ABOUT JADDAF WATERFRONT
Also known as Dubai Culture Village, Jaddaf Waterfront is a luxurious mixed-use community situated along the banks of Dubai Creek. Spanning over 3.7 million square metres, it will feature the Palazzo Versace Dubai hotel, a waterfront development, residential towers, a harbour and exhibition centres when completed.
Located between Sheikh Zayed Road and Al Khail Road, the community is in proximity to educational institutes, supermarkets, shopping malls, 5-star hotels, hospitals and leisure destinations. Residents can use boats to reach the bustling souks and lush, green parks.
Jaddaf Waterfront has 62 berths for yachts measuring up to 30 metres. It also offers general services such as dock cart facility, buggy service, regular navigation warning updates, sailing permit arrangements and exterior wash down for boats measuring up to 10 metres.
Al Jaddaf Waterfront is home to two residential communities: Manazel Al Khor and Dubai Wharf. Both communities offer a variety of thoughtfully designed studio units as well as 1, 2, and 3-bedroom apartments.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A spectacular waterfront location
- A multi-purpose community
- Part of Al Jaddaf
- Features two residential communities: Dubai Wharf and Manazel Al Khor
- Included in freehold areas in Dubai
- A prime location for families and investors
- Home to the Jaddaf Waterfront Sculpture Park and the Green Wall
- Home to the Palazzo Versace Hotel
- Al Jaddaf Metro Station is at a short walking distance
Jaddaf Waterfront involves modern planning to cater to different interests. Its three zones – residential, commercial and retail merge to form a harmonious ecosystem. Whether you prefer a fast-paced lifestyle or a calmer routine, Jaddaf Waterfront would suit your liking.
Some major highlights of the community are:
- Act as a bridge between old and new Dubai
- Home to various leisure attractions
- A leading destination for culture and sports activities
Al Jaddaf Waterfront has some of the most sought-after waterfront properties in Dubai. It provides a harbour where you can relax and work at your own pace. It is one of the best residential areas for nature lovers in Dubai. Residents have access to parks, fitness centres, well-equipped gymnasiums, swimming pools and waterfront walkways.
Al Jaddaf Waterfront neighbourhood is also home to Jameel Arts Centre featuring galleries, libraries, outdoor spaces and a variety of restaurants.
PROPERTIES IN AL JADDAF WATERFRONT
Properties in Jaddaf Waterfront are available in the residential communities of Manazel Al Khor and Dubai Wharf.
Manazel Al Khor is a luxurious residential community offering 98 residential units ranging from 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedroom apartments that reflect the traditional Arabic architecture. The sand-coloured residences with elegantly styled interiors offer unrivalled views of the Dubai Creek. Residents have access to a state-of-the-art gym, fitness centre, swimming pool, kid’s play area as well as educational & healthcare institutions, retail spaces and restaurants.
Dubai Wharf is a mixed-use development that offers waterfront living at its finest. The community located in the Souq area of Cultural Village consists of four towers. These buildings house studios, 1, 2 & 3-bedroom apartments with modern architecture and contemporary interiors. Tower 1 and 3 have 128 apartments, while Tower 2 offers 254 apartments. The luxury residences are supported by a wealth of sports facilities, leisure & family areas, retail, dining and entertainment facilities.
Some of the popular Jaddaf Waterfront apartments include Nilofar Tower, IRIS Amber SOL, The Pearl – Al Shafar building, Makeen Residence, Riah Towers, Platinum Residence-Jadaf Waterfront and Dilan Tower.
Hotels in Al Jaddaf Waterfront
For travellers, there are some popular hotels in Jaddaf Waterfront. These include:
- Palazzo Versace Dubai
- SUHA Hotel Apartments
- IntercityHotel Dubai Jaddaf Waterfront
Palazzo Versace Dubai is situated in the heart of Jaddaf Waterfront. The hotel is a Neoclassical masterpiece with hints of Arabian architecture. It has 215 rooms and suites and 169 residences furnished with the Versace Home Collection. There are 3 outdoor pools in the hotel, surrounded by palm trees and flowers. The 8 restaurants and bars are designed to have an alfresco terrace. The landscaped gardens offer unobstructed views of Dubai Creek and skyline. It is an ideal venue for social events and weddings in Dubai. The hotel is just 8 minutes away from Burj Khalifa and Downtown Dubai.
SUHA Hotel Apartments in Dubai is a short walk from Jumeirah Beach. It offers a range of 1 to 4-bedroom units and is ideal for families. These are spacious units featuring comfortable living and dining areas, fully-equipped kitchens, king-size beds, free Wi-Fi and cable TV, among other amenities and services.
The first IntercityHotel in the UAE opened at Dubai Jaddaf Waterfront. The hotel has two buildings featuring 201 contemporary rooms, 2 rooftop swimming pools with AquaLounge, a children’s pool and outdoor seating. There is a restaurant with contemporary cuisine and buffet breakfast. Guest rooms are equipped with a 40-inch Smart TV, a desk, a mini-refrigerator as well as air conditioning, coffee and tea making facilities. Iron/ ironing board is available upon request.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN JADDAF WATERFRONT
Residents can find secure underground car parking spaces in Jaddaf Waterfront. Street parking nearby can be used by visitors and guests.
