ABOUT AL NAKHIL
Al Nakhil is located next to the popular Ajman Corniche. The area features a mix of high-rise and mid-rise residential buildings and is a perfect choice for small families and individuals. The properties offer breathtaking views of Ajman Corniche and the Arabian Gulf. Presently, there are no villas to accommodate larger families. People prefer to live in Al Nakhil because its location is close to many amenities such as supermarkets, beaches and restaurants.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Perfect for small families and individuals
- A wide range of apartments to choose from
- Beach view location
- Contemporary residential units
The high-rise and mid-rise buildings in the area boast contemporary infrastructure. The community is quiet, yet busy due to its proximity to the beach. It is a popular area with tourists, visitors and residents alike. Every facility is easily accessible from the community and commuting from the area is hassle-free as well.
PROPERTIES IN AL NAKHIL
Properties in Al Nakhil are well suited for those on a budget. The area has an ideal blend of luxurious yet affordable residential buildings where all apartments have similar amenities.
The apartments range from a mix of studios to 4-bedroom units. Compared to other units, there is a greater inventory of 1-bedroom apartments for rent. These 1 BHK apartments cover an area of approximately 500 sq. ft. to 1,000 sq. ft.
The rents are affordable considering the upscale amenities. All units come with a closed kitchen, double-glazed windows, spacious bedrooms and are centrally air-conditioned. To ensure the security of the residents, there is a 24-hour CCTV system and concierge staff. Some apartments also have special facilities for physically challenged individuals.
The rent for 1-bedroom apartments in Al Nakhil fluctuates between AED 19k to AED 27k per year. The 2-bedroom units in the area cover 800 sq. ft. to 1,300 sq. ft. of space. These flats have modern interiors, tile flooring, a spacious kitchen and bedrooms. These 2 BHK flats are available for rents ranging between AED 20k to AED 30k, yearly.
Ajman is perfect for investment because it has the most affordable properties in the UAE. Investors mostly look for residential and commercial buildings in locations like Al Nakhil which is a tourist hotspot.
There are a few residential and commercial buildings available on sale in Al Nakhil. They are counted as freehold properties in Ajman. The residential area is an amalgamation of mid-rise and high-rise buildings. The ground floor showcases shops while other floors are dedicated to residential flats. The asking price of residential buildings starts from AED 5.5M to AED 5.6M.
Commercial property buyers and investors looking to expand their business in Ajman can surely consider commercial buildings in Al Nakhil. These buildings are surrounded by facilities such as banks, ATMs, grocery shops and markets. Most commercial towers comprise a ground floor, a mezzanine floor and shops. The commercial buildings can cost anywhere from AED 1.7M to AED 4.5M.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL NAKHIL
People without personal cars prefer to travel via taxis in Ajman. Bus E400 covers the route of Al Nakhil but there are no bus stops in the area which means the commuter has to walk from the nearest bus stop to reach Al Nakhil. The best way to travel is through taxis or with your own private vehicle.
There are limited parking slots in the area. The local government has sensed the difficulty faced by the residents and hence it has announced plans to build around 2,000 paid parking slots in the nearby areas of Al Rumaila, Al Nakhla, Liwara, Al Nuaimiya and Al Rashidiya. The nearest area from Al Nakhil will be Rumaila where residents can park their vehicle on an hourly basis. However, residential buildings offer reserved parking for one vehicle. The parking initiative is a welcome news for people with more than one car.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Al Nakhil is a retreat one wishes for while living in a city like Ajman as it is closely connected to schools and healthcare centres.
SUPERMARKETS NEAR AL NAKHIL
Al Alam Supermarket is in the centre of the community and it takes a 3-minute drive to reach Al Maya Supermarket. Other supermarkets near Al Nakhil are at less than a 5-minute drive which includes Al Akter Supermarket, Choithrams, Happy Land Supermarket and Apsara Supermarket. Nesto Supermarket is 4 minutes away and it offers midweek sales on numerous grocery items.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES IN AL NAKHIL
The Christian community in Al Nakhil has to drive for 10 minutes to reach the only church in Ajman - Winners Chapel International in Al Rashidiya.
There are no temples in the city, so Hindu residents have to go to Dubai’s Shiva temple in Bur Dubai which takes about 30 minutes by car.
Muslims will find that there are plenty of mosques in each area. Al Furqan Mosque is a delicately built architectural marvel in the premises of Al Nakhil. Amr Ibn Jamooh Mosque is 4 minutes away while Abdul Rahman Al Kamal Mosque is within walking distance, roughly 5 minutes away.
