Neighbourhood Guide: West Beach, Palm Jumeirah

  • December 17, 2020

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An upbeat and buzzing beachfront neighbourhood in the heart of Dubai!

West Beach is a sub-community of Palm Jumeirah located at the trunk of the palm. The Palm West Beach project is a 1.5 km. stretch of beach promenade bestrewn with hype cafés, international restaurants, and vibrant beach clubs.

This new beach park is set to transform the Palm Jumeirah trunk and link residential areas to the up-and-coming attractions in this neighbourhood. Lined with casual restaurants and luxury hotels, this beach park, which opened only in October this year, is slowly flocked by Palm Jumeirah residents, visitors, tourists and sunset chasers. The walking and running track are also illuminated by hundreds of sparkling palm trees which makes it perfect for a day of sports and drink and dine at night.

A project of master-developer, Nakheel - the developer behind other mega projects such as Discovery Gardens, Jebel Ali Gardens, Jumeirah Islands, Jumeirah Heights, Al Furjan, International City and The World to name a few.

From West Beach, you get a bird’s eye view of the Dubai Marina, all the way to JBR and Bluewaters Island. The Dubai International Airport Terminal 1 is roughly a 26-minute drive away and the new Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai, South is about a 35-minute drive. The West Beach project was first proposed in 2015 while construction began in January 2017. The project was completed by October 2020.



An award-winning structural marvel, the Palm Jumeirah is home to some of Dubai’s luxurious residences, retail, and leisure facilities. Constructed in a shape of a Palm, the national tree of the UAE, the trunk, crescent, and fronds feature world-class hotels, luxury apartments and villas and exciting destination hubs. Palm Jumeirah offers opulent to buy properties in Dubai.

There are several communities that make up Palm Jumeirah.  It has become a world-class destination for residential living, business, and tourism. There is a plethora of residential developments at Palm Jumeirah that offer upscale apartments and stunning penthouses, one of which is The Palm Tower. The Palm Tower is a remarkable 52-storey building comprising of a five-star hotel that will occupy the first floors of the building while the remaining section of the tower will be occupied by over 400 luxury apartments above. Residents at the Palm Tower will enjoy panoramic views of the Palm, Arabian Gulf and Dubai skyline.

Azure Residences is an eye-catching residential tower with its immaculate white buildings and striking blue roofs. A ten-storey complex that features one- and two-bedroom apartment units. Residents will reap the benefits of its sea-facing infinity pool, rooftop gym and spectacular 360-degree views.

Another residential development in the Palm Jumeirah just next to Al Ittihad Park is Golden Mile. This 11-storey buildings comprises also of freehold office spaces. Golden Mile features one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments as well as three-bedroom penthouses.

Other top of the line residential developments in Nakheel’s Palm Jumeirah are Club Vista Mare, Marina Residences, Palma Residences, Palm Views, Shoreline Apartments and The Palm Gateway.




Several residential buildings are found at the trunk of Palm Jumeirah that is close to West Beach. The entire West Beach community is pet-friendly making it perfect to all pet owners.

Palm Views is a two-building residential project – namely Palm Views East and Palm Views West - that features 5-storey residential complex. These low-rise buildings with a contemporary architecture feature mainly studio and one-bedroom apartments starting with a built-up area of 550 sq.ft. A studio apartment for rent in Palm Views starts at AED 55K per year. Residents enjoy the amenities of a fully-equipped gym and swimming pool.

Al Tamr is a high-end residential complex that feature one- to four-bedroom apartment units. This 10-storey building has an elegant architecture with modern amenities. Each unit gets to relish the breathtaking views of the waterfront and is perfect families too with their children’s play area, landscaped garden, steam and sauna room and other amenities for the grown-ups. A one-bedroom apartment for rent in Al Tamr costs at AED 69K per year.

Palme Couture Residences is a luxury residential project by Innovate Living. Palme Couture features 3- and 4-bedroom apartments, 4-bed-townhouses, 5-bed duplexes and a royal penthouse. The 14 residences are fully-serviced and residents enjoy elite amenities. Among which is an outdoor salt-water swimming pool, spa, gym, Japanese garden, a cigar lounge and more! A luxurious 3-bed townhouse for sale comes with a hefty price tag of AED 22M.




You will never run out of attractions in Palm Jumeirah or amenities in West Beach alone.

Apart from Palm Jumeirah hosting the famous Atlantis Hotel, Aquaventure waterpark, and the latest destination hub which is The Pointe. However, as a peaceful resident in the West Beach sub-community, it does not take much to enjoy your daily neighbourhood.

The Golden Mile Galleria is a low-key indoor mall and well-curated mix of retail shops and eateries and outdoor recreational spaces. Residents flock here over the weekends and have events and festivities planned throughout the year.

If you are looking for some adrenaline rush, Surface Watersports Dubai is located at Fairmont – The Palm right along the West Beach coast. It is a five-star watersport facility that offers various watersport activities, expert instruction in wakeboarding, stand-up paddling, surfing and water skiing. They also offer rental boats for cruise and sail.

Finally, Al Ittihad Park, a 1.1 million square foot sustainable and lush green oasis at the Palm Jumeirah. The park which opened in 2012 was built for Dubai’s residents to connect and meet others, relax, reset and socialize in the open spaces and shaded surroundings. Al Ittihad Park also offers a 3.2 km jogging track and walkways, open to the public 24 hours a day.


In West Beach, Palm Jumeirah you realize not only its upbeat features but also a familial connection to your daily lives. A swanky and family-friendly community, you may want to choose West Beach for living options or simply enjoy its exciting amenities. Visit to see similar properties.


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