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Propsearch guide to Dubai real estate: Developments

Al Jaddaf

District, Dubai
Al Jaddaf Key Information
Location type
District
Area
Dubai
Phase
Complete

Al Jaddaf Overview

Al Jaddaf is located in western Dubai in the district of Bur Dubai. The E11 Sheikh Rashid road forms the northern boundary and the E66 Oud Metha Road defines the western boundary. To the east and south the area is bounded by the Dubai Creek. Al Khail Road crosses the area.

Latifa Hospital, the Al Wasl football club facilities and the proposed Phase Two of Dubai Healthcare City take up most of the west and south of Al Jaddaf. To the east, on the banks of Dubai Creek, are the industrial shipbuilding yards and dry dock, the Mohamed bin Rashid Library and the upmarket Dubai Culture Village. In between these places there is a large area of land parcelled up for development.

The Dubai Creek that once petered out here has been extended to the waters of Business Bay and through Safa Park to break out into the sea at Jumeirah. The resulting generation of marine transport and leisure activity will no doubt bring increased prosperity to the shipbuilding and maintenance yards here in Al Jaddaf.

Many of the construction projects we saw taking place in 2018 were nearing completion in August 2020, but it was evident that not many new projects were starting.

There is no greenery here whatsoever.

  • From Al Jaddaf it takes roughly 16 minutes to drive to Dubai Mall, 27 minutes to Palm Jumeirah, 26 minutes to Burj Al Arab and 31 minutes to The Walk JBR.
  • Dubai International Airport (DXB) is roughly 22 minutes' drive and the new Al Maktoum International Airport is roughly 49 minutes' drive. All durations are calculated by Google Maps and assume the fastest route in typical traffic conditions.

Al Jaddaf Amenities

Al Jaddaf is the home of Al Wasl FC and houses the club’s Zaabeel stadium and facilities as well as those of the Dubai Police Officers Club.

Latifa Hospital, built in 1987, specialises in care for women and children and is one of the largest maternity and children's hospitals in the UAE.

The Swiss International Scientific School is located in the Dubai Healthcare City Phase 2 neighbourhood.

The Mohamed bin Rashid Library houses eight specialised libraries: children, youth, family, multimedia, business, Arabic, international, and popular. Between them they contain more than 1.5 million printed books, two million digital books, and one million audio books.

Dubai Culture Village is a waterfront development between the Al Garhoud Bridge and Business Bay Crossing over the Dubai Creek. Besides cultural and exhibition centres Culture Village is also home to exclusive hotels, 582 apartment buildings, shops and leisure facilities. The principal elements of this quarter are:

Manazel Al Khor - A low-rise, waterfront development by Dubai Properties featuring 74 spacious three- and four-bedroom apartments.

Dubai Wharf - A mixed-use development combining culture, heritage and art. The project includes four residential towers and a wide walkway beside the Dubai Creek with shops, cafés and restaurants.

The Jameel Art Centre - One of the first contemporary arts institutions in Dubai.

Palzzo Versace - A five star super opulent hotel opened in November 2015. It has 215 rooms and 169 condominiums, ranging from one to six bedrooms. Outside there are three pools and a spa.

D1 (standing for ‘Dubai 1’) is an 80-storey residential tower with a sky lounge, private cinema, indoor pool, gym and concierge services. The building opened in 2015.

There are now many hotels here including the Occidental Al Jaddaf and the huge Al Jaddaf Rotana hotel.

Proximity to landmarks
Palm Jumeirah
27 mins drive
Al Maktoum International Airport
49 mins drive
La Mer by Meraas
23 mins drive
Mall of the Emirates
23 mins drive
Dubai Mall
16 mins drive
Burj Al Arab
26 mins drive
Ibn Battuta Mall
31 mins drive
The Walk JBR
31 mins drive
Dubai International Airport
22 mins drive

Al Jaddaf Dining and Nightlife Offers

We've partnered with LadiesNightDubai.com and BrunchCrunch.ae to give an overview of the current Ladies Nights and Brunch offers in the vicinity of Al Jaddaf.

Brunch
Friday Brunch
place
Tomo (1.5km)
apartment
Raffles Dubai
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Friday afternoon 12:30 - 15:00
Ladies Day
La Piscina
place
La Piscina (1.5km)
apartment
Palazzo Versace
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Monday 1:00pm
Ladies Day
Señorita day
place
La Piscina (1.5km)
apartment
Palazzo Versace
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Thursday 12:00pm
Brunch
British Saturday Roast
place
The Nine Gastropub (1.9km)
apartment
Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk
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Saturday afternoon 12:00 - 16:00
Ladies Night
Fête des Dames
place
Belgian Cafe Dubai Festival City (1.9km)
apartment
Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City
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Tuesday 7:00pm
Brunch
Belgian Brunch Feast
place
Belgian Cafe Dubai Festival City (1.9km)
apartment
Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City
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Friday afternoon 12:30 - 15:30
Ladies Night
Soulful Ladies Night
place
Soulgreen (1.9km)
apartment
Vida Creek Harbour
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Wednesday 5:30pm
Brunch
Weekend Brunch
place
Anise (2.0km)
apartment
InterContinental Dubai Festival City
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Saturday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
Brunch
Weekend Brunch
place
Anise (2.0km)
apartment
InterContinental Dubai Festival City
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Friday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
Brunch
The Art of Brunch
place
Fountain (2.7km)
apartment
Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai
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Friday afternoon 12:00 - 16:00

You can find full Ladies Night and Ladies Day offers including contact details and booking info at https://ladiesnightdubai.com

For full Dubai Brunch listings including prices, contact and booking information please visit https://brunchcrunch.ae

Construction History

Road Access

The road network was taking shape when we visited in August 2020.

Public Transport

There are two metro stations here, Al Jadaf and Creek, on the Green Line which terminates at Creek.

Al Jaddaf History

The name, Al Jaddaf, means 'The Rower' and refers to the town’s origins as a boat building site. Today the shipyards are still here and are the only place for the building and maintenance of dhows.

Al Jaddaf Workers

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