The maritime-themed lifestyle destination welcomes cruises back to Abu Dhabi

Built in Abu Dhabi Port near the cruise terminal, Marsa Mina is a hidden cultural gem with something for every member of the family.

Conceived, managed, and operated by Danas Business Consultancy in partnership with Abu Dhabi Ports – Marsa Mina is a buzzing hub of food, shopping, and family-friendly entertainment. It’s also where international cruises berth; bringing a burst of global visitors to Abu Dhabi and the UAE.

Abduljalil Abdullah Alfahim, CEO of Danas Business Consultancy comments, “Marsa Mina has enjoyed great success so far and is looking to expand. The UAE boasts incredible talent – whether it’s a hospitality expert, rising retail brand, or technology startup. We would love to work with new talent that has their finger on the pulse of the region’s consumer trends”. He continues, “SMEs and entrepreneurs looking to rent a space at Marsa Mina will receive comprehensive guidance from Danas Business Consultancy. Working alongside our team of business-savvy professionals will help SMEs and solopreneurs further refine their approach”.

Dining at Marsa Mina

Marsa Mina is a hit with foodies. Peckish visitors can take their pick from a range of food trucks including Le Patchouli, Ur Destination, Fox Box, Mr. Potato, Sliderbar Burgers, Mr. Brisket, and Zaatar & Karak among others. Visitors can also explore Marsa Mina on wheels with drive-through food trucks dotting the area.

Shopping at Marsa Mina

From Emirati souvenirs for tourists to bagging the latest piece from your favourite brand, Marsa Mina’s boutiques are as diverse as the shoppers that visit them.

Being a kid at Marsa Mina

Countless adventures await Marsa Mina’s junior visitors. Its playground, garden, and outdoor kids’ activities ensure that your little one’s sugar rush doesn’t go to waste. Mom and dad can kick back and enjoy the view while their kids explore.

Making memories at Marsa Mina

A sizzling hot destination in the summer and a cool family day out in the winter, Marsa Mina helps visitors make exciting new memories throughout the year.
Picture-perfect in the daytime and enchanting in the evening, soak up the breathtaking view of the waterfront and twinkling cruises at this destination.

As a part of Danas CSR, Marsa Mina has allocated a space for Make A Wish Foundation rent-free for a year, all proceeds collected within the year will go to a local charity. Additionally, they have also given Seekh Kunafa and a few other stores owned by people of determination at discounted rates along with free consultancy services to support talent and innovation.

Marsa Mina doesn’t just strive to be fun, sustainability plays a key role in its design too, all the furniture at the waterfront including the art is crafted by local artists. The lifestyle destination is constructed using upcycled shipping containers.

Inspired by the UAE leaders, Marsa Mina strives to support local entrepreneurs, talents, innovators, and SMB’s to grow in Abu Dhabi.

Entry to Marsa Mina is free. It’s located at Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal, Gate 2 Zayed Port, Abu Dhabi. For more information, please visit

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