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  • 1 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai - CLM_9776-HDR. jpg
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED8,500
    Monthly
    Apartment
    11
    Area:840 sqft

    Spacious 1 BHK with balcony

    The Icon Casa, JVC District 11, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    The Icon Casa Living Vacation Homes
  • Studio for Rent in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai - CLM_9700-HDR. jpg
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED5,900
    Monthly
    Apartment
    Studio1
    Area:560 sqft

    Bright and Pleasant Studio with Balcony

    The Icon Casa, JVC District 11, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    The Icon Casa Living Vacation Homes
  • 2 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Business Bay, Dubai - DSC09940 copy. jpg
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED23,499
    Monthly
    Apartment
    23
    Area:1,327 sqft

    Exclusive Private Jacuzzi | Hi-tech Amenities | Spacious 2BR

    Binghatti Canal Building, Business Bay, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Royal & Luxury Holiday Homes
  • 2 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai - Offer of the Week | Stunning Apartment / Best Price / Fully Furnished / Wi-Fi
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED7,400
    Monthly
    Apartment
    22
    Area:970 sqft

    Offer of the Week | Stunning Apartment / Best Price / Fully Furnished / Wi-Fi

    Pantheon Boulevard, JVC District 13, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    B L V D Holiday Homes
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai - SPACIOUS 1BHK || READY TO MOVE IN || CALL US NOW
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED5,399
    Monthly
    Apartment
    11
    Area:899 sqft

    SPACIOUS 1BHK || READY TO MOVE IN || CALL US NOW

    GMM Tower 1, JVC District 12, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Luxe Signature Holiday Homes
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai - FURNISHED 1BHK || READY TO MOVE IN || HIGH RISE
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED5,399
    Monthly
    Apartment
    12
    Area:889 sqft

    FURNISHED 1BHK || READY TO MOVE IN || HIGH RISE

    GMM Tower 1, JVC District 12, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Luxe Signature Holiday Homes
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Dubai Harbour, Dubai - Serene| 1 Bedroom | Beach Front
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED17,000
    Monthly
    Apartment
    11
    Area:866 sqft

    Serene| 1 Bedroom | Beach Front

    Beach Isle Tower 1, Beach Isle, Emaar Beachfront, Dubai Harbour, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Exclusive Links Vacation Homes
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai - WhatsApp Image 2024-03-04 at 12.56. 14 PM (1). jpeg
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED5,399
    Monthly
    Apartment
    12
    Area:650 sqft

    SPACIOUS 1BHK|| FULLY FURNISHED || HIGH RISE

    GMM Tower 1, JVC District 12, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Luxe Signature Holiday Homes
  • 2 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Dubai Marina, Dubai - Close to Metro | Perfect for Groups
    on 14th of April 2024
    History
    AED19,500
    Monthly
    Apartment
    23
    Area:1,314 sqft

    Close to Metro | Perfect for Groups

    Time Place, Dubai Marina, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 14th of April
    Exclusive Links Vacation Homes
  • 3 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Downtown Dubai, Dubai - IMG_9416. jpeg
    on 14th of April 2024
    AED27,900
    Monthly
    Apartment
    34
    Area:1,668 sqft

    MARVELOUS 3BHK || FULLY FURNISHED || FOUNTAIN VIEW + PARTIAL BURJ KHALIFA VIEW

    Forte 2, Forte, Downtown Dubai, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 14th of April
    Luxe Signature Holiday Homes
  • 1 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Dubai Marina, Dubai - Bright One Bedroom Perfect Location
    on 14th of April 2024
    History
    AED12,000
    Monthly
    Apartment
    12
    Area:887 sqft

    Bright One Bedroom Perfect Location

    The Torch, Dubai Marina, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 14th of April
    Exclusive Links Vacation Homes
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Dubai Sports City, Dubai - WhatsApp Image 2024-03-18 at 10.44. 35 PM. jpeg
    on 14th of April 2024
    History
    AED6,999
    Monthly
    Apartment
    12
    Area:670 sqft

