ABOUT DAMAC VILLAS
DAMAC Villas by Paramount Hotels & Resorts is a themed sub-community based on Paramount Pictures. It is located within the greater district of DAMAC Hills (Akoya by DAMAC). The aim of this sub-community is to offer a Hollywood themed living experience. The eastern border of DAMAC Villas is linked with Al Qudra Road that connects with Sheikh Zayed Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Offers villas with 4, 5 and 6-bed configurations
- A sub-community themed on Paramount Pictures
- Located in the greater district of DAMAC Hills (Akoya by DAMAC)
- Fully managed security and maintenance facilities
- Golf courses built according to international standards
This community is perfect for families wanting to live a Hollywood themed lifestyle. DAMAC Villas offers amenities such as Clubs, Restaurants and Golf Courses that enable residents to enjoy the highest standard of living.
Popular points of Interest in DAMAC Villas include:
- Themed beach club
- Large movie screening theatre
- Dedicated kids club
- Reputable restaurants
There are also several parks around the neighbourhood where residents can enjoy the surrounding green landscapes.
PROPERTIES IN DAMAC VILLAS
Properties in DAMAC villas include luxury villas for sale.
- A typical 4-bed house for sale in DAMAC Villas has around 4,200 sq. ft. of floor space and 4-bathrooms. One can expect to pay an average price of AED 4.4M for these villas.
- The average purchase price for a house with 5-bedrooms in DAMAC Villas is around AED 6.3M. These villas usually come with 7-bathrooms and around 5,400 sq. ft. of floor space.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES NEAR DAMAC VILLAS
DAMAC Villas come with a parking garage. Visitors can park their vehicles along the roadside.
Residents relying on public transportation can find a few bus stops near DAMAC Villas. Mudon Al Salam Town Centre bus stop is located at a 9-minute walk. Two other bus stops, Arabian Ranches 2 and Sustainable City Main Entrance are a little further away.
Metro stations near DAMAC Villas are located at a distance of 25 to 30 minutes via a car or a bus. Residents can use the nearby RTA bus to get to a metro station.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR DAMAC VILLAS
There are a few supermarkets near DAMAC Villas. Geant Express Supermarket Mudon can be reached in 11 minutes by foot. This supermarket is usually open till midnight and carries a wide range of grocery items. They also offer freshly prepared pork. Another supermarket, Carrefour, is a 7-minute drive away. This supermarket is located in the Ranches Souk area. Zoom is located within The Sustainable City and is 6 minutes away. This supermarket carries all types of food items and it also includes a dedicated bakery that serves freshly baked pastries, croissants and other sweet delights.
MOSQUES NEAR DAMAC VILLAS
There are a few Mosques near DAMAC Villas. One of the largest mosques located nearby is Arabian Ranches Mosque. It can be reached in 6 minutes. Another option, located right next door, is Al Madina Al Mustadama Mosque. Both mosques are large enough to accommodate a few hundred worshippers for Friday prayers.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR DAMAC VILLAS
There are several churches near DAMAC Villas. About ten of these churches are just 20 minutes away, in the community of Jebel Ali Village. Some of these churches include United Christian Church of Dubai, Gatekeepers Church, Christ Church Jebel Ali and Dubai Evangelical Church Centre.
Sikh residents can reach Darbar Sikh Gurdwara within 23 minutes.
The nearest Hindu temple is the Shiva Temple, which is 36 minutes away.
SCHOOLS NEAR DAMAC VILLAS
Nurseries near DAMAC Villas include:
- CreaKids Nursery in The Sustainable City
- Step By Step Nursery and Pre-School
- Blossom Mudon Nursery Dubai
Step by Step Nursery and Pre-School follows two key curricula; The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and The Reggio Emilia Approach. This, added with their language programme helps boost the personal, social and emotional development of children.
Schools near DAMAC Villas include:
- Ranches Primary School
- South View School
- Jebel Ali School
Ranches Primary School is 6 minutes away from the sub-community. This school follows the UK National Curriculum for primary education. South View School is 9 minutes away and it follows the British Curriculum. Jebel Ali School is 8 minutes away and is one of the few non-profit schools that has been rated ‘outstanding’ by Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA).
Residents wishing to pursue higher education will find that there are some excellent universities near DAMAC Villas. University of Balamand - Dubai is located at a 16-minute drive. This is Lebanon based university and it is also KHDA approved. American University of Dubai is 21 minutes away. This is a local university that is regionally accredited in the United States, which is the gold standard for university accreditation in North America.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR DAMAC VILLAS
Medical facilities near DAMAC Villas include:
- Aster Clinic Arabian Ranches
- Chiron Clinic
- Emirates Hospital Day Surgery & Medical Center
- Iranian Hospital Safa Polyclinic
Clinics near DAMAC Villas include Aster Clinic Arabian Ranches, which is just a 7-minute drive away. Aster Clinic offers a range of OPD medical services and provides specialised consulting for orthopedics, gynecology, ENT, neuropathy and dentistry. Chiron Clinic specialises in acupuncture and the ancient healing practices.
There are also several hospitals near DAMAC Villas for medical emergencies. Emirates Hospital Day Surgery & Medical Center is 10 minutes away. This hospital is open 24/7 and has specialised departments for radiology, anaesthesia, pathology and family medicine. Iranian Hospital Safa Polyclinic is 25 minutes away and has been awarded the Diamond Status by Accreditation Canada. Here residents can get specialised treatments for cardiology, dermatology, endocrinology and gastroenterology.
