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The best areas to live in Dubai for beach lovers

Swanky areas in Dubai for beach lovers who love sun and sand all year round.

11 Feb 2018, words by Ankita Bhowmick

The best areas to live in Dubai for beach lovers

While buying a perfect home to settle in, one needs to see to it that the community that he will be moving into matches his lifestyle. While there are some who like to live in a quiet neighbourhood amidst lush greenery, there are others, who, like to live in a vibrant community full of noise and then there are beach lovers for whom, there is nothing better than settling down along pristine beaches.

Luxhabitat's list of 4 best areas for beach lovers in Dubai, should help you shortlist your future home. 

1. palm jumeirah

The best areas to live in Dubai for beach lovers

The self-declared eighth wonder of the world, Palm Jumeirah, provides its residents with seaside-living at its best. The island is home to many celebrities and socialites, owing to the gorgeous marina and private beaches.

For the high-earning and beach-loving individuals, the villas located on the fronds would be the ideal ones to invest in. The exclusive villas have their backyards extended onto private beaches and truly define high-end waterfront living. 

For those who do not have the budget of that of a beach villa, can opt for one of the apartments that are situated on the trunk of the palm. They are not as expensive as the beach villas but enables one to enjoy the beach, lying at a stone's throw away. 

Adding to the exclusiveness of Palm Jumeirah is the Atlantis, a themed hotel based on the underwater lost city of Atlantis. The other world-class hotels that are a part of the upscale community include the Kempinski Hotel and Residence Palm Jumeirah, Fairmont The Palm, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, One&Only The Palm, Anantara The Palm, Rixos the Palm, among many others that cater to the residents and tourists, looking out for a luxurious stay-cation by the beach. 

2. Jumeirah Beach Residence

The best areas to live in Dubai for beach lovers

Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), offers its residents with a year-round beachy and resort lifestyle, as all the luxury apartments, that are part of this community showcase sea-views. 

Offering gorgeous beachfront  living, JBR, can be described as a paradise for beach lovers as the beautiful beach within the vicinity features amenities like outdoor showers, changing rooms and washrooms. 

The stunning waterfront community, features Dubai's most popular beachside boulevard, The Walk, that hosts stylish boutiques and upscale dining options, catering to the retail and dining needs of the residents as well as visitors. 

3. Jumeirah

The best areas to live in Dubai for beach lovers

Formerly occupied by Arab fishermen, pearl divers and traders, Jumeirah, is a coastal residential community that compliments its residents with scenic views of that of the Arabian Gulf. 

Currently, Jumeirah is home to some of the best luxury hotels of the city, including Burj Al Arab. The beachfront homes of this exclusive neighbourhood are some of the most expensive residences in the world. 

The upcoming Jumeirah Bay, is a mixed use island development that is located off the coast of Jumeirah Beach Road. Residents will soon be able to rent as well as own private homes on the island. The island also features the Bulgari Resort Dubai, which is one of the fifth Bulgari Hotels and Resorts property in the world. It comprises of 101 rooms and suites in the main hotel buildings and 20 hotel villas that has a full range of luxury hotel facilities. 

4. Bluewaters Island

The best areas to live in Dubai for beach lovers

Bluewaters Island, is a man-made mixed use island, located off the shore of Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR). The upcoming vibrant destination is home to the Ain Dubai, that forms the centrepiece of this development. 

The beachfront living will also host residential, hospitality, retail and entertainment options. Residents will be able to choose between premium apartments, penthouses and townhouses, in the family-oriented, yet urban neighbourhood. This is an upcoming community that will open this year.

Check out the properties in these areas

Top Floor Penthouse at the Palme Couture Palm Jumeirah

Penthouse in Palm Jumeirah

AED 76,988,000

High quality finishes at this upgraded 4BR in Murjan JBR

Apartment in Jumeirah Beach Residence

AED 5,500,000

Fantastic full sea view townhouse in Bluewaters Island

Attached townhouse in Bluewaters Island

AED 14,595,000