Dorra Bay, Dubai Marina

Dorra Bay, Dubai Marina

HIGHLIGHTS

About Dorra Bay, Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina is a popular waterfront destination in Dubai featuring a seamless network of roads and a picturesque marina filled with luxury yachts. It is one of the most popular areas for buying apartments in the emirate, according to Bayut’s 2019 End of Year Market Report.

In the heart of the neighbourhood, you will find Dorra Bay, a 21-storey building developed by Palma Holding. The construction of the building started in 2006 and was completed in 2008. Offering freehold properties, the tower stands 84 metres tall.

The high-rise building allows residents to choose from 1-bed, 2-bed and 3-bed apartments. One can also find multiple retail options on the ground floor. Amenities and facilities in Dorra Bay include a 24-hour security system, underground parking and regular maintenance services. The residential building also features a gymnasium, a large swimming pool and 24-hour concierge services.

Dorra Bay is a waterfront residential tower located near Al Mamsha Street and Marina Promenade. Residents will find multiple restaurants, tourist attractions and retail options near the tower such as JBR Beach, The Beach by Meraas and Dar El Kamar.

IN A NUTSHELL

  • High-rise residential tower
  • Located in Dubai Marina
  • Developed by Palma Holding
  • Offers 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments
  • Underground parking
  • Located close to Al Mamsha Street
  • A 3-minute drive away from JBR Beach
  • The Beach by Meeras is a 5-minute drive away
  • Skydive Dubai is a 12-minute drive away

BUILDING DETAILS

Facilities in Dorra Bay

Parking

Residents can find underground parking in Dorra Bay. Each residential unit gets at least one parking space.

Elevators

There are multiple high-speed elevators in Dorra Bay, Marina. 

Security, Central Air-Conditioning and Maintenance Services 

The residential building has a 24-hour CCTV security system along with regular maintenance services. Residents would have to pay yearly chiller/cooling charges depending on their contract; the district cooling supplier is Empower.

Gym and Fitness Facilities 

Fitness facilities include a fully furnished gym in Dorra Bay. The building also has a large swimming pool, kid’s pool, Jacuzzi and a steam room.

Lifestyle Amenities

Residents can find a kid’s play area, landscaped gardens and barbeque areas. Satellite/cable TV, broadband internet, intercom service, laundry facilities are also available.

Concierge and Guest Services 

The building has a lobby in addition to a guest waiting area.

Pet-friendly

Dorra Bay is a pet-friendly residential building. 

Dorra Bay Floor Plans

  • 1-bedroom apartments in Dorra Bay consist of two different unit types
  • 2-bedroom apartments in Dorra Bay consist of three different unit types
  • 3-bedroom apartments in Dorra Bay consist of two different unit types

Bayut has worked on creating a simple format for 2D and 3D floor plans on the website. You can find your preferred unit and bed type by browsing Dorra Bay floor plans.

Apartment Types in Dorra Bay

The high-rise tower offers 199 residential units in 1, 2 and 3-bedroom configurations. These apartments have a fully furnished interior with marble flooring, built-in wardrobes and large balconies. 

1-Bedroom Apartments in Dorra Bay 

1-bedroom apartments in Dorra Bay have covered areas ranging from 708 sq. ft. to 950 sq. ft. These flats come with a closed style kitchen, a living room with a guest bathroom and a spacious balcony. One can also find a master bedroom with attached bathroom and built-in closets.  

2-Bedroom Apartments in Dorra Bay 

2-bedroom apartments in Dorra Bay have covered areas ranging from 1,127 sq. ft. to 1,443 sq. ft. The 2-bed flat has two bedrooms with attached bathrooms and wardrobes. Each unit also comes with a semi-closed style kitchen, a living area, a guest bathroom and a spacious balcony.

3-Bedroom Apartments in Dorra Bay 

3-bedroom flats in Dorra Bay have covered areas ranging from 1,843 sq. ft. to 2,485 sq. ft. These apartments have 3 bedrooms with attached bathrooms and separate wardrobes. The flat also has a maid’s room, a guest bathroom, a living room, a spacious balcony and a closed style fully furnished kitchen.

Most Popular Apartment Types in Dorra Bay

  • 1-Bed
  • 2-Bed
  • 3-Bed
  • 0
  • 20%
  • 40%
  • 60%
  • 80%100%

Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 12 months

According to the searches made on Bayut, the most popular apartments in Dorra Bay are 2-bedroom apartments. 1-bedroom apartments get the second spot and 3-bed flat come third on the list.

Rental Trends in Dorra Bay

Apartments for rent in Dorra Bay range from AED 65k to AED 135k. While one can rent apartments in Dubai Marina starting from AED 55k.

