ABOUT AL MARASY
Al Marasy is a luxurious apartment complex in Al Bateen. The residential complex comprises apartments and villas equipped with good facilities. Properties here offer amazing waterfront views. The area has plenty of landscaped gardens and is just a few minutes away from many restaurants, hotels, supermarkets and clinics. It is located within the waterfront community which represents maritime identity. It is also home to many historical and notable landmarks such as Al Bateen Palace, Emirates Heritage Club and Etihad Modern Art Gallery.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Apartment complex with various villas
- The community boasts waterfront views
- Several high-end amenities are available at a short distance
- Close to many historical places
- Direct connectivity to Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street
Common prominent features of the community are:
- Waterfront views
- Villas and apartments with modern architecture
- Peaceful and quiet atmosphere
The apartment complex offers a ton of facilities, and there are diverse properties, healthcare centres, gyms, supermarkets and malls. One can experience a happy and peaceful life while living in the complex. The properties in Al Marasy are inspired by the traditional Arab architecture. It is located close to Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street and Al Bateen Airport.
PROPERTIES IN AL MARASY
Villas and apartments in Al Marasy boast modern architecture and offer sea views along with a peaceful environment. Apartments have 1, 2 and 3-bedrooms unit. These apartments have a nice spacious living and dining area, open kitchen with cooker and dishwasher and a large terrace.
Things you may want to know about apartments for rent in Al Marasy are:
- A 1-bedroom unit has a rental rate of AED 82k to AED 90k.
- People can rent a 2-bedroom apartment for as low as AED 115k to AED 140k.
- The rental rate of a 3-bedroom unit is around AED 162k.
Villas in Al Marasy usually have 4 bedrooms. These villas have a big kitchen, a maid’s room, covered parking area, a huge balcony and more.
- One can rent a 4-bedroom unit for about AED 300k.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL MARASY
Residents can travel via public transportation in Al Marasy. The nearest bus station is located in Bainuna Street from where people can board buses 10, 11 and 8. People can also easily travel via taxis for a comfortable commute.
Parking in Al Marasy is not much of an issue as all the apartment owners can park their cars in allotted parking spots within the building. Villas owners get their parking spaces within the residence.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR AL MARASY
One can get their daily shopping needs fulfilled by visiting the various supermarkets near Al Marasy. The closest one is Yum-Your Urban Market at a walking distance. The store consists of many brands with various grocery items, freshly baked products and food options. Other popular supermarkets such as ZOOM, Waitrose and Spinneys are a 10-minute drive away.
MOSQUES NEAR AL MARASY
There are plenty of mosques near Al Marasy. The closest ones are ADNOC Mosque, Salem Mazer Mosque and Ahmed Mohammed Al Suwaidi Mosque located within a 7-minute drive. People can also visit Mosque of Sheikha Maryam Bint Sultan and Fath Ali Abdullah Al Khaja Mosque located at about a 15-minute drive.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR AL MARASY
Christian residents can find many churches near Al Marasy. Some popular ones are Church of Christ, St. Joseph’s Cathedral and Church of St. Anthony at about an 11-minute drive. Others such as St. George’s Orthodox Cathedral are also located within the same cluster.
There are limited options for temples near Al Marasy. BAPS Temple is located at about a 40-minute drive.
SCHOOLS NEAR AL MARASY
Parents can choose to send their youngsters to one of the many nurseries near Al Marasy including:
- Greenopia Nursery
- British Orchard Nursery Bateen
- Kipina Nursery Bateen
All these preschools are less than a 10-minute drive from the community. Other nurseries in the area are Kidz Link International, Bright Beginnings Nursery and Young World. All these provide an amazing learning environment for kids.
Some reputable schools near Al Marasy are:
- American Community School of Abu Dhabi
- Etihad School
- Emirates National School
American Community School is the oldest school established in 1972. It is a non-profit U.S. accredited college serving a culturally diverse student body. It follows the American curriculum and accepts students from ages 4 to 18 to a high-school diploma. Similarly, Emirates National School also provides education from kindergarten to primary level. It has many branches all over the Emirates.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL MARASY
Residents can seek medical attention from various clinics near Al Marasy such as:
- Al Bateen Healthcare Center
- Medical Park Consultants
- Al Khaleej Health Centre
All these clinics are located at about a 10-minute drive. Al Bateen Healthcare Centre is a community clinic that provides services in dentistry, anaesthesiology, dermatology, family medicine and neurology.
