Situated in the prestigious community of Arabian Ranches, Alvorada Villas is a development project of Emaar Properties Group. It is one of many clusters inside Arabian Ranches. These villas have been designed and themed on Portuguese architectural concepts. In terms of their configuration, all villas in this area come fully-detached. These homes are adorned with arched windows with large balconies. Its neighbouring communities include Dubai Motor City, Dubai Sports City, and a few others.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Considered a self-contained gated community
- Has its very own golf course
- Pet-friendly neighbourhood
- A family friendly, close-knit community
Situated within the greater district of Dubailand, Alvorada has been developed to offer residents a suburban lifestyle with a touch of luxury and exclusivity.
Popular points of interest in Alvarado include:
- Bicycle riding trails
- Separate pathways for walking and running
- Swimming pools for community members
Other amenities include a fitness center where residents can partake in yoga classes, aerobics, and other related activities.
PROPERTIES IN ALVORADA
Regarding properties in Alvorada, one has the option to choose between buying a villa or renting a villa in Alvorada. Villas are available in three, four and five bedroom configurations.
These residential units come with multiple configurations that offer a variety of floor plan types to choose from. 3-bed villas will typically have around 3,500 sq. ft. to 3,700 sq. ft. of floor space. For those interested in residing in a larger home, they can consider a 4-bed house, which will have square footage that will range from 3800 sq. ft. to 4,000 sq. ft. of floor space. The largest house in Alvorada will have 5-bedrooms with floor spaces ranging from 4,400 sq. ft. to 8,600 sq. ft.
Those looking at renting a villa in Alvorada, will find that there are houses that fit the needs of both large and small families.
- A 3-bed rental house in Alvorada can be acquired for an average lease payment of AED 190k to AED 220k per annum.
- The option to rent a 4-bed villas in Alvorada is also available, one can expect to pay an average yearly rent that will range from AED 200k to AED 240k in yearly rental rents.
- A rental villa with 5-bedrooms is the largest unit available for lease. One can expect to pay an average yearly rent that will vary between AED 235k to AED 290k per annum.
Purchasing a house in Alvorada can be an ideal investment, there are several floor plan types and price ranges that will meet the budget expectations of most investors.
- A 3-bed villa for sale in Alvorada can be purchased between the price ranges of AED 3.1M to 3.7M.
- Buying a villa with 4-beds in Alvorada could demand an average price that will vary from AED 3.7M to 4.6M.
- One can also procure a 5-bed house in Alvorada, which can sell between the prices of AED 3.9M to 5.3M.
The variations in prices is due to extra amenities that are found in some villas, such as a private pool, larger garden, renovated homes with upgraded material and homes that come fully furnished.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN ALVORADA
Parking spaces in Alvorada is a non-issue. Nearly every villa comes with a parking garage.
Those commuting in their own vehicles will find that this neighbourhood is linked with D63 Road that connects with Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd (E311). It is considered a major inter-emirate highway which could be used to commute to and from main Dubai City.
For those depending on public transportation in Alvorada, they will find that the closest bus stop is the Arabian Ranches - Hattan, which is a 13-minute walk heading north. Apart from this, there are two other bus stops, Arabian Ranches- Mirador La Colección 1 and Arabian Ranches Mirador La Colección 2. These bus stops are a bit further away, one can expect to walk for 18 to 30 to get there.
Most metro stations near Alvorada are 18 to 25 minutes away. The closest one is Dubai Internet City 2 metro station at a distance of 18 minutes away and Nakheel metro station which is 20 minutes away.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR ALVORADA
For residents looking for supermarkets near Alvorada, there is the Spar Express Glitz 1 and Blue Mart-Studio City, both of which are five minutes away in a car. Both of these supermarkets carry basic necessities and are ideal for those looking to get in, grab what they need to buy, and get out.
MOSQUES IN ALVORADA
There are two large mosques in Alvorada, these are Masjid Arabian Ranches and Masjid Salam. Masjid Arabian Ranches is a nine-minute drive heading north while Masjid Salam is a five-minute drive heading south. Both mosques can accommodate a few hundred worshippers during Friday prayers.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR ALVORADA
For Christians looking to attend a local church near Alvorada, they could attend Sunday mass at Casa de Oración Torre Fuerte church, which is a 13-minute drive north of Alvorada. There’s also another church which is the Emirates Baptist Church just 17 minutes north of Alvorada.
