Dubai-based developer Emaar Properties has launched a mega golf course community in Dubai South, it announced on Monday. 

Spread cross nearly 7 square km, Emaar South will feature more than 15,000 residences, in a mix of tiered townhomes, townhouses, villas and apartments.

The development will include six districts anchored by an 18-hole championship golf course and clubhouse, community parks, retail precincts and three and four star hotels.

These will be interconnected through tree-lined boulevards, walking and bicycle trails, and a public transport network including autonomous vehicles.

Other amenities in the masterplan include an educational institution and a golf villa recreational centre.

The development is located close to the Al Maktoum International Airport, the Expo 2020 Dubai site, Dubai Parks and Resorts and two freezones. More info and photos

By Aarti Nagraj