ABOUT AL HEERAH SUBURB
Al Heerah Suburb is a cluster of seven communities in Sharjah grouped on the north-western end of the emirate, close to Ajman-Sharjah border. Al Fisht, Al Muntazah, Al Rifah, Al Mirgab, Al Nekhailat, Al Qadisiya and Sharqan are the residential communities in Al Heerah Suburb. The area offers a wide range of amenities including supermarkets, restaurants, schools and healthcare facilities within the community. The well-connected road network provides an ease to access the neighbouring areas of Sharjah and Ajman.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A coastal district in Sharjah
- Close to Ajman-Sharjah border
- Consists of seven sub-communities
- Residential properties include villas mostly
- All the basic and essential amenities are available in the community
Al Heerah Suburb is a family-friendly neighbourhood offering a vibrant lifestyle to residents. The residential options in the area include villas and a few hotel apartments. People have all the facilities such as educational institutes, grocery stores, clinics and dining options within the community. The strategic position of the residential community provides ease for commuting. Overall, Al Heerah Suburb is an ideal place for families to reside in.
PROPERTIES IN AL HEERAH SUBURB
Properties in Al Heerah Suburb include villas in 3 to 7-bedroom configurations spread over an area ranging between 4,000 sq. ft. to 10,000 sq. ft. Villas for rent in Al Heerah Suburb feature a master bedroom with attached bathroom and built-in wardrobe, expansive living area, a separate dining area, hall, kitchen and balcony or terrace. Other features include a swimming pool, garden and car parking area.
MOST POPULAR COMMUNITIES IN AL HEERAH SUBURB
Al Heerah Suburb consists of seven sub-communities, each community is unique and possesses exceptional features. For example, Al Rifah is home to the famous beach resort in Sharjah, Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa while Al Mirgab is known for the popular shopping mall Matajer Al Mirgab.
Al Nekhailat in Al Heerah Suburb is a villa community featuring luxurious villas for rent and sale purposes. The price range of villas for rent in Al Nekhailat ranges between AED 70k to AED 195k for a year. Al Fisht area is an ideal residential community for beach lovers as Al Fisht Beach and Sharjah Beach lies in proximity to the neighbourhood. Another sub-community in Al Heerah Suburb is Sharqan. As per Bayut’s Market Report for Sharjah 2019, Sharqan is one of the popular areas for renting and buying villas in the emirate. Other communities are Al Muntazah and Al Qadisiya.
HOTELS IN AL HEERAH SUBURB
Hotels in Al Heerah Suburb are:
- Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa
- Coral Beach Resort Sharjah
- Green House Resort
- Verona Resort
Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa is a 5-star hotel in Al Heerah Suburb offering 349 spacious rooms and suites with great views of the city and sea. It is one of the best hotels in Sharjah featuring a private beach, two swimming pools, a spa and fitness centre. There are six dining restaurants in the hotel serving international and Middle Eastern cuisine.
Coral Beach Resort is a 4-star hotel that consists of 156 rooms equipped with modern furnishings. The dining options in the hotel include a poolside bar, café, restaurant and snack bar. The availability of a fitness centre, spa, sports activities and indoor and outdoor pool are other features of the hotel.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL HEERAH SUBURB
There are sufficient parking spaces in Al Heerah Suburb to cater to the needs of residents. Most of the villas offer covered parking areas for one or two cars inside the house while the dedicated parking areas outside the house can be used by visitors.
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IN AL HEERAH SUBURB
As for public transportation in Al Heerah Suburb, bus and taxi service are the popular modes of commute. Residents can avail bus from Al Rolla bus stop, Ajman One Tower bus stop and Emirates Islamic Bank bus stop in a 5 to 7-minute drive.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN AL HEERAH SUBURB
There are plenty of supermarkets in Al Heerah Suburb from where residents can buy daily usage items, health and beauty care products. These include Al Shamal Grocery, Shiraz Grocery and Al Manhal Grocery. For larger grocery hauls, there is an outlet of Carrefour in Matajer Al Mirgab. It has fresh meat, seafood, grocery items and other finest products at an affordable price range. Lulu Hypermarket in the neighbouring community is another option for grocery shopping. It is located a 6-minute drive away from the community.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES IN AL HEERAH SUBURB
The coastal community houses several mosques where Muslim residents can offer daily and congregational prayers. Al Yaqeen Mosque, Al-Bara Bin Azeb Mosque and Badr Mosque are a few of them. Al Noor Mosque is one of the reputable mosques in Sharjah, located a 14-minute drive away from the neighbourhood. The mosque has a capacity of 2,200 worshippers.
Al Yarmook area lies towards the south of Al Heerah Suburb where most of the churches in Sharjah are situated. St Martin’s Anglican Church, St. Michael’s Catholic Church and Grace Evangelical Church are a few of the churches near Al Heerah Suburb. For visiting temples and Gurdwara, residents will have to drive to Dubai.
