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Souk al Bahar
Updated: 24th August, 2022

Souk al Bahar

Souk al Bahar is a retail & leisure district in Downtown Dubai.
Souk al Bahar
Overview
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Overview
Souk al Bahar is an area located within Downtown Dubai, Dubai.
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The developer
The project was developed by Emaar Properties.
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Additional information
  • Souk Al Bahar (translates as ‘the sailors’ market’) is a modern take on a traditional Arabic street market to be found on the lakeside by Dubai Mall and opposite Burj Khalifa.

  • Inside there are dozens of shops as well as several artisan stalls and plenty of restaurants and cafés. In the evenings diners can sit on verandas and watch the dancing fountains that play over the Burj Lake on the half hour.

  • Built in traditional Arabesque style, Souk Al Bahar is part of the Old Town which dates back to 2006. And since this is one of the most well-heeled districts in Dubai the goods on sale in the souk are rather pricey.

  • A broad footbridge over the lake connects the souk to neighbouring Dubai Mall.


Transport & Access

Commute times by car

From Souk al Bahar it takes roughly 11 minutes to drive to Dubai Mall, 26 minutes to Palm Jumeirah, 24 minutes to Burj Al Arab and 30 minutes to The Walk JBR.*

Airport proximity

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is roughly 22 minutes' drive and the new Al Maktoum International Airport is roughly 46 minutes' drive.*


Properties on the Market

Souk al Bahar Location

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

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Attractions
Fountains at Dubai Mall, 0.1 km
Dubai Ice Rink, 0.4 km
PVRK, 0.4 km
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Parks & beaches
Bay Avenue Park, 1.0 km
Action Park Business Bay, 1.4 km
The Block, 2.2 km
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Golf clubs
The Track Meydan Golf, 5.1 km
Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, 8.1 km
Dubai Hills Golf Club, 8.3 km
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Cinemas
Reel Cinemas at The Dubai Mall, 0.4 km
Reel Cinemas at Rove Downtown, 1.0 km
Roxy City Walk Cinema, 1.9 km

Local Schools

Souk al Bahar has many schools nearby including Citizens School at 1.8 km and Japanese School Dubai at 2.3 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 Horizon English School Dubai which has a rating of 'Outstanding' and Jumeirah English Speaking School which also has a rating of 'Outstanding'.

Citizens School
1.8 km, City Walk
AED 61,500  •  British
Japanese School Dubai
2.3 km, Al Wasl
AED 20,500  •  Japanese
JSS Private School LLC
2.5 km, Al Wasl
AED 15,500  •  Indian
Horizon English School Dubai
2.7 km, Al Safa
AED 52,500  •  British

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 Souk al Bahar.

Kanpai, Souk al Bahar • Ladies Night • Kanpai (0.0 km)
Ladies Love Karma, Souk al Bahar • Ladies Night • Karma Kafé (0.0 km)
Friday Evening Brunch, Souk al Bahar • Kanpai (0.0 km)
Loose Lips
Ladies Night •  7:00pm
3BK (0.4 km)
Three Likkle Birds
Ladies Night •  8:00pm
Ting Irie (0.5 km)
Marilyn 3.1
Ladies Night •  8:00pm
Distillery (0.5 km)
A Glamorous Soiree
Ladies Night •  8:00pm
La Serre (0.6 km)
Saturday Afternoon Brunch
Brunch • Souk al Bahar
Kanpai (0.0 km)
Saturday Evening Brunch
Brunch • Souk al Bahar
Kanpai (0.0 km)
Blushing Dragon Thursday Brunch
Brunch • Souk al Bahar
Karma Kafé (0.0 km)
Blushing Dragon Friday Brunch
Brunch • Souk al Bahar
Karma Kafé (0.0 km)

Nearby neighbourhoods

Explore communities that are either adjacent or close to Souk al Bahar.

Downtown Dubai
Downtown Dubai (0.3 km)
A huge residential and commercial development. Home to Dubai landmarks - Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Mall, the Dubai Fountain and Dubai Opera.
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Business Bay
Business Bay (1.3 km)
A new regional business hub with office and residential towers, landscaped gardens and a network of roads and waterways. 
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City Walk
City Walk (1.8 km)
A stylish, vibrant town-centre community combining residential, shopping, dining and attractions in the heart of the Jumeirah district.
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Dubai International Financial Centre
Dubai International Financial Centre (2.1 km)
The financial quarter of Dubai comprising commercial, retail and residential districts, all three linked by a retail corridor
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Sheikh Zayed Road
Sheikh Zayed Road (2.4 km)
The 2km stretch of road between Business Bay and the World Trade Centre roundabout, flanked by walls of skyscrapers. 
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La Mer by Meraas
La Mer by Meraas (4.3 km)
A beachfront development with shopping, dining and entertainment areas stretching out to sea between Pearl Jumeirah and Jumeirah Bay.
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Al Kifaf
Al Kifaf (4.7 km)
The four residential towers of Park Gate Residences share this place with Zabeel Park, Etisalat Tower and the landmark Dubai Frame.
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Healthcare City Phase 2
Healthcare City Phase 2 (4.9 km)
A wellness centre providing long-term care, spa resorts, sports medicine facilities, waterfront residences and nutrition centres in Jadaf.
Read more
Companies Associated with Souk al Bahar
Developer: Emaar Properties

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