ABOUT AL MANKHOOL
Al Mankhool is the heart of Bur Dubai, It is one of the most sought-after areas in Dubai. While this sub-community is largely residential, some commercial and financial aspects like banks and hotels are also covered. Undoubtedly yet, Al Mankhool is one of the most popular areas for renting apartments in Bur Dubai.
The location alone is a strategic asset of Al Mankhool. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street and Al Satwa Road run along the eastern and western borders of the area while Khalid bin Al Waleed Rd and Sheikh Rashid Rd run along the northern and southern borders. Kuwait Street intersects the area making the commute for residents hassle-free.
Besides its location, the area covers all interests including fashion, dining and schooling. Al Mankhool is home to a public library, where locals have a chance to visit and research or get engrossed in a novel.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Kuwait Street (D77) intersects the area
- Alongside Khalid Bin Al Waleed Road (D79) and Sheikh Rashid Road (D75)
- Home to facilities like banks and Al Mankhool Public Library
- Features up to 4-bed apartments and luxurious 4-bed villas
- Close to Dubai Creek
- Considerable options for top rental apartments in Bur Dubai
The highlights of Al Mankhool are:
- Swimming pool
- Play area for children
- High-alert security
Compared to the neighbouring areas, the community is quiet and peaceful. It offers basic amenities to its residents, along with a secure and healthy environment where locals can feel safe.
PROPERTIES IN AL MANKHOOL
Properties in Al Mankhool are a mix of villas and apartments. Here, the apartment types include budget-friendly studios, 1-bed and 2-bed units as well as more spacious 3 to 4-bedroom flats. On the other side, villas span from 3-bed to 4-bed configurations. One can also find a range of new apartments for rent in Al Mankhool.
Rental Trends in Al Mankhool
Average Rents in AED
Average Rents in AED
Average Rents in AED
Average Rents in AED
Average Rents in AED
Average Rents in AED
The apartments for rent in Al Mankhool have the highest demand because they are easy on the pockets. Rents for 1-bedroom apartments are as low as AED 43k to up to AED 72k while 2-BHK flats for rent in Al Mankhool can cost AED 62k to 105k, every year. Individuals, expats or couples looking for a reasonable living space within a budget can rent studios in Al Mankhool.
Those in search of more spacious units can go for 3-bed and 4-bed flats.
- Prices of 3-bedroom apartments on rent ranges from AED 88k to 152k
- Rental price of 4-bedroom flats in Al Mankhool starts from AED 140k
Rental villas in Al Mankhool are spacious with the surface area of 7000 sq. ft. A 4-bedroom villa for rent in the community has a price range of AED 200k.
Sale Trends in Al Mankhool
For sale apartments also come in different sizes. Residential buildings are composed of 1 to 4 bedroom units. Built on a space of 690 sq. ft. up to 2,947 sq. ft.
- Studios and 1-bed units offer a price range of AED 609k to 1.4M
- 2 BHK unit has a selling trend of AED 1.9M
- Selling price for a 3-bedroom unit is AED 2.9M
Villas in the community feature 4 to 7 bedrooms and 2 or 3 extra bathrooms. Whereas, apartments have furnished interiors and modern architecture. Several amenities are attributed to residents such as high-end security, fitted kitchens, spacious living rooms and private car-parking slots. Apartment buildings have a shared swimming pool, sauna and a gym.
Popular Buildings in Al Mankhool
- Jamal Al Ghurair
- M Residences
- Jumeirah Star
- The Bricks
- Rose 1
Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 12 months
Placing first with the highest number of views is Jamal Al Ghurair Building. Here, one can find a good range of 1 and 2-bed units as well as studios. It is also a considerable option if you are looking for chiller-free 1 BHK rentals in Al Mankhool. Following closely, we have M Residences. This complex is already widely occupied. Rounding up the list, there are Jumeirah Star, The Bricks and Rose 1.
