ABOUT MARINA WHARF
Dubai Marina is a top choice for those looking for a stylish and sophisticated lifestyle. The community houses skyscrapers and offers waterfront living to its residents. Marina Wharf is a popular multi-building complex in Dubai Marina developed by Dheeraj & East Coast LLC.
The community comprises two individual residential towers Marina Wharf I and Marina Wharf II. Both the towers offer apartments for rent and sale while a few villas are also available for rent.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Has 2 and 3-bedroom apartments
- Apartments boast luxurious amenities, perfect for couples and professionals
- Ease to access Sheikh Zayed Road
- Located next to Marina Promenade
Popular points of interest are:
- Jogging track
- Sports complex
Both the towers comprise 29 storeys. The residence is close to various entertainment spots and beaches.
PROPERTIES IN MARINA WHARF
Properties in Marina Wharf include 2, 3-bedroom apartments and villas. Here is a rundown of apartments for rent in Marina Wharf.
The coverage area of 2-bedroom apartments ranges from 950 sq. ft. to 1,600 sq.ft. Additionally, a 3-bedroom apartment covers an area of 1,400 sq.ft. to 3,475 sq. ft.
- Annual rent for 2-bedroom apartments ranges from AED 75k to AED 105k
- Rental range of 3-bed house apartments starts from AED 89k to AED 165k per year
One can buy apartments in Marina Wharf at an economical price
- The sale price of 2-bedroom apartments starts from AED 99k and go up to AED 1.8M
- The sale price of 3-bedroom apartments ranges from AED 1.1M to AED 2.3M
Apartments in the community feature French-style windows in the living room, granite stone flooring and en-suite bathrooms.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN MARINA WHARF
Finding a parking space in Marina Wharf isn’t a hassle for residents as apartments in the community offer parking spot for more than 2 cars. The area also has a few public parking spots available for visitors.
Residents looking for other modes of transportation in Marina Wharf can find several bus and metro stations nearby. Jumeirah Beach Residence Station 2 is the nearest bus station, located at a walking distance from the neighbourhood. DMCC Metro Station 1, Nakheel Harbour & Tower and Ibn Battuta are a few of the metro stations. DAMAC Properties is the nearest one that is a 5-minute drive.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR MARINA WHARF
Supermarkets near Marina Wharf include Al Maya Supermarket and Deals. A 7-minute walk away via Al Sayorah Street, Al Maya Supermarket offers more than 50 of the world’s finest food brands to their customers. Located a 7-minute drive away, Deal Supermarket aims to provide quality, farm fresh and hygiene products. Other nearby supermarkets are European Star, Choithrams and Spinneys.
MOSQUES NEAR MARINA WHARF
Al Rahim Mosque is located at the southern end of Dubai Marina and is a 3-minute drive from the neighbourhood. The mosque has the capacity to accommodate more than 2,000 worshippers. It is equipped with a library and a school where children can memorise the Holy Quran. Other mosques near Marina Wharf are JBR Mosque, 2-minute away; Mussabeh Al Fattan Mosque, a 6-minute drive and Muhammad Bin Ahmed Al Mulla Mosque, a 9-minute drive.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR MARINA WHARF
Those looking for temples near Marina Wharf can head to Gurunanak Darbar, 9-minute drive away. The temple is known as a major tourist spot of Dubai. It will take 30-minutes to reach other temples in Dubai that include Shiva Temple, Mahamevnawa Buddhist Temple and Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir.
Christian residents can visit churches near Marina Wharf that includes Seventh Day Adventist Church, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and Christ Church Jebel Ali which are 10 minutes away.
SCHOOLS NEAR MARINA WHARF
Parents can choose one of the preschools nearby for their kids. The closely located ones that are 5-10 minutes away from Marina Wharf are:
- British Orchard Nursery - JBR
- Mosaic Nursery – JLT
- Blossom Marina Nursery
Schools near Marina Wharf include:
- Emirates International School, Meadows
- Dwight School Dubai
- The Arbor School
Emirates International School Meadows is authorised Baccalaureate Continuum School provides education to more than 1655 students from Early Years 1 to Year 13. The school is equipped with libraries, indoor swimming pools, IT suites and AstroTurf sports field. The school is located 12-minute drive away.
Dwight School is a candidate school for International Baccalaureate with campuses on three continents. The school is enrolling students from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 10. It is an 18-minute drive via Al Hessa St/D61.
For those looking for higher education options, the nearest institute is MODUL University, 8-minute drive away. It is the first internationally accredited Austrian university in the Middle East. Other universities nearby include the University of Wollongong in Dubai, 8-minute drive away and Middlesex University Dubai, 12-minute away.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR MARINA WHARF
Medical healthcare clinic near Marina Wharf include:
- VeinCure Clinic
- Dr Batra’s Homeopathy
- The Lakes Clinic (Dental)
VeinCure Clinic is an Emirates Healthcare Company, the Veins & Proctology clinic is one of its kind in the region with a skilled team of surgeons and professionals. The clinic is treating various anorectal and venous conditions by the painless laser-based method. It is accessible in the 9-minute drive via First Al Khail Street.
Dr Batra’s Homeopathy is a benchmark for homoeopathic clinics in the UAE. The clinic offers special health services that include skin ailments, respiratory ailments and hair loss. Other hospitals near Marina Wharf are Medcare Medical Centre, 4-minute away and Mediclinic Meadows, 9-minute drive away.
