Umm Suqeim Community Guide

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Umm Suqeim Community Guide

Umm Suqeim is located on the seashore between Jumeirah and Al Sufouh in western Dubai. There are three settlements in this district: Umm Suqeim 1, 2, and 3.

This community’s residences are nearly all ‘free standing’ villas, not in gated communities or complexes.

Jumeirah to the north, Al Sufouh to the south, and Umm Al Sheif, Al Manara, and Al Safa to the west encircle Umm Suqeim.

Because properties in Umm Suqeim may only be sold to GCC nationals, ex-pats must rent.

Highway Access:

Umm Suqeim is ideal for commuters and families alike, with easy access to Sheikh Zayed Road (E11), Dubai’s major highway, and decent neighboring public transportation.

Landmarks in the Area:
  • The Mall of the Emirates is a 10-minute drive away.
  • The Burj Al Arab is about 8 minutes away by car.
  • Meraas is 21 minutes away from La Mer.
  • The Walk JBR is about 18 minutes away by car.
  • Al Maktoum International Airport is 38 minutes away, while Ibn Battuta Mall is 18 minutes away.
  • Dubai International Airport is 40 minutes away by car.
  • Palm Jumeirah is 14 minutes away by car.
  • Dubai Mall is a 15-minute drive away.


Hotels in Umm Suqeim include:

There are several luxurious hotels in Umm Suqeim, including:

  • Hotel Jumeirah Beach
  • Park Regis Store
  • Dubai’s Lemon Tree Hotel


Umm Suqeim’s schools and universities include:

There are many well-known schools nearby UMM SUQEIM, such as Emirates International School Jumeirah and King’s School Dubai. There are also several smaller nurseries for the younger children. Some of the greatest colleges in Dubai, such as the American University of Dubai and Middlesex University, are only 15 minutes away.

Clinics and hospitals:

There are several pharmacies as well as smaller speciality clinics. In Umm Suqeim, there is also the bigger interdisciplinary Medcare Hospital. The Children’s Medical Centre is one of Dubai’s best children’s hospitals.

The benefits of living in Umm Suqeim include:
  • There are several educational institutions and healthcare facilities to choose from.
  • Some of the nicest beaches are easily accessible.
  • In the surrounding region, there are various cafés and restaurants.
  • It is a pet-friendly neighborhood.
  • Public transportation is easily accessible.


The disadvantages of living in Umm Suqeim are as follows:
  • Congestion in the traffic.
  • Property prices in this area are slightly elevated.
  • Because this region is dominated by principal villas, the options for flats are limited.