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List of the most expensive and prestigious areas of Dubai

Список самых дорогих и престижных районов Дубая

Dubai includes many areas that are constantly improving.

The local real estate market is developing rapidly, however, as is the development in these territories. Despite the large number, the most expensive areas of Dubai are those where business centers with prestigious housing and developed infrastructure are localized. Let’s focus on their review.

16. Jumeirah Beach Residence

Jumeirah Beach Residence

The area stretches along the coast and attracts a beautiful view of the Persian Gulf. There are 40 high–rises on the territory of JBR, 4 of which are hotels, the rest are residential complexes. The number of floors is 17-49. The buildings were built so that the first floors formed a large podium, inside which there is a parking area.

Playgrounds, kindergartens, sports centers, medical complexes and much more were made for residents at the level above the parking lot.

For the most part, there are apartments with 1 room. Rent comes out at $ 280 per square meter.

15. Mohammed Bin Rashid City

Mohammed Bin Rashid City

A special feature of the next object is the presence in the project of an artificial lagoon with crystal clear water. This place is ideal for tourists and entrepreneurs. 

MBRC will create 26,400 residential facilities, an entertainment center, schools and kindergartens. Modern styles will combine elements of Arabic and Mediterranean. 

Special attention will be paid to landscaping.

The business card is the Mall, which will become the largest in the world and will be able to serve up to 180 million visitors every year. In addition, the world’s largest swimming pool will appear here.

On the territory it will be possible to buy VIP apartments, villas, mansions. The price for a one–room apartment starts from 672,000 AED.

14. Arabian Ranches

Arabian Ranches

One of the closed-type residential complexes among the most prestigious areas of Dubai was built for large families with large incomes. Its area is almost 6.7 sq.km. Premium class real estate is located here – from villas to townhouses. Also on the territory you can visit an equestrian club, a golf course, swimming pools and much more. The cost of the villa is from 1 350 000 AED.

13. Emaar Beachfront

Emaar Beachfront

The project is designed for an area of 0.93 square kilometers. The complex will be located near the popular shopping centers, restaurants and yacht clubs of the city. 10 thousand apartments from 1 to 4 bedrooms, as well as 3-4-room penthouses will be localized on the territory. The developer plans to build a lighthouse 135 meters high.

Accommodation with a sea view can be bought in one of the towers under construction. The minimum check for a one–room apartment is 1,170,000 dirhams.

12. Dubai Hills Estate

Dubai Hills Estate

The green town combines price and quality well. It is suitable for family life. Here, as in other areas, there is a golf club, a shopping center, a park, playgrounds for games and much more. As part of the multi–purpose complex there are many apartments – from luxury villas to townhouses. The price of apartments with 1 room – from 535,000 AED.

11. Al Safa

Al Safa

Almost the entire territory of the elite district of Dubai is a park. This is a well-groomed green area that can be seen among the tall city skyscrapers. It allows children and adults to relax in the shade in the heat of the day. In addition, the place is ideal for picnickers. There is a lot of entertainment for every taste. The peculiarity of this place is a flower maze. The purchase receipt starts from 2,303,799, for rent – from 50,000 dirhams.

10. Al Seef

Al Seef

A historic place with atmospheric Arab streets, a marina for boats and yachts, a restaurant boulevard and a square for various themed events. All structures are new, but made in a special style with the effect of antiquity.

In souvenir shops you can buy various toys, gifts, souvenirs, and in boutiques of world brands – jewelry, shoes and clothes.

Real estate here is different – from cozy studios to luxury apartments.

9. Bur Dubai

Bur Dubai

The complex has well-preserved elements of ancient architecture. This lively area with dozens of cultural attractions is ready to offer you various apartments and villas, the minimum cost of which is 507,000 AED.

8. Al Barsha

Al Barsha

The young facility is located in the western part of the city. It continues to be actively built up. At the moment there are practically no skyscrapers here, but there are comfortable 2-3-storey villas. Rent of a small studio starts from 4 404 AED.

