime Tree Café, among other impressive eateries.
www.ibnbattutamall.com; 04 362 1901
Three minutes walking distance from Ibn Batuta stop

5 Jumeirah Islands Community Club: Nakheel Harbour & Tower stop Jumeirah Islands is a residential area, but it’s soon to have a fantastic club with sports courts, a swimming pool, health club and gym, as well as coffee shops, parks and child play areas. The club isn’t open yet, and you do have to be a member to enjoy the facilities, but befriend a resident and it’d be rude for them not to let you get a look in. Worth a try, eh?
www.jumeirahislands.com/en/living/mansions/
Nine minutes walking distance from Nakheel Harbour and Tower stop

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