Guide to Jumeirah Village Circle


Jumeirah Village Circle is a residential-commercial community in Dubai developed in 2005. Living in Jumeirah Village Circle or JVC means residing in a tranquil environment and enjoying a luxurious lifestyle.

A Nakheel development project, JVC spreads over 800 hectares and is located next to Jumeirah Village Triangle. Though not an urban community per se, JVC boasts many amenities and features that provide its residents with ease of access and absolute comfort. This blog enumerates the various pros and cons of residing in JVC.

Pros of Living in Jumeirah Village Circle

Pros of Living in Jumeirah Village Circle

Let’s explore some of the many benefits of the JVC :

  • Family-friendly

JVC classifies it as a community consisting of villas, townhouses, and apartments. Over 2000 luxurious accommodations in an intricate and gated community are the ideal spot for families. The contemporary architecture combined with Arabic and Mediterranean styles gives the houses a warm feeling.

Simultaneously, living in JVC provides you access to 33 landscaped gardens, outdoor play areas, prestigious schools, reputed hospitals, places of worship, and stacked supermarkets. 

  • Accessible


One of the pros of living in the Jumeirah Village Circle is that it is connected to various parts of Dubai and lies at the heart of the city thus, it’s not very far from the prime centres of the metropolis of Dubai.

Jumeirah Village Circle is connected to proper Dubai through three roads :

    • Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road
    • Al Khail Road
    • Hessa Street

The surrounding communities of Dubai are Al Barsha, Barsha South, Jumeirah Village Triangle and The Springs.

JVC is within a short distance of :

    • Al Maktoum International Airport
    • Motor City
    • Dubai Internet City
    • Business Bay
    • Marina Mall
    • Ibn Battuta Mall

Traffic is not a big issue for people living in JVC thus individuals working in the above-mentioned areas could benefit from relocating to Jumeirah Village Circle.

  • Safe and Secure

Safe and Secure

In JVC, you are constantly surrounded by people and the police outside. It is common to see many police officers patrolling JVC streets at any time of day. Hence, it is a safe community, night or day.

The police force takes implementing the law seriously, so crime rates are meagre in Jumeirah Village Circle. Also 24-hour security personnel provide you with safety tips. Underground parking lots are under continuous surveillance by this personnel. Well-lit areas and strict patrolling have protected the community for women and others.

  • Self-sufficient

One essential pros of living in Jumeirah Village Circle is that the community is self-sufficient. Everything that you might need in your daily life, you can easily get in JVC without any hustle.

Places of worship, like JVC Mosque and Saleh Bin Lahej Mosque, Emirates Baptist Church in Al Barsha, and Krishna and Shiva Temples in Bur Dubai, are close to Jumeirah Village Circle.

Nurseries there include :

    • Kids World Nursery
    • Little Wonders Nursery
    • Ladybird Early Learning Centre

Schools there include :

    • JSS International School
    • Sunmarke School
    • Nord Anglia International School

Universities there include :

    • The University of Manchester
    • University of Wollongong
    • Middlesex University 

Medical facilities, such as Karama Medical Centre, Emirates Hospital Day Surgery in Motor City and Mediclinic ParkView Hospital on Umm Suqeim Road, are 15 minutes away from JVC. JVC has supermarket chains including :

    • Holiday Minimart
    • Choithrams
    • Blue Mart Supermarket
    • Spinneys
    • West Zone Supermarket etc.
  • Fitness Amenities

Fitness Amenities Living in Jumeirah Village Circle

Living in Jumeirah Village Circle is not just fun and comfortable but also healthy. Gyms like The Prime Fitness Gym and New Life Fitness Gym line the JVC community.

Apart from gyms, the community offers various physical activity and sports options. It boasts :

    • Football and cricket pitches
    • Two tennis courts
    • Swimming pools
    • Jogging and running tracks
    • Croquet lawns and cycling and biking trails 

Lush, green gardens are spread throughout JVC, providing a green and natural playground for children and pet walkers. Almost all the buildings and complexes in Jumeirah Village Circle contain gyms and swimming pools.

Golfers also have a field day at JVC as Address Montgomerie and The Els Golf Club are in close proximity to JVC. You can rent the basketball and tennis courts and hold a tournament or match with the community members. These public places are a great way to socialise.

  • Affordable

As per 2021 reports, JVC ranks first among popular areas with affordable rents. The locality is economical as it offers low rental apartments and has all the necessary amenities and more in its vicinity. The following is the rent range of property in JVC:

    • Studio : AED 29-30k per annum
    • 1-bedroom flat : AED 38k – 45k per annum
    • 2-bedroom flat : AED 60k – 65k per annum
    • 3-bedroom flat : AED 62k – 125k per annum
    • 2-4 bedroom penthouses : AED 65k per annum
    • Villas and Townhouses : Starting at AED 71k – 118k per annum
    • 3-bedroom house : AED 96k per annum
    • 4-bedroom house : AED 124k per annum
  • Entertainment Facilities

Dubai Miracle Garden for Living in Jumeirah Village Circle

Nearby attractions that attract tourists and visitors from all over are :

    • Dubai Autodrome
    • Dubai Miracle Garden
    • Dubai Butterfly Garden
    • Wild Wadi Waterpark
    • Skydive Dubai

The Circle Mall, a one-stop shopping destination for shopaholics, boasts over 200 retail stores, a movie hall, two department stores and supermarkets. Besides this, the mall houses a trampoline park, an arcade and its rooftop is the address for many restaurants and cafes, an outdoor pool, a community club, and two tennis courts.

The Mall of Emirates is also a popular option for the residents of JVC as it offers fun activities for both children and adults. VOX Cinemas, Ski Dubai and Dreamscape VR Park are some of the mall’s attractions.

The nearest beaches are Jumeirah Beach Residence and Kite Beach on Palm Jumeirah. There are a plethora of restaurants and dining options for residents to choose from. Socialicious, a pet-friendly pan-Asian restaurant, is a perfect hang-out spot for friends.

Wide Range JVC (serves Indian food), Pinza Pizza, Al Homus and Bawarchi are other dining establishments near JVC that can freshen and lighten your mood. To enjoy the nightlife of Dubai, residents could visit cocktail bars and pubs at Jumeirah Lake Towers and Dubai Sports City. Nola and McGettigan’s are popular among the local public for a night of fun and drinks.

  • Investment Hub

 Investment Hub Living in Jumeirah Village Circle
Investment Hub

Jumeirah Village Circle comprises studios, different bedroom apartments, villas, and townhouses. Ranking third in selling property for investment and moving to Dubai, JVC is an excellent and prosperous place for investors to pool their money. Many potential future projects in JVC like O2 Tower by Tiger Properties and Rigel Apartments have made it an even more desirable investment option.

Cons of Residing in JVC

Cons of Residing in JVC

Residing in Jumeirah Village Circle comes with its own set of problems.

  • Lack of Public Transport

One of the main cons of living in Jumeirah Village Circle is that the only public transport facilities available are taxis, cabs, and a bus, J01 which operates every 20 minutes and takes you directly to the Mall of Emirates. Hence, transportation is a costly affair. Almost all the residents own a car and travel in them. The nearest metro station for the residents is the Mall of Emirates Metro Station. 

  • High Pollution

Pollution levels are very high in the community as all the residents have their own cars, contributing considerably to the rise of air pollution. Continuous construction also plays a role in increasing pollution.

  • Not Fast-Paced 

 Not Fast-Paced Living in Jumeirah Village Circle

Among the many cons of living in Jumeirah Village Circle is that life in the JVC is usually calm and quiet. Hence, it is not suitable for youngsters and individuals seeking the city’s hustle-and-bustle.

Wrapping Up

Jumeirah Village Circle is a perfect abode for families with children and aged people. New couples or people who seek a quiet and serene community and environment can also choose JVC as their home. Its connectivity with essential locations in Dubai adds another feather to its cap. Though not brimming with city chaos and a fast-paced lifestyle, JVC has entertainment and leisure amenities that promise a good time for its residents. 

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

Is Jumeirah Village Circle a nice place to live?

JVC is a desirable neighbourhood among Emiratis and expatriates because of its affordable rents, leisure facilities, and connectivity.

Is Jumeirah Village Circle freehold?

Yes, JVC is a freehold community.

Which is the best area to live in Dubai?

Jumeirah Village Circle is one of the best places to live in Dubai owing to its location at the heart of Dubai and its relatively calm and tranquil atmosphere.

How many people live in JVC Dubai?

In 2016, 25,000 people were reportedly living in JVC.

Is JVC a good area to invest in?

JVC is a good investment area as it holds growth potential, and many new projects are coming up in the locality.

Which metro is closer to JVC?

The Mall of Emirates Metro Station is close to JVC.

What does JVC stand for in Dubai?

JVC stands for Jumeirah Village Circle, a Nakheel development project.

How do you go to JVC?

You can take the metro from Dubai Mall to the Mall of Emirates Metro Station and bus J01 from there to reach Jumeirah Village Circle.

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