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Written by Tanmayee on May 16, 2020 Share on

Five places you must visit when at Palm Jumeriah

Dubai has been popular among tourists for its ultra-modern architecture for years now. The moment you step into Dubai, you can see its stunning skyscrapers. Not just that, Dubai is also known for engineering some of the finest man-made islands in the world. One of the most famous artificial archipelagoes in the world is the Palm Jumeriah.

When you visit Dubai, you must visit the palm tree-shaped island and indulge yourself in the luxury it offers. This stunning architectural wonder is home to some of the top luxury resorts, world-class fine dining restaurants, entertainment hubs, and some exciting attractions. You might be wondering as to which places you should visit during your time here, the guide here should help you with some of the top places to visit in Palm Jumeriah.

There are so many things to do and places to visit at Palm Jumeriah, that you won’t be disappointed. From unwinding at the beach clubs to relishing delicacies to splashing at the waterparks, the place does really have it all. 

1. Al Ittihad Park:

Popular attraction in Palm Jumeirah
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AI Ittihad Park is one of the most popular attractions in Palm Jumeirah. This beautiful green oasis was founded in the year 2012 and was opened during the United Arab Emirate’s 41st National Day celebrations as a special tribute to the nation. The park spreads across 1.1 million sq. ft of land and has been intended as an eco-friendly and sustainable centre for the locals and the visitors of Palm Jumeirah and the UAE. You can stroll around the 3.2 km jogging track and enjoy the sights of plants and trees that belong to the coastal areas, deserts, mountains, and wadis of the UAE. If you’re looking to learn more about the diverse plan life or merely enjoy the beautiful greenery around, then this would be the perfect place for you to visit. While you’re visiting the Palm, be sure to spend a relaxing evening here.

Location:

In the middle of Golden Mile buildings 2 and 3, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Timings:

Open 24 hours a day 

Entry fee:

None 

2. The Lost Chambers Aquarium

The Lost Chambers in Palm Jumeirah
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You might’ve heard about the famous lost city of Atlantis while reading books or watching documentaries on this ancient city. Atlantis is a fictional island that is now lost somewhere deep in the sea. What if I told you, you could get to visit the lost city? Discover the hidden riches and treasures, the mysteries of the lost city of Atlantis, that people have been searching for thousands of years at the Lost Chambers Aquarium. Inside the aquarium, you will find chambers and lagoons, all themed around the ancient mythical city of Atlantis.

The Lost Chambers Aquarium is home to over 65,000 marine animals which includes exotic marine life like seahorses, reef fish, sharks, rays, etc. There is so much that you can do at the Lost Chambers. If you’re looking to rejuvenate and relax in an aquatic environment, you must visit the Hatha Yoga class. If you’re looking for fun activities, you have a variety of options such as Fish tale tours, aqua-theatre shows, snorkeling, aquarium dives, etc arranged on different days. When you’re at the Lost Chambers, you must visit the Aquaventure water park next door for some really exciting water slides. 

Location:

Avenues in Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Timings:

Open from 10:00 A.M till 10:00 P.M daily. The yoga sessions take place every Friday from 08:00 A.M to 09:00 A.M

Entry Fees:

Approx 2500 per person

Also Read: Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

3. Nasimi Beach at Palm Jumeirah

Beach at Atlantis the Palm
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Nasimi beach has been popular among tourists since its opening. If you’re looking to just relax and enjoy nature or have a fun time at the beach club, the Nasimi beach is the perfect place for you. You can choose to take a sunbath in one of the many sunbeds, unwind at a cabana, or enjoy Asian and Mediterranean cuisine at the beachfront restaurant. The best part about this beach is that you can relax at the Lounger as the sun sets in and get a stunning view of Dubai’s skyline. This breathtaking view can not be seen anywhere else in Palm Jumeirah.

Location:

Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Timings:

Open from 11:00 A.M till sunset (Monday to Saturday)

Entry Fees:

None

Other details:

This beach would be best suited for couples as it is an adults-only beach. As you might know, Dubai has certain rules when it comes to dressing.  While you are allowed to wear shorts and shirts, you can not wear any swimwear or towels inside the restaurant and terrace.

Also Read: Beaches in Dubai

4. Freefalling over the Palm Jumeirah

Skydiving in Palm Jumeirah
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One of the most iconic pictures that you might’ve seen of Dubai, is the Palm Jumeirah skydiving. Skydiving at the Palm has been one of the most popular attractions among tourists. If you’re looking to do something adventurous that gives you the adrenaline rush, then you must definitely try out the skydiving when you’re in Dubai.

Imagine falling from great heights with a parachute on the back, it’s a scary yet exciting experience.  The instructor would give you a small briefing on the jump and then you will be flying in a plane from where you will jump out as it moves over the islands. You will jump out of the plane moving at a speed of about 120 mph and it will surely leave your adrenaline pumping. Not just that, you also get breathtaking views of the stunning Palm Jumeirah island, Dubai Marina, and the turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf.

Timings:

10 AM – 5 PM

Price:

USD 600 per person

Also Read: Best Evening Activities do in Dubai

5. Enjoy Sunset Sips at the Penthouse

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When you’re in Palm Jumeirah, you should definitely visit The Penthouse. The Penthouse is a rooftop bar located on the 16th floor of the ultra-luxury Five Palm Jumeirah hotel. It doesn’t really matter if you drink or not, this is a place that appeals to every visitor. From partying till dawn with amazing backdrops, or enjoying the breathtaking views of the Dubai skyline, or relishing the world-class cuisines, you can do all of this at the Penthouse. The Penthouse is also known to offer penthouse pool sessions, food and drink vouchers, and massage sessions. This adult-only rooftop bar is a must-visit when you’re at the Palm.

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Timings:

12 PM – 5 AM

Price:

AED 420 for two people (approx.) with alcohol

Plan a few days in Palm Jumeirah during your visit to Dubai. To book your Dubai holiday, head to Pickyourtrail, and check out the amazing travel packages to Dubai they have in store for you!

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