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Al Barsha, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Real Estate Properties for rent and sale in Al Barsha

Al Barsha, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Al Barsha

About Al Barsha

Located in West Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Al Barsha is one of the latest residential developments, and is developed by Al Zarooni Group. Since its inception in 2003, it has become a prime location that is family friendly and is home to a wide array of sub-communities, including but not limited to apartments, townhouses and villas.

Being close to Palm Jumeirah, Downtown Dubai, Dubai Marina and Dubai Media City, Al Barsha is a vibrant community that offers a high-quality life; encompassing a diverse range of amenities for residents and visitors alike. It is noteworthy that Al Barsha is not a freehold neighborhood, however as an expat, you can still enjoy the neighborhood with your family in an incredibly comfortable and welcoming environment.

And because families love settling in the neighborhood, rest assured that your children will join the school of your choice; from Al Barsha’s wide range of schools catering to different curricula and age groups, including international and local schools. Having something for everyone, Al Barsha caters to people of different cultures and communities, where you can even unwind with the nearby beaches that are only a 10-minute drive away; and offer different activities for you and your family and friends.

Life in Al Barsha is like no other…you’d never get bored with its activities and experiences. From the parks, cinemas, and sports facilities, to the Dubai Miracle Garden, the world's largest flower garden…you’ll definitely get addicted to this type of lifestyle; and you’ll never have to wonder where to go next! Not only that, Al Barsha is best known for being home to Mall of the Emirates, one of the largest shopping centers in Dubai.

Whether you prefer shopping, dining, entertainment, fitness, relaxation, or cultural experiences, this neighborhood offers a vibrant and dynamic lifestyle, with something to suit everyone's tastes and interests.

There’s so much more about the convenient and incredible lifestyle of Al Barsha; read below to know more.

Top Attractions in Al Barsha

Mall of the Emirates
What would one want more than shopping in one of Dubai’s largest shopping malls? Walking across 600 retail outlets, you’ll never get enough of it! Covering over 2.4 million square feet, the Mall is home to top-notch luxury brands, high-end restaurants, and entertainment options.

Among the attractions it is mostly known for, Ski Dubai comes at the top of the list as an indoor ski slope bringing to life real snow and offers skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports activities for all skill levels. Not only that, the mall also has a cinema, an arcade, and a family entertainment center. And of course, this is in addition to being home to the two breathtaking, world-class hotels; the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates and the Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel.

Dubai Miracle Garden
As a top touristic attraction in Al Barsha, Dubai Miracle Garden is the world's largest flower garden, with over 45 million flowers arranged in various shapes and patterns that will literally take your breath away! Covering an area of over 72,000 square meters, this garden has a stunning visual spectacle…with flowers of petunias, marigolds, and geraniums, as well as several exotic species.

This brilliant garden also includes a butterfly garden, a floral clock, and several themed areas, such as the heart-shaped pathway and the Emirates A380 display.

The cherry on the top is that Dubai’s Miracle Garden is environmentally sustainable, as it uses a drip irrigation system to reduce water consumption, and the flowers are grown in recycled containers.

You are welcome to visit the garden anytime from November to May of each year!

Al Barsha Pond Park
Another popular park that is loved by everyone is the Pond Park, which is designed as a natural oasis at the heart of the city, and encompasses plenty of green spaces and walking trails. Covering over 50,000 square meters, the park has a wide range of activities that will keep you and your little ones entertained! This includes walking, jogging, and cycling along the paths that wind around the pond, as well as several sports facilities such as basketball and volleyball courts.

What makes it super special is its outdoor gym and fitness station that offers a range of exercises. It also hosts regular fitness classes, such as yoga and Zumba.

Dubai Science Park
As a science and technology park, Dubai Science Park is located in Al Barsha South, adjacent to Al Khail Road. It is a place featuring and focusing on innovation and research in the fields of science, technology, and healthcare. The park is known as a home to several companies, including pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms, research institutions, and medical equipment manufacturers.

