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Al Satwa

Al Satwa About the neighborhood

Al Satwa is a small residential community in Dubai. It is located near Sheikh Zayed Road (E11) on 2nd December Street, and it borders Jumeirah and Bur Dubai.

Al Satwa is a family-friendly area with an international community of residents and a lively atmosphere. There are plenty of retail outlets in the area, including groceries stores, clothing boutiques, tailoring shops, jewellery stores, building supply stores, furniture stores, pet shops, and pharmacies. Al Hudaiba Street, which is also known as Flower Street, offers flower shops and artificial plant stores. The most popular local supermarkets are Al Maya, Yamama, and Spring.

Residents can take advantage of nearby fitness centres, such as Star Gym Satwa, Sahin Gym, and Muscle Power Gym. The area also offers a selection of spas and beauty salons. Mandara Spa, Bella Style, and Bodyline Salon are available for women, and Diva, City Style, and Golden Star Salon are available for men.

Al Satwa has several secondary schools, including:

  • Wasl School for Girls
  • GEMS Wellington and Qurtoba elementary schools
  • Jumeirah Baccalaureate School
  • Al Shaab School

Higher education institutions are located in the neighbouring communities of Dubai International Academic City and Knowledge Village.

For medical services, residents can go to the Al Badaa Health Centre and Thumbay Hospital, which are situated within a short drive of the complex.

Al Satwa has a variety of residential communities with studios, apartments, villas, plots of land, modern offices, and retail spaces for sale and rent. The area offers public transport, which makes the community especially attractive to residents without personal cars. Numerous bus terminals provide connections to other parts of Dubai, and the most popular routes include the RTA and X13. The area also offers a Metro station.


  • Al Satwa is adjacent to Sheikh Zayed Road E11
  • Bordered by Al Badaa, Al Wasl, and Al Jafiliya
  • Burj Khalifa is 4.2 km away at a 10-minute drive
  • Dubai International Airport is 14 minutes away via E-11
  • Travelling to Downtown takes hardly 11 minutes via D-71 route
  • The fastest route towards Dubai Mall is D-71 and 22D Street

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