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Coliving in Dubai

As Emirate’s most known city, Dubai is a hub of business and luxury. Remote workers come and enjoy coliving spaces here in search of a bit of both.

Getting around Dubai can be done by bus, metro, tram, or taxi. The city has the longest driverless metro system and stations are constantly maintained at a pleasant 68°. Taxis are pricier but easy - if you see one with a pink roof it has a female driver serve only female passengers and boys under the age of 10. The city is becoming increasingly more bike-friendly, which can be pleasant in the cooler months.

The country’s most famous landmark is the Burj Khalifa, the tallest human-built structure in the world. For keen shoppers, the Dubai Mall is the largest in the world with 1200 shops, an underwater zoo, and an ice rink. Things are limitless here. If there’s something that interests you there is a likely opportunity to do it - a perfect example is Ski Dubai, where you can ski or snowboard indoors on one of their 5 runs - and yes, there is a chair lift. Being able to have everything within reach attracts digital nomads in search of enriched coliving opportunities.

Because it is a desert climate, Dubai only has two seasons - summer and winter. Daytime summer highs are generally above 100°, while winters are around 72°. The summers are quite dry but winds are still prevalent causing frequent dust storms.

Meat, fish, and rice are the three main components of Emirati cuisine, which is known for its colors and flavors. A specialty called harees is a porridge of wheat and mutton - but don't expect to find it readily on the menu; certain dishes like this one are only served during celebrations like Ramadan or Eid.

Here are some interesting facts about Dubai:

- Dubai was still a small town only 50 years ago
- Alcohol and pork are not condoned by the Muslim religion but are available in bars and pork is sometimes available in special non-halal sections
- There is a seven-star hotel: The Burj Al Arab
- At only 15% of the population, locals are far outnumbered by expats
- Dubai has the largest flower garden in the world: The Dubai Miracle Garden
- Friday is a holy day in the Muslim religion so the workweek is Sunday to Thursday

Finding affordable communal living in Dubai

Finding affordable housing in Dubai can be tough, especially in cities with high rent prices. One solution that many people turn to is communal living with shared spaces and roommates. This can be a cost-effective way to have a private room while still being able to afford rent in a desirable location. There are a few different options for finding a shared living arrangement in Dubai. One option is to look for a private room for rent in a coliving home. This can be a good option for people who want some privacy, but still want to be part of a community. Another option is to look for a shared room, where you'll be sharing a bedroom with one or more roommates. This can be more affordable, as you'll only be responsible for paying for your own bed. The downside is that you'll have less privacy, as you'll be sharing a bedroom with others. You can find both accommodation options on We can help you find a compatible roommate based on your preferences and lifestyle. Some hosts do background checks and eviction history checks to ensure that the roommates you're living with are trustworthy individuals. When looking for a shared living arrangement, it's important to do your due diligence and make sure that you're comfortable with the living arrangement and the people you'll be living with.

What is coliving?

Coliving is a new trend amongst millennials for renting shared apartments. Whether you're moving to Dubai for work or just looking for a new apartment, coliving in Dubai is a good way to save money and live with like-minded people. Co-living places people from different backgrounds together and encourages them to interact, collaborate and form new friendships. When compared to dorms, coliving is much more attractive, since it's relatively inexpensive, all-inclusive and allows you to rent a furnished room with an individual lease.

Affordable and social housing in Dubai

Looking for an affordable and social housing option in Dubai? Consider coliving, a trend in shared apartment rentals that brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds to live, work, and form new friendships. Coliving in Dubai is a cost-effective alternative to dorms, offering furnished rooms with individual leases and all-inclusive pricing.

How it works

3 simple steps


Discover your perfect community.
Get approved


Reserve your room.
Move in and enjoy


A welcoming community awaits in your new home.

Why stay with us

  • Flexible Monthly stays Choose the convenience and flexibility of monthly stays – our short leases make it easy to relocate quickly if your job demands it.
  • Convenient Move-in-ready Don't move around with heavy furniture. All coliving spaces are fully furnished for comfort and convenience.
  • Affordable All-included Affordable rent without having to compromise on quality. Utilities, Wi-Fi, and cleaning costs are included in one price.
  • Social Built-in community Join a built-in community that is supportive and welcoming – Sharing with others helps you find meaning, belonging and acceptance in life.


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