Umm Al Sheif Area Guide

Have you thought about relocating to Dubai and finding a neighborhood that is dynamic yet calm, a place that combines the best of both worlds to create a space that is serene and has a metropolitan environment

Then Umm Al Sheif is waiting at the next door. This trustworthy location of Dubai offers a unique combination of modern living and traditional feel, attracting both the residents and visitors. 

Come with us into the midst of Umm Al Sheif as we discover its charming magnetism, its bountiful offerings and the way of life that it promises for those who reside here. Discover our complete Umm Al Sheif area guide, the perfect companion for your journey.


Downtown Dubai

Umm Al Sheif, nestled in the vibrant western region of Dubai, stands as a charming, small residential enclave. Strategically located close to key trunks such as the Al Wasl Road (D92) to the north, the Sheikh Zayed Road (E11) to the south and the Al Thanya Road (D57) bordering the west, it provides both centrality and accessibility.

This community exhibits a dichotomy of lifestyle, allowing one to choose the luxury villas and townhouses that are the prime examples of modern comfort and elegance.

Umm Al Sheif is not only a suburban area to reside but a haven to the families which provides them with the variety of high quality primary as well as secondary schools

The residents of this neighborhood get comfort from its serene peaceful roads and dwell in the middle of lively Dubai life, which makes it so desirable.


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Discover Modern Living In Umm Al Sheif

Situated on the western periphery of Dubai lies a lively community of Umm Al Sheif, which offers the fusion of modern lifestyle and urban amenities. Under this theme there are a variety of villas and townhouses with a sophisticated design for the ideal mix of luxury and accessibility. From a cozy home all the way to a lucrative investment opportunity, Umm Al Sheif is ready to satisfy everyone’s needs be it, an investor or a buyer.

A Hub Of Connectivity

Another striking feature of this complex is its strategic location, which facilitates smooth connectivity to Dubai’s key attractions. The residents can easily connect to the vibrant locations like Al Barsha, Dubai Internet City, and Dubai Media City that bring the pulsating heart of the city closer to them which makes commuting a pleasure and ensures that they never miss the heart of the city This connectivity has been indispensable for the area’s massive popularity as an attractive area to live.

Emirates Oasis Villas: A Haven Of Comfort

Lovers of compounds living in the sought area of Umm Al Sheif can benefit from the presence of two famous villa compounds, each offering a unique combination of luxury and comfort.

Emirates Oasis Villas becomes an embodiment of high-level living, designed for 74 private villas combining 4 and 6 bedrooms. The residences with built-up areas spreading from 2,863 sq. ft. to 6,405 sq. ft. are, of course, intended to address every aspect of today’s modern family life.

For your convenience, every villa at Emirates Oasis has a maid’s room, laundry facilities, a private garden, and a barbecue area which are ideal for hosting parties or any other occasions, or even to enjoy the tranquility of the night sky.

The residents of this multifamily housing will have a variety of shared amenities, paddle pool, modern fitness center and an appealing playground where children can run and play.


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Verve Villas: Exclusivity Redefined

Meanwhile Verve Villas serves a new frontier in exclusivity and therefore offers a world class collection of 6 luxury villas. These 5-bedroom residences stretching over a span of 5,500 sq. ft. radiate glamorousness and grace even at a casual glance. Exquisitely created and finished with the minute details, each villa has its own pool—a place for rejuvenation and splendor.

The beauty of Verve Villas encompasses beyond just its luxurious interiors, with verdant gardens designed to offer that serene ambiance for everyday lifestyle.

Have a look inside these apartments and see the splendid marble floors, generous living area, and fully-fitted kitchens that look as good as if you were reading a book.

Transportation & Parking

It is very convenient to secure a parking spot in the Umm Al Sheif neighborhood, as there are a lot of parking spaces which are available all over the neighborhood. 

Both villas and townhouses come equipped with dedicated on-site parkings featuring either underground or under-roof parkings for residents.

Similarly, you can equally navigate around Umm Al Sheif conveniently and efficiently. The locality is in the reach of public transportation that ensures smooth and timely transportation in and around the region. 

Served by the Equiti metro station, located south of Umm Al Sheif along Sheikh Zayed Road close to the main thoroughfare (E11), this link is the closest metro connection, ensuring the swift access to the public transport

Furthermore, buses that are user-friendly running on Al Wasl Road. Of particular importance are bus routes 12 and 93 which offer smooth connections to critical locations, namely to Al Ghubaiba, Al Quoz and the Mall of the Emirates station, thus facilitating the commuters’ lives greatly.

Amenities In Umm Al Sheif

Umm Al Sheif is a neighborhood that provides one with a lot of facilities that can be helpful, since there are different areas for different purposes.

Grocery Shopping

The community provides a nice range of grocery outlets, both large and small thus residents can easily get fresh and organic food. Among these many options, Waitrose seems to be the evening hangout by the locals.

Dubai’s Waitrose offers several branches, among others in Umm Al Sheif, and one will find grocery, freshly baked products, quality meats, fish as well as organic produce.

Nearby Supermarkets

Especially for people who want to find other places to shop, let’s just make a 4-minute drive from Aswaaq Supermarket in Aswaaq Mall Umm Suqeim. It therefore provides an alternative effortless way for residents to locate what they need.

Furthermore, both Choithrams and Union Co-Operative Society Hypermarket are driving distance hence making them easily accessible from the same takes less than a few minutes by car, thus, the convenience of shopping needs is catered for.

Umm Al Sheif’s schools

Umm Al Sheif offers diversified educational alternatives, making sure that parents have access to good schools for their children in the neighborhood.


  • British Rose Nursery Jumeirah
  • Odyssey Nursery
  • Blossom Burj Nursery
  • Little Minds Nursery
  • Primary and Secondary Schools
  • Local schools benefit parents who want to move to Al Sheif.

Emirates International School: Globally-recognized (UK and International Baccalaureate) educational standards up to Grade 13.

Horizon International School: Available with the local, teaching the British curriculum up to the A-levels over there.

Holy Spaces In Umm Al Sheif


Umm Al Sheif Metro station features a large number of mosques that make easy places for residents to perform their prayers. Some of them include Umm Al-Sheif Mosque, Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque & Centre and Umm Al-Sheif Central Mosque thus becoming focal points for the local community.


Dubai Developments

While Umm Al Sheif itself lacks churches, diverse options are available in neighboring areas:While Umm Al Sheif itself lacks churches, diverse options are available in neighboring areas:

  • Dubai Central Seventh-day Adventist Religious Institution
  • Emirates Baptist Church International
  • Fellowship Dubai

These churches are located within 15 minutes away. The most famous churches in Dubai like St. Mary’s Catholic Church, New Covenant Church, and the Dubai City Church are located in Oud Metha District approximately 25 minutes from the city center.

Summing Up!

To conclude, this area is a unique spot that combines the best of modern comfort and indigenous atmosphere right in the center of Dubai. 

The site’s strategic positioning is both central and accessible and the different choices in luxury villas and mansions are suited to multiple lifestyles.

The neighborhood boasts high quality schools, easy commuting options and many facilities such as grocery stores, recreation spaces and libraries guaranteeing a great living standard.

Either the serene relaxation of Emirates Oasis Villas in the area or the exclusive allure of Verve Villas, Umm Al Sheif is the place that no one will miss for the lively but relaxing lifestyle the dwellers may have.

 Visit its beauty and scroll through ample offerings, taking an exciting ride into this vibrant Muscat community.



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