SCHOOLS NEAR AL NAKHIL
There is a strategically built network of schools in Al Jurf which is almost 8.5 km away. These schools offer Pakistani, Indian, British and Arabic curriculum. However, there are some schools near Al Nakhil that can be considered by parents for their primary and secondary school going kids.
Kidszee Nursery and Bluebells Nursery are under 5 minutes away from the community of Al Nakil. Parents can choose from Al Saad Indian School, National Charity School and The Bloomington Academy for their children.
University options include the Cromwell UK International College in Al Rumaila and City University College of Ajman (CUCA) in Al Nuaimiya. Both of these options are 10 minutes away.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL NAKHIL
There are four clinics and hospitals near Al Nakhil including Amina Hospital, Ibn Sina Medical Centre, Al Kuwaiti Hospital and Al Helal Medical Centre.
For medicine and other medical supplies, Fathiya Pharmacy is located in Al Nakhil. Al Mamoora Pharmacy is across Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Street and Life Pharmacy is 10 minutes away from Al Nakhil.
Key residential areas exist near Al Nakhil. Its next-door neighbours are Al Rumaila and Al Owan while Al Rashidiya, one of the largest residential areas in the city, is a few blocks away. The key tourist spot, Ajman Corniche is a short walk away from Al Nakhil.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
The residents of the district can conveniently access numerous shopping malls, restaurants and bars all thanks to its prime location. Quite a few leisure spots lie close to Al Nakhil.
MALLS NEAR AL NAKHIL
Ajman has a combination of big and small malls. City Centre Ajman is the largest mall in the city covering a landmass of 34,000 square meters with retail shops, a Carrefour hypermarket, VOX Cinemas and a play area for children. It is less than 8 km away from the area and it takes a 15-minute drive to reach there. Safeer Mall is a smaller mall near Al Nakhil. It offers a variety of clothing, electronics, gadgets and grocery.
RESTAURANTS IN AL NAKHIL
There are numerous restaurants in Al Nakhil, be it international fast-food chains or casual dining restaurants. Residents of the area can also find many cafes and canteens just across the Ajman Corniche which is within walking distance from Al Nakhil.
Two Asian restaurants operate in the vicinity namely Biryani Plus Restaurant and Nasseer Restaurant. Other options include Green Chilli Restaurant and Zaharat Al Madina Sweet and Restaurant. Numerous restaurants serve Mandi in Ajman; Bait Al Jood Mandi Restaurant is located in Al Nakhil near Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Street.
The nearby eateries and food chains include Subway, KFC, Pizza Hut, Themar Al Bahar, Al Jazair Restaurant, Bombay Udupi and Kairali Restaurant.
BEACHES NEAR AL NAKHIL
Ajman Corniche is the only public beach in the city and it takes a 5-minute drive to reach from Al Nakhil. Here you will find many restaurants, water sports amenities and barbeque areas on the shore of Ajman beach. Residents and tourists both enjoy walking on the tracks and barbequing near the Arabian Gulf.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
There is a lot more than Ajman Beach in the city. The 18th-century fortress here that once served as the city’s first line of defence is now known as Ajman Museum. It highlights the Bedouin living style and attracts a lot of attention from tourists. This historical museum is in the neighbouring area of Al Bustan.
For people who like to spend their weekend with friends while chatting and enjoying beverages, Shop Power Drink is just 7 minutes away. Lining across the Ajman beach, Pirates Sports Bar and The Outside Inn Sports Bar and Restaurant are more upscale options.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Nothing soothes the mind better than fresh air and greenery. Al Safiya Park, Al Helio Park and Sports Park are some frequently visited parks of the city. The shortest route takes 15 minutes to reach Al Safiya Park and Sports Park.
There are a few gyms in Al Nakhil such as Al Mass Body Fitness, Health Square Fitness Club and Zilina Fitness Gym.
Plenty of beauty salons are in the vicinity such as Rizwana Salon, Al Warda Al Hamra Beauty Salon and Lotus Spa.
Al Nakhil has hosted no community events as for now but as the city continues to develop, there might be some in the near future, especially near Ajman Corniche.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Al Nakhil is a small, affordable residential community with only apartments to offer. Those looking for larger residences will have to look at the popular villa communities in Ajman.
- Ajman beach is less than 10 minutes away
- The biggest mall in the city, City Centre Ajman is a 15-minute drive away
- Sharjah International Airport is less than 25 minutes away