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Tilal Al Ghaf
Updated: 4th June, 2023

Tilal Al Ghaf

Seven communities surrounding a 70,000 square metre lagoon with 400 metres of open beachfront, interconnected parks and picnic grounds.
Tilal Al Ghaf
Tilal Al Ghaf is an area located within DubaiLand, Dubai.
The developer
The project is being developed by Majid Al Futtaim.
Construction began in 2018.
The architect
The design architect is Whitespace Architects, the masterplanning architect is Parsons International and the architectural consultant is DSA Architects International.
Amenities will include a basketball court, a children's swimming pool, a fitness centre, jogging and bicycle paths, landscaped walkways, open green spaces, a park, play areas and a swimming pool.
Additional information
  • Tilal Al Ghaf’s centrepiece is the swimmable 70,000 square metre Lagoon Al Ghaf, fringed by palm-lined white sandy beaches that accommodate a variety of water sports.

  • The first three- and four-bedroom townhouses to be released in the 'Elan' neighbourhood at Tilal Al Ghaf were launched in late January 2020.

  • The properties sold out just three weeks after launch.

  • The 322 homes in third phase sold within 48 hours of launch in September 2020.


Tilal Al Ghaf is a mixed-use community being developed by Majid Al Futtaim. It lies between Downtown Dubai and the Al Maktoum International Airport.

The community includes 355,000 square metres of green open spaces with interconnected parks and picnic grounds.

At the centre of Tilal Al Ghaf is a 70,000 square metre lagoon surrounded by 400 metres of open beachfront. Other water bodies are located throughout the area.

Each neighbourhood has a distinct character and all are surrounded by unique themed parks with conveniently located mosques, play areas, shops, restaurants and cafes.

There is an exclusive community of 40 homes along the water’s edge comprising five- and six-bedroom villas designed in a minimalist architectural style. They have high ceilings, show and main kitchens, flexible interior spaces, courtyards and large private gardens, and all with easy access to Hive Park and Club Hive.

Other neighbourhoods include Harmony 1 with 243 bespoke four- and five bedroom bungalows, Harmony 2, a collection of 221 four-, five- and six-bedroom villas, and Harmony 3 comprising four-, five- and six-bedroom villas with bespoke Garden Suites.

Elan and Elan 2 are gated neighbourhoods of duplex townhouses arranged in terraces of four, six or eight houses.

Aura provides a selection of four-bedroom semi-detached villas, and Aura Gardens a collection of four-bedroom semi-detached villas or three- and four-bedroom townhouses.

Transport & Access

Commute times by car

From Tilal Al Ghaf it takes roughly 29 minutes to drive to Dubai Mall, 23 minutes to Palm Jumeirah, 26 minutes to Burj Al Arab and 27 minutes to The Walk JBR.*

Airport proximity

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is roughly 34 minutes' drive and the new Al Maktoum International Airport is roughly 31 minutes' drive.*

Available property
For rent
Townhouse To Rent in Elan
4 Bed Townhouse To Rent in Elan
240,000  per year
For rent
Townhouse To Rent in Elan
3 Bed Townhouse To Rent in Elan
220,000  per year


There are 11 sub-communities in Tilal Al Ghaf. Learn more in the following guides.


Lagoon Al Ghaf offers a variety of water sports such as kayaking, canoeing and stand-up paddling, as well as swimming and other water activities.
The Beach includes purpose-built barbecue areas, an outdoor gym and a range of beach-friendly sporting activities.
The Park, with its landscaped trails and amphitheatre overlooking the lagoon, has a picnic and barbecue spot, water-themed children’s playground, outdoor markets, boot camps and fitness sessions, giant games, music festivals, open air cinema and more events all year round.
11 kilometres of cycling and walking trails and an 18-kilometre pedestrian trail snake through the community. Two kilometres of the trail are shaded by Ghaf trees, the drought-tolerant evergreen species native to the UAE.
Tilal Al Ghaf has smart streetlights that combine Wi-Fi points, smart signage and CCTV. Centrally regulated, these lights have fully automated fault reporting and dimming control to ensure low energy consumption and minimal light pollution. District access control using facial recognition and RFID technology are employed to ensure security.
There are also autonomous electric vehicles and charging stations, as well as a bike-sharing programme.

Tilal Al Ghaf Location

The map below shows the location of Tilal Al Ghaf and just below are summaries of the nearest attractions, parks, beaches, golf clubs and cinemas. For a more in-depth look at the local attractions, and to see what's on in and around Tilal Al Ghaf, visit our Things to Do guide.

