ABOUT AL FOAH
Also known as the Garden City, Al Ain is the largest inland city in the UAE located to the eastern end of Abu Dhabi. It is home to several residential communities and features excellent urban amenities. Al Foah (or Al Fou’ah) is a small neighbourhood located close to the border shared with Oman while Dubai – Al Ain Road E66 stretches on the other side of the area. The community is most known for housing Al Foah Date Factory and Al Foah Mall. Residents also have access to mosques, shops and grocery stores (baqalas) in the area.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A developing community in Al Ain
- Close to the border shared with Oman
- Direct access to Dubai-Al Ain Road E66
- In proximity to Hili Fun City
- Offers villas for rent and sale
Al Foah or Al Fou’ah is tucked away from the bustling city. But there’s some activity during the day due to Al Foah Date Farm and Factory’s presence. The area is developing into a complete residential community at a fast pace. Those who live here get access to some basic amenities like places of worship, shops and eateries.
Properties in Al Foah
If you take a stroll down the residential area, you will find large villas. Most properties in Al Foah are already occupied. One can still find a few 5-bed and 6-bed villas for rent in Al Foah.
The covered area of a standard 5-bedroom villa for rent in Al Foah would be 2,500 sq. ft. The floor plan includes a duplex unit with spacious bedrooms, en-suites, a fitted kitchen, ample outdoor space and a dedicated parking area. Those looking to invest in Al Foah will find a few 6-bedroom villas for sale spread across 3,000 sq. ft.
Transportation and Parking Spaces in Al Foah
Residents prefer travelling via private vehicles as the main road is in proximity. Dubai Al Ain Road E66 connects commuters to other key areas and Al Ain International Airport. Also, there’s no shortage of parking spaces in Al Foah. Residents get dedicated spaces within villas with a capacity to accommodate up to two cars. As for those who prefer public transport, the closest bus station is a 13-minute drive away.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Supermarkets near Al Foah
Those who live in Al Foah can get their grocery and other routine items from various baqalas in the area. There are many shops close to the residential side of the town. Besides, a few supermarkets near Al Foah located in the neighbouring Al Qattarah community are accessible.
Churches, Temples and Mosques in Al Foah
There are many community mosques in Al Foah, where Muslim residents can offer prayers. Those looking to visit a church can head to Al Ain Evangelical Church, which is a 23-minute drive away.
Schools and Universities in Al Foah
Belvedere International School is only 8 minutes away from Al Foah. Other options are further away in the neighbouring localities. Al Ain University of Science and Technology is also located in proximity to the neighbourhood.
Clinics and Hospitals near Al Foah
For medical care, one can access a few hospitals near Al Foah. Al Masoudi Medical Centre and Mediclinic Al Ain Hospital are the closest options in the vicinity.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
Malls in Al Foah
Al Foah Mall is the only shopping mall in Al Foah. Besides various retail stores and dining options, the mall offers a range of entertainment facilities for kids and adults alike.
Restaurants in Al Foah
Those looking to eat out can find some local eateries in the area. Some restaurants in Al Foah Mall include Shakespeare and Co., The Food Factory, KFC, Pizza Hut and Papa Johns. One can also find coffee shops and ice-cream places, including Baskin Robbins, All The Perks Espresso Cafe, and Waffles Gourmet Pastry.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The community is a 21-minute drive away from a popular landmark, Al Ain Palace Museum. It is only a 5-minute drive from Hili Fun City, an adventure park in Al Ain featuring an ice rink and a range of restaurants.
Other family-friendly leisure attractions and landmarks close to Al Foah include Al Ain Oasis and Al Ain Zoo. Those visiting Al Ain Oasis can take a stroll under the shade of date palms or visit the eco-centre, miniature oasis and the eastern fort.
Another family-favourite spot, Al Ain Zoo, features more than 200 wildlife species.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
If you are interested in moving to Al Foah, remember that the area does not have a lot of accommodation options at the moment. One can find limited 5 to 6-bed villas in the area. Those looking to invest in some properties can check out other properties for sale in Al Ain.
- 5 minutes away from Hili Fun City
- 21 minutes away from Al Ain International Airport
- 14 minutes away from Al Jimi