Burj Jumeirah is one of the new mega projects in Dubai that will take our breath away. It’s positioned near Burj Al Arab. The height of this magnificent skyscraper will reach 550 meters. The Burj Al Arab (Arabic: برج العرب, Tower of the Arabs) is a luxury hotel located in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.Managed by Jumeirah hotel group, it is one of the tallest hotels in the world, although 39% of its total height is made up of non-occupiable space.Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island that is 280 m (920 ft) from Jumeirah Beach and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge. The shape of the structure is designed to resemble the sail of a ship. It has a helipad near the roof, at a height of 210 m (689 ft) above ground.
At the base of the tower and the surrounding area, large spaces will be available to accommodate large numbers of the public and ensure a distinctive interactive atmosphere for visitors. The region will also offer many options for retail outlets including shops, restaurants, and cinemas along the perimeter of the tower. It is famous for its striking sail-shape design, and the lavish suite, which is one of the most expensive hotel rooms in the world, has an average price tag of $24,000 a night.
The Heart of Europe is an upcoming project in Dubai with a new concept; they’re bringing Europe to the heart of the Arabian Gulf through 6 different islands.
It is $5 billion mega-project planned as a permanent tourist staycation. Featuring 6 themed islands, this grand resort spans 6 million sq. ft. Hence, it will accommodate over 16,000 tourists upon completion. The project is being developed in three phases with one already through. It is planned to be completed by the end of 2023.
Each one is inspired by a specific European country in every detail to make you feel exactly there.
You will find luxurious hotels, restaurants, and residential options, offering you the ultimate experience you deserve.
Each reef portrays Europe’s culture and ambience. Moreover, to deliver the right sense, resorts and stores will only accept Euro as the currency. Some islands will also feature artificial rain and outdoor snow to present a perfect holiday experience.
Besides, the architect of each island is smartly made and customized for each country using the latest technologies.
It is one of the islets on The World Island project in Dubai, 4.5 km away from the coast.
- 5 km away from Dubai’s coastline
- An island away from the city rush like Bluewaters Island
- Developed on the Arabian Gulf
- Connected to the mainland (Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Marina) via speed boats
- German Villas
- Sweden Beach Palace
- The Floating Seahorse Villas
- Portofino Suites
- Côte d’Azur Resort Suites
- The Floating Lido Suits.
Formation of Heart of Europe
Nakheel Properties sold parts of The World Islands to investors before 2008. That’s when Joseph Kleindienst started working on Heart of Europe, Dubai. The cluster of beach resorts became a joint venture between Dubai-based JK Properties and Chinese contracting companies. As a result, the six islands are home to hotels, plazas, climate controlled streets and beachfront resorts for families, newlyweds, events, destination weddings and beach parties. Roughly, the project will have 14 hotel resorts and 2,000 villas. It is already one of the top off-plan villa projects as per Dubai Annual Sale Market Report 2020 by Bayut and Dubizzle.
ABOUT THE WORLD ISLANDS
4km off Dubai’s main coast, The Heart of Europe is a part of Nakheel’s master development, The World Islands (simply, The World) which is an archipelago of 300 islets. Comprising 7 sets of islands, it represents the world’s continents, Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America, Oceania and Antarctica.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Heart-shaped archipelago with 6 islets
- One of the most anticipated upcoming projects in Dubai
- Sub-communities named after prominent landmarks and places
- Located on an innovative master development by Nakheel Properties
- 4 km offshore
- Home to UAE’s first party and pet hotel, and honeymoon resorts
- Climate controlled streets, artificial rain and snow plaza
- Exclusive vacation resort and holiday homes
- The Floating Seahorse – underwater villas with an aquarium
- European themed shops, resorts, and community culture
- 51 European nations with cafés, restaurants, yacht club and bars
- Unique beach-front nightlife
PROPERTIES IN THE HEART OF EUROPE, DUBAI
The secured complex spans across 6 million sq. ft. of land featuring underwater homes and luxury resorts. Kleindienst aims to target second home buyers from the UAE and other nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council. So the plan includes more than 4,000 holiday homes and over 13 hotels and resorts. Currently, finished properties in Heart of Europe are available for sale which include hotel apartments, residential apartments and private beach view villas.
The first phase includes:
- Ten waterfront palaces on Sweden Island
- About 78 floating villas in St. Petersburg Island
- 32 homes in Germany Island
- While most of the villas are found in St. Petersburg, a few are present on the neighbouring islands.
- A typical 2-bedroom villa costs around AED 20M to AED 21M.
