Dubai Marina is a man-made marina lying between Al Sufouh and Jebel Ali. With over 200 high-rise towers, including 40 towers of the Jumeirah Beach Residence, it is the world’s largest man-made marina.
Hotels and places to stay in and around this area include Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Dubai, Tamani Marina Hotel and Hotel Apartments, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai - Jumeirah Beach, Oaks Liwa Heights, Grosvenor House A Luxury Collection Hotel Dubai, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Marina Hotel Apartments, Movenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers, and Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach.
Properties at the Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach Residence are predominantly expensive tower apartments. The apartments have been popular with property speculators. The first phase, Dubai Marina Towers, comprising 6 towers (Murjan, Al Mass, Fairooz, Mesk, Yass, and Anbar) of 1 – 4 bedroom apartments sold out before the buildings were even complete.
Many of the apartments at Dubai Marina are now available for short term rent, providing a relatively inexpensive alternative to hotels.
Attractions & Entertainment
The Walk, a promenade running between the beachfront hotels and Jumeirah Beach Residence, is lined with numerous restaurants and cafes.
The Dubai Tram opened in November 2014. Trams loop around Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach Residence before heading into Al Sufouh.
Map of Dubai Marina
Interactive map of the Dubai Marina. Places of interest in Jumeirah Lakes Towers, directly west, are also shown.