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Top Neighborhoods for Families in Dubai

Dubai boasts ultra-luxurious villas and penthouses with scenic views. Tourists worldwide travel to this staggering city, one of the most thriving cities in the UAE. The crime rate is remarkably low, and the political situation is stable. With major tourist attractions like this city is also ideal for families to live in.

Contrary to popular belief, Dubai is one of the most well-planned cities in the world. The residential communities are not just a treat to the eyes but also a heaven for small and large families. In this article, there is a list of some of the best neighborhoods for families in Dubai.

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Best Neighborhoods for Families

When it comes to finding the right neighborhood for your family, there are plenty of things to take care of. For instance, find a place that is quiet so that you and your family don’t have to deal with excessive noise from the traffic or the nightclub. Secondly, the locality must be safe with the lowest crime rate, and the roads are clean. Below is a list of neighborhoods that fits all the bill to buy a property for your family.

  • Emirates Hills

Established in 2003, this family-friendly neighborhood finds its name in the famous Beverly Hills. It is home to some of the most prominent personalities in the world, like Sunil Vaswani, Raghuvinder Kataria, the Late Benazir Bhutto, and Nawaz Sharif. The community was the first freehold land in Dubai and was primarily acquired by wealthy families.

Given its posh locality and significance, it is definitely a secure and gated community that will protect your family from crimes. Furthermore, Emirates Hills is in close proximity to the Dubai British School, Dubai International Academy, Emirates international school, Emirates Hills Nursery, and Vida Emirates Hills Hotel. Apart from all this, this exclusive neighborhood also offers a golf course, spacious and luxurious villas, and parks.

  • Al Barari

Rated as one of the best neighborhoods for living by residences, Al Barari is a delight to the eyes. It has all the amenities a family could ask for, namely, fine dining, parks, nature, greenery, open gyms, and so on. Furthermore, this neighborhood is in a prime location. It is only five minutes away from the airport, twenty minutes from Emirates Hills, and sixteen minutes from Burj Khalifa.

All social hubs in Dubai are, on average, only fifteen minutes away from Al Barari. In addition, families can choose between living in an ultra-modern villa and apartments. The neighborhood has received awards for standing out as an eco-friendly community, where a large chunk of it consists of greenery. Kids and older people can enjoy the peace and calm of the lakes and freshwater streams.

  • Jumeirah Village Traingle (JVT)

One of the most sought-after neighborhoods, Jumeirah Village Triangle, has ultra-luxurious villas and townhouses. Owners can expand their villas up to six massive bedrooms, which offer ample space for children and older family members. In addition, each villa in JVT is spread across several yards and provides enough space for children to play.

Other amenities include a sports academy, football club, education facility, dog park, and Sunmarke school. Additionally, there are fine dining restaurants, eateries, theatres, and shipping centers for adults. Moreover, each villa comprises a dedicated car parking facility so that owners don’t have to take rounds across the neighborhoods to look for one.

  • Mudon

The Arabic word for city is Mudon, and rightly so, developers wanted to create it as a city within Dubai. The original plan was for it to be an amalgamation of famous Middle Eastern cities: Marrakech, Damascus, Cairo, Beirut, and Baghdad. Located at the edge of Dubailand, Mudon is perfect for families.

It has all possible amenities one can think of, like parks, shopping centers, theatres, open gyms, malls, and gardens. The neighborhood is densely populated with swimming pools, mosques, health clubs, and medical centers. Thus, one can get all the modern and necessary amenities required for a peaceful living.

  • Dubai Marina

Do you want to let your kids experience living in a splendid tourist spot? Then the Dubai Marina must be on your list. You can stay in some of the highest buildings in the world and call it home, much to everyone’s jealousy. With various amenities within a few kilometers of reach, you can board the metro or travel on the tram to the other end of the Marina.

Developers call the place surrounding it New Dubai, and it is expected to house close to 1,20,000 people in the future. Additionally, the Marina is surrounded by the beach and the Sheikh Zayed rd on either side. Families can access modern amenities like gyms, fitness centers, malls, spas, shopping complexes, parks, and fine dining.

  • Arabian Ranches

Primarily dedicated to ex-pats who dream of owning a villa in Dubai, the Arabian Ranches is a perfect heaven for families. Buyers can select from luxury villas to apartments with separate car parking and greenery. Ranches are in a prime location close to the airport, main road, and so on. If you want to move into a safe, gated community with your children, then the Ranches are perfect.

With fifteen different sub-communities to choose from, the Arabian Ranches offer various types of villas within different price ranges. Furthermore, there are various necessities like large driveways, and extra car parking space has been allotted for guests in each villa. One can also get access to mosques, churches, schools, swimming pools, pet parks, gyms, and supermarkets here.


It’s every individual’s dream to live in Dubai and when it comes to luxury properties for families, Dubai has plenty of options. The luxurious neighborhoods for families in Dubai provide various amenities while having close proximity to the popular destinations of Dubai. If you are planning to buy a home in Dubai, be sure to do your due diligence and see which home suits your family’s needs. 

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