ABOUT AL JUBAIL
Al Jubail is a waterfront community in Sharjah located at the western end of the emirate. The neighbourhood features apartment buildings with 1 and 2-bedroom units. It is home to Sharjah Birds and Animal Market and Souq Al Jubail, one of the largest indoor fish markets in the region. The residential area is situated to the west of Al Arouba Street and King Faisal Street.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A coastal residential area of Sharjah
- Home to Souq Al Jubail
- Offers 1 and 2-bedroom residences
- Amenities include schools, mosques and clinics
- In proximity to Al Wahda Street
Al Jubail is a well-developed family-friendly community with affordable rental properties. The neighbourhood in Sharjah is home to Souq Al Jubail, a popular tourist attraction of the emirate. The well-connected road network and a range of amenities make it an ideal residential area for individuals and families alike.
PROPERTIES IN AL JUBAIL
Properties in Al Jubail include apartments mostly. These flats are available in 1 and 2-bedroom layout for rental purpose with an area ranging between 650 sq. ft. to 1,507 sq. ft. Most of the units come with a spacious living room, bedroom with an attached bathroom and fitted kitchen. The availability of a balcony and parking area depends on the unity type you are renting.
RENTAL TRENDS IN AL JUBAIL
The apartments for rent in Al Jubail come in 1 and 2-bedroom configurations. The annual rent for a 1-bedroom apartment ranges between AED 13k to AED 26k while the spacious 2-bedroom flat can be leased out in AED 21k to AED 35k for a year.
MOST POPULAR BUILDINGS IN AL JUBAIL
New Sharjah Tower is a popular apartment building in Al Jubail featuring 1 and 2-bedroom apartments.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL JUBAIL
For parking in Al Jubail, most of the apartment buildings have dedicated covered or uncovered parking areas. Visitors can avail paid parking facility outside the residential building.
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IN AL JUBAIL
If you prefer travelling through public transportation in Al Jubail, you can find Bus E303, E303A, E307 and E307 from Sharjah Al Jubail bus station. Other bus stations nearby the community are Al Rolla bus station, Sharjah King Faisal Road ADNOC petrol station and Sharjah Al Wahda Road City Centre bus station. All these stations are located within a 6 to 12-minute drive from the community.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN AL JUBAIL
Souq Al Jubail, also known as Sharjah Fish Market is one of the top markets in Sharjah designed to represent Islamic architecture. The state-of-the-art conventional market spreads over an area of 400,000 sq. ft. and has three sections; fruits and vegetable section, meat and poultry section and fish section. It is one of the best places to visit in Sharjah with a grill section where foodies can get their favorite seafood prepared by professional chefs. The market also has ample parking space to facilitate visitors. It is located near Sharjah Creek. Other supermarkets in Al Jubail are Mini Mart Supermarket, Al Jasar Supermarket and Al Madina Supermarket.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES IN AL JUBAIL
Al Jubail Mosque is the only mosque in the area for Muslim community members. Other mosques near the community are Al Aziz Mosque, Bani Shaibah Mosque and Al Zahra Mosque. King Faisal Mosque is a notable landmark located close to the community. The prayer hall of the mosque can accommodate 16,670 worshippers at a time.
Christian fellows can visit Al Yarmook area in a 10-minute drive to worship at some of the best churches in Sharjah. These include the Russian Orthodox Church, St. Michael’s Catholic Church and St. Martin’s Anglican Church.
SCHOOLS NEAR AL JUBAIL
Parents with school-going children can find plenty of schools near Al Jubail. These include Radiant School, Al Amaal English High School and Al Mustaqbal Private School. Radiant School is one of the top Indian schools in Sharjah following the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) curriculum for students from Kindergarten until Grade 12. It is located a 9-minute away in Al Yarmook area. Other schools near the community are American School of Creative Science Al Layyah and Al Amana Private School.
Higher educational institutes near the community are Khalifa University and Westford University College. Both the universities are accessible in a 10-minute drive.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN AL JUBAIL
Healthcare facilities nearby the community are Access Clinic, NMC Medical Centre Rolla and Medcare Medical Centre. For comprehensive medical treatment, Zulekha Hospital Sharjah is located in proximity to the residential area. It is one of the best hospitals in Sharjah offering facilities for obstetrics, paediatrics, surgery and gynaecology.
