SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN PALM JUMEIRAH
Golden Mile Galleria is the first shopping and dining destination in this iconic landmark, that caters as a mall in Palm Jumeirah. It has many retail stores, waterfront dining venues and hosts many events for the community. The Pointe by Nakheel is another shopping mall located across the Atlantis Hotel. It also has many restaurants, luxury retail brands and Reel Cinemas.
RESTAURANTS IN PALM JUMEIRAH
There is an abundance of restaurants in Palm Jumeirah. You can choose from a range of culinary varieties native to several different parts of the world. You can dine at the Simply Italian Restaurant and the Quattro Passi Ristorante for some classic Italian flavour, Frevo in Fairmont The Palm is best for Brazillian cuisine, Miyabi Sushi & Bento will satisfy your Japanese cravings and Arjee Bhajee offers flavorful Indian delicacies. Some other restaurants you can find are the Great British Restaurant, West 14th Steakhouse, Abyat and many more.
The Pointe is home to a wide range of casual and fine-dining restaurants overlooking the water. Popular casual dining restaurants in The Pointe include Bareburger, Per Te, La Brioche and more. Well-known fine dining restaurants are Kyo Restaurant offering Japanese cuisine, Ena which is known for its Greek dishes and Rue Royal Restaurant which is a French eatery
BEACHES IN PALM JUMEIRAH
You can’t really talk about Palm Jumeirah without mentioning the beaches. One of the main highlights of the residences in this man-made wonder is the exceptional beachfront living that it offers. Each of the villas along the Fronds of Palm Jumeirah has their own private beach.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The Palm Jumeirah island itself is one of the most notable landmarks of Dubai and the world at large. Within the community, the most notable landmark is the luxury hotel, Atlantis The Palm. Set at the apex of the Palm at the centre of the wide Crescent, Atlantis is more than just a hotel, it is the ultimate leisure destination. There are a number of leisure and entertainment facilities available here such as the Aquaventure Waterpark, Dolphin Bay, Sea Lion Point and the Lost Chambers Aquarium, all of which are perfect for water-sports enthusiasts.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Palm Jumeirah promotes outdoor activities in various ways. There are several parks in the area and the Boardwalk, which stretches along the outer Crescent in Palm Jumeirah is a favourite for hiking as it overlooks the Arabian Sea and provides a pleasant sea breeze. Some of the parks in Palm Jumeirah that you can find are Al Ittihad Park, Palm Jumeirah Park and Palm Island Dubai.
As for gyms in Palm Jumeirah, many of the residential developments have their own fitness facilities. There is also a Platinum Fitness First in the Golden Mile Galleria. There is a kids gym in Palm Jumeirah too, called the Little Gladiators Kids Gym. For those who fancy rowing a boat to get fit or just for fun can find Monty’s Rowing School & Club. For the yogis and its aspirants, there is the Yoga La Vie Dubai.
Some of the beauty salons and spas in Palm Jumeirah are the Vanilla by Jelena in the Shoreline Apartments building 10, Esthetic Sense in Golden Mile, The Loft Fifth Avenue, Toni & Guy among several others. There is also a bridal shop in Palm Jumeirah called the Bridal Makeover.
Just when you think you are done exploring the self-proclaimed 8th wonder of the world, Palm Jumeirah, the developers add a new destination to the wish-list. One such developments is the Nakheel Mall by leading real estate development company in Dubai. Opened in late 2019, the mall has a range of activities on offer from brand outlets and restaurants to cinemas.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
As much as it is a sight to behold and a wonder to experience, Palm Jumeirah is a luxury that not many can afford. Although it is a lucrative investment option, long-term residency in Palm Jumeirah cannot always be completely desirable as it is quite a distance from many major parts of the city. However, it is one of the most family-friendly locations in Dubai especially for those looking to move to a luxury apartment.
FAQS ABOUT PALM JUMEIRAH
WHAT IS PALM JUMEIRAH FAMOUS FOR?
Palm Jumeirah is a popular vacation spot and tourist site in Dubai most famous for its hotels, leisure activities and luxurious apartments.
CAN I GO TO PALM JUMEIRAH?
Palm Jumeirah is open to the public throughout the year. The entrance to the island is free.
CAN YOU WALK AROUND PALM JUMEIRAH?
Palm Jumeirah is huge. This giant archipelago is visible from the space. You can always take a stroll around but walking from hotels to the leisure spots isn’t advisable.
HOW CAN I SEE PALM JUMEIRAH?
The best way to see Palm Jumeirah is by taking a taxi to the Gateway Monorail Station and then the monorail to the top.
CAN I VISIT ATLANTIS WITHOUT STAYING THERE?
Tourists and travelers who do not wish to stay at the Atlantis resorts can still visit its amenities and the Aquaventure Water Parks and the Bahamas. All you will need is a day pass while the guests in the Bahamas must e staying at a partner hotel to buy a ticket.
WHAT CAN YOU DO AT ATLANTIS FOR FREE?
There is some free stuff to do at Atlantis like catching a movie at the theater and watching marine life at the lagoons.
IS THE AQUARIUM AT ATLANTIS FREE?
Marine Habitat at Atlantis is free after 6 pm.