Our Area Guide for Downtown Dubai
Downtown Dubai is one of the most exclusive communities in Dubai offering the most luxurious dining with amazing entertainment options. Downtown Dubai is the home to the world’s tallest tower, Burj Khalifa and longest fountain show impressing the visitors and residents of Dubai. Dubai mall is a shopping hub in this urban community offering the top fashion brands and the picturesque Dubai aquarium.
This area guide will cover everything that you need to know about Downtown Dubai;
Aside from being the home to the tallest tower in the world, Burj Khalifa, the master developer Emaar has branded Downtown Dubai as the ‘Center of Now’. The area has become the top tourist destination as it has attracted a huge tourist crowd. Downtown Dubai is best for young professionals and high earning individuals that enjoy an urban lifestyle.
Properties in Downtown Dubai:
Properties in Downtown Dubai range from studios to 4-bedroom residential high-rise towers to mid-size villas.
Burj Vista offers an uninterrupted view of the city’s skyline, The Dubai Fountain, and the wider Downtown Dubai neighborhood. Burj Vista consists of two 20 and 65 storey towers located on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, offering 120 and 520 luxury apartments in one, two, and three-bedroom layouts.
Another popular project in Downtown Dubai is Burj Royale, it will be a 58 storey building (G+ 4P + 1-floor facilities + 53 floors). The 53rd floor will be used as an observation deck offering panoramic views of the tallest tower in the world, Burj Khalifa, and the infamous Dubai fountains.
Burj Royale is a residential building featuring one, two, and three-bedroom apartments. The one beds are mainly facing the back-side (overlooking Burj Views/Business Bay). The two and three beds will offer prime views of the Downtown Boulevard, fountain, and Burj Khalifa. Burj Royale is being advertised as the last building to have panoramic views of the fountain and Burj Khalifa.
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Facilities in Downtown Dubai:
- Education Facilities:
There are good nurseries in the area for kids. Parents of young children too don’t have to worry about the schooling since there are highly respected schools located in Nad Al Sheba, Al Wasl and Jumeirah. University going students find it convenient too as it is just 20-minute drive away from Knowledge Village and Dubai International Academic City.
- Healthcare Facilities:
When it comes to health care, Downtown Dubai is well-connected since you can find Mediclinic in Dubai Mall itself. Emirates Hospital is conveniently situated in the neighboring business hub, Business Bay. You can easily find pharmacies around the community.
- Transportation Facilities:
Downtown Dubai is convenient for both, the ones who drive and the ones who prefer using public transport. People using public transport can catch a metro from Dubai Mall/Burj Khalifa metro station or bus from Dubai Mall bus station. You can also catch RTA taxis easily.
Lifestyle in Downtown Dubai:
The residents in Downtown Dubai have the most urban and electric lifestyle.
When it comes to shopping in Downtown Dubai, the largest mall, Dubai Mall is the famous attraction for the residents. From international to local brands, Dubai Mall has a vast range whether it is fashion, technology or literature. The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo in Dubai Mall are the most well-known offering the unforgettable journey into ocean life.
Souk al Bahar is also a great shopping destination for residents.
For dining, there are some of the finest restaurants and cafes located alongside the road offering luxurious dining options. Its usually crowded on weekends as residents love exploring the trendiest restaurants and cafes.
Beaches in Downtown Dubai:
Beach lovers in the community normally drive around 15 minutes to perform different water sports and to enjoy swimming along the waves. Residents can also head to the swimming pool in the community which is the facility provided in most of the towers of Downtown.
Leisure Activities and Events in Downtown Dubai:
The activities and events in Downtown Dubai can never leave you bored. In Dubai Mall, the most popular activities that keep you entertained are a theme park, ice rink, arcade, cinema and so much more. The Outdoor Gallery in Downtown Dubai is famous too, that features the most talented local artists. Dubai Opera is also one of the most popular districts in Downtown Dubai that features great shows and concerts.
Burj Park is also a well-known place for fitness freaks and pets. Burj Park is surrounded with residents walking and jogging around. Burj Park is liked by most pet owners as the pets have a great time strolling around.
You can have a great time cycling around as there are bike rental stations. One of the best events in Downtown Dubai is New Year, which attracts a huge crowd from different countries. People from all over the world broadcast live videos and shots immediately as the countdown begins. Other events include parades on UAE National Day and the mesmerizing Dubai Fountains.
Written by PropertyePortal media team.