Best Things to See and Do in Dubai Marina

Best Things to See and Do in Dubai Marina

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Housing the Jumeirah Beach Residence and The Beach, the Dubai Marina is stretched from Al Sufouh Road to Dubai Media City. This canal city has been developed across the 3km of the shoreline of Persian Gulf. Due to its connectivity to the open sea, you may spot whales and sharks at the marina on their migrating season, if you are on luck.

Things to See in Dubai Marina

From the beach to residential complexes like Marina Quays, Al Majara, Al Sahab, Park Island, and Marina Promenade, there is no lack of attractions at Dubai Marina. However, only these two attractions are open for public –

Dubai Marina Mall

Dubai Marina Mall

This 4-level mall consists of 130 outlets stretched over 390,000 sq. ft. and it has everything from waterfront dining, boutique fashion brands, supermarket, beverage outlets, kids playground, Reel Cinemas with 6 screens and even more. There are also so many restaurants to check out, such as YO! Sushi! To try Japanese, Burj Al Hammam for Lebanese, continental at Little More, Italian at Carluccio’s and French at Le Pain Quotidien. There are also chain stores like Levi’s, Giordano, etc. and family-friendly activities like Adams Kids, Mamas & Papas etc.

Dubai Marina Walk



Dubai Marina Walk is lined by 305 shopping outlets and 69 restaurants and it is also the best choice for dining, shopping, and visiting the marina. You can also have breathtaking views of the gulf at Jumeirah Beach and fulfil your hunger pangs at restaurants like Zaatar w Zeit, Cocos and Ruby Tuesdays. You can also enjoy public events and street shoes at Cobblestone Boulevard during weekends. You can also visit Covent Garden Market from October to April instead of shops at Dubai Marina Mall and buy handmade clothing, handcrafted jewellery, artisan souvenirs and soaps.

Things to Do in Dubai Marina

Go for Spa Session


After spending a day exploring the Marina, you can head to the Le Royal Meridian Beach Resort & Spa. The Roman-themed, Caracalla Spa features a sauna, steam room, and 5 thermal pools where you can enjoy various services like facial and full body massage.

Enjoy the Camel Ride

Enjoy the Camel Ride

Enjoy the camel ride at JBR Beach and Marina Beach Dubai to have the views of sea and skyline without spending much. Enjoy the ride of Arabian camels with decorated blankets and tassels. You may get adapted to its pace in a while but you will surely enjoy the ride once you get into it.

Dubai Marina Yacht Club


Have a hearty breakfast at Dubai Marina yacht club which houses well-built clubhouse in front of the artificial canal. Also, don’t miss the authentic ‘Marina Breakfast’ at 25°55° Cafe Bistro on an iron skillet. The club has different activities to keep you engaged and has a stunning sight to behold. Even the crowd is very chic and you can spot some of the popular faces if you are in luck.

Adventure Sports


You can enjoy adventure sports like Xline and ziplining to witness the skyline of Dubai with packages for Dubai. Enjoy the freefall for adrenaline-pumping experience at Skyline Dubai. You may rent a bike for cycling along the tracks and pavements or head to Street Workout Park to check out the outdoor gym. You can also enjoy flyboarding and jet skiing at JBR Beach.

Book a Yacht


You may head to a yacht club to book the yachts to have some quality time with your loved one in the open sea. You can also find other affordable options like dhow cruise Dubai tours packages and speedboats to sprawl on bean bags and witness the landscapes.


Best Places to Eat

If you are looking for something special in Dubai family packages, here are some of the best restaurants in Dubai Marina to check out –

Pier 7


Covered by cylindrical structures made of grass, Pier 7 features the 7 dining concepts to meet the needs of every guest. You can have bread pudding or lamb ribs while watching the vibrant skyline on the night time by sitting on wooden benches. It offers lip-smacking food with breathtaking views for a great overall experience.

Kebab Grill 44

Well known for offering Tandoor and curry dishes, Kebab Grill 44 is known to offer Garlic Naan, Paneer Tikka and Butter Chicken and other delicious Indian food in Dubai Marina. Enjoy the juicy kebabs and succulent tikkas which are both gut and aesthetically pleasing.

Saravanaa Bhojan Shala


It is yet another destination for spicy Indian buffets at best prices. Some of the specialities here are veg. Biryani, Paneer Naan and Masala Dosa. This Indian food chain is not just popular in India, but also in Dubai. It is the best place to get rid of homesickness and nostalgia if you are in Dubai for a long time period.

Operation Falafel


Enjoy authentic Arabic fast foods like Pita Falafel, Zaatar, and Choco Banana when sitting back on the outdoor tables along Marina Beach. Operation Falafel is well known to offer the Zingy food to amplify your experience. You can find a great variety to satiate your hunger pangs even though you are on a diet.

Getting There

Also known as New Dubai for great urban living and plush waterfront development, Dubai Marina is easily accessible by different transport modes. Dubai’s metro service offers great connectivity to other major cities from the marina. You can easily access Sheikh Zayed Road walkways to reach the area from both sides.


Burj Al Arab and the Mall of the Emirates are well connected to the Dubai Marina with 9-mile Al Sufouh Tramway. There are three metro stations on Red Line along with monorail running from Al Sufouh Road to Palm Jumeirah. You can easily reach Dubai Marina by taking the metro from Dubai Airport and it takes up to 45 minutes. It takes up to 25 minutes through a taxi or private cab. It takes around 2 hours on SkyBus on clear traffic. You can book your Dubai sightseeing city tour package to get there without any stress.

Dubai Honeymoon Package


Enjoy Dubai luxury tour package with and visit the amazing Palm Islands or Burj Khalifa. Have fun at Dhow Cruise, Dubai Desert Safari, International Buffet Dinner, and Abu Dhabi City Tour with our Dubai group tour packages.



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