Layan is a neighbouring community of the Sustainable City. It lies to the south of Al Waha community. The sub-community includes Mediterranean-styled residential properties with spacious villas to rent, at the centre of Dubailand. The locality offers easy access to Emirates Road E611 and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road E311.
The developer, Noor al-Fajr Real Estate provides a Mediterranean-inspired residential community. The locality has a kid’s playground, basketball courts and a community swimming pool among the leisure facilities. It is situated in mature grounds with a community centre, restaurant, supermarket, beauty salons, a large swimming pool and a totally equipped gym.
IN A NUTSHELL
- The residential community lies at the heart of Dubailand
- Featuring 2 to 3-bed apartments and 2 to 4-bed villas
- A quiet and peaceful residential area
- It is adjacent to the Sustainable City
- Dubai Lifestyle City lies to the north of Layan
Layan is a community located on the intersection of Al Qudra Road and Emirates Road (E611). It is a gated villa community, hence, security is the highest priority.
Some of the key points of the villa community are:
- Communal swimming pool
- Offers a perfect blend of luxury with great facilities
The community has properties (roughly 13 apartments and 35 villas for rent) with outstanding amenities. It features an array of modern 2 and 3-bedroom apartments and luxurious 2, 3 and 4-bedroom villas for rent.
PROPERTIES IN LAYAN
Properties in the community vary from 2, 3 and 4-bedroom apartments for rent ranging from 1300 sq. ft. to 1600 sq. ft. in size.
Following are the key characteristics of properties:
- The price of renting 2-bedroom apartment starts from AED 90k
- The price to rent a 3-bedroom apartment starts from AED 112k to AED 117k annually
- The price range of renting a 2-bedroom villa is AED 85k yearly to AED 100k yearly
- The price to rent a 3-bedroom villa starts from AED 136k yearly and goes up to 160k
The starting price of renting a 4-bedroom villa in Layan is AED 136k yearly. The properties are creatively constructed to offer a comfortable home to residents. They have lavish interiors, finest fittings and open spaces. They also have a central air-conditioning system and come with a terrace or balconies.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN LAYAN
As for public transportation near Layan, the nearest bus station is that of The Sustainable City. From this bus station, F32 and J02 buses can be used to travel to various hot spots of Dubai such as the Mall of Emirates. Those who do not own vehicles can visit the nearest metro stations. These include Nakheel Harbour & Tower, Dubai Internet City Metro Station 2 and DMCC Metro Station 1. These can be accessed in a 30-minutes drive. One can access the community by Emirates Road and AL Qudra Road.
Whether an apartment or a villa, every property comes with parking space in Layan. There are allocated parking levels in apartments where residents can park their cars. Villas have covered parking spaces where two vehicles can easily be parked.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR LAYAN
For grocery shopping, residents can head towards the nearest supermarket in Layan, which is Choithrams Layan Community. It is a one-minute drive away from the locality and one can find fresh fruits, vegetables, chicken, meat and fish. Other supermarkets near Layan that can also be visited are Geant Express Supermarket Mudon,11-minutes away; Carrefour Market, seven-minutes drive from Layan and ZOOM, six-minutes drive away.
MOSQUES NEAR LAYAN
There are two mosques located near the locality and both of them are found in the Sustainable City. These include Al Madinah Al Mustadama Masjid which is a four-minutes drive away and Mosque Sustainable City. Arabian Ranches Masjeed is another mosque near Layan that is accessible after a six-minutes drive by car.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR LAYAN
Midchem church is the church near Layan, located at a distance of 17-minutes. It can be accessed via Emirates Rd (E611). City Hill Global Church Dubai can be reached via Emirates Rd and Al Ain Rd (E66). Emirates Baptist Church is another church that residents can access after a 20-minutes drive from Layan.
One of the temples near Layan is India Harnath Ke Jama Masjid, 23-minutes drive away. The temple can be accessed via Umm Suqeim St/D63.
SCHOOLS NEAR LAYAN
There are a number of educational options that residents can send their children to in and near the community.
The nursery schools near Layan are:
- Step By Step Nursery
- CreaKids Nursery
The schools near Layan include:
- Nibras International School
- Credence High School
- Fairgreen International School
Nibras International School can be accessed by car directly from Layn, taking about 15 minutes. Credence High School can be reached by car in 20 minutes. Fairgreen International School empowers students to play a key role in developing a sustainable future for the world and is accessible in three minutes by car.
The options for higher education institutes include The British University in Dubai - BUiD and the University of Dubai. Both of the universities can be accessed in a 20-minutes drive by car. Other options include Dubai Men's College, Kent College Dubai and Dubai English Speaking College.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR LAYAN
The nearest medical facilities are:
- The Chiron Clinic
- Aster Clinic
- Mediclinic Arabian Ranches
Clinics near Layan include the Chiron Clinic, Aster Clinic and Mediclinic. The Chiron Clinic treats root causes of disease, to aid patients to maintain and achieve long term well-being and health. It is a five-minutes drive away from the locality. Aster Clinic brings quality, affordable healthcare to people residing in Arabian Ranches. It is also five minutes away. Mediclinic Arabian Ranches, located at a distance of 15-minutes, provides a range of primary, secondary and tertiary medical services.
The nearest hospital to Layan is Coopers Health Clinic Motorcity that offers dentistry, pediatric, obstetrics, dermatology, aesthetic, lactation consultation services in Dubai. It can be reached in 15-minutes. Other hospitals near Layan include Al Garhoud Private Hospital Clinic, Mediclinic Parkview Hospital and Mediclinic Meadows.
