Nad Al Sheba is located south of Dubai Creek and close to the parts of old Dubai where Emiratis traditionally lived. The community is adjacent to Al Quoz, Silicon Oasis, Ras Al Khor Industrial Area and Al Markada, with property in Nad Al Sheba including villas, apartments and serviced apartments. The community comprises five sub-communities; Nad Al Sheba 1, 2, 3, 4 and Sobha City. It is also well-known for its public spaces where major sporting events are held every year, such as Meydan Racecourse, The Track Meydan Golf and Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club.
Nad Al Sheba is popular among both buyers and investors, as the community houses Meydan City which is a large district and a center of world-class sports facilities, mixed-use developments and cultural events that attract thousands of visitors every year. It is also home to the palace of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, where the royal family hosted wedding parties for their three sons back in 2019. Sports venues in Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex are often visited by sporting celebrities from all over the world, including Andreas Pereira, Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw of Manchester United who ran a full training session in the same complex in 2019, and UFC legend Khabib Nurmagomedov who is often spotted in Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex during his workouts.
The neighbourhood is popular with families who are looking to send their children to prestigious schools, as many are concentrated in Nad Al Sheba 1 and Nad Al Sheba 3, with all schools providing a range of outdoor activities for all ages. The area is well-connected to the rest of the city, so residents can quickly reach almost any part of Dubai easily and efficiently.