Sun, sky & sea, this is all what JBR is about. Located against the Persian Gulf in Dubai Marina Jumeirah Beach Residence or JBR Dubai is one of the happening and fashionable beachfront communities in Dubai.

JBR is a 1.7 kilometres long and 2 kilometres gross floor area waterfront community which is one of the favourites among tourists and residents. It is one of Dubai’s most popular areas to buy/rent an apartment. This 6 billion Dirham project of JBR was introduced in August 2002 and it was completed in 2010.

The residential buildings of Jumeriah falls under 6 blocks: Shams, Amwaj, Rimal, Bahar, Sadaf and Murjan. These towers provide plenty of options for tenants in different sizes and rent brackets. These residential towers offer from studio apartments to 4-bed apartments.

There are 40 residential towers, 35 of these towers are residential while 5 are hotels which are modern yet classic in contrast to the glistening towers seen around Dubai. Most of these offer great views of the city and the beach, they are also fully equipped with top-notch modern facilities.

Luxury penthouses and lofts are also available in the area, in 4 and 6-bedroom formations. Jumeirah Beach Residence apartments offer a lot in terms of JBR’s location and facilities. The area is close to many hotels, restaurants, tourist attractions and offers central connectivity to public transport.

As one of the most desirable neighbourhoods in Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Residence is a self-reliant community. The Mediterranean and Arabic-inspired architecture give the neighbourhood its own unique vibe. The walk along JBR is a pleasure to the senses, outdoor cafes and murals can be seen around the area.

JBR is the best area choice for those who don’t drive. The area is well-connected within Dubai with two metro stations located nearby, those are the DAMAC Properties Metro Station and DMCC Metro Station. Both are located close by and provide a faster alternative to braving peak-hour traffic.

JBR also has two of its own tram stations at both ends of the community, these are connected to the above-mentioned metro stationsJumeirah Beach Walk, also known as The Walk is also pedestrian-friendly. You can rent bikes at The Walk to get around the neighborhood.

Several supermarkets in JBR accommodate to the residents’ day-to-day grocery needs. These include Al Maya SupermarketAll Day JBR and Zoom. Along with these groceries and supermarkets in JBR, Dubai Marina Mall’s Waitrose Supermarket is also located nearby and can be reached with the Dubai Tram.

JBR neighborhood is at an ideal distance to churches, temples and mosques. There are quite a few mosques located at convenient intervals. Each apartment group is connected to a mosque. United Christian Church is 12 minutes away from JBR and temples as Shiva Ji Temple & ShrinathJi Temple are located about 25 minutes away in the Bur Dubai Area.

Medcare Medical Centrein JBR is centrally located, to take care of you and your family’s health. Emirates Hospital Clinic in Dubai Marina is also nearby. Hospitals like Al Zahra Hospital and Saudi German Hospital are also located 15 minutes away in the Al Barsha Community. Aster Pharmacy, Life Pharmacy and Boots Pharmacy are a few pharmacies that are located in neighborhood.

JBR is surrounded by some of the most popular areas in Dubai; Dubai Marina and Jumeriah Lake Towers. Both these places are busy districts filled with trendy restaurants and nightlife attractions.


JBR is known to be a happening neighborhood and one of Dubai’s top tourist attractions. It is home to JBR Beach, multiple hotels, restaurants and nightlife destinations. Some of the best hotels in JBR are:

  • The Ritz Carlton
  • Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach Hotel
  • Sheraton Jumeirah Beach
  • Rixos Premium Dubai
  • JA Ocean View Hotel
  • Caesars Bluewaters Dubai


Below is the list of few of the chic restaurants located in JBR which are providing a variety of cuisines to experience:

Asil – This restaurant at the Rixos Premium Dubai brings a taste of Morocco, Turkey and Lebanon to JBR.

Benihana – This global teppanyaki chain is a super-fun dinner experience.

BiCe Ristorante – A sophisticated ambiance serving Italian food.

Black Goose – The menu boasts massive burgers and all the usual bar snacks.

Black Tap – This US import offers burgers, massive shakes, crafts hop and a friendly environment.

Bombay Bungalow – From décor to Indian food, this place is vibrant & quirky.

Eggspectation – Famous for its eggs, this Canadian chain offers quite a variety of eggs, pancakes and crepes.

Sushi Art – This funky sushi chain has a cute spot in JBR with loads of adventurous and classic sushi platters.


Weekends are rarely boring at JBR. Apart from relaxing by the sea, residents/visitors can enjoy a bunch of exciting activities at JBR.

3D Blacklight Minigolf Dubai

3D Blacklight Minigolf Dubai in JBR gives people the chance to try it out with a mini golf experience featuring neon backlighting and 3D effects painted on the walls.

AquaFun – AquaFun on JBR is a huge inflatable waterpark, packed with slides, swings, blockades, bumps and even monkey bars.

Byky – JBR can be explored by hiring a variety of bicycles.

Countdown Challenge – This place is for people who love solving puzzles.

Hydro Water Sports – Hydro water sports on JBR offers flyboarding, the jetovator and the jetpack. This is one of the city’s 100 percent coolest things to do.

Splash Pad – There’s something exciting for kids as well at JBR. Splash pad is a walk-in water park and best way to spend a sunny day at JBR.

JBR Dubai Upcoming Attraction

JBR will soon have Ain Dubai (eye of Dubai), the world’s largest Ferris wheel. The giant wheel will stand at a astounding height of 210 metres with a diameter of 250 metres and is currently taking shape on Bluewaters Island just off the shore of JBR.

In a nutshell, JBR has a lot to offer to its residents and tourists from a luxurious lifestyle to chic restaurants and exciting activities throughout the year. The neighborhood of JBR covers everything from basic necessities to eat-outs and cafes. Supermarkets, schools, health care, malls, and cinema everything is accessible.

Located close to the beach, this neighborhood is always bustling with activity for the whole family to enjoy.

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