ABOUT AL HELIO 2
Al Helio 2 is a residential area and a sub-community of Al Helio in Ajman. Located on the eastern end of the emirate, the area is closer to the Sharjah border. It is a peaceful neighbourhood comprising different villas in varying sizes with all the amenities within easy reach of residents. The area is well connected to the rest of Ajman and residents enjoy quick access to the city of Sharjah.
As per Bayut’s H2 Real Estate Market Report 2018, Al Helio is the third most popular off-plan project in Ajman.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Peaceful villa community with more affordable prices than other areas.
- In proximity to Sharjah-Ajman Border.
- Easy access to all amenities and other areas of the city.
- Quick access to Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Street and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road.
Being an off-plan project at a distance from the centre of the city, Al Helio 2 is a peaceful villa community ideal for those looking for a relatively affordable option. Popular points of interests in Al Helio 2 are:
- Located near the Sharjah border, allowing easy access to its amenities and economic benefits.
- Property prices are affordable compared to that in central Ajman.
- Easy access to the rest of the city via Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Street.
The community currently has properties only available for sale. This provides residents a chance to enjoy living in a secure and serene environment at affordable prices with all the amenities nearby.
PROPERTIES IN AL HELIO 2
Al Helio 2 has villas and residential plots available for sale. The sale prices of villas in Al Helio 2 are lower than most other areas of the city. The villas are divided into 4-bedroom and 5-bedroom categories.
- Sale prices for 4-bedroom villas are about AED 950k.
- 5-bedroom villas for sale range from AED 1M to AED 1.5M.
- A 3,000 sq. ft. residential plot will cost around AED 280k.
Most villas have spacious bedrooms and living rooms and some even have gardens and covered parking spaces.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL HELIO 2
Residents face no trouble in finding parking spaces in Al Helio 2. The villas come with covered parking spaces and the streets also have ample space for parking vehicles when needed.
Modes for public transportation in Al Helio 2 include taxis and buses. The nearest bus station is Hamidiya Park Bus Stop on Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Street, about 7 minutes away from the centre of Al Helio2. Taxis are also available in the area along with online cab services.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR AL HELIO 2
There are several supermarkets near Al Helio 2 for residents to manage their daily shopping and grocery. The nearest one is the Al Ruman Supermarket on Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Street. It is about 5 minutes away.
Al Yasmeen Supermarket and Al Marabia Al Khadra Grocery are 2 other options nearby that can be reached in about 5 minutes. Other supermarkets that require a little more travel are Telal Al Rahmaniyya Supermarket, Bravo Supermarket and Nibras Al Madinah Supermarkets. All of these are less than 15 minutes away from Al Helio 2.
MOSQUES NEAR AL HELIO 2
There are many mosques in Al Helio 2. Residents can spot a mosque close to their home in every corner of the community. Popular mosques include Fatima Al Zahra Mosque, Naim Bin Masood Mosque, Shk. Rashid Almualla Mosque and Said Saeed Al Shamsi Mosque.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR AL HELIO 2
There is only one Church in Ajman, the Winners Chapel International Ajman. It takes about 17 minutes to reach the place of worship from Al Helio 2.
The nearest Hindu temple is India Sangatadham Gigaso, 19 minutes away. Members of the Hindu Community can travel to Deira, Dubai to find multiple temples including Shiva Temple and ShrinathJi Temple. It will take a drive of about 43 minutes to reach any of these temples. Sindhi Gurdarbar is the nearest place of worship for Sikhs, it is also located in Deira and is about 43 minutes away.
SCHOOLS NEAR AL HELIO 2
- Nursery – Al Rahmaniya 1 (Sharjah Education Council)
- Kids Town Nursery Ajman
Primary and secondary schools near Al Helio 2 include:
- Ibn Taimiyah School
- Woodlem Park School
- The First Academy Ajman.
