South Ridge 5, Downtown Dubai

South Ridge 5, Downtown Dubai


About South Ridge Tower 5

South Ridge Tower 5 is one of the six towers in the South Ridge complex in Downtown Dubai. Developed by Emaar Properties, its construction was completed in 2008. South Ridge 5 has 36 floors dedicated to 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments. Currently, there are many apartments for sale and rent in South Ridge 5.

South Ridge Tower 5 Building View
East South Ridge Tower 5

Downtown Dubai is popular for more than one reasons. Burj Khalifa, a popular landmark in the area, stands taller than all other modern buildings. Downtown Dubai is also home to The Dubai Mall and Dubai Opera, a cultural centre which provides a platform to the top artists in the world.

In a Nutshell

  • Type of building: Residential
  • Location: Downtown Dubai
  • Developer: Emaar Properties
  • Date of completion: 2008
  • Number of floors: 36
  • Number of units: 152
  • Unit type: 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments 
  • Type of Ownership: Freehold 
  • Amenities: Gym, swimming pool with landscaping, fitness centre, games room, lounges, private gardens, changing rooms, barbeque area, leisure deck


Facilities in South Ridge Tower 5


To start off, facilities for residents include four levels of basement parking in South Ridge 5. Also, one can find public parking spaces near the building.

Parking outside South Ridge 5
Parking outside South Ridge 5


High-speed elevators in South Ridge 5 offer fast and convenient access to all floors.

Security, Air-conditioning and Maintenance Services

There is 24-hour security in the building. Security guards are always present and the building also has CCTV coverage, with monitors in each apartment. District cooling is supplied by Emaar District Cooling (EDC LLC). 

Gym and Fitness Facilities

To promote an active lifestyle,  there is a gym in South Tower Ridge 5 Dubai. If you are interested in sports, you can play either squash or badminton. You can go also for a run on the treadmill to lose weight or tone your body with modern machines, all thanks to the shared gym. If you prefer swimming, there is a deep water swimming pool for adults as well. 

Lifestyle Amenities

If you are more interested in a leisurely game, the game room at South Ridge 5 is the place you need to be. For kids, there is a separate play area and a waddling pool. There is communal daycare (paid for), where your children can spend time and learn.

Kid's Play Area South Ridge 5
Covered play area for children outside the building

Concierge and Guest Services

The building gets 24-hour concierge services. There’s a reception lobby to facilitate visitors and residents at all times.


Pets are not allowed in the building.

Safety Features

South Ridge 5 is also armed with features to keep residents safe and secure. These include:

  • Modern fire alarm system 
  • Firefighting system

South Ridge Tower 5 Floor Plans

Bayut has worked on creating a simple format for 2D and 3D floor plans on the website. You can easily find the unit type and bed type you’re interested in by browsing South Ridge Tower 5 Dubai floor plans.

  • All Floor Plans
  • Studio
  • 1 Bed
  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Beds

Apartment Types in South Ridge Tower 5

The high-rise has 152 units in total. You can find 1 to 3-bedroom apartment types in South Ridge 5.

1-Bedroom Apartments in South Ridge Tower5

1-bedroom apartments in South Ridge 5 cover 900 sq. ft. to 1,091 sq. ft. All flats have two bathrooms. Interior designing has been done smartly, keeping in mind space as well as aesthetics. The kitchen has all the appliances required to make this flat your dream home. 

2-Bedroom Apartments in South Ridge Tower

Most 2-bedroom apartments in South Ridge 5 have three bathrooms. However, the ones with the smaller covered area can also have two bathrooms. In terms of size, the largest 2-bedroom apartment in South Ridge 5 covers 1,485 sq. ft. In contrast, the smallest covers 1,444 sq. ft. So the difference is not substantial. However, the cost fluctuates slightly depending on the view from the flat and other factors.

Flats in South Ridge 5 are particularly popular amongst buyers because of their interior design. The kitchen has stone countertops with breakfast bars. For storage, there is European-style cabinetry.

3-bedroom Apartments in South Ridge Tower5

Finally, 3-bedroom apartments in South Ridge 5 have covered areas exceeding 1,800 sq. ft. These flats comprise three bedrooms, four bathrooms and a maid’s room. Not to mention, windows and balconies offer full views of Burj Khalifa. 

