It’s a known fact that DSC is more of a commercial area but it’s lesser known that there are many things to do in Dubai Studio City for both young and old. From chowing down on your favourite snacks to soaking up the sun on nearby beaches, there are plenty of things to keep you busy both in and nearby the community.
BEST THINGS TO DO IN DUBAI STUDIO CITY
While DSC is a popular community in Dubai, not many people know of the hidden gems within. To help you discover them, here’s a list of the top things to do in Dubai Studio City.
ENJOY A STAY AT THE HOTEL
Fancy putting your feet up in a luxury hotel? If yes, you’re in for a treat at Dubai Studio City. The community is home to the popular hotel Studio One Hotel which comprises 141 rooms replete with modern furnishings. Aside from the immensely comfortable accommodation, guests can benefit from Wi-Fi access, IPTV, a mini library, minibar and a whole bunch of other excellent facilities at the hotel.
EAT YOUR HEART OUT AT RESTAURANTS
Calling all foodies! DSC is home to a number of quality eateries including Freedom Pizza, Subway and the uber-popular Mexican food joint Taqado Mexican Chicken. Here are some of the other restaurants in Dubai Studio City:
- The Maine Street Eatery
- The Irish Village
- Mr Miyagi’s
- El Chapas Tacos
- Cloud Restaurant and Lounge
- The Void Neighbourhood Hangout
From light bites to a belly-filling meal, you can enjoy an array of culinary treats in Studio City, so start building up that appetite.
ATTEND EXCITING EVENTS
Being a hub for media and production companies, Dubai Studio City hosts exciting events on a regular basis. You can find out about these events through Facebook groups such as Dubai Studio City Community, different ad campaigns or a basic search on the internet.
GET YOURSELF PAMPERED AT SALONS
Whether you want to get a haircut or book a mani/pedi, there are several salons in DSC to doll you up. These salons offer an array of satisfactory treatments.
There are many options in the community but two that stand out are Amber Beauty Salon and Gladys Beauty Salon. Men looking for grooming services can head over to Volume Gents Salon located in Taaleem Residences.
FUN THINGS TO DO NEAR DUBAI STUDIO CITY
Now let’s take a look at some of the many things to do in Studio City’s surrounding areas.
CATCH THE LATEST BLOCKBUSTER
Movie buffs, grab some popcorn and head to the flicks. There are a number of cinemas in close proximity to DSC. A prime example? The Novo cinemas multiplex at Ibn Battuta is less than 20 mins away.
SHOP TILL YOU DROP AT NEARBY MALLS
While there are no malls in DSC, you can find many nearby. With more than 50 high-end retail stores, there is First Avenue Mall in Motor City. Similarly, City Centre Me’aisem in Dubai Production City is also located in close proximity.
Feel like exploring other shopping options that have won the hearts of Dubai’s populace? Here’s our guide to the top malls in Dubai.
TOURIST ATTRACTIONS NEARBY
There are many notable tourist attractions easily accessible from Studio City, with two floral wonderlands amongst them. Dubai Butterfly Garden and Dubai Miracle Garden comprise to feature around 50 million blooming flowers and a variety of exotic arrangements.
There are some popular beaches near to Studio City – such as Jumeirah Public Beach and Al Sufouh Beach. While Jumeirah Beach offers fun-filled activities such as cycling or skateboarding, Al Sufouh beach is more of a laid-back destination where you can relax, soak up the sun and take a refreshing dip in the azure waters.
Thrill-seekers looking for an adrenaline fix can visit Dubai Autodrome, which is just a five-minute drive from the area. This fully developed motorsports facility features a karting track, a 5.9km Race & Drive Centre and a whole bunch of other facilities. Fasten your seatbelts to satisfy your need for speed.
There are a number of world-class golf clubs/courses near to Studio City, such as Arabian Ranches Golf Club, Jumeirah Golf Estates and Emirates Golf Club.
FAQs ABOUT ACTIVITIES IN DUBAI STUDIO CITY
WHERE IS DUBAI STUDIO CITY?
DSC is located adjacent to Al Qudra Road (D63) and is a 30 minute drive from Downtown Dubai.
IS IT WORTH LIVING IN DSC?
Well…with a host of amenities and reasonably-priced properties, DSC is a quality residential community in Dubai. If you want to know about life in the area, read our guide to the pros and cons of living in Dubai Studio City.
That brings an end to our guide on things to do in and near Dubai Studio City. While there are many fun-filled activities to enjoy in the community, you can also opt for these other fun things to do in Dubai. Looking for activities that are easy on the pocket? Try out these free activities in Dubai.
Interested in Studio City’s neighbouring areas? This guide to the pros and cons of Motor City makes for essential reading.