Life Pharmacy and Health First Pharmacy are pharmacies located nearby. Another pharmacy is Aster Pharmacy, 7-minute drive away. It is a knowledgeable pharmacist in the region due to 24/7 availability.
The residential area nearby includes:
- Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT)
- Palm Jumeirah
- Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR)
The pleasant waterfront promenades of Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) makes it an ideal residential area for families and young professionals who want to rent or buy an apartment. It is located on the eastern side of Dubai Marina.
Palm Jumeirah is located on the northern side of Marina Wharf. It is the largest manmade island and the self-proclaimed eighth wonder of the world set on the coast of Arabian Sea. The residential units of Palm Jumeirah comprise of villas, apartments and penthouses.
Popular entertainment spots nearby are:
- Desert Safari Dubai
- Aqua Fun
- Reel Cinemas
To experience traditional and authentic colours of Dubai, one must try Desert Safari Dubai. The customize and hygiene camps, all 4x4 cars, dune drive, visit a camel farm are a few features of Desert Safari. Aquafun Dubai is considered as the world’s largest inflatable water park. It is located adjacent to JBR Beach.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR MARINA WHARF
There are plenty of shopping malls near Marina Wharf where residents can go for shopping. A few of them are:
- Dubai Marina Mall
- The Beach by Meraas
- Nakheel Mall
Dubai Marina Mall boasts around 140 shopping outlets, a supermarket and a cinema. It is designed haven for shopping pursuits of the community and visitors. Dubai Marina Mall features brands like,
- The Body Shop
- Hugo Boss
- Kate Spade
- American Vintage
- Charles & Keith
The Beach by Meraas offers an outdoorsy and off-beat shopping experience. Located at a 5-minute drive, the mall has a fitness centre, kids and adults play area, watersports and a cinema. Mac Cosmetics, Sephora, Adidas and Sun Eye are a few of the retail brands in the mall.
RESTAURANTS NEAR MARINA WHARF
Residents have access to popular food outlets in The Beach by Meraas that include:
- Pappa Roti
- Seven Sands
- Retro Feasts
There are a variety of restaurants near Marina Wharf, some popular ones are:
- White Ambient Restaurant
- Olives Restaurant
- The Cheesecake Factory
Pier 7 has seven different restaurants on seven different floors of the signature circular building. One can enjoy food while experiencing the spectacular views of Dubai Marina and Arabian Gulf. The French culinary art of Atelier M on the seventh floor and Abd el Wahab’s seafood on the fifth are a must try for the visitors. Pier 7 is an 8-minute drive away from the neighbourhood.
Residents with a sweet tooth can visit The Cheesecake Factory, 5-minutes away. Strawberry Cheesecake and Oreo Dream Extreme Cheesecake are the favourite ones. Other restaurants nearby include White Ambient Restaurant, 8-minutes away from while Olives Restaurant is located 11-minute drive away.
Residents can head to Nell Gwynne English Pub, a popular night party spot. The pub offers English food and live sports coverage along with premium drinks. It is located at a 5-minute drive. Other pubs nearby include JB’s Gastropub, 2-minutes away and McGettigan’s JLT, 8-minute drive away.
BEACHES NEAR MARINA WHARF
Popular beaches near Marina Wharf are JBR Marina Beach, Kite Beach, Barasti Beach and JBR Beach. The Walk at JBR features shopping outlets, restaurants and open area cinema along with other water sports. Kite Beach by Meraas is famous among kite surfers, paddle boarders and volleyball players as the beach offer high-quality water sports equipment.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
A few of the notable landmarks near Marina Wharf are,
- Skydive Dubai
- Dubai Miracle Garden
- Burj Khalifa
Skydive Dubai offers a breath-taking freefall through skies of Dubai at Palm Jumeirah or over the Arabian Desert. The qualified instructors will guide you throughout your journey if you are experiencing skydiving for the first time.
Dubai Miracle Garden is located in Al Barsha South covers an area of 72,000 sq. m. It houses more than 50 million flowers blooming throughout different exhibits. The garden also showcases identifiable structures completely covered with flowers.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents can keep themselves fit at:
- Dubai Marina Walk
- Squash Court
The fitness enthusiasts can head to Warehouse Gym – JBR. Located at a walking distance from the neighbourhood, the fitness centre offers 11 different classes including black box, cross fit and cycle. Other gyms nearby are Snap Fitness and TribeFit, both the gyms are accessible in a 9-minute drive.
Salons and spas near Marina Wharf are:
- Pastels Salon
- Beauty Capsule Salon
- Talise Ottoman Spa
The skilled trainers of Pastels Salon offer hair services, beauty treatment, nail care for both men and women. The salon is located at a 7-minute drive. Other beauty salons nearby include Beauty Capsule Salon, 5-minute away and Bright Beauty Salon, 8-minute drive away.
Make your body and mind relax, de-stress and rejuvenate at Talise Ottoman at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Hotel. The spa has 42 treatments rooms including a thalassotherapy pool, sauna room and steam room for several body treatments. Other spas nearby are Caracalla Spa and One&Only Spa, both are located 13-minute drive away from the community.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents can join ‘Dubai Marina Residents’ Facebook group to stay updated regarding the neighbourhood. There isn’t a Facebook group created by the Marina Wharf community members yet.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
While living in Dubai Marina has several benefits, there are also a few things to know before moving to the neighbourhood. The traffic situation can get a little rough sometimes as the road especially during rush hours. The shortage of public parking spaces may also be troublesome for car owners.