The suburb is surrounded by main roads with parking spaces. There are health care institutions nearby, parks, green zones of recreation scattered across the district. Schools, shops and hotels are at a hand. Public beaches are few kilometers away. If not in the heart, then it’s very close to the city center, depending on the section. There is a yacht charter in Al Barsha available. The prices depend on yacht types and timing. Mainly, it varies from 2 000 to 10 000 AED.
There are such world-famous five-star hotels as DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Residences Dubai Al Barsha, Hampton by Hilton Dubai Al Barsha, Holiday Inn Dubai - Al Barsha and Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel Dubai. Also one may prefer Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Grand Cosmopolitan Hotel, Elite Byblos Hotel, Media Rotana, Grand Millennium Dubai, Donatello Hotel, Address Sky View, FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai, Address Beach Resort or Address Sky View in the suburb.
Among the top hotels in Al Barsha, there is Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel. It’s only 7 km away from Wild Wadi Water Park. The hotel provides modern rooms with contemporary technologies, including Wi-Fi access, custom-made beds and coffee machines. Valet parking and shuttles to the beach are rather featured by it.
Most Popular Buildings In Al Barsha
- Ski Dubai also known as Mall of the Emirates Skidome construction was finished in 2005. The Ski Dubai is a stadium that is 85m height and popular among tourists and locals;
- A skyscraper Novotel Barsha built in 2013 has 45 floors and is 182.87 m high;
- Pullman Dubai Mall of the Emirates built in 2010 has 23 floors and is 93.46 m high;
- Al Salam Mosque is one of the stunning mosques in the city of Islamic heritage and culture;
- Al Murad Tower is a high-rise building of 17 floors and 69.08 m;
- Daoud Abdulrahman Building, built in 2018, a high-rise building, of 17 floors and 69.08 m.
Transportation and Parking Spaces
One can easily use car rental in Al Barsha to get almost anywhere in the country. Parking fares depend on zone and timing. Generally, parking is available almost everywhere.
This is how to get to Al Barsha by public transportation. Take the following buses: 84, 93, F33 or choose M1 in Metro.
The supermarkets in Al Barsha are easy to find.
These are some of popular ones, offering safe delivery:
- Brought market grocery Al Barsha;
- The Empress Market;
- Al Barsha Madina Supermarket;
- VIVA Supermarket - Al Barsha 1;
- Gromart Supermarket;
- Spar supermarket.
There are also many markets and minimarkets in the area.
Churches, temples and mosques in Al Barsha
One of Dubai pearls among Emirati architecture is Al Salam Mosque that is seen from the distance. It has magnificent pink paintwork with gold finishing. Its design was inspired with Ottoman and Andalusian architectural styles. Located behind the Mall of the Emirates, it can accommodate 1500 prayers. Being located in an urban space unlike many of those along the beachside, it gives spectacular contrast to the city high-rise buildings.
There are Emirates Baptist Church, Old Apostolic Church, Mido, A Christian Church in Dubai, Casa De Oracion Torre Fuerte and other churches and temples in Al Bashra. However, obviously, Mosques spread wider.
There are over 15 schools in Al Barsha, conveniently located in the suburb. Among them, considering the reviews, GEMS Al Barsha National School, Gems Founders School Al Barsha, Dubai Heights Academy, Dubai National School, Foremarke Dubai are preferable.
Hospitals and clinics
There are several healthcare institutions in the district: Al Barsha Health Center, American Hospital Al Barsha Clinic, Aster Clinic, IMC Medical Center, Medcare Medical Centre, Angel Wings Medical Center, La Familia Medical Center and others.
Dubai Marina, trade, recreation and business area on the shore, is rather a picturesque place. Well-known Jumeira park with Jumeria islands, Topgolf Dubai are located nearby. Jebel Ali Lacecourse is an autodrome to enjoy. There’re Wild Wadi Waterpark, public beaches and The Palm Jumeira few kilometers away.
Al Barsha is rather known for being the home of Mall of the Emirates. The shopping resort contains top brands stores and a world-famous indoor ski hub. Retail business is rather presented nearby, in other malls in Al Barsha: Al Barsha Mall, Galleria Mall Al Barsha, Barsha Mall.
Dubai offers a variety of cuisines: Arabic, Japanese, Lebanese, Greek and what else. In Al Barsha, for instance, one can enjoy Japanese flavors in WAWA dining or traditional grilled fish in Fish Hut that offers a great variety of fish and seafood. Visit Karam Beirut for delicious Arabic food. Feel cozy atmosphere at restaurants in Al Barsha, like at home.
Beaches Near Al Barsha
There are both private and public beaches not far from the district. Sufouh public beach and Black palace public beach are the nearest. Hidden beach, Jumeira beach pavilion and Marina beach are located a bit farther.