ABOUT AL QUSAIDAT
Al Qusaidat is a residential community in Ras Al Khaimah located along the Al Manama – Ras Al Khaimah Road. It is surrounded by residential communities of Al Turfa, Seih Al Qusaidat, Al Juwais, Al Qurm and Seih Shihyar. Residents can enjoy a convenient living experience as shops, shopping malls, restaurants, educational institutions, hospitals and government offices are just a short drive away.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A residential suburb in Ras Al Khaimah
- Properties include apartments, villas and few shops
- Close to notable places such as golf courses and government offices
- In proximity to RAK Hospital and the Public Work Department
- Well-connected to rest of the emirate
Al Qusaidat features a mix of apartments, villas and retail shops which makes it a peaceful and family-friendly community. Being located in Ras Al Khaimah, the community is less crowded and attracts renters who prefer a slow-paced lifestyle.
Properties in Al Qusaidat
Properties in Al Qusaidat include studio to 2-bedroom apartments and spacious villas. These apartments have covered areas ranging from 350 sq. ft. to 950 sq. ft. and feature master bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, fitted kitchen, spacious hall and reserved parking spaces.
Those looking for more spacious residential units can choose from 2 to 7-bed villas for rent and sale. These units have covered areas ranging from 2,500 sq. ft. to 14,000 sq. ft. One can find master bedrooms with attached bathrooms, a reception room with sinks, a large hall, a large kitchen, a maid’s room with bathroom, a spacious balcony and a reserved parking area in these homes.
Rental Trends In Al Qusaidat
Apartments for rent in Al Qusaidat can cost as low as AED 13k per annum and as high as AED 25k per annum, depending on the covered area of the units. Studio units can be rented for AED 16k per annum. Annual rents for 1 and 2-bedroom apartments in Al Qusaidat are as high as AED 20k per annum and AED 25k per annum, respectively.
- 1 BATH
- 520 SQFT
- 1 BATH
- 519 SQFT
- 1 BED
- 1 BATH
- 529 SQFT
- 2 BEDS
- 3 BATHS
- 499 SQFT
- 1 BATH
- 349 SQFT
Villas for rent in Al Qusaidat are available as 2 and 3-bed units. Annual rents for these units are AED 35k yearly and AED 50k yearly, respectively.
There are also few retail shops for rent in Al Qusaidat spread across an area of 250 sq. ft. to 500 sq. ft. These shops can be rented for AED 15k yearly.
Sale Trends in Al Qusaidat
Investors can find a few apartments for sale in Al Qusaidat.
Families looking for spacious units can buy villas in Al Qusaidat for AED 1.1M to AED 2.4M.
HOTELS IN AL QUSAIDAT
Tourists can find few hotels in Al Qusaidat RAK that serve as a perfect spot for a staycation. These include:
- Concord Residence
- Sh Hotel
- Prime Hotel Ras Al Khaimah
Concord Residence is conveniently located near the Al Fanoos Roundabout. Hotel amenities include a spa and free parking. It is accessible at a 4-minute drive by car. At the same driving distance, you can access Al Fanar Rest House in Al Juwais.
Sh Hotel is a budget hotel located at a distance of 2 km from Al Manar Mall. Its highlights include 24-hour check-in, CCTV security, complimentary Wi-Fi, king-size bed, private entrance, reception, daily housekeeping and parking facilities.
Prime Hotel is located in Al Juwais at a 6-minute drive away. The hotel room features a flat-screen TV, a mini-bar, a refrigerator and a private bathroom. Hotel amenities include a 24-hour front desk, a garden, a nightclub, meeting facilities and free parking.
Transportation and Parking Spaces in Al Qusaidat
Residents can use reserved parking spaces in residential units. Visitors can use public parking spots available in the community.
Public Transportation in Al Qusaidat
For public transportation near Al Qusaidat RAK, one has to rely on the buses operating within the vicinity. The nearest bus stop is RAK bus station, roughly a 13-minute drive away from the district. The nearest taxi stand is Al Arabia Taxi located in Al Dhait South at a 15-minute drive by car. Residents can also book an Uber or Careem for travelling.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Supermarkets in Al Qusaidat
For grocery shopping, one can find Al Safwa Supermarket, RAK grocery store and Silsila grocery store at a 4 to 5-minute driving distance. Other supermarkets near Al Qusaidat include Al Anbar Supermarket, Al Bayan Supermarket, Al Buhaira Supermarket and Al Waha Hypermarket. These options are a 3 to 5-minute drive away from the community.
