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The best areas for couples to live in Dubai

A guide to top couple-friendly areas to live in Dubai - where would you live?

12 Oct 2017, words by Ankita Bhowmick

One has to keep a lot of things in mind while choosing a perfect home. From amenities for everyday life to leisure and entertainment options, many things needs to be taken into consideration, especially if you're a new couple! Here are Luxhabitat's top four best areas for couples in Dubai might help you shortlist your future home options.

1. dubai MARINA

An active nightlife in Dubai Marina makes it one of the most desired communities for couples. The community is home to cosmopolitan restaurants and late night lounge destinations, making it an ideal place to live in. 

The Marina Walk is a perfect place for residents who like to remain physically active where they can run, jog or just walk along the beautiful waterfront. Residents can also make use of gyms and spas that are a part of most of the residential towers. There are plenty of restaurants, shops, cafes, hotels, supermarkets, pharmacies, salons, and laundry services. The highly entertaining and buzzing area makes the place one of the top destinations for couples who love to socialise.

2. Downtown dubai

The primary attraction of Downtown Dubai is none other than Burj Khalifa, the tallest building. The other attractions include The Dubai Mall and The Dubai Fountain. The area also hosts an array of housing, entertainment, retail and dining options in a fun and metropolitan lifestyle, making it one of the most sought-after destinations for young couples. 

The area is specially meant for high-earning residents who love the hustle and bustle of city life. The high profile neighbourhood houses a number of nightlife options making it the perfect place for those who do not mind to spend a little more than the other areas of Dubai. Availability of high-end retail outlets and eateries, convenience stores, large supermarkets and high quality medical centres makes it one of the ideal places o live in.

3. Jumeirah Lake Towers

Built around four man-made lakes, one of which is now a park Jumeirah Lake Towers, is mostly inhabited by young couples. There are hotels like Bonnington within the vicinity where the up-and-coming couples can enjoy Shisha, happy-hour deals and dance floors. 

Keeping in mind those residents who like to indulge into physical outdoor activities, the community houses pedestrian-friendly network of footpaths by the waterfront where they can cycle, jog, walk or run. The young residents can also make use of the in-house swimming pools and gyms which are a part of most of the towers, along with some fitness centres offering sophisticated equipment, salons, spas, massage centres and nail bars within the vicinity.  

Other amenities including a number of supermarkets, medical centres, pharmacies, restaurants and laundries right at the door-steps and the fact that it is less expensive than areas like Marina and Downtown makes it one of the most convenient areas for young couples to settle down

4. Jumeirah Beach Residence

Known to offer its residents a lively lifestyle, Jumeirah Beach Residence is one of the most sought-after communites for young couples and alike. A vibrant nightlife, an array of top-notch restaurants, along with other fun activities makes it one of the perfect place for young residents to settle down. 

Other attractions of the area include popular beachside boulevard, The Walk, offering stylish boutiques and up-scale dining options, where residents can indulge in outdoor activities by taking a walk, jogging, running or cycling. The ideal destinations to spend the weekend, the area also hosts a number of beach restaurants and hotels that have in-house bars. 

Water sports, running tracks, a water themed park and a cinema caters to the residents' leisure and entertainment needs. The community can be described as a paradise for beach lovers as the beautiful beach within the vicinity hosts amenities like outdoor showers, changing rooms and washrooms. Muscle Beach, a beachside fitness zone offers exercises like weightlifting, rope climbing, kettle balls and crossfit, occasional free yoga and bootcamps.