ABOUT MARINA SUNSET BAY
Offering lavish villas, each with breath-taking views of the picturesque sunset and glistening sea-waves – Marina Sunset Bay is a sub-community in The Marina. The waterfront locality sits next door to the popular Marina Mall. Managed by National Marina Real Estate Development, it is a development by NIC.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Luxurious waterfront development in The Marina
- Top-notch amenities
- Close to many trendy restaurants and cafes
- Contemporary layouts
- High-end finishing and exquisite interiors
Marina Sunset Bay is a secluded and calm community which provides a safe and healthy living environment and controlled access gate system for residents.
Popular Points of Interest in Marina Sunset Bay are:
- A chef-like kitchen adorned with elegant design and high-quality appliances
- Private contemporary swimming pools with Jacuzzi
With an array of top-notch amenities, the waterfront development emulates a resort-like lifestyle.
PROPERTIES IN MARINA SUNSET BAY
Properties in the Marina Sunset Bay comprise lavish apartments and luxurious villas. The built-up area for apartments ranges from 1,100 sq. ft. to 3,600 sq. ft. These come in 1-4 bedroom layouts.
- You can buy as well as rent apartments in Marina Sunset Bay
- The rentals of 1-bedroom flats start at AED 85,000 and go up to AED 100k annually
- If you are looking to rent a 2-bedroom apartment, it can cost you around AED 125k per annum
- The rent prices of 3-bedroom apartments range from AED 165k to AED AED 270k yearly
- The rentals of 4-bedroom apartments start at AED 210k
The apartments in the community feature spacious rooms and state-of-the-art interiors. The kitchen is semi-opened. Bathrooms with high-end faucets and accessories. The floor-to-ceiling windows provide unobstructed views of the beautiful marina and gleaming skyline. A few of these also contain a maid’s room.
For villas, the community is divided into three distinctive categories. Shore Line (A) – 18 villas all facing the sea, Bay View (B) – 33 villas, all situated in the second and third-row and Hill Line (C) – 16 villas which are positioned in the fourth row.
- Villas for rent in Marina Sunset Bay are perfect for large-sized families
- The rentals of 5-bedroom villas start at AED 325k and go up to AED 500k yearly
- If you are interested in renting 6-bed villas, it can cost you anywhere between AED 400k and AED 600k per annum
- A lavish 7-bed villa can be rented at around AED 750k per year
One also has the option of buying sumptuous villas in Marina Sunset Bay.
- The sale prices of 5-bedroom villas are starting at AED 9.7M and can go up to AED 13M
- A larger 6-bed villa can cost you anywhere between AED 13M and AED 20M
- You can spot a few majestic 7-bedroom houses as well. These are priced at around AED 26M
All of the villas boast opulent top-notch amenities which feature a manicured garden and private swimming pool with Jacuzzi. Some other highlights include stunning water views from most of the rooms, two covered garages (some come with three) and a modern fully-equipped kitchen. The covered area of these villas starts at 551 sq. m. and goes up to 850 sq. m. The magnificent layout further consists of a family room, family sitting area, dining room, pantry and majlis.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN MARINA SUNSET BAY
The community is meticulously designed. There are plenty of parking spaces in Marina Sunset Bay. Each apartment comes with a parking spot. Villas in the locality feature two and three garages.
