Dubai is known for its malls, sophisticated villas, and luxury hotels. The capital city is also famous for skyline, recreational spots and commercial activity. Away from the mainland hustle and bustle, you find the Palm Jumeirah. This offshore destination is arguably the 8th wonder of the world.
It is one of the three islands off the coast of Jumeirah Beach. The other two, Jebel Ali and Deira, are also palm-shaped. The artificial archipelagos were built after reclaiming land from the sea. They are home to stunning residences, spectacular apartments, and 5-star restaurants.
The rich and famous throng to this place to buy prime mansions, sea facing villas with yacht parking, and swanky apartments. The Palm covers an area of 7 million square kilometres. It extends 6.5 kilometres into the Arabian Gulf to present a splendid aerial view. You also find attractive marinas, retail stores, cafes, and beaches here.
- The beachfront villas present first-rate views of the Dubai skyline. The 5 bedroom accommodations have a built-up area of 10,352 sq. ft. And 4, 300 sq. ft. of the plots are left for lawns, open spaces, play areas, and pools.
- The 6-bedroom Signature villas present breath-taking visions of Royal Atlantis Hotel. They have fully furnished kitchens and large halls overlooking the Sea. About 52% area of the 133,98 sq. ft. plots are built-up. You can also host visitors and guests in the multiple first-storey bedrooms.
- You can also order 6-bedroom properties with JBR, Blue Waters Island and Marina views. The 14,000 sq.ft. plots cost about 25.5 million AED. These exquisite homes have ideal spots to watch the impressive yachts.
The artificial island has a wide trunk and 16 fronds or palm leaves. The trunk hosts low-rise residential apartments with delightful designs. On the fronds, you can rent royal-looking villas with the best amenities. Celebrities and jet-setters throng to these islands for joyful vacations. There is a free car park at the base of the Palm Jumeirah. Residents can live, work, dine, rest, enjoy, and travel in unmatched elegance. The artificial archipelagos are indeed an engineering marvel of the 21st century.
The crescent-shaped archipelago tops off the strikingly alluring Island. You find 5-star hotels and fully furnished hotel residences here. These opulent hotels have spas, health and wellness centres, conference rooms, and restaurants. Enjoy multi-cuisine menus while soaking in the gentle sea breeze from the Arabian Sea. The high-end brands include the Waldorf, Viceroy, Kempinski, and Anantara. You can also enjoy a great nightlife and stunning views from the Fairmont, Residence Palm, Rixos, One and Only, and the Jumeirah Zabeel hotels.
The outer crescent archipelago has a mesmerizing, 11-kilometre walkway. Along with the Nakheel Mall, dancing fountains, and The Pointe, this is a brand new attraction. It has been specifically designed for pedestrians to enjoy long walks. The hotspot is an excellent place to socialize and taste fresh foods. You will love the souvenir vendors, food trucks and refreshment stands here. The future also promises retail promenades, glass-encased restaurants and cafes.
ATLANTIS, THE PALM
The expansive Atlantis is spread over a massive 46 hectares. The water park alone occupies 17 hectares and provides unbridled joy. The leisure and entertainment offered by this must-visit site in Dubai are second to none. The whole family can delight in innovative marine adventures. You can also enjoy resort-style, 5-star living in one of the brilliantly opulent hotels.
The long, 5.4 km., monorail is the first of its kind in the Middle East. It connects the Palm Jumeirah to the mainland's prime areas. The rail runs down the trunk and covers a 3-mile long route with ease. It connects the Al Sofouh Station to Atlantis and Aquaventure waterpark.