Palm Jumeirah

The Most Iconic Man-Made Island in Dubai

August, 2022

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By combining both city and beach life, Palm Jumeirah has become the no. 1 destination for many residents and foreigners. It is the most iconic man-made island in Dubai, developed by Nakheel Properties. It is located on the coast of the Arabian Sea between Dubai Marina and Burj Al Arab and is built in the shape of a palm tree, a common plant in the Middle East.

What makes Palm Jumeirah popular among people is that it’s a luxurious island that offers beautiful views of the beach and the Arabian Gulf. It is home to some of the most luxurious residence and hotels in the world, such as Atlantis The Palm Hotel. It is located close to many famous areas and places in Dubai, such as Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), Dubai Marina, Downtown Dubai, Dubai Studio City, Dubai International Airport, and Jebel Ali. Going to and from Palm Jumeirah is easy thanks to the various available transportation options like Jumeirah Palm Tram station, Dubai Internet City Metro Station, and Palm Jumeirah Monorail, which is considered the first monorail in the Middle East.

If we take a closer look at the places we can stay at Palm Jumeirah, we’ll find many towers and hotels with all the facilities people need, such as restaurants, cafes, gyms, and nearby schools, hospitals, and shopping malls.

Top Hotels and Towers to Stay At Palm Jumeirah

Atlantis The Palm Hotel

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It is one of the world’s most famous hotels and the first resort to be built on the island. It was developed by Kerzner International Resorts and opened its doors to the public in September 2008. The hotel has many rooms and suites that overlook the ocean and the palm view, which gives people the relaxation they need.

Atlantis The Palm is famous for the Aquaventure Waterpark, one of the biggest waterparks in the world that has more than 65,000 amazing marine animals, and Dolphin Bay, one of the most sophisticated dolphin habitats in the world. It is also home to Sea Lion Point where guests can discover the world of sea lions. All these attractions make this hotel an iconic destination beloved by many people from all over the world.

One & Only The Palm Hotel

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It is one of the most luxurious hotels in Dubai, inspired by Andalusian styles. It was developed by Kerzner International Resort and opened to the public in 2010. You will find many rooms and suites overlooking the beach or the pool where you can enjoy the panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai’s skyline. The hotel has many restaurants but it is most famous for its French cuisine restaurant called “Stay” with a menu curated by master chef Yannick Alleno. It also has the Guerlain Spa which features its pool and eight treatment suites.

Shoreline Apartments

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It is a residential project developed by Nakheel Properties and completed in 2007. It consists of 20 buildings, 10 of which face the Arabian Gulf and Burj Al Arab, and the other 10 face Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) and Ain Dubai; where you can enjoy some of the most amazing views. You can find 1, 2, and 3-bedroom apartments or 4-bedroom penthouses in the complex. Shoreline Apartments are also close to The Golden Mile Galleria Mall, Aquaventure Waterpark, Dolphin Bay, and The Lost Chambers Aquarium.

Marina Residences

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It is a residential project developed by Nakheel Properties and completed in 2009. It consists of 6 buildings with breathtaking views of the sea. If you want to buy or rent a property there, you will find a variety of apartments, including 1, 2, and 3-bedroom apartments, 4-bedroom penthouses, and 5-bedroom townhouses. Nakheel Mall and Atlantis The Palm Hotel are located next to Marina Residences.

Top Attractions in Palm Jumeirah

Nakheel Mall

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It is a luxurious shopping mall in the heart of Palm Jumeirah and one of the best retail hotspots in Dubai developed by Nakheel Properties. The most important attraction in Nakheel Mall is the Aura Skypool Lounge, one of the highest 360-degree pools in the world that offers beautiful views of Dubai’s skyline. The mall has many shops, restaurants, and entertainment options such as a 14-screen cinema.

The Pointe

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It is an iconic waterfront destination in Dubai, located at the tip of Palm Jumeirah. At The Pointe, you can find many shopping stores, restaurants and cafes with amazing views. You can also enjoy the Palm Fountain, one of the largest musical fountains in the world.

Al Ittihad Park

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This park is one of the most charming places in Palm Jumeirah, inaugurated on the 41st National Day celebrations in the UAE. It consists of around 60 varieties of plants and trees and around 600 palm trees where you can relax and enjoy the surrounding nature. It also has a jogging track that surrounds the park.

Other Nearby Top Attractions

Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR)

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Only 12 minutes away by car from Palm Jumeirah, you will find Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), one of the top beachfront neighborhoods in Dubai that is located on the south coast of Dubai. It overlooks the beach, and you can enjoy the panoramic views of Palm Jumeirah and the Arabian Gulf. JBR combines both the exciting city nightlife with the relaxing and unwinding vibe of the beach; making it a popular places for those who enjoy both. It is also a major touristic area as it includes some of the world’s top attractions, such as Burj Al Arab, a seven-star hotel, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, and Jumeirah Beach, one of the best public beaches in Dubai.

Dubai Marina

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Another nearby attraction is Dubai Marina which is only 14 minutes away by car from Palm Jumeirah. It is one of the top areas located in the western part of Dubai near interchange 5 on Sheikh Zayed road and the coast of Dubai. It is perfect for many people as it offers the benefits of beach and city life. There are many places to visit, including Dubai Marina Mall, Skydive Dubai, and Dubai Marina Walk, a long pedestrian path that goes around the Marina with many outlets and restaurants for entertainment. You can also enjoy the views of Dubai’s skyline, the Arabian Gulf, and Jumeirah Beach.

Palm Jumeirah is one of the top areas to live and visit as it has many luxurious hotels, communities, and landmarks. If you want to buy or rent a property in Palm Jumeirah, contact RE/MAX UAE by calling +971 4 589 7376 or contact us here .