Public Transportation in Jaddaf Waterfront
For public transportation in Jaddaf Waterfront Dubai, one has to rely on the buses operating in the area. The nearest bus stops include Al Jaddaf Metro Station A1, Al Jaddaf Metro Station A2, Garhoud, Dubai Municipality Nursery 1, Garhoud, Dubai Municipality Nursery 2, Jaddaf, DM Officers Recreation Club 1, Jaddaf, DM Officers Recreation Club 2, Jaddaf 1 bus stop and Jaddaf 2 bus stop. These stops are a 6 to 8-minute drive away.
Those willing to travel by metro can find the Al Jadaf Metro Station at a walking distance.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN JADDAF WATERFRONT
Many supermarkets in Jaddaf Waterfront stock grocery items. These include W MART Supermarket, Real Mini Mart, W Mart Fresh, Yahya Mini Mart & Café L.L.C., Spring Green Supermarket and Shaklan Supermarket.
MOSQUES IN JADDAF WATERFRONT
Sheikha Athija Bint Saqer Al Nahyan Mosque in Jaddaf Waterfront is located within walking distance. Other mosques nearby are Al Jaddaf Mosque and Al Majeed Mosque at an 8 to 9-minute drive away.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR JADDAF WATERFRONT
Residents belonging to other faiths can find churches near Jaddaf Waterfront such as City Hill Global Church Dubai and City Hill Church at a 7 to 10-minute driving distance.
Temples near Jaddaf Waterfront such as Shiva Temple and Ohm Malayilkada Munammughathu Kavu are at a 10 to 11-minute driving distance.
SCHOOLS IN JADDAF WATERFRONT
The community has several nurseries and schools. Dazzle Kids Nursery in Al Jaddaf is the nearest option, located at an 8-minute drive away. This nursery school follows the MOE approved British – EYFS Curriculum. The nursery also has spacious classrooms, indoor play areas and offers sports-based extracurricular activities and transport facilities.
Schools near Jaddaf Waterfront are located at an 11 to 12-minute driving distance. These include:
- Swiss International Scientific School
- New Indian Model School Al Garhoud
- Mazen School
- Al Mawakeb Al Garhoud
Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai features Early Years, Primary School, Secondary School and Boarding School. The school has more than 1,200 students with a teacher-student ratio of 1:9. Since it is a multi-cultural educational facility, students and staff belong to more than 70 nationalities. It is located in the Al Jaddaf community.
New Indian Model School was inaugurated in 1980 by the Deputy Minister of Education, H. R Rashid Abdullah Thaha. It is a part of the NIMS group that operates four other schools including Model School (Abu Dhabi), NIMS (Al Ain), NIMS (Sharjah) and Central School (Dubai). The school is rated as “Acceptable” by KHDA and offers affordable education to Indian expats. NIMS is located in Al Garhoud and follows both CBSE/Kerala State Curriculum.
Mazen School and Grammar School are also located in Garhoud community.
Inaugurated in 1979, Al Mawakeb School, Al Garhoud is managed by Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI). The school has over 2,550 students including 112 students of determination. The school has a teacher to student ratio of 1:15 and employs around 168 teachers and 15 teaching assistants. It offers an American curriculum for children enrolled in Kindergarten to Grade 12. The school has been rated ‘Good’ by KHDA for the past five years. It has been categorised as one of the top American Schools in Dubai.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR JADDAF WATERFRONT
Those looking for medical services can head towards Dubai Healthcare City to find a cluster of clinics, hospitals and medical centres.
Clinics and Hospitals near Jaddaf Waterfront include:
- Mayo Clinic
- Imperial Healthcare Institute
- Al Jalila Children’s Speciality Hospital
- Dubai Dental Hospital
Mayo Clinic is located in Building No. 27, 26th Street at an 11-minute drive by car. Imperial Healthcare Institute is located in the heart of Dubai Healthcare City. This healthcare facility features 11 consultation rooms, 3 patient waiting areas, 11 Consultation Rooms, Ophthalmic Investigations Room, 2 operating theatres, Dermatology Treatment Rooms, Dedicated Laser Suite, Dedicated Recovery Suite, daycare facilities, medical room, staff room, scrub/prep room, VIP Lounge and free Wi-Fi.
Al Jalila Children’s Speciality Hospital and Dubai Dental Hospital are the popular hospitals in Dubai Healthcare City. Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital was established in 2016. The hospital features 200 beds along with a dedicated study area.
Dubai Dental Hospital offers state-of-the-art dental care services such as Orthodontic, Endodontic, Prosthodontics, Oral Surgery and Dental Implants.
Jaddaf Waterfront Dubai is a part of Al Jaddaf located in Bur Dubai. It is surrounded by Dubai Creek on one side and residential area of Al Jaddaf on the other.
