Things to do in Dubai Marina

Things to do in Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina is a canal city with a length of 3 KM along the Persian Gulf shoreline. Dubai marina extends from Al Sufoh Road to Dubai Media City. Here you go things to do in Dubai Marina,  The place is filled with magnificent skyscrapers and luxury yachts.  The open beach and Jumeirah beach residence is the thing which comprises and symbolizes Dubai marina.

It’s so close to the open sea that you can even spot sharks and whales up close during migrating season. Dubai Marina has several residential complexes such as, AL Sahab, AL Majara, Marina Quays and much more but everything is not publically accessible.

So let’s see what the best options to enjoy around Dubai Marina.

1. Yacht or Cruise Trip

Yacht or Cruise Trip Dubai

Sailing on a cruise or yacht in Dubai Marina is an experience like none other. Moving through the canal with manmade marvels and towering skyscrapers on both sides is a visual spectacle. You can come aboard on a luxury yacht and explore the waters of Dubai Marina. Yacht sail in Dubai Marina is more popular because of the cruise dinners and sunset cruise. They are some of the prime attractions for the people visiting Dubai Marina.

During the sail, you will also be treated with some of the BBQ and buffets. Some yachts even offer the gourmet menu and bespoke diners. It will also be accompanied with champagnes and wines. Another major attraction for sailing in Dubai Marina is the majestic view of the sunset over the Persian Gulf.

Usually, the yachts are extremely spacious with numerous on deck facilities. You can just lounge and relax on one of the decks and enjoy the view all around with dining and sailing. While sailing you will be enjoying the architecture of this man made marvel.

Champion Yachts has some of the finest vessels for yacht trips and yacht charters. The specialty of champions Yachts is in its customized and personalized yacht services. The Champion yachts trips will also take you to the outskirts of the Palm Jumeirah islands while sailing through the Dubai Marina.

2. Shopping, Dining, and Swimming

The walk is the Beach at Dubai Marina which is filled with all the outdoor entertainment activities. The place is located directly opposite to JBR. It has a modern low rise designing which is architectural beauty in itself. It has a beachside location and the place is crawling with shopping and dining options. It also houses the cave caffe,a café concept of Italian designer Robert Cavalli. You can buy a number of souvenirs to make your trip memorable. You can also opt to have a swim on the sea or to play sports on the sand.

The place also has some of the best places for Mediterranean, Chinese, Italian and US cuisines.  The place also has a new Bluewaters island with world’s second Caesar’s Palace Hotel. Chic Cove Beach Club is also housed at this place.

3. Open Air Dining

Open Air Dining

It’s one of the best places for dining in the open air. You can enjoy those sunshine filled meals with numerous options. One of the prime attractions of the place is Bateel Café, famous for the gourmet dates. The café is also famous for its European cuisines. Pier 7 is another place which has become extensively famous over the last few years and emerged as one of the most exclusive dining hubs.

It has a revolutionary design of 7 dining concepts on seven different floors. The structure has an all Glass Cylindrical structure close to Dubai marina mall. The best of the lot is “The Scene”, which offers the “British comfort food” by Simon Rimmer. It has an outdoor terrace for dining which is usually packed.

4. Flying over the Marina

Earlier we use to scope the Dubai Marina from a tall building, but no more. Now we can fly over the Dubai marina while enjoying the majestic view. The world’s longest zip-line was inaugurated in 2017. It’s a once in lifetime experience for many and a sure to do a thing for adventure enthusiasts. The line run flights from 170m up from one of the JBR’s Towers and ends at waterway on the top of Marina mall every day of the year. You can zoom with a speed of 80km/hr.

5. Shopping

Shopping, Dining, and Swimming

The Dubai marina mall is a spectacle in itself. It’s one of the favorite places for children with a play center. It also has some of the most exceptional dining places for the foodies. The high-end shoppers will enjoy the high street stores of Cos, River Island, Monsoon, H&M and much more. It’s the best place for shopping specially on weekends as the place gets buzzing. It also has an edutainment sanctuary for children and families.

The outdoor area of the mall is the place for hosting seasonal events. The most famous seasonal events are, al fresco cinema celebrations, street carnivals and music festivals.

6. Camel Ride

Camel ride
You can take a camel ride at marina beach and JBR beach. It’s also an affordable option for many people. The Arabian camels look majestic with tassels and blankets. The ride starts slow but once it gains pace you will enjoy it thoroughly.

7. Party

Night party in dubai
If you love the nightlife then Dubai Marina is a perfect place. Many discos and beach clubs are just around the corner at a walking distance. You can also enjoy some of the relaxed pubs if you don’t like loud music. Many pubs and discos have their own ambiance which makes them a must visit. Many of the beach clubs also have their own swimming pool for that perfect poolside party.

Tejaswini V
Tejaswini V Author at Champion Yachts Tejaswini V is a marketing student at Jain University Bangalore. Her hobbies are traveling, reading and crafting. She is also a foodie who likes to try new cuisines and writes reviews of restaurants in her blog Travel and Taste India.