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, Marina Byblos Hotel, La Verda Suites & Villas Dubai Marina, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa Autograph Collection A Marriott Luxury & Lifestyle Hotel, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Movenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach, Oaks Liwa Heights, and JA Ocean View Hotel.
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.