ABOUT AL MUNTAZAH
Al Muntazah is a coastal area in Sharjah, located towards the northern side of the emirate. It is a large sandy stretch that features a few coral houses and villas that are set along the corniche. Al Muntazah is a part of Al Heerah Suburb in Sharjah, sharing borders with Al Fisht, Al Rifah and Al Sharqan.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A coastal area on the northern side of Sharjah
- Offering beachside residences that mainly include large villas
- The residential villas come with modern amenities and ocean views
- Home to Sharjah Beach – a popular leisure destination
- Close to many restaurants and communal facilities
- Located along the borders of Al Muntazah Street
It is a perfect beachside spot for those who visit Sharjah quite often, with top-end hotels, a variety of seafood restaurants, beaches and several other facilities within convenient reach. Al Muntazah is bordered by residential areas so residents can easily access the communal facilities.
Properties in Al Muntazah
If you are looking to rent a luxurious beachside residence, then look no further because properties in Al Muntazah consists of luxurious large coral villas. These spacious villas are built double-storey, covering a surface area of 3,000 sq. ft. to 6,000 sq. ft.
These villas come with many amenities, including car parking, garden area, private pool, en-suite bedrooms and balconies that overlook the stunning gulf.
Rental Trends in Al Muntazah
The villas in Al Muntazah community are available at astonishingly low rates, considering the luxurious built of these accommodations. You will find 3-bedroom and 4-bedroom villas here with rental prices ranging from AED 65k to AED 90k.
HOTELS IN AL MUNTAZAH
There are a few hotel apartments available in the area. If you are visiting Al Muntazah and like to check-in somewhere for a short while, you will find OYO 168 Al Raha Hotel Apartments just off Al Muntazah Street. Villa Alisa and Al Corniche Hotel are located adjacent to each other, close to MADO Sharjah restaurant.
Transportation and Parking Spaces in Al Muntazah
Parking spaces in Al Muntazah are easily available as those who reside in the villas get personal covered parking space inside the villas. The parking space depends on the size of the villa, which can accommodate two or three cars. For visitors, parking space is available outside the villas.
Public Transportation in Al Muntazah
Those who rely on public transport can travel via buses. The closest bus stop from Al Muntazah is Ajman One Tower Stop, 10 minutes away. Residents can catch AJ6 and SHJ1 buses from the location. If you are travelling to a nearby area, you can avail the online cab service.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Supermarkets near Al Muntazah
You can easily locate supermarkets near Al Muntazah. A branch of Carrefour in al Mirgab takes just a few minutes of drive to reach, while Al Farhan Grocery is 6 minutes away in Al Rifah community. A few other grocery stores and marts are located closeby, such as Wasaif Supermarket, Al Madina supermarket, Al Ghazal supermarket and more.
Churches, Temples and Mosques near Al Muntazah
Al Nakhli mosque is the closest one for residents, located just off Al Muntazah street. Other mosques at a close distance are Harith Ibn Al Noman Mosque, Al Quds Mosque and Salman Al Farsi mosque.
The church going citizens of Al Muntaza will find a bunch of churches in Al Yarmook community, which takes a drive of 13 minutes to reach. Here you can find Amazing Grace Church and Ministries, Dubai Orthodox Church, Church of God, etc.
Schools and Universities near Al Muntazah
Primary and secondary schooling options include Al Amaal English High School, Pace International School, Al Heera School and The Emirates National School.
For kindergarten kids, you will find New Hope Nursery and Tender Hope nursery located along Al Shaq Street. Lincoln University is the closest higher education option, located just 12 minutes away.
Clinics and Hospitals near Al Muntazah
There are many reputable hospitals located in the neighbourhood. You will find Saudi German Hospital and Emirates Hospital at a 3-minute drive. Thumbay Hospital Day Care and Al Zahra Hospital take approximately 8 minutes to reach. These are multi-speciality hospitals that cater to the needs of patients. The nearest medical clinics are Aster Clinic and Oxygen Medical Clinic, available within a short drive of 6 and 8 minutes, respectively.
