Camellia is a sub-community of ‘The Residences,’ Al Barari, a gated community surrounded by sumptuous greenery and waterways. The area has beautiful gardens, lakes and freshwater streams which make it an ideal place for a relaxed family living.
The community is situated near Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311) and is well connected to the city. Camellia has attractive luxurious villas and plenty of amenities are easily accessible.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A sub-community of The Residences, Al Barari
- Gated Community with a natural environment
- Beautifully finished luxury villas
- Plenty of amenities and facilities are present within the community
- Education, healthcare, shopping and entertainment options are nearby.
Camellia is located in the serene and beautiful locality of The Residences, a collection of luxurious villas in Al Barari community. A lot of natural beauty in the form of lakes and streams is present in the well-planned development to make it pleasing to the eye. Popular points of interests in Camellia are:
- Landscaped gardens and rooftop terraces
- Naturally beautiful environment
- Well-constructed and furnished luxury villas
Residents of Camellia get to enjoy a vast set of luxuries that include private cooled courtyards, swimming pool, spa and plunge pool and ample parking spaces.
PROPERTIES IN CAMELLIA
Properties in Camellia include villas with 5 and 6 bedrooms. The villas come with spacious living areas, two courtyards and a swimming pool to give a sense of open space to residents. There are separate living areas on the first floor and on the ground floor. Rental price and sale price ranges for villas are given below.
- Rental prices for 5 and 6-bedroom villas are approximately AED 425k
- One can buy 6-bedroom villas for AED 9M to AED 12.5M
The villas also have a powder room, a maid’s room and a barbeque area. Three vehicles can be easily parked in the garage.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN CAMELLIA
Parking spaces in Camellia are not a point of concern for residents. All villas have ample parking space for 3 vehicles.
Camellia and Al Barari are well connected to the rest of Dubai through two main roads. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road is just 7 minutes away whereas Al Khail Road is about 17 minutes away.
Public transportation in Camellia mostly involves taxis, which are available outside the community gates. Residents can also utilise online cab services for added convenience.
The nearest metro station is First Abu Dhabi Bank Metro Station, which is about 20 minutes away. Other metro stations on Sheikh Zayed Road i.e. Mall of the Emirates Metro Station, Sharaf DG Metro Station and Dubai Internet City Metro Station are reachable within 25 minutes from the community.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR CAMELLIA
There are plenty of supermarkets near Camellia for residents to carry out their daily grocery shopping. The nearest supermarkets are Allday Supermarket and Burj Safa Supermarket in the neighbouring area of Majan. Both are about 6 minutes away.
The nearby Dubai Silicon Oasis community also has many supermarkets. Popular ones include Carrefour Market, West Zone Fresh Supermarket and Good Market. All of them can be accessed in 15 minutes.
MOSQUES NEAR CAMELLIA
The nearest mosque for residents of Camellia is the Al Barari Mosque, located within the community of Al Barari. It is a small community mosque, with a separate praying area for women as well.
Other mosques near Camellia include Masjid Mosque and Nadia Bint E Saeed Masjid in Falcon City, which are about 10 minutes away. Living Legends Mosque is also about 10 minutes away, it is located in the neighbouring area of Legends.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR CAMELLIA
Dubai is a multicultural city that accommodates well to the large influx of expats. People living in different corners of the city can find a place to worship not too far away.
For Christian members of the community, there are many churches near Camellia that can be reached in about 20 to 25 minutes. These include Tim and Wendy 67, City Hill Global Church Dubai and The Gatekeepers Weekday Warehouse. Emirates Baptist Church, one of the most popular in Churches in Dubai is about 25 minutes away.
The Hindu community will have to travel for about 35 minutes to reach temples in Al Fahidi. These include ShrinathJi Temple, Shiva Temple, Shree Krishna Haveli and Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir.
The nearest Sikh Gurudwara is the Automech Gurudwara in Ras Al Khor Industrial Area 2. It is about 22 minutes away.
SCHOOLS NEAR CAMELLIA
- British Orchard Nursery (16 minutes away)
- Toddlers International Nursery (16 minutes away)
- Emirate British Nursery (20 minutes away)
British Orchard Nursery is one of the best nurseries in Dubai. It is a large British Nursery Chain and is the only ISO certified nursery in Dubai. It was founded in 2007 and operates at multiple locations in the city. The school follows the British curriculum.
Popular schools near Camilla include:
- Dunecrest American School (5 minutes away)
- Dune Crest School (7 minutes away)
Dunecrest American School is a project of Esol Education, a renowned organisation that specialises in the establishment and management of international schools around the Middle East. Opened in 2018, Dunecrest American School provides quality education to students from Pre-kindergarten to Grade 12 levels. The school follows the American curriculum.
American University in the Emirates, Zayed University and the University of Birmingham are less than 20 minutes away.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR CAMELLIA
There are plenty of hospitals and clinics near Camellia that residents can access to manage their healthcare needs. MultiCare Medical Center in Liwan is just 5 minutes away.
