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Accommodation Options on The Palm Jumeirah

palmAs relocation experts one of the the key skills of the Move One Relocation Consultant is advising assignees about all the different accommodation options in various areas in Dubai.  When expats arrive in Dubai one of the most popular areas assignees want to look at as an option is the well know Palm Jumeirah.

Palm Jumeirah is as its name suggest is a man-made island in the shape of a palm tree with 14 fronds (leaves), a crown and a crescent island which serves as a breakwater.  It was built by Nakheel a company owned by the Dubai government. Buildings have been constructed up and down the trunk on the Palm, the crown, around the fronds, and along the crescent.  The first residential units were handed over in 2006.  The total area of the Palm is 5×5 sq kms.

Its located just off the coast of Dubai in between Madinat Jumeirah and Jumeirah Beach Residences (JBR).  Access is by road.  It is not connected to the Dubai Metro System but there is a monorail that departs from the Gateway Towers at the entrance to the Palm up to the Atlantis Hotel.  At the moment this monorail is mainly used by tourists however there are plans to link it to the new Al Sufouh Tram network., so the best option at present is to have access to a car.  It is also worth noting that there are no school or major supermarket actually located on The Palm.

So what accommodation options are on offer on The Palm Jumeirah.

Apartment Living

The Golden Mile

Developed by IFA Hotels & Resorts this development is ideally situated on the western portion of the Palm Jumeirah’s trunk in close proximity to the business districts of Dubai Media City and Dubai Internet City. The residences are also just a five minute drive from the popular restaurants and beaches of Dubai Marina.

The Golden Mile, Palm Jumeirah development comprises 10 identical and interconnected 11-storey buildings on separate plots that include retail and office space. Residents enjoy spacious luxury apartments with panoramic views.  Apartments sizes range from 1, 2 & 3-bedroom apartments as well as 3 & 5 bedroom penthouses.

Amenities and facilities include spacious interiors featuring high-end fittings, walk-in closets and modern kitchens equipped with an integrated oven, hob and extractor hood. Ample parking and 24-hour security and maintenance services are available.  However, there is no swimming pool built for this community yet.

Shoreline Apartments

Located on the east side of the Trunk, Shoreline Apartments is a 20-building complex featuring a mix of 558 apartments in 1, 2 & 3 bedroom formats.  Amenities and facilities beach-front clubhouses with fitness centres, retail outlets, restaurants and cafés, swimming pools and direct access to beaches. The complex also offers card access to the parking areas and 24-hour security.

Tiara Residences

Located off the top right hand side of The Trunk, it enjoys sea views all round as well as breathtaking views of iconic structures such as the Burj Al Arab, Burj Khalifa and Sheikh Mohammed’s private island that lies just off-shore at the back of the Al Sufouh Road.

The residences comprise 7 luxury apartment towers, and 5 star leisure and beach facilities, including large heated infinity pool, large private beach, luxury gym facility that provides views over the beach and gulf, sauna’s and Jacuzzi pools, crèche facilities, licensed bar and beautiful restaurant setting. The restaurant offers luxury surrounds or you can just order and eat in your apartment.

As well as its own stretch of pristine beach, Tiara offers landscaped tropical gardens meandering and water features and pools.


Oceana is a beach-front resort development centrally located on The Trunk of Palm Jumeirah. Oceana is a residential and resort community offering private beach access and panoramic views of Dubai Marina.  It also has a beach and a lazy river pool in the grounds of the Southern building.  The Oceana offers very large sized apartments with High finishing with typical layout of 1,2 and 3 bedroom apartments with luxury penthouses spread over 7 buildings named after the seven seas of the world.

Mariana Residences

Marina Residences is located right at the tip of the Palm before the fronds.  It consists of a six-tower complex offering a mix of 2 & 3 bedroom apartments with balconies overlooking the sea or the pool.  Amenities and facilities include feature gardens, outdoor pool, an infinity pool, gym and children’s play area. Parking is restricted through card access. There is also 24-hour security and maintenance services for the towers.


Well known hotel groups which have hotels on The Palm are also offering residential units for long and short-time rental.  These include Fairmont The Palm Kempinski Hotel & Residences and the Taj Grandeur

Villa Living

The villas have been built on the fronds. There are 3 types which are Canal Cove villas, Garden Homes and Signature Villas.  Rental prices range from AED 300,000 to AED 1 million per annum depending on number of bedrooms, size, style and location of the villa

Canal Cove: 3 to 4 BR
Size – from 3,800 – 4,100 sqft
Canal Cove Town Homes flaunt stunning water views while Town Homes share residents-only swimming pools and private beach areas.

Garden Villas: 3 to 5 BR
Size – 5,000 sqft
Private pools, stunning water views, and a private beach.
Various style options

Signature Villas: 5 to 7 BR
Size – 7,000 sqft/ Size – 13,000 sq ft plot
Each of them has a large swimming pool and a private beach

Article Courtesy of 1 Step Properties

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