Jumeirah Corniche facelift nears completion

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By Shafaat Shahbandari, Staff Reporter  www.gulfnews.com

Dubai: A major facelift of one of Dubai’s natural jewels a 14-kilometre stretch of natural Jumeirah beachfront — has transformed the popular gathering place into a haven for anyone wanting a getaway.

Image Credit: Abdel-Krim Kallouche/Gulf News Construction for the stabilization of Umm Suqeim Beaches in Dubai.And officials overseeing the mega project say the transformation is almost complete in time for cooler weather rolling in later this year.

A place where fresh breezes offer a respite from the desert heat and where waves beckon the adventurous, all major work on phase two of the Jumeirah Corniche project has been completed and the 14-km-long Corniche will be fully open to the public by October, Gulf News can confirm.

Phase One of the project – a 2-km-long stretch from Dubai Sailing Club to Dubai Municipality’s Umm Suqeim Centre – opened last month.

Work on the Dh100 million project began last year and is scheduled to be complete by October. More info