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Walk through this canal city of high-rise apartments, pleasant parklands, shopping malls and beach. Then, see it all from above in a seven-storey food court.

Ride a dhow or walk the landscaped paths around the Dubai Marina. For 3 kilometres (2 miles), high-rise apartments and luxury resorts stand along a canal. High-end shopping and dining accompany this outdoor oasis in the middle of Dubai.

Dubai Marina is one of the largest man-made canal cities in the world. To build the canal, the land was dug away, allowing the gulf to flow into the interior of the city. Sail between the high-rises in a dhow, a traditional Arabian sailboat.

Walk along the shoreline through the walkways and parklands that abut the water. The Marina Walk runs along the water for 7 kilometres (4.5 miles) and encompasses the whole marina. Admire the speedboats and lavish yachts moored at the marina, and watch the ferryboats chug along the canal. At the end of your walk, drop by Jumeirah Beach to cool off in the Persian Gulf.

Spend the rest of your day shopping around the marina. The Dubai Marina Mall features more than 120 stores, plus an outdoor arcade of vendors called the Marina Market. Find it by stepping out behind the mall, where the market runs along the canal. It is open between October and April from Wednesday to Saturday. Sit in the outdoor terraces of one of the market’s many restaurants and eat dinner while enjoying the breeze.

From the mall, take the elevator up through the seven-storey Gourmet Tower. Cuisine varies by floor, so spend some time cruising up and down in the elevator before you make a decision. Head up to the top floor and look out onto the marina from above.

Located in western Dubai, the Dubai Marina is around 20 kilometres (13 miles) from downtown. Reach it by car along the Sheikh Zayed Road or take the red line on the Metro. A ferry loop passes through the marina and out to the Atlantis Hotel.


Popular places to visit in Dubai Marina

Burj Khalifa
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Burj Khalifa

4.5/5(126 reviews)

Soar up the world’s tallest structure for a unique perspective on this breath-taking city.

Dubai Mall
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Dubai Mall

4.5/5(172 reviews)

Shop ‘til you drop at one of the largest retail and entertainment centres in the world.

Top activities in Dubai Marina

99 Minute Original Sightseeing Boat Tour in Dubai
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99 Minute Original Sightseeing Boat Tour in Dubai

NZ$92
Per adult
98% of travellers recommend
Dubai Marina: Luxury Yacht Tour with Breakfast or BBQ
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Dubai Marina: Luxury Yacht Tour with Breakfast or BBQ

NZ$86
Per adult
92% of travellers recommend
IMG Worlds of Adventure Tickets
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IMG Worlds of Adventure Tickets

NZ$92
Per adult
Elegant Houseboat Dinner Cruise
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Elegant Houseboat Dinner Cruise

NZ$123
Per adult
74% of travellers recommend
Luxury Dubai Marina Dinner Cruise with Licensed Bar
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Luxury Dubai Marina Dinner Cruise with Licensed Bar

NZ$86
Per adult
72% of travellers recommend
Dubai Dhow Marina Dinner Cruise
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Dubai Dhow Marina Dinner Cruise

NZ$78
Per adult

Top hotels in Dubai Marina

Address Dubai Marina
Address Dubai Marina
5 out of 5
Al Marsa Street, 66 Dubai Marina, PO Box 32923, Dubai
The price is NZ$299 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.

This family-friendly Dubai hotel is located in the entertainment district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Dubai Marina Mall and The Beach Mall. Jebel Ali Race Course ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (679 reviews)

"The Address Dubai Marina is one or the best places I’ve stayed anyplace around the world. Their staff and services are exemplary and the accommodations are next level beautiful. Special note must be made to the exceptional team, including Osama, Ali, and my friend Tarek. Thanks 😊"…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug. 2020

Address Dubai Marina
Wyndham Dubai Marina
Wyndham Dubai Marina
4 out of 5
Al Seba Street, P.O. Box 215373, Dubai
The price is NZ$104 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.

Located in Jumeirah Beach Residence, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Jumeirah Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Ibn Battuta Mall and Emirates Golf Club. Mall ...

4.2/5Excellent! (607 reviews)

"I enjoyed everything about my stay (dining, accommodations, etc.) at Wyndham Dubai Marina. I am particularly impressed with not only the level of service throughout the Hotel but the consistency. I had a very long stay (over 30 days) and the personal approach in delivering top-quality service by ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2020

Wyndham Dubai Marina
Rove Dubai Marina
Rove Dubai Marina
3 out of 5
Dubai Marina Promenade, PO Box 119444, Dubai, Dubai
The price is NZ$84 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.

Located in Jumeirah Beach Residence, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of The Beach Mall, The Walk and Jumeirah Beach. Dubai Marina Mall and Skydive Dubai are ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (607 reviews)

"My stay at the Rove was fantastic. The staff was friendly and helpful, the room was great and the service was superior. I would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 3 Sep. 2020

Rove Dubai Marina
Dusit Princess Residences - Dubai Marina
Dusit Princess Residences - Dubai Marina
Al Emreef St, Dubai, Dubai
The price is NZ$155 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.

Located in Jumeirah Beach Residence, this apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of The Beach Mall, The Walk and Dubai Marina Mall. Jumeirah Beach and Skydive ...

3/5 (6 reviews)

"Property is in excellent location, having a groceries shop almost next door makes ideal for families with children's who preferred to prepare food for themselves.Front office staffs are friendly but seems due to Covid the hotel is operating with minimal staffs. only the disappointing this that the ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep. 2020

Dusit Princess Residences - Dubai Marina
Rixos Premium Dubai JBR
Rixos Premium Dubai JBR
5 out of 5
The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai
The price is NZ$360 per night from 9 Nov. to 10 Nov.

Nestled on the beach, this Jumeirah Beach Residence hotel is within a 5-minute walk of The Walk and Jumeirah Beach. Dubai Marina Mall and Skydive Dubai are also ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (348 reviews)

"good hotel, once complain is raised, they do their best to satisfy the guest."…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug. 2020

Rixos Premium Dubai JBR
Grosvenor House, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Dubai
Grosvenor House, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Dubai
5 out of 5
Al Emreef Street, Dubai
The price is NZ$244 per night from 31 Oct. to 1 Nov.

This family-friendly Dubai hotel is located in the entertainment district, within 1 mi (2 km) of The Beach Mall, The Walk and Dubai Marina Mall. Jumeirah Beach ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (992 reviews)

"The property is outstanding. Terrofic location on the Marina. Exquisite Breakfast. Great service"…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug. 2020

Grosvenor House, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Dubai
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