    Cozy 1-BR With Pool, Gym, And Balcony

    Global Golf Residence 2, Global Golf Residence, Dubai Sports City, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 14th of April
    Vash Dom Holiday Homes
  • Studio for Rent in International City, Dubai - NEW APARTMENT II NEW FURNITURE II LESS PAYMENT
    on 13th of April 2024
    History
    AED2,999
    Monthly
    Apartment
    Studio1
    Area:484 sqft

    NEW APARTMENT II NEW FURNITURE II LESS PAYMENT

    P-11, France Cluster, International City, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 13th of April
    Top Class Vacation Homes
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Dubai Marina, Dubai - Vibrant | Prime Location | Close to Metro
    on 13th of April 2024
    History
    AED11,800
    Monthly
    Apartment
    11
    Area:841 sqft

    Vibrant | Prime Location | Close to Metro

    Al Majara 1, Al Majara, Dubai Marina, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 13th of April
    Exclusive Links Vacation Homes
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Dubai Harbour, Dubai - Pristine 1 Bed | Sea View | 4 People
    on 13th of April 2024
    AED18,000
    Monthly
    Apartment
    11
    Area:711 sqft

    Pristine 1 Bed | Sea View | 4 People

    Beach Vista 2, Beach Vista, Emaar Beachfront, Dubai Harbour, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 13th of April
    Exclusive Links Vacation Homes
  • 2 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Dubai Production City (IMPZ), Dubai - Budget Friendly | Production City
    on 13th of April 2024
    History
    AED13,999
    Monthly
    Apartment
    23
    Area:1,399 sqft

    Budget Friendly | Production City

    Lago Vista B, Lago Vista, Dubai Production City (IMPZ), Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 13th of April
    Exclusive Links Vacation Homes
  • 2 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Dubai Marina, Dubai - Torch Tower| High Floor | Family Friendly
    on 13th of April 2024
    History
    AED18,500
    Monthly
    Apartment
    22
    Area:1,279 sqft

    Torch Tower| High Floor | Family Friendly

    The Torch, Dubai Marina, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 13th of April
    Exclusive Links Vacation Homes
  • 2 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Dubai Marina, Dubai - 2 Bed | Perfect for Groups | Near Marina Mall
    on 13th of April 2024
    History
    AED16,500
    Monthly
    Apartment
    22
    Area:1,237 sqft

    2 Bed | Perfect for Groups | Near Marina Mall

    West Avenue, Dubai Marina, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 13th of April
    Exclusive Links Vacation Homes
  • Studio for Rent in Al Satwa, Dubai - Front Of Building. png
    on 12th of April 2024
    AED6,500
    Monthly
    Apartment
    Studio1
    Area:500 sqft

    Modern & Brand New Studio Apartment

    151 Residence, Jumeirah Garden City, Al Satwa, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 12th of April
    Collection A Holiday Homes
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai - Offer of the Week | SPACIOUS & LUXURIOUS/ HIGH QUALITY FURNISHER/HUGE BALCONY/WIFI.
    on 7th of April 2024
    AED6,300
    Monthly
    Apartment
    12
    Area:993 sqft

    Offer of the Week | SPACIOUS & LUXURIOUS/ HIGH QUALITY FURNISHER/HUGE BALCONY/WIFI.

    Pantheon Boulevard, JVC District 13, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 7th of April
    B L V D Holiday Homes
  • 2 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Dubai Marina, Dubai - JGC06436-HDR-min. jpg
    on 6th of April 2024
    AED17,999
    Monthly
    Apartment
    22
    Area:1,123 sqft

    Sea View| Fully Furnished | Best Amenities

    5242 Tower 1, 5242 Towers, Dubai Marina, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 6th of April
    Prime Stay Vacation Homes
  • 2 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Downtown Dubai, Dubai - Burj Khalifa View | Prime Location | Fully Furnished
    on 6th of April 2024
    AED18,999
    Monthly
    Apartment
    22
    Area:1,045 sqft

    Burj Khalifa View | Prime Location | Fully Furnished

    Burj Royale, Downtown Dubai, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 6th of April
    P K Holiday Homes
  • 1 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Dubai Production City (IMPZ), Dubai - Primestay-Vacation-Home-Rental-LLC-Afnan-4-10282023_132442. jpg
    on 6th of April 2024
    AED6,999
    Monthly
    Apartment
    12
    Area:650 sqft

