ABOUT AL HUMRAH B
Al Humrah B is a sub-community in Al Humrah, Umm Al Quwain. It is part of a cluster that includes Al Humrah A, Al Humrah C and Al Humrah D. The neighbourhood features apartment buildings with amenities such as supermarkets, restaurants, schools, hospitals and mosques dotted around. The relatively thinly populated peaceful sub-community is considered ideal for families.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Located in Umm Al Quwain
- One of the four sub-communities in Al Humrah
- Features apartment buildings
- Essential amenities within reach
Al Humrah B is a family-friendly neighbourhood. Some of its key features are:
- Easy access to Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Street and King Faisal Street
- Close to Umm Al Quwain Beach
- Availability of modern amenities
Al Humrah B is well-connected to other sub-communities in Umm Al Quwain. It also offers many entertainment options for residents.
PROPERTIES IN AL HUMRAH B
Properties in Al Humrah B include apartment buildings with 1 to 3-bedroom residential units. These buildings have a spacious lobby, electricity backup, marble floors, service elevators, CCTV security, maintenance staff, security staff and covered parking spaces.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL HUMRAH B
Residents can find covered parking spaces in Al Humrah B. Guests can find street parking nearby.
Public Transportation in Al Humrah B
Those who depend on public transportation in Al Humrah B can find a bus from Umm Al Quwain Bus Stop; it is an 8-minute drive by car.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN AL HUMRAH B
There are supermarkets in Al Humrah B within walking distance from the buildings. The choices include AHLAN Supermarket, Saqer Grocery & Foodstuff, Al Diya Supermarket and Al Qarthaba General Trading Supermarket.
Other supermarkets nearby are Safa Supermarket, Waleed Supermarket, Oyster Supermarket, Laila supermarket and Arafa Supermarket. You will also find a Carrefour Market in Al Humrah A. This popular supermarket in Umm Al Quwain can fulfil all your grocery needs.
MOSQUES IN AL HUMRAH B
There are three mosques in Al Humrah B namely Masjid Huthifah Bin Al Yaman, Abu Ayoub Al Ansari Mosque and Zahra Mosque.
Other notable mosques in the neighbouring sub-communities are Al Falah Mosque, Masjid Al Sahaaba, Al Rahmah Mosque, Al Tawheed Mosque and Masjid Zaid Bin Haretha.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR AL HUMRAH B
As for churches near Al Humrah B, there is Our Lady of Arabia Church 9 minutes away, in the Industrial Area, UAQ. One can also find IPC Umm Al Quwain, a Pentecostal church and Church Center, at a 10-minute drive by car.
Since there are no temples in Umm Al Quwain and Sharjah, residents will have to visit the Al Fahidi community in Dubai to find Shiva Temple, Sindhi Gurdarbar and Krishna Temple. The drive would take about 51 minutes.
SCHOOLS IN AL HUMRAH B
There are limited options for early years education. Families can choose to send their toddlers to:
- Al Kawthar Kindergarten in Al Bootain
- Noon Nursery in Al Hadeetha
- Butterflies Nursery in Al Raas C
There are many reputable schools near Al Humrah B that offer quality education to students of all ages. These include:
- Umm Al Shuhada Primary School
- Othman bin Affan School for Adult Education
- Al Watan School
- The English Private School
Umm Al Shuhada Primary School is located in Al Humrah C at a 3-minute drive. Othman bin Affan School for Adult Education is located in Al Bootain, Al Humrah A. Al Watan Boys School is based in Al Medan, Al Raas.
The English Private School is an Indian school in Defence Camp, Umm Al Quwain. It follows the CBSE curriculum from Grade 1 to Grade 8 and the Kerala Board of Public Examination syllabus from Grade 9 to Grade 12.
For higher education, there are Umm Al Quwain University and British Applied College at a 5-minute drive by car.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL HUMRAH B
You can find several clinics and hospitals near Al Humrah B in case of a medical emergency. Some of the nearest ones are:
- Al Khazan Health Center MOH
- UAQ Medical Centre
- Sansaya Clinic Umm Al Quwain
- Thumbay Clinic
- Umm Al Quwain Hospital
Al Khazan Health Center MOH in Al Bootain, Al Hamrah is just 4 minutes away from the district. UAQ Medical Centre is located at the intersection of Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street and Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Street.
Sansaya Clinic is a cosmetic and dental clinic on Al Khor Street, around 5 minutes away from the community. Thumbay Clinic is a popular family clinic, located on King Faisal Street, around 6 minutes away. Umm Al Quwain Hospital is located in Al Raudah, 7 minutes away.
Al Humrah B is surrounded by Al Humrah A, C and D. There are some prominent communities, such as Al Raas, Al Madar and Defence Camp. Entertainment options nearby include:
- Fish Roundabout, Umm Al Quwain
- Star Cinemas in Mall of UAQ
- Umm Al Quwain Beach
- UAQ National Museum
These are easily reachable within a 5 to 7-minute drive by car.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN AL HUMRAH B
There are some popular malls near Al Humrah B, such as:
- China Mall
- Lulu Centre
- Al Haram Store
- Mall of UAQ
China Mall UAQ features many international brands and is just 5 minutes away from the subcommunity.