With state-of-the-art facilities for research and innovation, the park includes laboratories, testing facilities, and R&D centers.

Al Barsha Mall
Located on Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Barsha Mall covers an area of over 500,000 square feet, with over 160 retail outlets that include fashion brands, electronics stores, and home decor outlets.

The mall’s dining options make it so special; as they include fast food outlets, cafes, and restaurants, which makes it enjoyable for visitors to enjoy a variety of cuisines, including Middle Eastern, Asian, and European.


Fortunately, Al Barsha has a wide array of transportation methods that are not only convenient, but also well-developed, as the neighborhood is well-connected to other parts of Dubai through the metro, bus, and taxi systems. Walking and cycling are also viable options, and there are several paths and facilities available for pedestrians and cyclists.

Al Barsha has 2 metro stations on the Red Line of the Dubai Metro: Sharaf DG Metro Station and Mall of the Emirates Metro Station. Both stations provide easy access to other parts of Dubai and are a convenient and affordable way to travel around the city. Also; there are several bus routes, which provide connections to other parts of Dubai. The bus system in Dubai is modern and efficient, with air-conditioned buses and frequent services.

Taxis are also readily available, and they are a convenient way to travel around the community and to other parts of Dubai. In addition, there is a plenty of mobile app travel applications that are convenient, such as Uber and Careem.

Types of Properties

The Al Barsha district in Dubai is a residential area that consists of three sub-communities, namely Al Barsha 1, Al Barsha 2, and Al Barsha 3. It is a location that offers great convenience to a large number of its residents.

Residential properties of Al Barsha 1 mainly consist of apartments, whereas Al Barsha 2 and 3 are home to larger villas and are comparatively quieter. The residents of Al Barsha 2 and 3 find the villas to be reasonably priced, often cheaper than similar properties located on the other side of Sheikh Zayed Road. Additionally, the villas in Al Barsha are more unique as they are often built as standalone units rather than in cookie-cutter developments.

Suiting different needs and tastes, Al Barsha offers different types of properties that will cater to what you’re looking for; be it a spacious villa, a convenient apartment, or a comfortable serviced apartment, there are plenty of options available in Al Barsha. Mostly, properties there are known for being well-maintained properties, and are all surrounded by plenty of amenities and services available to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable living experience.

To begin with, Al Barsha has a range of apartment buildings, ranging from studio apartments to spacious three-bedroom units. Many of these apartments offer a range of amenities, such as swimming pools, gyms, and 24-hour security. Moreover, it also offers several villas available for rent or purchase. These villas range in size and style, from small two-bedroom villas to large six to eight-bedroom homes with private pools and gardens.

On another note, there are townhouses that provide a more affordable option for those looking for more space and privacy than apartments can offer. They typically have two or three bedrooms and come with a small garden or outdoor space.

It is also key to note that there are serviced apartment buildings, these types of buildings offer fully furnished apartments with housekeeping and other services included. These apartments are a popular option for short-term stays or for those who prefer the convenience of having their cleaning and other needs taken care of.

Popular Communities

Al Barsha 1
Al Barsha 1 is a neighborhood that offers a variety of property types to suit different needs. These include apartments, serviced apartments, villas, townhouses, hotels, offices, retail shops, and commercial plots. When it comes to residential purposes, mid-rise apartment buildings are particularly popular. You'll find a large number of residential buildings in the area that offer apartments in different configurations. There are many well-known buildings in the area, such as Zee Zee Tower, Al Murad Tower, Palacio Residence, Heritage Building, Saratoga Complex, Barsha Valley, Barsha Oasis, Rose Garden Building, Al Salam Tower, and Dania Building, among others.

Al Barsha 2
Al Barsha 2 provides a calm and tranquil environment that is still conveniently located near numerous amenities, without the hustle and bustle of city life. It's a suburban area that offers pedestrian-friendly routes for joggers, cyclists, and pet-owners.