Other healthcare and medical facilities nearby are:
- Dr. Kamkar Medical & Physiotherapy Center (6 minutes away)
- Nad Al Sheba Health Center (19 minutes away)
- King’s College Hospital – Dubai Hills (20 minutes away)
The Mediclinic Parkview Hospital in Al Barsha South is the nearest hospital and it is counted among the best hospitals in Dubai. It is about 17 away from Camellia.
Located in ‘The Residences’ enclave, it is neighboured by other popular sub-communities of the same including Acacia, Bromellia and Dahlia.
Other communities within Al Barari are The Nest, Seventh Heaven, Ashjar, The Reserve and The Neighbourhood.
Neighbouring areas are:
Other areas located close to Camellia are Al Reem, Arabian Ranches, Saheel and Motor City. Entertainment destinations like Dubai Autodrome, Dubai International Stadium and Dubai Miracle Garden are less than 20 minutes away.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR CAMELLIA
Malls near Camellia offer a wide range of shopping, dining and entertainment options. Nearest shopping centers and malls include:
- Rimal Shopping Centre (7 minutes away)
- Dubailand Community Mall (8 minutes away)
- Cityland Mall (13 minutes away)
Residents of Camellia can visit Dubai Outlet Mall, which is among the best and most popular malls in the city. It is the first outlet concept mall in UAE, housing factory outlets of popular local and international brands. It houses over 1,200 premium brands, which often offer discounted prices to make shopping more affordable for visitors. Dubai Outlet Mall is about 18 minutes away from Camellia.
RESTAURANTS NEAR CAMELLIA
Residents can easily access a wide range of eateries. Some popular restaurants near Camellia include:
- The Farm Restaurant, Al Barari (3 minutes away)
- Purple Fork (6 minutes away)
- Wings & More (6 minutes away)
Moreover, the Dubai Outlet Mall provides a multitude of different options for foodies, which are all just 18 minutes away from Camellia. Restaurants in Dubai Outlet Mall include:
- Little Manila, a Filipino Restaurant famous for Chop Suey, Filipino Food and Chicken Inasal.
- Chowking Orient Restaurant, popular for Chinese cuisine.
- Skyler’s Gourmet Bistro, serving Tex-Mex, American & Italian cuisines.
- Chuck E. Cheese, popular for pizza parties, mouse mascots and play zones.
For upscale dining, Premier Inn Hotel and Radisson Blu Hotel in Dubai Silicon Oasis are the nearest options. Mr. Toads Pub and Kitchen is the nearest bar, about 15 minutes away from the community.
BEACHES NEAR CAMELLIA
Visiting the beaches isn’t a hassle for residents. Although there are no beaches in the community, the popular beaches of the city can be reached in 25 to 30 minutes. Beaches near Camellia include Jumeirah Public Beach, Marina Beach, The Kite Beach, Al Sufouh, Al Mamzar Beach and Sunset Beach.
LEISURE ATTRACTIONS AND LANDMARKS
Landmarks near Camellia include:
IMG Worlds of Adventure is the world’s largest indoor theme park. It has five themed areas called “Epic Zones”. Each Epic Zone is has a specific theme based on the entertainment content or a particular brand attached to it. Two of these zones are dedicated to Marvel and Cartoon Network. The Lost Valley and IMG Boulevard Zones are original concepts of the IMG Group. Novo Cinema is the fifth zone having 12 cinema screens for playing different movies.
Dubai Autodrome in Motor City is a motorsport circuit that hosted the December 2005 A1 Grand Prix and the FIA GT Championship from 2004 to 2006. It is 19 minutes away from Camellia.
Dubai Miracle Garden is another important landmark near Camellia. The attractions include Disney Avenue, Life-Size Emirates A-380, Lost Paradise, Cabanas and Butterfly Passage among others.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents can find good opportunities for fitness and leisure within Al Barari. There is a community fitness centre, called Body Language. Another fitness centre, Nicola Theo Yoga is also present within the community.
Heart and Soul Spa and Wellness is also present within Al Barari. It provides an opportunity to relax and avail the best beauty and spa services within a naturally picturesque environment.
Community events pertaining to special occasions and festivals are regularly held in Al Barari. Some previously held events include Family Day at The Farm Restaurant, Fairy Circus Tribe, Phoenix Rising Kids Yoga, Easter at The Farm and Into the Wild.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents of Camellia can join Facebook groups specific to the parent community and neighbourhood. These include Living Legends, Al Barari _ Residents only and Al Barari.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Camellia residents enjoy some unique benefits. The beauty, privacy and serenity remain unparalleled. However, things can get tricky for those commuting via public transport. Residents have to rely on taxis available outside the gates of the community as there are no metro or tram stations within walking distance.
- 17 minutes from Al Khail Road
- 7 minutes from Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road
- 20 minutes away from Sheikh Zayed Road