Things to do near Dubai Marina | Visit STACK
Things to do near Dubai Marina
Buzzing with life and activity, Dubai Marina – a modern district and one of the world’s largest man-made marinas – is complemented by luxurious waterside residences, 5-star hotels, lively cafés and restaurants, vibrant nightlife and an array of sports, leisure and cultural activities. Whether you are looking for a place to have a quiet weekend with the family, the city’s best sun-strewn golden beaches, a home base for a fishing jaunt, or just a place to explore the fast-paced urban lifestyle of the city dwellers – Dubai Marina is the perfect locale to loll about and satisfy every member of the family.
Take a tour of Dubai’s architectural marvels
Sample Dubai’s gleaming urban architecture in close quarters of the Dubai Marina. A highlight is the stunning Burj Al Arab, the most luxurious hotel in the world, located only 15 minutes and the Burj Khalifa in Downtown Dubai is 23 minutes from Dubai Marina.
Cruise along the marina
Cruise through the heart of Dubai along the architectural marvels of the city overlooking the Dubai Creek and take in the sheer beauty of the city’s skyline and the glittering reflections of it in the Marina waters. While you watch the scenic views pass by, indulge in a delicious buffet dinner of exquisite Arabic and international cuisine with relaxing live local music and some great entertainment shows onboard any one of the top Dhow Cruises in Dubai.
Spend the day shopping
Dubai is synonymous with shopping and is home to a number of shopping options guaranteeing something for all tastes and budgets. Dubai Marina Mall is perfect for your Dubai shopping needs. The mall offers everything from fashion labels to speciality stores. The Marina and its nearby area, Jumeirah Beach Road (JBR) is also home to some of the finest shops and luxury boutiques in Dubai, including Boutique 1, Cottage Chic, S*uce, Hamac and Seduce. For an outdoor retail experience, head to the Covet Garden Market in The Walk at JBR. No shopping experience would be complete without visiting the Beach – the longest beachfront mall in the world – a trendy outdoor destination next to JBR that offers a mix of shopping outlets and a great outdoor atmosphere to rewind.
Take a stroll at The Walk
Known as one of the most popular destinations in Dubai, The Walk is Dubai’s first outdoor promenade along the beach. It is only a minute from Dubai Marina and is packed with people during weekends. Stroll on The Walk to discover plenty of upbeat shops and fashionable boutiques, al fresco dining options, creative art displays, cultural events and many outdoor activities.
Dine out with the family
Enjoy the many exceptional restaurants and cafés the city has to offer. For those who love eating out with the sight and sound of the sea, Dubai Marina and JBR have a number of restaurants and cafés for some casual dining experience in sight of the shore including, Pappa Roti, The Cheesecake Factory, Operation:Falafel, Eggspectation, and Pots, Pans & Boards. Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Rhodes Twenty10, Atelier M, Pier 7 and Bice are few options for a fine dining experience.
Relax on Dubai’s golden sandy beaches
Dubai boasts several opportunities to enjoy a quiet day at the beach. If you want to pull yourself away from the city noises and crowd, and stretch your legs, then Jumeirah Beach is an ideal place to be. The beach offers a relaxing spot to kick your legs up and watch the sunset paint the sea and the neighbouring buildings pink and gold.
Visit STACK at Skydive, Dubai Marina
Nothing brings the family together like a fun and engaging LEGO® game at STACK – the largest event for fans of LEGO® in the Middle East! Come and enjoy a unique opportunity to play, create and build with LEGO®, take part in fun activities and explore exciting attractions in each of our zones. The event will be a place for you to meet Adult Fans of LEGO® (AFOL), do freestyle LEGO® construction exercises or take part in building challenges and competitions. STACK will keep all in the family thoroughly entertained and give the little ones a great play experience. Come and have a play with LEGO® at STACK in Dubai from the 19th to 22nd of October 2016. There are cool prizes up for grabs at this four-day LEGO® extravaganza. Book your tickets here.