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About Al Barsha

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 and apartments 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.

Health care

Some of the best hospitals in the city, such as Al Zahra Hospital and Saudi German Hospital are located in and around Al Barsha.


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FAQ on Al Barsha

Is Al Barsha a city?

Al Barsha is a vibrant and centrally located residential community in Dubai

Is Al Barsha a good area to live?

The vibrant residential community of Al Barsha is one of the best places to live in Dubai. Al Barsha is known for its affordable apartments, spacious villas, beautiful parks and abundant amenities.

Are there any villas available for rent in Al Barsha?

The villas for rent in Al Barsha are available in a variety of configurations and layouts. Depending on personal preferences, you can easily rent a 3-bed to 5-bed villa in the area. Popular sub-communities with villas for rent in Al Barsha include: Al Barsha 1, Al Barsha South, Al Barsha 3, Al Barsha 2 And Villa Lantana.

Which are the top advantages of living in the Al Barsha area?

While there are many reasons to live in Al Barsha Dubai, here are some of the key features that make this neighborhood a great option for families, young couples and single professionals:

  • Large area with different types of properties
  • Established neighborhood with nearby amenities
  • A wealth of attractions and recreational facilities
  • Easy access to public transport
  • Centrally located area

Are there any ready to move in properties in Al Barsha?

Expat residents cannot own property in Al Barsha; only GCC or UAE nationals can buy a property in Al Barsha. However, even though expats cannot own property in Al Barsha, the area’s ready to move rental properties are a hit amongst residents looking for affordable homes in Dubai. The Al Barsha South community, however, is open to freehold ownership.