Sikhs who are looking for temples near Alvorada, there is the Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Temple just 20 minutes away northwest of Alvorada. For Hindus, there are over ten mandirs (Hindu temples) in the vicinity of Al Fahidi. Some of these temples include Shree Krishna Haveli, ShrinathJi Temple, Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir, and several others. one can reach Al Fahidi in 35 minutes.
SCHOOLS NEAR ALVORADA
Nurseries options Include:
- Raffles Nursery
- Jebel Ali Village Nursery
- Step by Step Nursery
Schools near Alvorada include:
- Jumeirah English Speaking School
- Gems Metropole School
- Safa Community School
There are plenty of reputable schools in Alvorada. However, the nearest is the Jumeirah English Speaking School (JESS). This school follows a curriculum that encourages creative and critical thinking. The main mission of this school is to prepare the future generation for what’s coming, helping them succeed in their adult lives. JESS is only a nine-minute drive north of Alvorada. Other nearby schools include Gems Metropole School which is ten minutes away and Safa Community school at a distance of 11 minutes.
The top two universities near Alvorada include the University of Wollongong Dubai at a distance of 21 minutes. The other is Middlesex University which is also 21 minutes away. The University of Wollongong offers an Australian higher education curriculum while Middlesex University delivers educational content through British standards.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR ALVORADA
Nearby medical facilities include:
- Mediclinic Arabian Ranches
- Aster Clinic - Arabian Ranches
- Mediclinic Parkview Hospital
- Dubai Hospital
There are several clinics near Alvorada. However, the closest clinic is Mediclinic Arabian Ranches which is just ten minutes away. A bit further away, 11 minutes south, residents will find Aster Clinic - Arabian Ranches branch. Both medical facilities offer a wide range of OPD medical services that relate to all areas of medicine. Residents can consult with specialists in these clinics to get comprehensive treatment options.
There are several hospitals near Alvorada, the closest is the Mediclinic Parkview Hospital which is just 12-minutes away heading northbound. This hospital has a fully equipped trauma centre and can tackle most medical emergencies. Residents looking for a government-run hospital can drive to Dubai Hospital which 32 minutes away.
- Dubai Motor City
- Jumeirah Village Circle
- Al Barsha South
To the west of Alvorada, there is Dubai Motor City which is a motorsports-themed suburb. To the northwest, one will find the prestigious community of Jumeirah Village Circle which is an upscale community with luxury villas. To its immediate north, residents will find Al Barsha South, this is a mixed-use community with residential and commercial areas.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR ALVORADA
Nearby malls include:
- Emaar Arabian Ranches Retail Centre
- The Village Community Mall
- My City Centre Al Barsha
There are two malls near Alvorada. The Arabian Ranches Retail Centre is a nine-minute drive northeast of Alvorada. While the Village Community Mall is a ten-minute drive south of Alvorada. Both malls are small community malls that serve the basic needs of residents. For resident looking for a much richer shopping, dining and entertainment experience, they should visit My City Centre Al Barsha that is located nine minutes away.
Popular Stores in My City Centre Al Barsha include:
- GNC Nutrition
- Jacky’s Electronics
GNC is a well-known brand that specializes in providing cutting-edge nutritional science. This store is popular for stocking body-building supplements such as whey protein, creatine and various other health improving supplements. Inglot is a specialty store that sells name brand cosmetics at discounted prices. Jacky’s Electronics is a popular retail store that is known for selling electronic goods such as televisions, computers, smartphones, and related peripherals.
RESTAURANTS NEAR ALVORADA
Restaurants inside My City Centre Al Barsha include:
- Tim Hortons
- Papa Murphy's Pizza
Tim Hortons is a popular Canadian chain of cafes, it is famous for its rich blends of coffee and bagels. Papa Murphy’s pizza is an American chain of pizza restaurants, where visitors will enjoy Italian style pizza, topped with fresh toppings and cooked to perfection. Persian food lovers will enjoy the menu offering at Hatam, they specialize in serving Iranian style kebabs and rice dishes.
