Jumeirah is the premier coastal district in Dubai, consisting of three vibrant neighborhoods – Jumeirah 1, Jumeirah 2, and Jumeirah 3. This primarily residential destination offers a laid-back beach lifestyle with its calm and relaxing waterfront setting, and stunning collection of luxurious residences.
In the past, Jumeirah was home to Emirati traders, fishermen, and pearl divers. Over the years, it has transformed into an upscale urban community. Ideally located in the heart of the city, it is mere minutes away from Dubai’s central business districts such as the bustling Downtown Dubai, iconic landmarks such as the stunning Burj Khalifa, and other captivating attractions such as The Palm Jumeirah.
Residents of Jumeirah enjoy unparalleled modern city living. They can experience fun activities such as leisurely strolls along the white sandy beach or a family outing in the park. They are also spoilt for choice with countless retail and dining options, as well as several bars and cafes, perfect for a night out with friends or a long weekend. Though ultra-luxurious communities such as Palm Jumeirah and Emirates Hills surround Jumeirah, it still reigns as a preferred residential area due to its tranquil yet effervescent ambiance.
Distinguished as Dubai’s only seven-star hotel, the Burj Al Arab provides the finest hospitality experience possible. It features its own helipad and a distinctive sail-shaped silhouette and designed by Atkins in collaboration with Tom Wright, a co-founder of WKK Architects. The renowned Jumeirah Group manages this iconic globally renowned hotel.
Wild Wadi Waterpark in Jumeirah is an outdoor water park located next to Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Burj Al Arab. It features a variety of 30 adrenaline-pumping rides and attractions, all supervised by over 400 highly trained lifeguards. It also hosts five child-friendly restaurants and a series of charming souvenir shops.
Boasting a pristine beach with stunning picturesque views, Jumeirah Open Beach offers residents and visitors a perfect spot for swimming and soaking up the sun. Beach lovers can take advantage of the food kiosks and picnic facilities, as well as the nearby jogging track.
One of Dubai’s most preferred community beaches, particularly for swimmers, kite surfers, and paddle boarders, is Kite Beach. Located adjacent to Jumeirah Open Beach, it presents a plethora of exciting water adventures available for everyone. A regular participant in the annual Dubai Food Festival, the beach hosts a massive open-air food court known as the Beach Canteen.
Spanning over 13,000 square metres, City Walk offers a European style retail and dining destination. Take a stroll through the pedestrianized streets lined with designer stores and restaurants all whilst enjoying incredible views of the Burj Khalifa. Play areas for children and plenty of al fresco seating merely make this a fantastic venue to visit and spend time in at the heart of Dubai.
Shop, dine and unwind at the fantastic new Box Park. Developed by Meeras, Box Park has a range of trendy boutiques, niche cafes and funky art housed in over 200 shipping containers that bring a new hip and urban style to Dubai’s streets.
Sunset Mall is a mid-sized shopping center situated in the heart of Jumeirah. Spread over two floors and showcasing an impressive glass exterior, it affords visitors with breathtaking views of Jumeirah Beach Road while shopping around its high-end retail stores or enjoying a delicious meal in one of its gourmet restaurants.
A unique shopping destination famed for its varied assortment of retail and dining venues is Galleria Mall. Conveniently located along Al Wasl Road, it is every shopper’s paradise due to its great selection of posh boutiques and heavenly gastronomies. It also hosts a rooftop cinema where visitors can enjoy free movie screenings during weekends in the cooler months.