Some of the top veterinary clinics in Sharjah are located in Al Jubail as the community is home to one of the largest bird and animal markets. These include Canary Vet, Al Maha Vet Clinic and Al Watania Vet Clinic.
There are several communities located close to Al Jubail. These include Al Mareija, Al Nud and Al Ghuwair. The popular Al Layyeh Suburb and Al Khaledia Suburb are located to the southern side while Al Shuwaihean and Al Sharq are situated towards the north. Other nearby areas include Al Manakh and Abu Shagara.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR AL JUBAIL
Mega Mall Sharjah is one of the best malls in Sharjah featuring over 150 retail outlets, 5 anchor stores and an immense range of dining and entertainment options. The shopping mall is spread over an area of 800,000 sq. ft. across four levels. The popular stores of the mall include Zara, Damas, Aldo, Mac, Sephora and Paris Gallery. It will take a 10-minute drive to reach the shopping mall. Other shopping malls near Al Jubail are Sahara Centre and Al Ansar Mall.
RESTAURANTS IN AL JUBAIL
There are a bunch of restaurants in Al Jubail offering different cuisines. These include Al Kabab Al-Afghani Al Jadeed Restaurant, Sadaf Restaurant, Al Maskoof Al Iraqi Restaurant and Isfahan Restaurant. Foodies looking for other options can head to neighbouring areas such as Al Majaz and Al Nud where some of the best restaurants in Sharjah are located. Nayaab Handi is one of the popular Pakistani restaurants in Sharjah while the traditional ambience of Madfoon Al Khaimah makes it one of the best mandi restaurants in Sharjah. Other dining options nearby are Shakespeare & Co., Al Fanar Restaurant and Grub Shack Express.
BEACHES NEAR AL JUBAIL
Al Fisht Beach is one of the best beaches in Sharjah featuring a park, water sports activities and much more for families. Al Fisht Park has a children’s play area and manicured grass lawn making it a perfect spot for a picnic. Al Khan Beach and Al Mamzar Beach are other popular beaches located towards the south of the community. Both the beaches near Al Jubail are accessible in a 9 to 10-minute drive.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Al Montazah Parks is one of the notable landmarks nearby. It has two exciting parks; Island of Legends and the Pearl Kingdom. Island of Legends is the amusement park while the latter one is the water park. You can see the Loch Ness Monster, Spanish carnival, thrilling rides and much more at Island of Legends. The 60 meters high Eye of the Emirates is one of the instantly recognizable landmarks of Al Montazah Park. It is a giant Ferris wheel with 42 cabins that offers hundreds of people an aerial view of the city.
For art-enthusiasts, Sharjah Art Museum is also located a short drive. The museum has permanent paintings of renowned artists, around 500 artworks of local and international artists and a library with 4,000 titles in different languages along with audio-visual material.
Other landmarks near the community are King Faisal Mosque and Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Al Ittihad Square Park is one of the beautiful parks in Sharjah located between King Faisal Mosque and Sharjah Souk. Families can enjoy a laid back picnic while fitness enthusiasts can jog or spread out their yoga mat for the early morning session. The public park near Al Jubail is accessible in a 4-minute drive. Other parks nearby include Rolla Square Park and Al Majaz Park.
Those looking for indoor workout options can head to Al Arab Fitness and Golden Gym located in the neighbouring community. It will take a 5 to 6-minute drive to reach these fitness centres.
Anisaty Ladies Salon and Moon Beauty Salon are two of the top salons in Sharjah offering premium beauty care treatments. Gents can get hair care and other beauty care treatments from expert professionals of Bronx Gents Salon and Jebel Al Rayat Hairdressing Salon. Both the salons are accessible in a 7-minute drive.
Souq Al Jubail hosts different cultural festivals, competitions and workshops all around the year.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Al Jubail is an ideal residential community for those with small families and looking to rent a comparatively cheaper yet comfortable apartment to live in. It is in proximity to all the basic amenities and luxuries one can desire for. However, one should keep in mind that the community has apartments for rent purposes only. The community might not be suitable for those looking for a private residence.