Marassi Galleria to go Beyond Traditional Retail
Set to provide a new benchmark for retail options in the Kingdom of Bahrain upon its completion, the highly anticipated Marassi Galleria is expected to be a destination like no other, with the EXPERIENTIAL shopping center poised to provide residents and guests of the Marassi Al Bahrain development with an unmatched combination of leisure & ENTERTAINMENT, DINING and Food market, and lifestyle, as well as the FIRST WEDDING SHOPPING DISTRICT in the Region, rendering it an attraction that no one can afford to miss.
Strategically situated on the southern island shored of Diyar Al Muharraq, The highly distinguished urban development Marassi Al Bahrain will be both the new CENTRE OF GRAVITY and THE TRENDIEST URGAN HUB in Bahrain, combining a cohesive mix of residential, hospitality, and commercial developments, this TRENDY EXPERIENTIAL mall will house some of the world’s top retailers (many for the first time in Bahrain) and provide a distinctive entertainment, shopping and dining experience in line with market demands for increasingly sophisticated retail experiences. Providing an exclusive taste of the waterfront way of life, Marassi Galleria is the centrepiece that will define the Marassi Al Bahrain development, representing a key anchor within the master plan, as well as a valuable addition to the Kingdom’s primary tourism and leisure offerings.
With the mall set to open in June 2021, it will cater to :
- The immediate catchment of approximately 145,000 residents from both Marassi Al Bahrain and Diyar Al Muharraq alone.
- As well as a regional destination for KSA, BAHRAIN, and Kuwait visitors.
The structure will encompass 200,000 sqm of floor area with the capacity for 560 shops to be distributed over 3 levels. Visitors need not worry about parking as Marassi Galleria will include over 8 levels of parking with 5700 parking spaces.
Home to a multi-screen cinema by CINECO with 12 screens, the mall will also be home to a 2,400 sqm aquarium by Emaar Entertainment, and a multitude of Leisure and Entertainment concepts such as VR Park, Trampoline Park, Urban Farm, Outdoor Activity Park, FEC, allowing visitors of all ages to enjoy an experience unlike any other while satisfying their ever-growing appetite for a wider selection of leisure options.
The first-of-its-kind Wedding Precinct at MGB, is also in harmony with the Kingdom’s strategy to promote the island as the ideal wedding destination: Marassi Galleria will have section dedicated to everything wedding-related, from famous designers, wedding gowns, evening dresses, beauty and makeup, jewellery, wedding planners, photographers and florists. Additionally, the Wedding Precinct will have a focus on wellness and wellbeing and offer access to beauty salons and spas, pilates/yoga, beauty clinics and nutrition stores under one roof and the needs of the Marassi Al Bahrain residents at the core of its operation.
The structure will also include five interconnected lifestyle urban districts, each with a theme tailored to suit a specific customer profile. The first district is the High-street, which will integrate licensed F&B concepts with street performance and other bespoke activities, while the Family Plaza will feature a kid’s park with play zones for children to enjoy in a safe environment whilst their parents look-on from nearby cafes. For those wishing to enjoy a picturesque walkway along the sandy beach, the Waterfront Dining Promenade stretching between The Address Marassi Al Bahrain and the Vida Marassi al Bahrain hotels is the ideal option. Those looking for adventure can access the animated rooftop which will be home to a range of outdoor activities and a panoramic view of the beach and nearby city, whereas The Luxury Courtyard which will provide a high-end shopping and dining experience complete with premium facilities such as dedicated valet parking and a drop off zone.
What sets Marassi Galleria apart from other malls is its synergy with the Marassi waterfront way of life, with stunning views overlooking the sea and lush green gardens providing visitors with an experience that goes beyond traditional retail. With the infrastructure spilling onto the beach and connecting to neighbouring facilities through direct access to the walkways, cycle paths, and elevated bridges, Marassi Galleria also promotes an outdoor lifestyle. The location also provides residents with ultimate convenience due to its connectivity with the Marassi Residences Towers, Vida Hotel and Serviced Apartments, as well as The Address Hotel and Serviced Apartments – bringing a wealth of options to their doorstep and setting new shopping, leisure and entertainment standards.