Family-based spot neighbouring Jumeirah
Neighbouring Umm Suqeim 1, Umm Suqeim 3 and Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim 2 is part of a large district in the middle of Dubai.
Umm Suqeim was the best residential location over the years and has grown to house several hip and busy neighbourhoods in the area.
It’s a great location for a family-based lifestyle and for those who want numerous amenities within a block area – it has lots of cafes, shops, restaurants and entertainment options.
Residents are also able to choose from villas and townhouses that are close to Dubai’s hotspots and just a few minutes from the beach…Umm Suqeim 2 proves to be a good location for long-term expats and Emirati nationals.
With white-washed villas and townhouses, Umm Suqeim is a large area and is very popular for renting from landlords in Dubai and is especially popular with large families.
Public transport in Umm Suqeim 2
- Umm Suqeim, Library 1 Bus stop
- Umm Suqeim, Library 2 Bus stop
- Wasl, Road 6 2 Bus stop
- Umm Suqeim, Park 1 Bus stop
- Umm Suqeim, Park 2 Bus stop
Commute times by car from Umm Suqeim 2
You can reach the following from Umm Suqeim 2:
- To Dubai International Airport: 15 minutes
- To Sheikh Zayed Road: 10 minutes
- To Burj Khalifa: 22 minutes
- To Kite Beach: 5 minutes
- To Mall of The Emirates: 20 minutes
Amenities and facilities in Umm Suqeim 2
- Spinney's, Choitrams, Union Coop and Waitrose
- Several mosques throughout the community
- St. Mary’s Catholic Church
- Hindu Temple
- Kings’ School Dubai
- Emirates International School
- English College
- J3 Mall and The Mall
- Access to Kite Beach
One of the main reasons why the price tag on any villa in Umm Suqeim might be high is due to the immense amount of amenities you are getting in return for your money.
If your work is further away, that would be the only time you’ll use your car as the area offers lots of amenities that are within walking distances from one another.
From several supermarkets for your grocery shopping, you’ll never have to queue in line at the mall to fill up your fridge. Or if your schedule is busy and you’d like to visit your dentist, you’ll find a clinic on every block along with pediatric clinics, hospitals, cosmetic clinics and more.
And of course, Kite Beach is always no more than 10 minutes driving from Umm Suqeim as it extends along the coastline of Umm Suqeim 1, 2, 3.
Schools and nurseries in Umm Suqeim 2
There are several schools and nurseries located in Umm Suqeim 2 and neighbouring areas - we've hand-picked some to help you get started with your search for your child's education here...
What's life like in Umm Suqeim 2?
- Active residents during the day and night
- Beach goers and water active people
- People enjoying the amenities in the area
- Kids being dropped off to school
Life in Umm Suqeim is a busy yet quiet one…you’ll always find people running errands, dropping their kids off to school or simply enjoying a cup of coffee at the several cafes in the area.
But most importantly, residents will always take time out to enjoy the nearby beach whether it’s during the day for some water activities or at times for a jog around the beach track.
Residents enjoy the peace, quiet and privacy that come with living in villas and townhouses here, while most villas are located near the main road, the area is a bustling touristic hub and a popular spot for locals in Dubai.
Umm Suqeim also has a lot to offer those who seek an active lifestyle, with lots of free amenities that people can utilize – from parks to the beach to malls.
This area is regarded as a posher neighbourhood to live in Dubai and has become a social hub for expats and nationals alike.
Umm Suqeim 2 by day
Umm Suqeim 1,2 or 3 are within minutes of each other – the long road that connects these districts is full of life during the day and night time.
Umm Suqeim is an active persons’ haven…from those who are walking their dog, jogging at the beach or getting out of the gym, you will always find something to do.
And while most people are at work during the day, parents will drop their kids off at nursery or at school during early morning timings as Umm Suqeim offers good schooling options.
Stay at home mums can also go grocery shopping or catch up with their best friends at a nearby café and enjoy a cup of coffee while gorgeous views of the beach.
The day at Umm Suqeim may be quiet but the noise picks up as we get into later times in the day and as Dubai heads into the winter season with more and more tourists hitting landmarks in the area.
Umm Suqeim 2 by night
By nighttime, everyone is returning from work or picking their kids from school…the area becomes more crowded than it was during the day.
Traffic sometimes piles up in popular areas in the neighbourhood – near gas stations, malls, restaurants, supermarkets etc…
But around 8 PM, the roads clear up and people might be trying to get in a last minute exercise at Kite Beach’s jogging track or might just stroll around and grab a cup of tea to sit on a bench somewhere.
Others may be meeting up with some friends to catch up or watch a football game at one of the various cafes and restaurants in the area.
Who lives in Umm Suqeim 2?
- Medium to large families
- Long-time expats
- Majority are UAE nationals
Umm Suqeim is not much diversified as other residential locations around Dubai…while there are expats in the area.
It is mostly occupied by long-time UAE nationals, who at times, rent out their villas or townhouses to seeking expats.
But nonetheless, the area is a popular location for families and those looking for larger houses as the area offers villas that are great for medium to large families.
The schools in the area also attract families that are looking to send their kids to a school in the neighbourhood for ease of pick up and drop offs.
Residents who live here also enjoy the benefits and amenities that the area has to offer in terms of shopping, medicine, leisure and more.
Properties for rent and sale in Umm Suqeim 2
Average rental prices in Umm Suqeim 2 are as follows:
- 3 bedroom villas: AED145,000
- 4 bedroom villas: AED165,000
- 5 bedroom villas: AED 180,000
- 6 bedroom villas: AED225,000
Average sales prices for properties in Umm Suqeim 2 are as follows:
- 4 bedroom villas: AED19,000,000
What are properties like in Umm Suqeim 2?
The residential options across all areas of Umm Suqeim range from personally modified villas or common looking villas in the area – from detached to semi-detached villas.
Umm Suqeim also offers residents who are seeking more spacious options the ability to find 3 to 7 bedroom villas that are detached or within communities.
The villas usually range in style, while some may buy a plot of land and build their own villas, the already existing villas can look colonial, tradition or very modern.
While communities come with communal pools and green spaces, most villas have their own backyards that they can build pools into or just enjoy using during the winter time.
However, all villas are gated with their own gates and have usually separate mini houses in case the owners would like to hire an in-house security or guard man.
Pre-existing houses can be a bit older as the area has been a hotspot among residents for years, so if you are planning to rent keep in mind that maintenance must be required as most are pre-used homes.
What are noise levels like in Umm Suqeim 2?
- Some noise from schools and nurseries
- Some noise from dogs and pets
- Some traffic noise from rush hour
- Some noise from fireworks during celebrations
Umm Suqeim is a quiet residential area during the day and won’t have many loud noises coming from residences in the area as most are either at school or at work.
Nannies are often seen picking up the kids from school or nurseries, so areas that house these amenities may have some noise as the children are at school during the day.
Some villas also have dogs and pets and can have some noise but rarely that it is too loud to alert authorities.
At night the area might pick up with noise as more Dubai residents may stop by and use some of the amenities in the area – from clinics, hospitals, restaurants, malls and more.
Umm Suqeim is neighbouring Jumeirah, which is a popular location for fireworks during celebratory and festive seasons in Dubai.