Al Barsha

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Welcome to Al Barsha, a thriving Dubai neighbourhood that flawlessly mixes the modern era with Arabian beauty. From magnificent hotels and landmark retail complexes to gorgeous sights and a thriving nightlife, Al Barsha has it all. Whether you're a visitor searching for adventure on your Dubai Tour package or a resident looking for a fresh experience, Al Barsha has plenty of places to explore and enjoy. 

  • Area: 38.1 km²
  • Emirate: Dubai
  • Established: 2000
  • Community number: 373-376

How to Reach Al Barsha?

If you're wondering how to get to Al Barsha, here are a few options:

  • By Car : Al Barsha is easily accessible by automobile because it is connected to major roads.
  • By Public Transportation: The Red Line of the Dubai Metro goes through Al Barsha, with two stations: Mall of the Emirates and Sharaf DG. Buses also run along numerous routes in the neighbourhood.

What to Expect at Al Barsha?

Al Barsha, a bustling neighbourhood in Dubai, guarantees visitors a unique experience. This lively region provides a wealth of sights and activities to partake in, from historic buildings to cultural delights on your Dubai trip for couples. Here's what to anticipate when you visit Al Barsha:

  • Luxurious Hotels: Al Barsha is known for its lavish hotels, making it a great destination for luxury travellers. Experience the opulence of world-renowned hotels such as the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, noted for its signature sail-shaped architecture and superb service.
  • Mall of the Emirates: As one of the world's largest shopping malls, Mall of the Emirates is a shopper's dream. Prepare to be blown away by the sheer number of high-end shops, multinational brands, and landmark stores catering to every taste and preference.
  • Ski Dubai: Ski Dubai, located within the Mall of the Emirates, delivers the excitement of winter activities to the desert. Whether you're a skier or simply want to experience snow in the middle of Dubai, this indoor ski resort provides an amazing experience.
  • Culinary Delights: Foodies will be thrilled by Al Barsha's various eating selections. The Dubai trip here is a feast for the senses, with fine-dining restaurants providing outstanding foreign cuisine and tiny cafés selling local pleasures.
  • Vibrant Nightlife: Al Barsha comes to life as the sun goes down and offers a dynamic nightlife environment. Explore fashionable pubs, rooftop lounges, and nightclubs to dance the night away, listen to live music, or savour beautifully made drinks.
  • Cultural Highlights: Visit the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, where you can immerse yourself in the local culture. Through entertaining activities and educational excursions, you may learn about Emirati traditions, customs, and lifestyle.
  • Parks and Outdoor Spaces: Nature enthusiasts will find peace in Al Barsha's vast green parks. Picnics, running, or simply relaxing are all possible at Al Barsha Pond Park and Al Barsha Park.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Dress modestly and observe local customs.
  • Due to Dubai's scorching temperature, stay hydrated and protect yourself from the sun.
  • Remember to greet people with “Salam” or “Hello” and to respect cultural conventions.
  • Al Barsha is a secure neighbourhood with a low crime rate.
  • Al Barsha is well-known for its luxury hotels such as the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah and the Kempinski Mall of the Emirates.
  • Enjoy a wide variety of eating options, from international cuisine to regional specialities.
  • Budget-friendly lodgings in Al Barsha include guest houses and serviced flats.
  • Discover the busy nightlife scene with trendy pubs, clubs, and lounges.


Are you ready for the great experience that Al Barsha has in store for you and your loved ones? There are plenty of superb hotels, world-class shopping centres, and various activities! Al Barsha provides something for everyone, whether you are looking for adventures, shopping, or relaxation in nature. Pickyourtrail offers fantastic Dubai Family tour packages that can help you discover more about Al Barsha. So, what are you still holding out for? Contact us to make your ideal vacation to Dubai a reality.

Yes, Al Barsha is a family-friendly community with a variety of attractions, parks, and entertainment opportunities for people of all ages.
Mall of the Emirates, Ski Dubai, Dubai Autodrome, and Al Barsha Pond Park are all popular attractions in Al Barsha.
 Yes, Al Barsha is home to opulent hotels such as the world-renowned Burj Al Arab Jumeirah and the Kempinski Mall of the Emirates.
Al Barsha's eating options are wide, including world cuisines, traditional Emirati specialities, and a range of gastronomic pleasures. 
You can get to Al Barsha from the airport via taxi, ride-sharing service or the Dubai Metro's Red Line, which has stops at the Mall of the Emirates and Sharaf DG.
 Al Barsha has a thriving nightlife scene that includes fashionable pubs, rooftop lounges, and nightclubs that showcase live music and DJ acts.
Yes, Al Barsha is well-connected, with the Dubai Metro's Red Line passing through the area, as well as several bus lines.
There are plenty of leisure activities ideal for families on vacation in Dubai at Al Barsha such as Ski Dubai, Magic Planet, and many more.
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