Your Guide to Living in Al Jafiliya

Living in Al Jafiliya has a lot to offer for its residents. Not only does it have various housing options, but it is also surrounded by many facilities and services.

All You Need to Know about Living in Al Jafiliya 

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In this guide, you will learn all about the schools, supermarkets, and hospitals in Al Jafiliya. Also, get to know its many nearby famous landmarks and attractions.


Al Jafiliya Dubai is located near Sheikh Zayed Road and 2nd December Street as it is alongside Zabeel Park and Al Hudaiba. Also, it is referred to as a central district in Dubai because it is close to many of its famous landmarks. 


Al Jafiliya communities are lively as they are surrounded by many restaurants, shopping centres, and fitness centres. So the lifestyle it offers is very vibrant and spirited. Here are some of the sub-communities in the area: 

  • Al Maskan 
  • Al Dayafah 
  • Jaf 8 
  • Al Jafiliya Villas Compound 

Besides its sub-communities, Al Jafiliya Dubai is surrounded by many other communities, such as: 

  • Al Hudaiba: 4 minutes away 
  • Za’abeel: 6 minutes away 
  • Al Karama: 3 minutes away 
  • Al Bada’a: 6 minutes away 
  • Al Jaddaf: 10 minutes away 
  • Al Mankhool: 7 minutes away 

Nearby Attractions

As we mentioned before, Al Jafiliya is considered one of Dubai’s central districts because of its closeness to many famous attractions and landmarks. Such landmarks are: 

  • Dubai Frame: 3 minutes away
  • Dubai Garden Glow: 3 minutes away 
  • La Mer Beach: 6 minutes away 
  • The Dubai Mall: 6 minutes away 


metro station

Find below the best way to get around Al Jafiliya using transportation other than your personal car. 


Dubai buses are quite convenient, affordable and comfortable to use. Al Jafiliya bus station is strategically located where you can use it to get anywhere in Dubai. Here are some famous bus routes to take from or to the area.

Abu Dhabi To Al Jafiliya Bus

From ToDuration Bus Line Fees 
Central Bus Station 1, Abu DhabiMax Metro Bus Stop Landside, Al Jafiliya2 hours and 5 minutes E100 AED 26 – AED 40

Bus From Jafiliya To Global Village

From ToDuration Bus Line Fees 
Max Metro Bus Stop Seaside, Al JafiliyaGlobal Village 1 bus station 48 minutes E104AED 6 – AED 10

Al Jafiliya Bus Station To Abu Dhabi

From ToDuration Bus Line Fees 
Hudheiba, Turnoff 2, Al JafiliyaCentral Bus Station 1, Abu Dhabi2 hours and 5 minutes 93, E100AED 26 – AED 40


As for taxis, you can take a taxi from anywhere as they are easily found. You can also order a taxi through many applications to pick you up from wherever and drop you off wherever you want. 


Travelling via the metro is easy, safe, convenient for all and affordable. You can go to Al Jafiliya metro station in Dubai and take it wherever you want. For more details, here is a detailed route from Al Jafiliya metro station to Dubai Frame below. 

From ToDuration Line Fees 
Al Jafiliya Bus Station 1Dubai Frame 6 minutes F09 AED 3 

Educational Institutions

Moving on to educational institutions where you can easily find a few nurseries within the area. However, there are more schools surrounding the area rather than within it.

New Academy School

Rated “Good” from KHDA, NAS paves excellent academic patches for students. This multicultural school embraces diversity as it has more than 46 different nationalities. Finally, it is a school where the staff provides individual care for each student to foster their skills and talents. 


Street 14 C, Al Raffa Area. 

Contact Details 

+971 4398-8873



Annual Fees 

AED 11,950 – AED 28,255


KG1 – Grade 12 

Building Blocks Nursery Jafiliya

If you are looking for a wholesome, fun, and educational nursery in Jafiliya, then you should check out this nursery. They mainly target building great learning foundations for kids under 5 years old. They do so following the highest educational standards provided in a caring environment. 


Bur Dubai

Contact Details 

+971 4 3523600 




4 months – 5 years 

Healthcare Establishments

healthcare in jafiliya

Learn about the high-standard healthcare provider establishments in Al Jafiliya below. 

Unicare Jafiliya

UniCare Medical Center is one of the best medical-care providers. This medical centre allows patients to schedule appointments online and do teleconsultation if needed as well. They also have health check packages for both men and women to make sure they are in perfect health. 


172 Mankhool Road.

Contact Details 

+971 4 352 9292

Opening Hours

Daily: 08:00 AM – 09:00 PM 

Al Hana Center Jafiliya

Al Hana Modern Medical Center provides world-class treatments in many specialities including general medicine, internal medicine, paediatrics, OBGYN, orthopaedics, internists, dental, and physiotherapy. Additionally, they have at-home care services, including home laboratory and nursing services. 


2nd Floor, Al Hanaa Center, Al Mankhool Road, Al Jafiliya, Dubai.

Contact Details 

+971 54 582 9978

Opening Hours

Sunday – Friday: 08:30 AM – 09:00 PM

Saturday: 11:30 AM – 7 PM

Services and Facilities

Governmental Services 

Al Jafiliya houses a few governmental offices where locals and expats can finish up important paperwork. Read below about some of these offices and the services they have to offer. 

