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Dubai Marina Residential District 

Dubai Marina is one of the most sought-after addresses in Dubai. The carefully planned community consists of a well-thought-out network of roads connected by a charming, picturesque marina. Master developers, Emaar Properties, converted a 3-kilometre segment of shoreline to a Riviera-style neighbourhood expanding to 50 million square feet that features of a plethora of restaurants, cafes, retail outlets and entertainment facilities. Potential residents can choose from over 200 residential mid-rise and high-rise buildings offering envious views of the gorgeous Dubai Marina. The stunning urban waterfront community hosts numerous luxury skyscrapers, located between stylish dining venues and entertainment sites.

An iconic feature of the Dubai Marina community is the large canal that stretches over 3.5 kilometres and opens out into the sea on either end of the strip. The apartments in the Dubai Marina area range from cosy studios to spacious 3-bedroom apartments, all offering scenic panoramic views. Some luxury communities in Dubai Marina offer larger apartments like opulent 5-bedroom penthouse apartments and duplexes. The apartments around Dubai Marina are equipped with state-of-the-art amenities and luxurious facilities catering to every need of the potential residents.

One-Stop Destination for Waterfront Living: Dubai Marina

The Dubai Marina community is set in the heart of New Dubai, stretching from the main arterial road of Dubai - Sheikh Zayed Road - to the seafront Jumeirah Beach Residence community. Potential residents of the Dubai Marina skyscrapers can expect their neighbours to be young professionals or small families of mostly affluent European origin. The sophisticated, upscale community is extremely popular with young professionals who commute to Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai Media City or even Abu Dhabi. Those commuting to Abu Dhabi from Dubai prefer to live in the Dubai Marina community as it allows for a feasible commute to and from their workplace. Getting around the Dubai Marina area is fairly simple via either of the two metro stations in the area - Damac Properties and DMCC.

The Dubai Tram is another excellent way to get around the neighbourhood as the regular public transport service loops around the Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Beach Residence and heads off into Al Sufouh Road.  In terms of residential facilities, most tower communities provide quality amenities for their residents. Swimming pools, BBQ stations and fully equipped community gyms are a fairly common sight in the Dubai Marina residences. The Dubai Marina plays host to a number of adventurous water sports like wakeboarding, jet skiing and even fishing. Residents and visitors can charter a yacht from the numerous tourism companies that operate from the Dubai Marina area. 

  • The Spa - The Address Dubai Marina
  • RIB Speedboat Sightseeing Tour
  • Zero Gravity Beach Club
  • Dubai Marina Walk
  • Marina Yacht Club
  • Dubai Marina Mall
  • The Beach at JBR
  • Skydive Dubai
  • Dhow Cruises
  • Cayan Tower
  • SUP Fit
  • XLine
  • Reem Al-Bawadi
  • Baker and Spice
  • Cargo Dubai
  • Cafe Bateel
  • Toro Toro
  • Bouchon
  • Ladurée
  • Ammos
  • S’Wich
  • Pier 7
  • Blossom Marina Nursery Dubai
  • Willow Children’s Nursery
  • Knowledge Village
  • Monroe’s Nursery
  • Damac Properties Metro Station
  • Dubai Marina Mall Bus Station
  • Dubai Tram at Dubai Marina
  • DC1 Water Bus Service
  • DC2 Water Bus Service
  • DMCC Metro Station
  • Water Taxi Service

FAQ - Dubai Marina Area Guide


A:  Dubai Marina community is set in New Dubai. The community extends from Sheikh Zayed Road to Jumeirah Beach Residences.
A:  Palm Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Residences, Jumeirah Lake Towers and Meadows are some of the neighbouring localities.
A:  Dubai Marina hosts a number of impressive skyscrapers consisting of high-end apartments. The area also hosts a limited number of luxury villas.
A:  The Dubai Marina community is a lively and vibrant neighbourhood. The restaurants, cafes, attractions and nightlife complement the high-end riviera-inspired lifestyle that the Dubai Marina community e

Cruise Around the Dubai Marina 

Dubai Marina Mall, situated on Sheikh Zayed Road, offers residents a wide array of retail outlets and dining venues. Reel Cinemas at the mall is a popular entertainment destination for families around the Dubai Marina area. Jumeirah Beach Residence’s Beach Mall is walking distance from the Dubai Marina, and residents can experience a unique outdoor shopping experience at the quirky destination. Residents can spend their evenings at the Dubai Marina Walk, a 7km walkway featuring over 305 retail outlets and around 70 restaurants.  Residents who like to keep fit can make use of the space along the promenade for physical activities like walking, jogging and cycling. Dotted between the skyscrapers, you’ll find pet-friendly outdoor spaces, children’s playgrounds and outdoor gymnasiums. The Cayan Tower, the world’s tallest twisted tower is located within the Dubai Marina community and is a tourist hotspot.

Many community events are organised in the Dubai Marina area throughout the year. Events targeted at kids like parties, trick or treating during Halloween and winter wonderland are common in the area and add to the charm of the marina. The vibrant nightlife at Dubai Marina is another alluring aspect of the area. Restaurants and cafes are spread around the marina, which is enhanced by lights adorning buildings to add to the appeal of the neighbourhood. The Dubai Marina area is the perfect place to unwind on the weekend after a busy week at the office. Life at Dubai Marina is synonymous to a life of convenience. Homeowners of high-rise residential buildings in the middle of Dubai Marina can have their groceries delivered to their homes without ever needing to step over the front door. This Dubai Marina guide has been crafted to help residents make an informed decision about their future home in the best city in the world!

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