Al Sufouh

Al Sufouh is an area in western Dubai, bordered by the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, Al Barsha, and Emirates Hills. It is home to a number of free zones such as Dubai Knowledge Village, Dubai Internet City, and Dubai Media City.


There’s a great choice of hotel accommodation in Al Sufouh.

The Madinat Jumeirah resort is located at the northern end of the district and is home to a number of 5 star hotels (Mina A’ Salam, Al Qasr, and Dar Al Masyaf).

At the southern end of Al Sufouh there are a number of luxury beachfront properties; the Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, plus the 3 hotels at the One&Only Royal Mirage (The Palace, Arabian Court, and The Residence & Spa).

Hotels at Dubai Media City include the Media One Hotel, Radisson Blu, and Arjaan. Travellers on a budget can stay at the 2-star Holiday Inn Express at Dubai Internet City.

Real Estate

In stark contrast to the apartment towers of its neighbour the Dubai Marina, residential properties in Al Sufouh are mainly expensive villas.


Shopping malls in and around Al Sufouh include the Souk Madinat Jumeirah and the Mall of the Emirates.

Attractions & Entertainment

There are plenty of entertainment options nearby such as the Wild Wadi Water Park plus the cinema, indoor ski centre, and other attractions at the Mall of the Emirates.

Championship golf courses within easy reach are the Faldo Course, The Majlis Course, and The Montgomerie.


Schools in Al Sufouh include the Wellington International School and Dubai College. Both follow the National Curriculum for England.


There are two Dubai Metro stations in Al Sufouh;  Nakheel Metro Station and Dubai Internet City Metro Station. Both stations are on the Red Line.

The Dubai Tram opened in November 2014. The route loops around Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach Residence before heading into Al Sufouh.

Those wishing to ride the Palm Jumeirah Monorail can begin their journey at Gateway Station.

Map of Al Sufouh

Interactive map of Al Sufouh.