Pacifica is one of many clusters within Akoya Oxygen. The area can be described as a peaceful and tranquil community surrounded by lush greenery. The neighbourhood is classified as a ‘green residential area’ making it an area that is true to its theme. Pacifica community was developed from the ground-up by Damac Property Group. Thus, residents will enjoy the highest standard of living with nearly every amenity a short drive away.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Just off Umm Suqeim freeway (D63)
- Home to Trump World Golf Club
- Pacifica has its own clubhouse
- Consists of 3-4 bed townhouses
Popular points of interest are:
- A series of man-made lakes, offering an enjoyable backdrop
- A skydome in the area that offers breathtaking views
- The area will be home to a variety of entertainment venues
Pacifica is an ideal community for nature lovers. With its very own tropical forest in the planning, it is expected to be home to several plant and bird species.
PROPERTIES IN PACIFICA
Properties in Pacifica include townhouses for sale which come with 3 and 4 bedrooms. The accommodating area will vary between, 1,800 sq. ft. to 2,400 sq. ft.
- 3-bed townhouses in Pacifica can sell between the prices of AED 1.4M to AED 1.5M
- 4-bedroom townhouses can be purchased for an average price of AED 1.69M
The community is close to several amenities. Residents can easily access the ATM nearby and depend on efficient rubbish disposal. Moreover, there’s staff dedicated to help with infrastructure maintenance and repair. Some units may come fully-furnished and central heating and cooling is standard in all townhouses.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN PACIFICA
Residents will never have to go out of their way to find parking spaces in Pacifica. Each residential unit will come with a dedicated parking space for at least one vehicle.
For commuters with their own vehicle, Pacifica is well-linked with major road networks. To the south, there is Jebel Ali — Lehbab Road which connects with Dubai Al Ain Road heading north and southbound.
Public transportation near Pacifica includes bus stops such as Al Ain Road, Ahazij Underpass and Rawdah Poultry Farm, both at a distance of 18-minutes via car. Other nearby bus stops include The Sustainable City, Main Entrance at a distance of 19-minutes and Arabian Ranches 2, Main Entrance which is 18-minutes away. Metro stations near Pacifica that are reachable in 35-minutes or less include First Abu Dhabi Bank, Mall of the Emirates and Sharaf DG.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR PACIFICA
Supermarkets near Pacifica include New Mart Supermarket which is 18-minutes away. This is a small supermarket that carries basic grocery items. Residents looking for a varied selection of foodstuffs and FMCG can visit West Zone Fresh Supermarket which is 26-minutes away. At a distance of 27-minutes, there is also a Carrefour Market — Emirates Towers.
MOSQUES NEAR PACIFICA
There are a few mosques near Pacifica, the nearest one is Remraam Mosque at a 25-minute drive. Slightly further away at a 26-minute drive are Al Waha Masjid and Sharbatly Mosque. All three mosques can accommodate several hundred worshippers in their individual capacities.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR PACIFICA
When it comes to churches near Pacifica, for the Baptist community, there is a church just 35-minutes away which is called the Emirates Baptist Church. Also, 35-minutes away is Fellowship: A Christian Church in Dubai. For those belonging to the Seventh-day Adventist sect, there is Seventh Day Adventist Church, at a 38-minute drive away, in Dubai South.
Sikh temples near Pacifica include Gurdwara Sahib Dip 2 which 28-minutes away. Another, larger Gurdwara is located 40-minute away which is the Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Gurdwara. For Hindus, nearly all temples are located in Bur Dubai at a distance 45-minutes away. Some of these places of worship include Shiva Temple, Shree Krishna Haveli and Shrinath Ji Temple.
SCHOOLS NEAR PACIFICA
Nearby nursery options include:
- Step By Step Nursery
- Kids Zone
- Blossom Mudon Nursery Dubai
Nearby primary and secondary schools include:
- Delhi Private School
- Fairgreen International School
- Jebel Ali School
When it comes to schools near Pacifica, this building is still under construction, the area doesn't have any schools within the immediate vicinity. However, most schools are located at a distance of 30-minutes or less. The closest one is Delhi Private School that just 12-minutes away. At 24-minutes, there is Fairgreen International School which offers education following a British National Curriculum. Other nearby schools include Jebel Ali School which is 29-minutes away.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR PACIFICA
Nearby Medical Facilities include:
- Anaya Clinic
- Mediclinic Parkview
- Emirates Hospital
Clinics near Pacifica include Anaya Clinic which is 19 minutes away. Anaya is a privately run community clinic that offers consultations in general medicine.
Hospitals near Pacifica include Mediclinic Parkview which will require a drive time of 27-minutes to reach. A more well-known hospital nearby is the Emirates Hospital, located 39 minutes away which falls under the district of Business Bay.
There are around two pharmacies that are reachable in 20 minutes or less. Life Pharmacy is the nearest option situated 17 minutes away. Just slightly further away from the former, there is Bab Al Lisaili Pharmacy located 18 minutes away. Whether one requires a prescription drug or needs medicine from over the counter, both pharmacies stock the necessary drugs.
