Most Expensive Apartments for Rent in Dubai

The demand in the luxury rental market has gone through the roof over the course of the last year, with most tenants looking to upgrade their lifestyle and their living space. If you want a new long-term residence that exudes complete refinement, then you have some truly fantastic options to choose from. Here are some of the most expensive apartments available for rent in Dubai.

Bulgari Residences, Jumeirah Bay Island

This penthouse is one of a rare handful available at the stunning Bulgari Resort & Residences. It is spread across 7,053 sq ft, with a beautiful modern European design courtesy of Italian firm Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners that includes wood flooring, full-height windows and a very stylish kitchen space. You also benefit from the best in home automation for a seamless living experience. The penthouse enjoys views over the lovely Bulgari Marina & Yacht Club, as well as the Downtown Dubai skyline. Residents enjoy exclusive access to the yacht club, the signature club restaurant, and plenty more.

Volante, Business Bay

At over 10,000 sq ft and spanning a full floor, this penthouse is the very picture of luxury. Every facet of its design features materials of exceptional quality, a home automation adds total convenience, and it includes a 640 sq ft terrace that offers a generous amount of space for an outdoor dining and lounge setup. The views are absolutely phenomenal, encompassing the glittering Downtown skyline and the marvelous Dubai Water Canal. Volante also features a fantastic set of amenities at the exclusive Resident’s Club on the 4th floor.

The 118 Downtown, Downtown Dubai

This is one of only 28 residential units in the entire building (two of which are duplexes), and it is one of the finest options available in Downtown. You have the benefit of moving into a home that is fully furnished, featuring a sophisticated design scheme. Proximity to the Dubai Mall is also a huge plus, giving you immediate access to the best retail and leisure options in the entire city. It is also directly next to Czn Burak, the renowned Turkish restaurant that is a social media sensation.

23 Marina, Dubai Marina

If you are looking for the most awe-inspiring penthouse in all of Dubai, then look no further. Occupying levels 88 to 90 of the 23 Marina tower, this five-bedroom home is the very definition of spectacular. You have multiple living rooms and lounges located along each of its levels, two dining rooms, a beautiful show kitchen, a commercial-grade chef’s kitchen, a private gym with sauna and outdoor plunge pool, and a party hall on the topmost level with an adjoining DJ booth and mini-discotheque. The views from the penthouse are unbelievable, taking in a full 360-degree view of the city, all the way to its southernmost border, and the beautiful Arabian Sea.

1/JBR, Jumeirah Beach Residence

Enjoy living in a phenomenal new addition to Jumeirah Beach Residence - 1/JBR gives you a very stylish sense of design with a crisp white palette and finishes of exceptional quality. Sitting right on the beach, the building gives you a resort lifestyle that includes a pool deck, fitness centre with sea views, and more. You can find the same phenomenal view from every principal room of the apartment, as well as the balconies.

Elite Residence, Dubai Marina

This is yet another fantastic contemporary-style penthouse, with features such as a large open plan living room and a kitchen designed by Hacker with high-quality Miele appliances, plus a home automation system. This is also one of the few penthouses in the Marina to have a private pool, letting you enjoy a soak in the privacy of your home while looking out over stunning views of the Marina district.

Vida Residence Downtown, Downtown Dubai

This is part of the famous Vida Downtown hotel and residence complex, located along Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard and only a stone’s throw from the Dubai Mall and the mesmerising Dubai Fountains. It is fully furnished, and benefits from a range of services and facilities courtesy of the Vida Hotel. Residents can also benefit from special discounts and a la carte services.

The Address Residences Fountain Views, Downtown Dubai

Another excellent addition to the skyline of Downtown Dubai, Fountain Views towers over the Dubai Mall, which puts it in an ideal position to enjoy views over the Dubai Fountains. This is an Address property, meaning that residents have access to a five-star range of amenities and facilities, plus special services. It is finished and furnished to very high standards, and provides immediate access to the vibrant Downtown lifestyle.

Seventh Heaven, Al Barari

Al Barari, known for some of Dubai’s finest villas, also offers a unique selection of contemporary apartments in its two stunning developments - Seventh Heaven and Ashjar. Seventh Heaven features an aesthetic that blends contemporary design with Al Barari’s beautiful natural surroundings. This three-bedroom duplex is a very rare option - it is completely furnished with smart European-style interiors and 180-degree views over the Dubai skyline. Seventh Heaven also features its own retail centre, and opens out to the beautiful green walkways and lakes that are a key part of the community’s landscape.

Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai

A list of the best apartments in Dubai would not be complete without a mention of the Burj Khalifa, the ultimate residential destination in the city. Located at the heart of the city, the Burj Khalifa is a globally acclaimed icon of architecture and design, and each of its apartments boasts the most phenomenal views, stretching all the way out to the far horizon. This apartment features beautiful wood floors and a sharply outfitted kitchen, along with a very wide selection of amenities that include the signature restaurant Atmosphere, viewing galleries on two designated levels, a fitness centre, a pool, games rooms, meeting rooms and more.