Home to the elite and many celebrities, the Palm Jumeirah is a man-made, palm-shaped island. It extends into the Arabian Gulf and is a self-declared "Eighth Wonder of the World." It hosts low-rise residential buildings, 16 fronds with gather signature villas, garden homes and canal cove town houses, that are all connected to their own private beaches. It is one of the most luxurious residential areas in the world. The impeccable development holds an array of dining and shopping options, as well as many high-end hotels, including Atlantis.