The Palm Jumeirah is amongst Dubai’s most iconic landmarks. Even if you don’t know much about Dubai city, you would have probably heard about it or, at the very least, seen this fantastic place in photos. It’s famously known as the eighth wonder of the world.
What is it?
The Palm is an archipelago of human-made islands. The biggest island is in the shape of a palm tree, with 16 fronds that are home to many luxury villas. It took only six years to build the Palm island. The construction started back in 2001, and the first person moved onto the island in 2007.
The Palm Jumeirah was meant to be once of a series of human-made islands in UAE. Palm Islands is a part of a more extensive set of developments, including Palm Deira and Palm Jabel Ali. When completed together will increase Dubai’s shoreline.
Where can you stay?
The Palm Jumeirah human-made island is home to some of Dubai’s most exotic, luxurious hotels, including the likes of the Sofitel, the Anantara, the Kempinski, and the Fairmont. The Palm Jumeirah’s flagship hotel is Atlantis, the Palm. The hotel was built on the theme of Atlantis, and it also has an aquarium and waterpark. The Aquarium has more than 65,000 marine animals.
You can also buy property in the Palm Jumeirah island too – you don’t have just to limit yourself for vacations here. The Palm Jumeirah is home to many luxury villas and mansions. There are many apartments too. According to reports, the Palm is the trendiest place to buy villas in Dubai. One reason why the rich likes to purchase villas in Palm is that every villa has its own private beach.
What is there to do?
You can do many things on the Palm Jumeirah, other than just visiting Atlantis’ waterpark. Many of the hotels in Palm Jumeirah are also home to gourmet restaurants such as Little Miss India at the Fairmont the Palm. The hotel Atlantis is also home to world-famous chef Gordon Ramsay’s gourmet restaurant Bread Street Kitchen.
If you’re someone who loves shopping, then you’re fortunate, because Palm’s newest shopping destination, Nakheel Mall, opened recently at the end of 2019. Nakheel Mall has more than 300 shops and restaurants, including the likes of American Eagle, Waitrose, and Bath & Body Works. The mall also has its own monorail station, so that you can beat the traffic and reach the Palm.
About Palm Jumeirah
The Palm Jumeirah was the brainchild of Mohammed Al Shaibani. He is the current chairman of Nakheel Mall, the developer of the Palm Jumeirah Island.
So, planning your next trip to Dubai? Make sure you visit the gorgeous human-made island Palm Jumeirah. Well, this place will surely not disappoint you, no matter you are a child or a grown-up adult. Also, you can consider Palm Jumeirah for buying a property or your next home. Well, who doesn’t want a home with a private beach?