Al Muntazah district is well-connected to the central emirate via Al Muntazah Street. It is surrounded by well-established residential communities including Al Qulayaah, Al Fisht, Sharqan and Al Seef.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
Malls near Al Muntazah
To enjoy a thorough shopping experience, you can head to Al Shaab Village located at an 8-minute drive from the area. It is the popular shopping and dining destination for Sharjah residents. The mall boasts many dining outlets, high-end fashion brands and entertainment arenas. Besides shopping you can spend time watching movies or skating on the ice rink here.
Restaurants in Al Muntazah
Al Muntazah is located near some of the top dining restaurants of Sharjah. If you want to enjoy luxury dining in an outdoor seating arrangement, head to Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort and Spa via Al Muntazah Street that features Arjawan and Gusti. These two are quite popular among Sharjah’s outdoor dining places. At Arjwan you can enjoy a blend of Lebanon, Emirati and Indian dishes, while Gusti offers spectacular themed buffets, where you can pick your favourite international cuisines.
You can enjoy Turkish cuisines at Mado Sharjah, while a Persian restaurant is located beside Al Fisht Park. Other popular restaurants near Al Muntazah are Nahar Riviera, Cote Jardin Restaurant, Al Qubtan Restaurant, Blue Heron Restaurant and Zaharat Al Mahashi Restaurant.
BEACHES IN AL MUNTAZAH
Al Muntazah is a coastal region, which means every day is a beach day for its residents. The most popular beach in the locality is Sharjah Beach. It is an open beach for the public, that features water-front promenades, cycling tracks, mounted benches, food trucks and shaded lounges. A prayer area is also available. It is the liveliest beaches to date and one of the best beaches in Sharjah.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
One of the best treats you can give to your children is to take them out for a fun-filled weekend. If you live in Al Muntazah or in the neighbourhood, you can visit Montazah Park which has two sections; an amusement park and a water park. Island of Legends is the amusement park while the Pearls Kingdom is the water park located opposite The Flag island, an 8-minute drive from Al Muntazah. Al Montazah Water Park features thrilling rides, pool slides and other fun activities for children. You can also check out other water parks in the UAE if you live in other emirates.
Residents of Al Muntazah enjoy a ton of leisure activities. Due to its proximity, typically the residents rush to Sharjah Beach for a fun-filled day out, but there are plenty of other options available at a short drive from the community. There is an amusement park in Al Shaab Village where one can enjoy a bunch of thrilling activities, moreover, you will find an ice rink, children funhouse, a 7D cinema and billiards centre.
Another popular tourist hot spot near Al Muntazah is the Sharjah Art Museum and Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization located at a distance of 8-minute drive from the area.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Living in al Muntazah doesn’t mean you are restricted to just enjoying water activities. The nearby Al Fisht Park is a landscaped park that connects with the area through Al Muntazah Street. Those who enjoy strolling and jogging along the tracks or simply love to bask in the greenery can easily visit this park. You will also find some other parks nearby such as Al Qadisiya Park and Al Qadisiya Garden
For those who like to maintain their fitness regime, Abthal Al Alam Body Building Gym is only 4 minutes away. It is one of the top-rated gyms in the neighbourhood. Other gymnasiums nearby include Atlantis Gym, Al Fareej Gym and Asly Fitness, all within a 5-minute radius.
You can also get beauty or spa treatments done from the nearby beauty salons and massage centres. Some popular beauty parlours in the area are Orchid Beauty Salon, N Villa Ladies Beauty Center, Damas Beauty Center and Manal Ladies Salon. For a spa treatment, head to Dalouk Spa in Al Seef community, just 4 minutes away.
Most of the activities for the community are held at the plazas at Sharjah Beach. Residents can arrange private events and social gatherings at the five distinctive plazas. Al Shaab Village is another popular location where most of the events take place. Visitors can enjoy cultural nights and dance shows here. Religious events such as Eid and Christmas are also celebrated here.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
This waterfront region of Sharjah boasts luxury residential villas with the resorts and beaches on one side and the gulf on the other. Al Muntazah is also well linked to the rest of the city with Al Munatzah Street, making it a great place to rent villas. However, those who wish to buy a property here will be a bit disappointed as the community currently doesn’t have any villas or plots for sale.
- Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa takes 8 minutes to reach via car
- Sharjah Art Museum is under 10 minutes if you’re calculating driving distance
- The emirate of Ajman lies at a distance of 15 minutes, via Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street