Al Jafiliya immigration office 


Opposite the Jafiliya Metro Station, Krama Street. 

Contact Details 

+971 8005111


GDRFA Jafiliya offers many services, including: 

  • New visa services
  • Entry permits 
  • Residency services
  • Port services
  • Citizenship and personal status 

Amer Jafiliya


Opposite the Jafiliya Metro Station, Krama Street. 

Contact Details 

+971 600 577577


Here are some of the services Amer Center Al Jafiliya provides: 

  • Tasheel Services (labour card renewal or modification, labour payment)
  • Issuing partner or family visa
  • Renewing visa 
  • UAE Golden Visa Application 


If you need a room for yourself or visiting family, here are two of the best hotels in the area. 

Rove Hotel Jafiliya

Rove Hotel Jafiliya, or Rove Trade Centre, is adjacent to Dubai World Trade Centre which is the ultimate business hub in Dubai. Making this hotel a great destination for business and pleasure visits. 

Prices Per Night

AED 238

Chelsea Hotel Jafiliya

Enjoy a pleasant stay at Chelsea Plaza Hotel, where the rooms are stylish and feature a flat-screen TV and a minibar. As for the suites, they all have a separate living room with a comfortable and luxurious sofa. This hotel has 3 restaurants, a breakfast buffet and an amazing outdoor swimming pool. 

Prices Per Night

AED 133 – AED 531

Things to Do

Lastly, here are some fun activities you can do while visiting or living in Al Jafiliya. 

Al Jafiliya Park

park in jafiliya

Enjoy an escape from the city’s buzz to nature’s beauty and tranquillity at Jafiliya Park Dubai, where you can play sports, go jogging, or simply have an outdoor picnic. This is truly a great place to spend a Saturday with family! 

Cafes and Restaurants 

As for cafes and finding a good Al Jafiliya restaurant then, there is quite a selection to pick from. Find below some suggestions that you might like. 

Pak Special Restaurant Jafiliya


Al Satwa, Dubai.

Contact Details 


Opening hours 

Daily: 04:00 AM – 02:00 AM 

Famous Menu Items 

Paya, Tandoori, Keema Paratha, Kabab, Grilled Chicken, Fried Fish, and Mutton Dishes. 


4 Stars 

Antar Cafeteria Al Jafiliya


188 Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street.

Contact Details 

+971 52 893 0532

Opening hours 

Sunday to Saturday: 09:00 AM to 03:00 AM.

Famous Menu Items 

Beef Burger, Broasted Chicken, Tuna Salad Sandwich, Greek Salad, Steaks, and Chicken Wraps. 


King Fillet Jafiliya


Al Quoz, Dubai. 

Contact Details 


Opening hours 

Sunday to Saturday: 06:00 AM – 03:00 AM

Famous Menu Items 

Avocado Salad, Spicy Mix Salad, Charcoal Chicken, Arayes, Grilled Hamour, and Sherry Biriyani. 



Jabal Al Noor Jafiliya


It’s located 

Contact Details 


Opening hours 

Sunday to Saturday: 06:00 AM – 04:00 AM 

Famous Menu Items 

Keema Mutton, Beef Masala, Chicken Curry, Poori Bhaji, and Omelette Toast. 




towers in Al Jafiliya

The sub-communities in Al Jafiliya offer residents many housing options including both apartments and villas. In this section, you will find prices for both property types, configurations, and top picks to buy or rent out the property. 


Before diving into the top picks and more details, take a look at the average rental prices for apartments in Al Jafiliya. 

  • 1-bedroom: AED 110,000 
  • 2-bedroom: AED 180,000 
  • 3-bedroom: AED 77,399 

Al Maskan 2 Al Jafiliya

Al Maskan 2 has several apartments between studios, 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms. All of these apartments have high furnishings as well as great interior design. You can also find duplex apartments on the ground floor of the building. Moreover, residents have full access to the building’s rooftop pool, jacuzzi, gym, and courtyard. 


A 1 BHK for rent in Al Jafiliya would usually be rented out for 105,000 yearly. 

Unit Features

  • Built-in wardrobes 
  • Central A/C
  • Fully equipped kitchen 
  • Balcony 
  • Parking spot per unit
  • Basement storeroom 


As for villas, their prices also vary depending on sizes, utilities and more factors. For instance, a 3-bedroom villa for rent in Al Jafiliya Dubai would be around AED 205,000. 

Al Jafiliya Villas Compound

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If you are looking for a villa for rent in Jafiliya then its villa compound is the place to look. Not only will you find many villas with multiple rooms, but all units come with great facilities and services. This villa compound has its own children’s play area, public parking lots, and easily accessible public transportation.


  • 4-bedroom villa: AED 160,000/annually. 
  • 5-bedroom villa: AED 300,000/annually. 
  • Sale prices start at AED 3,000,000/annually. 

Unit Features 

  • Covered parking
  • Master bedrooms 
  • Closed Kitchen 
  • Outside storeroom 
  • Private Garden 
  • Living and dining room 
  • Laundry room

That is all on living in Al Jafiliya from housing options, communities, and surrounding services and entertainment outlets. Take more time and enjoy exploring many famous areas, such as Al Reef in Abu Dhabi. Along with some interesting topics on the Property Finder blog website.

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