The main features are the Mall shopping center, which has an area of more than 604,000 square meters and a luxury racetrack with 3 tracks for racing.

7. Al Karama

Al Karama

Geographically, the object looks like streets with shops. Here they sell accessories, clothing, shoes, household goods, electronics and many others. Despite all the prestige, many prices remain quite budget. This is one of the reasons why so many tourists come to this place. Moreover, here you can safely ask for a 50% discount. There are studios, one-room apartments, villas. The minimum cost is 21,000 AED.

6. Dubailand


Dubayland stretches over 278,700 sq.m. There are many places for recreation, entertainment, as well as objects of social significance. The villas are located in several settlements. Their average check is 5,652 AED.

The construction of the multifunctional complex continues to this day. Of the planned 25 projects, some locations have already been opened – a race track, a cricket stadium, an eco-tourist park.

5. Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina

The area will be appreciated by lovers of beach holidays, sea entertainment. There is a luxurious yacht marina, around which modern skyscrapers are concentrated. Due to the proximity to the bay, parasailing, wakeboarding, banana riding, and water slides are actively practiced. For lovers of a relaxing holiday – camel rides.

Most of the residential properties are apartments. Among the popular categories are studios, one–room, two-room apartments. The average check for a studio is 13,983 dirhams per square meter.

4. Downtown Dubai

Downtown Dubai

The main pride of the district is prestigious neighborhoods with unprecedented construction projects. They surround the famous Downtown skyscraper, whose height is 828 meters. Tourists and new residents usually begin their acquaintance with the city from the observation deck.

There is a great demand for studios and 1-2-room apartments in Downtown. The average cost of the first is 17,983 AED per sq.m. There are also luxury penthouses and villas. Now the territory continues to be built up.

For a comfortable stay, we have created a developed infrastructure – from clinics and kindergartens to schools and supermarkets. Convenient transport interchanges make it easy to get to any corner of the emirate. The way to the airport will take from 15 to 18 minutes.

3. Business Bay

Business Bay

The complex provides many options for expensive housing – from luxury residences with amenities to cozy studios. Since it is classified as a business type, it will interest representatives of large and medium-sized businesses, as well as highly qualified workers. The average price of studios per square meter is 13,946 AED, the cost of one–room apartments is from 575,000 AED.

Construction has not stopped. The developer plans to surround the skyscrapers with decorated gardens and canals.

2. Jumeirah


An elite place for those who want to live and relax. Expensive villas and hotels are concentrated in the area. By law, only citizens of the Emirates can purchase housing here. Therefore, the territory is built up with a number of hotel complexes.

Here you will not encounter problems with transport – you can easily get to the desired point. For example, it will take only 10-20 minutes to get to the main attractions. 

1. Palm Jumeirah

Palm Jumeirah

The shape of the island resembles a palm tree. Premium residences and luxury hotels are concentrated on it, as well as all the necessary infrastructure – from restaurants and cafes to various entertainment. Separate halves of the island are connected to the mainland thanks to a monorail.

Among the housing options here, studios, apartments with 1-5 rooms, penthouses, coastal villas and townhouses are in demand. Each private house has its own beach.

Prices for accommodation and entertainment are quite high here. For example, the average check for a villa with 3 rooms is more than 11,744 per sq.m.

Thus, in the most expensive areas of Dubai you can find housing suitable for yourself and your budget. These complexes continue to be intensively built up, which means that new real estate, both residential and commercial types, appear in each of them.

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Vladimir Sviridov
Vladimir Sviridov
General Manager RLC Consulting
With a Postgraduate Masters in Finance from The, Moscow State University, Russia. Vladimir started his professional career as an auditor of the financial sector of EY. After that, he worked for several years in senior positions in corporate banking. In 2018-2021, he managed the finances of a large agricultural holding, and is currently responsible for strategic planning, corporate partnership and financial management in the role of General Manager of RLC Consulting GROUP in the UAE.

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