DAMAC Hills 2, a residential development located on the outskirts of Dubai, encompasses 26 residential clusters including Odora. The parent community, formerly named Akoya Oxygen, boasts a natural environment featuring an abundance of green spaces, parks and lakes.
Situated on the northeastern edge of DAMAC Hills 2 (Akoya Oxygen) is Odora, which lies in close proximity to the entrance. The community comprises 3-bedroom townhouses and 6-bedroom standalone villas. Living here means residents can easily reach central Dubai whenever needed while enjoying a peaceful environment away from its hustle and bustle.
Odora, a tranquil and safe neighborhood, boasts a sustainable atmosphere that renders it the perfect spot for families. Several significant elements contributing to its appeal encompass:
The central areas of the city are approximately 25 minutes away, providing an ideal distance that keeps the community at a comfortable remove from the hectic pace of urban life while remaining practical for those who need to commute for work, school, or recreation.
balconies, providing stunning views of the surrounding area.
Odora offers a variety of properties that are outfitted with modern amenities. Options ranging from 3-bedroom semi-detached villas to 6-bedroom standalone villas ensure that there's something for everyone. Each property ranges between 1,880 and 4,500 sq. ft., and includes an expansive private garden space. Inside each villa or townhouse is a large living area, dining area, powder room, modern kitchen, and maid's quarters on the ground floor - with bedrooms located on upper floors (with one exception in the case of 6-bedroom villas where you'll find a guest room conveniently situated downstairs). Enjoy spectacular views from your bedroom terrace or balcony - every bedroom comes equipped with this feature!
Additionally, the residences feature en-suite facilities and are furnished with double-pane windows. Furthermore, there are designated spaces for storage purposes within the abodes.
In Odora, available rental options consist of townhomes with 3 bedrooms and villas with 6 bedrooms.
To rent a 3-bed townhouse in Odora, the cost ranges from AED 64.9k to AED 90k. These particular types of houses come equipped with 4 to 5 bathrooms and a plot size around 1,880 sq. ft., alongside a built-in area exceeding 2,000 sq. ft.
Prospective purchasers can browse through the purchasing patterns in Odora on Bayut's platform.
The cost of a townhome with three bedrooms in Odora ranges from AED 1.1M to AED 1.5M, while the average price for a six-bedroom villa is AED 3M. These villas are built on approximately 4,000 sq. ft of land and come equipped with six or seven bathrooms.
In Odora, each villa comes with exclusive parking for residents. The community is linked to other parts of the city via three main roads. Emirates Road (E611) can be reached within 20 minutes, while Jebel Ali – Lehbab Road (E77) is only a 10-minute drive away and Dubai Al Ain Road (E66) takes approximately 15 minutes by car.
The availability of public transportation within Odora is restricted. However, one can easily locate taxis stationed outside the community gates or opt for online taxi services. The closest bus station to the community lies approximately 15 minutes away and goes by the name of "Dubai Virtual Reference Station 1" stop.
There are two nearby options for grocery shopping. The first is a Carrefour outlet that can be reached in approximately 6 minutes by car. Carrefour, a French multinational retailer, offers imported goods such as food items, electronics and clothing, in addition to an extensive collection of groceries. Other supermarkets close to Odora DAMAC Hills 2 include Geant Express, Choithrams, ZOOM and Spinneys.
The mosque constructed by DAMAC Properties, known as the DAMAC Hills 2 Masjid, can be reached on foot from Odora. It is only a short drive of two minutes or walk of approximately five minutes away.
To join the church congregation, Christian individuals residing here must journey to the highly frequented Jebel Ali Church complex. Within this vicinity, there exist various churches such as St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, and Covenant Hope Church, among others. One of them being St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church.
The Jebel Ali Village houses Guru Nanak Darbar, a gurudwara that serves the Sikh community. It is approximately a 30-minute journey from the city. The same area also features a Hindu Temple which meets the needs of Odora's Hindu residents.
Once Odora is fully developed, there will be a plethora of educational institutions in proximity. Presently, the sole school within the parent community is Shining Stars Nursery Dubai. The following are some noteworthy schools located in the neighboring area.
The Sustainable City is the site of Fairgreen International School, managed by Esol Education, a global organization with over 10,000 students enrolled in various programs worldwide.
Additionally, Jebel Ali School provides education based on the National Curriculum of England. The school was originally situated in Jebel Ali but relocated to DAMAC Hills in 2016. Finally, there is GEMS Metropole School located in Motor City, which also follows the British educational system and caters to students from FS up to Grade 13.
As Odora's community grows, more clinics and hospitals will be established in the area. Presently, a primary clinic named Saudi German Clinics DAMAC Hills 2 is located within the community retail centre. Other healthcare facilities are also available in close proximity.