    Classy 1BR in Afnan Midtown

    Afnan 4, Afnan District, Midtown, Dubai Production City (IMPZ), Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 6th of April
    Prime Stay Vacation Homes
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Business Bay, Dubai - Impressive 1BR in Business Bay
    on 6th of April 2024
    AED6,999
    Monthly
    Apartment
    11
    Area:477 sqft

    Impressive 1BR in Business Bay

    Vera Residences, Business Bay, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 6th of April
    Prime Stay Vacation Homes
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All You Need to Know About Apartments for Rent in Dubai

On Bayut, you can explore more than 50,000 rental listings for apartments in Dubai. Use the filters to find the most suitable apartments in your preferred price range and sq. ft. size, listed by your preferred agent or agency.

When looking for apartments for rent in Dubai, you can opt for waterfront units with views of the ocean in areas like Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Creek Harbour, Bluewaters Island, Port de La Mer and Dubai Marina. Those who prefer skyscraper surroundings, can find excellent options in Business Bay and Downtown Dubai, with the latter also offering views of the iconic Burj Khalifa.

Apartments for rent in Dubai are available in both furnished and unfurnished variants. You can find these properties across the emirate, in high-rise towers or low-rise buildings, depending on the location. Floorplans for apartments in Dubai usually span between studio and 3-bed configurations. Some areas also offer larger 4-bedroom apartments for rent in Dubai. 

You can find a huge variety of apartment units in Dubai, available in popular locations, as per our Q3 2023 Rental Market Report, like:

Dubai Marina
Jumeirah Village Circle
Business Bay
Downtown Dubai
Dubai Sports City

Rental Trends for Apartments in Dubai

As per transactional data sourced from the Dubai Land Department (DLD), more than 35k rental transactions with a collective value of AED 2.2 billion were recorded in Sep-2023. Currently, the average advertised rental price for apartments in Dubai stands at AED 129k.

However, the rent price of each apartment can vary based on several factors including the unit’s size, location, view, condition and furnishing.

Studios with an average covered area of 461 sq. ft. for AED 46k
1-bedroom flats with an average covered area of 851 sq. ft. for AED 78k
2-bedroom flats with an average covered area of 2,321 sq. ft. for AED 128k
3-bedroom flats with an average covered area of 1,958 sq. ft. for AED 210k

Renting a Luxury Apartment in Dubai

Those looking for luxury apartment rentals in Dubai, can find ample listings in areas like Dubai Marina, Business Bay and Downtown Dubai.
On average, 1-bed apartment rental in Dubai Marina costs around AED 108k, whereas the 2-bed and 3-bed flats are priced around AED 164k and AED 257k, respectively. Over the last 6 months, the average rents for apartments in Dubai Marina have increased by 7.6%. For renting apartments in Business Bay, prospective tenants can expect to pay around AED 93k for 1-bed, AED 144k for 2-bed and AED 208k for 3-bed units.

Renting an Affordable Apartment in Dubai

Alternatively, areas like Bur Dubai and Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC) offer a host of options for affordable apartment rentals in Dubai.
A studio apartment for rent in JVC on average, costs AED 45k. The 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments in JVC can be rented for around AED 67k and AED 95k, respectively. The advertised prices for rental apartments in Bur Dubai average at AED 38k for studios, AED 59k for 1-bed and AED 79k for 2-bed apartments.

Types of Apartments available to Rent in Dubai

Apartments for rent in Dubai are available in various configurations, for short-term and long-term rentals. Rental prices for each of these apartment types vary, based on its location, building, size, condition, furnishings and views.

