Palm Jumeirah Island

Heralded as the eighth wonder of the world by the Emiratis, the Palm Jumeirah Island is a magical and awe-inspiring attraction nestled on the beautiful coastline of Dubai. An iconic man-made marvel, this one-of-a-kind haven is designed in the form of a palm tree, and is part of Dubai’s megaproject, the Palm Islands.

palm islandsJumeirah’s Palm Island
artificial land

Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah Island

Often touted as one of the world’s most amazing man-made islands, this groundbreaking Emirati project is made up of a crown that has over a dozen of fronds, and a trunk. Furthermore, it is surrounded by a crescent-shaped island with a gorgeous 6.8-mile breakwater. As a tourist in Dubai, a stop to this charming and unique sanctuary is something you definitely cannot afford to miss during your trip.

atlantis the palm dubai helicopter view Atlantis, The Palm Resort aerial view

A splendid human creation

Developed and designed by the renowned HHCP architects, the Palm Jumeirah Island is truly a great feat of engineering, and a brilliant work of art. By far, no other major project in the entire metropolis is as ambitious and complex as this one. As a matter of fact, it is one of the few human creations on the face of the earth that can be seen from outer space.

Luxurious properties with tons of amenities

As a real-estate project, this tourist haven serves as a home to a cluster of properties, such as apartment complexes and luxurious villas. What’s more, it boasts several world-class resorts and upscale hotels, including Waldorf Astoria, The Residences, One & Only The Palm, Oceana, Royal Club, Rixos The Palm Dubai, Kempinski Hotel & Residences, and a whole lot more. For foodies and shoppers, this attraction features a dazzling collection of retail outlets and restaurants.

palm jumeirah aerial view helicopter ride above the Palm

Things to do

From sightseeing to jogging, there are a lot of things you can do in this paradisiacal place. Not to mention, this haven has a handful of attractions to offer to all its visitors and tourists. The Aquaventure Waterpark, for instance, is a popular family park teeming with waterslides and other heart-pumping rides. Another amazing tourist draw in this haven is the Dolphin Bay, a sophisticated dolphin habitat that allows you to swim with friendly and charming dolphins of UAE.

skydiving the palm islands dubai Sky Dive Dubai!

A visit to this attraction may not be the first thing that comes to mind when planning a trip to the city of Dubai. But now that you have read an essential piece of information about the Palm Jumeirah Island, you should make it a point to drop by this fine and breathtaking man-made wonder. After all, it is one of the world’s finest and most stunning artificial islands.

We're on YouTube!
Please subscribe to the Dubai OFW YouTube Channel for updates and tips!

Get FREE Dubai Updates by entering your email address:

Don't forget to check your email to activate your subscription!


Public Decency Law in Dubai

The Dubai Police recently arrested a man whose video went viral on social media. What was the crime? He was charged with “Committing Public...

2 Managers, DJ Arrested for Organizing Party with 100+ Guests

Be advised of safety guidelines and fines for violating COVID-19 rules. Authorities have been cracking down on violators of social distancing and quarantine rules...

UAE Approves Use of COVID-19 Vaccine Following Complication-Free Testing Among Patients with Chronic Conditions

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Monday (September 14) announced the emergency approval for use of the COVID-19 vaccine. The UAE's ongoing vaccine trials have...

RTA Dubai Announces Housing Project for 3,000 Bus Drivers

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced a project that aims to provide accommodation to 3,000 public bus drivers in the emirate. Also Read: 5 Important Reminders When...

12 Establishments Fined for Violating Safety Guidelines

Shops in Dubai have been fined for violating COVID-19 safety guidelines. The violators include gyms, commercial shops in malls, sewing shops, etc. Also Read: Young Man...