Jebel Ali overview
Jebel Ali is located at the southern end of Dubai and is serviced by the Red Line of the Dubai Metro. The Al Maktoum International Airport is also located in Jebel Ali and is served by Wizz Air, flyDubai and other low-cost carriers.
The area is home to the Jebel Ali Port, the world’s largest man-made harbor. In the past, Jebel Ali was a place for industry and shipping. However, more recently, Jebel Ali has been growing in the tourism sector, too. There are now several high-end hotels and resorts located in the area that feature private beaches and all-inclusive menus.
Things to do around Jebel Ali
Dubai Sports City
Dubai Sports City is a sporting complex located in Dubai. The complex is home to multiple sports venues, including an international cricket stadium and a rugby park. Dubai Sports City is about a 25-minute drive from Jebel Ali.
Jebel Ali Beach
Jebel Ali Beach is a free and open to the public. It is a popular place for locals and tourists alike. The beach is located just before the JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort.
Ibn Battuta Mall
The Ibn Battuta Mall features more than 370 shops, 50 restaurants and a cinema. The mall is named after a great Moroccan Berber explorer, Ibn Battuta. The mall is composed of six courts, which are inspired by the places Ibn Battuta explored.
The Outlet Village
Jebel Ali is home to The Outlet Village. This shopping complex offers luxury and high-end fashion at a discounted rate.
Hotels in Jebel Ali
Jebel Ali Beach Hotel
Jebel Ali Beach Hotel offers guests 253 rooms fitted with floor-to-ceiling windows. The hotel also has two freshwater swimming pools for guests to use.
The Palm Tree Court & Spa
The Palm Tree Court & Spa features 208 luxurious suites. The hotel offers guests a private beach, several swimming pools and 11 onsite restaurants.
Easy Hotel Jebel Ali
Easy Hotel is located close to the Jebel Ali Metro Station. The hotel features 216 rooms at affordable prices.
Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate
There are 396 rooms at the Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate. The spacious rooms feature Moroccan décor. The hotel is just a 5-minute drive from Jebel Ali.
Where to eat in Jebel Ali
The Sports Café features casual, fusion cuisine in a relaxed setting. The café is located at the JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort Club Jumana.
La Fontana’s highlights include their breakfast buffet and themed dinner buffets. The restaurant is located at the JA Palm Tree Court.
White Orchid Restaurant
White Orchid is an Asian fusion restaurant located at the Jebel Ali Golf Resort. The restaurant has a wide selection of beverages and cocktails as well.
Divaz is a seafood restaurant located in the JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort. A seafood buffet is offered with a selection of fresh fish that can be cooked freshly for you by the onboard chef.
Last Exit food truck park
Last Exit is located in Jebel Ali at Exit 11. There are more than 11 food outlets at Last Exit including Operation Falafel, Burger Pit and Urban Seafood.