ABU DHABI // The Reem Mall development will feature the world’s largest indoor snow play park, its developers announced on Wednesday.
The 11,600 square metre attraction will include activities such as sledging and luge runs, and zorbing – rolling down a hill in a plastic orb.
“Reem Mall is one of the most ambitious and exciting retail and leisure projects ever undertaken in Abu Dhabi, and we are thrilled to announce the news of it becoming home to the world’s largest indoor snow-play park,” said Shane Eldstrom, chief operating officer for Reem Mall.
“From the outset, Reem Mall has been designed as the ultimate family destination, and this fantastic new attraction will make it the place to meet, shop and play. We look forward to sharing more exciting details in the coming months.”
Developed by Kuwait-based companies National Real Estate Company and United Projects for Aviation Services Company, the mall is expected to open in 2018 and cost Dh3.7 billion to build.
It will include about 450 stores, and 85 food and beverage outlets.
Located on Reem Island, the mall will be within the new master-developed residential and commercial zone, which, according to Abu Dhabi’s Urban Planning Council, will eventually be home to more than 210,000 people.