Dubai is a city with an abundance of work opportunities, free access to the beach and 300 days of sunshine per year. But, if you are looking to get the very best out of living in this beautiful emirate consider renting out a villa. Renting a villa in Dubai often means residing in a spacious property with a private pool and a garden in a safe gated community. The famous emirate has a global investment and expat appeal, so there are thousands of villas available each one more stunning than the next.
Types of Villas in Dubai - Living in a villa in Dubai means to live a luxury lifestyle in a stunning sunlit community. Villas in this emirate are ideal for young couples and families. They can be anything from a modern minimalist villa by the beach to an Arabic style villa in a Beverly Hills-inspired suburb. Space wise, you can find anything from a one-bedroom villa to 12-bedroom villa on Bayut. Most Dubai villas are based in communities that feature parks, landscaped walkways, footpaths, bicycle trails, a community pool, kid’s play areas and more. The developers of villa communities have made sure that you have everything your family could ever need for a balanced lifestyle. For this reason, most villa communities feature all the necessary amenities, such as supermarkets, gyms and cafes in the vicinity.
Popular Areas in Dubai - In Dubai, styles of villas differ from one community to another. You can choose a free-standing villa in Jumeirah or an attached villa in The Springs, a luxury villa on the Palm or a more affordable property in Mirdif. It all depends on the area and the budget you’ve set for your yearly rent. Some of the most popular communities for renting a villa in Dubai are Arabian Ranches, Palm Jumeirah, The Meadows, The Springs, Emirates Hills and Dubailand. Most of these communities offer villas with one or two garages, private gardens and swimming pools. The most prestigious properties, however, are the ones by the beach. To rent a villa on the beachfront means to hold the key to some of the most delightful villas in the world – especially when you consider Dubai’s famously low crime rates. To rent a villa by the beach, browse listings in Jumeirah or Palm Jumeirah.
Lifestyle and Community in Dubai - The best part about renting out a villa in Dubai is the serenity and the peace of mind that comes with this type of property. On the other hand, you can easily commute from most villa communities to various hotspots such as world-famous shopping malls, parks, fine dining restaurants, water parks, entertainment centres, cinemas, and much more. Dubai does not lack in schools, universities, galleries and museums either. You can also commute to the other emirates with ease for holidays, safaris, scuba diving, et cetera. Before you sign a rental agreement on a villa in Dubai, consider the developer’s track record, the nearby amenities, proximity to the beach and, if you don’t drive – proximity to the metro. The emirate’s infrastructure is still in development in this regard and there’s only one line of Dubai Metro running parallelly to the beach side. Once you’ve considered all these, the next step will be paying a refundable security deposit to the agent (usually 5% of the rental amount) and providing them with copies of your passport and employment visa. Finally, throughout the year you will need to sign multiple checks for your villa rental. The good news is – your landlord might reduce the total rent if there are fewer cheques involved. However, once you’ve found the perfect villa, you will not have to move for years.