Samara is a sub-community of Arabian Ranches 2. As per Bayut’s H2 Market Report for Dubai 2018, Arabian Ranches 2 is the 9th most popular community for buying villas in Dubai. Just like every other sub-community of Arabian Ranches 2, Samara is famous for its serene and beautiful environment as well as luxury villas.
The villas in the community include 3-bedroom, 4-bedroom and 5-bedroom units with private plots for outdoor decks and gardens.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Villa sub-community of Arabian Ranches 2.
- 10 minutes away from Sheikh Zayed Road and 8 minutes from Emirates Road.
- Spanish style villas.
- The community has amenities like swimming pool, children’s park and barbecue stations.
- Plenty of schools, restaurants, supermarkets, hotels, malls, clinics, hospitals and parks nearby.
- The community has 3-bedroom, 4-bedroom and 5-bedroom villas.
Samara is known for Spanish style villas with low-pitched terracotta tiled roofs. Amenities in Samara include:
- Swimming Pool
- Children’s Park
- Barbecue Stations
The community has all the amenities nearby including schools, restaurants, supermarkets, hotels, malls, clinics, hospitals and parks.
PROPERTIES IN SAMARA
Samara has plenty of residential units available which can be categorized as 3-bedroom, 4-bedroom and 5-bedroom villas.
- 3-bedroom villas for rent in Samara have rental prices ranging from AED 150k to AED 165k.
- Rental prices for 4-bedroom villas range from AED 150k to AED 180k.
- 5-bedroom villas can be rented for AED 180k to AED 200k.
All three categories are also available for sale with prices starting from AED 2.5M
- 3-bedroom villas for sale have a price range of AED 2.5M to AED 3.5M.
- Sale prices for 4-bedroom villas range from AED 2.6M to AED 4.7M.
- 5-bedroom villas for sale in Samara are priced between AED 3.7M and AED 5M.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN SAMARA
Parking spaces in Samara are not a concern for its residents. All the villas in the community come with private parking areas.
The community is connected to other areas of the city via Sheikh Muhammad Bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road, which are 10 minutes and 8 minutes away, respectively. As for public transportation in Samara, options include buses, taxis and metro.
The Arabian Ranches Bus Station and Sustainable City Bus Station are 4 minutes and 8 minutes away, respectively. The nearest metro station is the DMCC Metro Station, which is about 18 minutes away. Taxis are easily available in the area. Services like Careem, Uber and Dubai Taxi can also be utilised.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR SAMARA
There are plenty of supermarkets and retails stores located nearby for the residents. Popular supermarkets near Samara are Carrefour Market, Spar Express, Geant Express Supermarket Mudon and Zoom. All these supermarkets are less than 10 minutes away.
Carrefour, located just 3 minutes away, is the nearest supermarket from Samara. It is the most popular supermarket chain in the UAE and among the largest ones in the world. Having Carrefour nearby is a great advantage for the residents. Similarly, community members also have other options nearby at their disposal.
MOSQUES NEAR SAMARA
There are many mosques in Arabian Ranches. Most notable mosques near Samara include Arabian Ranches Mosque, Masjid Salam, Al Madinah Al Mustadam Masjid, Mosque Sustainable City and Mudon Mosque.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR SAMARA
As Dubai is a multicultural city, it has places of worship for every community. The nearest churches for residents of Samara include Casa de Oracion Torre Fuerte, Emirates Baptist Church and Michem, all less than 20 minutes away.
The nearest temple is the Zodiac Temple, about 20 minutes away from Samara. Similarly, the nearest Sikh Gurudwara is Gurunanak Darbar, about 22 minutes away.
SCHOOLS NEAR SAMARA
There are plenty of pre-primary, primary and secondary schools near Samara.
Nurseries near Samara include:
- Jebel Ali Village Nursery – Polo Branch, 7 minutes away.
- Raffles Nursery, 7 minutes away.
- Blossom Mudon Nursery Dubai, 9 minutes away.
Jebel Ali Village Nursery is a British nursery established in 1976. It follows the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum and has multiple branches in the city.
Primary and secondary schools near Samara include:
- Ranches Primary School, 3 minutes away.
- Gems Metropole School, 7 minutes away.
