Mainly composed of villa developments, Mirdif is one of the grandest residential areas in Dubai. This sophisticated gated community is composed of European style villas with subtle Arabesque design influence. Mirdif has proved to be popular amongst both expatriates and Emiratis, rapidly developing a very diverse population over the years. This development offers residents both privacy and open verdant spaces, encouraging an active outdoor lifestyle for children and adults alike.

The main communities in this area are villa developments Shorouq and Ghoroob, and Uptown Mirdif, a “spa town” style development composed of townhouses, apartments, and retail spaces.

Mirdif has easy access to the rest of the city through Emirates Road, Al Khail Road, and Festival City Road.

Facilities and Amenities

The urban layout of Mirdif allows for outdoor activity, which is very apparent upon entering the area and seeing children biking or people jogging around the community. On the eastern side of Mirdif is Al Mushrif Park, where people relax, exercise, or cycle.

Within the community, there are basketball, volleyball, and tennis courts.


Its ideal location means Mirdif residents have easy access to many shopping arcades and outlets. Residents can head to Mirdif City Center, Dubai Festival City, Deira City Center, Lamcy Plaza, Abaya Mall, Dragon Mart, and Lulu Center for some retail therapy.


A few of the schools and nurseries in the area include Emirates British Nursery, Small Step Nursery, Super Kids Nursery, Cambridge International School, Star International School, Uptown School, Mirdif Private School, Gulf Indian High School, and Deira International School.

Health Care

Zulekha Hospital, Welcare Hospital, Mirdif Center for Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, NMC Specialty Hospital, Tower Clinic, and Mayo Clinic are a few of the top medical facilities near Mirdif.


Shorouq: A gated community in Mirdif containing up-scale homes in a peaceful and family-friendly environment.

Ghoroob: A 3.3 million sq. ft. community in the heart of Mirdif, offering luxury apartments for rent. These apartments range from studios to 3 bedrooms, and have a built-up size of 956 sq. ft. to 1,861 sq. ft.

Uptown Mirdif: Designed and planned similar to an ancient spa town, Uptown Mirdif features stylish apartments, villas, and townhouses. This tranquil community offers a variety of houses surrounded by landscaped gardens and recreational facilities.

ShorouqStudio to 4 (villa)775 – 4,098 sq. ft.
Ghoroob1 to 3956 – 1,861sq. ft.
TulipStudio to 3491 – 1,870 sq. ft.
Uptown Mirdif

Studio to 2 (apartment)
3 (townhouse)
3 (rowhouse)

480 – 1,600 sq. ft.
2,500 sq. ft.
2,000 sq. ft.

Other developments in Mirdif

  • Al Badiya
  • Al Manal Compound
  • Al Muhasinah
  • Courtyard Apartments
  • Garden Apartments