The First Academy Ajman is about 12 minutes away from Al Helio 2. It follows the American Curriculum and provides quality education from Pre-Primary to 11th Standard. It was founded in 2012 and focuses on children’s academic, sporting and extra-curricular needs.
There is only one school in Al Helio 2, National School. It is located near Naim Bin Masood Mosque and Al Yasmeen Road.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL HELIO 2
Although the area is distant from the main city, there are plenty of clinics and hospitals near Al Helio 2. Residents can visit the following:
- Ratlib Clinic
- Saudi German Hospital Ajman
- Thumbay Hospital Ajman
Thumbay Hospital is popular for its high level of services all across the UAE. The hospital chain provides commendable medical services to its patients through highly skilled medical staff and modern equipment. Thumbay Hospital Ajman is just 19 minutes away from Al Helio 2.
Al Helio 2 is neighboured by:
- Al Amerah
- Al Helio 1
- Al Zahya
- Al Yasmeen
It is also neighboured by Al Zubair Orchards in Sharjah. Other areas located close are Emirates City and Al Alia.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR AL HELIO 2
There are plenty of shopping centres and malls near Al Helio 2. Popular ones are:
- My Mall Ajman
- City Life Al Tallah Mall
- City Centre Ajman
The most popular, high-rated mall in the city is the City Centre Ajman. It provides a perfect blend of shopping, dining and entertainment options for the visitors. The mall houses over 79 international and local brand outlets along with Carrefour hypermarket and a 9-screen VOX Cinemas. The mall also has 18 multi-cuisine dining options.
RESTAURANTS NEAR AL HELIO 2
Considering the area is away from the central Ajman, there are several restaurants near Al Helio 2. The options differ in terms of dining style and cuisine. The nearest restaurants are:
- Al Tamer Restaurant (5 minutes away)
- Alkoukh Restaurant & Coffee Shop (5 minutes away)
- Hardee’s Emirates Road (9 minutes away)
There are other restaurants located at a short distance as well. Moreover, there is a wide range of dining options at City Centre Ajman which provide fast food, local and international cuisine.
BEACHES NEAR AL HELIO 2
Al Helio 2 is not a coastal area, so it takes a drive of about 20 minutes to reach the nearest beach. Popular beaches near Al Helio 2 include Beach Zora, Ajman Beach Hotel, Zora Camping Beach, Ajman Beach Club, Ajman Beach and Public Beach. These beaches can be reached in about 20 to 30 minutes. Most common activities to do on beaches are swimming, volleyball and walking. Restaurants and cafes are also present nearby.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The Al Tallah Camel Racecourse is a popular landmark located 14 minutes away from Al Helio 2. Races are held on Fridays and Saturdays. The racing season starts from October and continues till March.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
There are a lot of parks near Al Helio 2 where residents can spend a good time with the family in the evenings. Helio Park, Ahalio Park and Al Hamidiyah Park are some of the nearest ones. All of them are less than 10 minutes away from the centre of Al Helio 2.
For self-care, the residents can find plenty of spas and salons nearby. Some of them are:
- Shabab Al Balad Men’s Salon (5 minutes away)
- Al Saqer Al Thahabi Gents Salon (10 minutes away)
- Swan Spa (13 minutes away)
Ajman Cricket Club, The Gym Sport Centre Women and The Gym Sports Center are among the places that residents can go to for fitness and sporting activities.
The City Centre Ajman regularly holds events to commemorate festivals and important days. The Al Tallah Race Course hosts the annual Camel Festival in February which is famous across the Arabian Gulf.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Al Helio 2 scores well as a residential community in terms of peace, security and availability of resources. It takes about 20 minutes to reach the main areas of the city. The prices of properties in Al Helio 2 are relatively lower compared to the rest of the city.
- 5 minutes away from Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road
- Partially touches the Ajman Sharjah border
- 14 minutes from Al Tallah Camel Racecourse
- 19 minutes away from the Free Zone