"Close to nature."
Invite yourself to an exclusive lifestyle that is steeped in the mystery and beauty of the desert. At Arabian Ranches, you will find yourself drifting into a world that moves at its own pace. Switch off from the monotony of city life and treat your senses to a delightful journey of discovery and indulgence in this desert paradise, created as an ideal getaway for the mind, body and soul. Follow your instinct with passion in more ways than one - from golf to polo to equestrian.
Set within the heart of the desert, only a few minutes from Dubai, at the juncture of three key ring roads leading to Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai.
The Desert Course
The Desert Course, Arabian Ranches, provides a testing challenge for all golfers of all standards over the 18 hole Ian Baker-Finch in association with Nicklaus Design layout at the heart of the Arabian Ranches property. A new clubhouse scheduled to open in April 2005 provides a Spike Bar overlooking the 18th green and course, Function Room, well appointed Pro Shop as well as 11 Guest Rooms.The Desert Course has a membership for Full Golf Members as well as Club Members with the facilities of the Clubhouse, golf and lessons also available to Residents and non-members.
A haven for horse-lovers, here, you can make the most of a full-service Equestrian Centre that is inspired by the bold heritage of the Arabian horse and is themed around Andalusian style architecture. Add to that a Spanish style Polo Club, replete with lounges and dining areas, riding gear and tack shop, spa, and a swimming pool.
Dubai Polo Club
Watch a polo match on one of two polo fields, test your polo skills on the practice field, or take a riding lesson if you are just beginning. There's something for every skill level, including show jumping for advanced riders. When you need to take a refreshing break, just wander off and explore the surroundings from horseback on scenic desert trails.
Village Community Center
As you discover new meanings to leisure and entertainment at the Arabian Ranches, you will find a fine choice of shopping, dining and entertainment options at the Village Community Centre. The centre opens up a world of convenience for the entire family, with a shopping complex that houses 20 retail outlets including supermarket, cafes and restaurants, laundry, pharmacy, and travel agency.
Jumeirah English Speaking School (JESS)
For those of us with children, education becomes a primary concern when moving into a new neighborhood. JESS school, located within the Arabian Ranches development, will offer primary and secondary schooling based on the best aspects of the National Curriculum of England and Wales, which includes a post 16 course of study: the International Baccalaureate Diploma.