Among the top-rated medical institutions in the city, Mediclinic Parkview Hospital and Emirates Hospitals Day Surgery & Medical Center are renowned for their exceptional medical services. Similarly, American Hospital Clinic boasts of a competent workforce and quality healthcare provision. These facilities can be easily accessed from Odora within 20 to 30 minutes.
The surrounding regions adjacent to Odora are:
DAMAC Hills 2 (Akoya Oxygen) is situated amidst sought-after residential neighborhoods that offer excellent amenities and affordable housing options. These communities have gained popularity because of their strategic location and top-notch facilities.
Due to the underdeveloped neighboring regions, shopping choices have some restrictions. At present, locals may explore the subsequent shopping venues:
The Dubai Outlet Mall is a favorite shopping spot in the region, providing shoppers with ample variety and numerous dining options. It's renowned for being one of the city's prime locations to snag a bargain due to its collection of more than 200 stores that offer top-quality brands at discounted prices. Some popular shops found within the mall include:
With a massive area of approximately 1.2 million square feet, Cityland Mall is home to over 350 retailers and in excess of 75 dining establishments. As the world's inaugural nature-inspired shopping destination, it has earned widespread acclaim. Meanwhile, The Ranches Souk serves as a community retail hub situated within Arabian Ranches 2.
Within the community of DAMAC Hills 2 (Akoya Oxygen), there are various commendable dining choices.
Dough Me Nation, an upscale fast-food restaurant, offers a diverse selection of food. Apart from various pizza options, the eatery also serves Italian, Arabian and Middle Eastern fusion cuisine. For those seeking fine dining alternatives to Dough Me Nation, Qasr Al Madina Restaurant & Cafe and Nay Oxygen Cafe & Restaurant are excellent choices. Odora has other local restaurants with distinctive flavors as well such as Shawarma Location, Al Toot Alabyad Food Truck and Grandma BBQ Grill.
Currently, there are a few excellent dining establishments located on Dubai – Al Ain Road (E66) that cater to the community's culinary needs. These eateries consist of:
Within a half-hour radius of Odora, one can find various dining establishments.
The residential area is significantly far from the city's coastline, requiring a 35 to 40-minute drive to access any of the nearby beaches.
The vicinity of Odora features several beaches such as Jumeirah Beach, Kite Beach, and Private Beach which provide an array of beach-related pastimes like swimming and volleyball. In close proximity to these sandy shores are numerous dining establishments.
There are several prominent landmarks in the vicinity of Odora.
The Trump International Golf Club Dubai, situated in DAMAC Hills, is set to become one of the premier golfing destinations in the gulf region. Odora is approximately a 20-minute drive from the well-known Al Qudra Desert which offers numerous activities such as camping, cycling and bird-watching.
Within a half-hour's reach from the community lie renowned spots such as Dubai Autodrome and Dubai Miracle Garden. The latter boasts impressive life-size sculptures adorned with flowers, including the Emirates Airbus A380 - a favored attraction fashioned entirely out of floral components. In addition to that, visitors can marvel at other delightful exhibits like a floral clock, passages brimming with blossoms, and even castles crafted from flowers in this extraordinary garden.
Upon the completion of DAMAC Hills 2 (Akoya Oxygen), residents will have access to numerous recreational options including parks, waterparks, gyms, and other sporting facilities. Although Lisaili Neighbourhood Park is located approximately 30-minutes away from Odora at present, with the addition of a desert-inspired spa and yoga enclave within the development itself upon its completion, residents will no longer need to travel outside for rejuvenation and fitness activities.
At present, the two fitness centers in close proximity to Odora are Fitness Edge and CK Fitness. Additionally, there are a number of nearby beauty salons and spas available.
The nearest salons, Le Vendôme Ladies Beauty Lounge and The Corner Barber, are just a short 5-minute drive away from each other. Men can get their hair and beard trimmed at The Corner Barber while the Haven Spa and Beauty Salon, which is about 24-minutes away by car, offers a variety of massages and treatments. Nstyle Beauty Lounge also provides beauty treatments such as hair care services, manicures, pedicures, and facials within a 19-minute drive.
Located approximately 18 minutes from Odora, Al Marmoom Heritage Village holds an annual festival known as the Al Marmoom Heritage Festival, typically held during the months of March or April.
The online group AKOYA Oxygen (Residential Community) serves as a forum for community members to connect and converse about various topics pertaining to their living environment.
In the days to come, Odora shall remain one of the most sought-after residential areas. It boasts an unrivaled level of aesthetic charm and tranquility. Its strategic distance from central Dubai caters perfectly to those seeking refuge from the frantic vibes of city life.