Dubai Marina, one of the most sought-after areas in the city, offers everything residents are looking for in a given area. Recently, this district has become a centre of attraction for potential buyers and investors interested in real estate in Dubai. When it comes to entertainment, living, tourism, and a tranquil lifestyle by the sea, this area is beyond comparison.
At Dubai Marina, you can find everything from beautiful yachts and private beaches to more than 200 skyscrapers scattered throughout the territory. This community has many interesting locations, including a picturesque promenade, and numerous restaurants and nightlife venues. Unfortunately, it is one of the most expensive districts in Dubai. Here, traffic can be a complete nightmare.
An Emirates.Estate source speak about the characteristics of this fashionable area, as well as about high-potential new projects that may be of interest to investors.
Where exactly is Dubai Marina?
Dubai Marina is situated in the centre of Dubai. It is easily accessible by the main highways. The marina also allows residents to use their yachts or other water transport. Being one of the most fashionable and glamorous areas in Dubai, it occasionally experiences severe traffic, making it challenging to go from one place to another.
The nearest roads are Yalayis Street and Sheikh Zayed Road. The neighbouring districts are Jumeirah, Al Barsha, Jebel Ali, Emirates Hills, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, and Dubai Internet City.
- Dubai Marina Mall;
- Dubai Water Canal;
- The Cayan Tower.
Parks and beaches
- JBR Dog Park, a special zone for walking dogs;
- Marina Promenade, a perfect place for an evening stroll;
- JBR Beach, for time periods when you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the busy city;
- The Beach, one of the most popular beaches in Dubai.
Brand-new real estate projects in Dubai Marina
Most of the buildings in Dubai Marina are high-rise residential and mixed-use buildings, with a typical height between 250 m. and 300 m. The Pentominium, which reaches heights of 516 m, is the tallest local skyscraper. The Cayan Tower, an 80-storey, 306 m high winding tower with a 90-degree twist, is another attraction in the neighbourhood.
The majority of the apartments can be described as spacious. You can select studios, one-, and two-bedroom apartments. Almost every building has its own amenities, such as a gym, a barbecue zone, and a swimming pool. For wealthy buyers, there are five-bedroom apartment options and luxurious penthouses with the most breathtaking views of the Dubai Marina neighbourhood.
Transport and parking spaces
All of Dubai’s attractions are conveniently accessible because of Dubai Marina’s convenient location. Since finding parking in tourist areas can be difficult, the majority of visitors choose to take public transportation instead. For residents, in most cases, open and closed parking is provided. Large territories are designed as pedestrian zones, so you can easily get travel by foot and use public transport like metro or tram.
From the neighbourhood, it takes about 35 minutes to reach Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) and Dubai International Airport (DXB).
There are Dubai Marina2, DAMAC, and DMCC 1 metro stations in the area. There are also several bus routes: RMJ1, RMJ2, HJ1, HJ2, and OBH1.
Water transport is available at marine transport stations as Marina Terrace, Marina Walk, and Marina Mall.
The tram provides connections to the JBR and Al Sufuh areas.
What amenities are available?
Dubai Marina boasts one of the most extensive selections of amenities and entertainment venues in Dubai. You can find the best options here for dining, shopping, and entertainment. Nurseries and higher educational institutions can be found in the area as well.
Nurseries: Monroe’s Nursery, Fun & Play Nursery, Family and Friends Nursery, Blossom Marina Nursery Dubai, and British Nursery Toddler Town JBR.
Educational institutions: Dubai Exclusive Maritime Boat School – RYA Training Centre.
Universities and colleges: St. Petersburg State University of Economics (11 min), Synergy University Dubai (10 min).
There are available hospitals, MBF – the best life quality medical centre, and Al Seyahi Hospital.
Medical clinics are Kaya Skin Clinic – JBR Walk, Dubai, Le Royal Meridien clinic, and Emirates Hospitals clinics.
Shopping Malls: Trident Grand Mall, The Beach by Meraas, Al Mullah Plaza, and Alfattan Mall.
Supermarkets: W Mart, Al Maya.
The most popular off-plan real estate projects in Dubai Marina
There are some outstanding real estate developments in Dubai Marina. Below are the most popular projects:
Cayan Tower is a 73-storey housing building. Cayan Group develops the project through its subsidiary, Cayan Investment & Development. Construction of the project began in 2006 and was completed by 2013.
Grand Blue Tower is a multi-storey complex under construction. It consists of two separate buildings: Grand Bleu Tower Building 1 and Grand Bleu Tower Building 2. In honour of the Art Deco era, Elie Saab personally designed every aspect of the apartments, from the used materials to the interiors and finishes.
Sparkle Towers. This is a multi-storey complex of two separate buildings: Sparkle Towers 1 and Sparkle Towers 2. Residents enter the towers through a marble lobby sparkling with Swarovski crystals. The residences are also decorated with crystal-encrusted signs.
Pros and cons of living in Dubai Marina
What are the pros and cons of living in Dubai Marina?
- Convenient location close to the beach and JBR;
- Plenty of hotels, restaurants, shops, etc.;
- Excellent transport connections;
- The possibility of storing your yacht;
- Breathtaking marina views and unique architecture.
- It is loud and crowded;
- Limited number of parking spaces for non-residents;
- Permanent construction and road works;
- The high cost of living;
- Traffic jams and taxi queues.
If you are interested in real estate for sale in Dubai Marina, you can find more offers from reliable developers on the Emirates.Estate website.