Dubai Marina

As far as locations go, there’s no denying the allure of Dubai Marina. Skyscrapers are poised alongside the winding canal, where luxury yachts patiently wait for their next outing. The area – which extends from Al Sufouh Road and includes Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) – has forged itself as one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. Naturally, there’s plenty to do but here are some highlights to help you get started.

Property Market Dubai Marina

Compact and typically suitable for individuals or couples, studio apartments in Dubai Marina provide a single open space combining living, dining, and sleeping areas. 1-bedroom apartments usually feature a separate bedroom, a living room, a kitchen, and one or more bathrooms. 2-bedroom apartments are suitable for small families or individuals looking for additional space. Larger families or individuals seeking more space can opt for 3-bedroom apartments in Dubai Marina, which offer three separate bedrooms, a living area, a kitchen, and multiple bathrooms.

Prices in Dubai Marina new development projects start from 1.5M AED

The beach

Dubai Marina’s two primary beaches are The Beach and The Beach at Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR). Both are family-friendly, with activities for children ranging from inflatable waterparks to miniature trains and even camel rides, yet offer plenty for adults, too. Relax in a cabana between dips in the sea; top up your tan during a game of beach volleyball; take to the waves on a jet ski or wakeboard; or browse the waterside markets. When it’s time for refreshments, be seated at any number of chic restaurants and bars offering tempting fare with Emirati flair.

Stroll Dubai Marina

Lining the main waterway are broad boulevards ideal for a scenic walk or invigorating jog. Make a loop along the coast, past the marina spotting superyachts berthed at Dubai’s International Marine Club, passing sunbathers on the sands towards Zero Gravity Beach Club, where skydivers and parachutists add a dash of contrasting colour to blue skies. Alternatively, pick up a bicycle and glide along the cosmopolitan canalside and along The Walk, as every bridge and path have a dedicated lane for two-wheeled explorers.

Shop at Dubai Marina Mall

Set across four floors, Dubai Marina Mall is modest by Dubai’s own palatial standards, yet the range of stores on offer won’t disappoint. In the cool of its marbled halls, discover haute couture and high street fashion, organic beauty brands and bespoke jewelers, as well as waterside cafes, restaurants and the 6-screen Reel Cinemas, a popular place to see the latest Hollywood hits.

Take a sunset cruise.

Step aboard a luxury boat and take in the stunning sight of the sun sinking as you glide along Marina Canal and through Palm Lagoon. A glass of Champagne in hand, admire the city skyline as you pass landmarks including the Burj Al Arab, the grand gate of the Atlantis and the superyachts casually moored in Dubai Marina. Longer cruises can also be had for those seeking to drink and dance the night away to a backdrop of smartly lit skyscrapers reflecting on the gentle waves.

Go dancing at Zero Gravity Dubai

By day a premium beach club with sparkling infinity pool, by night Zero Gravity is one of the world’s most lauded restaurants and nightclubs. After a day of exploring, hit its open-air terraces to mingle with locals to the sounds of international DJs. Cocktail in hand, enjoy a night of dancing under the stars as the waves lap the shore and Ain Dubai observation wheel glitters, illuminated in ever-changing colours, across the sea on Bluewaters Island.

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