Jumeirah has been one of the most popular areas in Dubai for a long time and will continue to do so in the future. The area is home to some of the most iconic places in Dubai, such as the Jumeirah Mosque, the Zoo, and the Mercato and Palm strip malls. Jumeirah Beach, which in the past was also called Russian Beach and Chicago Beach and also goes by the name of Open Beach, is one of the most in-demand places to get a sun and go for a swim. The Town Centre is the place where all shops, restaurants and other establishments come together. The waterfront community offers residents urban living in a quiet and peaceful neighborhood.
Jumeirah is located in the coastal area at the Arabian Gulf and about 10-15 minutes away from the main road artery in Dubai, Sheikh Bin Zayed Road depending on the location you depart from. The area is surrounded by other popular districts such as Downtown Dubai, DIFC and Za’abeel. Many people like to call this place home as it is the perfect location as it is located near the beach, shopping malls, entertainment outlets and parks.
It is also essential to know that Jumeirah is divided into sub-communities, which are:
Nearby roads include Sheikh Zayed Road
Downtown Dubai, DIFC and Za’abeel
Below you see the ranking of most popular areas in Jumeirah:
You can find a wide range of different properties in Jumeirah with apartments in various sizes as well as townhouses and villas that provide 3 to even 6 bedrooms. However, keep in mind that Jumeirah is one of the most expensive areas in Dubai and you will need deep pockets to buy a property here.
Public transport is convenient and widely available in Jumeirah. There is no designated metro station for Jumeirah itself, but you can find several stations in 5-10 min, while there are also several bus lines that serve the area and provide transport to and fro the metro stations.
In Jumeirah, all apartment buildings and villas come with their own parking while visitors can park their vehicle in the streets.
Helipad MBK Tower - E11 (8 min), Helipad Shaikh Ahmad Building - 308th Rd (12 min), Helipad 1 Sheikh Zayed Rd (13 min), Helipad 80 Sheikh Zayed Rd (14 min)
Jumeirah is dotted with the finest amenities all over the territory. Here you can find an international mix of cuisines in exclusive restaurants that offer anything from traditional local cuisine to a delicious steak. For shopping, you can go to the Dubai Mall (10 min by car) but there are also plenty of shopping malls in the Jumeirah territory. The area also hosts a plethora of attractions and is one of the entertainment hubs of Dubai. Here you can find for example City Walk. This project, developed by Meraas, is a place where shopping, dining and entertainment blend into one. You can also find a large number of hotels in the area that cater to the many tourists that come to visit.
Jumeirah has been built up for large parts and therefore the number of off-plan projects is less than in other parts of Dubai. However, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t any new developments. Keep in mind that Jumairah is an uptown area and therefore the prices are higher than in areas that are further away from the Arabian Gulf. Here’s our top 3 for off-plan projects in Jumeirah.
|Abundance of amenities||Expensive|
|Urban lifestyle in a villa neighbourhood.||No high-rise buildings|
|Mature area||No freehold property in the main area|
|Vibrant Community||Might not be suitable for young professionals|
|Kite Beach||Not the centre of Dubai|
|Jumeirah Bay Island||from 3 046 د.إ / ft2|
|Al Wasl||from 1 095 د.إ / ft2|
|Dubai Opera District Downtown||from 2 681 د.إ / ft2|
|Business Bay||from 1 699 د.إ / ft2|
|Downtown Dubai||from 2 331 د.إ / ft2|
|Old Town||from 1 799 د.إ / ft2|
|Dubai Harbour||from 2 235 د.إ / ft2|
|Zabeel||from 2 021 د.إ / ft2|
|Bur Dubai||from 1 284 د.إ / ft2|
|Umm Suqueim||from 1 465 د.إ / ft2|
|The World Islands||from 3 717 د.إ / ft2|