Nearby residential areas include:
- Dubai Motor City
- Dubai Lifestyle City
- Dubai Sports City
Dubai Motor City is directly to the north and it is a themed motor-sports based residential community with its own racetrack. To east is Dubai Lifestyle City, which is a Tuscan inspired gated community designed by Beverly Hills designer Tony Ashai. To the west, one will find Dubai Sports City, which is a sports themed suburb that is also home to the International Cricket Council (ICC).
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR DAMAC VILLAS
Some very popular malls near DAMAC Villas include:
- City Centre Me'aisem
- Cityland Mall
- The Ranches Souk
City Centre Me'aisem is one the larger malls near this community, which can be reached in 15 minutes. Cityland Mall is just nearing its completion and is 13 minutes away. It has over 350 retail outlets and over 6,000 parking spaces. One will also find over 75 restaurants and 12 cinemas in this mall. The Ranches Souk is just 7 minutes away via car. This mall has around 35 retail outlets that include pharmacies and fashion outlets.
Popular stores in City Centre Me'aisem include:
- Sun & Sand Sports
- Early Learning Centre
Sun & Sand Sports is a popular retail store that offers sports equipment. Borders is a popular bookstore found only in a few select malls. Early Learning Centre is a popular store that sells toys designed to enrich the minds of little kids.
RESTAURANTS NEAR DAMAC VILLAS
Some popular restaurants near DAMAC Villas include:
- Abatjour Bistro
Abatjour Bistro is just 6 minutes away. This eatery is known for serving traditional Mediterranian food such as penne pesto, penne shrimps broccoli, abatjour lasagna and green tagliatelle. Right next door is Carluccio's, which is a large Italian chain of fine dining eateries. One unique aspect of this restaurant is that they have a dedicated kids menu. Bateel Restaurant is also in the same district as the latter two and is located just 7 minutes away. This is an Arabian cafe that specialises in serving gluten-free food. It was also awarded the title of ‘Good Food Middle East’ by BBC.
Chupodromo Chelo Jaldin is a small bar located 2 minutes away. A much larger option, Kickers Sports Bar is 16 minutes away. Here residents can watch the latest game with friends while enjoying their favourite drinks.
Some restaurants in City Centre Me'aisem include:
- PAUL Cafe
Chillie’s is an American casual dining restaurant where residents will find a wide selection of classic American steaks and Mexican cuisines. Gazebo is an upscale restaurant that serves classic North Indian cuisines such as palak paneer, chicken makhni, biryani, pulao and several other traditional dishes. For Lebanese food lovers, there is Leila, which is known for their fusion of traditional cuisine with modern touches. Coffee lovers will love lounging at PAUL Cafe. It is a French cafe that has over 125 years of history. Residents can enjoy a unique and rich variety of coffee blends here.
BEACHES NEAR DAMAC VILLAS
There are two major beaches near DAMAC Villas. Jumeirah Beach is 27 minutes away. This white sand beach is well-maintained with dedicated lifeguards and security always ready to assist. The other option, JBR Beach is 28 minutes away. This is a considerably less crowded beach compared to the latter. Here, residents can take boat rides, or even get on a camel. There is also a 600 m running track and a dedicated beach volleyball court.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The closest landmarks near DAMAC Villas include:
- The Green Planet
- Dubai Marina Walk
The Green Planet is a 28-minute drive away. This is an artificial rain-forest where residents can see over 3,000 species of plants and animals. To reach Dubai Marina Walk, one would have to drive for almost 24 minutes. Here, residents can enjoy the 7 km long waterfront walkway. Along the way, there are several high-end cafes, retail outlets and eateries.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Some parks near DAMAC Villas include:
- Central Mudon Park
- Samara Villas Park
- Damac Hills Park
There are three parks near DAMAC Villas. Central Mudon Park is one of them. One can reach this park in 5 minutes via car. It has several walkways that are perfect for jogging or strolling. Samara Villas Park is 9 minutes away. It is a small community park most visited by residents of Samara Villas. DAMAC Hills Park is 8 minutes away. This is a large park with a lake and a tennis court. Residents are also allowed to walk their dogs here.
Gyms near DAMAC Villas include Fitness First Arabian Ranches, which can be reached in 9 minutes. This is a community gym for families. Another gym, located 11 minutes away, is Snap Fitness. What’s unique about this facility is that it is open 24/7.
Spas and Salons near DAMAC Villas include:
- The Loft Fifth Avenue - Mudon
- Show Style Beauty Salon
- The Haven Spa
There is a decent selection of spas and salons near DAMAC Villas. The Loft Fifth Avenue - Mudon is just 4 minutes away. What’s unique about this salon is that it is one of the few salons that has been awarded the Orchid Beauty Award. Show Style Beauty Salon is slightly further away at a 7-minute drive. Their services include hair, nails and body treatments administered by professionals. The Haven Spa is 9 minutes away. Ladies can enjoy services such as hair styling, makeup, and skin treatments.
Community members are encouraged to take part in events organized by the greater district of DAMAC Hills.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Pet lovers within the greater DAMAC Hills community have created a Facebook page that goes by ‘DAMAC Hills Pet Watch.’ Here, residents can report lost and found pets. Or talk about pets that are up for adoption.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
This is a family-focused community. It is one of a kind residential housing projects for those who want to live like movie stars. It is close to major business centres and malls. The only downside of living in this sub-community is that there aren't any metro. However, the bus stops located nearby can take residents wherever they may need to go.