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Al Safa
Updated: 21st May, 2022

Al Safa

The buildings in this well established community include expensive villas and some royal residences as well as shops and restaurants.
Al Safa
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Overview
Al Safa is a sub-community of Jumeirah, Dubai.
Guide

Al Safa is a mainly residential community in Dubai located between Umm Suqeim 1 and Sheikh Zayed Road. The buildings are all low-rise in this well established area which is home to many Emirati families as well as ex-pats.

There are many popular schools here including Jumeirah College, Jumeirah Primary School, Jumeirah English Speaking School, Al Ittihad Private School, Emirates English Speaking School, English College Primary & Secondary and many nursery schools.

In Al Wasl, just north of Al Safa, lies Safa Park. This was created in 1975 on the site of what had been a ‘plywood city’ shanty town, home to thousands of illegal, but tolerated, immigrant workers from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Today it is one of the most beautiful open spaces in Dubai.

In 2013, the Dubai Water Canal project was unveiled showing that it would cut through Safa Park on its way towards the sea at Jumeirah. Four years later the canal opened and work began on landscaping the damaged parts of the park. An estimated 30 percent of the park has been lost to the waterway, but the new canal and its waterside promenades have added a new dimension to Safa Park, which is some compensation for its loss of green space.


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Sub-communities

There are four sub-communities in Al Safa. Learn more in the following guides.

Al Safa Location

The map below shows the location of Al Safa and just below are summaries of the nearest attractions, parks, beaches, golf clubs and cinemas.

attractions
Attractions
Dubai Bowling Center, 3.5 km
Wild Wadi, 4.3 km
Madinat Jumeirah, 4.9 km
park
Parks & beaches
Kite Beach, 1.9 km
Umm Suqeim Park, 3.3 km
Safa Park, 3.5 km
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Golf clubs
Dubai Hills Golf Club, 5.7 km
The Track Meydan Golf, 8.7 km
Emirates Golf Club, 10.3 km
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Cinemas
Cinema Akil, 1.9 km
Roxy Box Park Cinema, 4.9 km
Vox Cinemas at Mall of the Emirates, 5.1 km

Local Schools

Al Safa has many schools nearby including The English College Dubai at 1.7 km and Collegiate International School at 2.1 km.

In terms of performance there are 10 schools nearby that have achieved either of two highest government inspection rating of 'Very Good' or 'Outstanding' including Jumeirah College which has a rating of 'Outstanding' and GEMS Jumeirah Primary School which also has a rating of 'Outstanding'.

The English College Dubai
1.7 km, Umm Suqeim
AED 49,000  •  British
Collegiate International School
2.1 km, Umm Suqeim 2
AED 63,500  •  American, IB
Jumeirah College
2.2 km, Al Safa
AED 81,000  •  British
GEMS Jumeirah Primary School
2.3 km, Al Safa
AED 50,000  •  British

Things to Do

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 Safa.

Blooms, Habtoor Palace Dubai • Ladies Night • Le Patio (3.9 km)
The Rose and Crown, The Atrium at Al Habtoor City • Ladies Night • Rose and Crown (4.0 km)
Raise The Steaks Brunch, Habtoor Palace Dubai • World Cut Steakhouse (3.9 km)
Senoritas Y Margaritas at ZOCO
Ladies Night • Monday 8:00pm
ZOCO (4.0 km)
Haveli
Ladies Night • Wednesday, Sunday 7:00pm
Haveli Dubai (4.0 km)
V Lounge
Ladies Night • Thursday, Saturday 8:00pm
V Lounge (4.0 km)
BLUSH at Babiole
Ladies Night • Monday 8:00pm
Babiole Dubai (4.1 km)
Arriba Arriba Saturday Brunch
Brunch • The Atrium at Al Habtoor City
ZOCO (4.0 km)
Saturday Brunch
Brunch • Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Beachcombers (4.0 km)
Let's Babiole Brunch
Brunch • Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City
Babiole Dubai (4.1 km)
44 Kool Brunch
Brunch • Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City
The 44 Sports Bar (4.1 km)

Nearby neighbourhoods

Explore communities that are either adjacent or close to Al Safa.

Umm Suqeim
Umm Suqeim (2.5 km)
Expatriates and Emiratis live side-by-side in this older, more established area. It's even peaceful once you get off the beaten track.
Read more
Business Bay
Business Bay (5.2 km)
A new regional business hub with office and residential towers, landscaped gardens and a network of roads and waterways. 
Read more
City Walk
City Walk (6.2 km)
A stylish, vibrant town-centre community combining residential, shopping, dining and attractions in the heart of the Jumeirah district.
Read more
Al Sufouh
Al Sufouh (6.3 km)
Read more
Downtown Dubai
Downtown Dubai (6.4 km)
A huge residential and commercial development. Home to Dubai landmarks - Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Mall, the Dubai Fountain and Dubai Opera.
Read more
Al Barsha
Al Barsha (6.7 km)
Read more
The Polo Residence
The Polo Residence (7.0 km)
A small gated community in Meydan City comprising 29 five-storey luxury apartment blocks, sports courts, swimming pool, a spa and shops.
Read more
Sufouh Gardens
Sufouh Gardens (7.1 km)
Read more

Al Safa Buildings

We currently maintain records for five building developments in Al Safa.

H Residence
construction Under development
Infinity Building
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Al Rostamani Business Center
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