Al Barsha

Al Barsha is a community in west Dubai, close to the Palm Jumeirah and next to Al Sufouh. It is a convenient base for those working in the Knowledge Village or Media/Internet City.


Real Estate – Villas & Apartments

Properties here are typically 3 – 5 bedroom villas, with some apartment buildings in Al Barsha 1 (near the Mall of the Emirates).


The Mall of the Emirates is only shopping mall in the area. It offers more than 500 stores including a Carrefour hypermarket, and Debenhams and Harvey Nichols department stores. There’s also a Lulu Hypermarket next to the mall.

Attractions & Entertainment

Most entertainment options in Al Barsha are found at the Mall of the Emirates. Here you’ll find Ski Dubai, the VOX Cinemas, the Magic Planet amusement centre (10 pin bowling, arcade, rides etc.), and the Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre (theatre, art gallery, library).


Schools in Al Barsha include the Dubai American Academy and the Dubai National School.

The schools in Al Sufouh and Umm Suqeim are also close by.


The area is served by 3 Metro stations. All are on the Red Line:


Interactive map of Al Barsha.