Palm Islands of Dubai
THE PALM ISLANDS
The world’s three largest man-made islands, which are being built on
the coast of the emirate of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates.
The idea was first announced in May 2002 and the two manmade
freehold artificial palm tree-shaped resort islands are expected to
maintain Dubai's position as a premium tourist destination.
The Palm Islands has also been named 8th 'The Eighth Wonder of
The Palm Jumeirah
Primarily a retreat and residential area for
living, relaxation, and leisure.
Three types of villas
Construction began on this island in June 2001 and is expected
to be completed by late 2005, early 2006.
The Palm Jebel – Ali
The Palm Jebel Ali is more of an entertainment
destination for both adults and children.
50% larger than The Palm Jumeirah
a 'Sea Village‘
a water theme park
water homes built on stilts between the fronds
and the crescent.
Construction began on this island in October 2002 and is
expected to be completed by the end of 2007.
The Palm, Deira
It was announced on the 5th of October 2004
by the crown prince of Dubai, Sheikh
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, that a
third man-made Palm Island will be built on
reclaimed land off the coast of Dubai's Deirah
The Palm Deira will be the largest of the three
Covering 14km (8.4 miles) in length and
8.5km (5.1 miles) in width
The Palm, Deira
Consists of: The residential area will
residential property be located on the 41
marinas fronds and will contain
shopping malls 8,000 two-storey
villas/town houses in three
clubs Premier Villas
Vista Town Homes.