Best Places to Live in Dubai
Dubai is home to so many different types of neighbourhoods! Family oriented with schools and parks, more social areas with bars, and restaurants, the beach, the marina, the sea, the desert, and so much more. Narrowing down what works for you can be tricky, but we’ve pulled together some snapshots to help:
|THE RENTER:||COMMUNITY OPTIONS:|
|Young professional||Dubai Marina – Downtown Dubai – JBR – DIFC – Business Bay – City Walk|
|Sports enthusiast||Jumeirah Golf Estates – Motor City – Dubai Sports City|
|Green space explorer||The Greens – Jumeirah Golf Estates – Jumeirah Islands – Arabian Ranches|
|Beach lover||Palm Jumeirah – Jumeirah – JBR – LA MER|
|Family with children||Deira – Al Barsha – Jumeirah – Mirdif – Arabian Ranches – The Springs – The Lakes – The Meadows – Emirates Hills|
|Higher-end||Emirates Hills – Palm Jumeirah – Arabian Ranches – Downtown Dubai|
FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS
Young working professionals, single and married alike, typically crave a fast-paced and urban life — modern buildings close to their place of work, and restaurants and bars on their doorstep almost. Coffee, gyms and shopping options also for kick-back time and weekend meet-ups.
FOR SPORTS ENTHUSIASTS
Dubai is a very active city, and has lots of options to live close to an active lifestyle oriented area. Most communities give access to a gym, and pool to get your pulse heightened, others have running tracks, tennis courts, outdoor gym equipment as well as open spaces to run, cycle and workout in the cities outdoor friendly climate.
FOR GREEN SPACE EXPLORERS
Green is not always a colour associated with the outdoor scene of Dubai. However there are a wide range of green communities in Dubai, allowing for outdoor activity such as sports and bbq’s, as well as idyllic views.
FOR BEACH LOVERS
Sand, in the desert, is definitely something Dubai can offer. Luckily, several communities sit perfectly on the beach front, and if youre not directly beach facing, you are never far. The beach not only makes for magnificent views, but allows a perfect spot to exercise outdoors on land or out at sea.
FOR FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN
Dubai is an incredible place to bring up young children. With so many communities built for the sole purpose of family life, you’ll have everything you need on your doorstep. Swimming pools, beach access, parks, community shopping centres, schools and hospitals – make for perfect living for the family set-up.
FOR THE HIGHER ENDERS
Dubai has a reputation for a high-end lifestyle, and the villas and apartments and their surroundings in the luxurious communities are worldly. High end finishes, coupled with wide outdoor spaces and amenities – those who like the finer things are certain to find them in these high end communities.