Are you on the lookout for the best areas with family-friendly apartments in Dubai? Well, you’re in luck! Today, we take a look at which areas are popular with families in Dubai when it comes to renting an apartment. Our data analysts combed through the Bayut database to find the most search for areas in the city for 3 and 4 bedroom rental apartments. Here is what we were able to uncover.
BEST PLACES FOR FAMILIES TO RENT APARTMENTS IN DUBAI
Based on the searches conducted by Bayut’s users, the waterfront community of Dubai Marina is the most popular area for family-friendly apartments in Dubai. This was followed by the iconic island destination of Palm Jumeirah which is known for its luxurious beachfront properties. The next popular area is Al Nahda, which is known for its affordable properties. The final two spots were taken by Sheik Zayed Road and Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) which are both revered for featuring both commercial and residential properties. Here is a closer look at each of the areas with the best family-friendly apartments in Dubai with details on the lifestyle, amenities, facilities and also their average prices.
WATERFRONT COMMUNITY OF DUBAI MARINA IS THE MOST POPULAR AREA WITH RESIDENTIAL APARTMENTS IN DUBAI
Dubai Marina has been a long-standing favourite amongst residents when it comes to residential apartments in Dubai. Considered to be one of the most well-planned neighbourhoods in the city, residents living in Dubai Marina enjoy a fast-paced urban living experience. It is the perfect choice for young couples and families because it is close proximity to the city’s popular business districts like Dubai Media City and Dubai Internet City, making it ideal to commute work. There are also plenty of nurseries in Dubai Marina alongside amenities like gyms, spas and more. The closely located Dubai Marina Mall also features a range of family-friendly dining options, services, and activities that residents can take advantage of.
When it comes to renting apartments in Dubai Marina, families can take their pick from the stunning 3 and 4-bedroom units situated in towers with spectacular sea views and state of the art facilities. Renters can expect to pay an average yearly rental price of AED 158k and AED 210k for 3 and 4-bed respectively.
PALM JUMEIRAH RANKS SECOND-BEST FOR FAMILY-FRIENDLY APARTMENT LIVING IN DUBAI
Life on the Palm is an experience like no other. The waterfront properties and presence of award-winning restaurants, hotels and attractions make this man-made archipelago one of the most sought-after locations for renting properties in Dubai. Palm Jumeirah is ideal for the families looking to live in a more luxurious neighbourhood in the city that offers everything in one place. Dubai’s major supermarket chains like Choitrams and Carrefour are present for any grocery shopping and the Al Ittihad Park is there for a quick stroll in the evenings or a day out with the kids. The Golden Mile Galleria and the Palm Strip Mall and The Pointe also have a range of activities for the whole family. In terms of educational institutes, there are two nurseries in Palm Jumeirah that parents can send their little ones: Redwood Montessori Nursery and Asya’s Nursery. And for the older kids, the schools in Jumeirah are close by.
If you plan to rent an apartment in Palm Jumeirah, there are plenty of 3 and 4-bed apartments that have access to a range of amenities including swimming pools, community centres, parks and gyms. As per Bayut’s current listings, the average price to rent a 3-bedroom apartment in Palm Jumeirah stands at AED 180k while the larger 4-bed units average is at AED 260k.
AL NAHDA IS THE NEXT POPULAR AREA FOR FAMILIES TO RENT FLATS IN DUBAI
For those looking for more affordable family apartments in Dubai, the Al Nahda community is a perfect choice. There are plenty of reasons why the flats for Al Nahda are perfect for families. It is is a quiet neighbourhood that has community parks featuring dedicated play areas for the kids. It is also a self-sufficient community that has supermarkets, cafes and top-notch healthcare facilities within the area. There are also plenty of schools near Al Nahda further adding to its allure for families.
Families looking to live in Al Nahda will also find that the residential towers boast state-of-the-art facilities with many housing gyms and swimming pools. While the area doesn’t have a collection of 4-bedroom units, residents can find large 3-bedroom apartments for rent in Al Nahda for which the rent prices average at AED 75k.
SHEIK ZAYED ROAD IS THE FOURTH BEST PLACE WITH FAMILY-FRIENDLY APARTMENTS IN DUBAI FOR RENT
There are many benefits to renting an apartment on Sheikh Zayed Road but the biggest one is its connectivity. Sheikh Zayed Road is like the main artery of Dubai that connects all of the city the prime locations. Metro stations are lined up at 5-minute intervals and the presence of the hotels and popular eateries, make it easy to get around by public transportation. So whether it be commuting to work or school, any part of the city can be easily reached if you live here. Supermarkets and banks and more are also dotted all around adding to the convenience.