Best Family-Friendly Compounds in Cairo

Children are the joy of life! They’re our little miracles, and we parents are always ready to provide them with the best of everything to watch them grow up in safety, happiness and health. A small apartment by the busy streets of Cairo may not be the ideal place to spend a childhood though; and for this reason, more and more families with young kids are looking for safer, greener and more spacious alternatives. If you’re one of these frustrated parents who’d like to move to a family-friendly gated community with children-oriented conveniences and amenities, Cooing team has got you covered with expert real estate advice.

East Cairo

Cairo offers numerous housing options on either side of town, with lush green areas and countless activities. But when it comes to special facilities for children to enjoy, a few of them stand out. District 5 by Marakez has something for everyone with its various outdoor experiences and entertainment options. Its safe environment boasts an integrated network of trail systems, bike lanes, parks and pedestrian underpasses; while its Lifestyle Center is home to cinema and theater halls in addition to restaurants, cafés and retailers. Walkability is one of this compound’s main principles, and the resident-only clubhouse features multipurpose courts, a barbecue area and a children’s pool.

Villette by SODIC provides future residents with a wide selection of units to choose from. While its signature villas, twin houses and townhouses are perfect for large families seeking privacy and exclusivity, its latest apartment-based phases also come with optional nanny rooms and 24/7 facility management services such as cleaning, transportation and maintenance, among others. The compound’s large, themed pocket parks address different needs and tastes in recreational activities. A children’s pool is also part of Villette’s 30-acre sports club with many professional courts and fitness areas, placed in one of the biggest clubhouses in New Cairo.


West Cairo

If you prefer your new home to be located in the beautiful western side of Cairo, New Giza is definitely worth ranking high on your list. It’s the first and largest integrated upscale development in Egypt with its 1300 acres of land, featuring a great variety of units throughout its ten different neighborhoods. In addition to an all-round community center, luxuriant green spaces perfect for family picnics, dining outlets with nearby playgrounds, fully furnished play zones, and a world-class sports club with rollerblading and skateboarding areas for children and teens; it hosts one of the largest private medical facilities in Egypt and three prestigious international schools.


An unquestionably reliable name in the project development scene, Orascom is bringing its diversified national and international experience to Cairo. The brand new, 1000-acre O West is set to become a flagship project in the capital—an integrated town with countless leisure and entertainment options, healthcare services, commercial areas, business districts, community centers, sporting facilities and educational institutions. O West emphasizes the role of walkability in maintaining a dynamic lifestyle, offering its residents numerous pocket parks all across the compound and a 35-acre clubhouse. The young ones can easily access the nurseries, four international schools and other distinguished educational facilities situated in the compound. This exquisite project is also a great choice for families with children as it implements green initiatives to create a sustainable living space in harmony with the environment.

Peace of Mind

Raising children is a demanding full-time job, but making the right choices along the way can help lighten your load. When you and your family are surrounded by a skillful network of professionals ensuring that you have access to a wide range of services in security, entertainment, education and physical activities, you will hopefully have less daily matters to focus on and more time to enjoy the serenity of your new life in an exclusive community. If you’d like to learn more about any of these selected property development projects, or to explore other alternatives tailored to your specific needs, you can always contact us for personalized real estate solutions.