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Bay Central
Updated: 30th March, 2023

Bay Central

Bay Central is a multi-building complex in Dubai Marina, Dubai.
Bay Central
Building type
Multi-building complex
Building specifications
Bay Central is a multi-building complex in Dubai Marina, Dubai.
The development comprises three individual buildings: Bay Central Central Tower, Bay Central West Tower and InterContinental Dubai Marina.
The developer
The project was developed by Select Group through its subsidiary Bay Central Developments Ltd.
Construction began in 2007 and was completed by 2012.
The architect
The architectural consultant was National Engineering Bureau.
The contractor
The main building work was done by Dubai Civil Engineering.
Additional information
  • Bay Central is a mixed use development in Dubai Marina undertaken by Select Group consisting of three towers on a single podium. The West and Central Towers are residential and the East Tower is a five star hotel & apartments.

  • The West and East Towers are 155 metres high and have 39 floors each. The Central Tower is 180 metres high and has 48 floors.

  • The two residential towers share a total of 774 apartments consisting of one, two and three bedrooms.

  • The 328-room InterContinental Dubai Marina acts as a hub for the entire development and provides a range of services to the residential towers.

  • The hotel features an all-day casual restaurant, two specialty restaurants, lobby lounge and bar, a high energy entertainment bar with outdoor seating and a large F&B area at the roof deck for functions and parties.

  • For recreation, the hotel offers an internationally branded world class spa, health club with sauna and steam rooms, and an outdoor swimming pool.

  • Some of the InterContinental’s other amenities include nine meeting rooms, an executive lounge and a 24-hour business centre.

  • The hotel sits directly opposite the Dubai Tram JBR station 1 in the centre of Dubai Marina. 

Transport & Access

Commute times by car

From Bay Central it takes roughly 20 minutes to drive to Dubai Mall, 12 minutes to Palm Jumeirah, 19 minutes to Burj Al Arab and 5 minutes to The Walk JBR.*

Airport proximity

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is roughly 28 minutes' drive and the new Al Maktoum International Airport is roughly 34 minutes' drive.*

Bay Central sub-buildings

Bay Central comprises three individual buildings each with their own characteristics and unit layouts. Learn more about each building in the guides below:

Bay Central Central Tower
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Bay Central West Tower
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Bay Central Location

The map below shows the location of Bay Central and just below are summaries of the nearest attractions, parks, beaches, golf clubs and cinemas.

The Walk JBR, 0.2 km
Marina Walk, 1.2 km
Skydive Dubai, 1.3 km
Parks & beaches
Marina Beach, 0.7 km
JLT Park, 1.0 km
Sufouh Beach, 5.2 km
Golf clubs
Emirates Golf Club, 2.7 km
Montgomerie Golf Course, 4.1 km
The Els Golf Club, 8.9 km
Reel Cinemas, Dubai Marina Mall, 0.3 km
Roxy Marina Beach Cinema, 0.4 km
Novo Cinema Ibn Battuta Mall, 3.8 km

Nearby shops and outlets

The number of shops and amenities that are within walking distance can greatly affect quality of life and may be a key factor when choosing a place to live. Here is an analysis of all the commercial outlets that are currently operating in the vicinity of Bay Central.

There are a number of outlets within the building itself, located on the ground floor:

Restaurant, basement level
The Social Room
Restaurant, lobby
Harrie's Pancakes
Restaurant, marina walk
Red Shrimpo
Restaurant, marina walk
Mini mart, marina walk
La Carnita
Restaurant, marina walk
Magisha Lounge
Restaurant, marina walk
Cor & Cor
Restaurant, street level
Bury Turkish
Restaurant, marina walk
Restaurant, lobby
Restaurant, lobby
Talabat Groceries
Delivery outlet, marina walk
Marina Social
Restaurant, lobby

In addition, there are over a hundred outlets within walking distance of Bay Central. We've shortlisted the nearest ones across various categories:

