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Jebel Ali

Mina Jebel Ali is a large commercial port, often referred to as a satellite district, is a steady growth area that plays important role in Dubai’s Industrials. It is located on the outskirt of town, right at the massive marine port that hosts the world’s largest artificial harbor. The Jebel Ali port is considered to be one of the busiest in the world and its Jafza ( Jebel Ali Free Zone) houses over 7,000 trade and logistics companies serving in multiple ranges of manufacturing, industrial, and service sectors. The area is continuously growing, progressively developing, and building beautiful resorts and projects.

Palm Jebel Ali, one of the three man-made islands, also belongs to Jebel Ali amidst world-class golf courses and diving centers. The exceptional Dubai Parks & Resorts is just next to Jebel Ali and there are quite a number of new development projects are on the way. Also, there are several residential regions such as Jebel Ali Village and nearby Discovery Gardens though the area is heavily industrialized. Furthermore, there is Veneto Community by Nakheel features luxurious villas and townhouses, and a highly anticipated Downtown Jebel Ali is to build numerous apartments, retails, and offices within the area.


The industrial hub as its name suggests its mostly filled with labor camps and warehouses, however, there are 3-5 bedroom villas and good collections of apartments for renting and buying purposes. Rentals of 4 bedroom villas are available for AED 135k per annum and 5 bedroom is for AED 160k annually.

One can find residential plots for housing while studios in Jebel Ali can cost AED 360k and 1 bedroom apartments can be purchased at AED 565k respectively. The popular residential buildings are namely Rove at the park, Jebel Ali Hills, Jebel Ali Industrial Area and Garden View Villas. Jebel Ali Hills is one of the Dubai’s popular off-plan projects and Rove At The Park is the most popular providing luxurious units suitable for families nearby location of Dubai Parks and Resorts and Motiongate Dubai. Also there are quite a few residential plots available on sale for building villas customizing to one’s needs and requirements.

Jebel Ali Industrial Area is very popular for renting offices and warehouses amongst small and medium enterprises. A small studio starts from AED 19k per year in this area where Jebel Ali Free Zone which closely situated to Garden View Villas is the alternative for renting offices for less cost.


The area is home to a few world renowned hotel chains as the area is quite popular amongst business travelers. There is JA Palm Tree Court, a 5 star hotel with award winning hospitality and services along the shores including plenty of outdoor activities such as water sports and swimming bars. In close proximity to the JA Palm Tree Court, there is a shooting club Jebel Ali serves international safety standard of professional and amateur shooting practices.

Another notable hotel in the vicinity is The Manor By JA which located quite near to Expo site features all the amenities for expo visitors and business guests while situated fairly close to JAFZA business district and Al Maktoum airport.


As residentials and developments are quite scarcely situated, finding parking or driving here wouldn’t be a hurdle. Apart from private conveyance, there are public transportation well linked to the mainland. Bus routes connecting to Gold Souk Bus Station and Downtown areas are departing from Jebel Ali station. Also the area has metro stations which are towards the end of the Dubai Metro Red Line. Metro stations within Jebel Ali borderline are Jebel Ali Metro Station, Ibn Battuta Metro Station, Energy Metro Station, and UAE Exchange Metro Station. Moreover, Bus lines 8, 85, F43, F42, DPR1 and E101 are servicing the commuters. Another public transport is water transport at Jebel Ali that approximately takes 22 min to reach Marina Promenade Waterbus Station, and around 20 mins to Dubai Marina Mall. Lastly, Dubai Tram is also linked from Jumeirah Beach Residences.


There are a number of supermarkets for casual groceries in Jebel Ali such as Nesto, Meena Centre FZE, and many more while the Jebel Ali trade free zone is home to various options to choose from. To just name a few, Zabeel Oasis, New Parco, Salam Al Madeena, and Malabar are the popular options.
There are some nurseries and primary schools as well as a ballet school named Harmony Ballet & Music Center operating in Dubai Investment Park and Jebel Ali Village for the residents and families. The primary schools follow different curriculums available. Jebel Ali School (UK curriculum), Delhi Private School (Indian curriculum)and The Winchester School (UK curriculum) are quite popular schools, there is also the Greenfield Community School (IB system) in Dubai Investment Park. For photo enthusiasts, there is the Nikon School Dubai that provides a series of courses aiming to enhance the technical and creative skills of photographers. Higher education-seeking students can attend the universities in the Knowledge Village complex, which is only 20-minute drive from Jebel Ali.

Leisure Activities

For dining options, there is an abundance of restaurants and eateries in Jebel Ali with several cuisines and an array of fast-food joints. To name a few, there is Pepper House Restaurant and Aziz Afghan Restaurant and Pret to Go. The Jebel Ali Beach Hotel is a 5-star beachfront resort overlooking the Gulf shores. There is also the fantastic JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort featuring a standard 9-hole par 36 course with exciting challenges and beautiful scenery. Another one of the notable landmarks is the second of the wondrous man-made islands by Nakheel, Palm Jebel Ali, which has been on hold in its construction.

Although there aren’t any conventional parks in Jebel Ali, some of the largest theme parks are just a stone away. Sandbox Jebel Ali is a popular attraction amongst travelers and locals. Residents also can head to the recently renovated leisure destination Jebel Ali Recreational Club for outdoor activities as well as dine-in cinema and restaurants.


The area currently accommodates very less number of residents and residential areas which might not be self-sufficient to stay in, also, quite far from the main part of the city.

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