A 15-minute walk from the metro is the Bay Avenue Mall shopping and entertainment center with a total area of 200,000 square feet. Beside boutiques, there are also cafes, restaurants, spa centers and sports facilities.
The closest beach to Business Bay is the famous Jumeirah Beach, which is located just a 10-15 minutes’ drive away. It is a free public beach with soft white sand and situated in a well developed residential area as the beach itself has cabanas and numerous cafes and bars.
The district has a wide variety of food service establishments, from cafes with casual dining for lunches to exclusive dining options. A popular eatery is Mama’esh, which is a Middle Eastern restaurant in Bayswater Tower as well as several other well-reviewed restaurants, Tong Thai, Kitchen 6 and PRIME 68, which are all located in JW Marriott Marquis Hotel.