Churches, Temples and Mosques in Al Qusaidat
Residents can find plenty of mosques, temples and churches in Al Qusaidat. Prominent mosques in Qusaidat include Jamia Al Qusaidat Mosque, Muhammad Hasnuh Mosque and Masjid Aishah Bint Naasir Al Zaib located at a 2 to 4-minute driving distance.
Christian residents can find Church Nakheel, Church of God Ras Al Khaimah, St. Luke Church Complex, Emirates Christian Church and Apostolic Tamil Church roughly at a 9 to 13-minute drive.
Schools and Universities in Al Qusaidat
Nurseries near Al Qusaidat include Skyline Nursery and Rak Modern Nursery.
Those looking for religious education options can find an educational centre at a 3-minute drive and Honoring Parents Center for the memorization of the Holy Quran at a 5-minute drive away. RAK College of nursing is a 5-minute drive away.
Parents looking for schools near Al Qusaidat can find them in the neighbouring district of Seih Al Uraibi. These include GEMS Westminster School, Ras Al Khaimah American Academy for Girls, Alpha Private School – RAK, Zahrat Al Mada’aen Public School for Girls and Saeed bin Jubair Secondary School.
Students seeking admission in some of the top medical universities in the UAE can find RAK Medical & Health Sciences University. While RAKCODS – RAK College of Dental Sciences U.A.E, is roughly a 5-minute drive away.
Clinics and Hospitals in Al Qusaidat
In case of a medical emergency, residents can head towards Dr Amina Medical and Dental Centre LLC located at a 5-minute drive away. Dr Amina Medical & Dental Centre was founded by Dr M.K. Amina. The clinic provides healthcare and dental care services to patients.
Residents can also find RAK Diabetic Centre, RAK Eyecare Centre and RAK Rehabilitation Centre in Al Juwais at a 5 to 6-minute drive away.
For advance medical treatment, you can head towards RAK Hospital, one of the best hospitals in Ras Al Khaimah. It was established in 2007 as a part of Arabian Healthcare Group. With 65 beds, professional staff and medical practitioner, this hospital provides emergency medical care to residents living in Al Qusaidat. Saqr Hospital is another option accessible at a 6-minute drive by car.
Areas near Al Qusaidat are Al Turfa, Seih Al Qusaidat and Al Juwais. Residents can also find a Shamil Ras Al Khaimah Vehicle Testing & Registration Centre, a car inspection station at a 4-minute drive. The neighbourhood is also close to several government offices and golf courses.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
Malls in Al Qusaidat
For an ultimate retail and leisure experience, residents find two top malls in Ras Al Khaimah namely RAK Mall and Manar Mall at an 8-minute drive away. Located on the Khuzam Road, RAK Mall has a total built-up area of approximately 700,000 sq. ft. featuring Lulu Hypermarket, dine-in outlets, food court outlets and coffee shops along with the best brands.
Manar Mall is located on Al Muntasir Road. It houses a hypermarket, children’s play area, international high-street stores and a cinema.
Restaurants in Al Qusaidat
Those looking for dining options can find plenty of restaurants in Al Qusaidat. These include Al Fanoos Popular Kitchen, Karam Al Sham, Ice Berg Cafeteria and Al Yaqoot Popular Kitchen. Both are accessible at a 3 to 5-minute driving distance. Other nearby options are located in Al Juwais community at a 3 to 5-minute drive away. These include Golden Fork Restaurant RAK, Alameed Restaurant, Yamal Al Sham Restaurant, Ali Baba Restaurant and Najmat Al Sabah Restaurant.
BEACHES NEAR AL QUSAIDAT
Those willing to hit the beach can find few options within a 12 to 13-minute drive including a private sandy beach, Bin Majid Beach and a 4-star BM Beach Hotel. The hotel is surrounded by a landscaped garden and provides outstanding leisure facilities such as a gigantic swimming pool, restaurants, nightclubs with live entertainment and a fitness centre.
