The Meadows in Dubai Area Guide |

The Meadows Area Guide

A well established community, The Meadows offers the perfect place to live for families and couples

The Meadows in Dubai Area Guide

Set within beautiful surroundings of lakes and parks, The Meadows offers the very best of suburban living in Dubai.

Made up of a variety of villas, The Meadows is a community that offers the highest standards for residents to enjoy. It's no wonder then, that it has become a sought-after destination for residents in Dubai.

Well maintained by the master developer, Emaar, The Meadows is made-up of nine sub-communities and comes with all of the benefits of living in a gated community... The area is well connected by paved paths and streets, and there's manicured gardens and a large number of lush parks and vast lakes.

Each sub-community, Meadows 1 through to Meadows 9, is monitored 24/7 by security. As a result, these serene, gated-communities offer a safe and tranquil lifestyle for residents and families, far from Dubai's other buzzing areas, but still close enough to enjoy easy access to some of Dubai's various hubs.

Where is The Meadows in Dubai?

Public transport in The Meadows

  • Several bus stops on Al Asayel street
  • Nearest Dubai Metro station is DMCC (in JLT)
  • RTA buses 54, E101, 8, X90, 380, 85, A1 pass through the area

Commute times by car from The Meadows

You can reach the following Dubai areas from The Meadows:

  • to Palm Jumeirah: 13 minutes
  • to Jebel Ali: 21 minutes
  • to Downtown Dubai: 26 minutes
  • to Dubai International Airport: 33 minutes
  • to Mall of the Emirates: 10 minutes
  • to Arabian Ranches: 20 minutes
The Meadows in Dubai Area Guide

Amenities and facilities in The Meadows

  • The Meadows Town Centre and The Springs Souk
  • Spinney's supermarket, Marks & Spencers and Carrefour
  • Multiple shared pools, outdoor gyms and changing areas
  • BBQ spaces in each shared community park
  • Salons, gyms and sporting facilities
  • Multiple casual dining options, cafes and restaurants

As this Dubai area actively promotes outdoor living, there is great access to sports and recreational facilities throughout The Meadows communities. There's are gyms in The Meadows Town Centre and in The Springs Souk.

In terms of schools in The Meadows, there's Emirates International School by the petrol station, as well as Dubai British School, additionally, there are several nurseries in The Meadows; some are walking distance, and some only a short drive away. For nurseries, we have a dedicated guide to Dubai's nurseries that you can browse to find the nearest one to you.

For health clinics and dentists in The Meadows, you can find the nearest one to you by using our directory, here.

What's life like in The Meadows?

  • Safe gated communities
  • Secure place for family living, with pools, gyms and parks
  • Enjoy peaceful living, between greenery and vast lakes
  • Close proximity to city hubs like JLT, Dubai Marina, Dubai Internet City and others
  • Perfect for golf enthusiasts - with easy access to Montgomerie golf course
  • Part of Emirates Living communities

Life in The Meadows offers a secure, private lifestyle that's perfect for families. Far enough away from city life, but still close enough to enjoy an evening out in one of the city's hubs, The Meadows offers nature-loving residents the perfect place to enjoy vast lakes and rich greenery.

Hugely family-friendly, the area promotes healthy, outdoor living and comes complete with shared pools, gyms and parks - plus there's plenty of restaurants and supermarkets to ensure you have everything that you need right on your doorstep.

In close proximity to some of Dubai's main business districts, The Meadows is a popular choice for expatriate families in Dubai and is undoubtedly a great place to raise children or where couples can start their own family.

Despite being close to other busy areas, The Meadows is an area mostly free of traffic jams... With only school drop-off and pick-up causing the roads to get a little busy.

The Meadows in Dubai Area Guide
The Meadows in Dubai Area Guide

The Meadows by day

This residential area is bustling throughout the day; parents head to and from school to collect their kids, you'll witness fitness-lovers on their bicycles or in the shared gym areas, or spot residents heading to do their grocery shop. Thanks to the plethora of walkways, it's not uncommon to see mums with pushchairs, dog-lovers, joggers or families enjoying a stroll around the landscaped public places.

At a weekend, expect a little congestion nearby the Mosque as Muslims had for their Friday prayers, plus there's a conveniently placed petrol station in the community - complete with its own 24 hour fast food outlets.

Thanks to the shopping and leisure facilities in the vicinity; The Meadows Town Centre and The Springs Souk, the community is well-served in terms of stores, shops, cafes, restaurants, salons. During the day, these are generally bustling with residents living in the area.

The Meadows by night

Head to either shopping centres for a bite to eat, or enjoy a stroll around one of the huge lakes. You'll find dog-walkers and fitness enthusiasts out and about in the area, as they complete their daily to-do list before heading home for the night.

At peak hours, the area is busier - but not too busy that you'll be stuck in traffic congestion. Our only advice would be to avoid The Meadows Town Centre around rush hour, as residents head to the store to grab their evening meals.

Generally, the dining scene in the area is considered to be casual, but fine-dining options are available close-by in neighbouring areas like Dubai Marina and JLT. Alternatively, you can head to The Montgomerie or Emirates Golf Club for food and drinks.

The Meadows in Dubai Area Guide

Who lives in The Meadows?

  • Young couples/couples planning to start a family
  • Professionals and their families with young kids
  • Parents with older children and teenagers

Thanks to the secure and peaceful environment, The Meadows is undeniably a great place to raise children, thanks to the community spirit, easy access to amenities and top-class recreational facilities.

You'll find a mix of nationalities living in The Meadows - from expats to Emiratis - and the area is predominantly filled by families with children and/or teenagers. The odd young couple may also be your neighbour, and they're most likely planning on starting a family.

Thanks to the areas abundance of green spaces and paved walkways, it's a great place to live for pet owners - particularly those who have dogs that require extra space to roam!

The Meadows in Dubai Area Guide
The Meadows in Dubai Area Guide

Properties for rent and sale in The Meadows

Average rental prices in The Meadows are as follows:

  • 3 bedroom villa: AED 195,000
  • 4 bedroom villa: AED 220,000
  • 5 bedroom villa: AED 270,000

Average sales prices for properties in The Meadows are as follows:

  • 3 bedroom villa: AED 3,700,000
  • 4 bedroom villa: AED 4,350,000
  • 5 bedroom villa: AED 5,200,000
  • 6 bedroom villa: AED 6,960,000
  • 7 bedroom villa: AED 7,000,000
The Meadows in Dubai Area Guide

What are properties like in The Meadows?

The Meadows sub-communities offers residents a choice between 3 to 7 bedroom villas,and there's a large variety of layouts and sizes. Each unit comes with large balconies and huge gardens to allow residents to appreciate the beautiful surroundings.

Each villa is spacious, and all have been designed and constructed in an architectural style that reflects Dubai's heritage. Most are two-storey, detached villas with their own garages and most have their own pools. Each unit has its own gate and entry way, and you might find it refreshing to see variances in landscaping design.

The Meadows in Dubai Area Guide
The Meadows in Dubai Area Guide

What are noise levels like in The Meadows?

Besides the general noise of daily life from kids playing in the parks, or dogs out for a stroll with their owners, The Meadows are generally a very quiet, serene place to live.

You may hear a neighbour enjoying a BBQ or having a party every once in a while, but thanks to the space between each villa - very rarely will you be annoyed by noise in the area.