As for transportation in Marina Sunset Bay, you can access the buses near the Marina Mall. The bus routes include 32, 34 and 5. One can also find several taxis which are always around in the bustling marina. However, residents who use private transportation find it convenient to get around in the capital city.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR MARINA SUNSET BAY
There many supermarkets near Marina Sunset Bay. An outlet of the popular hypermarket chain – Carrefour, is located in Marina Mall at a walk of 14 minutes. Providing a relaxing environment for its customer, the hypermarket offers a wide range of products, from grocery to electronics. Spinneys supermarket near Al Khubeirah Garden is another option that takes 8 minutes to reach via car. One can also access Organic Foods and Cafe, 9-minute drive away on Corniche Road
MOSQUES NEAR MARINA SUNSET BAY
Al Kareem mosque is situated on Al Kasir St. near Remax Medical Center at a walk of 20 minutes. You can also find Al Qaryah Al Turatheyyah Masjid after driving for 5 minutes towards the eastern fringe of the enclave. Other mosques near Marina Sunset Bay include ADNOC Mosque, Al Bateen Mosque, Ahmed Mohammed Al Suwaidi Mosque and Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed First Mosque.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR MARINA SUNSET BAY
From Middle Eastern customs to the western traditions, the vibrant capital city is filled with a fusion of cultures at every corner. Those looking for churches near Marina Sunset Bay can visit Al Mushrif. Here you can find plenty of churches near Umm Al Emarat Park including The Evangelical Church, St. Theresa’s Church, St. Antonious Orthodox Cathedral and St. George’s Orthodox Cathedral.
For temples near Marina Sunset Bay, Hindu Residents can visit the BAPS Hindu Mandir which is located at a drive of around half an hour.
SCHOOLS NEAR MARINA SUNSET BAY
One can spot a few educational facilities near the road.
Nurseries on Marina Sunset Bay:
- Kipina Al Butin Nursery
- Teddy Bear American Nursery
- Redwood Nursery
Schools near Marina Sunset Bay:
- American Community School of Abu Dhabi
- Al Ghazali School
- GEMS Winchester School
American Community School of Abu Dhabi behind BMW showroom on Al Bateen St 6 takes 12 minutes to reach via car. The educational institution follows the American Curriculum. GEMS Winchester School on Al Falah St, behind Medeor 24x7 Hospital, takes 18 minutes to reach via car. Following the National Curriculum for England, the Learning Centre provides education for primary year group from Foundation Stage to Year 9. Parents also have the option to enrol their child in Abu Dhabi International Private School, 18-minute drive away. The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Boys is located in Khalidiyah Village at a drive of 12 minutes.
You can also find numerous options for higher education near the community. Khalifa University, European International College and Emirates College of Technology are some of the universities close by.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR MARINA SUNSET BAY
Those looking for medical facilities can find a few clinics and hospitals near Marina Sunset Bay. Some of the prominent healthcare institutions include:
- The Elixir Clinic
- Remax Medical Center
- Moorfields Eye Hospital Centre
The Elixir Clinic is located adjacent to the Embassy of the Czech Republic at a drive of only four minutes. It is a wellness clinic that specializes in therapies especially intravenous therapies. Moreover, the medical centre provides services in Vitamin therapy, laser treatments for anti-aging, skin and body sculpting.
There are some hospitals near Marina Sunset Bay as well. Moorfields is an eye hospital near the community which takes 20 minutes to reach on foot. If you are looking for hospitals near Marina Sunset Bay, King's College Hospital London, Abu Dhabi Medical and Surgical Centre is a renowned healthcare institution near Khalidiyah Mall, 13-minute drive away.
Being a sub-community of The Marina, the locality sits close other opulent neighbourhoods such as:
- Marina Village
- Corniche Road
- Al Khalidiyah
Marina Village community – another waterfront neighbourhood, is located on the western part of the marina. Boasting multiple parks, hotel and manicured landscaping, the iconic Corniche Road is eight minutes away via car. Al Khalidiyah is situated on the southeast of the community at a drive of 15 minutes.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR MARINA SUNSET BAY
The stunning Marina Mall is only a 15 minutes walk for residents. Spanning 1.3M sq. ft., the shopping centre comprises over 400 international and local brands. Some of the famous brands that you can find at Marina Mall include:
- Tiffany & Co
- Hugo Boss
- Armani Exchange
Spread across five floors, the shopping destination also boasts a bowling alley, kids play area and 9-screen VOX Cinemas. The malls feature over 4,000 parking spaces.
Khalidiyah Mall is another shopping centre near the community at a drive of 15 minutes. Featuring a unique Islamic traditional design, the shopping destination houses many options for lifestyle as well as a few department stores. Some of the prominent retail outlets include Skechers, Lulu Hypermarket, Lifestyle, Samsung, Sun & Sand Sports, Miniso, Giordano. The mall also has an expansive food court which has an array of cafes and restaurants.