Al Hamra Beach is another option. Regarded as one of the top Instagrammable spots in Ras Al Khaimah, the public beach features an array of amenities such as sun loungers, sunshades and restaurants. You can click memorable snaps at Jazirat Al Hamra Beach. Other options include RAK Beach and Sidroh Beach.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Al Qusaidat is in proximity to several historical landmarks, leisure attractions and tourist destinations. One can find the Lamp Roundabout at a 3-minute driving distance. While travelling on Khuzam Road, you can reach Tower Link Golf Spa at a 5-minute drive.
Families can access Tridom Indoor theme park in Manar Mall at a 9-minute drive. It offers a complete family experience with big rides, kiddie rides, video games and play zones. At a 10-minute driving distance, there is Cheeky Monkeys Playland on the third floor of Al Naeem Mall. The soft-play area can be utilised for organising birthday celebrations for kids aged 10 months to 8 years.
Those interested in historical monuments can find Al Qassimi Palace and the National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah at a 10 to 12-minute drive away. The National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah houses archaeological and historical exhibits and galleries.
Another popular tourist destination is Longbeach Campground located at Bin Majid Beach Hotel. Located at the beachfront, Longbeach Campground features five types of tents to choose from. These are fully equipped with all essential amenities you need. These include an authentic family tent, prism balcony tent, panoramic dome suite tents and safari suite tents.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
The presence of greenery, public parks, jogging trails and entertainment options in Ras Al Khaimah provides the perfect residential setting for families who seek solace from city life. Al Qusaidat allows easy access to several public parks in Ras Al Khaimah in the nearby communities. These include Khuzam Park, Saqr Park, Al Uraibi Park and Apple Garden Park.
Saqr Park Ras Al Khaimah is one of the popular public parks in Ras Al Khaimah. The park is constructed under the patronage and vision of His Highness Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammed Al Qasimi. This family-friendly destination has facilities for organising picnics, boating in the artificial lake, arcades, a kid’s play area and a skate park. One can spot the park on Airport Road near the E18 intersection at a 15-minute drive from Al Qusaidat.
Khuzam Park in Khuzam only caters to ladies and children. This facility has a walking track, a kid’s playing area and comfortable benches. You can find swings and slides in kid’s play area and a track for bike riders. The entry to this park is free and it can be visited from 09:00 am to 08:00 pm. You can access it at a 9-minute driving distance.
Al Uraibi Park is located in Al Zahra, RAK at an 11-minute drive by car. Apple Garden Park is located in Sidroh at a 14-minute drive away.
For fitness enthusiasts, Power Fitness Gym in Al Qurm is the nearest option accessible at a 5- minute drive by car. Other gyms near Al Qusaidat include Abriz Ladies Fitness Gym, BOX 1 GYM, Ras Al Khaimah, Nitrogen Sports Club, Turbo Gym, Fitness Time, Fitness 360 Ras Al Khaimah, Ruby Fitness – Rak Tower, Al Rashaka Gym, Nas Private Gym and Kitchen and RAK Ladies Gym. These are accessible within a 7 to 16-minute driving distance.
Those looking for pampering options can find Al-Kashikh Hair Salon, Pink Rose Beauty Salon, Butterfly Beauty Centre, Sabaya Beauty Salon, Riviera Beauty Center, House of Style Beauty Center Salon. These are located at a 4 to 12-minute drive away.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Al Qusaidat, Ras Al Khaimah is a family-friendly serene neighbourhood. Residents can find parks, schools, supermarkets and malls within a short driving distance. The properties are available at an affordable rate as compared to Dubai and Abu Dhabi. One thing to consider before moving to this neighbourhood is that residents must have private cars for commuting as public transportation is limited.
FAQs about Al Qusaidat
Where is Al Qusaidat located?
Al Qusaidat is located in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.
How to get to Al Qusaidat by bus?
The nearest bus stop is RAK bus station located in Al Dhait South, roughly a 13-minute drive by car.
- Manar Mall is just 7 minutes away via Al Manama – Ras Al Khaimah Road/Sheikh Saqr Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi Road/E18 and Al Muntasir Road
- RAK Mall is 8 minutes away via Khuzam Road
- National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah is 10 minutes away via Al Manama – Ras Al Khaimah Road/Sheikh Saqr Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi Road/E18
- Ras Al Khaimah International Airport is 20 minutes away via Airport Road/Al Manama – Ras Al Khaimah Road/E18
- Al Hamra Village is 24 minutes away via Sheikh Muhammad Bin Salem Road/E11