Dubai Marina is one of the top five tourist and expat locations in Dubai. The area is situated conveniently between the sea coast and the centre of the city. It has a large pedestrian zone, while all the necessary infrastructure is within walking distance. Dubai Marina is a compact development. Buyers can choose from a variety of options: from small studios to luxury penthouses. We will tell you here about apartments in Dubai Marina, their cost and the terms of purchase.
Dubai Marina is known as one of the world's largest artificial harbours and the most famous marina. The area around the man-made bay was originally developed by the developer Emaar Properties. However, subsequently other companies joined the project. When the entire development of Dubai Marina is completed, it will be home to over 200 skyscrapers, some of them over 300 metres tall.
The area features Dubai Marina Mall, a huge shopping centre with more than 140 shops, cafes and restaurants, and five-star hotels on the coast: Habtoor Grand, Le Royal Meridien, Ritz Carlton, Hilton, and Sheraton. It also has a pedestrian promenade. Tourists and expats looking for entertainment are attracted by X-Line, the longest urban zipline in the world, as well as infinity pools, entertainment clubs and the AquaFun Water Park.
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Minimum prices for luxury flats in Dubai Marina
From AED 478,000 (USD 130,170)
From AED 580,000 (USD 157,950)
From AED 1.7 million (USD 463,000)
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Best Flats in New Developments in Dubai Marina
Right now Dubai Marina is one of the most sought-after districts for accommodation and real estate investments. In each skyscraper you can find flats with fantastic views of Dubai’s countless wonders: the canals, the beach, the observation wheel, the Persian Gulf or Palm Jumeirah. This is the place where tourists tend to stay even if they are visiting the city for the first time. As the yield from flats here fluctuates from 5.5% to 8%per annum, demand for flats in new buildings in Dubai Marina is at an all-time high. We present here the most recent projects.
A two-tower complex by Meraas is under construction on Bluewaters Island. In five minutes you can reach the neighbouring area of Ain Dubai; Jumeirah Beach Residence is also within walking distance. It takes 10 minutes to drive to the iconic Palm Jumeirah and 30 minutes to drive to Dubai International Airport.
The architects and designers of the complex were inspired by Miami. All the flats will be fully finished and furnished, with panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows. The complex will feature common areas with a pool, a gym, and an outdoor workout. Residents will be able to enjoy a walk in the park, prepare a barbecue or meditate in a special area.
The best flat in Bluewaters Bay overlooks Ain Dubai, the world’s tallest and largest observation wheel. Officially opened in 2021, it is not operational at present.
Bluewaters Bay will feature flats with floor areas ranging from 74 to 91 square metres for USD 980,258 and above. The buyer can also pay in instalments. The amount can be split into several parts: a 20% down payment, 60% during the construction work, and the remaining 20% in Q3 2027 when the complex is scheduled for completion.
A residential complex by LIV Real Estate Development will appear on the waterfront. The panoramic windows of most of the flats in the tower will provide a view of the canal and the bay.
The complex will have its own pool, a gym with saunas, a VR golf room, an outdoor workout area, yoga studios, a park, barbecue area and a children’s playground with a separate pool. The flats are already completed if you want to move in now, fully finished and furnished.
Prices start at USD 272,294. The developer offers instalment plans: 10% at the time of the reservation of a flat, 10% within 60 days, then three more payments of 10% every six months and the remaining 50% closer to the end of construction, in May 2025.
The flat design will feature mostly calm and neutral colours: white, beige and cream. Residents will have access to a spa, pool, gym, street workout area and a barbecue area.
The developer offers flats with one or two bedrooms: from 74 square metres going for USD 374,354.
Payment can be split into several stages: 5% - at the time of the reservation of the flat, 15% - at the time of the signing of the sale and purchase agreement, four payments of 5% every three months, then 10% every six months, and the remaining 40% - when you get the keys. Completion of the construction is scheduled for Q2 2025.
All flats are fully finished and furnished. The high ceilings and panoramic windows fill the flats with natural light.
In private inner and common areas you will find adult and children’s pools, a gym, as well as paddle and squash courts. Marina Gate is under 24-hour security and video surveillance, and also has a concierge service.
In this complex, buyers can choose from flats ranging from 57 to 368 square metres (from studios to four-bedroom flats). Prices start at USD 490,129.
The skyscraper is scheduled for completion by the end of 2026. Residents will have access to a gym, swimming pools, a playground with a fountain, and a barbecue area.
When Dubai Marina residents leave the building, they will immediately find themselves on a pedestrian promenade with more than 300 shops and 70 restaurants. In a few minutes, you can reach the Skydive Dubai centre. Beach fans can relax both in Dubai Marina and in Jumeirah Beach Residence.
Buyers can choose between flats with a floor area of 69 to 758 square metres; prices range from USD 408,411 to USD 5.6 million. The exclusive units of Marina Shores are five-bedroom penthouses with private pools and sunbathing terraces. All the flats are fully finished, equipped with designer kitchens, and high-quality bathroom fixtures and features.
In a Nutshell
Dubai Marina attracts tourists and expats from all over the world due to its offer of. an iconic lifestyle and luxury. Companies developing the area compete endlessly with each other in terms of the quality and exclusivity of the housing: each complex has gyms, panoramic and infinity pools, playgrounds, terraces, and even parks. Panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows are one of the musts of Dubai Marina as they offer views of almost all the wonders of the metropolis. Prices for flats for accommodation or as a real estate investment in one of the most famous areas of Dubai start at USD 130,000.