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"Alexandra" is a 90 Foot Traditional Arabic 'Dhow' that has been refurbished into a quality floating restaurant. Alexandra is not purely a restaurant, its more of a holistic experience. The first component of the experience is the cruising through...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Dubai Marina Yacht Club Al Hubob St | West Bay, Berth A11, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Marina
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Reviewed yesterday

I selected this cruise from reading other travelers experiences on trip advisor and I was not disappointed .Check in was easy with Prajul .we were seated on the top deck and enjoyed a beautiful view .the cruise itself was wonderful in the lit up marina...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank vickicork
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the boat ride in Dubai Marina. Photographer was very helpful. Food was good and dance performance was amazing

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rameez2019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best things to do in Dubai ! Great buffet , perfect music and dancer , impressive views and amazing manager Naushu !

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nikoletatoneva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best cruise ever you can take Dubai you have a lot of fun program amazing dance.The manager Naushu was amazing.. highly recommended for everyone from couples to family’s specialty couples very romantic.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 797ventsislavt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had taken the cruise on 13 th January.. but when we reached there.. we saw that mistakenly we had booked tickets for 12th January.. but the manager (Mr prajul) was so nice that he allowed us to be on the cruise and let us...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Kishore M
Timur K, Owner at Alexandra Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Kishore, Much appreciated for taking the time to write this review! Hope to see you again onboard Timur

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed the cruise a lot with my wife and one year daughter! I had read reviews about the cruise and had already made up mind to go with this company. It was also close to my hotel and my hotel's travel agent helped me...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Shailesh D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Overall experience was very good. Food was good too but could have been more better. Also one more performance could be added besides tanura dance. Staff was polite. Naushad was quite professional and friendly. My parents liked it too.

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Ambareenkh
Reviewed 8 January 2019

The cruise did not meet our expectations at all and is definitely not worth the price we paid. Pros- The view from the boat was nice , it was enjoyable looking at the city lights & skyline .We found the Tanura dance very entertaining ....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kanuagg
Timur K, Owner at Alexandra Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Dear Kanuagg, Thank you for feedback regardless of good/bad its useful. In regards to the food, from january 1st we have a new catering supplier, if you are back in town, we would like to welcome you for a complimentary dinner to compare and write...More

Reviewed 6 January 2019

We really enjoyed the Dhow Cruise. My sister and I were both enthralled seeing and watching the sites across the Marina. It was beautiful. The cruise itself was very well organized. The directions given to us very detailed. The cruise left on time. However, The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mylengurl
Timur K, Owner at Alexandra Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear mylengurl, Thank you for the feedback! Due to the increasing feedback on the food, we have changed our caterer and relooked at much of the processes involved. I am certain that things are significantly better now and would love to see you back again!...More

Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Staff: Nice and courteous. Food: Main course is good, desert options disappointing. Trip: A nice trip with a great view of Dubai skyline. Better reach 1hr before the start time if you want good seats. My cruise start time was 9pm and people were already...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nivedhshetty
Timur K, Owner at Alexandra Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Dear Nived, Its a good point, many people fight for the upper deck only to realize that they will be very cold 30 minutes into the cruise :) Will look into expanding the desert options. Timur

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The Marina
It’s hard to believe that only a decade ago there was
no marina. Opened in 2003, the man-made marina runs
along a 3km stretch of shoreline. A heady mix of
luxurious hotels, apartment buildings, and cafes, the
marina hosts regular community events and markets, and
is a wonderful place to while away an afternoon or
evening. Spectacular at night when the skyscrapers
glisten, here you can enjoy dinner on the beach next
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10 February 2019|
Response from Timur K | Property representative |
Dear Kalyan, It is not
11 January 2019|
Response from Timur K | Property representative |
Hi, Grandeur Hotel Al Barsha
9 November 2018|
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Response from Timur K | Property representative |
That is incorrect, we have no affiliation with any hop on/hop off buses and Monica is confusing us with another dhow. You can book through tripadvisor itself