In order to create the man-made marina in Dubai Marina, the developers brought the waters of the Arabian Gulf into the site of Dubai marina, creating a new waterfront. There is a large central waterway, excavated from the desert and running the length of the 3 km site. More than 12% of the total land area on the site has been given over to this central public space.Although much of this area is occupied by the marina water surface, it also includes almost 8 km of landscaped public walkways.
In Dubai Marina there is a wealth of restaurants offering cuisines from around the world – covering everything from casual, fresco cafes and eateries to fine dining establishments and trendy bars.
There is a good network of roads in and around the area plus a tram that links the Dubai Metro and the Palm Monorail, running along Al Sufouh Road and Jumeirah Beach Road from the Mall of the Emirates at one end to Dubai Marina at the other. In addition, a water bus runs from 10am to 10pm every 15 minutes between various stations within the marina. There is also a ferry that runs between Dubai Marina Mall and Al Ghubaiba as well as a selection of more tourist minded routes out to the Palm and back or traditional abara rides around the marina area.
In terms of accommodation, each sub-community presents its residents with a complete lifestyle, not only with the provision of luxury apartments, but with complementary amenities such as swimming pools and gymnasiums, as well as meeting rooms and business center facilities.
It’s no surprise then that Dubai Marina living has become one of the most desirable and sought-after lifestyles in the world. It’s an incomparable place to live, socialize and visit – that thrills residents and has visitors returning time and again.
In a city that’s full of awe-striking buildings, Dubai Marina stands out as the home to some of Dubai’s newest and most fascinating buildings and attractions where visitors can relax in comfort and luxury along the waterfront. Dubai Marina is a relatively new attraction in Dubai. It’s characterized by a dramatic skyline of skyscrapers and residential apartment blocks, and looks particularly impressive when illuminated at night. With many constructions still in development, Dubai Marina is changing all the time but there’s always something for visitors to explore and enjoy. One of the best ways to see Dubai Marina is simply to walk around it. The marina area has been built with several kilometers of walkways, ideal for an afternoon stroll or a moonlight walk after a romantic meal.
Night shot of Cornish Road East in Abu Dhabi, showing Al Bahr Towers in the background, beautiful place to relax and enjoy the fresh air.
Dubai Marina is an awe-inspiring city-within-a city that delights residents with its cosmopolitan, free-spirited atmosphere and unique, invigorating lifestyle. It is an urban center on the water comparable to the most exclusive waterfront developments in the world’s leading cities, yet unlike anywhere else in Dubai, the Middle East and even the world. One of the world’s largest, most meticulously planned waterfront developments, Dubai Marina offers the exhilaration and vibrancy of a chic, urban lifestyle together with all the advantages of living on the water.
Atlantis, The Palm is a UAE hotel resort located at the apex of the Palm Jumeirah. It was the first resort to be built on the island and is themed on the myth of Atlantis but includes distinct Arabian elements. The resort opened on September 24, 2008.
Maqta Bridge Engineering (MBE) was formed in 1993 by Abbas A.Khoori in the heart of Abu Dhabi as a company to serve the oil, gas and construction industries in the United Arab Emirates. MBE is a company at the forefront of growth of the energy sector within the region. MBE is 100% UAE owned and supported by high caliber staff and is centrally located in Abu Dhabi.
Etihad Towers is the name of a complex of buildings with five towers in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, shows on the left , are located opposite the Emirates Palace hotel and feature offices, apartments and a hotel. The estimated cost for the construction are 2.5 bn Dirhams. Towers 2 and 5 topped out in November 2010. A year later, in November 2011, the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Hotel which belongs to Jumeirah Group was opened in Tower 1. Tori No Su Japanese restaurant opened within the hotel in 2012. The adjacent Tower 2 is (as of December 2012) the tallest building on Abu Dhabi island and the second tallest in Abu Dhabi after Sky Tower on Al Reem Island. Tower 2 has an observation deck in the 75th floor which is accessible from the hotel via a lower level linking podium.
Tower 1: 69 floors, 277 meters
Tower 2: 74 floors, 305 meters
Tower 3: 54 floors, 260 meters
Tower 4: 61 floors, 234 meters
Tower 5: 55 floors, 218 meters
The towers were used as a filming location for the 2015 film Furious 7. In the film, Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) steal a Lykan HyperSport and drive it through three of the towers.
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