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Posted by Dubai Vista Estate on 18/10/2022

Discover all the districts of Dubai!

Dubai Vista Estate presents you the most famous districts in Dubai!


Downtown Dubai

  • Contrary to its name meaning old city in English, this district is one of the newest in Dubai. It is home to the famous Burj Khalifa, named after the President of the Emirates and Sheikh of Abu Dhabi and to date the tallest tower in the world; as well as the gigantic Dubai Mall, which is also supposed to be the largest shopping mall in the world. You will also find several 5* hotels as well as Sukh Al Bahar.


Dubai Creek Harbour

  • Dubai Creek Harbour is the latest district of Dubai that will eventually host the future tallest tower in the world, which will exceed the height of the Burj Khalifa. It is expected that this new tower, named for the moment Dubai Creek Harbour Tower, will reach 1000m or 1km high! The district will also host many residences, a marina, and the largest shopping mall in the world, Dubai Creek Harbour Mall, which will also be larger than the Dubai Mall, currently the largest shopping mall in the world.


Business Bay Dubai

  • Business Bay is one of Dubai’s newest modern districts, built in the late 2000s and still expanding with new towers being added to the district every month. Business Bay is a business and residential district. There are many office towers and also residential buildings. Business Bay is located just beyond Dubai Downtown and offers views of the Burj Khalifa from most of its towers. The area also has its own metro station of the same name. There are many hotels in the Business Bay area of Dubai. The offer is very modern, the hotels are all new and it is possible to find very good rates all year round because of the strong competition.


Madinat Jumeirah

  • Jumeirah beach is also an emblematic place of Dubai with the Burj Al Arab (7* hotel in the shape of a sail), Jumeirah Beach Hotel (opposite the Burj al Arab, in the shape of a wave with its Wild Wadi water park) as well as other luxury hotels of the Jumeirah group and the famous Madinat souk; another modern souk built on the model of a traditional souk with many stalls offering traditional products, souvenirs as well as many quality restaurants, bars and discotheques. Shops, restaurants and cafes are nearby and public transportation is quite accessible.


Dubai Marina

  • One of Dubai’s most modern neighborhoods built around a marina where luxury yachts, sailboats and other boats dock. The area includes more than 200 apartment and hotel towers, and the world’s largest man-made marina, with 10 km of waterfront promenade and numerous boats. A residential area of Dubai favored by expats and tourists. You can also shop at the Marina Mall and dine at one of the many restaurants along the Marina Walk. Dubai Marina has many 4 to 5* hotels as well as many apartment hotels. Depending on the season, it is possible to find very good deals for a hotel room for your stay in the Dubai Marina area.


Jumeirah Beach Residence

  • Commonly known as JBR by Dubai residents, this area facing Dubai Marina and running along the Dubai coast is one of the most popular areas of the city, not only for tourists but also for residents. At Jumeirah Beach Residence, you can choose from a variety of restaurants, cafes and stores. You will have access to public transportation (streetcar, bus, cabs) but you will suffer from traffic jams. Popular with singles and young couples, it is increasingly popular with families because of its proximity to The Beach, a large, lively public beach with restaurants and cafes. There is also an endless array of restaurants along JBR The Walk, catering to all tastes and budgets, as well as numerous stores. A market is held here on Wednesday to Saturday evenings from October to June. This is also where you will see a procession of luxury and custom sports cars, each one as exceptional and extravagant as the next, especially on weekend evenings.


Al Barsha Dubai

  • This area is close to Media and Internet City and offers many good value hotels and apartment hotels. The area is well served by public transport, cab and several metro stations. Shopping malls including the Mall of the Emirates are also part of the area. For food shopping, there is a Carrefour and a Lulu Hypermarket, a large supermarket in the area. Many French speaking tourists on vacation in Dubai reside in the Barsha area because of its centrality, the many metro stations that serve it and its proximity to the beach and other areas of Dubai such as the Marina, JBR, etc..


Palm, Jumeirah

  • Artificial island built on the sea and symbolic image of Dubai, this rather residential district is also the location of the Atlantis hotel as well as other hotels-palaces such as the Jumeirah Saray or the One and Only. Once on the palm, you don’t realize that you are really there and the perspective is much more interesting from the sky. You can visit part of the Atlantis hotel for free, other parts are paying, as well as the giant water park Aquaventure part of the hotel. Also on the palm are the Sofitel Palm Jumeirah and Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort.


Jumeirah Lake Towers Metro Station

  • Commonly known as JLT. Located opposite Dubai Marina, across Sheikh Zayed Road. It is a residential and business district. You will find a few hotels there, usually 4* category and with much better rates than in Dubai Marina or JBR.


Festival City

  • Residential and commercial district located on the outskirts of Dubai with also luxury hotels (Crown Plaza and Intercontinental). There is also the IKEA of Dubai and a shopping center: Festival City.



  • Bluewaters is a true haven of peace within the city. With underground parking, there is very little traffic. The island is composed of low-rise buildings (10 max), small villas, the Caesars Palace resort with its private Cove Beach, and a leisure and relaxation area with a breathtaking view of the Marina and JBR.


Jumeirah Village Circle

  • Jumeirah Village Circle is one of Dubai’s most coveted locations. Launched in 2005, JVC has become one of the most modern and popular communities in Dubai. In addition to its central location and self-sufficiency, living at Jumeirah Village Circle has many advantages!



  • In addition to its ultra-modern urban architecture, high-end apartments, and vibrant energy from the brains behind it, the Dubai International Financial Centre (the DIFC) is a vibrant neighborhood with galleries showcasing the work of emerging and established artists from around the world. It is also home to some of Dubai’s hottest restaurants as well as a variety of five-star hotels and high-rise residential buildings. The latter are accessible on foot through small pedestrian walkways adorned with public artworks and lined with numerous luxury boutiques.


La Mer Beach

  • La Mer is an urban beach development that combines sun and sand, shopping and style. With its turquoise waters, white sand and colorful murals, this leisure destination brings a splash of color to the Jumeirah district. Composed of four zones, the neighborhood’s aesthetic is industrial and modern. In the northern and southern sections, you’ll find over 130 stores, cafes, restaurants and activities. Soak up the sun along the redesigned beaches, lounge chairs and cabanas that can be rented for an afternoon of relaxation, or curl up in a hammock suspended over the water to make the most of the good vibes.


  • The community’s location is the driving force that makes Dubai Hills one of the most family-friendly and affluent neighborhoods designed around luxurious lifestyles and family-friendly amenities. It is easily accessible with its prime location next to Al-Barsha South and along the E44, Al-Khalil Road.



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