A branch of one of the biggest retail stores, Lulu Centre in Al Raas C is just 6 minutes away. Al Haram Store in Al Bootain Al Humrah D is 3 minutes away from the sub-community.
The Mall of UAQ is a popular retail, entertainment and dining destination. The entire mall is spread out on a single level covering 100,000 sq. ft. and featuring brand stores, an entertainment zone, a food court, a 5-screen multiplex and other services.
RESTAURANTS IN AL HUMRAH B
Those wanting to try different cuisines can find plenty of restaurants in Umm Al Quwain. Those located in Al Humrah B are:
- Basbosatna Geer
- Baith Al Mandi Restaurant
- Emirates Sea Restaurant
- Sadaf Restaurant & Bakery
- Al-Bait Syria
- Hardee’s Umm Al Quwain
- Caffeine Espresso Bar
Basbostana Geer is a cafe located near King Faisal Road. Residents can head over to Baith Al Mandi Restaurant that serves Mandi, Arabic, Afghani and Middle Eastern specialities. Emirates Sea Restaurant is 6 minutes away and offers a fine variety of seafood and Arabic cuisine. Sadaf Restaurant menu includes fast food and bakery items.
There are also some fast-food chains nearby, such as KFC and Hardees. People who like to talk over coffee can head over to Starbucks, Crave Cafe, E Snacks Cafeteria and Caffeine Espresso Bar.
BEACHES NEAR AL HUMRAH B
You can find several beaches near Al Humrah B. The most popular beach is Umm Al Quwain Beach, just 5 minutes away.
Kite Beach Center, Umm Al Quwain is located on Shaikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla Road. It is a kitesurfing school with perks like a beach café, kayak tours and shaded sitting areas making it a perfect beachside retreat for the family.
One of the best beach resorts in Umm Al Quwain, Palma Beach Resort is located in Al Dar Al Baida. This resort features beachfront and poolside suites and villas and offers amenities such as three outdoor swimming pools, a dedicated barbecue area and private beach access with water sports facilities.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Some notable landmarks and leisure attractions near Al Humrah B, UAQ include:
- Fish Roundabout
- Sheikh Zayed Mosque
- UAQ Marine Club
- Umm Al Quwain Fort
Fish Roundabout and Sheikh Zayed Mosque are the iconic landmarks located only 4 to 5 minutes away from the sub-community. UAQ Marine Club is your perfect spot for water skiing, canoeing or windsurfing. It is accessible at a 7-minute drive by car.
Umm Al Quwain Fort is also known as Al Ali Fort. It was used as the centre of government until 1969. It was opened for the public in 2000 with the opening of Umm Al Quwain National Museum.
Dreamland Aqua Park features numerous water-based activities and rides for families, especially children. It is 23 minutes away from the community.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents of Al Humrah B, UAQ can indulge in numerous outdoor activities at the UAQ Marine Club such as watersports and houseboat tours. They also take part in adventure activities, such as archery, zip-lining, wall climbing and survival skills.
The closest park is H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Park, around 4 minutes away. Those visiting the park can enjoy rides, visit the auditorium, play games at the sports hall or grab a bite at the cafeteria.
Sports enthusiasts can go to Al Arabi Sports and Cultural Club located at 17 Outhman Bin Afaan Street – Al Raudah, 7 minutes away.
People who like to stay fit can find few gyms near Al Humrah B, UAQ. There is a Beach Public Gym at a 5-minute drive away where you can work out while watching the waves. There are also separate gyms for ladies, such as Ladies Fitness and Massage, around 4 minutes away.
There are also some beauty salons in Al Humrah B, UAQ such as:
- Aladdin Haircut Saloon
- Beauty Care Center
- Zahra Ladies Saloon
All of these salons are easily accessible to residents.
There are no community events in Al Humrah, Umm Al Quwain. However, residents can check out the Ajman Shopping Festival in Al Jerf Industrial 1, Ajman.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Al Humrah B, Umm Al Quwain is in proximity to key amenities. However, you will need to have your own car because public transportation is limited.
FAQs about Al Humrah B, UAQ
What is Umm Al Quwain known for?
Umm Al Quwain is known for its historical landmarks and entertainment destinations. It provides numerous recreational activities from sailing to skydiving.
How do I get to Al Humrah B, Umm Al Quwain by bus?
You can take a bus from Umm Al Quwain bus stop on Ittihad Street to reach the community.
- Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Park is a 4-minute drive away
- Umm Al Quwain Hospital is 6 minutes away via King Faisal Street
- Umm Al Quwain Airport is 25 minutes away via E11
- Ajman is 25 minutes away via Al Ittihad Street/E11