The newly developed community of Al Barsha has become one of Dubai's most sought after neighbourhoods. Highly favoured by both locals and expats alike, the area is one of the most convenient to live in, with easy access to most of Dubai. It is popular amongst families, travelers, and expats working and studying in the surrounding neighbourhoods such as Dubai Media City, Dubai Internet City, Emaar Park, and Al Barsha Business center.
Al Barsha is known for its unique energy and liveliness. The Emirati ownership in the area yields to a more traditional and cultural feel.
Facilities and Amenities
The villas in Al Barsha typically have more facilities, such as luxury pools, gyms, spas, and play areas for children. However, majority buildings in the area offer the same facilities.
Al Barsha' location allows residents easy access to major shopping outlets, such as Mall of the Emirates and Lulu Hypermarket. Due to Al Barsha's centrality, residents can easily travel from anywhere from Marina to Downtown to visit the malls in those areas.
Wellington International School and Dubai American Academy (DAA) are the schools in closest proximity to Al Barsha.
Some of the best hospitals in the city, such as Al Zahra Hospital and Saudi German Hospital are located in and around Al Barsha.
The Al Barsha district is divided into sub-communities:
Notable buildings, towers, and hotels: