Family-Friendly Communities in Dubai

By Rocky Real Estate

Family-Friendly Communities in Dubai

Safe and secure is how 98.6% of the residents feel about living in UAE. So it’s no surprise that many expats choose to build and raise their family here. There are plenty of choices, from sports-oriented communities to villages filled with beautiful parks for families to grow and make memorable experiences.


Here are the popular family-friendly neighborhoods in Dubai.

Sports City

True to its name, Sports City is a place for parents who want to raise active and healthy children. It is built around five major sports venues and features a number of sports academies. Within the community stands Sports Park, a state-of-the art, purpose-built facility for outdoor field sports such as rugby pitches, basketball, tennis, and includes Olympic size running track and pool. Sports City has mid-rise apartment buildings, townhouses and villas nearby schools and nurseries.

Al Nahda

Literally meaning The Awakening, Al Nahda has seen an extensive residential development in the past few years. It’s usually the first option for residents who are looking to pay very low rents and school tuition fees. This community features Al Nahda Pond Park and Mamzar Beach Park where families can bond and play.

Al Barsha

As one of the relatively new communities, Al Barsha offers a breath of fresh air for families. It is a serene and safe area mainly filled with large villas and apartments for rent in Dubai. Minutes away from Mall of the Emirates and Jumeirah Beach, Al Barsha is a perfect place for small to medium families who value accessibility to the city while maintaining a nurturing environment for their children. Enjoy leisure activities at Al Barsha Pond Park with running track facilities, tennis and basketball courts.

Arabian Ranches

Arabian Ranches is a gated community with high-end signature villas for rent and sale overlooking scenic landscape and lush greenery. Friendly atmosphere, great amenities with golf course, nearby theme parks, best schools in Dubai and specialty stores are the top reasons why residents love Arabian Ranches.

Emirates Living

A gated community with a range of villa-style houses and a large selection of amenities for families, Emirates Living is still one of the most desirable addresses in Dubai for houses for sale in Dubai. Educational facilities, health centres, schools, community mall, fitness and recreational facilities, gold courses and more are can be found in this master-planned community. Further, it is also within reach to a plethora of superb city attractions that include public beaches, restaurants, and shopping malls.

Jumeirah Lake Towers

Jumeirah Lake Towers, or simply JLT, is a diverse mixed-use community and popular among young and small families because of convenient facilities present within the neighborhood. It is walking distance to metro stations, offices and retail establishments and not too far away from the public beach. Schools, nurseries and sports centers are also in the area.


Living in Dubai with children requires more criteria to house-hunting. Let us know your requirements and we will find a real estate in Dubai fitting to your family’s needs. We have experienced and knowledgeable property consultants to guide you today.