Dubai is known for its extravagant lifestyle that has incorporated western modernity while staying true to its middle-eastern roots for the perfect balance. Though living in Dubai is not for everyone as it’s one of the most expensive cities around the world. Known once as a desert only with no lifestyle to offer, you know Dubai has come a long way in its journey when it comes to development. And since then, Dubai has never looked back, evolving further and further as the seconds go by.
Known as the shopping hub around the world, Dubai has so much more to offer for the residents and tourists. So, if you’re lucky enough to afford this dream city then one thing that you absolutely can’t miss is the Dubai Marina district.
A project of Emirates, Dubai Marina is an artificial canal district, constructed to offer luxurious living and entertainment. A residential area that offers a man-made beach view and a global ambience to the visitors. Located near the Arabian Gulf coast, it is comprised of all the facilities that any full-fledged cosmopolitan city can possess. From high rise modern apartments, resorts, malls to 5-star hotels, restaurants, and beautiful walkways, and much more. You can get the card as well to get mind-blowing discounts of up to 55% to enjoy your trip to the max.
Keep reading as we list our most favourite things about Dubai marine so when you visit you know all the right places to be at.
Dubai Marina Yacht Club:
Start your trip by hitting the Dubai marina yacht club where you will find a wide range of lounges, bars, and restaurants. In the morning you can rent out a private yacht for an exotic ride over the man-made beaches and canals, while at night it is a completely different story. A fierce and vibrant nightlife along the waterfront that keeps you hooked in different activities it offers, whether it is a drink after a long day or just a dinner date on a yacht. The rental fare for the yacht is around $90 which doesn’t mean much when you’re having a time of your life.
Zero Gravity Beach Club:
When you are planning to spend your vacation enjoying the best of Dubai Marina, one thing that you can’t miss is the Zero Gravity Beach Club. It is the total idea of luxury. The area is home to a gorgeous, shimmering beach. Not only that but a glass door pool also awaits you to indulge in total luxury, with private beds to enjoy the glory of the beach in the day time. The two-tier restaurants and the indulgent lunches and breakfast at the terraces will leave you giddy with joy. Think it ends here? Hang on, there is much more. When the night falls, the area is turned to a nightclub open to the glimmering sky where you can dance the night away to your heart’s content. The Zero Gravity Beach Club opens at 10 am but the closing timings vary, ranging from 9 pm to 12 am to 3 am.
Rib Speedboat Sighting:
The exclusive yacht takes you on a thrilling 90 minutes speedboat ride on the journey around the famous landmarks of Dubai. The unforgettable ride starts from the Burj al Arab to palm Jumeirah, and from Atlantis palm till the royal palace of Dubai. Hope on your speedboat from the grand international yacht moor and admire the amazing city views and skylines while feeling the adrenaline rush of being on the water. Experience Dubai marine while speedboating and getting mesmerized as you get past all that your eyes could meet in just $35.
Sunset Dinner Cruise:
While we’re at food, one just simply cannot miss the exotic sunset dinner on the cruise. Feast yourself at this two-hour cruise trip with the buffet from one of the most luxurious hotels of Dubai marine known as the address hotel. It’s a perfect stop for all the honeymooners out there as the open-air upper deck of the dhow cruise creates a romantic ambience as you sit back and gaze at the picturesque view at night and a lower deck that is equipped with air conditioning and all other comforts for the families. A wide range of national and international dishes presented at live buffets of mouth-watering foods and munchings, proper meals and high tea, an endless variety of desserts, and non-alcoholic beverages are awaiting your visit, so hurry up!
If you are a fan of fine dining then pier 7 is just the right place for you. On every floor of the building, there are 7 different restaurants that have completely different cuisines and varieties of food that you can gorge yourself with. the restaurants have a to die for interior and ambience that creates memories for a lifetime as you enjoy the outside view of skylines, Dubai Marina, and the Arabian Gulf. Each restaurant has a different idea of presentation, from table service to buffets, treating the visitors like royalty that money can buy. It is food heaven for all the food lovers out there.
