ABOUT AL KHARRAN
Al Kharran is a residential community in Ras Al Khaimah featuring villas and apartment buildings. It is located between Al Manama-Ras Al Khaimah Road (E18) and Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Road. The community is surrounded by popular areas of the emirate like Al Qusaidat and Al Dhait South.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A residential district of Ras Al Khaimah
- Offers apartments and villas in different configurations
- Located between two major roads of the emirate
- Amenities include schools, supermarkets and clinics
Al Kharran is an ideal residential community for those who prefer living a slow-paced lifestyle. Renters can choose from villas and apartments that are available in unique layouts. The premium location of the community provides ease for commuting to the neighbouring areas. The family-friendly amenities such as supermarkets, schools and mosques are available within the area.
PROPERTIES IN AL KHARRAN, Ras al Khaimah
Properties in Al Kharran include villas and apartment buildings. Villas in the community come in 5-bedroom configuration with an area of 4,132 sq. ft. These villas offer a spacious living room, a separate dining area, well-equipped kitchen, maid’s room with bathroom and terrace or balcony. The bedrooms in these villas come with attached bathrooms and built-in wardrobes. Other features include a garden and parking area.
Apartment buildings in Al Kharran offer 2-bedroom units with a living area, bedroom with attached bathroom, kitchen and a balcony. Other facilities include a garden, a swimming pool and 24-hour security service.
RENTAL TRENDS IN AL KHARRAN
Apartments for rent in Al Kharran with an area of 807 sq. ft. can be leased for a year in AED 28k.
MOST POPULAR COMMUNITIES IN AL KHARRAN
As per collected data, Granada Complex is a popular community in Al Kharran. It features villas in 4 and 5-bedroom layout.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL KHARRAN
Parking spaces in Al Kharran are available inside villas and apartment buildings. The garage in the villa offers parking areas for one or two vehicles while the basement or covered parking facilities are available in residential buildings.
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IN AL KHARRAN, RAK
Since the community has a well-connected road network, commuting using private conveyance is hassle-free. Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Road and Al Manama Ras Al Khaimah Road (E18) runs along with the community from the eastern and western side. E18 connects to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311) through Al Kharran Roundabout which is a major highway of Dubai.
As for public transportation in Al Kharran, residents can rely on cab service because the nearest bus station is located a 15-minute drive away from the community.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN AL KHARRAN
There are several supermarkets in Al Kharran from where residents can buy daily essentials. These include Springs Supermarket LLC, Kerala Hypermarket, Mazian Supermarket and Faris Grocery. For monthly grocery hauls, Carrefour is also located at a short drive of 15-minutes from the community in Safeer Mall. The hypermarket has a range of products including fruits, meat, baked items, fresh deli and home décor products. Another outlet of Carrefour in Ras Al Khaimah is located in Manar Mall.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES IN AL KHARRAN
Mosques in Al Kharran are dotted around the community making it convenient for Muslim fellows to offer daily prayers. These include Masjid Said Ibrahim Al Naeemi, Shaikh Rashid Bin Saeed Mosque and Sultan Khalifa Bin Rashid Al Suwaidi Mosque. One of the grand mosques of the emirate, Sheikh Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi Mosque also lies in proximity to the residential community. The mosque can accommodate 3,000 worshippers and consists of a female prayer room for around 380 women. It also has a library and two Quran study centres.
Those who follow Christianity can visit churches near Al Kharran in a 15-minute drive. These include Emirates Christian Church and Winners Chapel International RAK.
SCHOOLS IN AL KHARRAN
Residents can send their children to Al Kharran Basic Education School and Bin Dhaher School in Al Kharran. Both the schools are located alongside Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Road. The International School of Choueifat is one of the best schools in Ras Al Khaimah situated a short drive away from the community. The school is a member of SABIS Network that is providing quality education in more than 20 countries around the globe. Other schools near the community are GEMS Westminster School and RAK American Academy for Girls.
