Home to Dubai’s iconic sporting sites, Dubai Sports City offers a world-class sporting scene, plus an endless array of options for shopping, eating and socialising. With a healthy and diverse mix of long-time residents and newcomers, the community pushes you to get your A-game on.
Here is a quick lowdown of the top spots to hit in the neighbourhood.
There are gyms, and there is Fit Republik. Jump on the health and fitness trainer at the region’s biggest gym. With all the equipment and perks you need to achieve your goals, it is the place for not just fitnessphiles but Olympic gymnasts, Olympic swimmers and UFC fighters. Help yourself to a dedicated gymnastics arena, super friendly instructors, mixed martial arts classes, Crossfit sessions and an Olympic-sized pool.
Take a quick hop across the ICC Academy and you will see Kickers, a sports bar overlooking the astroturf pitches. With knockout views to match its clever drinks, brickwork on the walls, pool tables that get plenty of use, generous food portions and massive screens that broadcast the latest gaming action, Kickers will beg you to stick around for another round.
The Els Club
It’s not called Dubai Sports City for nothing. Where the golf’s best has battled. Designed by the legend Ernie Els himself, the Els Club is a scenic 72-par course with rolling meadows, plush views and a stunning 60,000 square-feet Mediterranean-inspired clubhouse that includes The Big Easy Bar & Grill, a restaurant, a member’s lounge and numerous conference and boardrooms.
Attached to FitRepublik, Nathalie’s is a healthy hidden treasure that will rock your superfood world with its healthy juices, protein shakes and smoothies and all-day breakfast options. Also worth trying from the menu are the kale salad, a salad of green uncracked wheat, avocado on toast, whole wheat pizzettes and super shots and top ups from chia seeds and maca powder to goji berries and mixed almonds and walnuts.
The community is a compelling blur of quaint and trendy, with a mix of apartments and villas, that arrange from affordable to expensive. Mellow, quiet, and hip, Dubai Sports City is home to numerous impressive buildings for anyone looking for an apartment for sale in Dubai Sports City. The nabe has a small-town feel; trees line the streets, people greet one another and for those looking to explore property for rent in Dubai Sports City, it offers true urban living with a finger on the city’s pulse.