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Dubai South

Sale : AED 34.99 Thousand - 115.48 Million
342 Properties For Sale in Dubai South
Rent : AED 20 Thousand - 1.38 Million
108 Properties For Rent in Dubai South

About Dubai South

Based on the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai South is a multi-phase development spread across an area of 145 sq. kilometres. Launched in 2006 as Dubai World Central (DWC), the community was renamed ‘Dubai South in 2015. Besides being a complete residential district offering the finest amenities, Dubai South is also home to Expo City (at Expo 2020 site), Al Maktoum International Airport, and a Business Park. 

This master planned city comprises eight phases that integrate residential, commercial, logistics, aviation, hospitality, and leisure zones. These eight phases cover Commercial District, Residential City, Golf City, Exhibition District, Business Park, Logistics District, Humanitarian District, and Aviation District.

With many phases currently under construction and many developed over recent years, Dubai South is offering freehold plots and off-plan investment opportunities with easy payment plans. Although some projects of Dubai South are still under construction, upon completion, the area would offer a rewarding lifestyle to individuals wishing to invest in a residential or commercial property.

Key Highlights of Dubai South

What is Great Here!
  • In the vicinity of Al Maktoum International Airport and Sharjah
  • Shopping centres in the neighbourhood make it a convenient location
  • It comprises top restaurants chains
  • In proximity to the beaches
What Needs Attention!
  • Some of the properties are still under construction thus, not a very peaceful locality to stay in

Properties in Dubai South

Being a multi-phase area, Dubai South offers a wide range of properties such as townhouses, villas, apartments, hotel apartments, and plots. Some of the projects of Dubai South are still under construction. These projects include; The Pulse Beachfront Villas, The Pulse Villas, The Pulse Townhouses, Parklane Residence, Parklane Townhomes, MAG 5 Boulevard, Emaar South, and The Avenue.

Off-Plan Trends in Dubai South

This area has, in general, many kinds of vibrant, suitable, spectacular rooms and villas with enhanced infrastructure. It is one of the fast-growing residential, commercial, and several nationalities' accommodation zones with many positive future possibilities. There are many upcoming interesting projects as well as expansions of many residential, business-oriented, and financial destinations. Some affordable big dazzling villas, townhouses, and hotels are also available for rental purposes. There are mainly eight different kinds of zones or areas regarding entire development as well as residential, commercial, business purposes, and many more.

Rental Trends in Dubai South

Although Prices in Dubai are comparatively higher than in other cities, Dubai South offers luxurious properties for rent at affordable rates. As per the requirement of individuals, they can choose between apartments, villas, and townhouses.

Sale Trends in Dubai South

Individuals looking for a luxurious living space in Dubai can expect to get affordable properties in Dubai South. They get a chance to choose from apartments, villas and townhouses. As Dubai South freehold properties, investing in real estate can lead to good results. The type of apartments you can expect to find here range from studio apartments to 4 Bedroom. Villas are available in 2 to 5 Bedroom configurations. Whereas, townhouses for sale are available in 2, 3 and 4 BR configurations.

Public Transportation

You can easily find affordable taxi services and public buses in Dubai South. This residential area is also near home to the famous international airport Al Maktoum. It also has a nearby metro for daily life transportation purposes.


  • Educational Institutions

  • Supermarkets

  • Healthcare Facilities

  • Places of Worship

Some of the famous popular educational institutions are here, including the following:

  • Greenfield Community School 
  • Bright Riders School 
  • Dove Green Private School
  • School named bright riders
  • Dubai International Academic City
  • Dubai Knowledge Park.

The area will be well-equipped with plenty of supermarkets upon the completion of the project. However, some supermarkets in the South are already functional, namely Zoom Supermarket, Sunrise City Supermarket, Sand Marco Supermarket, Madinat Supermarket and JMA Supermarket.

Coming to the healthcare facilities, you can find Al Maktoum Airport Clinic near Al Maktoum International Airport. Access Clinic Jafza is hardly 15 minutes away, and NMC Hospital is also located in the vicinity.

There are several places of worship in Dubai South, including churches, gurudwara, Hindu temples, and Mosques. The nearest churches from the area are the United Christian Church of Dubai, St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, and Dubai Evangelical Church.

Best Hotels in Dubai South

This area is also one of the most popular luxurious places in Dubai for exploring purposes regarding travellers, business persons, locals and expatriates. Some famous hotels, townhouses, villas and resorts are available nearby for staying purposes, including Holiday Inn groups, Aloft Dubai, Rove, Staybridge and many more.


  • Shopping Centres / Shopping Malls

  • Restaurants / Dining

  • Beaches Nearby

  • Leisure Activities Nearby

Many spectacular famous glaring popular shops, supermarkets, affordable things stores and shopping malls are also available here. Also, there are some popular malls named Ibn Batuta and Outlet village centres here which are popular for fashion, fun purposes, dining and lifestyle factors. People can also explore these areas and have a great relevant fun oriented experience of the vivid variety of fashionable and relevant items from these malls. Also, some famous malls are available close to these areas, such as Dubai, Emirates, and many more.

