Our Complete Guide to Jumeirah Village (JVT and JVC)

Our Complete Guide to Jumeirah Village (JVT and JVC)

You’ve made a wonderful choice by setting your sights on Jumeirah Village for your Dubai adventure. Your first order of business? Securing your ideal homestay. Once you’re all settled, you can then turn your attention to the exciting task of exploring the area.

With a wide range of dining options to satisfy your taste buds and plenty of engaging activities to enjoy, we’ve got everything covered. Here’s our complete guide to help you make the most of your time in Jumeirah Village.

About Jumeirah Village

Jumeirah Village is a residential development in south west Dubai. It is designed as a self-contained community with a mix of attractive housing options, retail spaces, parks, and other amenities. The development is strategically located between Sheikh Zayed Road and Emirates Road, providing easy access to various Dubai hotspots.

The community is divided into two areas: Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC) and Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT). Geometry takes the spotlight in the architectural layout of these two neighborhoods. JVC, in line with its name, adopts a circular arrangement, whereas the directly adjacent JVT is built in the shape of a perfect triangle.

Things to do in Jumeirah Village

Eat, drink and shop

Sticky Rice

Tucked away on a quiet street within JVC lies Sticky Rice. This charming, duck-themed Thai eatery offers a warm and inviting ambiance and features a menu brimming with iconic Thai dishes.


Located in the heart of Novotel is our top choice for JVT restaurants. Thyme is a family-friendly eatery that brings together the rich flavors of Arabic, Indian, and Mediterranean cuisine all under one roof. Indulge in an endless feast of mouthwatering dishes in a setting that promises an unforgettable culinary journey.

Circle Mall

Dubai is renowned for its luxury and entertainment, epitomized by its vast yet elegant shopping malls. Located at the core of JVC, Circle Mall boasts an ensemble of over 80 retail outlets, as well as more than 40 captivating cafes and restaurants to try out.


The Beach

This vibrant and bustling ‘urban beach’ welcomes all with a modern Arabian flair. The Beach is just a 15-minute drive from JVC and JVT, where visitors have the opportunity to relish the waterside atmosphere, savor delectable treats, and be amazed by the impressive collection of high-end supercars on display.

Montgomerie Golf Club

Nestled in the prestigious Emirates Hills, in close proximity to Jumeirah Village, the Montgomerie Golf Club is the brainchild of golfing icon Colin Montgomerie and designer Desmond Muirhead. The course is enormous — over 200 acres — and has 14 lakes and 81 bunkers that’ll give all kinds of players a run for their money.

The Mansion nightclub

A new hotspot, The Mansion at FIVE Jumeirah Village Hotel, brings lavish gold and black décor, thumping hip-hop tunes, top-notch DJs, and a grand staircase to the super-exclusive VVIP area. Make sure not to miss the Caviar Show Spectacular: bodyguards deliver a locked suitcase with 1kg of Sevruga Caviar, presented in a gold tin, for a mere AED 10,000.

Kid-friendly fun

Aquaventure Waterpark

Aquaventure Waterpark offers everything you could ask for from a family-friendly day trip. Its collection of record-breaking water slides includes Odyssey of Terror, the world’s tallest slide, and Shockwave, the longest family water coaster in the world. Kids are in for a treat at Splashers, a vibrant playground designed exclusively for young adventurers. Better yet, it’s just a 15-minute drive from Jumeirah Village.

JVT Community Park

After enjoying a day at the world’s largest waterpark, you’ll likely be seeking some well-deserved downtime. The JVT Community Park is the perfect place to unwind. This serene location offers a friendly neighborhood atmosphere, complete with classic park amenities like swings and slides.

Dubai Miracle Garden

Dubai Miracle Garden, the world’s largest natural flower garden, offers a wide array of new and exciting attractions each season. Featuring giant mushrooms, flower-powered cars, and butterflies galore, kids and grown-ups alike will love this sweet-scented wonderland. Find it in the district of Dubailand, right next to JVC and JVT.

So, that’s the scoop on Jumeirah Village Triangle and Circle! For more inspiration as you venture further into the desert, don’t miss our blog about how to spend 72 hours in Dubai right.

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