Dubai Marina Walk: All You Need To Know


Everyone is talking about Dubai Marina Walk. Are you wondering what is so special about it?

Dubai Marina Walk is part of the Dubai Marina area and is one of the most popular areas among tourists and expats. And, it is also my favorite place in Dubai.

I will not linger for a long time and I tell you, what is so special about Dubai Marina Walk, what to do here, where to stay, and how to get there.

Dubai Marina Walk: Overview

Dubai Marina Walk is about a 7 km long promenade around Marina Canal. It is lined up with palm trees, benches, restaurants, and cafes and surrounded by skyscrapers.

There are luxury yachts parking along the Marina Walk and a small lovely fountain as well as Marina signs for picture taking can be found here.

It is a great area for a lovely walk, jogging, cycling, having dinner, or even shopping, especially in the evening.

Things To Do In Dubai Marina Walk

Marina Walk offers many opportunities during the day and night alike.


Walking around the Marina water canal is one of the best places for a walk in Dubai. Whether you choose the daytime, if the weather allows it, or nighttime, a walk here is always pleasant.

I love walking here at night when all the lights are on. It is also great for a romantic walk after your dinner.

Dubai Marina Walk at night

Not only for a romantic walk but Marina Walk is also great when you have children. There are several playgrounds around with benches for parents to sit and watch their children having fun.

Moreover, people love to go jogging here as it is a flat and long area.

Do you prefer a bike or a scooter? No problem. You can rent one here.


There is always something for shopaholics in Dubai. In Dubai Marina, you can enjoy shopping at Dubai Marina Mall.

Even though it is a very small mall you will find several famous brands to choose from.

There is also a Waitrose supermarket, food court, cinema, and currency exchange.


Dubai Marina Walk is a great place to eat. You will find it all here, whether you are looking for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

A restaurant in Dubai Marina Walk

You can choose from many kinds of restaurants, and cafes located around the promenade.

For example, ILOLI restaurant is open during the day and night where you can have delicious meals, cocktails, and shisha.

Other restaurants are Nando’s, Lamoroso Restaurant & Cafe, Wagamama, Carluccio’s, and many more.

For more fancy eating head to Pier 7 where you will find luxury restaurants and bars with a stunning view of the Dubai Marina Walk.


Are you looking for some adrenaline and adventure? You can certainly get it here. In Dubai Marina, there is the longest urban zipline in the world, called XLine Dubai Marina.

You will fly from one side of the marina to another with a speed of up to 80 km per hour. You can get there from Dubai Marina Mall.

Visiting Mosque

Mohammed Bin Ahmed Al Mulla Mosque in Dubai Marina Walk

There is a small Mosque called Mohammed Bin Ahmed Al Mulla Mosque, where you can take a guided tour. The entrance fee is 10 AED.

Taking a cruise

Several cruise tours are departing from Dubai Marina. You can choose a traditional Abra cruise or a modern luxury yacht.

Yachts in Dubai Marina

Options with breakfast, lunch, or dinner are available.

Where To Stay In Dubai Marina Walk

Dubai Marina Walk is not only about walking, shopping, and eating. There are residential buildings and hotels where you can stay during your holiday.

You can find many Airbnb in Marina where you will have a lovely view on the walk from the balcony.

If you prefer a hotel, there are several hotels you can stay in. Here are some for you.

JW Marriott Hotel Marina with an amazing infinity pool that will give an awesome view of Marina Walk.

Grosvenor House, A Luxury Collection Hotel with a view of Dubai Marina and complimentary pool and beach access to the sister’s hotel.

Cheaper options with a view of Marina Walk are Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina and Rove Dubai Marina.

How To Get To Dubai Marina Walk

Getting to Dubai Marina Walk is easy whether you use a car, taxi, or public transportation.

  • By public transportation: Take a metro to Sobha Realty metro station and walk across to the Marina Walk. If you coming by bus, take number 8 to the stop at Jumeirah Beach Residence 2. From here is about 5 minutes walk. From Al Shindagha or Dubai Water Canal, you can also take a Water Taxi that will take you to Dubai Marina Walk.
  • By Car: You can come by car however there is not much parking here available. You can park at Dubai Marina Mall.
  • By taxi or Uber: Just tell your driver you want to go to Dubai Marina Walk.

Dubai Marina Walk: FAQs

Is it worth going to Dubai Marina?

Yes, Dubai Marina is worth it. It is one of the most beautiful areas in Dubai, whether to live in or for a holiday. And it is more beautiful at night.

Does Dubai Marina have a beach?

Yes, Dubai Marina has a beach but it is across the road. It depends on which part of the Marina you are staying in, you can either walk or you may need to take a bike or taxi. to get there.

Is Dubai Marina expensive to live in?

Dubai Marina is not a cheap area however it is not the most expensive in Dubai.

The Wrap-up: Visiting Dubai Marina Walk

Dubai Marina Walk with its 7 km long promenade, shops, restaurants and entertainment is one of the most beautiful areas in Dubai.

Whether you are staying in Dubai Marina during your holiday or just coming to explore the area, Dubai Marina Walk is one of the places you should not miss.

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