local_grocery_store Supermarkets & Mini Marts
Mini mart, InterContinental Dubai Marina (0.1 km)
Pacific Supermarket
Supermarket, Al Fattan Shopping Centre (0.2 km)
Supermarket, Continental Tower (0.2 km)
Almaya Supermarket
Supermarket, Sadaf (0.2 km)
restaurant Restaurants & Bars
Restaurant, InterContinental Dubai Marina (0.1 km)
The Social Room
Restaurant, InterContinental Dubai Marina (0.1 km)
La Carnita
Restaurant, InterContinental Dubai Marina (0.1 km)
Restaurant, InterContinental Dubai Marina (0.1 km)
local_pharmacy Clinics & Pharmacies
Medical clinic, Al Fattan Shopping Centre (0.2 km)
Life Pharmacy
Pharmacy, Al Fattan Shopping Centre (0.2 km)
Nuova Optics
Optician & eyewear shop, Al Fattan Shopping Centre (0.2 km)
Dental Studio
Dental clinic, Al Fattan Shopping Centre (0.2 km)
spa Salons & Spas
La Sirene Beauty Salon
Ladies' salon, Al Fattan Shopping Centre (0.2 km)
The Salon
Ladies' salon, Al Fattan Shopping Centre (0.2 km)
Men's salon, Al Fattan Shopping Centre (0.2 km)
Pose Ladies Salon
Ladies' salon, Continental Tower (0.2 km)
cleaning_services Services
Bloor Laundry
Laundrette, Al Fattan Shopping Centre (0.2 km)
Flower shop, Al Fattan Shopping Centre (0.2 km)
Pet Corner
Pet shop, Sadaf (0.2 km)
The Executive Laundry
Laundrette, Sadaf (0.2 km)
fitness_center Gyms & Fitness Studios
Dr Jaisons Body Perfect
Gym, JAM Marina Residence (0.3 km)
Pro Stretching Ladies Gym
Gym, Silverene (0.4 km)
Gym, Silverene (0.4 km)
Yoga studio, Al Sahab Towers (0.4 km)

For a full analysis of all outlets and amenities in the wider area visit our Dubai Marina Amenities guide.

Local Schools

Bay Central has many schools nearby including Emirates International School Meadows at 2.4 km and Regent International School at 3.8 km.

In terms of performance there are eight schools nearby that have achieved either of two highest government inspection rating of 'Very Good' or 'Outstanding' including Dubai British School Emirates Hills which has a rating of 'Outstanding' and Dubai College which also has a rating of 'Outstanding'.

Emirates International School Meadows
2.4 km, The Meadows
AED 51,500  •  IB
Regent International School
3.8 km, The Greens
AED 52,000  •  British
Dubai British School Emirates Hills
4.1 km, Emirates Hills
AED 60,000  •  British
Dubai International Academy Emirates Hills
4.1 km, Emirates Hills
AED 57,000  •  IB

Things to Do

We've partnered with LadiesNightDubai.com and BrunchCrunch.ae to give an overview of the current Ladies Nights and Brunch offers in the vicinity of Bay Central.

La Carnita, InterContinental Dubai Marina • Ladies Night • La Carnita (0.0 km)
Pink Tuesdays, InterContinental Dubai Marina • Ladies Night • La Carnita (0.0 km)
LC Brunch, InterContinental Dubai Marina • La Carnita (0.0 km)
Speakeasy Bar and Restaurant
Ladies Night •  9:00pm
Speakeasy Bar & Restaurant (0.0 km)
Ladies Night •  5:00pm
Fogueira Restaurant & Lounge (0.0 km)
Azure Beach
Ladies Day •  10:00am
Azure Beach (0.0 km)
Tipsy Tuesdays JBR
Ladies Night •  6:00pm
Lock, Stock & Barrel JBR (0.0 km)
Footloose Friday Drunch
Brunch • InterContinental Dubai Marina
Accents (0.0 km)
Ladies and The City Evening Brunch
Brunch • InterContinental Dubai Marina
Marina Social (0.0 km)
Ladies and The City Afternoon Brunch
Brunch • InterContinental Dubai Marina
Marina Social (0.0 km)
Saturday Talk & Soul Brunch
Brunch • Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach
The Talk Restaurant (0.0 km)

Nearby neighbourhoods

Explore communities that are either adjacent or close to Bay Central.

Jumeirah Beach Residence
Jumeirah Beach Residence (0.1 km)
The biggest residential quarter in the world - 35 towers able to house 15,000 people on a 1.7km stretch between Dubai Marina and the sea.
Read more
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Jumeirah Lakes Towers (1.0 km)
87 towers arranged in clusters around three lakes and a park, comprising commercial, residential, hotels, shops and leisure facilities. 
Read more
Bluewaters Island
Bluewaters Island (1.6 km)
An island off the Jumeirah Beach Residence coast containing sleek residential, hospitality and retail, plus the Ain Dubai Ferris Wheel.
Read more
The Meadows
The Meadows (1.8 km)
Over 1,800 villas set among mature tree-lined streets and scenic lakes, with playgrounds, swimming pools and a community centre.
Read more
Dubai Media City
Dubai Media City (2.2 km)
A mixed-use business park in a media and information technology freezone, with cafes, banks, pharmacies and car hire facilities nearby.
Read more
Jumeirah Islands
Jumeirah Islands (2.6 km)
736 villas with swimming pools and gardens grouped in clusters on 46 small ‘islands' surrounded by lakes, water features and greenery.
Read more
Emirates Living
Emirates Living (2.8 km)
One of the most desirable residential neighbourhoods, combining the exclusive Emirates Hills with six family-oriented communities.
Read more
Bay Central Milestones
Construction Started
Date Completed
Companies Associated with Bay Central
Architectural Consultant: National Engineering Bureau
Building Contractor: Dubai Civil Engineering

Construction History

See the development of Bay Central in photos:

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