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 cafés draw many visitors. Mall of the Emirates and Ski Dubai are just a couple of the must-sees. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Al Barsha a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Al Barsha

The nearest airport is in Dubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.), located 13.9 mi (22.4 km) from the city center. 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 vacation rentals are available around Al Barsha?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 132 house rentals around Al Barsha. From 13 Houses to 100 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Al Barsha is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Al Barsha:

  • Dubai Marina: 411 vacation rentals
  • The Palm Jumeirah: 203 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Dubai: 263 vacation rentals
  • Old Dubai: 17 vacation rentals
  • Deira: 29 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Al Barsha?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Al Barsha. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Dubai Science Park: 1,291 home rentals
  • Ski Dubai: 1,292 home rentals
  • Mall of the Emirates Station: 1,274 home rentals
  • Miracle Garden: 1,288 home rentals
  • Mall of the Emirates: 1,292 home rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Al Barsha?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 13 Houses in Al Barsha. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Al Barsha include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 100 lodging choices
  • Villas: 8 lodging choices
  • Studios: 107 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Al Barsha?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 45 vacation homes with pool available in Al Barsha.