Since Layan is located on the south-east side of Arabian Ranches 2, the residential communities that are also considered nearby areas include:
- Al Waha
- Arabian Ranches 2
- The Sustainable City
Al Waha is a community featuring Mediterranean-styled exclusive villas that are designed with terracotta roofs and residents enjoy endless roads of towering palm trees.
Arabian Ranches 2 is a project by Emaar, also known as phase 2 of Arabian Ranches. It is composed of townhouses and villas and is close to leading leisure spots of Dubailand.
The Sustainable City is a self-sustaining and friendly community featuring luxurious and spacious townhouses and villas.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR LAYAN
The malls near Layan include:
- Arabian Ranches-2, The Leisure Centre
- The Ranches Souk
The Leisure Centre features tennis courts, modern gymnasium, a swimming pool, along with nursery and restaurants. The Ranches Souk houses around 35 top brands ranging from supermarket, restaurants, service stores to cafés, amusement centres and fashion outlets. It has everything a community could ask for. It provides a perfect blend of lifestyle offerings and convenience stores.
Other malls include The Dubai Mall and the Mall of the Emirates. The Dubai Mall is the largest shopping malls in the world and can be reached in 30-minutes by car. It is a shopping, leisure and entertainment destination, located next to the tallest building of the world, Burj Khalifa. Mall of the Emirates is a 23-minutes drive away. One can enjoy the widest selection of cinema, indoor skiing, dining and shopping experiences at the Mall of the Emirates.
RESTAURANTS NEAR LAYAN
Some of the dining options for residents at the community are:
- Khbz & Zaad
- Bagels and More
- Maria Bonita Taco Shop & Grill SC
- TukTuk Thai Cuisine Restaurant
Khbz & Zaad is a restaurant near Layan that serves a range of dishes including Zaatar Pie, Lahm Bi Ajin and Foul and Pizza, delivering across Arabian Ranches, Dubai Motor City and Dubai Sports City. The Bagels and More Restaurant offer signature sandwiches, delicious soups, fresh salad wraps, teas, gourmet coffees, refreshing drinks, fresh fruit salads, muffins, cookies and scrumptious cakes.
Some of the options for nightlife near Layan are Kickers Sports Bar, Buddha Bar, Tribeca Dubai, Belgian Beer Café and Sensation Club. The nightclubs are accessible by car, taking approximately 15 to 30 minutes.
BEACHES NEAR LAYAN
Coastal destinations are nearly 30 kilometres away from Layan, which means that it will take 30-40 minutes from the community to reach there. Some of the famous beaches near Layan include Jumeirah Beach, JBR Beach and Sunset Beach. Jumeirah Beach is one of the best places for scuba diving in Dubai and it is 28-minutes drive from the community.
Residents and expats can engage in a number of sports activities at some of the best beaches in Dubai such as Jumeirah Public Beach. It offers a variety of water sports including jet-skiing and paddle boarding. It is accessible after a half-an-hour drive from the locality.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Few of the leisure activities near Layan are:
- Safa Park, Sheikh Zayed Rd, 24-minutes away
- Desert Safari with a quad bike, 26-minutes drive
- Wild Wadi Waterpark, half-an-hour drive away
Safa Park is an urban park just off Sheikh Zayed Road. People can enjoy views of lakes, lush green lawns and a number of sports areas, entailing enough space for football and tennis.
Desert Safari with the quad bike is a thrilling tour that will create an unforgettable experience for you. It is an attraction that one can’t afford to miss. It also includes other fun-filled exciting activities such as henna painting, BBQ dinner, camel riding and sand boarding. Wild Wadi Waterpark is a themed water park that is located adjacent to the Jumeirah Beach Hotel.
Some of the landmarks near Layan are Dubai Creek and Dubai Festival City. Dubai Creek, nearly 26-minutes drive away. The Dubai Creek Marina and its neighbouring areas are some of the little treasures of Dubai.
Dubai Festival City is an important entertainment, business and residential area. There are sufficient shopping opportunities at this landmark with over 400 retail stores for you to discover.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Some of the outdoor activities in Layan are:
- Community Playground
- Community Pool
The Community Playground is a fun place for children of the locality. The residents of the locality can enjoy the wide community pool. Residents can have a relaxing and good time at the pool.
More options for fitness activities near Layan encompass Fitness First Mudon, Fitness First Arabian Ranches and Rosa Community Center. Fitness First Mudon salon is accessible directly by car from Layan, taking about 12 minutes. Fitness First Arabian Ranches is 9-minutes away and Rosa Community Center is a 10-minutes drive from the community.
Some of the beauty salons near Layan are:
- The Haven Spa
- Show Style Beauty Salon
- NStyle Beauty Lounge
- Belle Femme Arabian Ranches
- The Loft Fifth Avenue Mudon
The Haven Spa offers beauty and wellness treatment in the community setting. Show Style Beauty Salon and NStyle Beauty Lounge are seven minutes away. While Belle Femme Arabian Ranches and The Loft Fifth Avenue Mudon are 10 to 15 minutes away.
The community events held in the community include MotorCity Spring Flower Hunt Festival which is a monthly family market. The other one is Family Fun Fitness Day. It is an event filled with fitness activities, games and performances and fittest competitions.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents who do not want to miss an event need to join their social community group on Facebook named ‘Layan community’. This page will inform residents about previous, as well as upcoming events.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Layan is a well-maintained and peaceful living community but it has a limited number of restaurants, leisure activities, outdoor activities, and retail outlets. However, these drawbacks are beneficial for those who prefer living away from the hustle and bustle of the main city.
- Arabian Ranches, 18-minutes drive away
- Arabian Ranches 2, nine-minutes away
- Dubai International Airport, 30-minutes away
- The Sustainable City, six-minutes away
- Step By Step Nursery is two-minutes away