Al Safa: a residential district with a park and new houses in Dubai

DAMAC Safa One in Al Safa is located right in the center of the city. It is extremely attractive, not only due to its architectural features and amenities. The complex is constructed in the famous Safa Park area. The community is also close to the hustle and bustle of Downtown Dubai and the lively Kite Beach. Those who reside in the area can enjoy an always-on lifestyle because of the many neighboring busiest areas. The magnificent Dubai Water Canal also runs through the territory and offers great views of the Dubai skyline. What else do potential property buyers need to know about the district?

Residential complex DAMAC Safa One in Al Safa in Dubai

Al Safa is separated into Al Safa 1 and Al Safa 2, two sub-communities. These communities have proved to be good for tenants and investors by offering a broad selection of apartments, villas, and townhouses.

You should also know that:

  • Here is Safa Park, one of the most sought-after parks in Dubai.
  • The neighborhood consists of various residential types.
  • The apartments have breathtaking views of the Dubai Water Canal and the city’s horizon.
  • Closeness to Sheikh Zayed Road, Downtown Dubai, and Kite Beach brings more convenience to the area.
  • Umm Suqeim, Al Wasl, and Jumeirah are nearby.

An overview of the community

The majority of the housing units here are villas, However, there are also apartment buildings and semi-detached options. A convenient lifestyle with many sights, schools, supermarkets, and health centers is created for residents here. Even if you can’t find specific places in the community, a few basic amenities are located in neighboring areas.

Alongside a comfortable lifestyle, the community boasts breathtaking views. The Water Canal of Dubai runs through the area and appears as a picturesque view of the skyline. The district offers a cozy lifestyle for families, solo residents, and students.

Real estate in Al Sama

Modern architectural designs with Islamic and European influences can be seen in the surrounding housing estates. Numerous accommodation options are available in the two sub-communities known as Al Safa 1 and Al Safa 2.

The area is mainly known for its detached villas and semi-detached villas that are part of the complexes. Their configurations start at a minimum of 3 bedrooms. Some extra luxurious mansions have 11 or more bedrooms. The most common options are three-, four-, five-, and six-bedroom villas.

There are not many housing estates in this area. However, several apartment buildings, including the new Safa One projects, have spacious layouts and a broad variety of amenities.

Living in Al-Safa

The district is famous for the community lifestyle as well. Many people choose to live in villa complexes because of the security they provide, as these complexes are gated. Other advantages include access to public facilities such as sports fields, playgrounds, gyms, and many more.

Splendor Villas, Wasl Square, and Al Hala Complexes are popular in Al Safa 1.

Splendor Villas is located right in the center of Al Safa 1. It consists of 90 houses and offers four-bedroom duplex residences. Each unit has a private swimming pool and a well-maintained garden. Wasl Square is another sought-after local development. It consists of 174 three- and four-bedroom townhouses. Al Hala is a small complex that includes only 16 villas. Each of them has its own private swimming pool. Residents can get to a small community center and a gym in the north part of the area.

Al Safa 2 is included in Bayti 22 and Al Wasl Village clusters. Each of the Bayti 22 villas has four rooms. A private garden, a laundry room, and a maid’s room are located in each building. There are 26 four-bedroom semi-detached homes in Al Wasl Village. Every building has its own pool, garden, patio, grilling area, laundry room, and maid’s quarters. Additionally, Al Wasl Village is pet-friendly.

Al Safa’s rental market trends

Villa typeThe average annual price, AED
Three-bedroom option140,000
Four-bedroom option172,000
Five-bedroom option212,000
Six-bedroom option297,000

Villas for rent are equipped with such amenities, as laundry rooms, spacious balconies, storage rooms, and rooms for servants. Some villas even offer 24/7 facility management. Renting a five-bedroom villa will cost AED 212,000 on average per year. The average rent for a smaller three-bedroom villa is AED 140,000.

Apartment typeThe average annual price, AED
One-bedroom option67,000
Two-bedroom option93,000
Three-bedroom option128,000

Most of the rental apartments are close to Safa Park. This is convenient for a quick walk or a family visit to the playgrounds. Although the neighborhood mostly consists of low-rise residential buildings, many of them have stunning views of the grandiose Dubai Water Canal from their balconies and windows.

The cost of renting a studio is about AED 40,000. A spacious one-bedroom two-bathroom apartment will be rented out for AED 67,000 on average. People who are looking for a larger housing option can find a two-bedroom apartment for AED 93,000. At the same time, renting a three-bedroom apartment can cost about AED 128,000 a year.

Al Safa’s rental market trends

There are very few properties for sale in Dubai in Al Safa. So, potential homeowners willing to buy real estate in this area have to expect a price higher than AED 10,000,000 for a five-bedroom family home.

Return on investment

Investments in Al Safa housing can bring an average of 3% ROI a year.

Communities within Al Safa

The neighborhood has two sub-communities. Al Safa 1, with its clusters, is the most popular. It borders Safa Park to the north. The sub-community offers different accommodations.

Al Safa 2, another sub-community, shares a border with Jumeirah 3, a mixed-use project development.


Safa One by DAMAC Properties is a project that changes not only the face of Al Safa, but also the very idea of comfort. The excellent location of this residential building in a self-sufficient area only highlights the positive qualities of this residence.

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