As the name suggests the lakes surround the properties and offer the main attraction for residents in this area. However, the place offers more than just scenic beauty, it also provides some entertainment for the residents as the villas are placed between two golf estates. The Montgomery at Emirates Hills and the Emirates Golf course, which is the scene of the prestigious Dubai desert classic tournament. The Lakes is a multicultural locality with residents from India, Iran, from all over the GCC, as well as other Western and Arab nationals.