The palm islands are a group of artificial islands on the east coast of Dubai. Dubai is a favorite destination of wealthy tourists, and the idea of developing an artificial island came into action to attract more people and develop coastal real estate.

Initially, the palm island consisted of three parts the palm Jumeirah, the palm jebel Ali, and the palm Deira. But only the construction works of palm Jumeirah are completed and are occupied. The other two parts are on hold without any further development. Palm Jumeirah is considered to be the smallest part of the island.

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Palm Jumeirah

This is part of palm Island that more than 10,000 occupants currently occupy. This island is in the shape of a palm tree. The trunk is a single-long track of 2 km. There are 17 fronds, surrounded by a crescent-shaped semi-circle that acts as a breakwater structure. This is one of the largest artificial islands in the world.

There are luxury villas, hotels, and resorts built on this island. These are located on the front part and the crescent. The palm trunk has a mixture of hotels, apartments, and retail stores. The largest hotel that is built on palm Jumeirah is the Atlantis.

Here are some of the hotels and resorts located in palm Jumeirah.

  • Anantara, the palm Dubai resort
  • Atlantis
  • The Fairmont palm hotel and resort
  • Jumeirah zabeel saray
  • Taj exotica resort and spa
  • The palm resort and spa
  • Sofitel Dubai
  • The residences, Palm Jumeirah
  • The 8
  • Dukes Dubai

The following are the retail and dining venues at Palm Jumeirah.

  • Golden mile galleria
  • Club vista mare
  • The boardwalk
  • Nakheel mall

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The Palm Jebel Ali

The palm Jabel Ali is also in a similar shape to the palm Jumeirah in the palm islands. But it is almost 50% bigger than Jumeirah. The satellite images show a similar design as of palm Jumeirah with a single palm tree with fronds and a crescent. Since this island remains undeveloped, few details are revealed.

This island is designed to host around 250,000 people on it. There were many theme parks and attractions planned on the island. But due to the global financial crisis in 2008, the developers could not continue on this project. But it is said that they may resume work anytime in the future.

Deira Island / Palm Deira

This island is also on hold, and this was supposed to be the largest of all three artificial islands. It is eight times larger than the palm Jumeirah. Although the work has been stopped, part of it was designed to hold the world’s largest night souk, which means like a marketplace. It would have been a place where people could shop for almost everything and things beyond their imagination.

Sources say this project has been restarted. Yet an official opening date is unknown. The world will be happy to witness the largest artificial island with the world’s largest marketplace.

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Conclusion

You might have come across the word, the palm islands in Dubai, yet you are unaware of what it is. We have given you the idea simple and best. Palm Jumeirah already has got many hotels and attractions on it. We hope the other two will give us the best once completed. Explore and enjoy Dubai with all its marvels.

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