Nearby areas include:
- Dubai Festival City
- Dubai Healthcare City
- Umm Al Hurair 2
- Al Garhoud
Other residential communities such as Umm Ramool, Oud Metha and Za’abeel are located at a 13 to 14-minute drive away.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN JADDAF WATERFRONT
Some notable malls near Jaddaf Waterfront are:
- WAFI Mall
- Dubai Festival City Mall
WAFI Mall is an Egyptian-themed shopping centre located on Oud Metha Road. It features more than 250 shops including brands like Burberry, Matalan, Chopard, The One, Marks & Spencer and Roberto Cavalli. The mall is also home to the traditional Khan Murjan Souk that features intricate Arabian handicrafts, carpets and garments. Other facilities at the mall include ATMs, pharmacies, baby changing areas, currency exchange and a bank. Apart from shopping, the mall also features 30 restaurants including fine dining restaurants, fast food eateries and cafes. This mall is an 11-minute drive away from the neighbourhood.
Dubai Festival City Mall is one of the premier shopping destination located on Crescent Road. It is home to over 400 stores, 90 restaurants & cafes, a beautiful IKEA outlet, a large Carrefour supermarket and an 18-screen Novo Cinemas. Some popular shops in Dubai Festival City Mall include fashion brands, footwear & accessories shops, health and beauty brand shops, home furnishing brands and toys & sports brands. It is one of the top malls in Dubai, located in the Festival city neighbourhood at a 12-minute drive away.
RESTAURANTS IN JADDAF WATERFRONT
Residents can enjoy a variety of restaurants in Jaddaf Waterfront. Popular choices are:
- Mazaraa Kitchen Restaurant & Café
- UNIQUE Catamaran
- Zabeel Floating Restaurant
- Address Events
These Jaddaf Waterfront restaurants are located at a short distance and are easily accessible to residents.
One can also visit restaurants in Palazzo Versace Dubai that offer a variety of cuisines. These include:
- Giardino Dubai
Bars & lounges near Jaddaf Waterfront include Gazebo, La Piscina, La Vita Dubai and Mosaico.
BEACHES NEAR JADDAF WATERFRONT
Beaches near Jaddaf Waterfront are a 20 to 24-minute drive away. Jumeirah Public Beach is a perfect retreat for those looking to soak up the sun. There are plenty of things to do in Jumeirah Beach.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Some leisure places and notable landmarks near the area include:
- Jameel Arts Centre Dubai
- Dubai Dolphinarium – Dolphin & Seal Show
- Children’s City
Jameel Arts Centre Dubai is an art museum that opened in November 2018. It is a part of the Community Jameel project. It has multiple galleries that host solo exhibitions, projects, curated commissions from international and national collaborations. It also features an open-access research library. Other features of this art centre are a writer’s studio, a rooftop terrace, a member’s lounge, a restaurant and a shop. It is located at a 7-minute driving distance from the neighbourhood.
Dubai Dolphinarium is an indoor venue featuring dolphins & seals shows, interactive experiences and an Asian restaurant. It is also home to over 20 exotic bird species and seals. It is situated inside the Dubai Creek Park. At the same location, you can find another family-friendly leisure place, Children’s City Dubai. It is home to numerous galleries featuring replicas of old and contemporary artefacts.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Parks near Jaddaf Waterfront promote an active outdoor lifestyle among residents. These include:
- Jaddaf Waterfront Sculpture Park
- Dubai Police Club Stadium
- Al Wasl Sports Club
- Marsa Al Khor Park
Jaddaf Waterfront Sculpture Park is 6 minutes away. The Jaddaf Waterfront park is the first open-air art park in the UAE.
Dubai Police Club Stadium is 8 minutes away. Al Wasl Sports Club, also known as Zabeel Stadium, is one of the top iconic sports stadiums in Dubai. It is one of the popular venues for football matches in the UAE. It is located in Zabeel district at a 9-minute drive away. Marsa Al Khor Park in Dubai Festival City is accessible at an 8-minute drive away.
Gyms near Al Jaddaf Waterfront are Al Jadaf ENI, Holiday Inn DFC Gym and Five Stars Gym.
There are several spas and salons in Jaddaf Waterfront such as:
- Gemini Beauty Lounge
- Diplomat Gents Salon
- Sass Beauty Lounge
These salons are a short drive away from the community.
The neighbouring community of Al Garhoud has a community centre that organises events throughout the year. Residents can access it at a 10-minute drive away.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents can join the Jaddaf Waterfront Marina page on Facebook for updates regarding community events.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Jaddaf Waterfront Dubai offers many friendly amenities including schools, shopping malls, supermarkets and hospitals. Those willing to move to this neighbourhood can access the residential communities nearby. Heavy traffic can be a bit problematic at times for people living here.
FAQs about Jaddaf Waterfront
Where is Al Jaddaf Waterfront located?
Dubai Jaddaf Waterfront is a part of the Al Jaddaf community in Bur Dubai.
Where can I stay in Al Jaddaf Waterfront?
Guests can stay at Palazzo Versace Dubai, a 5-star hotel in the neighbourhood.