Bay Square Area Guide

The moment you step into Business Bay community, the energetic area that is Bay Square spills out with busy pedestrians, street food carts, professionals on lunch break, and smiling tourists. While life here may seem purely corporate-induced, the place can surprise you with a lively and welcoming atmosphere.

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About Bay Square

With Business Bay cultivating a diversely regional business ecosystem and a hotspot for corporate investors, Bay Square in Business Bay has been steadily growing to become a vibrant mixed-use community development in the last few years. Initiated by Dubai Properties Group, it comes as no surprise that Bay Square is taking hold as a top spot in entrancing financial and property investment from global visitors.

Bay Square in Dubai is found in the center of Business Bay and comes with a streak of 13 corporate buildings among other professionals and residents of the city. While it can be viewed as a busy concrete jungle embracing the silhouettes of Burj Khalifa and the iconic Dubai Skyline, the gleaming waters of the Dubai Canal do not disappoint.

Some of the beautiful buildings where the star-filled nights are spent on the rooftop lounges for perfect views in Bay Square are Renaissance Downtown Hotel, The Oberoi, Hilton Dubai, Taj Dubai, and Steigenberger Hotel.

  1. Things To Do in Bay Square
  2. Buildings in Bay Square Dubai
  3. Nearby Restaurants in Bay Square
  4. Properties in Bay Square, Business Bay
  5. Nearby Communities
  6. FAQs About Bay Square Dubai

A Guide to Bay Square Area

With as many corporate buildings climbing up the skies of Bay Square, you must take advantage of the wonderful selection of entertainment that includes fun for kids and children. You can experience the thrill of these gaming arenas not so far from strolling around Bay Square.

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1. Things To Do in Bay Square

Dubai Ice Rink

One of the popular entertainment attractions in proximity to Bay Square is the Dubai Ice Rink. On the ground floor of Dubai Mall, this park will help anyone looking to advance their skills in ice skating. An adult must accompany children under 120 cm at all times. From ice renting, figure skating academy courses, and ice hockey games, to an energetic dance floor feel, there are many fun activities to partake in.


Packed with kid-friendly games and activities to last a lifetime, Kidszania is located on the second level of Dubai Mall. Thousands of kids and children visit this ‘edutainment’ concept that offers over 40 role-playing activities for children aged 2-16. Ticket prices are based on the age range of the children and should be obtained before entering the venue.

La Mer Beach

A 20-minute drive to Jumeirah can get you to enjoy and soak up the sunny coastal bliss. Considered to be one of Dubai’s best beach fronts, La Mer Beach opens out to the sparkling waters of the Arabian Gulf with style and sophistication. Keeping up with a sustainable marine theme, the beach incorporates sustainable design concepts into its infrastructure while you shop for sand and sea essentials.

Fountains at Dubai Mall

At the foot of Dubai Mall, the ever-popular Dubai Fountains are the tallest performing fountains in the world. With captivating water performances, music melodies, and light, you can immerse in a truly fascinating water show unlike anywhere else. In addition to a spectacular event, lake rides by boat and BroadWalk allow visitors to stroll around the floating platform. Tickets for the show can be bought online or at the venue.

2. Buildings in Bay Square Dubai

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As a pedestrian-only zone, Bay Square has a rich history of attracting investors to start up businesses while the buildings pop up from time to time. Representing the majority of cultures, the area is the central square for 13 mid-rise buildings including low-rise residential apartments, offices, hotels, and retail units with multiple access to public transportation.

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3. Nearby Restaurants in Bay Square

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Circle Cafe

As one of the best breakfast cafes in Bay Square, Circle Cafe serves organic tasty breakfast meals. From Arabic chickpea salads, and classic bagels to high protein-infused breakfast bowls, the menu is diverse and delicious.

Republic Adda Bar & Lounge

With a rich menu full of vegan dishes, Republic Adda Bar & Lounge is a true delight for anyone looking to relish India’s street food dishes among the many delectable restaurants in Bay Square. The atmosphere of the restaurant is vibrant and is famous for its musical choices – from Afrobeats to Desi mashups.

Bay Club

Located at the Doubletree by Hilton Dubai in Business Bay, Bay Club enjoys stunning views of the cityscape as an outdoor pool restaurant, and bar. Coming off with a laid-back ambiance, guests are offered sumptuous bites and beautifully presentable cocktails. For those wanting to smoke shisha under the desert stars, the shisha joint is on the upper level of Bay Club which is open until 1:00 am.

4. Properties in Bay Square, Business Bay

As an ideal place in the city, the vast majority of the private apartments rented and owned are condos and a considerable lot of the Bay Square structures are important for Dubai's Iconic Skyline.

A few pavilion villas on the Dubai Canal are found at the Executive Towers compound, apart from Sky Villas and Marasi Floating Villas. As far as the arrangements of the properties, you can track down studios and 1, 2, 3, & 4-bedroom apartment spaces, extravagant lofts, and penthouse configurations.

Exclusive chances to close off-plan property deals in Bay Square for investment include Millennium Binghatti Residences, Binghatti Developers, Private Residences, Omniyat, and Paramount Towers – DAMAC Properties.

Depending on the scale of the organization and companies in Bay Square, this area structures numerous property alternatives that change among private businesses. Popular choices range from studios to estates. The business choices permit entrepreneurs to own and purchase private offices at slightly affordable rates.

5. Nearby Communities

With easy connectivity to Sheikh Zayed Road leaves Bay Square to access an overwhelming range of community neighbhourhoods that thrive on an entertaining lifestyle. Downtown Dubai community which is a mere 6 minutes away from Bay Square is a leisure haven for everyone.

As a flourishing tourism hub, you will find some of the major landmarks gracefully making up the skyline, and a striking dine-out destination like Downtown Dubai is unbeatable.

On the other hand, Dubai Design District, 13 minutes away from Bay Square buildings, you will find the streets lit up with design festivals, glitzy art galleries, and perhaps home to many international fashion brands. Bay Square in Business Bay also sits close to another fascinating urban destination, City Walk.

This indoor-outdoor design-inspired space has everything you can imagine. As you navigate the area, you’ll quickly come to realize why it’s been recognized as highly refined and cosmopolitan.

6. FAQs About Bay Square Dubai

Is Bay Square a good area in Business Bay Dubai?

Bay Square is strategically located smack in the middle of Business Bay which is one of the most sought-after neighbourhoods along Sheikh Zayed Road. Luckily, you’ll find big-name offices and quick-stop leisure destinations that exude a pleasant experience.

How many building towers are there in Bay Square?

There are approximately 13 buildings in Bay Square to date which predominantly cover contemporary office space for large and small corporations.

Can I set up my business in Bay Square?

Yes, as a free zone district, setting up a business in Bay Square is possible thanks to the strong corporate character of Business Bay where you will come across many businesses set-up organizations to help you with the process.

Is Bay Square a pedestrian-only zone?

Yes, with many buildings around, it's worth noting that all parts of the neighbourhood of Bay Square allow pedestrians to stroll freely and visit retail shops and buildings that line up the streets.

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