Dubai sets to build the world’s highest infinity pool on the roof and other news from the Emirates

Dubai sets to build the world’s highest infinity pool on the roof and other news from the Emirates

The Address Residences Jumeirah Resort and Spa, which will feature a spa center with the world’s highest infinity pool on the roof, is on track to open in Dubai.

The resort and spa complex will comprise of a duo of 303-foot-tall individual towers – residences and a 217-room hotel – interconnected by lower and upper bridges. Currently, the project is just over 75 per cent complete.

The spa will feature saunas, steamrooms, a Turkish bath, ice fountains, experience showers, a scrub room with a bespoke Vichy shower and heated benches and treatment rooms. Facilities will also include a rooftop infinity pool offering unrivalled views of Dubai’s skyline – claimed to be the world’s highest infinity pool.

Earlier, Dubai has already announced the construction of one of the world’s highest infinity pools – perched 210 meters above the ground at the 52nd floor of The Palm Tower on The Palm Jumeirah island. The construction of this complex is also nearing the completion. The Palm Tower has 930,000 liter pool.

Now, the Sands SkyPark Infinity Pool, which stands 191 meters above the ground at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, is the world’s most stunning rooftop pools.

Dubai Prime Minister seen riding a bike

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, was seen cycling along the Dubai Canal.

Several photos and videos have surfaced of the 71-year-old ruler of the emirate, wearing helmets, masks and cycling gloves, enjoying a bicycle ride along with his associates.

Earlier, the Dubai Sports Council announced new rules for cyclists in the emirate. According to one of them, drivers of two-wheelers will be forbidden to use headphones, including wireless ones, while driving.

In addition, cyclists will be obliged to use bright, constantly luminous cataphots instead of using flashing lights and light bulbs. Also on the agenda is the installation of speed signs on bike paths, first aid items should appear next to them.

It is planned that by 2023 the total length of bike paths in the emirate will grow to 647 km.

Flights between UAE and Kyrgyzstan are resumed

The United Arab Emirates is partially resuming air service with the Republic of Kyrgyzstan. Since August 7, the Emirati airline FlyDubai has resumed its weekly flights on the Dubai-Bishkek-Dubai route.

Dubai has reopened to international tourists on July 7 following the quarantine. All all passengers, arriving in the country are required to submit a negative Covid-19 PCR test result before flying, issued by any laboratory accredited by the authorities of the UAE or the country of departure. The test has to be done not more than 96 hours before departure.

The rules apply to all citizens and residents returning to the UAE, including international tourists and transit passengers. The test excludes children under the age of 12 and passengers who have a disability.

Any tourist showing symptoms of coronavirus infection in-flight will need to undergo follow-up tests, even if the person has a negative certificate. Every passenger entering Dubai must present a complete Health Declaration form and report on health status. A declaration form will be given to all passengers on board. Everyone who arrives in the country should undergo a body temperature measurement procedure and must download the Covid19 – DXB Smart App.

Tourists must have international health insurance covering coronavirus treatment and sign a commitment to cover all treatment and follow-up costs in case of coronavirus infection. Mandatory quarantine period for those infected with COVID-19 will be 14 days.