The UnitedArab EmiratesSituated on the southern coast of the Arabian Gulf, the United ArabEmirates is a country where luxury and style are infused with thetraditional Arabian culture of hospitality. Conveniently located at thegateway between East and West, the UAE is one of the world’s mostaffluent countries and one of the region’s most sought after destinationsto live, visit and explore business and investment prospects. An exciting,world-leading tourist destination, its diverse range of natural andman-made attractions offers residents and visitors an array of unrivalledopportunities for leisure and recreation.DubaiDubai is a truly global city, where people from all corners of theglobe enjoy a cosmopolitan lifestyle, rich in family entertainment andsupported by the finest infrastructure, facilities and services. Thisvibrant, modern metropolis is home to some of the world’s mostexciting and ambitious destination developments, including Nakheel’sincredible Palm Jumeirah and The World. Having been named host cityof World Expo 2020, Dubai is expected to continue to grow at anunprecedented rate, further cementing its position as one of theworld’s most exciting locations for investment.DeiraDeira – the original ‘Old Town’ of Dubai, located east of the Dubai Creek –was historically the commercial centre of the city. Today, trade stillthrives at the bustling Dhow Wharfage on the Creek, where traditionalArabic dhows line the quayside to offload merchandise to local marketsand shops. During the evening the streets and their many smallstores and traditional restaurants and coffee shops come alive as localresidents and tourists head out to soak up the vibrant atmosphere.Deira is easily accessible from all areas of the city by the Dubai Metroand a number of direct road links, and the regeneration of DeiraCorniche, including the construction of a new fish market, one ofDeira’s most famous areas, is also underway.Deira IslandsA spectacular mixed-use, waterfront development,Deira Islands is another incredible feat of engineeringfrom Nakheel. Comprising four man-made islands situatedadjacent to Dubai’s Deira district, this remarkable projectcovers a total area of over 15.3 square kilometres andadds an additional 40 kilometres, including 21 kilometresof beachfront, to Dubai’s coastline. Easily accessible fromthe mainland via road or boat, Deira Islands is close toDubai International Airport and will make a significantcontribution to Dubai’s future tourism industry.Nakheel will also develop retail and hospitalitydestinations on the South Island, creating a uniquewaterside entertainment and tourist destination with awide variety of exceptional recreational and culturalattractions. Nakheel will also build a hotel on each ofthe four islands and, as master developer, will providethe infrastructure and prepare plots ready for third partydevelopment of beach resorts, retail centres andresidential communities.A StunningDevelopmentfor Living,Leisureand CultureThe key features of this stunning development have been designedto enrich the surrounding areas and ensure that Deira Islands isrecognised as a prime destination for residents and for the millionsof tourists who visit the UAE each year.Visitors who approach from the mainland will be greeted by theimposing sight of a 250 room hotel and yacht club towering abovethe marina and quayside promenade, where numerous abras will bemoored ready to transport people across the water. Runningalongside the waterfront will be Dubai’s largest night market – amodern interpretation of the traditional Arabian souq – with 1,400shops. Behind the night market sits a large amphitheatre that canaccommodate 30,000 people. The South Island will also house alarge shopping mall and an aquarium, and extensive landscaping,providing green areas where families and friends can gather andrelax in natural surroundings.In addition to the hotels built by Nakheel, all four islands will featurea variety of mixed-use plots that are available for developmentunder the project’s masterplan. Prime beachfront hotels and resortswill provide tourists with a wide choice of accommodation, andoffer residents a diverse range of stylish dining, relaxation andentertainment venues. Large up-market residential neighbourhoodswill offer quiet, safe communities for those looking for a relaxedisland living within easy reach of the city.Nakheel has planned an intelligent infrastructure of roads andwalkways, as well as ample car parking for the main entertainmentsites, ensuring quick and easy access to all districts and attractionson Deira Islands. There is also provision for all essential localservices to ensure residents’ and visitors’ peace of mind.
NakheelThe Master DeveloperNakheel is one of the world’s largest real estatedevelopers and a key player in developing Dubai forExpo 2020 and realising Dubai’s vision for the 21stcentury - creating a world-class destination for living,business and tourism. Nakheel shares this vision. Weare inspired as people, and inspire others to achieveremarkable things.Nakheel developments form an integral part of Dubai’slandscape, creating a legacy built on thought leadershipand pioneering innovation that will inspire generationsto come. With a host of projects that span a range ofsectors – residential, commercial, retail and leisure – weare making a huge contribution to the improvement ofpeople's lives and opportunities.Nakheel is where vision inspires humanity.Nakheel's portfolio currently includes Palm Jumeirah,The World, Deira Islands, Jumeirah Islands, JumeirahVillage, Jumeirah Park, Jumeirah Heights, The Gardens,Discovery Gardens, Al Furjan, Warsan Village,International City, Veneto, Badrah, Ibn Battuta Malland Dragon Mart Complex.