Destination guide

The desert setting of Al Barsha is ready to explore

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Al Barsha. This city's shopping, skiing and cafes draw many visitors. Mall of the Emirates and Ski Dubai are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Al Barsha

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Al Barsha a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ski Dubai (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Aquaventure (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Emirates Golf Club (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Wild Wadi Water Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Arabian Ranches Golf Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Dubai Festival City Mall (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Al Barsha

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Al Barsha is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jumeira Beach and Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Dubai Creek (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Al Barsha Pond Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Dubai Butterfly Garden (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Umm Suqeim Beach (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Kite Beach (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Al Barsha

The nearest airport is in Dubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.), located 13.9 mi (22.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Dubai (DWC-Al Maktoum Intl.), which is 14.5 mi (23.3 km) away.

Consider catching the metro at Sharaf DG Station or Mall of the Emirates Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Al Barsha?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 132 holiday lettings around Al Barsha. From 12 houses to 98 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Al Barsha?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Al Barsha:

  • Dubai Marina: 526 holiday homes
  • The Palm Jumeirah: 238 holiday homes
  • Bur Dubai: 219 holiday homes
  • DIFC: 114 holiday homes
  • Downtown Dubai: 321 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Al Barsha? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Al Barsha. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Dubai Science Park: 1,564 holiday lettings
  • Miracle Garden: 1,417 holiday lettings
  • Dubai Butterfly Garden: 1,418 holiday lettings
  • Burj Khalifa: 1,590 holiday lettings
  • Jumeirah Golf Estates: 1,542 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Al Barsha listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Al Barsha?

Yes, of course. offers 12 Houses in Al Barsha. Our other popular types of Al Barsha holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 98 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 106 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Al Barsha?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 47 holiday homes with pool available in Al Barsha. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.