Sale Trends in Dorra Bay

Investors and expats will find apartments for sale in Dorra Bay a good deal as they are spacious compared to similar apartments for sale in Dubai Marina

Rental Yield in Dorra Bay

  • 1-Bed
  • 2-Bed
  • 3-Bed
  • 0
  • 2%
  • 4%
  • 6%
  • 8%10%

Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 12 months

The highest return on investment is offered by 3-bedroom apartments i.e. 8.0%. The 2-bed flats come second with a 7.6% ROI and 1-bedroom apartments stand third with a 6.9% ROI.

Service Charges in Dorra Bay

GENERAL FUND
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
GENERAL FUND
Services
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
3.38
GENERAL FUND
Maintenance
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
3.39
GENERAL FUND
Utilities Services
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
7.95
GENERAL FUND
Management Services
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
1.52
GENERAL FUND
Insurance
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
0.13
GENERAL FUND
Master Community
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
0.67
GENERAL FUND
Reserved Fund
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
0.80
GENERAL FUND
Total
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
17.84

These figures are based on the services charges for Dorra Bay* as per the Dubai Land Department. There are many different types of service charges index. Read up on the service charges guide if you are interested in buying a property in Dubai.

*These charges are subject to change.

NEARBY AMENITIES

Transportation near Dorra Bay

Residents can find public transportation near Dorra Bay; popular modes include buses, metro and tram.

Bus Stations near Dorra Bay

Jumeirah Beach Residence Station 2, Bus Stop is a 7-minute walk away from Dorra Bay where you can find Bus 8, Bus 84 and Bus N55. 

Metro Stations near Dorra Bay

The closest metro station is DAMAC Properties Metro station; it is a 5-minute drive away from the tower.

frontal view of damac properties metro station
DAMAC Properties Metro Station is served by the Red Line

Tram Stations near Dorra Bay

Residents will find Jumeirah Beach Residence 2 Tram Station at a 6-minute walk away from the residential building.

Restaurants near Dorra Bay

Dar El Kamar, an Egyptian restaurant is located on the ground floor of the building. Other popular Dubai Marina restaurants near Dorra Bay include:

  • Al Maeda Restaurant
  • Le Pirate Restaurant
Dar El Kamar restaurant is located on the ground floor of the building
Dar El Kamar has an indoor and outdoor seating area

You will find several restaurants near the tower. Serving Arabian cuisine, Al Maeda Restaurant is a 3-minute drive away. Le Pirate Restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine is a 4-minute drive away from the building.

Fine-dining restaurants near Dorra Bay include: 

  • Atelier M
  • The Cavendish Restaurant
  • Rhodes W1

Residents will find multiple fine dining restaurants close to the building. Atelier M (a French Restaurant) and The Cavendish Restaurant are a 9-minute drive away from the residential tower. Rhodes W1, a British restaurant, is an 11-minute drive away from Dorra Bay, Dubai Marina.

Supermarkets near Dorra Bay

Zoom Supermarket
The main entrance of Zoom

Zoom Supermarket is located on the ground floor of the building. Other supermarkets near Dorra Bay include:

  • W Mart Supermarket
  • Al Maya Supermarket
  • West Zone Fresh Supermarket

There are a few supermarkets near the high-rise building. W Mart Supermarket and Al Maya Supermarket are a 3-minute drive away from the tower.

Al Maya Supermarket – Dubai Marina is a 5-minute drive away from the tower. Other nearby supermarkets include West Zone Fresh Supermarket, W Mart Supermarket and Fresh Deals Supermarket LLC. These three supermarkets are a 7-minute drive away from the residential building.

NEARBY BUILDINGS

There are many residential buildings near Dorra Bay such as:

  • Durrat Al Marsa Tower
  • The Jewel Tower Block 1
  • The Jewel Tower Block 2

Dorra Bay is situated next to Durrat Al Marsa Tower. The Jewel Tower Block 1 and The Jewel Tower Block 2 are located in proximity to the residential building. 

Major Landmarks

Nearby landmarks include: 

JBR Beach is located close to the residential building
JBR Beach is a wonderful place to relax

JBR Beach is a well-known tourist attraction offering multiple kid’s play areas, outdoor gymnasium, restaurants and cafe. The Beach is located a 3-minute drive away from the residential building.

Then there is The Beach by Meraas, situated at a 5-minute drive from the building. It is a waterfront complex that offers a variety of retail stores, restaurants, cafes and water sports facilities. You can also visit Skydive Dubai, which is a 12-minute drive away from Dorra Bay.

THINGS TO CONSIDER

Dorra Bay is located in Dubai Marina, a well-planned community offering excellent amenities and facilities. The only downside is the heavy traffic during peak hours.

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