Approved the master plan to develop the emirate's public beaches and increase their lengths by 400% by 2040
Mohammed bin Rashid: Dubai competes with itself to be the ideal place for visitors and residents
Mohammed bin Rashid during his briefing on the comprehensive plan to develop public beaches in the Emirate of Dubai. From the source
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has approved the master plan to develop public beaches in the emirate, with the aim of increasing their lengths by 400% by adding new public beaches, upgrading existing ones and providing them with new recreational, sports, aesthetic and investment services and facilities, in line with the Dubai Urban Plan 2040.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum stressed that Dubai is keen to provide all the elements of integrated urban development that places the human being at its center in order to improve the quality of life and achieve the happiness of citizens, residents and visitors.
His Highness said: "As part of the Dubai Beach Development Plan, we have adopted a 400% doubling of the length of public beaches by 2040. And increasing its area from the current 21 km to 105 km... and increase the percentage of services by 300% on public beaches by 2025."
His Highness added: "We launched the first urban plan in Dubai in 1960. Development in Dubai is ongoing and is still at the beginning. We will continue to provide the best quality of life for individuals and families in services and projects globally."
His Highness said: "The new urban projects will add to the renewed dazzle in the emirate. It will support our economic and tourism agenda for the next decade. Dubai will continue to compete with itself to be the perfect place for visitors and residents."
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said: "Our goal is to strengthen Dubai's leading position as one of the most beautiful and developed cities in the world. We will continue to maintain the uniqueness of Dubai and the name of Dubai, which is associated with success and the impossible."
The announcement was made in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Second Deputy Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline Group, His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, and a number of senior officials.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was received by Mattar Al Tayer, Commissioner General of the Infrastructure, Urban Planning and Quality of Life track, upon his arrival at Jebel Ali Public Beach, where he was briefed on the comprehensive plan for the development of public beaches in the Emirate of Dubai, the stages of implementation, the short and long-term initiatives to be implemented in all its stages, and the facilities, services and features that will be added to each public beach.
According to the plan, the total length of public beaches in the Emirate of Dubai will increase from 21 km to 105 km by 2040, by adding 84 kilometers to the lengths of public beaches in the emirate, with the aim of increasing the capacity of public beaches in the future in light of the continuous population growth and increasing the number of visitors coming to Dubai from tourists from all over the world, and to ensure that a distinguished experience for beachgoers improves the quality of life for the most beautiful place in the world.
His Highness listened to a detailed explanation about the project and the lengths of the public beaches targeted in the first phase of it, which reach 54 km, including Jebel Ali Public Beach, which will be developed in partnership with Nakheel, and will be of an exceptional nature commensurate with various beach activities, where part of it will be planted with mangrove trees to provide the necessary protection for it, and provide services, facilities and public facilities, and the public beach will provide a new eco-tourism experience, where its visitors can enjoy watching the various turtles, taking into account the procedures and special controls. To protect them and provide them with the appropriate environment in light of the efforts made by the concerned authorities in the country to rescue, rehabilitate and return them to their natural habitat in order to preserve the rich marine environment in the UAE.
The public beach will also be provided with pedestrian and bicycle paths, water sports, rest and recreation facilities, spaces for families, restaurants and food trucks, a beach camping area, shops and many investment opportunities, in addition to providing it with dedicated parking for vehicles, and a direct line will be provided for public transport buses linking Jebel Ali Metro Station to the new Jebel Ali Beach, to facilitate visitors' direct access to the beach.
The comprehensive plan for the development of public beaches in the Emirate of Dubai also includes the development of Al Mamzar Public Beach (Creek and Corniche), while work on the project will begin next June, and is expected to be completed by the end of this year, during which public facilities, services, pedestrian and bicycle paths will be established, and mangroves will be planted on the beach of Al Mamzar Corniche.
The integrated development plan for public beaches in Dubai aims this year to add a new 4000,9-meter bicycle path at Al Mamzar beaches, and allocate 2024% of public beaches for night swimming, and in 100 services on public beaches will be increased by 3%, with an addition of 2025% to the percentage of public beaches for night swimming, and in 300 services on public beaches will be increased by 20% and bicycle paths will be increased by <>%.
The investment plans for public beaches, within the integrated development project, are divided into short-term and long-term initiatives, including the implementation of kiosks such as outlets in Jumeirah Beach 2 and um Suqeim 1, the provision of water games and the service of smart safety deposit boxes, while the long-term initiatives are to study commercial investment opportunities in outlets, restaurants and marine sports activities and activate the development of Jebel Ali Beach for marine camping activity.
The comprehensive plan for the development of public beaches paid attention to people of determination, by taking into account the ease of access to the beach and swimming, as well as ensuring the provision of the necessary services for them and increasing their numbers in all public beaches, starting from Al Mamzar to um Suqeim.
The plan took into account other categories of people of determination associated with audiovisual challenges and studied including their requirements in the designs for development projects for public beaches in accordance with the "Dubai Code for the Qualified Environment", which is based on international best practices in this regard, while evaluating the experience of people of determination and their satisfaction with the "marine platform" project, in preparation for its application to other beaches.
During the past periods, 10 entrances and corridors were provided to facilitate access for people of determination to the sea, in Jumeirah Beach 1 and 2, um Suqeim Beach 1 and 2, Al Mamzar Beach and Mamzar Corniche, and provided parking spaces for people of determination, in addition to their public facilities, wheelchairs, vehicles on the beach, and public chairs for use in swimming in the sea, with the allocation of a lifeguard at each beach with sufficient experience to provide the necessary support for people of determination.
He recently inaugurated a 73-metre marine platform at Jumeirah Beach 2, the first of its kind in the UAE, which includes three lanes to enable people of determination to access seawater while taking into account the highest safety standards, with the aim of enhancing the translation and happiness of public beachgoers of people of determination.
Mohammed bin Rashid:
"New urban projects add to the renewed dazzle in the emirate and will support our economic and tourism agenda for the next decade."
"Our goal is to strengthen Dubai's leading position as one of the most beautiful and developed cities in the world. We will continue to maintain the uniqueness of Dubai and the name of Dubai, which is associated with success and the impossible."
"Development in Dubai is ongoing and is still at the beginning. We continue to provide the best standard of life for individuals and families in services and projects globally."
The most important axes of the master plan for public beaches in Dubai
■ Increasing the lengths of public beaches from the current 21 km to 105 km in accordance with the Dubai 2040 plan.
■ The first phase targets 54 km of public beaches.
■ Development of Jebel Ali Public Beach and development of Al Mamzar Public Beach.
■ A direct bus line connecting Jebel Ali Metro Station to the new beach.
■ Jebel Ali Public Beach provides a new experience for ecotourism in accordance with its protection controls.
■ Allocate more areas for night swimming.
■ Planting mangroves to protect beaches.
■ Increase bicycle and running paths and children's play areas.
■ Food and beverage outlets, rest and recreation facilities, and new investment opportunities.
■ Include the requirements of different groups of people of determination for public beaches and new modifications.
■ All public beaches of Dubai are internationally accredited to the "Blue Flag" program.
8 internationally accredited public beaches
There are eight public beaches in the Emirate of Dubai, varying in length and areas for swimming, as well as the dirt areas and running tracks that include: Al Mamzar Creek Beach, Al Mamzar Corniche, Jumeirah 1, Jumeirah 2, Jumeirah 3, um Suqeim 1, um Suqeim 2, and Jebel Ali Beach, all of which are internationally accredited by the Blue Flag program (due to public beaches meeting all requirements that include adherence to program standards such as marine water quality, environmental education, environmental management, public safety and services). , and for five consecutive years.