Nearby restaurants include:
- Ranches Restaurant
- Maison Mathis Arabian Ranches
- Shakespeare and Company
There are around three restaurants in Alvorada. Shakespeare and Company restaurant is just nine minutes away northeast of this villa community, this establishment is known for its unique ambiance with various art displays. The menu mostly consists of contemporary fusion foods. Other restaurants include Ranches Restaurant and Maison Mathis Restaurant which are 11 minutes away northeast of Alvorada.
For residents looking for nearby licensed facilities, there is are two sports bars nearby. There is Birdies Sports Bar which is 11 minutes away. The other sports bar is Kicker’s Sports Bar which is a 12-minute drive away.
BEACHES NEAR ALVORADA
The beaches near Alvorada are located up north. Since Alvorada is in the suburb of Arabian Ranches, it will take around 20 to 25 minutes to reach there. Some of these beaches include Jumeirah Beach, JBR Beach and Open Beach. Jumeirah Beach is a 24 minutes drive away. Though it is worth visiting because it is a well-maintained beach that is safe and offers several conveniences, for instance, it has a dedicated team of lifeguards equipped for rescue with jet skis and on-site police presence for the security of visitors. JBR beach is 24 minutes away while Open Beach is situated 26 minutes away.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Being situated in Dubailand, residents will find that neighbouring communities are home to some of the most popular landmarks and places of interest, some examples include:
- Dubai Miracle Garden
- Dubai Butterfly Garden
- Dubai Sports Stadium
When it comes to leisure activities and notable landmarks near Alvorada, there is the Dubai Miracle Garden and Dubai Butterfly Garden, one can reach these landmarks in nine minutes if they drive northwest. The Dubai Miracle Garden is considered a haven for those who love botany. However, this flower park is more than just a fancy place with various species of flowers, it is home to massive structures and monuments decorated with flowers that are among the 15 best attractions in Dubai Miracle Garden.
Right next to Dubai Miracle Garden is the Dubai Butterfly Garden, where residents can learn a great deal about butterfly species and habitats found across the globe. Just 12 minutes away is Dubai Sports Stadium in the community of Dubai Sports City. Here, various sports events take place on an international level such as cricket and football tournaments. Also, on certain occasions, this stadium becomes a site for professional drone racing tournaments organized on an international level.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents can stay fit at:
- Alvorada Park
- Eastlands Park Motorcity
- Gatton Park
Alvorada Park is a medium sized park that is just two minutes away. Here residents can take a stroll, go for a run or ride their bikes. It is also a nice place to enjoy quality time with friends or family, making it an ideal picnicking spot. This park also has a tennis court, so it’s perfect to brush up one’s tennis skills. Eastlands Park Motorcity and Gatton Park are both great parks that also should be visited, they are located at a distance of five and eight minutes, respectively.
There is one gym in Alvorada, it is called optimal fitness. This gym is only three minutes away via car, heading northwest. Optimal Fitness has various all in one strength training equipment and machines for cardio. They also have a small cafe in the gym that serves salads and other low-fat food. Apart from this, classes on different types of fitness routines are regularly conducted here.
Spas near Alvorada:
- The White Room
- The Nail Spa
There are a few spas near Alvorada, these are the nail spa and the white room spa.
The Nail Spa is an 11-minute drive northeast, while the White Room Spa is just seven minutes northwest of the villa community. Both of these spas offer services such as hair styling, pedicures, manicures and beauty treatments such as party and bridal makeup and facial treatments.
Residents are encouraged to partake in events held within the greater community of Arabian Ranches. Every October 25th, the community organizes a Halloween event where the locals setup stalls and there is a costume contest for children. On November 29th, residents celebrate the Festival of Lights where the entire Arabian Ranches district is fitted with LED lights to mark the occasion.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
One can catch up on the latest and greatest taking place in Alvorada and the greater Arabian Ranches district, simply visit the Facebook page ‘Arabian Ranches Community’.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Though apartments aren’t available in this locality, there are plenty of choices when it comes to villas for rent or sale. Apart from this, this is a family-friendly neighbourhood which means that it is peaceful and away from the city noise.