Dubai expats have a preference for the villas located in Al Barsha 2. These modern villas are typically equipped with built-in wardrobes, fully fitted kitchens containing modern cabinets, and more.

Al Barsha 3
This sub-community is located in the northern part of the Al Barsha community, near Hessa Street. It is home to parks and recreational areas, such as the aforementioned Al Barsha Pond Park.

With a serene community, residents of Al Barsha 3 enjoy a range of activities and amenities in the community. In addition, they enjoy the modern aesthetics that their villas are designed with!

These luxurious homes offer a lavish exterior and a full-sized backyard that includes a swimming pool and garden.

It's worth noting that villas in Al Barsha 3 come in a range of sizes, from 3-bedroom villas to 10-bedroom villas, offering plenty of space for larger families or those who desire more living space.

Barsha South
Located south of Al Barsha 3 and bordered by Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road to the west and Al Khail Road to the east, Barsha South community has several hanging out options.

Al Barsha South has become a highly coveted residential community, encompassing Al Barsha South 1, Al Barsha South 2, Al Barsha South 3, Dubai Science Park, and Arjan. The neighborhood is home to the popular Dubai Miracle Garden and Butterfly Garden, making it an excellent choice for families.

Barsha Heights
Previously known as Tecom, this sub-community is bordered by Sheikh Zayed Road to the west, Al Khail Road to the east, and Al Barsha to the south. It is located near major highways, such as Sheikh Zayed Road and Al Khail Road, and is just a short drive away from Dubai Marina, Jumeirah, and Downtown Dubai.

This bustling area is situated between Al Barsha and The Greens and is opposite Media City. It is a mixed-use community comprising high-rise apartment towers, hotels, and a range of commercial and residential buildings. The neighborhood offers accommodation options that are affordable and cater to the needs of various individuals, from studios to 3 or 4 bedroom apartments. This makes it an appealing location for single people, young couples, families with children, and working professionals who are based in the area or nearby.

Also; Barsha Heights is home to I-Rise Tower, a commercial building that consists of 37 floors and stands at a height of 165 meters (541 feet). The tower was completed in 2014 and is primarily used for office spaces and commercial purposes; and is a prominent landmark in the Al Barsha area and is visible from many parts of Dubai.

Barsha Heights is home to several commercial and business centers, including the Dubai Internet City, Dubai Media City, and the Dubai Knowledge Park. Its commercial and business centers, shopping and dining options, and healthcare facilities make it a great place to live and work.

Services Offered

Schools and Nurseries
GEMS Dubai American Academy
American School of Dubai
Wellington International School
Nord Anglia International School
Regent International School
Dubai Heights Academy
GEMS World Academy
Kings' School Al Barsha
Foremarke School Dubai
Al Mawakeb Schoo
Dubai British School
British Orchard Nursery
Jumeirah International Nursery
Kids Cottage Nursery School
Little Champions Nursery
Mosaic Nursery
Stepping Stones Nursery
Al Zahra Hospital Dubai
Saudi German Hospital Dubai
Mediclinic Al Sufouh
Mediclinic Parkview Hospital
Mediclinic Meadows
Saudi German Clinic Dubai
Karama Medical Centre
Apex Medical and Dental Clinics
Al Barsha Medical Centre
Aster Clinic Al Barsha
Medicure Polyclinic
Medeor 24x7 Hospital
Shopping Centers
Mall of the Emirates
City Centre Al Barsha
Al Barsha Mall
My City Centre Al Barsha

Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel, Dubai
Novotel Dubai Al Barsha
Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Mall Of The Emirates
Holiday Inn Dubai - Al Barsha
Golden Tulip Al Barsha
Grand Millennium Dubai
Ibis Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel
Citymax Hotel Al Barsha
Flora Al Barsha Hotel
Rose Park Hotel Al Barsha