Hotels in Al Mankhool
Al Mankhool in Bur Dubai is a popular residential district as well as a tourist spot. There are many hotels within the community including:
- Grand Excelsior Hotel
- Citimax Hotel
- Manhattan Avenue
- Majestic City Retreat Hotel
These options are concentrated in one area and located at short intervals. Besides, there are 4-star hotels including Regent Palace and Orchid View Hotel Dubai. One can also find many serviced hotel apartments in Al Mankhool, Dubai.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL MANKHOOL
Residents can find both, open and covered parking spaces in Al Mankhool. Residential buildings have parking floors and villas in the community have private garages.
Public Transportation in Al Mankhool
Those who depend on public transportation in Al Mankhool can head down to the Kuwait Street (D77) and catch the bus C14 from Kuwait Road 1 and Kuwait Road 2 bus stops, each located on opposite roads. Several other bus stops are located on 12A Street and Al Satwa Road. Al Mankhool is also considered as one of the top areas near Burjuman Metro Station.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN AL MANKHOOL
A good number of supermarkets in Mankhool are available where residents can easily fulfil their day-to-day grocery needs. All Day Fresh is the closest option, available in a 12-minute walk. There are also Maxims Supermarket LLC, Bita Supermarket, Carrefour, LuLu Supermarket, all available within 5 to 6 minutes of drive.
MOSQUES IN AL MANKHOOL
There are several mosques in Al Mankhool located within walking distance. A local mosque, Abu Hamed Al Ghazali Mosque and Musallah Al Eid are at 7 to 9 minutes, on foot. Masjid Abu Bakr Al Siddeeq on 4 E St is a 3-minute drive around town.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR AL MANKHOOL
An 11-minute drive to Oud Metha Road leads to several churches. One of them is St. Mary’s Catholic Church which is the most visited church and considered as one of the best churches in Dubai. Other churches near Al Mankhool include St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral, Coptic Church, The Dubai City church and a few more.
Residents can visit Jain Derasar temple within the community. Other temples near Al Mankhool include Shiridi Sai Baba Mandir, Sindhi Gurdabar, Shree Krishna Haveli and Shiva Temple at a maximum 10-minute drive from the area.
SCHOOLS IN AL MANKHOOL
There are a number of schools and nurseries in the area, including:
- British Orchard nursery
- Hope Montessori
- Cambridgeshire Nursery
- Ambassador Kindergarten
Schools in Al Mankhool include:
- Ambassador School
- New Academy School
There is also an institute that offers music and dance classes named Ocean Kids Institute for Dance Art and Music. The nurseries are within walking distance and 2 to 3 minutes of driving. New Academy School is a 6-minute drive.
Ambassador School located within the area caters to above 700 students from grade 1 to 12. It is rated as “good” for four consecutive years by KHDA.
A medical university Muhammad Bin Rashid University of Medicine is an 11-minute drive from the area. The University of Cambridge CIE, a notable university on Sheikh Rashid Rd is 13 minutes away.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL MANKHOOL
Clinics and Hospitals near Al Mankhool include:
- Harley International Medical Clinic
- Al Mankhool Health Center
- Aster Hospital Mankhool
Harley International Medical Clinic is located in the community. Aster Hospital is 4 minutes away. Al Mankhool Health Center is within the community, easily available in case of emergencies. There is also American Hospital Dubai, a 9-minute drive on Sheikh Zayed Road.
Several pharmacies are available nearby, including Supercare Pharmacy, New Mankhool Pharmacy and Life Pharmacy, available in 5 minutes.
Being a part of Bur Dubai, the area is surrounded by some well-established sub-communities, the nearest ones include:
- Al Raffa
- Al Karama
- Al Jafliya
- Umm Hurair
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN AL MANKHOOL
Shopping destinations are within the community, some notable malls in Al Mankhool are:
- Burjuman Mall
- Al Musallah Mall
- Al Rais Shopping Center
- Al Khaleej Center
Al Khaleej Center and Al Rais Shopping Center are located close to each other, just 8 minutes away. Al Musallah mall on Al Mankhool Road is a 13-minute walk away. A great shopping complex for residents, Burjuman is on Khalid Bin Waleed Road, a 6-minute drive that has high-end fashion brands like,
- Calvin Klein
Other than these brands, there are many facilities and activities in Burjuman Mall. It features prayer areas for male and female, Carrefour and ATM Machine services and several dining options. People also visit here for entertainment purposes as it has 14 screens cinema that features 2D and 3D movies.