Furnished Apartments For Rent in Dubai

Explore the listings on Bayut for furnished apartments available for rent in Dubai. These ready-to-move-in apartments are available across the emirate, for an average annual rent of: 

AED 52k for studio
AED 96k for 1-bed flat
AED 174k for 2-bed flat
AED 282k for 3-bed flat

Unfurnished Apartments For Rent in Dubai

Those in search of unfurnished apartments for rent in Dubai can find ample listings on Bayut. These apartments allow you greater freedom when it comes to decorating your dream home. On average, renting an unfurnished apartment in Dubai can cost around:

AED 40k for studio
AED 71k for 1-bed flat
AED 112k for 2-bed flat
AED 187k for 3-bed flat

Short-term vs Long-term Apartment Rental in Dubai

Apartments for rent are available for both short-term and long-term stays. Long-term apartment rentals usually involve a one-year contract, registered via Ejari. Long-term apartment rent contracts provide lesser flexibility compared to short-term rentals. Those opting for a long-term contract, need to provide advanced cheques for rent payment, before the contract is finalised. You can find both furnished and unfurnished properties for annual rental in Dubai.

On the flip side, short-term rentals offer greater convenience and flexibility. Operating on the pay as you stay concept, these apartments come usually furnished and ready to move in. Short-term apartment rentals do not require a formal contract or cheques submitted in advance. In most cases, short-term apartment rentals offer an all-inclusive deal, wherein tenants only have to pay a monthly amount that includes their rent, utility bills and Wi-Fi charges - no separate payments are required.

Iconic Buildings to Rent Apartments in Dubai

Dubai is known for it’s iconic skyline and some of the prominent buildings that make up this skyline, offer excellent apartments for rent in the emirate. Some of these include: 

  • Burj Khalifa - the tallest building in the world, rising 2,716.5 ft. above ground level
  • Cayan Tower - the unique helix-shaped twisted tower, which is a visual master piece 
  • Princess Tower - one of the tallest residential towers in the world
  • The Opus - designed by the late Zaha Hadid and sporting a hollow centre, this is easily one of the most unique residential buildings in Dubai

FAQs

Are there any good locations in Dubai to rent apartments?

Whether you're someone moving to Dubai, or already living here, some of the most prominent locations you can consider to rent apartements include:

Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC)
Al Nahda (Dubai)
Bur Dubai
Dubai Marina
Deira
Business Bay

What are some of the new areas to rent apartments in Dubai?

There are a number of new areas offering apartments for rent in Dubai. You can explore the available options in:

Dubai Hills Estate
Dubai Creek Harbour
Meydan City
Sobha Hartland
Al Furjan
Al Jaddaf

What is the average rental price for apartments in Dubai?

The rental prices for apartments in Dubai listed on Bayut, vary based on the apartment type, size and the community. On average, for a rental apartment in Dubai you can expect to pay:

Studio: AED 46k
1-bed: AED 78k
2-bed: AED 128k
3-bed: AED 210k

Which areas with rental apartments in Dubai have schools nearby?

For your children’s educational needs, you can explore these areas with schools to rent an apartment in Dubai:

Mirdif
Al Barsha
Al Quoz
Al Garhoud
Deira
Muhaisnah
Bur Dubai

Which areas in Dubai have rental apartments with hospitals nearby?

If you are looking for apartments for rent in Dubai with hospitals nearby, these are some of the areas that can work for you:

Al Nahda
Deira
Bur Dubai
Al Garhoud
Dubai Healthcare City
Al Barsha
Arjan

Which areas are best for renting apartments in Dubai near a metro station?

The best areas to rent apartments near a metro station include, but are not limited to:

Bur Dubai
Al Barsha
Deira
Dubai Marina
Barsha Heights
Al Furjan
Jumeirah Lake Towers
DIFC

How can I rent an apartment in Dubai?

The process to rent an apartment in Dubai is simple.

  • Find your desired rental properties from the apartment listings on Bayut. 
  • Reach out to the real estate agent(s) and schedule the viewings.
  • Once you finalise the apartment you want to rent, reserve it by paying your security deposit.
  • You will also need to submit the post-dated rent cheque(s) and the agent commission.
  • The real estate agent will then proceed to prepare the rental contract and register your Ejari.
  • Once the Ejari is registered, you can obtain the property keys and the move in permit for your new home.

What documents do I need to rent an apartment in Dubai?

To rent an apartment in Dubai, you need the following documents:

  • Emirates ID
  • Residence visa
  • Signed post-dated cheques
  • Rental contract/Ejari