Emirates Living: The first luxurious community in Dubai

Emirates Living: The first luxurious community in Dubai

Launched in 2003, Emirates Living was Dubai's first luxury real estate complex. This is a freehold gated villa community, the first of its kind in the Middle East, developed by Emaar Properties. This is the perfect place to enjoy Dubai's glamorous lifestyle.

Strategically located in the heart of Dubai, Emirates Living is close to some of the emirate's busiest areas. It covers an immense area of 120 million square feet and consists of five communities : Emirates Hills, The Lakes, The Meadows, The Springs and Hattan. The community also has 8,000 luxury villas and other residential properties. Whatever community you choose, Emirates Living will guarantee you the ultimate experience.

A glimpse of the community

Emirates Living is bordered by two highly regarded residential communities-Jumeirah Islands and Jumeirah Park. It is framed by Sheikh Zayed Road and Al Khail Road, two of Dubai's main highways. In addition, the community is bounded by a network of roads to reach the center of Dubai.

As the first major residential community of Emaar Properties, Emirates Living prides itself on a well-planned infrastructure and all the amenities expected of any modern development. There is a wide selection of residential properties, from luxury villas to comfortable apartments.


Overall, Emirates Living offers a very relaxed lifestyle that suits families well. However, each of the communities that make up it offers something different.

Indeed, Emirates Hills is aimed at those who love luxury, with lavish homes on large secluded plots. The Lakes, The Meadows and The Springs are mid-range communities. They offer beautiful parks, walking and jogging trails, and beautiful lakes.


There are two shopping centers in Emirates Living. The first, Springs Souk, offers a range of shops, fun activities and restaurants. Then the Meadows Souk is ideal if you want to buy jewelry and other accessories. There is also a supermarket and a few restaurants.

Also, with easy access to major roads, Mall of the Emirates and Ibn Battuta Mall are only a short drive away.

Entertainment and Leisure

With world-class parks and playgrounds and golf courses, the community can boast an active lifestyle. For golf lovers, they will find their happiness at the Montgomerie Golf Club or the Emirates Golf Club.

Those wishing to enjoy spa sessions and beauty salons can head to the souk of The Meadows and choose from the many options on offer.

In addition, if you want to enjoy the sun, there are a few beaches near the Emirates Living. The most popular are JBR Beach, Barasti Beach, and Marina Beach. You should know that the JBR beach is the most appreciated during the weekends.

Educational Institutions

Emirates Living is full of options for everyone from pre-school to college. Moreover, one of the top picks in Dubai, Raffles Nursery, is located at The Lakes. There are also two excellent schools in Emirates Hills including Dubai British School and Dubai International Academy.

Those who can drive to Knowledge Park will find many colleges and universities there. Notable options include the University of Bradford and Middlesex University of Dubai.

Health care

Residents will find many clinics and hospitals in Emirates Living communities. For example, in an emergency, one can go to Mediclinic Meadows. Also, there is the Noor Al Shefa Clinic in The Springs. The Springs Souk also has a pharmacy. In terms of health care, there are also Medicentres, HMS Clinic and Aster Clinic.

Connectivity and Transport

People with a private vehicle can easily find parking spaces in Emirates Living communities. In addition, those who prefer public transport can find a metro or bus at nearby stations. DAMAC Properties Metro Station is a 9-minute drive away. There are also a few bus stops at The Lakes and nearby areas, including JLT.

Churches, temples and mosques

There are many community mosques located at short intervals. Whichever community you choose from the 5 on offer, each is close to many prayer rooms and masjids. In addition, the Christian community will find a group of churches in the village of Jebel Ali (located a short drive away).

Moreover, if you are looking to visit a Hindu temple in Bur Dubai, you can go to the main Sheikh Zayed Road and reach the destination in less than 20 minutes if there is less traffic.

Communities within Emirates Living

Emirates Hills

Dubbed the "Beverly Hills of Dubai," Emirates Hills is Emirates Living's flagship community. It offers a glamorous lifestyle with world-class amenities. Sandwiched between two renowned golf clubs-the Emirates Golf Club and Address Montgomerie-Emirates Hills offers stunning views of the greenery and a true slice of luxury life in Dubai.

Every year, it attracts top-notch residents, including businessmen, international celebrities, and even global political figures.

The Meadows

Tranquil and leafy, The Meadows lives up to its name due to its artfully designed landscape. The community consists of approximately 1,900 custom-designed luxury villas.

The Meadows overlooks several of the beautiful lakes and is known for being very pet friendly. It is one of Dubai's most popular freehold communities and offers valuable opportunities for investors.

The Lakes

As the name suggests, The Lakes is an area surrounded by bodies of water and walking trails. It allows residents to enjoy a soothing view as part of their daily life.

The Lakes is divided into six small neighborhoods-Deema, Forat, Ghadeer, Hattan, Maeen and Zulal – with 600 three-to six-bedroom villas. It is a perfect option for small families that are expanding.

The Springs

Those looking for relatively affordable housing options can consider The Springs. This community consists of 15 sub-communities and 4,856 dwellings. It honors its name by offering residents large open and airy spaces with infinite greenery.

The Springs is Emirates Living's largest community, featuring playgrounds, adult and children's pools, BBQ stations, outdoor fitness equipment and basketball courts.


Nestled on the corner of Emirates Living and overlooking the expansive golf course, Hattan presents an elegant collection of 162 luxurious and exclusive villas. The latter are inspired by the most beautiful architectural designs while presenting a traditional touch.

In addition, Hattan offers exquisite scenery, community pools, a range of activities for its residents, basketball courts and a mini tennis court. Are you a fan of walks or jogs ? Hattan has the perfect setting : walking trails crisscross its lush parks and picturesque lakes.

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