Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018: best communities with access to green recreational spaces

 dubizzle Property reveals price trends in communities with recreational spaces

Samer Abdin - GM, dubizzle Property

Samer Abdin - GM, dubizzle Property

  • dubizzle Property reveals some of the best places to live to achieve all your Dubai Fitness Challenge goals
  • JLT, Mirdif, and Bur Dubai communities with access to recreational spaces including parks with running tracks, golf courses, and basketball courts
  • Arabian Ranches, Jumeirah Golf Estates, and Emirates Living lead the way for villas to buy near recreational spaces

Dubai:— In the spirit of the 2018 Dubai Fitness Challenge, dubizzle Property has revealed the average rentals and sale prices for properties in communities close to parks and recreational spaces in Dubai.

In an effort to transform Dubai into the most active city in the world, the Dubai Fitness challenge is all about motivating residents to commit to 30 minutes of continuous exercise a day for 30 days. dubizzle Property has shared some of the best communities in the city to help you achieve your fitness goals.

With thousands of hectares of green space, dozens of parks equipped with running tracks, some of the world’s best championship golf courses, and a range of outdoor basketball and tennis courts to choose from, here are dubizzle Property’s handpicked areas in Dubai to live a healthy lifestyle:

Apartments for rent 

Jumeirah Lakes Towers features the Jumeirah Lakes Towers Park, which provides the community with plenty of green space with playgrounds for children to achieve their 30 minutes of activity per day. This park provides over 55,000sqm of green space and lakeside tracks for outdoor activities like walking, running or playing sports. JLT offers two-bedroom apartments at an average rental price of AED 102,000 per year.

Mirdif, with its close proximity to Mushrif Park, which spans 5.25 sq.Km provides lots of wide-open spaces. The park is home to a running and bicycle track, swimming pool, playgrounds, and multiple sports courts as well as camel riding and an equestrian center. Its various attractions make it the perfect place for a day filled with family fun and physical activities. With rental prices for two-bedroom apartments averaging at AED 84,000 and three-bedroom apartment at AED 100,000 a year, Mirdif is an affordable option in close proximity to a large recreational space.

In addition to that, Bur Dubai is home to one of the oldest parks and second largest park in the city, Dubai Creek Park. The park features children’s play areas, bicycle rentals, vast green spaces, botanical gardens, and a nature trail. In addition, just across the creek is the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, offering 18-hole par 71 championship golf course. In this community, average rents for a two-bedroom apartment start at AED 83,000 per year.

Lastly, Al Barsha, which has Al Barsha Pond Park. Equipped with a circular cycling and jogging track, this park is perfect for the whole family to get some exercise surrounded by 50 acres of beautiful greenery. Al Barsha Pond Park also offers a free workout space with fitness equipment including pull up bars, sit-up benches, and rowing machines. Every Saturday evening, free sunset yoga classes are hosted by Lakshya Yoga for those looking to wind down and relax. Two bedroom apartments in this community come in at an average rental price of  AED 87,000 a year.

“In addition to a striking skyline and multiple world-firsts, the vibrant city boasts beautiful outdoor green spaces for residents and families to enjoy. Whether you are seeking to live next to one of Dubai’s many championship golf courses, beautiful parks, or range of recreational facilities, there is a wide array of affordable options on offer that will even help you achieve your Dubai Fitness Challenge goals,” commented Samer Abdin, General Manager, dubizzle Property. 

Villas for sale

For those looking to invest in Dubai, Arabian Ranches, the premium gated community features a professional golf course and is in close proximity to Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club, and offers a median price of AED 992 per sqft for a three-bedroom villa. Just next store to Arabian Ranches is the Dubai Autodrome, offering an evening of freecycling, running, walking or rollerblading on the 2.46km floodlit Club Circuit every Wednesday night hosted by TrainDubai.

Jumeirah Golf Estates, the world-class residential golf destination offering luxury homes and leisure facilities surrounded by two internationally-acclaimed championship golf courses, offers a median price of AED 1,127per sqft for a three-bedroom villa.

For those looking for bigger size villas, Emirates Living, in particular, Emirates Hills is also a prominent community featuring a lavish golf course and registers a median price per sqft for a five-bedroom villa at AED 2,103. While just next door, the median price of a 5BR villa in The Lakes community stands at AED 1,800 per sqft. The Lakes offers 6 landscaped parks, 9 mini basketball courts, 2 tennis courts, a football field, and a children’s play area.

There is no shortage of recreational opportunities across Dubai with plenty of properties to choose from that put the residents in close proximity to these spaces. With over 130K live rental and sale properties listed at any given time, and almost 100K daily visits, dubizzle Property shares these insights to provide residents and investors with a transparent view of the market.


About dubizzle:

dubizzle is the leading classifieds platform for users in the United Arab Emirates. Since its launch in 2005, dubizzle has become the number one platform for users to buy, sell, or find anything in their community. A community where underused goods are redistributed to fill a new need, and become wanted again, where non-product assets such as space, skills, and money are exchanged and traded in new ways that don’t always require centralized institutions or ‘middlemen’.

dubizzle is an OLX Group company:

The OLX Group is a global product and tech company which operates a network of market-leading trading platforms in over 40 countries.

With more than 330 million monthly users worldwide, OLX Group makes it fast and easy to buy and sell almost anything online, such as household goods, phones, cars, and houses. Through consumer brands including Avito, dubizzle, Letgo, OLX, and many dozen others, more than 15 million things are exchanged on its apps and platforms every single month.

The OLX Group is powered by a team of 5,000 people, operating from +30 offices across five continents. The team is united behind a single mission to make it easy for people to buy and sell almost anything, promoting prosperity in local communities. OLX Arabia is actively expanding in the MENA region in Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia.

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