- Fairgreen International School, 9 minutes away.
Gems Metropole School is one of the most highly rated schools in Dubai. It was founded in 2014 and has about 3000 students enrolled. The school follows the British Curriculum.
Other schools and institutions near Samara are Brooklyn Melodies Music Center, Turning Point Dance Studio and Jumeirah English Speaking School.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR SAMARA
Healthcare facilities are easily available for the residents of Samara. Clinics near Samara are:
- Aster Clinic (2 minutes away).
- Aster Medical Center (3 minutes away).
- The Chiron Clinic (9 minutes away).
Top hospitals near Samara include Mediclinic Parkview Hospital, New NMC Hospital and NMC Royal Hospital. All these hospitals can be reached within 20 minutes. Mediclinic is one of the top hospitals in Dubai and just 13 minutes away from Samara.
Areas near Samara include:
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR SAMARA
There are plenty of shopping centres and malls near Samara. Popular shopping options include:
- The Village Community Mall
- The Ranches Souk
- Dubai Marina Mall
Dubai Marina Mall is a popular shopping destination in the city. It is a 4-storey shopping mall with 140 shopping outlets with local and international brands. The mall has plenty of dining options, playing zone and cinemas. It is also connected to the Address Dubai Marina Mall, which is a premium luxury hotel.
RESTAURANTS NEAR SAMARA
There is a very wide range of eateries and restaurants near Samara. The variety of food and cuisine available is diverse and good enough to cater to people with different tastes and appetite.
Popular restaurants are:
- Carluccio’s (2 minutes away)
- Chez Sushi (4 minutes away)
- Abatjour Bistro (8 minutes away)
- Lucky’s Pizza and Restaurant (10 minutes away)
- Bagels and More Restaurant (10 minutes away)
- Tuk Tuk Thai Cuisine Restaurant (10 minutes away)
Hotels near Samara include:
- Studio One Hotel (6 minutes away)
- Park Inn by Radisson (8 minutes away)
BEACHES NEAR SAMARA
Beaches near Samara include Jumeirah Beach, Public Beach, Al Sufouh Beach, Pine Beach and JBR Beach. One can reach these beaches in about 20 to 30 minutes.
LEISURE ATTRACTIONS AND LANDMARKS
There are plenty of parks near Samara, where one can spend quality time with family. Popular ones include:
- Dubai Miracle Garden
- Dubai Autodrome
The Dubai Miracle Garden is about 12 minutes away. It is the largest natural flower garden in the world, with more than 250 million plants and 50 million flowers.
Another important landmark near Samara is the Dubai Autodrome, a motorsport circuit that hosted A1 Grand Prix in 2005 and FIA GT Championship from 2004 to 2006. Dubai Autodrome is also about 12 minutes away from Samara.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Samara has plenty of options for fitness and self-care for residents. The nearest fitness centre is Fitness First (Arabian Ranches), which is just 4 minutes away. Other fitness centres and gyms near Samara include:
- Fitness First
- Beaufort Gym
- Snap Fitness
There are plenty of salons near Samara. Popular ones are:
- Belle Femme
- NStyle Beauty Lounge
- The Loft Fifth Avenue
Arabian Ranches and Arabian Ranches 2 have a lot of events happening throughout the year. The Chinese New Year celebrations, Halloween parties and food festivals are worth the time.
Arabian Ranches 2 Happiness Day was held in March 2018 which included lots of activities, performances, games and food. The event was welcomed and enjoyed wholeheartedly by the community members residing in Arabian Ranches 2.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents can join community groups on Facebook to get in touch with fellow community members. The groups that can be joined are Arabian Ranches 2 Community, Arabian Ranches 2 Community Group and Samara Arabian Ranches 2 Residents.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Samara is located within the serene locality of Arabian Ranches 2, which is an ideal residence for many reasons. The environment is peaceful yet provides access to all the required amenities for a perfect lifestyle. Although there aren’t any metro stations close to the community, residents relying on public transport will find it convenient to travel via taxis and buses.
- Located in between Sheikh Zayed Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street and Emirates Road.
- 8 minutes from Emirates Road
- 10 minutes from Sheikh Muhammad Bin Zayed Road.
- 15 minutes away from Jumeirah Village Circle.