Marsa Al Seef is one of the newly opened places of leisure in Dubai. This tremendous place is located near Dubai Creek and Bastakiya area. It spreads over 1.8 Km and is located at a stone's throw away distance from Dubai Museum. This enchanting place is a perfect and balance combination of history, culture, modern design and customs. The amazing thing about Al Seef is that; the construction of buildings is of two types. Some buildings are very simply designed by using less light and dark color walls that illustrates reflection of the past. While the rest of the place is constructed in a modern way that shows the bright future and looks like to La Mer and The Beach. Moreover, the adjacent area is designed with an interrelated watercourse system. It’s like having a touch of Venice in the Middle East.
Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa, Orient Guest House and Barjeel Heritage Guesthouse are ideally located near to this new land mark of Dubai providing you a calm place to stay as well as offering varities of cusine. It is a fascinating place for visitors because this place is a mixture of culture, heritage and modernization of Dubai. It is located on the facade of the spice market on the adjacency of the creek. If you have your own car or you are going through a cab it is on a few minutes’ drive from Sheikh Zayed Road. Al Seef is also accessible by Dubai water taxis and the Dubai metro Burjuman station. Those travelling by Dubai metro it’s about 1km walk from the Burjuman metro station.
Things to see and do at Dubai al Seef.
The Dubai Creek is an amazing place, which gives its visitors a lot of activities at a single place.
Along Dubai Creek, this brilliant place is the home of restaurants and shopping area where you can enjoy amazing entertainment, dining and beautiful sightseeing options along with the water walk area. There are plenty of cafes, and floating restaurants as well; where you can enjoy different cuisines. As, this place is the intersection of heritage and modern era, therefore you can eat American, Italian, Arabic, European, continental and international dishes according to your choice along with tradional Emirati cuisine. It has valet as well as general parking facility as well. Children who want to enjoy different flavors of ice cream must head to Al Seef. Here you can find a huge variety of ice cream parlors as well.
In Al Seef, the retail stores are very captivating. This is also a remarkable place for shopping. There are many stores of ladies and men wear. Boutiques are full of trendy, casual, traditional and sophisticated kinds of dresses. Here you can find high end fashion brands to locally made handicrafts.
It is also an interesting place for the people who want to know about tradition and custom of Dubai because these buildings tell a story of the past. In the night you can see fishermen and merchants crossing the calm waters in their colorful lighted dhows that depict their ancestor’s daily routine. The open air floating market looks fabulous. This place is best for art and craft lovers. At the open air shops, stalls and art galleries present the crafts and textile of Dubai. RTA boats are also available from here for a ride through the dubai creek. You can also find various massage centers there as well.
This area has hosted a variety of entertaining and amazing cultural events, including art exhibitions, musical performances, dhow building exhibitions, kids’ shows, live cooking shows and workshops that everyone enjoys. If you are visiting to Dubai, then make sure you must spend some time in Marsa Al Seef. You can find everything here that you’re looking for and more in this buzzing new destination. If you want some traditional memory photos with the old architecture, then you must visit this cozy and beautiful place or if you are looking to explore the city, then must visit this waterfront walkway “Marsa Al Seef”.