Where are the kid-friendly neighborhoods in Dubai?

When looking for a home, there are several factors one must take into consideration. A convenient school route, easy commute to work, space, and budget are all important factors that go into the decision-making process for choosing a home. Parents with young children are also often keen to stay in areas where their little ones can indulge in some outdoor activities, interact with their neighborhood friends, and enjoy their childhood. But how do you find an area that meets all these different criteria? To help our members make the right decision about their next home, Bayut has put together a list of some of the best kid-friendly neighborhoods that offer a safe and secure place for families in Dubai.


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The other perks of living in JVC include proximity to popular business hubs like Dubai Media City and Dubai Internet City, making it easy for parents working in these districts to commute to their offices.


 JVC is one of the most popular neighborhoods for families with kids. There are over 30 green landscaped spaces that provide plenty of room for kids to stay active and entertained. JVC is also one of the top neighborhoods in Dubai near schools. There are several nurseries in JVC for little ones and well-established institutes such as JSS International School, Sunmarke School, and the Nord Anglia International School for older children. 

JVC is a prime spot for those looking to buy or rent apartments in Dubai. According to Bayut’s property market report, there have been moderate decreases in rental and sales prices for apartments in JVC in the first half of 2020. If you are looking to move soon, capitalize on these attractive offers for apartments for and in JVC.

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Next on the list is the upscale apartments in Dubai Marina. There is no shortage of nurseries in the marina. which is one of the reasons why this neighborhood is popular with families. Dubai Knowledge Park, which has some of Dubai's best universities is also close by offering an easy commute for university students. This waterfront community also boasts tons of entertainment options for families to enjoy.

As per Bayut’s report, the cost to rent apartments in Dubai Marina averages at AED 72k for 1-bedroom apartments and AED 106k for 2-bedroom apartments. The asking prices to buy apartments in Dubai Marina are also attractive; averaging at AED 1.06M for 1-bed flats and AED 1.69M for 2-bed units. 

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 JLT is another high-rise neighborhood that is popular with families. It is well-known for being pedestrian-friendly, providing a safe space for the kids to explore. The well-maintained JLT Park has green open spaces and a dedicated play area for children. This well-integrated community also has plenty of restaurants, shops and cafes dotted around. It is a good option for families with young children too, as there are plenty of nurseries in JLT.

If you are interested in the flats for sale, the average cost you can expect is AED 775k for 1-bed units and AED 1.17M for 2-bed apartments. For tenants interested in the flats for rent, the lowest price for a 1-bedroom unit is AED 32k, as per Bayut’s current listings 

As you can see, there are plenty of options in Dubai for families. If you are interested in moving into any one of these neighborhoods and require any more information, make sure to contact [email protected], our dedicated point of contact for priority service when you are looking for a home in the UAE.

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