Best family homes for living in Dubai | AX Capital

Best family homes for living in Dubai

Dubai is one of the most comfortable places in the world for family holidays and living. It is for this reason Dubai real estate market is replete with offers, for safe and comfortable options. We looked at the top family neighborhoods and residences – for different needs, tastes, and budgets.


Renting villas in Arabian ranches is by far one of the most popular options for those looking for accommodation for a large family.

The first thing that immediately catches your eye is the huge space inside and outside the villa. An idyllic place for those who value peace and quiet. At the same time, one cannot say that living in this area is boring! It hosts fares, public barbecues and other public events that are of interest to all family members.

Arabian Ranches is renowned for its educational institutions and the “gated community”. The most popular schools are Ranches and the English-speaking Jumeirah.

In terms of prices, the average rent is AED 140,000 for a three-bedroom apartment, AED 215,000 for a four-bedroom and approximately AED 230,000 for a spacious five-bedroom villa.

In addition, Arabian Ranches have many educational institutions conveniently located in a gated community, further enhancing its appeal as one of Dubai’s premier residential areas. Schools close to this family-run residential neighborhood in Dubai include Ranches Primary School, Jumeirah English School and more.

The average price for a 3-bedroom villa is AED 2.35 million, AED 3.6 million and AED 4.5 million for 4 and 5-bedroom homes, respectively.


One of Dubai’s oldest living district for expat families, Jumeirah has a collection of villas just a stone’s throw from the famous Jumeirah Beach. It is here that top educational institutions are successfully located, including the prestigious Jumeirah College and GEMS Jumeirah Elementary School.

The villas are beautifully decorated inside with swimming pools and lush green gardens outside.

The average rental price for a 3-bedroom house in Jumeirah is AED 155,000. Prices for villas with 4 bedrooms are on the average of AED 180,000 and for 5-bed villas AED 220,000.


Emirates Hills, part of the Emirates Living master community, is considered one of the best places to live in Dubai for families.


First, residents have easy access to Sheikh Zayed Road, as well as shopping malls, parks, and offices. Secondly, this gated community boasts some of the best schools in the country, including Dubai International Academy and Emirates International School.

Home purchase prices in Emirates Hills start from AED 3.8 million.


JLT luxury apartments for rent are popular for families with reasonable prices, for apartments that are close to the Dubai Marina.

There is definitely no shortage of entertainment for every taste in this community. Chic family restaurants, state-of-the-art libraries and cinemas, sports complexes, playgrounds, and green oases for relaxation are everywhere.

The average rental price for a 2-bedroom family apartment in JLT is AED 90,000. 

Making it one of the most affordable neighborhoods in Dubai for families, average sale price of a 2-bedroom apartment in JLT is AED 1.25 million.


With its own monorail, giant shopping malls and top schools, Palm Jumeirah is the perfect combination of luxury and convenience. A great choice for families looking for the finest residential apartments in Dubai.

There is never a dull moment here – dozens of activities and entertainment. From swimming with dolphins to spectacular Cirque du Soleil performances.

The starting price for a 2-bedroom apartment for rent in Palm Jumeirah is AED 90,000. 

Extremely attractive price considering the amenities in the area. Prices for the purchase of a 2-bedroom family apartment averaged AED 2.3 million.


Dubai Hills Estate is Emaar’s popular off-plan development and one of the most popular areas for buying and renting family villas in Dubai.

In addition to a dozen places for entertainment, sports complexes, a city market, and shops with eco-products, in the middle of the complex you can find the pearls of secondary school education. For example, GEMS Wellington Academy branch.

The average rent for a 3-bedroom villa per year is AED 133,000, and for a 4-bedroom villa AED 145,000. A luxury 5-bedroom villa for rent costs approximately AED 171,000 per year.

When it comes to purchase, the cost of a three-bedroom villa will be approximately AED 3 million, a 4-bedroom option – from 3.22 million, with a 5-bedroom – about AED 4.5 million.