Those looking for higher education options can find one of the top medical universities in UAE, RAK Medical and Health Sciences University a short drive away. The university offers bachelors and masters programs for nursing, dental surgery and pharmacy.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL KHARRAN
Medical facilities nearby include Al Rafidain Medical Centre, Al Dhait Medical Centre and CosmeSurge Al Dhait North. Al Rafidain Medical Centre provides medical services for orthodontic treatment, internal medicine, paediatric consultation and laser treatment. The clinic is located a 12-minute drive away from the community.
RAK Hospital is a 65-bed hospital near Al Kharran offering premium healthcare services to residents. It is one of the best hospitals in RAK and accessible in a 10-minute drive. Other hospitals near the community are Saqr Hospital and NMC Royal Medical Centre.
Al Kharran is surrounded by popular residential areas of the emirate. Al Dhait South, Al Dhait North and Al Duhaisah lie to the western side of the community while Al Turfa and Al Qurm are situated to the north. Other nearby areas include Al Qusaidat and Al Juwais.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR AL KHARRAN
RAK Mall and Manar Mall are the two top malls in Ras Al Khaimah located a 9-minute drive away from the residential community. RAK Mall features Lulu Hypermarket, shops, food outlets and other entertainment options. It is situated on Khuzam Road in Al Qurm area. Some of the popular stores of the mall are The Body Shop, Damas, Sony, My Toys and Jovial Watches. Another popular shopping mall near Al Kharran, Manar Mall is owned by Al Hamra Group with more than 120 retail shops and F&B outlets. Apart from shopping malls, the community also features several retail outlets and shopping plazas.
RESTAURANTS IN AL KHARRAN
There are several local eateries, café and casual dining restaurants in Al Kharran offering different cuisines. These include Phoenician Café, Zahrat Al Lebanon Al Jadeed, Shams Al Aseel, Sakura Japanese Sweets and Restaurant and Al Wehda Traditional Kitchen.
Capra Restaurant is one of the best restaurants in Ras Al Khaimah offering international cuisine implemented with a local taste of the emirate. Other popular dining options nearby include Al Fanar Restaurant & Café, Bait Al Mandi and Qasr Al Afghan Mandy. All these restaurants are located within a 10 to 15-minute drive.
BEACHES NEAR AL KHARRAN
Those willing to hit the beach can drive for around 18 to 20-minutes to visit the coastline of the emirate. Sidroh Beach, RAK Beach and Al Hamra Beach are a few of the beaches near Al Kharran. Flamingo Beach is another popular spot for families offering beach facilities, dining options and ample parking spaces.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Tower Links Golf Club is one of the notable landmarks nearby the community. It is an 18-hole golf course designed by Gerald Williams and framed by Hajar mountain range. The golf club features a casual dining restaurant, a café and a club with spa. The golf club hosts regional golf championships and provides a chance for beginners to learn the game. The Bunker Lounge in the golf club has a darts arena and pool table where visitors can test their skills against their friends.
RAK Track is one of the exciting activities and the best thing to do in RAK. It has professional racing karts, rental karts for newbies and a safe track for children above the age of 7. RAK Track also organises the IAME X30 Challenge racing series for those who are willing to take a step ahead from rental karting. The leisure spot is located near Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saleem Road.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Saqr Park is one of the popular public parks in Ras Al Khaimah. It has green spaces, an artificial lake with man-made waterfalls, play area for children and a mosque. The park is located a 12-minute drive away from the residential area.
Fitness facilities near the community include gym and training centres. Al Qudra Gym, Box 1 Gym and Xtreme Fit RAK are a few of the gyms near Al Kharran. These fitness centres are accessible in a 15 to 17-minute drive.
Those looking for pampering options can head to Al Shabab Personal Men Care Centre and Al Bawadi Gents Salon in Al Kharran. Ladies can head to Noora Henna Beauty Salon, May Spa Lounge and Pink Rose Beauty Salon near Al Kharran. It will take an 8 to 12-minute drive to reach these salons.
Emirates Club Stadium hosts football matches and other sports events throughout the year. The stadium is located a 15-minute drive away from the community.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Al Kharran in Ras Al Khaimah is an ideal residential community for families looking for residences in an affordable price range. One thing to consider before moving to the area is that residents must have private conveyance for commuting as public transportation is limited.