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Cayan Cantara by Rotana
Updated: 9th March, 2023

Cayan Cantara by Rotana

Cayan Cantara by Rotana is a multi-building complex under development in Dubai Science Park, Al Barsha South 2, Al Barsha South, Dubai.
Cayan Cantara by Rotana
Building type
Multi-building complex
Under development
(On hold)
Building specifications
Cayan Cantara by Rotana is a multi-building complex under development in Dubai Science Park, Al Barsha South 2, Al Barsha South, Dubai.
The development comprises two individual buildings: Cayan Cantara Residence and Cayan Cantara Serviced Apartments.
The developer
The project is being developed by The Cayan Group through its subsidiary Cayan International Real Estate Development.
Construction began in 2015.
The project is located on plot SP-A-009.
Hotel operator
The hotel will be operated by Rotana Hotels & Resorts.
The architect
The architectural consultant is Dewan Architects & Engineers.
The contractor
The main building work is being done by Shapoorji Pallonji International.
Additional information
  • The developer, The Cayan Group, claims that the demand for serviced apartments in Dubai outpaced that of standard hotel rooms in the last three years to 2015.

  • The development lies close to the MBR City master-development.

  • The project was expected to cost over Dh1 billion ($272m) and the initial 100 of the 700 units were to be put up for sale in April 2015.

Transport & Access

Commute times by car

From Cayan Cantara by Rotana it takes roughly 18 minutes to drive to Dubai Mall, 16 minutes to Palm Jumeirah, 15 minutes to Burj Al Arab and 20 minutes to The Walk JBR.*

Airport proximity

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is roughly 24 minutes' drive and the new Al Maktoum International Airport is roughly 31 minutes' drive.*

Cayan Cantara by Rotana sub-buildings

Cayan Cantara by Rotana comprises two individual buildings each with their own characteristics and unit layouts. Learn more about each building in the guides below:

Cayan Cantara Residence
construction Under development
Cayan Cantara Serviced Apartments
construction Under development

Cayan Cantara by Rotana Location

The map below shows the location of Cayan Cantara by Rotana and just below are summaries of the nearest attractions, parks, beaches, golf clubs and cinemas.

Dubai Miracle Garden, 2.0 km
The Storm Coaster, 2.7 km
Global Village, 5.9 km
Parks & beaches
Dubai Science Park Community Park, 0.7 km
Arjan Community Park, 1.8 km
Camden Park, 3.5 km
Golf clubs
Arabian Ranches Golf Club, 3.5 km
Dubai Hills Golf Club, 5.2 km
The Els Golf Club, 5.8 km
Reel Cinemas at The Springs Souk, 5.8 km
Vox Cinemas at Mall of the Emirates, 6.8 km
Novo Cinema IMG Worlds of Adventure, 6.9 km

Nearby shops and outlets

The number of shops and amenities that are within walking distance can greatly affect quality of life and may be a key factor when choosing a place to live. Here is an analysis of all the commercial outlets that are currently operating in the vicinity of Cayan Cantara by Rotana.

There are only a few outlets within walking distance of Cayan Cantara by Rotana. We've shortlisted the nearest ones across various categories:

local_grocery_store Supermarkets & Mini Marts
Olive Mart
Mini mart, Mont Rose Residence A (0.9 km)
The Sugar Artistry
Sweet shop, Mont Rose Residence B (0.9 km)
Circle K
Mini mart, Dubai Science Park Headquarters (1.0 km)
restaurant Restaurants & Bars
Babu Town
Restaurant, Mont Rose Residence B (0.9 km)
Fusion Restaurant
Restaurant, The S Hotel Al Barsha (0.9 km)
Restaurant, The S Hotel Al Barsha (0.9 km)
Coffee shop, Dubai Science Park Headquarters (1.0 km)
spa Salons & Spas
Hosgeldin Gents Salon
Men's salon, Orchid Residence (0.4 km)
Cezar Palace
Men's salon, Bella Rose (0.8 km)
Beauty Loft
Ladies' salon, Mont Rose Residence A (0.9 km)

For a full analysis of all outlets and amenities in the wider area visit our Dubai Science Park Amenities guide.