Hospitals near Al Marasy are Persian Gulf Diagnostic Center Hospital, the American Surge Center and Emirates Hospital located at about a 15-minute drive.
Areas close to the vibrant community include:
- Hills Abu Dhabi
- Al Maqtaa
These areas are popular residential and commercial developments in the capital city and offer many amenities that residents can use.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR AL MARASY
Residents can find some popular malls near Al Marasy including:
- Marina Mall
- Al Wahda Mall
- Khalidiyah Mall
All these malls are less than a 15-minute drive. Marina Mall is a popular shopping and entertainment centre with water views. It has numerous designer stores and restaurants with a bowling area and an ice rink. Another popular mall, Al Wahda Mall is a large shopping centre with global retail chains, grocery store, plenty of eateries, a cinema and playing areas for kids.
Other famous malls in the area are Al Bateen Mall, Rotana Mall and Nation Galleria that has many high-end shops and plenty of entertainment options.
RESTAURANTS NEAR AL MARASY
Residents can eat out at the number of restaurants near Al Marasy including:
- Watermelon Restaurant & Café
- Horizon Restaurant
All these eateries are less than a 10-minute drive. People can enjoy a healthy and creative menu with fresh juices and cocktails at Watermelon Restaurant & Cafe. They can relax within a casual atmosphere and enjoy a hot cup of tea or coffee. Tashas is another popular option where residents can enjoy a luxurious breakfast in a casual setting.
Rosewater has a buffet on the terrace in Jumeirah Hotel. The restaurant offers global fare and sweeping views. Mezlai is another popular Middle Eastern eatery that has a terrace in the Emirates Palace offering upscale cuisines. Other dining options include Villa Toscana, Hakkasan and Applebee’s.
BEACHES NEAR AL MARASY
There are plenty of well-known beaches near Al Marasy. Corniche Beach is located at about a 12-minute drive. It is Abu Dhabi’s most exciting beach with crystal clear water, seaside walkways paved with benches and gardens overlooking the Arabian Gulf. Visitors can also rent a speedboat and soak in the majestic views of Abu Dhabi’s skyline. Other beaches near the community are Al Sahil Beach and Al Bateen Beach.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
One can find plenty of leisure activities within the community. Residents prefer to visit the following:
- Etihad Modern Art Gallery
- Emirates Heritage Club
- Qasr Al Watan
Etihad Modern Art Gallery and Emirates Heritage Club contribute to the art scene in Abu Dhabi. The gallery is located opposite Al Bateen Mall. It has two sections one for displaying artefacts and the other for contemporary artwork.
Emirates Heritage Club is a reconstruction of a traditional desert village comprising crafts workshops and many monthly cultural festivals.
Another magnificent architecture marvel is Qasr Al Watan. The development has a taste of royalty with every area meticulously crafted and maintained. Other popular attractions are Corniche Beach and Electra Park within a 10-minute drive.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
There are many outdoor parks located within the community:
- Al Bateen Park
- Baynunah Public Park
- Al Khalidiyah Park
Al Khalidiyah Park is located at about an 11-minute drive. It is an amazing outdoor area with palm trees, open lawns, walking paths and a shaded playground. Residents can also head out for an early morning walk and jogging at Baynunah Public Park. It also has plenty of shaded areas to relax. Al Bateen itself has a number of parks within the community for its residents.
People can keep fit at:
- Lifeline Wellness Khalidya 1
- Perfect view gym
- Health Club @ InterContinental Abu Dhabi
All these fitness centres and spas are less than a 10-minute drive.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents can join the Facebook group ‘#Marasy, #BloomMarina, #AlMarsa- Residents Only’ to stay connected.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The apartment complex is an ideal residence as it has amazing views and a ton of amenities. One thing must be kept in mind that the area is quite busy therefore one can expect traffic at rush hours. Also, these properties are not available for buying. One can only rent properties in Al Marasy.
- Abu Dhabi International Airport is at a 48-minute drive
- Corniche Beach and Emirates Heritage Club are less than a 12-minute drive away