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Palm Jumeirah is an artificial island located in Dubai’s coastal area. This is one of the most famous landmarks in the emirate. A grandiose architectural masterpiece, it is 11 kilometers long and five kilometers in diameter.

Why is Palm Jumeirah so special?

Origin and construction of the island

Construction on the island began in 2001 and was due to be completed in 2007. But in 2009, the construction was delayed due to some structural changes made to the project. The island mainly consists of artificial sandbanks. By the way, a lot of stones and sand were used in the construction, after all, it was necessary to erect a wall with a height of 6 meters with a total area of ​​31 square meters.

Palm Jumeirah Overview

Palm Jumeirah is part of the Palm Islands archipelago. It is the smallest of the three palm trees. It actually has the shape of a palm tree, consisting of a long trunk and 16 leaves. The trunk is over two kilometers long and is connected to the mainland by a bridge. The monorail and two fast autobahns make it easy to navigate the trunk.

Palm Jumeirah is primarily intended for private residences and tourist lodges. Thus, it is home to 2500 apartments on its eastern side and several hotels, shops, restaurants on its western side. Among others, around 1,350 private and luxury villas are built on the leaves of Palm Jumeirah. Therefore, it is a very important destination for Dubai tourism.

The leaves are surrounded by an 11 km long crescent and are composed of three curved islands. The crescent houses the palaces and the most luxurious hotels. The underwater tunnel serves as a link between the central island and the end of the palm tree.

At the far end of the shaft, there are a large number of berths, and a shopping center is being built in front of them.

Major attractions and activities in Palm Jumeirah

As mentioned above, Palm Jumeirah has several private residences, luxury hotels, and unique palaces. Among the large hotels is the Atlantis The Palm. Popular with tourists, Atlantis Hotel is home to one of the largest water parks in the world, Aquaventure Water Park and Aquaventure beach. Here you can swim with dolphins.

Guests can relax in Palm Island Dubai Park or go skydiving in Skydive Dubai. If you’re looking for a good way to get a glimpse of Palm Island, book a seaplane or helicopter flight. Alternatively, you can admire Palm Jumeirah by booking a boat ride from Dubai with Nemoboat.

Whether you want to relax in a quiet place or enjoy the fresh air with your family, the tranquil beaches or terraces of the island’s bars, restaurants and hotels are sure to delight you. At Aquaventure Water Park, guests can play on the playgrounds, including Splasher’s children’s play area.

Atlantis Resort features an open-air Nasimi Beach Club. Guests can stroll through the island’s various shops and malls. Symbolizing luxury, this artificial island guarantees an unforgettable stay in Dubai.