Best Leisure Options in Dubai Hills Estate
Labeled as ‘City within a City’, Dubai Hills Estate, a 2,700-acre multi-purpose development in MBR City, is set to become one of Dubai’s most popular areas. Since Dubai Hills Estate offers an endless amount of options when it comes to leisure and recreation, LuxuryProperty.com have compiled a list of the best leisure options in Dubai Hills Estate.
Dubai Hills Mall
Spanning over 11 million square meters, the highly-anticipated Dubai Hills Mall, currently under construction, is situated on the northern edge of Dubai Hills Estate. Dubai Hills Mall is a retail and entertainment complex set to feature 2 million square feet of leasable space, spread out over ground and first floor levels, and over 750 retail dining, and, leisure outlets.
Highlighting an exquisite design, the mall’s architecture takes inspiration from the concept of a central courtyard with a series of interconnected streetscapes. The angular layout provides easy orientation and a clear focus on the central space for events and special features. With more space for leisure options spread across the mall in form of exterior boulevards and concert spaces, the complex, spanning more than 11 million square meters, offers an outlet for visitors of all interests.
Scheduled to open in 2019, the Dubai Hills Mall, expected to be larger than the neighboring Mall of the Emirates, is set to become of one of Dubai’s premier shopping destinations and bring a unique blend of retail and community to the city.
Dubai Hills Park
The lifestyle at Dubai Hills Estate is designed to offer families plenty of opportunities to spend quality time. It is very outdoors-focused, with an emphasis on relaxation, fun and wellness. Dubai Hills Park is a key component of that lifestyle, covering an expansive area of 180,000 sq m. It is easily one of the largest parks in Dubai and may well be the largest in terms of overall size. Dubai Hills Park is ideally located a short distance from many of the community’s apartment complexes such as Mulberry and Park Heights, and is very easily accessible from the neighbourhoods of Maple and Sidra.
Dubai Hills Golf Course
Dubai Hills Estate offers a unique blend of elegantly-planned neighborhoods centered around a championship golf course. Comprising 7220 yards, the golf course is located in close proximity to all of the Dubai Hills Estate residences. This world-class, 18-hole golf course features wide contoured fairways and large undulating greens, which are surrounded by numerous valleys and lakes, making for a picturesque scene. Whether they’re serious golf players or someone looking for a casual leisure option, Dubai Hills Estate residents have a fantastic leisure retreat in the form of this golf course. Golf enthusiasts can also hone their skills at the Golf Academy.
Dubai Hills Community Events
The Dubai Hills Estate community hosts several community events – open to and for people of all interests – where residents can socialize and engage in exciting festivities. Some of the recently held events, part of ‘Dubai Hills Weekend’, include ‘Spring is in the Air’ and ‘Wonder Picnic’.
Celebrating the arrival of spring in Dubai, ‘Spring is in the Air’ offered a multitude of fun-filled festivities which include, but are not limited to, an outdoor cinema, live DJ, oversized inflatable props, face painting, art lab, and a petting zoo. There was also a fine selection of appetizing food options and delightful beverages. Children also got the chance to participate in a special workshop where they learned about the art and science of gardening and preparing flower pots.
The other event, free-to-attend, offered a series of exciting family-friendly outdoor events. The event featured a ball fit, containing fan-favorite ‘emojis’ and carnival-style games. There was also a terrific Arts & Crafts corner, where children could partake in numerous activities such as face painting, sand art, and more. Families also got the chance to spend time with animals at a petting zoo. With a wide variety of food vendors, the event offered a diverse collection of food and beverage options. Visitors were also offered picnic blankets on site and had the chance to revel in a range of ‘Instagrammable’ photo opportunities.
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