About Dubai Marina

The city’s hub, Dubai Marina, is a meticulously planned community with a network of roads, a picturesque waterfront, and a fleet of opulent yachts. It is a monument to the visionary developer Emaar Properties and features a stunning skyline of high-rise buildings and a picturesque promenade that stretches for over 7 kilometres along the Dubai Marina Canal. The marina serves as a stunning backdrop for multiple residences available for rent in high-rise structures. A magnificent coastal location is lined with luxurious residential towers, making it the perfect site to live the Dubai lifestyle. People who love being in the centre of a thriving city will find Dubai Marina the ideal location.

Dubai Marina is a short drive to:

Dubai Tram – 4 minutes
Sheikh Zayed Road – 6 minutes
Sobha Realty – 7 minutes
Emirates Hospital – 10 minutes
Mall of the Emirates – 14 minutes
Downtown Dubai – 20 minutes
Dubai International Airport – 25 minutes

Schools Nearby

Dubai Marina offers numerous nurseries provide a variety of choices for families with younger children. One being Raffles Nursery, situated on Marina Walk and adheres to an Early Years Curriculum. There are several international schools located near Dubai Marina, including:

Dubai British School: A British curriculum school that offers education from nursery to year 13.

American School of Dubai: An American curriculum school that offers education from pre-kindergarten to grade 12.

Emirates International School: A school that offers the International Baccalaureate curriculum from kindergarten to grade 12.

Shopping in Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina is home to several high-end shopping destinations and The Dubai Marina Mall, conveniently located on Sheikh Zayed Road, provides residents with various shopping opportunities, including high-street fashion, retail chains, a supermarket, and more.

The Beach mall in JBR, a popular unique and outdoorsy shopping and dining destination that offers a range of retail outlets and restaurants, as well as a cinema and a water park, runs adjacent to the marina.

Things to do

There is no denying Dubai Marina’s allure in terms of locations. Dubai Marina offers a wide range of activities and experiences, but here are some highlights to get you started.

Shop, Eat & Swim

Dubai Marina is a great destination for shopping, dining, and swimming. Visitors can enjoy a day at the mall, followed by a meal at one of the many restaurants and cafes, and then relax on the beach.

The Beach is a stunning outdoor entertainment complex opposite JBR’s The Walk.

Have grilled seafood at Eat Greek, a Mediterranean restaurant, or huge burgers at The Cheesecake Factory.

The Bluewater’s Island, home to the upscale Cove Beach club and the second Caesars Palace in the world after Dubai, is only a simple 15 minutes’ walk from The Beach if you feel like exploring further.

Enjoy a Cruise Ride

What better way than a cruise to discover the fantastic waterfront neighbourhood?

Dubai Marina offers a range of cruise options, including sightseeing cruises, dinner cruises, and party boats.

The cruise departs from the Marina Promenade every hour and can be joined at any time of day. The spacious boat lets passengers sprawl out on bean bags as it meanders across the area, showcasing the breath-taking architecture, before reaching the outskirts of Palm Jumeirah island.

Visitors can enjoy stunning views of Dubai’s skyline from the water.

Savour the Finest Flavours

Dubai Marina is home to several high-end restaurants and cafes that offer a range of cuisines, from Italian and French to Middle Eastern and Asian. Here are some popular places to eat in Dubai Marina:

Pier 7: A tower that features seven different restaurants, each with its own unique cuisine and atmosphere.

The Observatory: A restaurant located on the 52nd floor of the Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel that offers stunning views of Dubai’s skyline.

Marina Social: A restaurant by British celebrity chef Jason Atherton that offers modern European cuisine.

Asia Asia: A restaurant and lounge that offers Asian-inspired cuisine and cocktails.

Bistro Des Arts: A French-inspired cafe and restaurant that offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fish Beach Taverna: A seafood restaurant located on the beach that offers Mediterranean and Aegean-inspired cuisine.

Siddharta Lounge by Buddha Bar: A restaurant and lounge that offers Asian-inspired cuisine and cocktails, as well as stunning views of the marina.

The Cheesecake Factory: A popular chain restaurant that offers a range of dishes, including their famous cheesecake.

Black Tap: A burger and shake restaurant that offers over-the-top milkshakes and delicious burgers.

Relax & Pamper

Dubai Marina has several spas and wellness centres that offer a range of treatments, including massages, facials, and body scrubs.

As well as this, Dubai Marina offers a variety of beach clubs and pools where you can relax and soak up some sun. Swim in the world-record-breaking Zeta Seventy-Seven infinity pool or keep your feet in the sand at the adult-only entertainment complex Bla Bla, which has a variety of lounges and restaurants.