Al Barari, also often simply called Barari, is a gated community containing some of the most expensive villas on the Dubai real estate market. Providing a secluded environment for its residents, Barari offers the finest amenities and can be seen as the benchmark for luxury living. Parks and other greenery make up 60% of the entire project and this is no surprise when you keep in mind that Al Barari means wilderness in Arabic. The Barari development consists of 2 phases.
Phase 1: This is a completed area with two sub-communities: The Residences and The Reserve.
Phase 2: This area is under development, consisting of the sub-communities: Ashjar, Seventh Heaven. Here you can find a wide range of off-plan projects currently for sale.
Where is Al Barari located?
Al Barari is nestled between Al Khail Road (E44) and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road (E311), making it possible to get to any major landmark in Dubai within 30 minutes. The total area of Barari covers no less than 18 million sq. ft. The abundance of greenery in the area makes it one of the most eco-friendly districts of Dubai.
Nearby roads include Al Khail Road, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road
Majan, FalconCity of Wonders, Living Legends, Liwan Al Reem
The Mediterranean Garden is home to more than 10,000 plants, shrubs and groundcovers, and over 250 palms and trees, including a number of majestic century-old olive trees.
Body Language health and fitness club, is a health and wellness "hub" for residents Al Barari, looking to keep fit, relax and unwind in a tranquil setting.
Living legends community park (9 min)
Wadi Al Safa Wildlife Centre (16 min)
Jumeirah Beach (30 min)
Kite beach #3 (30 min)
What kind of new real estate projects can be found here?
In Al Barari, you can find a wide range of apartments and villas. These units have in common that they were built using only the highest standards of construction. The 5 distinct sub-communities in Barari offer different options. Some areas have been completed and sold out already. Others are currently under development with off-plan projects available.
The Nest: 55 modern villas in the range of 9.000-15.000 sq. ft.
The Reserve: 28 luxury villas with shell and core delivery so that residents can customize the units themselves.
The Residence: 4 different types of villas that come with 5 or 6 bedrooms: Acacia, Bromelia, Camelia, and Dahlia.
Ashjar: 9 low-rise buildings housing 120 homes in the form of apartments.
Seventh Heaven: Luxury apartments that come with themed gardens and private elevators.
What about transport and parking in Al Barari?
Like with many secluded districts in Dubai, public transport is mostly absent in Al Barari. There is no metro station (the closest one is 20 min by car) while the bus also doesn’t serve the area (the closest one is also 20 min away). You can, of course, always order a taxi through online services such as Careem and Uber.
However, most residents in Al Barari own a vehicle and then commuting is not much of a problem. Each villa comes with covered parking or even has its own parking garage. The apartments come with underground parking in the basement while visitors can park their vehicles in the streets or in the designated guest parking spaces.
Dubai International Airport (DXB) (31 min)
Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) (41 min)
Helipad (17 min), Helipad 1 (24 min)
Metro: Sharaf DG (27 min), Noor Bank (27 min)
Bus lines: 102, 103, 104, 106 (13 min)
Water Transport: Marina Walk Marine Transport Station (29 min), Marina Terrace Station (27 min)
Tram: Dubai Marina (26 min), Al Sufouh (25 min)
Which amenities are available?
“This is an address, which must be seen to be believed.’ is something that most salespeople will tell you when it comes to projects in this neighborhood. Al Barari offers the luxury that many can only dream of. There are few areas in Dubai that offer such an abundance of greenery and on the territory, you can find botanical gardens with various themes, decorated with waterways, paths, and bridges. Although there are no hospitals and schools in the area, you can easily find one not far away in the surrounding districts. There are also some exclusive restaurants on-site that cater to the luxury lifestyle of the residents. Overall, Al Barari offers some of the best and most exclusive amenities available in Dubai.
Schools: Georges school, Dunecrest American School, Dune Crest School, GEMS heritage school (11 min)
Universities and Colleges: Zayed University, F Wing (19 min), DSOA University Residence-C (17 min), University of Birmingham Dubai (20 min), Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) (16 min)
Hospitals: Neuro Spinal Hospital (17 min), Mediclinic Parkview Hospital (18 min), Emirates Hospital Day Surgery & Medical Center (18 min), Fakeeh University Hospital (16 min)
Clinics: Dr Kamkar Medical & Physiotherapy Center, Sarab Branch, Dubai London Clinic - The Villa Branch (19 min), Axon Clinic and Pharmacy (19 min), Eupepsia Medical Clinic (16 min)
Malls: The Well, Al Barari, Majan Shopping Complex, Midtown Central Majan, Cityland Mall (14 min)
Supermarkets: Quick Supermarket Majan, Al Barari, Goodies Super Market (8 min), All-day supermarket -Mizin (6 min), ZOOM (6 min), Burj Safa Supermarket (6 min), Company Mekiyah Engineering Consultants (6 min)
Cinema: Makkawi's, Novo Cinemas, IMG Worlds of Adventure (15 min)
Bowling: Dubai Bowling Center (26 min), Switch Bowling (29 min)
Karaoke: HipHop Karaoke Dubai (27 min), Kung Korean Restaurant & Karaoke (25 min)
Dance: The Dance Project (15 min), 815 Dance & Performing Arts Training Centre (18 min), StepUp Academy - Motor City (21 min), Cafe De La Danse (27 min)
Mosques: Al Barari mosque, Masjid Mosque (10 min), Nadia Bint e Saeed Masjid (Falcon City Mosque) (11 min), Living Legends Mosque (11 min)
Church: Casa de Oración Torre Fuerte (22 min), Haley's Church (26 min), The Gatekeepers Weekday Warehouse (26 min), Emirates Baptist Church (26 min)
Dining: J5 Restaurant - Majan, Al Barari, The Farm Restaurant, Al Barari, Terracotta Restaurant & Cafe UAE-Dubai-Al Barari, CALI POKE - Hideout, Shawarma (15 min)
Cafes/bars: Ognisko Cafe, Costa Coffee, McDonald's Drive-Thru (17 min), Albarary the farm, Joanna and Stefan (10 min)
What are the most popular residential complexes in Al Barari?
Al Barari has been partly completed but there are still several off-plan projects under development. Whether you are looking for a luxury apartment or an exclusive villa, in Barari you find units with the best amenities at a reasonable price. Here are some of the off-plan projects currently on the market. Keep in mind that all projects here are carried out by Al Barari Developers.
The Neighborhood (Apartments)
The Reserve (Villas)
Seventh Heaven (Apartments)
The Residences (Villas)
What are the Pros and Cons of life in Al Barari?
No public transport
Abundance of parks and greenery
Absence of shops
No access to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road
Easy access to the Dubai beaches
Long commute when going to, for example, Business Bay