Dubai Miracle Garden, 4.4 km
The Storm Coaster, 8.7 km
Global Village, 9.5 km
Parks & beaches
Victory Heights Community Park, 1.7 km
Windsor Park Motor City, 2.8 km
Studio City Park 2, 3.0 km
Golf clubs
The Els Golf Club, 2.0 km
Jumeirah Golf Estates Golf Course, 2.6 km
Trump International Golf Club, 2.8 km
Reel Cinemas at The Springs Souk, 5.7 km
Reel Cinemas, Dubai Marina Mall, 10.4 km
Novo Cinema Ibn Battuta Mall, 10.7 km
Looking for more Tilal Al Ghaf things to do and entertainment? Visit our Things to Do guide.

Local Schools

Tilal Al Ghaf has many schools nearby including Royal Grammar School Guildford in Dubai at 1.0 km and Dwight School Dubai at 1.2 km.

In terms of performance there are five schools nearby that have achieved either of two highest government inspection rating of 'Very Good' or 'Outstanding' including Victory Heights Primary School which has a rating of 'Very good' and Jebel Ali School which also has a rating of 'Very good'.

Royal Grammar School Guildford in Dubai
1.0 km, Tilal Al Ghaf
AED 98,000  •  British
Dwight School Dubai
1.2 km, Sports City
AED 81,500  •  IB
Victory Heights Primary School
1.3 km, Sports City
AED 44,500  •  British
Renaissance School
1.8 km, Sports City
AED 42,500  •  American

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 Tilal Al Ghaf. For full nightlife listings and to see what else is happening nearby see the Things to Do page.

Fire Lake, Radisson Dubai Damac Hills • Ladies Night • Fire Lake Grill House (0.0 km)
Le Petit Belge Motor City, Park Inn by Radisson Dubai Motor City • Ladies Night • Le Petit Belge Motor City (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)
Chicks and Salsa
Ladies Night •  6:00pm
El Chapo's Tacos (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)
Los Chapitos Family Brunch
Brunch • Studio One Hotel
El Chapo's Tacos (0.0 km)
Saturday Unlimited BBQ Brunch
Brunch • Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers
TJ's (0.0 km)
Shamiana Sunday Brunch
Brunch • Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Shamiana (0.0 km)
Nisi Night Brunch
Brunch • Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Paros (0.0 km)

Nearby neighbourhoods

Explore communities that are either adjacent or close to Tilal Al Ghaf.

Sports City
Sports City (1.9 km)
A residential district built around five major sports venues. The residences consist of apartments, townhouses and villas.
Read more
Victory Heights
Victory Heights (2.5 km)
Nine villages in the western half of Dubai Sports City containing 1068 villas and town houses surrounding the Ernie Els golf course.
Read more
Motor City
Motor City (2.5 km)
A development in DubaiLand comprising two residential areas and a business park set around a Formula 1 race track. 
Read more
Damac Hills
Damac Hills (2.8 km)
A gated community with opulent villas and apartments dotted around the Trump International Golf Club and 40 hectares of parkland.
Read more
Studio City
Studio City (3.3 km)
A full scale film and TV production centre with associated residential and hotel accommodation. Much of the area is still desert.
Read more
Remraam (3.5 km)
A popular community of two neighbourhoods housing 56 low-rise apartment buildings set in parkland and served by community facilities.
Read more
Dubai Production City
Dubai Production City (3.7 km)
A business free zone geared towards companies specialising in graphic art, printing, publishing, packaging and media production.
Read more
Jumeirah Village Triangle
Jumeirah Village Triangle (4.5 km)
A residential development of small villas and townhouses with large gardens. Apartment blocks are situated on the edges of the district.
Read more
Tilal Al Ghaf Milestones
Date Launched
April 2018
Construction Started
Companies Associated with Tilal Al Ghaf
Developer: Majid Al Futtaim
Masterplanning Consultant: Parsons International
Design Architect: Whitespace Architects
Architectural Consultant: DSA Architects International
Cost Consultant: Currie & Brown


A look at the original masterplan published by the developer at the time of the launch of Tilal Al Ghaf.

Design Stage

Images depicting the initial concept designs for Tilal Al Ghaf.

Projects often go through a number of design revisions as they progress and developers may or may not honour their original plans when it comes to architectural designs, amenities and landscaping. The images below are provided as a means to compare the original plans with the realised development.

Construction Updates

See the development of Tilal Al Ghaf in photos:

Tilal Al Ghaf in the News

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