Most Popular Apartment Types in South Ridge Tower 5

  • 1-Bed
  • 2-Bed
  • 3-Bed
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  • 20%
  • 40%
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Based on searches conducted by users on over the past 12 months

1-bed flats in South Ridge 5 Building are the most popular apartment types. 2-bed apartments and 3-bed units come in second and third place, respectively.


Rental differential owes largely to floor size as well as the number of bedrooms and bathrooms. Owing to their prime location,  South Ridge 5 apartments for rent are positioned on the high end of the spectrum. The same is true for most luxury Downtown Dubai apartments for rent


Apartments for sale in Downtown Dubai are lucrative investments; a quick move could be beneficial in the long run. The same is true for South Ridge 5 apartments for sale

Rental Yield in South Ridge5 Downtown Dubai

  • 1-Bed
  • 3-Bed
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  • 2%
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Based on searches conducted by users on over the past 12 months

1-bed flats offer the highest ROI in South Ridge Tower 5 Dubai, i.e. 6.06%, while 2-bed flats generate a 4.85% ROI.


Transportation near South Ridge Tower5

Downtown Dubai is one of the most well-connected neighbourhoods in the region.

Bus Stations near South Ridge Tower 5 Dubai

In terms of transportation near South Ridge 5 Downtown Dubai, you can take Bus 29 from South Ridge 1.

Metro Stations near South Ridge Tower 5 Downtown Dubai

Residents can walk to the Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall Metro Station in 15 minutes. Financial Centre, Emirates Towers and Business Bay Metro Station are approximately 13 minutes away by car. These stations are served by the Red Line of Dubai Metro.

Restaurants near South Ridge Tower5

The multicultural nature of Dubai reflects the variety of cuisine on offer in the surrounding areas. Downtown Dubai restaurants near South Ridge 5 include those in Souk Al Bahar. Likewise, the Dubai Mall is another fantastic option for food. Options at the mall include:

  • Carluccio’s
  • Gourmet Burger Kitchen
  • McDonald’s 
  • Shakespeare and Co. 
  • YO! Sushi
Souk Al Bahar
You can expand your dining options at Souk Al Bahar

Cafes at the mall include Caffe Nero, Café Bateel, Starbucks and The Coffee Club.

If you are in the mood for some Indian specialities, Patiala restaurant is fairly close by.

Supermarkets near South Ridge 5

Aside from the Waitrose in Dubai Mall, there are many other supermarkets near South Ridge 5. These include:

  • Carrefour
  • Spinneys
  • Zoom 

Other than popular grocery stores such as Spinneys and Careefour, there are multiple small grocery stores in the vicinity. If you reside in South Ridge 5, you would be able to even get groceries delivered to your home from nearby stores.

Schools and Nurseries near South Ridge 5

GEMS Our Own Indian High School follows the Indian curriculum. It is an all-through CBSE school with classes from KG1 to Grade 12. Parents who prefer the IB curriculum can consider North London Collegiate School. It is for students aged 3 to 18 years.

Jumeirah International Nursery follows the British EYFS curriculum. It is a 2-minute walk from South Ridge 5 Dubai. It is one of the top nurseries in Jumeirah.

Nearby Buildings

These buildings are a 5-minute drive from South Ridge Tower 5 Downtown Dubai.

Major Landmarks

Major points of interest near South Ridge Tower 5 include:

Picture of Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountain
An awesome view of the fountain in front of Burj Khalifa

On one hand, there is the tallest building in the world, and next to it is the Dancing Fountain which attracts millions each year. Dubai Opera is also around the corner. With 1,300 retail stores, The Dubai Mall is a 6-minute drive from South Ridge Towers. 

Social Community Groups

Residents of South Ridge can join the ‘South Ridge & Downtown Dubai‘ Facebook page to remain updated regarding new development in the building or the community. You can have discussions with fellow tenants as well.

Things to Consider

As a resident of South Ridge Tower 5 Dubai Downtown, you will enjoy access to famous landmarks like Burj Khalifa or Dubai Mall. Major commercial hubs and communities are in proximity. Additionally, you get to enjoy a vibrant lifestyle with supermarkets, restaurants and schools in the vicinity.

Like any other touristy place, living in Downtown Dubai can get a little busy during peak season. If you love tranquillity, then South Ridge might not be the place for you.

Are you looking to rent or buy apartments in South Ridge Tower 5?


Is South Ridge Tower 5 pet-friendly?

South Ridge 5 does not allow pets.

What are the safety measures at South Ridge Tower 5?

The building has a modern fire alarm and firefighting system.


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