Hot properties: Luxury living in Dubai

He highlighted some of Dubai's major infrastructure projects that will enhance its status as a hub for the region including Dubai World Central; the Al Maktoum International Airport, the world's largest passenger and cargo hub; and The Dubai Logistics Corridor which will create the world's largest multi-modal logistics platform.

By Sarah Alphanso

We bring you a selection of apartments in Dubai offering five-star hospitality coupled with homely comforts and ample leisure facilities

Dubai hotelsIbn Battuta Gate Residence, Dubai

These residences comprise 151 units and are housed within the Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel, managed by Mövenpick. Located in the heart of New Dubai, the hotel is close to the mall, Jebel Ali Free Zone and also provides easy access to Shaikh Zayed Road, the new Al Maktoum International Airport and Palm Jumeirah.

Displaying spacious interiors, the one-and two-bedroom units are inspired by Moroccan themes and boast exclusive finishes, built-in wardrobes and modern kitchens. With rentals inclusive of utilities and satellite TV and internet, residents can also enjoy amenities such as a fully-equipped gym, swimming pool and parking.

Annual rentals
Dh65,000 for one-bedroom, Dh80,000 for two-bedroom, payable in six cheques. Contact: Asteco 04 403 7700

The Address Residences Downtown, Dubai

Set in the vibrant district of Downtown Dubai, The Address Residences Downtown offers 626 serviced units showcasing the utmost style and opulence. With a wide range of studios, one-, two-and fourbedroom apartments, the residences combine all the ease and luxury of the hotel.

The units range from 510 square feet to 4,807 square feet and feature stylish living spaces, modern kitchens and elegant furnishing. Residents have access to all hotel services, 24-hour facilities and the fitness centre, as well as the leisure and recreational offerings in the district.

Annual rentals
Studios start from Dh90,000 onwards Contact: Better Homes 600 52 2212