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Top family friendly communities in Dubai

Published 14 Apr 2023
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In addition to being ranked as one of safest cities to live in, Dubai also offers some of the most family-friendly communities in the world.

Choosing the perfect location for you and your family can be difficult as there are many factors that need to be considered, such as the nearby schools, the public transport, and the community amenities & facilities to name a few.


To help you out with your decision, we have put together a list of the best family friendly communities in Dubai.


1. Arabian Ranches

Located in quiet and tranquil surroundings, this gated family community offers luxury villas perfectly suited for families.

The neighborhood is designed in a desert-theme, and has a gold course, bike trails, skate parks, basketball courts, as well as the Ranches Souk. It is also close by to various nurseries and schools, making life convenient for families while still living in a vibrant and lively community.


2. Dubai Hills Estate

Dubai Hills Estate is a very popular off-plan project by Emaar properties, and is known for its family friendly community.

Known as the ‘The greenheart of Dubai’, Dubai Hills Estate have an array of attractions such as nature trails, a beautiful park and the Dubai Hills Mall.

Here, residents will be able to live a lavish lifestyle surrounded by serene scenery, peaceful ambience and luxury homes ideal for family living where you can unwind from the stress of your everyday life. The best part is that this gated community is only a few minutes away from the center of Dubai.


3. Town Square

Developed by Nshama, Town Square is a full-scale residential development located only 25 minutes from the city center.

This community offers a wide range of apartments, townhouses and villas set in an urban neighborhood that include amenities such as open-air cafes, healthcare centers, schools, gyms and outdoor sports areas.

The community also features The Square, which is a vibrant and big space for families to enjoy their time together in the park or in the nearby shaded plaza.


4. Downtown Dubai

Downtown Dubai is famous for its luxurious family-friendly living. Surrounded by activities and entertainment venues suited for both couples and families, Downtown Dubai offers convenience and an iconic location.

Residents will experience life with breathtaking views all around, as well as close by parks and areas where families can enjoy time together.


5. District One

Located within the upcoming Mohamed Bin Rashid City, District One offers a life with amazing facilities for kids to learn, enjoy and play.

This beautiful community has dedicated 40% of the area to lush greenery, open spaces, and kids play areas to keep families and children engaged.

In addition to this, District One offers a lot of safety and security for families. It also has seven schools located within the community, making it super convenient for families, while still being close to the center of Dubai.


6. Jumeirah Village Triangle

Jumeirah Village Triangle has some to the most family-friendly villas in Dubai with nearby access to schools, supermarkets and hospitals.

Located only 15 minutes away from the beach, Jumeirah Village Triangle offers families a serene living in a constant growing community.


7. The Valley

Surrounded by lush greenery, The Valley is Emaar’s largest townhouse community offering families a high quality living.

This community provides a peaceful and welcoming environment for families, surrounded by world-class amenities, play areas for kids as well as access to an array of retail, entertainment, recreational and educational facilities.


8. Villanova

Developed by Dubai Properties, Villanova offers spacious 3, 4, 5 & 6-bedroom villas with modern Mediterranean architecture.

Villanova offers its residents world-class amenities and facilities within a vibrant ambience. Experience life in beautiful villas where your children will grow up in a lively community filled with amazing activities.