ABOUT AL MERIEF
Located in the illustrious locality of Khalifa City A, Al Merief is a community that offers a classic Emirati lifestyle. This promising neighbourhood of Abu Dhabi offers residential plots, giving families a chance to design their own villas. Al Merief spans 60 hectares with 283 plots. The master-planned residential community is a project by Aldar Properties.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Emirati community
- Quick access to numerous facilities
- Consists of 283 residential plots
- Easy access to mosques, schools and supermarkets
- Developed by Aldar Properties
- Located within Khalifa City A
The community aims to provide residents with a traditional Emirati lifestyle and modern amenities. Since the development is located within the renowned Khalifa City A, the residents have easy access to prestigious schools, world-class malls and the famous landmarks of Abu Dhabi. The prominent features of the community are:
- Manicured lawns and gardens
- Easy access to nearby facilities
- Various entertainment options
One of the most appealing factors of Al Merief is that it offers residential plots. This means investors can design their own villas. The community is located behind Etihad Plaza.
PROPERTIES IN AL MERIEF
The residential plots for sale in Al Merief range from 10,000 to over 40,000 sq. ft. Boasting 283 plots, the community offers expansive covered areas to build your dream villa. Al Merief spans 60 hectares, forming a community anchored with manicured lawns and sheltered gardens.
The investors can expect a price between AED 2.1M to AED 2.9M for a plot in Al Merief. For a plot with a covered area of 10,000 sq. ft to over 11,000 sq. ft., the average price of AED 2.2M can be expected. For plots larger than 14,000 sq. ft., the prices range from AED 2.6M to AED 2.9M.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL MERIEF
Since the community offers large plots, families can plan parking spaces in Al Merief according to their needs.
As for public transportation in Al Merief, the community members rely on taxis or cab services such as Careem and Uber. There are few buses which pass through Khalifa City as well but the bus stops are a bit farther from the community.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR AL MERIEF
There are numerous supermarkets near Al Merief including Souq Planet, Carrefour and F Mart. One can also find a number of small grocery shops dotted around in Khalifa City A. The closest ones for the residents in Al Merief are a mere 5 to 7 minutes away.
MOSQUES NEAR AL MERIEF
The residents can find various mosques near Al Merief. The nearest for residents will be Mosque Masdar and Albasset Masjid, which are 6 to 9 minutes away. Other nearby mosques include Gaith Mohammed Ali Mosque, Alrayan Masjid and Mansoor Bin Zayed Mosque.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR AL MERIEF
The Christian residents can head to Mussafah to find churches including All Saint Anglican Church, The American Church of Abu Dhabi and a few others. Temple-goers can opt for BAPS Hindu Mandir which is a 20-minute drive away.
SCHOOLS NEAR AL MERIEF
One of the most prominent highlights of Al Merief is its easy access to the renowned schools of Abu Dhabi. Schools near Al Merief include:
- Canadian International School
- Raha International School
- GEMS American Academy
Canadian International School is a 5-minute drive away from the community. The school’s curriculum follows Alberta Program of Study and the program designed by the UAE Ministry of Education. From KG1 to Grade 12, the school is known to provide quality education.
GEMS American Academy follows American and IB curriculum. An 8-minute drive away, Raha International School holds an outstanding rating by ADEK (Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge).
Nurseries near Al Merief include:
- Humpty Dumpty
- Little Smarties
- Stepping Stones Nursery
Residents looking for universities can find Abu Dhabi University, Khalifa University and Zayed University in proximity.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL MERIEF
The residents can find a few hospitals near Al Merief. These include:
- NMC Royal Hospital Khalifa City
- Al Ahalia Hospital
- LLH Hospital
The closest options for residents is NMC Royal Hospital Khalifa City, which is a 5-minute drive away. Moreover, Amana Healthcare Medical and Rehabilitation Hospital and NMC ProVita International Medical Center can be reached within a matter of minutes. Al Ahalia and LLH Hospital are located in Mussafah and can be reached in less than 15 to 20 minutes.