This famous area is also one of the best places in Dubai for exploring delicious food experiences. There are ample food centres, cafeterias, and restaurants available. These kinds of delicious food centres are available with several different cuisines from around the world.

This southern part of Dubai is one of the best places in Dubai for exploring life with exciting, fun and luxurious purposes, such as nearby famous popular Jebel Ali beach. Also, this place is close to the famous Banan beach and many more fun activities like campfires and water sports.

Some of the nearby favorite popular leisure activities include the following: 

  • Many famous delicious food centres, cafeterias, and restaurants
  • Nearby many famous restaurants and fun centres 
  • Well-known parks and resorts in Dubai include Legoland, Bollywood park, Riverland and many more
  • Glaring Golf Course and many sports activities
  • Fitness and relaxation centres, as well as spas, gyms, salons and many more
  • Many events, exhibitions, and community programmes, as well as the famous EXPO 2020 and many more

Distance and Commute Time

Dubai South offers seamless road connectivity with significant destinations like Sharjah and Downtown Dubai. It is also just five minutes away from the airport, making it convenient for individuals to commute. Apart from this, the area is home to a wide range of amenities such as hospitals, schools, restaurants, etc.


This includes location and landmark maps which are named as data through API Distance and Commute Time from International Cities to Other Popular Places:

  • Dubai South is just five minutes away from the Al Maktoum International Airport
  • Sheikh Zayed Road is a 20-minute drive from Dubai South 
  • It takes approximately one hour to reach Sharjah from Dubai South
Dubai South, Dubai

Ratings and Reviews

Rehman Ali
A Great Location to Stay

This part of Dubai is also very popular as one of the best places in Dubai for exploring life with exciting healthy living styles.

Prime Area for Staying

This popular residential area in Dubai with a healthy prime style of living has become so popular with people regarding family staying purposes.

Harry Smith
Best Place to Live in Dubai

Dubai South is a famous, impactful, suitable, and attractive place in Dubai for residing purposes.

Joseph Samberg
Ideal Community for Investing

This is one of the best areas to live in. I have been living here with my family for two years, which has been wonderful. We never have to worry about the necessities.

Kabir Sharma
Wonderful Place in Dubai

Dubai South is well-equipped with a wide range of amenities that make life easier. I am a bachelor and recently shifted to this area and seems like a good experience.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

What are the popular supermarkets of Dubai South?

Many popular supermarkets are available, including JMA market, Sand Marco, Madinat, sunrise city center, and more.

Name a few restaurants which are situated near this area?

There are many more various famous restaurants as well as Super Chix restaurants and many cafeterias like Coffee club in general.

Name some shopping malls in this area?

There are also famous shopping malls named Ibn Batuta and Outlet village centre and many more.

Is Dubai South Freehold?

Yes, Dubai South is a freehold property. When completed, Dubai South will offer an integrated lifestyle with world-class amenities and properties.

What are the top attractions in Dubai South?

Some of the top attractions of Dubai South include Ibn Battuta Mall, Outlet Village by Meraas, Dubai Marina Mall, Olives Restaurant, Golos Italia Restaurant, Jebel Ali Beach, and Banana Beach.

How to get to Dubai South in Dubai by bus and metro? And, which is the nearest metro station?

You can get to Dubai South by taking the F55 metro line in the direction of Al Maktoum International Airport (PTB).

Which are the best communities to live in Dubai South, Dubai?

Some of the best communities of Dubai South include EMAAR South, Mag 5 Boulevard, The Pulse, Paradise Building, and Kappa Acca 3.

What are the best hotels and restaurants in Dubai South?

The top restaurants of Dubai South include Olives Restaurant, Golos Italia Restaurant, Olive Garden, TGI Fridays and The Coffee Club.

Which are the famous malls and supermarkets in Dubai South?

Some of the famous malls in Dubai South are Dubai Marina Mall, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Mall

What are the best schools in Dubai South, Dubai?

Some of the best schools in Dubai South are Dove Green Private School, Greenfield Community School, Bright Riders School and Columbia Canadian School.

Which are the best hospitals and clinics in Dubai South, Dubai?

Although there are very few clinics in Dubai South, you can rely on these clinics for healthcare; Al Maktoum Airport Clinic, NMC Royal Hospital, and Access Clinic Jafza.

Which are the famous places of worship in Dubai South, Dubai?

Some of the famous places of worship in Dubai South are the United Christian Church of Dubai, St. Gregorios Orthodox Church and Dubai Evangelical Church Centre,  Guru Nanak Darbar Sikh Gurudwara, and Al Maktoum Airport Mosque

What are the pros and cons of living in Dubai South, Dubai?

Dubai South is a multi-development area comprising eight phases integrating residential, commercial, logistics, aviation, hospitality, and leisure zones. Some of the top pros of living in Dubai South that individuals should consider are;

  • It is a freehold zone 
  • It is located in the vicinity of  Al Maktoum International Airport
  • The location of the area is easily accessible from different parts of Dubai 
  • It has a wide range of amenities such as hospitals, schools, shopping malls, etc. 

On the other hand, the only thing living in Dubai South is most of the properties are still under construction, so the area is not a very peaceful place to live in.

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