Dubai Marina surprises with the scope of architectural thought – here are the newest and most impressive structures and attractions, where visitors are greeted by elegant luxury, impeccable comfort and landscapes of the beautiful coast of the Emirate.
Dubai Marina is constantly changing its appearance, as many of its buildings are still under construction. However, there are always places for tourists that are definitely worth visiting.
Shopping: shopping centers and malls
The Dubai Marina Mall offers informal family shopping. This is a small, spacious and cozy shopping center, located in a great location on the embankment. There are more than 130 retail outlets on four levels, including walking cafes and restaurants. You will find such large chain stores as Reiss, Levi's, Tommy Hilfiger, Nine West and Cos.
The shopping center has many restaurants where you can have a snack, sitting in the fresh air by the water.
Elite restaurants, bars, cafes
Dubai Marina is full of restaurants, bars and cafes. All establishments follow health and safety measures in connection with COVID-19. The restaurants offer international cuisine, and also specialize in individual types.
For example, the European-type bar Couqley (Couqley French Bistro) offers French cuisine: onion soup, crab cakes, entrecote, beef tartare, creme brulee, chocolate mousse and much more. It is open daily from 12 pm to 01: 00 am. There are also vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes on the menu.
Asil Restaurant specializes in Lebanese, Moroccan, Turkish cuisine. It is open from 01.00 pm to 02: 00 am. It is also suitable for vegetarians and vegans. The restaurant ranks first in the top 10 restaurants in Dubai, according to the travel website Tripdvisor. The Fogueira restaurant focuses on Brazilian cuisine and barbecue: striploin, picanha, fillet in garlic marinade-will pleasantly please gourmets. It is open from 06: 00 pm to 12: 30 on weekdays and 01: 00 on weekends. The menu includes Halal dishes and gluten-free dishes.
La Fontana Restaurant, located on the Dubai Marina, will treat you to international cuisine. The restaurant hosts themed evenings when you can taste dishes of different cultures: Arabic, Asian, Mexican. The place is also suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
SPA, beauty and health
Go on a spa trip with Naturelife Spa Premium. The salon offers several types of massage:
Royal Ottoman massage. It is performed in a hammam on a warm marble stone with the help of fragrant olive-colored soap foam. Fatigue, psychological exhaustion, all kinds of depression-all this will pass after the first session.
Sports massage. You don't have to be an athlete to benefit from a sports massage. This massage emphasizes the prevention and healing of injuries to muscles and tendons and can be useful for people with injuries, chronic pain or a limited range of movements.
Swedish massage. Classic massage technique. Increased attention is paid to deeper penetration into the joint tissues, rubbing of the identified seals and stretching of the neurovascular bundles.
Massage with hot stones. This massage uses a temperature effect on the body through special stones. The stones are preheated to the desired temperature so as not to damage the skin, then a relaxing massage is performed with their help.
One of the pleasant and easy ways to spend time is to have dinner on the beach next to the sea or go to the bar on the top floor of the hotel to enjoy a fantastic view of the bay and the archipelago of artificial Palm islands with the world-famous Atlantis Hotel on the far shore. The Walk promenade is a pedestrian zone that will lead to another novelty, The Beach shopping complex and where you can walk. Dubai Marina is a place where it is customary to effectively demonstrate their supercars during an evening walk, so you can meet a lot of "Lamborghini", "Maserati" and "Ferrari".
The company TEPfactor Dubai offers entertainment for those who love adrenaline-a quest in a cave. All you need is a team of 2 to 6 players. It takes teams from 2 to 4 hours to complete 21 tasks. The minimum game is 1 hour and you pay only for the minutes spent in the cave.
Dubaiqualitytour is another entertainment operator offers the following popular leisure activities:
Ascent in a hot air balloon. Hot air balloon flight is a mandatory activity in Dubai. Enjoy the stunning views as you sail over the Dubai Desert. Before sunrise, you will be picked up from the hotel and taken to the take – off point-no more than a 45-minute drive from the city. After a brief safety briefing, you will gather around the basket and will be able to observe the process of inflating the ball. 4000 feet in the sky and one of the best places in the world where you can see the beauty of the sunrise. After exploring the desert from a bird's eye view, get ready for a trip through the dunes on a vintage Land Rover to the Heritage camp in a royal secluded place in the desert. Take a short camel ride through the desert on the outskirts of the Heritage Bedouin camp and find out why these animals are so popular in Dubai. Arrive at a real historical camp where you can enjoy a 5-star a la carte breakfast in the heart of the desert with eggs Benedict, shakshuka, salmon, caviar, haloumi cheese, fresh fruit, cold cuts and much more served to your table.
Another way to diversify your leisure time is to rent a yacht in Dubai Marina. For example, a three-story Big Daddy (BIG DADDY), 90 feet long. The ship has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate 55 people. The price also includes equipment and snacks.
A helicopter tour is a good way to experience aesthetic pleasure while admiring the panoramic views from above. Dubaikvolititur offers a 40-minute helicopter tour. You will be able to see aerial views of the city, including the MEYDAN RACE COURSE, EMIRATES HILLS, JEBEL ALI PORT and JEBEL ALI PALM. Only children from 2 years old are allowed on board. The maximum capacity is 5 people.
Parachutism (SKY DIVING). Jump with a parachute, look at Dubai from above and admire the incredible views, flying over the island of Palm Jumeirah. Entertainment has weight restrictions: women: 90 kg or less, men: 100 kg or less. It is recommended to avoid scuba diving at least 24 hours before skydiving.
The best hotels in Dubai Marina
Dubai Marina Hotels are hotels and apartments with the best rating in the most tourist area of Dubai Marina, conveniently located near the Dubai Mall, Jumeirah Beach Residence and metro station. The best hotels in Dubai Marina are in the greatest demand among tourists planning their trip to the United Arab Emirates. There are comfortable apartments on the Dubai Marina embankment with one, two and three bedrooms and steep panoramic views of the marina; it offers a 5-star apartment hotel with cool club rooms with a balcony and access to the executive lounge. Outdoor swimming pool, spa, personal butler, restaurants / bars, there are hotels at a low price, family rooms, panoramic city views, quality food, free shuttle service to the beach and shopping center, parking.