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 Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort, The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, Grosvenor House Hotel and Apartments, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, One&Only Royal Mirage, JA Oasis Beach Tower, Habtoor Grand Resort Autograph Collection, Nuran Marina Serviced Residences Dubai, Tamani Marina Hotel and Hotel Apartments, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Radisson Blu Residence Dubai Marina, Arjaan by Rotana Dubai Media City, Amwaj Rotana, Lotus Hotel Apartments & Spa Dubai, Movenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, Media One Hotel Dubai, The Address Dubai Marina, Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, One&Only The Palm Dubai, Marina Byblos Hotel, Marina View Deluxe Hotel Apartment, Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Hilton Dubai The Walk, Pearl Marina Hotel Apartments, JA Ocean View Hotel, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Dubai, Roda Amwaj Suites Jumeirah Beach Residence, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai - Jumeirah Beach, InterContinental Dubai Marina, Jannah Marina Bay Suites, Wyndham Dubai Marina, and Rixos Premium Dubai.
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.
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