- Luxurious 5-bed villas for sale in Heart of Europe go for AED 29M
TRANSPORTATION IN THE HEART OF EUROPE, DUBAI
The archipelago spans 6 million sq. ft. with a capacity to house 16,000 tourists at a time. Once completed, all the islets will be connected via bridges. Modes of transportation in The Heart of Europe, Dubai will be boats, seaplanes and helicopters. As the developer aims for a self-sustained and green community, traditional fuel vehicles will not be allowed on the islands. Therefore, the place is ideal for those wishing for a pure island holiday. To commute from the mainland, residents use speedboats.
FACILITIES IN THE HEART OF EUROPE, DUBAI
The master project aims to provide a complete holiday destination in Dubai. The plan features climate controlled streets, artificial rain, man-made mountains and many unique facilities inspired by the 7 continents of the world. Each island has beachfront villas, hotels and resorts with a plethora of entertainment activities and amenities. No matter which island or property you choose, you will have options for relaxing, dining, shopping and hanging out with your loved ones. Also, guests will benefit from unlimited sessions at the spas and salons and health clubs in the resorts.
HOTELS IN THE HEART OF EUROPE, DUBAI
While the development aims to have around fourteen 5-star, 6-star and 7-star hotels and resorts, there are only two of them completed;
- Portofino Hotel
- Cote d’ Azur Resort
Portofino Hotel is a 5-star deluxe hotel that also hosts many events throughout the year. Among these, water ballet shows and movie screenings are most loved. It is a family only hotel built in Main Europe featuring 489 Queen and Princess Suites.
On the other hand, Cote d’ Azur is a beach resort with 7 duplex penthouses, 113 hotel suites and 872 apartments. When completed, guests will enjoy watersports, snorkelling and pearl diving experiences. Finally, the projects that are currently under development are specially named after the countries or landmarks from where the inspiration is driven. These include:
Amsterdam Hotel – exclusive hotel for pets
Munich Hotel – for tech lovers
Tzar Hotel – 7-star luxury hotel for families
For the first time in Dubai, a luxury hotel will operate as a floating building around which 12 other floating luxury villas are grouped with the possibility to sail to other anchorages at times. Anchored next to one of the most exclusive beach stretches in Dubai on Jumeirah Beach Road, guests of Kempinski Floating Palace are brought to the 156-room-and-suite hotel or their villas by speed boat or arrive directly with their own boats. Moreover, there is also a connected floating helipad next to a yacht parking deck for up to 16 yachts.
The main building of this floating palace, structured in four parts, is connected in the center by a glass pyramid and offers such amenities as gourmet restaurants, bars, spa, pools, boutiques, banquet areas and the possibility for even larger yachts to sail in and out at the center of the hotel.
The 12 luxury villas, connected by pontoons, are partly for sale but can also be rented by hotel guests. Spread over two floors with a roof terrace and infinity pool, the villas offer two, three or four bedrooms, and crew and staff rooms. Indoor and outdoor living rooms characterize the luxury houseboats with panoramic windows and all the technical features of a smart home. Cruising at a maximum speed of six nautical miles, the environment-friendly villas are equipped with solar panels. Floating resort with an overwater helipad!
The innovative project by Seagate Shipyard will be open to guests from 2023 onwards, according to Bernold Schroeder, CEO of Kempinski Group and chairman of the management board of Kempinski AG.
“The highly innovative project by Seagate Shipyard convinces not only by its high-end technology, but also through impeccable style and design.”
Marsa Al Arab
It is a new development to create two islands off the coast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates which will add 2.2km of beachfront to the city
Marsa Al Arab is a top mega project in Dubai, consisting of two islands on both sides of Burj Al Arab hotel. The highly-awaited destination will include lavish residential villas, as well as tourist and entertainment spots.
Moreover, one of the islands will be a tourist attraction with numerous interesting destinations. While the other one is going to be home to luxurious villas and an outstanding marina for its residents.
It’s going to be one of the significant new real estate projects in Dubai, offering an ideal residential experience. With no doubts, Marsa Al Arab Dubai will be one of the most sought-after destinations in the emirate.
Highlights and Features
- 2 Man-Made Islands
- 4 New Hotels
- 6 Office Towers
- 140 Luxury Villas
- 300 Residential Apartments
- 400 Retail Outlets
Aside from these facilities , it will also include a private yacht marina, yacht club, helipad and convention center. Jumeriah Group will be operating the luxury villas and residential apartments.
It has 4 attractions: