Al Barari - Dubai

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Al Barari falls under the category of contemporary green communities in Dubai's constantly expanding real estate sector. Being a secured neighborhood, it comprises extravagant residences that are amongst the priciest ones in Dubai. As a result, Al Barari provides its inhabitants with an exclusive and isolated atmosphere enriched with top-notch facilities.

In Dubai, Al Barari has established itself as a leader in sustainable and opulent living. Covering 18 million square feet, this residential development boasts an impressive 60% green space consisting of landscaped gardens, natural lakes, and freshwater streams. The name Al Barari translates to "wilderness" in Arabic which is fitting given the abundance of lush foliage present on the property. Notably, it's one of the most verdant communities in all of Dubai.

hand, consisted of the remaining properties in Al Barari and additional amenities such as a boutique hotel, retail area, and a cultural center. The initial stages of Al Barari's construction began in 2005, resulting in the creation of an idyllic residential community with various villas and apartments. This development was divided into two phases; Phase I involved the handover of homes situated within sub-communities like The Nest, Ashjar, Seventh Heaven, The Residences and The Reserve. Additionally, it saw establishments like Body Language health club, Heart & Soul spa and The Farm restaurant open their doors to residents. Phase II marked the completion of this grand project with more properties becoming available for purchase along with new amenities including a boutique hotel, retail area and cultural center.

The hand would oversee the construction of various amenities including a resort hotel, business school, assisted living facilities for medical care, retail shops, as well as new residential buildings.




Al Barari, a residential community, comprises six distinct sub-communities: The Nest, Seventh Heaven, Ashjar, The Reserve, The Neighbourhood and The Residences. In terms of housing options within the development, there are 189 completed villas available on the residential side. Additionally, there are 28 villas in The Reserve community and 55 houses in The Nest district. Meanwhile, residents seeking eco-friendly living will appreciate the spacious homes offered at The Residences which come in four different types - Acacia, Bromellia, Camellia and Dahlia. Finally, Seventh Heaven,Ashjar andTheNeighbourhood each offer unique accommodations for those looking to live in this luxurious development.

There are multiple residential buildings in the vicinity.

Al Barari Dubai boasts a variety of luxurious lifestyle facilities, including the appropriately named upscale eatery, The Farm. Additionally, the Body Language fitness center and Heart & Soul neighborhood spa are impeccably maintained. With its serene atmosphere and eco-conscious surroundings, Al Barari offers an array of dining options and indulgences to enhance one's quality of life.

The residential properties in this area have been intentionally designed to resemble leaf-shaped clusters, with the aim of minimizing harm to the natural environment. This community is regarded as one of the most eco-friendly areas in Dubai and offers a sustainable living experience. It is an excellent option for families with children, newlyweds, young couples or individuals seeking a peaceful lifestyle while remaining near Dubai, with environmentally conscious housing options available.


This urban development showcases exceptional construction standards and offers a diverse selection of apartments and villas. The Nest comprises 55 modern villas with plot sizes varying between 9,000 sq. ft. to 15,000 sq. ft. These villas boast four bedrooms and are available for sale at AED 10M or for rent starting from AED 650k per year. Additionally, there are five-bedroom villas on offer with prices up to around AED12M for those seeking larger living spaces.

The Reserve offers lavish tailor-made villas, comprising of a collection of 28 properties delivered in shell-and-core format. This provides homeowners with the chance to personalize their finishing touches according to their preferences. The plot sizes of these villas are notably spacious, starting from 16,000 sq. ft., surpassing those found in regular Barari residences.

The Residences is a group of opulent villas situated within lush themed gardens, a lake, and ornate water features and walkways. The collection comprises four villa types: Acacia and Bromellia boast abodes with six bedrooms spanning over 13,858 square feet of living space. Camelia and Dahlia offer five-bedroom residences with at least 12,713 square feet of area coverage.

Seventh Heaven, the luxurious getaway in Al Barari, showcases various themed gardens. Within this sub-community are modern apartments ranging from 1 to 3 bedrooms, all with unique access to private elevators. Meanwhile, The Neighbourhood boasts studio to 2-bedroom apartments that offer access to a plethora of leisure amenities within the community such as the gymnasium, guest suites, multi-purpose area and club house building as well as a beach club.

Ashjar is a unique sub-community that boasts of low rise apartment complexes. With lush green forests surrounding it, this serene neighborhood comprises 120 homes distributed across nine buildings. The five-storey structures are thoughtfully designed to maximize sunlight, and the shared amenities strike a perfect balance between community living and private residences. If you're looking to rent in Ashjar, a 2-bedroom apartment can cost around AED 180k on average.

Every sub-community provides exclusive amenities such as underground parking, swimming pools, play areas for children, barbecue spots, fitness centers, saunas, steam rooms and Jacuzzis.

Rental Trends in Al Barari

A variety of rental flats are available, ranging from 1 to 3 bedrooms. The yearly rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in Al Barari can range between AED 120k and AED 150k. Meanwhile, the cost of a 2-bedroom flat can be as low as AED 155k per year or as high as AED 190k per year. For those interested in renting a larger space, the minimum price for a 3-bedroom apartment is AED 265k.

In Al Barari, there are luxurious villas with 4 to 7 bedrooms available for rent. The starting rental price is AED 650k. For those interested in a more affordable option, a 4-bedroom villa can be rented for as low as AED 452k per year. Conversely, the average yearly rental cost of a 5-bedroom villa is AED 518k. If you desire more space and luxury, the average annual rent for a 6-bed villa in Al Barari is AED 549k.

Sale Trends in Al Barari

In Al Barari, those in search of 1-bedroom apartments can expect to pay around AED 2M. If you're interested in a 2-bedroom apartment, prices range from AED 1.6M to AED 3M. For larger units like 3-bedroom apartments for sale in Al Barari, the average cost is about AED 4M. These flats are situated in mid-rise buildings and feature expansive windows that optimize natural light.

In Al Barari, the cost of a standard 4-bedroom villa is around AED 10.4M and its size ranges from 6,000 sq. ft. to 10,000 sq. ft. If you are looking for a larger property with five bedrooms that covers an area of approximately 13,000 sq.ft., you can expect to pay between AED 10M to AED 12M. Similarly, six-bedroom villas in this area have an average sale price of AED 12.1M while seven-bed houses that are more luxurious and expansive will set you back around AED13.7M.The prices vary depending on the number of bedrooms and the coverage area of each unit available on offer.

ROI in Al Barari

The most lucrative return on investment for Al Barari apartments is 6.8%. The findings indicate that one-bedroom units hold the highest potential for profitability among investors, while two-bedroom and three-bedroom flats offer returns of 5.8% and 6.4%, respectively.

The most profitable type of property is the 7-bedroom villa, which can generate a return of approximately 5.2%. Those interested in investing in Al Barari should consider properties located in The Nest, as it is one of the top areas for investment. Following closely behind are 5-bed villas with an ROI of 4.8%, and 5 to 6-bedroom villas which have a rental yield of around 4.5% and 4.4% respectively.

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Seventh Heaven has become the top neighborhood on Bayut with the most user-generated views. It is located in one of the two main apartment complexes, Al Barari, where Ashjar is also situated. The latter comprises 120 apartments spread over nine low-rise buildings and has been ranked as the third most sought-after project.

The Nest comes in at number two on the list of popular rental areas in Al Barari. It's a top-notch community that offers 55 generously-sized villas, each with four bedrooms and plenty of amenities. Every unit includes its own private garden and infinity pool, as well as living and dining spaces, maid's quarters and a driver's room, outdoor shower, barbecue area, and parking for two vehicles.

Lastly, completing the lineup are sub-divisions of villas within The Residences such as Bromellia, Dahlia, and Camellia.

Al Barari Floor Plans

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If you have a vehicle, transportation won't be an issue when staying at any of the Barari villas as they all provide sheltered parking facilities for residents. Guests can park their vehicles outside or on the roadside nearby.

Public Transportation in Al Barari

villas and apartments for sale in Al Barari are conveniently located near Global Village and City of Arabia, with easy access to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311) freeway in Nad Al Sheba. However, the area is not currently serviced by Dubai Metro lines, with Rashidiya Metro Station being the closest option 20 minutes away. To reach the neighbourhood by bus, passengers can take links 102, 103, 104 or 106 from Global Village Station. Alternatively, a further option is available at Arabian Ranches in Al Reem.

The J02 route has a stop at this location that offers a connection to the Mall of the Emirates station.



Residents of Al Barari can conveniently find various supermarkets in the area, including Waitrose and F Mart. Additionally, neighbouring Majan has Quick Supermarket, Goodies Supermarket and Burj Safa Supermarket. ZOOM mini-mart and AllDay Mini Mart are also available. For those willing to take a short 22-minute drive to The Villa community, there is a branch of Spinneys supermarket nearby along with Shua Al Madina Supermarket, Thomsun Supermarket & Department Store, and West Zone.

There is a supermarket located in Dubailand that can be reached at a similar distance.


In Al Barari, there is a mosque available for the community. However, to access other nearby mosques, residents must travel to Living Legends or Falcon City of Wonders communities. Al Wasl Mosque in Liwan can be reached within a brief 12-minute drive from Barari.

Located in the north Al Quoz area, near Al Barari, is The Gatekeepers Weekday Warehouse, which serves as a nearby church. Hindu temples can be found in Bur Dubai near the museum and 30 minutes away are both the Shiva and Krishna temples. In addition to these temples is also the Sikh Gurudwara in this area. If you travel further to Jebel Ali for 35 minutes, you will find another place of worship called the Gurunanak Darbar that belongs to Sikhs.


The FalconCity Nursery, located in the Falcon City of Wonders, and Kids Zone Nursery, situated in The Villa nearby, are the nearest choices for your young children.

Al Barari has two schools for students to choose from. Dunecrest American School provides the American curriculum from pre-kindergarten all the way through Grade 12, with a secondary option of following the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum in Grades 11 and 12. On the other side of Al Barari sits GEMS Heritage Indian School, where students can follow the Indian CBSE curriculum from pre-kindergarten up to Grade 10.

There are numerous choices available for further education and specialised academic pursuits. Located on the eastern side of the community is Dubai International Academic City (DIAC), which houses several distinguished universities such as Curtin University Dubai, Al Ghurair University, Emirates Aviation University and Heriot-Watt University Dubai.


Numerous healthcare facilities are available in close proximity to Al Barari. In Majan, the Dr Kamkar Medical & Physiotherapy Center can be found, while The Villa community is home to the Dubai London Clinic. Additionally, within a 14-minute drive in the Dubai Silicon Oasis neighbourhood, one can locate the Medicure Centre, Symbiosis Medical Centre and Aster Clinic.


The neighboring communities of Al Barari include Majan, Falcon City of Wonders, and Living Legends. Other nearby areas that can be reached in less than 20 minutes are The Villa, Arabian Ranches, Academic City, Dubai Silicon Oasis and Motor City. It takes approximately 18 minutes to reach Al Barsha South as well.




The Cityland Mall, a renowned shopping center in Dubai located near Al Barari, is currently being built. Though it is considered among the best malls in the area, there are other options within proximity. For instance, Cedre Shopping Centre can be found nearby at Dubai Silicon Oasis. There are also various other shopping centers available such as City Centre Me’aisem in Dubai Production City and My City Centre Al Barsha which offer an array of retail shops, restaurants and services.


The Farm, a well-known restaurant in Al Barari, provides guests with a serene atmosphere surrounded by greenery and modest furnishings. Their menu is centered around utilizing top-quality ingredients for their dishes. In addition to being a favored eatery, The Farm is also utilized as an event space hosting various events such as afternoon tea events, cooking classes, and pop-up markets.

When it comes to dining options, those in the vicinity of Al Barari include both casual and upscale establishments. The community offers a range of culinary choices from traditional Arabic dishes to continental cuisine and even gourmet specialties, ensuring that all taste preferences are satisfied. Some nearby restaurants worth mentioning are Lowe, Purple Fork, Chin Chin, Kabab Rolls, and Wings & more.

Located on the eastern side of Academic City are several dining options including Shakespeare & Co, Taco Barrio, Ying & Yang Restaurant, Circle Café, Tomato & Basilico Restaurant, Pizza Hut and Subway. Additionally, Al Barari residents have access to a variety of nearby cafes such as Starbucks, Costa Coffee, Caffé Nero and Filli Café.


It is easy to reach the renowned beaches of Dubai, given that there are a few that are situated close to Al Barari. If you're planning a family outing or a beach picnic, look no further than Marina Beach and Jumeirah Public Beach - they are only 25-30 minutes away by car. For those seeking more exhilarating water-based activities, Kite Beach and Umm Suqeim Beach provide thrilling options for families, young couples or solo travelers alike. These beaches offer an array of exciting water-sports activities guaranteed to keep everyone entertained!


Al Barari is conveniently situated near the renowned Dubai Miracle Garden, home to a vast collection of rare flowers and plants numbering in the millions. In the same area, visitors can also enjoy world-class events at the famous Dubai Autodrome. This venue has hosted various prestigious races such as Renault V6 Eurocup Season, FIA GT Championship, Dubai 24 Hour, European Touring Car Championship and numerous endurance races.

Additionally, the vicinity boasts the Dubai Polo Equestrian Club, a renowned location for horse riding and polo. The crowd-favorite establishment is conveniently located nearby. Another must-visit destination close to the community is IMG Worlds of Adventure – a magnetizing theme park. Its exhilarating attractions range from roller coasters to themed eateries and souvenir stores, making it an enjoyable experience for both adults and children.

Global Village serves as a theme park which showcases international pavilions from various countries across the globe. Its array of amusement rides, games and food kiosks are quite diverse.


The community offers various ways for residents to utilize their time. Body Language is the fitness center located in the heart of the area, while Oryx Fit is situated in Majan. To unwind and relax, individuals can take advantage of Heart & Soul, a lavish spa found in Al Barari. Also nearby is Green Works, which happens to be the biggest private nursery in the vicinity.


Since Barari Dubai was founded, it has organized a diverse array of events. Among the noteworthy past occasions are the Adult Tennis Tournament held in the Body Language health club, The Farm’s Mini Chefs – a competition for children to showcase their cooking skills – Easter at The Farm, Al Barari’s Yoga Marathon, Healthy Dessert Workshop and Pop Up Art Exhibition.


In Al Barari, Dubai, inhabitants can enjoy a range of top-rated amenities and facilities. These residential properties cater to the housing needs of families, young couples and individuals alike.

Al Barari's location makes it inconvenient to reach Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, leading to longer commute times when entering or leaving the area.


What does Al Barari mean?

The term Al Barari translates to 'the wilderness' in Arabic.

How far is Al Barari from Dubai International Airport?

The distance from Al Barari to Dubai International Airport is 25.3 km, which can be covered by car in approximately 19 minutes using Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road/E311 route.

How to get to Al Barari in Dubai by Bus?

The routes of buses 66 and 67 take them in close proximity to Al Barari.