Top Family-Friendly Neighborhoods To Live In Dubai

Find Out More About The Top Family-Friendly Communities In Dubai. Favorite Amongst The Locals And The Expats.

In a recent report, Dubai was ranked among the top ten safest cities in the world. However, if you are planning to move to Dubai, safety is just among the many factors to consider, especially if you have a family and are looking for a suitable place for your loved ones.

Kid-friendly facilities and amenities are some of the key aspects to take into account when relocating to Dubai. Factors such as child care, parks, shopping centers, nurseries, and hospitals are vital to any family. In fact, it is important to consider the community before the house.

Therefore, to help you find a suitable home for your family, Real Choice has picked for you, the top best family-friendly neighborhoods to live in Dubai:

Arabian Ranches

The Arabian Ranches is a suburb in Dubai, located in quiet and tranquil surroundings, away from the noises and hassles of the city. The community takes pride in being a vibrant and lively place.

The neighborhood is characterized by a desert theme and boasts lavish homes, the ranches souk, a golf course, bike trails, skate parks, basketball courts, and tennis. Arabian Ranches is also near the GEMS Metropole, Jumeirah English Speaking School, Raffles Nursery, Ranches Primary School, Jebel Ali Village Nursery Arabian Ranches, and more.


Mirdif is not far from the city center. It is also close to the Dubai International Airport and is popular amongst ex-pats and residents from across the UAE. Mirdif encompasses a welcoming, child-friendly, and European-themed communities. Other close communities to Mirdif include Deira City Center, Academic City, and Dubai Festival City.

Green Community

This neighborhood is in DIP (Dubai Investment Park), easily accessible through Emirates Road, Sheikh Zayed Road, and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed road. The most popular areas including Courtyard by Marriott Green Community Dubai that comes with a children’s pool, jacuzzi, and a modern gym. Also nearby are, The Market shopping center, Greenfield Community School, and Children’s Garden Nursery.

Al Barari

One of the most beautiful residential communities in Dubai. People have come to know Al Barari as the green sanctuary that fades away the thought that you are living in the desert. This is a perfect backdrop for your children to exercise their imagination.

With an environment that is conscious of the environment, your children can learn the importance of sustainability, conservation, and the environment here. Schools are 20 minutes away from the community. The nearest schools include Kings’ School Al Barsha and GEMs First Point School.

Emirates Hills

Emirates Hills is a section of the Emirates Living master neighborhood, one of the top best family-friendly residential destinations in the Emirate. The community also boasts the best and most luxurious properties in Dubai.
What makes Emirates Hills is its close proximity to retail spots, Sheikh Zayed Road, and offices. Some of the best schools in the country are found here; they include Emirates International School, Dubai International Academy. Unlike many other areas, pets policies here are lenient, making it the most pet-friendly neighborhood around.

Join The Discussion

Compare listings