In addition to these, the residents can also find numerous specialty clinics in the region. The closest ones are:
- Sparkle Dental Boutique
- Kaya Skin Clinic
- Dubai Cosmetic Surgery
The above-mentioned clinics are reachable within 10 to 11 minutes.
Al Merief is located towards the east in Khalifa City A. The nearby residential areas include:
The community is also close to Yas Island and Golf Gardens. Apart from this, notable landmarks such as Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque are a short drive away. Abu Dhabi International Airport can also be reached within 11 to 12 minutes.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR AL MERIEF
Shopping can be quite convenient for those living in the community. Malls near Al Merief offer visitors a premium shopping experience. These include:
- My City Centre Masdar
- Al Raha Mall
- Yas Mall
My City Centre Masdar is 8 minutes away from Al Merief. The mall comprises a hypermarket, several retail stores and food outlets. For a wider variety, residents can head to Al Raha Mall, which is quite popular in the region. Here, the visitors can shop from a myriad of international and local brands. Yas Mall, which is one of the most popular shopping centres in Abu Dhabi, is also located a short drive away.
RESTAURANTS NEAR AL MERIEF
Living in Al Merief, the residents can enjoy eating-out as there are numerous eateries around. Restaurants near Al Merief include:
- Mugg & Bean
- Dish Dash
- Pizza Di Rocco
- Nolu’s Café
- Dandana Gourmet Restaurant
- Kababs and Kurries
- Berri’s UAE
- The Cheesecake Factory
- Circle Café
There are a number of restaurants in the nearby Etihad Plaza which is a 5-minute drive away. Apart from this, the residents can also find a number of eateries within Khalifa City A.
BEACHES NEAR AL MERIEF
Another benefit of living in Al Merief is its closeness to the relaxing beaches of Abu Dhabi. Beaches near Al Merief include Yas Beach and Al Raha Beach, both of which are accessible via a 15-minute’s drive. Watersports fans can go to Yas Beach which offers paddleboarding, surfing and jet skiing. Along with this, the visitors can also find bars, eateries and private chalets on the beach.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
For leisure time with family, the residents can visit the following places:
- Al Ghazal Golf Club
- Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
- Al Forsan International Sports Resort
Golf fans can head to Al Ghazal Golf Club, which is a 14-minute drive away. The 18-hole golf course offers the visitors a classic golfing experience. The club also has food and beverage outlets that offer a diverse menu. For other sports activities, the residents can head to Al Forsan International Sports Resort. The resort spans 1.6 million sq. m. and offers a set of thrilling sports activities such as paintball, watersports and go-carting.
The world-famous Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is also just a short drive away. The indoor theme park spans 925,000 sq. ft., which makes it the largest indoor theme park in the world. The park offers a range of thrilling rides including the fastest roller coaster in the world.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
The residents can go to Masdar Park for an enjoyable time with family and friends. The park is a 9-minute drive away from Al Merief. The family-friendly park has a covered area of 2,500 sq. m. and consists of dining options and playgrounds for kids.
The fitness enthusiasts in the community can easily find a gym near Al Merief. The following gyms can be reached within 3 to 7 minute:
- Alrabya Compound Fitness Club
- Blue Power
- Cobra Fitness Abu Dhabi
There are various spas and salons near Al Merief. The closest ones are:
- Golden Desert Spa
- Bedashing Beauty Lounge
- Heads Up Gents Salon
The above-mentioned salons can be reached within 5 to 10 minutes.
Located a short drive away, Al Ghazan Golf Club organises various sports events including rugby, tennis and football matches for kids. My City Centre Masdar also hosts shopping events throughout the year.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Developed by Aldar Properties, Al Merief offers expansive residential plots for your dream villa. The community is located close to a number of facilities including mosques, supermarkets, schools and malls. However, the locality is Emirati-only development.
- Al Forsan International Sports Resort is 18 minutes away
- Yas Island is 20 minutes away
- Ferrari World is a 13-minute drive away
- Abu Dhabi International Airport is 11 minutes away
- Al Raha Mall is an 18-minute drive away