SCHOOLS IN AL HEERAH SUBURB
Families with school-going children can opt for residing in Al Heerah Suburb as there are several nurseries and schools are located in the community. The Emirates National School, Al Nekhailat School for Basic Education, National Charity School and Al Heera School are a few of them. Emirates National School follows the CBSE Curriculum for children from Kindergarten to Grade 12. The school has different clubs offering a wide range of curricular and non-curricular activities to children. It is located in Al Nekhailat area of Al Heerah Suburb.
ABN is a private university in Al Heerah Suburb. Other higher education options nearby the community include City University College of Ajman, American University of Sharjah and Skyline University College. All these universities are accessible in a 20-minute drive.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN AL HEERAH SUBURB
Al Kuwait Hospital in Al Heerah Suburb is one of the top government hospitals in Sharjah. The hospital is known for providing quality healthcare facilities to patients. Zulekha Hospital, Saudi German Hospital and Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah are other medical facilities near the community.
CosmeSurge Clinic in Al Heerah Suburb has a team of specialised medical professionals providing quality treatment for body, face, hair, skin and dental problems. The clinic offers cosmetic surgery, aesthetic medicine and dermatology treatment. Other clinics nearby are Dr Abir Zarab Dental Clinic, Medo Medical Centre and Aster Clinic Bu Tina.
Although Al Heerah Suburb is located on the Ajman-Sharjah border, the well-connected road network connects the community to the central city in a short drive. The communities of Al Riqa Suburb; Al Azra, Al Ghafia and Al Hazannah lie towards the east while to the immediate south is Al Sharq district. Another cluster of seven sub-communities, Halwan Suburb is on the south-eastern side of Al Heerah Suburb. The neighbourhood shares its border with Al Rumaila and Al Rashidiya 3 from the northern side.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN AL HEERAH SUBURB
Matajer Al Mirgab is the only mall in Al Heerah Suburb. It has around 25 stores, 180 parking spaces and two entrances. The popular outlets at the mall include Carrefour, Magic Planet, Grand Optics, Jawharat Al Khaleej and Geekay Games. Al Shaab Village in the neighbouring area Al Hazannah is one of the best malls in Sharjah. It is home to an outdoor amusement park, a cinema and gaming facility. Other malls nearby include Safeer Mall, Dana Mall and Mega Mall Sharjah.
RESTAURANTS IN AL HEERAH SUBURB
If you want to enjoy dining in outdoor seating or indulge in taking a quick bite from famous fast-food chains, Al Heerah Suburb has everything foodies can expect. Arjwan and Gusti are famous restaurants with outdoor seating in Sharjah. Arjwan is known for serving a mix of Lebanese, Emirati and Indian cuisine while Gusti offers international cuisine. For seafood lovers, Marasea and Sealand Restaurant are also located in the neighbourhood. Other restaurants in Al Sharq include Falafel Frayha, Sadaf Restaurant and Al Qubtan Restaurant.
BEACHES IN AL HEERAH SUBURB
Al Fisht Beach and Sharjah Public Beach in Al Heerah Suburb are the best beaches in Sharjah. Al Fisht Beach is a popular picnic spot for families living in Al Fisht area, it has a children park also with colourful rides and manicured grass lawn. Al Khan Beach is another beach located near the community, accessible in a 15-minute drive. It has a wide range of water sports activities including parasailing, surfing and flyboarding.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Those interested in visiting historical sites can pay a visit to famous museums in Sharjah after driving for around 10 to 15-minutes. Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization and the Sharjah Art Museum are a few of them. Sharjah Art Museum is one of the top museums in Sharjah boasting the remarkable collection of local and international artists. The museum also has a library with 4,000 titles in English, Arabic and other languages.
Other notable landmarks nearby the community include Al Majaz Waterfront, Sharjah Cricket Stadium and Sharjah Library.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Almost every community in Al Heerah Suburb has outdoor activity. These include Al Fisht Park, Sharqan Park, Al Qadisiya Park and Al Nekhailat Park. These community parks have paved walkways, children’s play areas and shaded seating areas for visitors.
Health-conscious residents can find plenty of gyms near Al Sharq. Atlantis Gym, Fit & Fine Body Fitness and Xtreme Fitness are situated a 6 to 8-minute drive away. Ladies can head to Sharjah Ladies Club where they can enjoy a wide range of recreational facilities including a sports complex and a fitness centre.
To get beauty or spa treatments done, one can find several top salons in Sharjah within the community. Damas Beauty Centre, Litchi Ladies Salon and Manal Ladies Salon are a few of them.
Residents can head to Al Shaab Village where cultural festivals, dance shows and other events take place. The mall also hosts Eid and Christmas celebrations.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Al Heerah Suburb is a collection of seven areas with each having different features and environment. Although it is a coastal district and situated close to Ajman, the road network makes it an ideal residential community for renting villas. However, those planning to move to the neighbourhood should keep in mind that it consists of villas mostly. Individuals can look for other areas to rent apartments.
- Sharjah International Airport is a 16-minute drive away
- It will take half an hour drive to reach Dubai
- Ajman lies towards the north of the community
- Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization is located an 8-minute drive away