The Palm Jumeirah
is the smallest of the three Palm
Islands (Palm Jumeirah, Palm
Jebel Ali and Palm
Deira). It is located on the Jumeirah coastal
area of the emirate of Dubai, in the United Arab
Emirates (UAE). The unique man-made island is built
in the shape of a date palm tree and consists of
a trunk, a crown with 17 fronds, and a surrounding
crescent island that will form a water-breaker.
The Jumeirah Palm island is primarily
a retreat and residential area for living, relaxation,
and leisure. It will contain themed boutique hotels,
three types of villas (Signature Villas, Garden
Homes, and Canal Cove Town Homes), shoreline apartment
buildings, beaches, marinas, restaurants, cafes
and a variety
of retail outlets.
The Palm Jumeirah will contain over 25 of the top international hotel brands including Movenpick Resort Oceana Palm Jumeirah, Moevenpick Resort & Spa Palm
Jumeirah, Antara, Fairmont Palm Residence, Radisson SAS, Hilton, Metropolitan, Shangri La, One and Only Royal Mirage, Starwood, Marriott,
Oberoi, Kempinski, Chedi, Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, Anantara Resort, and Dusit.
Other developments will include Al Basri Building, Al Habool Building, Al Anbara Building, Emerald Palace, Oceana, and the Trump Plaza and Marina Residences. Construction began
on the Palm Jumeirah island in June 2001.
Lighthouse Hotel and Residence
Located on the crescent of the Palm Jumeirah, the
Lighthouse Hotel and Residence's architecture was
designed to capture the light of the rising sun
and beam it into the complex's interior. The Lighthouse
Hotel will contain 380 rooms and during the night,
the roof will be lit and an arc of light will be
projected across the Palm Jumeirah and the Arabian
Gulf. The Lighthouse Residence will contain 200
two, three, four bedroom apartments available on
99-year leasehold. The Lighthouse Hotel and Residence
is expected to be complete by December 2007 and
is being developed by Al Sharq Development.
The Palm Residence (Al Nabat and Al Haseer)
These two residential apartment buildings, located on the eastern shore of the trunk of Palm Jumeirah, contain their own private beach and clubhouse. Designed in the Arab Eclectic
style, fusing elements of the Arabian heritage with modern materials, each of its apartments will either have a sea or garden view. The Palm Residence is another IFA Hotels
and Resorts development project on the Palm Jumeirah.
Marina Residences (Marina Apartments)
Located on the northern edge of the Palm Jumeirah's trunk, the Marina Residences will comprise of six luxury residential freehold buildings with 858 apartments and 12 penthouses.
The development will also include 30 independent townhouses and be surrounded by picturesque landscaping and recreational areas.
The Palm, Jumeirah will contain two identical artificial islands of 140 thousand cubic meters (4.9 million cubic feet) in the shape of The Palm's logo (a wispy palm leaf) on
either side of its trunk. The islands will be personal islands for Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoom.
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Expected Completion Date
- In 2006
Real Estate Developer - Al
Nakheel Properties [Al Nakheel Projects]
Location - Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates