Dubai Marina Beach (JBR Beach) - the most touristic in Dubai

Dubai Marina Beach is a public beach in Dubai, which is one of the most touristic and visited in the city.

The beach is also known as the beach of Jumeirah beach residence or JBR beach (arabic name: شاطئ جيه بي آر) because it is adjacent to the neighborhood of JBR (Jumeirah Beach Residence, JBR abbreviation, arabic name: مساكن جميرا شاطئ), which is famous for glass skyscrapers lined up, including along the beach.

The beach is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf in Dubai Marina in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Marina Beach is located in front of Blue Waters artificial island (Bluewaters), which is the most the tallest in the world Ain Dubai Ferris Wheel. The beach is connected to the island by Blue Waters footbridge (Bluewaters Bridge).

Marina Beach has a length of about 1.7 kilometers and is one of the most well-maintained beaches in Dubai, which also makes it one of the most popular beaches.

This is a free city beach.

The beach has the shape of an elongated crescent.

The beach strip is wide, with soft fine light sand; small pebbles are rarely found.

The sea water is calm and clean enough, the depth comes gradually, in places shallow water.

The beach is clean and well maintained, has all the necessary infrastructure.

Lifeguards are on duty on the beach, there are toilet and showers; paid sun loungers and umbrellas in beach clubs; a playground for children and a small park area; a large floating water park, a water playground "Splash Pad", water entertainment and sports are available.

Standing out on the beach is "The Flying Cup at The Beach", an entertainment establishment offering a cup of coffee, tea or other drink with snacks of your choice, and, at the same time, your table will be raised above the ground to a height of 40 meters , which will make it possible to enjoy not only the meal, but also the views. Website:

On the beach, you can sleep on your own towel. But there is no natural shade on the beach.

Near the beach there are cafes and restaurants, including those with direct access to the beach.

Also near the beach there are shops, a shopping center "The Beach", an area of slot machines and entertainment.

Dubai Marina Beach Hotels

Although Dubai Marina Beach is public, there are hotels on it that have their own beach areas (there are partially fenced areas of the beach) with sun loungers and umbrellas and direct access to the beach.

The most famous and recognizable of the hotels that have sun loungers and parasols on the beach (but not their own beach fenced area) is 5 star Address Beach Resort, located in a skyscraper whose structure consists of two towers connected at the bottom, and with a sky bridge at the top that connects levels 63 to 77.

In the hotel: outdoor pools, terrace, restaurant, bar, fitness center, spa, children's playground with a fountain, free Wi-Fi, free private parking and a 24-hour front desk. Nearly 294 meters above sea level, the rooftop infinity pool offers stunning views of the beach itself, Bluewaters Island, the Palm Jumeirah and part of Dubai Marina.

Breakfast may be included in the room rate. Link to the hotel booking

Most of the hotels with their own beach areas are located in the north-eastern part of the beach, while the south-western part of the beach strip is more public, and, accordingly, more crowded and passable.

From hotels with beach umbrellas, sun loungers on the beach

5-star Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort with an outdoor pool with a sun terrace, restaurants, bar, spa, fitness center, squash courts and free parking. Room rates may include: breakfast, breakfast + dinner or tomorrow + lunch + dinner. Link to the hotel booking

4-star DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach with swimming pools, restaurant, bar, spa and fitness centers, free Wi-Fi. Room rates may include a buffet breakfast. Link to the hotel booking

5-star Rixos Premium Dubai JBR Resort with outdoor pool, restaurants, bar, entertainment, spa and fitness centres. Room rates may include: breakfast or breakfast + dinner. Link to the hotel booking

5-star Hilton Dubai Jumeirah resort with a garden, swimming pool, restaurants, sports bar, spa and fitness centres. Room rates may include: breakfast or breakfast + dinner. Link to the hotel booking

5-star resort hotel The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai with a green area, outdoor pools, including for adults and children, restaurants, bar, spa - and a fitness center. Room rates may include: breakfast or breakfast + dinner. Link to the hotel booking

5-star resort hotel Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection with green area, swimming pools, including a water slide, sauna, restaurants, bar, spa - and a fitness centre, playground for children, free private parking and a 24-hour front desk. Room rates may include: breakfast, breakfast + dinner or tomorrow + lunch + dinner. Link to the hotel booking

Evening Beach Dubai Marina Beach

In the evening, when it gets dark, Marina Beach is also popular, and its south-western part becomes a place for walking and relaxing - it is here that the most developed infrastructure (entertainment, shops, cafes and restaurants) is located, as well as decking on the beach that leads to the Blue Waters Bridge, which, in turn, the queue leads to the island of Blue Waters.

Sometimes, also during the days of the winter shopping festival Dubai Shopping Festival, in the evenings you can watch fireworks and shows from the beach, including laser and drone shows, which play different colors over the waters of the Persian Gulf to the sound of music.

Video drone show from Dubai Marina Beach

Dubai Marina Beach is especially popular in the New Year, when from the beach you can watch one of the most exciting events in Dubai - fireworks at 00:00 hours.

Remark! The second, but not the most popular, place to celebrate the New Year in Dubai is Downtown, where a fireworks show with a laser show and a show of dancing fountains takes place. More about Downtown Dubai…

How to get to Marina Beach

You can get to Dubai Marina Beach at taxi, car, public bus, tram, metro or ferry.

Tram stops: Jumeirah Beach Residence 1 and Jumeirah Beach Residence 2.

Metro stations: DMCC Metro Station and Sobha Realty Metro Station (red line). You should go first to the Dabai Marina Canal, then cross the canal over the bridge and follow the beach.

All accommodation facilities in Dubai, including those near Dubai Marina, near other beaches, in the center of Dubai and more remotely from them, you can view and book here booking

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