A haven for vacations the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai is one of the world’s most daring developments. This man-made archipelago was built in the shape of a palm tree with a 3-mile-long trunk and a fan of fronds lined with luxury villas and five-star hotels extending across the Arabian Gulf. This stunning architectural wonder is home to some of the top luxury resorts, world-class fine dining restaurants, entertainment hubs, and some exciting attractions. What’s most striking about the Palm Jumeirah is its sheer size, which is visible from space. There are a variety of places you can visit here and have an amazing vacation.
Top Places To See In Palm Jumeirah
Have A Splash At Atlantis, The Palm
Rose-hued and standing proud are some of Dubai’s most recognizable landmarks Atlantis. Located at the apex of the Palm Jumeirah the first resort to be built on the island and is themed on the myth of Atlantis but includes distinct Arabian elements. The 1,548 room nautically themed resort has two accommodation wings, consisting of the East and the West Tower, linked together by the Royal Bridge Suite. Atlantis, The Palm is also home to the Aquaventure water park and the Lost Chambers Aquarium, which is home to 65000 marine animals. While you’re at Atlantis you can swim with dolphins at Dolphin Bay and get up close and personal with the resident sea lions. A tour of The Lost Chambers Aquarium will let you have the opportunity to snorkel or dive through lagoons that are teeming with marine life.
Spend An Evening At The Al Ittihad Park
One of the most popular attractions in Palm Jumeirah AI Ittihad Park is a green oasis. The park was founded in the year 2012 and was opened as a special tribute to the nation during the United Arab Emirate’s 41st National Day celebrations. Spreading across 1.1 million sq. ft of land designed as a unique eco-friendly and sustainable focal point for the residents, the park features a 3.2 km jogging track and contains many of the varieties of plants and trees. These are trees are indigenous to the coastal areas, deserts, mountains, and wadis of the UAE making a jog through them a scenic experience. The park is also open for 24 hours and is a perfect place to spend a relaxing evening.
Free Fall Over The Palm Jumeirah
An ultimate activity for travellers looking for an adrenaline rush is free-falling over the Palm Jumeirah. Skydiving at the Palm Jumeirah has been one of the most popular attractions among tourists. Here you can free fall at 120 mph and letting you experience breathtaking views of the stunning Palm Jumeirah surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf. Skydive Dubai offers tandem skydives at the premium Palm Dropzone. There is a small briefing given to you by the instructor before the jump, and then they would be flown in a plane and the jump is done as it moves over the islands giving you a spectacular view. This is definitely a must-do activity on your trip to the Palm Jumeirah.
Relax At Nasimi Beach
A perfect place to enjoy the sun and lounge on a chair is Nasimi Beach. Popular among tourists, here you can choose to sunbathe at one of the many sunbeds or unwind at one of the cabanas while enjoying Asian and Mediterranean cuisine at the beachfront restaurant. Here you can relax and watch the sun slowly set across the Dubai skyline and the sky lit up with a thousand stars. A few things to consider at the beach is that it’s only accessible to adults, 21 years of age and above, and though shorts and shirts are allowed, you are not allowed to carry any swimwear or towels inside the restaurant.
Drinks At Sunset At The Penthouse
The Penthouse is a rooftop bar located on the 16th floor of the ultra-luxury Five Palm Jumeirah hotel and a place you should definitely visit. This adults-only hideaway delivers jaw-dropping views of the Dubai Marina skyline and world-class cuisine. The place appeals to every kind of visitor and offers its guests, a Spa, pool packages, and amenities like drink vouchers and penthouse pool sessions. Ladies are treated to free drinks here on a Tuesday evening, so make sure you pencil that in on your visit here.
A Friday Brunch To Kick-start The Weekend
Brunches are serious business and The Palm has a variety of classy places where you can kick-start your weekend with your friends. You can visit Nobu High Brunch and enjoy a four-hour feast of Nobu Matsuhisa’s signature mod-Japanese dishes paired with free-flowing cocktails and champagne. If you are travelling with your children, head to the Waldorf Astoria’s Secret Garden Brunch as they have a kids corner for your little ones to enjoy, and also children under 6 dine free here. Another popular brunch is the Friday Fork & Cork at Crescendo, which offers its guests an array of cuisines and has live cooking stations as well.
Have A Spa Day At the Talise Ottoman
One of Dubai’s most lavish spas’s the Talise Ottoman Spa offers its guest a host of pampering experiences. The spa has a coffee peeling treatment, where you are scrubbed with Turkish Coffee in the hammam which is a traditional bathhouse. Known for offering its clients with the World’s Most Luxurious Spa Experience,” which includes a full-day session that includes a 24-karat gold mask, a rose bath, and a diamond body ritual, a day here will help you say goodbye to all your stress. The Spa also offers an ultra-luxe package which includes an overnight stay for two and a caviar lunch with champagne.
Have A Vacation Of A Lifetime
The Palm Jumeirah is one of those places that you need to visit to understand its speciality. From being an architectural wonder to being home to some luxurious hotels and spas, Palm Jumeirah has it all. From unwinding at the beach clubs to relishing delicacies to splashing at the waterparks, the place does have it all. Been there before already let us know of your experience in the comments below.