XLine Dubai Marina:
Dubai Marina has several attractions and it has never fallen behind on being one of the top tourist destinations in the world. One of the pride of Dubai Marina is the XLine. The XLine is the longest urban zipline in the entire world. And, it is the only zipline that will take you through the city! The check-in for the XLine is in the Dubai Marina Mall, and from there you can enjoy a long zip line ride through the city and add an experience to your memories like never before.
Dubai Marina Walk:
Dubai marina walk is a pathway designed for all those who love to live in a moment while staying in it. A 7 kilometres palm-lined waterfront that features a greenery outlook for the visitors that enjoy long walks. Gaze at the enormous buildings, infrastructure, skyscrapers of the man mad canal heaven while you walk past them and admire the beautiful architecture of the Dubai marine. Feed yourself at the global restaurants and cafes that offer food from all ethnicities around the world, eat whatever cuisine you ever wanted to taste. Shop your heart out at the Dubai marina mall while you’re at it. Bags, clothes makeup or electronics, everything under one roof. Let the shopping spree begin while you just ramble on the walkway.
Tandem skydive in Dubai provides free-fall experience for your free soul. Jump from the crazy height of 195 kilometres over 120 miles per hour and let the adrenaline rush through your spine in excitement and thrill. And if you’re fearing for your safety then it should be the least of your worries as the highly trained professional instructors are there to ensure your safety and guidance throughout the whole 20 minutes ride over in the air and get the aerial views of the amazing landmarks of the Burj al Arab, Ain, Dubai, Jumeirah, and Atlantis. And If you have a madness for skydiving then you can get yourself a personal trainer as well as he eases you into your passion while teaching you up to date techniques and tricks and making sure that you stay alive.
Gallery one is for those who have an insatiable thirst for art. While you roam around on the walk, don’t forget to visit the art gallery that has spectacular art pieces from all around the world. Artworks and gifts from famous and emerging artists and photographers that can you can admire while you quench your artistic soul as you gaze at the depths of beautiful artistries. You can buy artworks, posters, and photographs that will adorn your house or office walls and maybe present them as a gift to others. One thing is for sure the art pieces are eye-catchers whether displayed in the gallery or in your desired place.
Westin Heavenly Spa:
After a tiresome day of exploring the Dubai marina and its surroundings, all you need to do is sit back and relax while someone pampers you. If this is what you need then say no more. Westin heavenly spa should be your ultimate destination if you’re under the stress of a vacation trip or tired from work. Treat yourself with their heavenly massages, facials, nail, and body treatments. The products they use are no ordinary local products but are from Elemis, a British brand with multiple awards under its name. Moreover, just to take things to the next level the spa features a relaxing sauna room, jacuzzi, gym, and a steam room to ease up your soul. It might be a little hefty on the pocket as the price for different treatments vary, but when you feel pampered, relaxed and beautiful then it is worth it.
JRB Beach for Sunbathing:
At the beach and not sunbathing? You can’t miss out on that! Lie down on the white sand beach and enjoy the emerald hue water that calms the eyes from the shore as much as it relaxes the body while you’re in it. situated in the Jumeirah beach near the Dubai marine, enjoy the scenery it presents as you lay on the soft sand and enjoy the sun to flex about that perfect tan you will show of once off the trip. Go gaga at the beach as you indulge yourself with fun water sports or just go completely nuts while you swim and play.
Mall of Emirates Dubai:
If you’re in Dubai marina you just can’t miss out on the mall of emirates. Situated a little further from the premises of Dubai marina, it’s a megamall that holds hundreds of small and big, national and international brands, from Gucci to Chanel, Samsung to apple it’s home for luxury items. But what you need to visit is Ski Dubai. A 3000 square feet Winterland that has something to offer for all ages. Ski yourself along with other people on the real snow over the twin tracks or enjoy a chairlift ride and enjoy the downside view from the highness of the sky. Buy paying only $40, you can indulge yourself in the world’s first indoor black diamond run or just slid on the snow hills and unleash complete madness. Oh, and try not getting carried away by the cuteness of the penguins as they march past you.