Other shopping malls near Marina Sunset Bay are Rotana Mall, Al Bateen Mall and Nation Galleria. All these options are less than 15 minutes away from the locality.
RESTAURANTS NEAR MARINA SUNSET BAY
Dining options in the Marina Mall are:
- Burger King
- Five Guys
- La Brioche
- Gloria Jean’s Coffees
Apart from these, you can find several other restaurants near Marina Sunset Bay which serve mouth-watering dishes in a pleasant ambience. Some of the famous dine-in places are:
- Mirage Marine
- Havana Cafe & Restaurant
- Casper & Gambini’s
- Lal Qila Restaurant
- BBQ Al Qasr
Mirage Marine, a waterfront restaurant, is situated beside Al Kareem Mosque at a drive of four minutes. Whether you’re in the mood for scrumptious Italian cuisine or delectable Lebanese fare, the cosy eatery will satisfy your craving. The cafe also serves shisha for the hookah lovers.
Casper & Gambini’s is another café which is popular for its Specialised gourmet meals & espresso-based coffee drinks. It is located at Wave Breaker, 6-minute drive away. The café tempts you with its Sushi, Burgers and other dishes. The famous Pakistani restaurant – Lal Qila Restaurant offers a combination of Indian, Pakistani and Chinese cuisine. Some mouth-watering food items like cheese naan, karahi and gulab jamun are on its menu. The South-Asian restaurant can be accessed after driving for six minutes.
BEACHES NEAR MARINA SUNSET BAY
The beach of Breakwater is the closest beach for residents at a drive of 5 minutes. The iconic coastal destination has glitzy turquoise water with a backdrop of the stunning Abu Dhabi’s skyline. Boasting an array of high-end dining options, it offers many eclectic cuisines for its visitors. The place also offers several facilities including jogging, swimming and cycling.
Other beaches near Marina Sunset Bay include Corniche Beach, Sahil Beach and Abu Dhabi Beach.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Notable landmarks and entertainment venues near the community include:
- Marina Eye
- Emirates Heritage Club and Heritage Village
- Abu Dhabi Sailing & Yacht Club
The majestic Ferris Wheel, Marina Eye, offers exquisite views of the water and buildings against the sky. The wheel has 42 enclosed capsules as well as a few VIP capsules which provide a more luxurious experience.
The Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club offers a mesmerizing experience with activities like boating, sailing and rowing. Beautifully adorned with shimmering lights, Abu Dhabi Dhow Cruise also offers exciting activities such as food, sightseeing and more.
For leisure activities and fun, you can also head to Marina Mall, which is home to Bounce – a trampoline park and VOX cinemas – a multi-screen movie house.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Every house in the community comes with manicured expansive gardens and spacious terrace area. The villas are surrounded by extensive landscaping and paved pathways where residents can walk, stroll and jog.
There are numerous gyms near Marina Sunset Bay. Fitness First is a ladies-only gym in the basement of Marina Mall. Capital Fitness is another health club close to Galerie Hamadan, 5-minute drive away. One can also access Abu Dhabi Capital Dragons at Breakwater beach that also takes 5 minutes to reach via car.
Salons and Spas near Marina Sunset Bay:
- Tips and Toes
- Nail Lounge
- Marina Spa Ladies
For grooming and rejuvenating therapies, one can visit Tips and Toes or Nail Lounge. Both of these are located in Marina Mall. Marina Spa Ladies adjacent to Remax Medical Centre is another option. You can also head to the Boudi Salon on Corniche Road.
The community is not known for hosting any grand events. However, you can Marina Mall which is a few minutes away on foot. The shopping complex features several events throughout the year such as Eid Al Fitr Show, Ramadan Promotion, The Perfect Gift, Glam Nation – Omani National Day and many more.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Marina Sunset Bay is a luxurious development that provides a chic and extravagant lifestyle for its residents. One should consider the expense of living in one of the most lavish communities of Abu Dhabi.