Al Satwa

Al Satwa is a slice of Dubai's original street life. It’s home to low-rise buildings and small villas with beautiful verandas, alongside tree-lined walkways, retail stores and beauty services aplenty, ensuring there is never a dull moment in this busy locale.

It is located southwest of Bur Dubai and adjacent to Sheikh Zayed Road. Originally, its residents were mainly of the Baloch tribe. As the government provided better houses for Emiratis staying here, only few Arabs are found residing here.

Notable features include the Iranian Hospital, Satwa Grand Mosque and the Al Satwa bus terminal. Al Satwa is known for its large South Asian community, especially Filipino Nationals. It is often referred to as Mini-Manila by Filipino community. E 11 (Sheikh Zayed Road) forms the southern boundary of Al Satwa, Jumeirah 1 borders its northern area.

Pop in to the many retail stores in this neighborhood, where you'll find everything from bespoke tailoring and casual fashion, to kitsch jewelry and home decor. You may stumble across Al Hudaiba Road, or Plant Street, as it is fondly known thanks to the rows and rows of flowers and plant shops found here. 

Follow the crowd to a nearby eatery for a quick pick-me-up meal – from Pakistani cuisine to Levantine dishes, you'll find it all here. Favorites include the meaty shawarma from Al Mallah (you won’t be able to stop at just one), and warming achari curry at Ravi Restaurant.

But there are pockets of flavor to discover everywhere – in between residential buildings and alleyways, and inside humble shopping complexes. The vibe continues at Al Satwa Park, where you’ll find families taking a stroll and friends enjoying a chat as they catch up after a busy day. It's simple moments like these that make Satwa shine.

Transportation and Parking Spaces

Primarily, the residential towers and villas have dedicated parking spaces with reserved spots. Some are paid and some are not. Free parking spaces in Al Satwa can be found in the street and the basements of commercial towers. The streets are busy, therefore, visitors can park at a spot for a limited time and parking may be an issue for residents with more than one vehicle.

Public Transportation

Getting around is convenient as there are plenty of bus stops nearby. The community is surrounded by bus stations which service many different parts of Dubai. So, RTA buses are the primary mode of public transportation in Satwa.

Moreover, X13 is one of the popular bus routes connecting many areas of Dubai and those living in Al Satwa can catch one from many stations within the vicinity. The X 13 bus Dubai shuttles from Satwa Masjid, Satwa Bus Station and Satwa Post Office.

Nearby metro stations include the World Trade Centre and Emirates Towers on the Red Line of the Dubai Metro.


Nearby Areas

Al Satwa is set amidst many popular communities in Dubai. Hence, it is connected to the key landmarks, major road routes, commercial hubs and popular tourist attractions. Apart from Jumeirah and Bur Dubai, the residential communities of Al Wasl, Al Jafiliya and Al Hudaiba are located alongside the boundaries of Al Satwa. 

Downtown Dubai, the central tourist destination lies in the south-eastern region of Al Satwa. DIFC, another key area of Dubai and a major financial hub is also a next-door neighbor to this self-sufficient community.

Things to Consider

Streets in Al Satwa are busy, therefore, It might not be your choice if you want to live away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Those who work in neighboring areas and are looking for a central residence that is on the affordable side can consider the properties in Al Satwa.

Why choose Al Satwa?

Arriving to any significant and pivotal decision has never been easy, especially when it comes to something as profound and significant as that of property investment. Investing one’s hard-earned money and probably years of saving in something as unpredictable and risky as property investment is not a decision they can make in the blink of an eye.

In fact, there are an umpteen number of mental roadblocks on the way to this decision which one needs to cross. An investor needs to be sure that this particular piece of land is going to reap him benefits and reward him.

Why should I invest all my money into this property? Is this investment going to turn out as profitable as I estimate it to? Would this explicit piece of land prove as bountiful in the future as lucrative as it looks right now? How would my life sustain within the premises of this development? Would I have access to enough facilities and touch points in the surroundings of this place?

Well, these and other hundreds and millions of questions are the ones that keep on popping up time and again in an investor’s brain once they start setting their mind to any investment. So if you want to know the answers to these qoestions, please contact us.