The EW editor-approved guide to Palm Jumeirah

Palm Jumeriah – Dubai’s iconic man-made – is home to some of the emirate’s most luxurious resorts with an archipelago of havens all in one location, including delicious fine-dining spots worth visiting.

With this giant hub being even spotted from space, there’s no denying that this one-of-a-kind venue is one to pay a visit to as you’ll now be aware of the luxury spots in the vicinity. With a monorail to help you get around, providing easy access to the hotels, you’re sure to have a truly unique experience.

has curated a concise guide on all the must-visit spots at The Palm, as you indulge in complete luxury.


Aprons & Hammers

With the seafood experts now at The Palm’s West Beach, this delicious eatery offers an alfresco seating area with swimming and sunbathing facilities and fresh interiors as you sink in your toes in the sand and relish an array of delicious meals including lobster rolls, Mahi tacos, mac n cheese and much more.

Koko Bay

As an ode to Bali, Koko Bay offers a unique menu with key ingredients, legendary crafted cocktails and a luxe venue located at Palm West Beach while adding a sprinkle of European comforts for you to unwind no matter what time of the day. It’s open from Sunday to Thursday 12pm to 12am with Thursdays until 1am and Friday 8am to 11am, 12pm to 1am and Saturday 8am to 11am and 12pm to 12am.

Il Passaggio

With brilliantly crafted flavoursome dishes created with fresh ingredients, the menu is carefully prepared by a team of experts. Located at the Pointe, No 21 on Palm Jumeirah, it’s open daily from 8am to 12pm and has everything on the menu from artisanal bread to homemade pasta by their team of very own pasta wizards.

Lucky Fish

Inspired by the flavours of the ocean and the Mediterranean region, this luxe venue highlights Italian, French and Spanish flavours, showcasing the highest quality of seafood and meats, as Lucky Fish works with local fisherman, in a kick-back setting with ambient beats. Open from 11am to 2am everyday, this delicious haven is located on West Beach.


This innovative Japanese-Peruvian restaurant is a winning formula that’s made Nobu a global culinary icon, with chic cocktails and Japanese tapas in the sake lounge, all offered with a Japanese twist. Open for dinner from 6pm to 11pm, It’s located at Atlantis, The Palm, it offers its very own sushi lounge in this grand hotel.


Waldorf Astoria The Palm

A haven within the vibrant city of Dubai, the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah boasts a private soft-sanded beach, six distinct restaurants and lounges and elegant sea-facing guest rooms and suites. With amenities for a relaxing getaway, there are two temperature-controlled swimming pools, leisure activities for the family to enjoy for an unforgettable experience and unique dining havens including Social by Michelin-starred chef Heinz Beck. The King Superior room starts at Dhs775 per room.

W Dubai – The Palm

Amplify your experience at W Dubai with jaw-dropping views and dreamy amenities to the glow and glamour of the venue as you escape in the Middle East to this unknown adventure. From a relaxing time at the hotel’s WET deck or devouring dishes at the celebrity chef restaurants at Torno Subito and Akira Back, there’s plenty of activities with Dubai’s golden sun shinning at this hotspot accompanied by exhilarating water sports for the ultimate getaway.

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

With Ottoman-inspired elegance on the West Crescent of Palm Jumeirah, you can experience one of a kind opulence in this magnificent space as you savour the world’s finest food and drinks. The resort also plays host to a world of wellness with luxurious treatments and therapies for the face and body, as you make it a stay to remember. Superior King rooms starting at Dhs602 for UAE residents for one night and two people.

One&Only The Palm

Discover the best of Dubai at this exclusive resort with breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf and the city’s soaring skyline. This glittering island sanctuary is the perfect place to escape for a staycation as you unwind with scents of lush gardens, making it your opportunity to dress again. Whether a suite or a private beachfront villa, this mesmerizing venue showcases Andalusian architecture at its finest with Arabian treatments at Guerlain Spa, starting at Dhs2,700 per room, which includes the Palm Manor Premiere Room for two people.

Anantara The Palm

Located just off the coast of Dubai, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort offers an exclusive beach escape while still enjoying the excitements of the city as you float on water, with lagoon access rooms and the UAE’s only overwater villas, while you unwind with hammam rituals at our the Palm Jumeriah hotel’s spa and take in the Thai-style luxury, for which the hotel is known for. The standard room residence prices start at Dhs746 per room for a maximum of three adults.


Apotheca Beauty

With this cult favourite store having all your most-loved brands under one roof, Apotheca Beauty has a brick-and-mortar store in Nakheel Mall with the most celebrated niche names across makeup, skincare, hair and fragrance accompanied with technologically advanced facial tools to meet all your beauty needs.

Elie Saab

Whether you’re on the lookout for a wedding dress or a couture gown for a special occasion, this luxurious retail boutique is the first of its kind in the Middle East with exceptional service and a mesmerizing range of timepieces at The Nakheel Mall, Palm Jumeirah.

Tutus Kurniati

While merging traditional and new techniques with a luxury resort wear collection, the pieces at this concept store are made stylish, exciting and will last long after the season ends as you enjoy premium swimwear fresh off the runway guaranteed to get heads turning. Besides, the stores open and modern design creates a welcoming shopping space you’ll love, as it’s conveniently located in Nakheel Mall.


The View at The Palm

With stunning 360-degree views, 240m above the world-famous Palm Jumeirah, guests are welcomed to visit the observatory to witness the Arabian Gulf and beyond from an outdoor terrace and a premium lounge, as you uncover hidden gems of this beautiful city.

The Lost Chambers Aquarium

If you wish to delve deeper into the fascinating world of aquatic life, the UAE’s largest aquarium is packed with an array of incredible experiences and world-class exhibits showcasing these precious animals spanning over 65,000 marine animals as you take a behind-the-scenes tour or dive into the depths with an aquarium experience. This relaxing haven has tickets starting

Aquaventure Waterpark

Being one of the most adrenaline-fueled waterparks in the region, you can get your pulse racing on over 30 slides and attractions ranging from the rapids to the 1km of private beach area. While being more than a waterpark, this exciting arena has a range of new slides and attractions to encounters with the incredible marine animals to witness on your visit, with prices for the day pass starting at Dhs169 for UAE residents at Atlantis, The Palm.

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