Local Schools

Cayan Cantara by Rotana has many schools nearby including Repton School Al Barsha at 0.7 km and Kings' School Al Barsha at 0.9 km.

In terms of performance there are seven schools nearby that have achieved either of two highest government inspection rating of 'Very Good' or 'Outstanding' including Kings' School Al Barsha which has a rating of 'Outstanding' and Jumeirah English Speaking School Arabian Ranches which also has a rating of 'Outstanding'.

Repton School Al Barsha
0.7 km, Al Barsha South
AED 73,500  •  British
Kings' School Al Barsha
0.9 km, Al Barsha
AED 74,000  •  British
Safa Community School
0.9 km, Motor City
AED 63,000  •  British
Bloom World Academy Dubai
1.5 km, Al Barsha South
AED 63,000  •  IB

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 Cayan Cantara by Rotana.

Le Petit Belge Motor City, Park Inn by Radisson Dubai Motor City • Ladies Night • Le Petit Belge Motor City (0.0 km)
Chicks and Salsa, Studio One Hotel • Ladies Night • El Chapo's Tacos (0.0 km)
Los Chapitos Family Brunch, Studio One Hotel • El Chapo's Tacos (0.0 km)
The Irish Village Studio City
Ladies Night •  7:00pm
The Irish Village Studio City (0.0 km)
Chica Chica
Ladies Night •  7:00pm
Soul St (0.0 km)
Epic Sunday Pool Party
Ladies Day •  12:00pm
Soul St (0.0 km)
Ladies Night •  6:00pm
Hillhouse Brasserie (0.0 km)
Los Chapitos Family Brunch
Brunch • Studio One Hotel
El Chapo's Tacos (0.0 km)
Nomad Brunch
Brunch • Five Jumeirah Village Dubai
Soul St (0.0 km)
Brunch At The Hills
Brunch • Dubai Hills Golf Clubhouse
Hillhouse Brasserie (0.0 km)
Taksim Brunch
Brunch • Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates
Besh Turkish Kitchen (0.0 km)

Nearby neighbourhoods

Explore communities that are either adjacent or close to Cayan Cantara by Rotana.

Villa Lantana
Villa Lantana (1.2 km)
A development of 440 freehold villas plus community centres, fitness facilities, a retail centre and winding pedestrian walkways.
Read more
Arabian Ranches
Arabian Ranches (3.5 km)
A popular, self contained suburban community development comprising 4,000 townhouses and villas plus a supermarket and local shops.
Read more
Motor City
Motor City (3.9 km)
A development in DubaiLand comprising two residential areas and a business park set around a Formula 1 race track. 
Read more
Studio City
Studio City (3.9 km)
A full scale film and TV production centre with associated residential and hotel accommodation. Much of the area is still desert.
Read more
Al Barsha
Al Barsha (5.0 km)
Read more
Arabian Ranches 2
Arabian Ranches 2 (5.3 km)
Read more
Living Legends
Living Legends (5.3 km)
A 14 million square foot freehold project in DubaiLand containing 500 villas and 12 high-rise buildings housing over 2,000 apartments.
Read more
Cayan Cantara by Rotana Milestones
Construction Started
Companies Associated with Cayan Cantara by Rotana
Hotel Operator: Rotana Hotels & Resorts
Financier: Shuaa Capital
Architectural Consultant: Dewan Architects & Engineers
Building Contractor: Shapoorji Pallonji International


A look at the original masterplan published by the developer at the time of the launch of Cayan Cantara by Rotana.

Construction Updates

See the development of Cayan Cantara by Rotana in photos:

Cayan Cantara by Rotana Construction Progress

Project status: On hold
Main structure
Roughly 75% complete
Roughly 75% complete

The dates above refer to when we monitored the site and not the exact date that construction reached a particular stage.

Please note that our progress updates are visual estimations only and should not be confused with official progress reports issued by the government regulator.

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