Nearby residential areas include:
- Dubai Motor City
- Dubai Investment Parks
- Dubai Academic City
Dubai Motor City is a distinctive community with an automotive theme. The area has a racetrack where various motorsports events take place and is located to the north of Pacifica. Located northeast of Pacifica, there is Dubai Academic city, home to several universities and institutes of higher education. The commercial district of Dubai Investment Parks is located at the northwest of Pacifica.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR PACIFICA
Nearby malls include:
- Dubai Outlet Mall
- City Land Mall
- City Centre Me'aisem
Malls near Pacifica include Dubai Outlet Mall which is 26 minutes away. It is a complete shopping, dining and entertainment centre which is quite popular with kids, as it is home to Chuck E Cheese's — an American chain that is a hub for arcade games and flavourful pizzas. Another popular mall is City Centre Me'aisem, 32-minutes away. Cityland Mall is a 27-minute drive away, it is still under construction but there is a Carrefour hypermarket open in the mall.
Popular stores inside Dubai Outlet Mall include:
- Adidas Factory Outlet
- Automobili Lamborghini outlet
- Crocs Outlet
Adidas Factory outlet is the go-to store for sports fans, as they carry accessories, footwear and apparel for every type of sport, be it basketball, football or cricket. For Lamborghini fans, the Automobili Lamborghini outlet is where they need to be as it houses all things related to the Lamborghini brand. For those who want the perfect balance between style and comfort from their footwear, there is the Crocs Outlet that specializes in selling ultra-comfortable footwear.
RESTAURANTS NEAR PACIFICA
Restaurants inside Dubai Outlet Mall include:
- Skyler’s Gourmet Bistro
- Chuck E. Cheese's
- Dolma House Restaurant
Skyler’s Gourmet Bistro is home to contemporary American cuisine and exotic fusion dishes. Those looking for an authentic dining experience with Russian and Turkish cuisines can visit Dolma House Restaurant.
Restaurants near Pacifica include:
- Al Taawon Restaurant
- Golden Tasty Restaurant
- Maw & Icelab
At 17-minutes away lies a casual diner called Al Taawon Restaurant. Here, one will find various selection of fast food items and traditional South Asian dishes. Slightly further away at an 18-minute drive is Golden Tasty Restaurant which specializes in serving contemporary food dishes such as char-grilled burgers, grilled meats, traditional Arabian wraps such as shawarma and several types of fast food. Also 18-minutes away is Maw & Icelab restaurant where one will find fast food menu items along with a wide range of dessert items.
BEACHES NEAR PACIFICA
Beaches near Pacifica include Al Sofouh beach, located 37-minutes away by drive. As compared to other beaches, Al Sofouh is not overcrowded and will serve as an ideal getaway from other congested beaches. Slightly further away at a distance of 41-minutes, there is Kite Beach which is a popular destination for water sports activities.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Nearby landmarks include:
- Trump International Golf Course
- Dubai Miracle Garden
- Dubai International Stadium
Located just 25-minutes away are Trump International Golf Course and Dubai Miracle Garden. The golf course has a clubhouse that includes exclusive amenities such as a fitness centre. Whereas Dubai Miracle Garden is a large flower garden with life-size structures decorated with flowers. One of its most popular structures is the Emirates Jetliner, made entirely out of flowers.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents can stay fit at:
- Gatton Park
- Alvorada Park
- Mirador Park
One of the closest parks near Pacifica is Alvorada Park, a 23-minute drive away. This park has pathways for walking, cycling and jogging, there is also a tennis court which is ideal for tennis lovers. To reach Gatton park, one can expect to drive for 26-minutes. Gatton is lined with trees and is ideal for family get-togethers or small picnics on a good day. Finally, Mirador Park is 28-minutes away and is perfect for families with small kids as it has several options for outdoor play.
Nearby salons and spas include:
- Nstyle Beauty Lounge
- Black Stallion Men’s Salon
- The Grove Salons
At 19 minutes away, residents can get beauty treatments at Nstyle Beauty Lounge. This salon offers hair care services, manicures, pedicures or facials and is popular for its professionalism. Black Stallion Mens Salon offers typical salon services such as hair and beard trimming and is located 27-minutes away. The Grove Salons is an upscale salon that offers a variety of beauty treatments, they specialize in trendy Hollywood and Bollywood hairstyles for women. The salon also offers beauty treatments for men. Residents can reach this salon in just 4-minutes.
Residents can visit The Al Marmoom Heritage Village in 23-minutes, which is where most events take place. The festivals that take place here are often themed around celebrating Khaleeji culture and heritage and give an insight into the history of the Emirates.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Currently, there are no community-specific social media groups. However, once the area becomes populated, there will be a dedicated social media group where residents can network, exchange ideas and concerns.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Akoya Oxygen is still under development and many planned entertainment and shopping centres are under construction, thus residents will have to drive outside Pacifica to procure goods and services. As the community matures more amenities and facilities are expected to be available in Pacifica.