How To Spend A Day At The Dubai Marina? Here’s A Guide

by Krishna Toprani
How To Spend A Day At The Dubai Marina? Here’s A Guide

The Dubai Marina is among the most luxurious and happening places in the city, with bustling hot restaurants, boats, good housing, hotels, and even the Jumeirah beach hardly a five minute walk away. With so much to do and just one day, it can get overwhelming. We’ve summed up among the best experiences for you that you can have at the Marina Bay Area in Dubai!

1. Take A Stroll On The Marina

Dubai Marina Walk is a 7 km long palm-lined waterfront walkway with landscaped greenery. Take a stroll as you enjoy views of the emerald-hued waterway with luxury yachts passing by. Dine at one of the many global cafes, food outlets, and restaurants that will satisfy cravings for most cuisines. Marvel at the amazing architecture of the numerous skyscrapers in this man-made marina.

2. Dubai Marina Mall

Your day is not finished without a mall. The Marina Mall boasts over 140 outlets including high-street fashion brands and couture. There are dining spots with the view of the water, Reel Cinemas, and even a supermarket. Shop at popular stores like Adidas, ALDO, American Vintage, Steve Madden, Bath & Body Works, Destination Maternity, Hugo Boss, and MAC. S. When tired, take a break dining at one of the 22 eateries like Carluccio’s, Shakespeare and Co., Five Guys, and so many more. Don’t forget to capture photos at the beautiful Dubai Marina Walk fountain. After a day of exploring, unwind and relax at one of the spas along the walk.

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3. Enjoy A Luxury Yacht Tour

Explore all the top landmarks with this amazing Luxury Yacht Tour experience departing from the famous Dubai Marina. Your experience is complete with a tour guide and freshly prepared BBQ or breakfast on boardEnjoy a morning cruise with breakfast or afternoon and sunset cruise with live BBQ

  • Sail past the marina and iconic hotel Burj Al Arab
  • Relax on the spacious upper deck and air-conditioned lower deck
  • Avail of the 5-star hospitality from the qualified crew

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4. Admire Artworks At Gallery One

Gallery One displays beautiful original and authentic artworks and gifts by both famous, as well as emerging artists.  They even have giftable art which are presented in a beautiful gift box, wall art, and Clarus editions which are artworks and photographs by renowned creative talent and posters. Brighten your house with these amazing pieces or get that stunning gift for your friend.

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5. 12-Minute Dubai Helicopter Tour

Your 12-minute helicopter tour takes off from the Dubai Police Academy – Helidubai Helipad and quickly offers you a panoramic view of Palm Jumeirah and Atlantis as you cross the trunk of The Palm. As your aerial tour continues you’ll fly above the sparkling Dubai beaches and get a closer look at the 7-star Burj Al Arab Hotel. Marvel at the architectural masterpieces found only in Dubai, such as the Burj Khalifa, which is the tallest building in the world and the JW Marquis Marriot, which is the tallest hotel in the world. You’ll also have unobstructed views of the Dubai Canal and the impressive structures at the Business Bay.

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6. Go Skydiving

Skydiving is on nearly everyone’s bucket list. Free fall at over 193 kmph with an experienced instructor at Skydive Dubai. You can even choose the option of a gyrocopter flight which takes you on a 20-minute ride at 457 meters as you marvel at amazing aerial views of Dubai’s highlights such as Ain Dubai, Palm Jumeirah Island, Atlantis, and the Burj Al Arab.


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7. Head To The Downtown Beach

Imagine fine sand on a white sandy beach, a light cool breeze blowing around you, emerald hued waters, amazing views, and just the right amount of sunshine, you will love the Jumeirah Beach Residence. With the boardwalk lined with restaurants, spiced nuts, Turkish ice cream, gelatos, bask in the sun as you enjoy the amazing views or enjoy a swim in the warm waters. You can also indulge in some water sports activities or even rent a bike. Marvel at the beautiful and luxurious beachfront hotels such as Burj Al Arab. A lazy day out in the sun with amazing views as your backdrop is all the vacationing you need. When you want to head indoors, you can even step into the mall that’s quite literally attached to the beach!

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8. Enjoy A Day At The AquaFun Water Park

If you’re looking for something fun with the kids, AquaFun Water Park ticks your boxes.  It is the largest inflatable water park in the world, spanning over an area of 2,700sqm. There are 74 different games for you to climb, jump, and slide around endlessly. This water park is perfect if you want to engage in some fun activities with your friends or family, and is the ideal place to indulge in beach activities.


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