Developers in Dubai are in constant competition with each other to meet the evolving needs of the population and impress the world, which makes almost every area in Dubai a great place to live in. However, some areas are more family-friendly than others. A good family residence in Dubai would have amenities like good schools and day care centers, spacious parks, equipped hospitals, and good shopping areas. Such amenities make some areas better to raise a family than others. If you are looking to start a family or raise children in Dubai, then definitely start looking for such facilities. With that said, we compiled a list of the best areas for a family residence in Dubai to make your search process easier. Now buckle up because we are about to take you on a ride to your ideal home.
Emirates Living by Emaar
If you are looking for a family residence in Dubai then maybe you should start your search with Emirates Living by Emaar. This development has it all; the shopping areas, the nurseries (Raffles and Jebel Ali nursery), the schools (Dubai International Academy, Emirates International School, and Dubai British School), the parks, the pools, and the lakes, you name it. It also has a great access to Sheikh Zayed road and its smaller communities are gated and completely secure. And if your children want to get a dog, they can because dogs are allowed.
Arabian Ranches by Emaar
Another great area for a family residence in Dubai is Arabian Ranches by Emaar. Arabian Ranches is one of the most beautiful areas of Dubai. It’s a secure gated community with streets lined up with trees and gardens. When it comes to the amenities, Arabian Ranches has some excellent schools, including Jumeirah English Speaking School, one of the premium schools of Dubai, as well as the well-known Raffles Nursery. There are also clinics and hospitals, shopping areas, cafes, restaurant, supermarkets, and children’s play areas which make living there very family-friendly. The residences are mostly villas of 2 to 5 bedrooms which is perfect for families with children. The streets of Arabian Ranches are designed to be suitable for strolling and cycling; typically, while walking around in Arabian Ranches, one would see children playing or riding their bikes in the streets, it is like a happy scene in a movie.
The Palm Jumeirah by Nakheel
In addition to Emirates Living and Arabian Ranches, there is also The Palm Jumeirah.
The Palm Jumeirah has everything a perfect family residence in Dubai should have. Palm Jumeirah’s apartments come with both pool and beach access, which is perfect for your little ones. There is a wide range of good quality nurseries and schools that you can enroll your kids into. The oasis playhouse is also a good choice for the early years of learning. And Off course there are the shopping outlets and the many dining options.
Green community by Union Properties PJSC and Dubai Investments PJSC
As the name of the development suggests, Green Community is known for its beautiful landscapes and greenery. What is great about this community too is that it’s got beautiful stone streets and a very light traffic.
The Children’s Garden nursery is good for children from 2 to 5 years. As for schools, the Greenfield Community School is a very popular choice. Some of the amenities in Green Community include a gym, a Jacuzzi, an outdoor swimming pool, and a children’s pool for your little ones.
Green community is located within a walking distance from the popular The Market Shopping Center, where one can find everything from stores, cafes, restaurants to hair salons, bookshops, and clinics.
Al Quoz is another Dubai locality. It’s one of the top favorite areas for families with children, specifically Emiratis. The residential area of Al Quoz in the northeast consists of areas 1, 2, 3, and 4 with houses that are spacious and beautifully designed. Al Quoz is located close to some popular destinations like Dubai Mall, business bay, and Safa Park. Al Quoz has a selection of high-quality schools that you can choose from. Some of the other amenities in Al Quoz include a community center, children’s play areas, parks, pools, gyms, and sports area. In addition to all of that, the area has both Jogging and cycling tracks along with has a 24 hours security and maintenance service.
Dubai International City by Nakheel
In addition to the great amenities like schools, shopping malls, and green spaces, Dubai international city is more affordable to families than many other family residences in Dubai. This makes it a very popular option for many families who choose to live in Dubai.
Here you have it, our list of top recommendations for a family residence in Dubai. We also recommend that you go visit these locations yourself along with your family to see if you like one of them more than the others. Good luck on your journey on finding your perfect home.