The discovery of oil in Dubai was a major turnaround in its transformation making it the most popular emirate in the UAE. A lot of residents and tourists who can afford to spend lavishly don’t withhold the desire to do so. Investment, however, became the norm when luxurious properties and unimaginable architectural designs were brought to life. Various communities were developed within a span of 20 years for wealthy individuals willing to invest.

This article, therefore, highlights the most expensive properties in various communities in Dubai as at the year 2020.

1. Palm Jumeirah

A lot can be said about this well-structured man-made island with a spectacular palm tree shape when viewed from the sky. Palm Jumeirah is one of the most sensational destinations for investors and renters for several reasons such as – the skyline, amenities, the captivating view of the city, classic hotels, spacious properties, a family-friendly environment, and a variety of attractions to visit. Since it was established in 2007, it has been the most visited and invested island in the city by A-list celebrities.

The most expensive, deluxe properties within this area include:

a. Villas

The iconic designs of some villas in this community will leave you in awe. The villas are built to exceptional standards and styles for your convenience. Most of these villas come with luxurious amenities such as floor-to-ceiling glass windows for a charming view, more parking spaces than a regular villa, Jacuzzi, a sauna, a gymnasium, an infinity pool, and a separate guest house for your special guests. Some examples of these villas include:

  • Signature Villa

Impressively built to match the taste of the high-end buyer or renter. This 6 -bedroom villa has a square area of 14,312 Sq. Ft. What’s most fascinating about this villa is the unique guillotine window that opens using a motorized system. Amenities This property offers several allocated parking spaces for residents, an infinity pool with an extraordinary night view of the sky, Jacuzzis, a sauna and steaming room, a gymnasium with many types of equipment, and a barbecue area. This property is estimated to cost around AED 82,500.

  •  Serviced Villa

This villa is affiliated with the Emerald Palace Kempinski Hotel, has 5 bedrooms, and is 21,537 Sq. Ft. It is especially sought after because it is fully furnished, taking away the stress of furnishing a home, especially for a short-term stay. The amenities include valet parking, an inviting reception and impeccable service, 4 allocated parking spaces, a steaming room and sauna, a private barbecue spot, a Jacuzzi, and a gym which all come at a cost of AED 97,000.


  • XXII Carat Club Villa

Situated in an exquisite location in Palm Jumeirah is this ultra-modern beachfront villa. The fully furnished home is 12,163Sq. Ft in area has 7 bedrooms. The view from this villa is truly astonishing. The amenities on this property include a gymnasium, a private pool, 4 allocated parking spaces, a reception service, a sauna and steaming room, and concierge service. If you dream of living an extravagant life, this should be your ideal home.

b. Apartment

  •  5-bedroom apartments in Palm Jumeirah

Affiliated with the FIVE Palm Jumeirah Hotel, formerly known as Viceroy Hotel and Resort, Dubai, is this spacious and dazzling apartment. This luxurious property boasts of an enthralling interior with a jaw-dropping view of Palm Jumeirah. These spaciously designed apartments have amenities like a private garden, outdoor Jacuzzi, and ultra-modern kitchens. The property is suitable for families to live in and have a memorable experience.

2. City Walk

Home to exorbitant restaurants, high-end brands, and famous places of attraction is this open community. This area is well known due to its European-themed design making it a “western city” within the emirate. It is a hot spot due to its remarkable amenities, and its proximity to the transportation system and other vibrant communities. Apartments in City Walk have usually between 1 and 4 bedrooms with an additional maid’s room. The most luxurious property in City Walk is Building 6b, a fully furnished serviced duplex in the neighborhood suitable for families. Basic features of this property include house-keeping, contemporary design, an elegant and fully furnished kitchen, floor-to-ceiling windows, a maid’s room, a pool, a sauna, and a steaming room, a gym, reception service, play areas for kids, and close proximity to malls.

3. Dubai Marina

A stylish community within the vibrant city is the Dubai Marina. This community is well known for its man-made canal, vivid skyline, skyscrapers, and residents with a luxurious lifestyle. Its nearness to Palm Jumeirah makes it a great place of interest. Properties in this community are generally exquisite, highly priced, mostly fully furnished, and have an array of contemporary architectural designs making it a trendy community to invest and live in. Some of the most exotic properties include:

a. Cayan Tower

A family-friendly fully furnished apartment built to the taste of residents. This 3-bedroom penthouse provides its residents with a unique 180-degree view of the entire Palm Jumeirah, Bluewaters Island, and Dubai Marina. From the hallway to the penthouse, you will be taken through a world of glamour. Elegant amenities in this property include a semi-open kitchen leading to the main room, a maid’s room, a private pool, a well-situated dressing room, and a balcony that shows the awesome design of the city.

b.Emirate Crown

Having a befitting 3 bedroom spacious enough to give the extra comfort of a study and room for a maid is what most elite renters and investors opt for. With an entirely furnished gourmet kitchen, and living and dining room, families won’t want to miss this offer. The view from this apartment shows the Dubai Eye and sea view. The 3881 sq. ft. apartment offers enchanting amenities such as a gym, reception services, a swimming pool, a sauna, and a barbecue space. All bedrooms are en suite. Residents have the luxury of shopping, schooling, and access to great medical facilities within the community.

