The origin of the name Jumeirah means beauty, and this neighbourhood truly lives up to the name.
Divided into three phrases - Jumeirah 1, Jumeirah 2, and Jumeirah 3 - the area mainly comprises low rise private villas. These luxury homes range from large detached properties to townhouses, fitted with all necessary facilities. The design and architecture differs from house to house, gaining Jumeirah the reputation as one of the most visually captivating neighbourhoods in Dubai.
Populated by U.A.E. nationals and expats alike, Jumeirah has been a largely exclusive settlement for decades and has continued expanding and elevating the Jumeirah brand. One of the most desirable features is the direct proximity to the beach, with many of the homes giving a view of the sparkling sea.
There are also a large number of world-class hotels in Jumeirah, including the iconic Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Movenpick Hotel, and Sheraton Resort.
Facilities and Amenities
Jumeirah strives to provide all the basic amenities for residents, including private landscaped gardens, gymnasiums, pools, and play areas for children. The walkable distance to the beach makes Jumeirah properties some of the most sought after in the city.
Exquisitely designed mosques line the roads such as the renowned Jumeirah Mosque, providing a sense of community for Muslims, particularly on Fridays.
Mercato Shopping Mall, Mazaya Center, and Palm Strip Shopping Mall are a few of the high-end shopping outlets along Jumeirah, while the famous Dubai Mall is located just a few kilometers away.
At the junction of Safa Road and Al Wasl Road lies City Walk, an outdoor shopping and entertainment destination, comprising of a mix of high-end retail spaces and dining outlets.
Brand new retail hub Box Park is the newest addition to the Jumeirah shopping destinations, drawing praise for its innovative design and infrastructure.
There are an abundance of world-class schools in the Jumeirah area, including Jumeirah International School, GEMS Wellington Primary School, I-Kidz Nursery, and Tiny Home Montessori Nursery.
Al Zahra Private Medical Centre, the Iranian Hospital, the Manchester Clinic, and Dubai London Clinic are some of the top medical institutions located in and around Jumeirah.
Projects and Developments in Jumeirah
The Village Mall: Inspired by the Mediterranean culture and design, this mall has exclusive boutiques in a comfortable setting. The Mediterranean people are famous for their multicultural aspiration for the good things in life, and The Village Mall apparently strives to present the best of the Mediterranean in its wide-ranging selection of shopping, dining and lifestyle offerings. Located in a convenient spot nestled off Jumeirah Road, it is an ultimate place for a stop-over between the fascinating neighbourhood cafés and the attractive beach. With relaxation conveniences for clients to indulge, such as the Sensasia Urban Spa for instance, the Village Mall is also among the more comforting of mall destinations.
Sunset: Comprising of commercial, retail, and residential spaces, Sunset is one of Jumeirah’s most exclusive projects. Two of the floors consist of high-end stores and fine dining restaurants while the top floor is dedicated to boutique offices. Sunset’s luxurious residences overlook the Arabian Gulf and residents have access to exclusive recreational facilities.
Redwood Park and Avenues: Consisting of luxury townhouses and villas, the Redwood development offers wonderful views of the Fire Golf Course. These homes were carefully designed with the future resident’s preference and lifestyle in mind. This unique development embraces the outdoors and incorporates lavish landscaping and gardens around the properties.
Other projects and developments in Jumeirah
- Island Two
- Al Fattan Villa
- Jumeirah Bay Island
- Splendour Villas