Jumeirah (Arabic: جميرا‎) literally means beautiful. It is a coastal residential area in Dubai, United Arab Emirates mainly comprising low rise private dwellings. It is administratively divided into three neighborhoods titled Jumeirah 1, Jumeirah 2 and Jumeirah 3. It has both expensive and large detached properties as well as more modest town houses built in a variety of architectural styles. The area is popular with expatriates working in the emirate and is familiar to many tourists visiting Dubai.