4. Downtown Dubai

Downtown Dubai is home to the tallest building in the world – The Burj Khalifa, and the largest mall – The Dubai Mall, and is one of the most visited communities by tourists. Residents and investors choose this location because it is a central point to other communities. One of the most expensive properties is the 118 Duplex penthouse. According to most real estate websites, this is the most expensive and valuable property in Dubai. The property is limited to apartments and penthouses but offers mind-blowing interior design – floor-to-ceiling windows with a panoramic view of the vibrant city, a stylish kitchen, ornamented balcony, and terraces with spectacular architectural design. With its 11,598 sq. ft. area and internal lift, residents of the 6-bedroom penthouse can live extravagantly. Its proximity to the Dubai mall makes it of great interest.

5. Dubai Silicon Oasis

A location very close to prestigious universities, it has been unarguably the most sought-after destination for students as well as some working professionals. This community is therefore designed to suit the needs and lifestyle of various residents with its welcoming nature. Its nearness to malls, Dubai airport, and the metro station is an added advantage. Some of the most luxurious homes include


  • Summer Villas

In a tranquil and serene environment away from the bustling part of the city are these standalone villas. It is an ideal home for conservative families and has all the facilities needed to make the living experience peaceful – schools, hospitals, and malls. The villas here have usually either 3 or 4 bedrooms and are equipped with a garage, kids play area, a swimming pool, a garden, free maintenance, and lots more. This spacious 3,100 sq. ft. villas have a top-notch security system.

  • Cedre Villa

Just like Summer Villas, Cedre Villas consist of three types of contemporary houses which are called the Twin, Town, and Executive villas. These villas of 3900 Sq. ft. have either 3, 4, or 5 bedrooms. The private nature of this neighborhood gives residents the luxury of a tranquil environment with access to a variety of facilities. The buildings are quite simple in design with spacious gardens, a maid’s room, a study, a balcony, and a garage. Residents have access to various restaurants and cafés and a mini-mall.


B Apartment

  • Bingatti

Prestigious new property in Dubai Silicon Oasis is the Bingatti building. It is known for its spectacular architectural design, unique white, and orange color, and western interior. Although Bingatti is a family-friendly residence, highly paid working professionals and wealthy students are not excluded from renting this property. The amenities in this building include – an ultra-modern closed kitchen, a maid’s room, a study, a gym, a swimming pool, and proximity to schools, supermarkets, restaurants, hospitals and offices with a 2200 sq. ft. area. 

6. Emirate Hills

For nature lovers, Emirate Hills is one beautiful community you would want to call home. Being an expensive and well-designed community with the finest of materials, Emirate Hills is undoubtedly for the prim and proper. This lush villa boasts of very modern technology which is, the ability to control devices in the home from anywhere within the vicinity, how smart is that? In awe of the property yet? Wait till you see the view of the golf course and peaceful greenery oozing mother nature at its peak.

7. Business Bay

One of the most sought-after commercial and residential areas is this vibrant community. This stylishly designed neighborhood a small distance away from downtown Dubai has fantastic architectural structures that wow its residents. One of the most expensive apartments in this location is the Volante Tower. The elegance of this apartment begins from its proximity to the Dubai Canal to a spacious balcony and contemporary interior which makes it an ideal location to live in. Some other reasons to live in this property are its unique interior design like the master’s suite having its own living area, and floor-to-ceiling windows with a great view of the skyline which is certainly suitable for a variety of lifestyles.

8. District One

District One Residences is a world-class exclusive community that consists of one, two, and three-bedroom apartments, villas of up to 7 bedrooms, and mansions of up to 7 bedrooms as well. Its design exhibits luxury with a ceiling-to-floor window showing a view of the vicinity. You can watch the sunrise and set from this location. The basic amenities in this community include an infinity pool, reception and concierge service, Jacuzzi, gymnasium, swimming pool, sauna, and game rooms. This community has villas of three models - Contemporary, Modern Arabic, and Mediterranean styles.

9. Jumeirah Golf Estate

Looking for a suitable home to retire to? Jumeirah Golf Estates has all you need. The features of this area with lush greenery make it of elite standard. This family-friendly estate provides extra comfort and safety to its residents. Some facilities well suited for this haven include a variety of restaurants, a golf academy, and recreational facilities with a deluxe feel. Some distance away are schools, hospitals, and malls which residents of the estate can access. Two major outstanding properties of the class include:

a. Redwood Avenue, which includes unfurnished yet ready-to-move-in 8286 sq. ft. villas. These exclusive 5-bedroom properties are designed to give a western feel and contemporary luxury. They have the latest interior designs, gigantic basements for entertainment, garages, and pools.

b. Wildflower Mansion, another alluring property, is a professionally designed 23,000 sq. ft. mansion. With its must-see interior and detailed 6 bedrooms, residents are treated to a comfortable home. The view overlooking the golf course is breathtaking. Most of the amenities in this property are contemporary such as a Jacuzzi, home theatre, a guest house, gym, courtyard pool for relaxation, and so on. The features of this mansion show that it was modeled with a potential resident in mind.


In conclusion, you can get started on investing or renting one of these luxurious properties by searching This real estate property website features several of the most prestigious homes.

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