ABOUT AL MARAKHANIYA
Al Marakhaniya is a residential community in the city of Al Ain. Positioned close to the important venues of the city, the neighbourhood enjoys a favourable location. Not only does the area provide a range of well-constructed residences, but it also offers numerous amenities within its boundaries. The dynamic environment offers a blend of leisure and comfort which lures both families and singles. Although the community offers many facilities, the residents can also find various resources in the neighbouring districts.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A family-friendly community offering a range of villas and apartments
- Houses many facilities for a convenient lifestyle
- Close to world-class shopping destinations and leisure venues
- A short drive away from Al Ain International Airport
- Close proximity to various dining options, spas and gyms
The family-friendly community of Al Marakhaniya is packed with supermarkets, restaurants and mosques. In short, the neighbourhood caters to the different necessities of life. The residents can also find clinics, hospitals, and premium educational centres within close proximity. As for the residences, investors and tenants can find a range of low-rise apartments and luxury villas. Moreover, the community is also close to well-equipped gyms, salons, a world-class stadium, manicured parks, expansive shopping centres and the iconic heritage site - Qasr Al Muwaiji.
PROPERTIES IN AL MARAKHANIYA
Properties in Al Marakhaniya comprise a mix of villas and apartments. The residential units are built with a range of configurations, offering options to individuals, couples and families. The villas in Al Marakhaniya have different layouts. One can find villas ranging from 1,500 sq. ft. to over 7,000 sq. ft. The 3-bedroom villas for rent can cost AED 70k to AED 75k yearly. On the other hand, those looking for a much larger 10-bedroom villa for rent can expect to pay up to AED 200k per annum.
Greenland Compound is a residential community within Al Marakhaniya which offers low-rise apartments. The compound also has shared amenities such as gym, swimming pool and kid’s play area. Offering a range of configurations, the apartments in the community are quite spacious. The 2-bedroom apartments span over 1,120 sq. ft. while the 3-bedroom apartments have layouts starting from 1,500 sq. ft. Those looking to rent a 2-bedroom flat in Greenland Compound can expect to shell out AED 50k to AED 53k yearly. The rental prices for a 3-bedroom apartment fall between AED 60k to AED 75k per annum.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL MARAKHANIYA
Parking spaces are provided in the residential units. Several residences also come with multiple parking spaces. As for public transportation in Al Marakhaniya, several buses have routes in the nearby areas.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN AL MARAKHANIYA
Al Ain Co-op Society is a supermarket in Al Marakhaniya offering a wide range of products and fresh produce. There are several other supermarkets within quick accessibility as well such as Spinneys supermarket and Souq Planet.
CHURCHES AND MOSQUES IN AL MARAKHANIYA
There are mosques in Al Marakhaniya at short intervals. For the people who visit a mosque daily can easily find one near their home. These include the Mosque of Jahir, White Mosque and a few others. Residents can also find a handful of churches near Al Marakhaniya such as Al Ain Evangelical Church Al Ain Zion Church of God and St. Mary’s Catholic Church Al Ain.
SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES IN AL MARAKHANIYA
For school going children, there are several schools near Al Marakhaniya. These include Al Dhama Model School, Madar International School and Al Tomouh School. Located a short drive away Liwa International School For Girls is another option. The school follows the American Curriculum and is a popular choice in the community. There are several nurseries in the community as well including Edu Fun Nursery and Smart Step Nursery. For pupils going for higher education, United Arab Emirates University, Fatima College of Health Sciences and Abu Dhabi University are located within a few miles radius.
HOSPITALS AND CLINICS NEAR AL MARAKHANIYA
The residents in the community will find themselves close to a number of hospitals and clinics. There are various hospitals near Al Marakhaniya including Medeor National Hospital, Tawam Hospital and Al Ain Hospital. These health care institutions provide specialised medical treatments and are just a short drive away.
There are several clinics near Al Marakhaniya that offer a range of treatments. These include Elixir Aesthetic Medical Center, Lumiere Skin Clinic, Fakih Medical Center and Celeste Medical Center.
Al Khabisi and Al Ghadeer are located on either side of the community. Apart from these, Tawam, Bida Bin Ammar and Mreifia share borders with Al Marakhaniya.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN AL MARAKHANIYA
Al Markhaniah Mall in Al Marakhaniya is much-visited by the residents. Apart from this, Souq Extra is also located in the neighbouring community of Al Bateen. Offering an extensive variety of local and international brands, Al Ain Mall is a short drive from the area as well. The mall features renowned brands such as Michael Kors, Rolex, Calvin Klein, Lacoste, Davidoff, Ralph Lauren, Nina Ricci and others. Spanning over 2,500,000 sq. ft., the mall houses 350 retail centres and 60 dining options. Since the expansive shopping centre welcomes a big crowd every day, it provides over 3,000 parking spaces. The glamourous shopping venue is a major attraction for tourists and expatriates as well.
RESTAURANTS IN AL MARAKHANIYA
There are a handful of restaurants in Al Marakhaniya; however, the residents can find a larger variety just a short drive away from the community. Souk Extra is home to a few eateries including La Brioche and Pizza Felice. Zero Fat Restaurant in the neighbouring community of Bida Bin Ammar is a popular choice for healthy food. Other famous dining options in the area are Merdost Restaurant, Beyond Burger, Vault Burger and 101 Restaurant.
BEACHES NEAR AL MARAKHANIYA
Although there are no beaches in Al Ain, the residents can visit the neighbouring city of Abu Dhabi for a fun day at one of the exotic beaches of the emirate. The nearest beaches are Yas Beach and Al Raha Beach which could take up to one and a half hour drive to reach.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The historical venue Qasr Al Muwaiji is about 10-minute drive away from Al Marakhaniya. This heritage site was built by H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Khalifa in the early 20th century. The architectural marvel exhibits the rich culture of Al Nahyan Family along with insights of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa’s iconic life. Being one of the significant sites of the emirate, the museum welcomes many tourists each year.
Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium is also a short drive from the neighbourhood. Spanning over 480,000 sq. ft., the stadium can accommodate over 25,000 spectators. The sporting venue is regarded as one of the best stadiums in the Middle East.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
For a delightful day out, residents can visit the nearby Towayya Park anchored with tracks, manicured lawns and a kid’s play area. Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club is a 7-minute drive away. Built to meet international standards, the club hosts many international and national events.
Al Marakhaniya has no shortage of salons and gyms. The residents can find various salons in and outside the community. These include Amber Spa & Beauty Lounge, Amro Ladies Salon and Bedashing Beauty Lounge. There are various gymnasiums within close access as well such as Tawam Recreational Centre, Fitness Edge, Elixir Slimming Center and a women-only fitness centre, Al Ain Ladies Club.
The residents of Al Marakhaniya can conveniently visit nearby venues for seasonal events. Al Ain Mall hosts various shopping and family events on commemorative days and holiday season. Located a short drive away, Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club organises sports events and fun workshops for the kids.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Al Marakhaniya offers a family-friendly ambience. The community provides well-maintained residences along with numerous facilities within easy reach. However, residents have fewer options when it comes to public transport.
- Al Ain Mall is 20 minutes drive away
- Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium is 11 minutes away
- Al Ain International Airport is 14 minutes away
- Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club is 7 minutes away