Best Family-Friendly Communities in Dubai

Searching for the perfect place to live in Dubai can be challenging, and it can be much more challenging if you are looking for a home for a family with children. You must choose a place that is close to schools, nurseries, parks, clinics, supermarkets and all other facilities meant to satisfy your family’s daily needs without having to take long daily drives to satisfy your simple needs.

Here are our 3 top picks for the best family-friendly communities in Dubai:


Living in Al-Furjan means you’ll always be connected to Dubai’s most famous attractions including, Dubai Marina, Downtown Dubai, Dubai International Airport, and more due to the exceptional road network that will grant you easy access to these locations.

What makes Al-Furjan the ideal place for families is the diversity of the facilities and amenities it offers to all family members, from kids to adults. Your everyday needs will be easily met while at Al-Furjan as it has schools, pharmacies, supermarkets, restaurants, retail shops, and more.

You and your family will also enjoy public parks, playing grounds, a sports arena, fitness studios, and temperature-controlled pools for adults and children.

And let’s not forget about its strategic location. Positioned in the Heart of Dubai, Al-Furjan offers more outside its borders. It will only take you a 20-minute drive to reach the NMC Royal Hospital and 12 minutes to go shopping with the family at Ibn Battuta Mall.

Meydan, MBR City

Whether you are planning to purchase or rent a family residential unit, you can find a variety of options in this vibrant area, Starting from 4-bedroom flats to villas with dedicated parking areas.

Your kids’ education is always a priority; that’s why when looking for a new home, you need to take the available schools around you into consideration. MBR city will be the perfect choice if your children are at school attending age. There are two prestigious school options here, The North London Collegiate School with classes ranging from nursery to year 13, and The Hartland International School.

MBR city also offers great connectivity given its closeness to Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Khail Road, and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road. You will always be able to spend a spectacular day at one of Dubai’s stunning beaches including, the Jumeirah Beach and Sunset Beach that will take a 12–15-minute drive to reach.

The city also hosts many entertainments and sports destinations such as the award-winning Meydan hotel, a golf course, and a tennis academy. In addition to cycling and running tracks.

Palm Jumeirah

There is no doubt that the astonishing scenes of this man-made wonder present it as residential heaven. All properties located at Palm Jumeirah have their own calming sea view. What’s better than waking up to such a beautiful view? But the question remains: why is it a good residential option for families?

What makes The Palm a top choice for families looking for residential properties is the available amenities within the area. The Palm residents are guaranteed to find all the facilities they need including hospitals, pharmacies, supermarkets, hotels, restaurants, and more.

It also offers some great schools and nurseries such as Blossom Nursery, American School of Dubai, and many others.

 To keep your kids active and enjoy some quality outdoor time with them, you can go on morning walks with them at Al-Ittihad Park or take them to watch the shows of the iconic musical fountain located at The Pointe.

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