The Top 5 Family-Friendly Neighbourhoods In Dubai

Tue, 15 Dec, 2020

Dubai is a city known for having some of the world’s most family-friendly places, offering plenty of reliable and safe residential options for families looking for their new homes.


When searching for the best real estate deals for families in Dubai, location is the primary determining factor. Grocery stores, clinics, good schools, retail establishments, and public transport hubs must be nearby. Most importantly, the area must promise future developments by laying a plan for public infrastructure, transportations, schools, hospitals, and many more.

Here is a list of well-planned neighbourhoods ideal for families looking for enjoyment, privacy, and space.

1. Business Bay

Business Bay is the best location if you want to enjoy the ultimate city lifestyle. Though it is a few minutes away from Downtown Dubai, the area offers residents a little privacy, away from the city’s popular  tourist destinations. Still, it offers the views and amenities of a city-based lifestyle. Nestled in a place facing the Dubai Canal, you get to enjoy fabulous views of the famous water bridge, especially at night as it lights up and changes colours.

With the availability of bigger residential units, you will see plenty of families with small children enjoying their life in the district. There are nurseries and schools in the area as well.

Furthermore, residents of Business Bay will get to enjoy the charming, family-friendly Bay Avenue Park. The park offers an expansive green lawn with two outdoor gyms and a jogging track. It also features a trampoline and other recreational amenities where everyone can unwind over the weekend or after a long day. The skate parks and playgrounds will surely keep your children entertained as you enjoy a sip of your favourite beverages in one of the park’s coffee shops and cafes.

Some of the best properties you can check out in this iconic neighbourhood include DAMAC Majestine, Merano Tower, Business Tower, and Avanti. Developed by DAMAC Properties, these residences offer unparalleled entertainment, leisure, and retail amenities. Enjoy a vibrant urban life in one of these living spaces designed with excellent comfort and attention to detail.

2. Downtown Dubai

Downtown Dubai is famous among locals and expats looking for luxurious family-friendly living because of its modernised urban design and iconic location. It is home to the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building which is surrounded by the timeless dancing fountain and beautiful lakes. Entertainment hubs and boutique shops, such as The Dubai Mall, are also nearby. Living in this neighbourhood offers lots of convenience for couples and small families and features different restaurants, markets, and nightlife.

The Distinction by DAMAC is one of the ideal locations for families, offering you a wide range of entertainment, leisure, and dining options to explore in Downtown Dubai. Equipped with the highest quality amenities, the building includes a high-tech gym and luxury spa. It also offers a babysitting service, which is very convenient for working moms.

3. Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina is considered one of the grandest ventures in Dubai with a large expat community. It is among the most in-demand lifestyle hubs globally, merging luxury, comfort, and innovation in the heart of the city. Besides the ornate designs and quality of most properties for sale, this area also features vibrant views sloping across the marina. It is also connected to some of the best attractions in Dubai.

If you envision waterfront living, The Waves offers a collection of stunning duplex penthouses and Apartment for sale in Dubai with 3 bedrooms townhouse for sale in Dubai, sun deck, and tennis court. As you step outside, you can enjoy the marina walkway and all of its best attractions.

4. Dubailand

Dubailand is one of the successful projects in Dubai that includes a wide range of facilities which your family can enjoy, including shopping malls, eco-tourism projects, residential units, and theme parks. It is an in-demand neighbourhood among property investors because of the affordable rents and the availability of many freehold properties.

Dubailand properties range from reasonably priced to luxurious units, with each offering distinctive lifestyle amenities that often appeal to families looking for their dream home.

AKOYA Oxygen by DAMAC is one of the popular areas in Dubailand. This family-friendly, peaceful golf community emphasises green living and a tranquil lifestyle. Though it is away from the city, it offers easy access to leisure and business hubs. And in every cluster of homes, there are community playgrounds and swimming pools with beautifully landscaped parks and streets.  

5. Dubai South

Dubai South is becoming one of the city’s preferred locations to invest, live, and work. It features a wide range of Hotel apartment for sale in DubaiProperties For Sale In Aykon City Tower that cater to singles, couples, and families. The area represents the future face of the emirate because it hosts key events like the Dubai Airshow. More importantly, it is host to the Al Maktoum International Airport, the largest airport in the world upon completion.

Furnished apartments for sale in Dubai at Celestia and Tenora represent an excellent investment opportunity for families looking for a wonderful home for many years ahead. Each unit is carefully designed and decorated with neutral tones, and residents will have access to a lot of amenities within the development.

Dubai is among the world’s best cities for families to explore, enjoy, and learn together. So if you are looking for your new home in this lively city, choose from one of these family-friendly communities. Don’t forget to look into some of the new residential off plan projects in Dubai, too. Get in touch with DAMAC Properties today.

Damac Properties is a Dubai-based company that is engaged in the development and sale of residential, commercial and industrial properties like 6 Bedrooms Houses For Sale In GEMS Estates DAMAC Hills 2, and 7 Bedrooms Houses For Sale In GEMS Estates DAMAC Hills 2. The company was built on the strong foundations of the Al Ghurair Group, which has been in business for over 50 years. It is one of the largest conglomerates in UAE, with a number of subsidiaries dedicated to various sectors of the economy. These include retail, hospitality, real estate and engineering.