RESTAURANTS IN AL MANKHOOL
Residents can enjoy a variety of restaurants in Al Mankhool, some are:
- Gypsy Chinese Restaurant UAE
- MAX’s Restaurant Karama
- Swagath Restaurant
- Imperial Dragon
All are located at a walking distance and are easily available from Kuwait Street. Visitors can enjoy Chinese food with Indian touch in Imperial Dragon. It offers quick and friendly service, located on 18th St. only 7 minutes away. Swagath restaurant on Bank Street is a vegetarian restaurant, only 7 minutes drive.
People can also visit Bur Jaman mall to enjoy its food court, some of the eateries offered in the mall, include:
- FiLLi Cafe
- Dome Cafe
- Baskin Robbins
- PANCAKE HOUSE
Nando’s is an international food chain, popular for its scrumptious grilled chicken dishes. While children can enjoy an ice cream or two from Baskin Robbins, adults can enjoy beverages at Dome Cafe and FiLLi Cafe. Apart from these, visitors can indulge in several other eating options here.
BEACHES NEAR AL MANKHOOL
Palm Beach Hotel Bur Dubai is only a 7-minute drive from Al Mankhool. Other than this, beach lovers can enjoy plenty of beaches near Al Mankhool. Jumeirah Public Beach is a 16-minute drive, While La Mer Beach and Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa are just 12 minutes away.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Some leisure places and notable landmarks near the area include:
- Dubai Museum
- Zabeel Palace
- Dubai Creek
Dubai Museum is a 9-minute drive via Al Satwa Road, located at the south of Dubai Creek. It is a depiction of urban and rural life in UAE. The museum displays a timeline of UAE development, from past to present. Visitors can spot authentic monuments of pottery, tombs and buildings and enjoy the continuation of old and modern Dubai. For sightseeing, enjoying the calm and peacefulness and picturesque views people can visit Zabeel Palace an 11-minute drive, and Dubai Creek, 14 minutes away from the area.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Outdoor activities near the area include
- Zabeel Park
- Wonder Bus Tours
- Dubai Creek Golf Club
Zabeel Park is 5 minutes away, while Dubai creek is 10 minutes where residents can enjoy outdoor activities and sports. There are many things to do in Zabeel Park for a perfect evening with family.
Gyms in Al Mankhool include Fitness First Burjman Center, Ichiban Fitness Club, Time 2 Body Fitness Studio and Fitness Extreme Main all located at a driving distance of 5 to 7 minutes.
There are several spas and Salons in Al Mankhool, some are:
- Beautiful Times Salon and Spa
- Moksha Ladies and Gents Spa
- Soul Senses Spa and Wellness
Ladies, as well as gents of the community, can visit these spas for massages and relaxation time. Most spas and salons in the community are located just off Khalid bin Al Waleed Road, at a maximum 6 minutes of drive from the area.
The neighbouring communities, Al Karama and Umm Hurair offer more life and social events since Al Mankhool is comparatively a quieter area.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents can join the Bur Dubai and Bur Dubai Exhibitions groups on Facebook to stay updated with events held in the community.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Since the community offers many friendly amenities including hospitals and shopping centres there can never be a dull moment in the community. Hence traffic can be a bit inconvenient at times for people living here.
FAQs about Al Mankhool
What is the fastest way to get from Sharjah to Al Mankhool?
You can reach from Sharjah to Al Mankhool in around 15 minutes if you use a taxi. It will cost around AED 35 to AED 40.
Where can I stay in Al Mankhool?
You can choose from more than 2,000 hotels in Al Mankhool including some 4-star and 5-star options.
Is there a direct bus from Dubai Airport to Al Mankhool?
Yes, a public bus takes off from Dubai International Airport and arrives at Park Regis Kris Hotel every 30 minutes, every day. It takes around 10 minutes to reach there.
- 9 minutes from Dubai Creek
- 2 minutes from Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street (D88)
- 11 minutes from Dubai International Airport
- 9 minutes from Sheikh Rashid Road (E11)