ABOUT AL RAMLA EAST
Al Ramla is one of the seven areas of Halwan Suburb, Sharjah. It is further divided into two districts; Al Ramla East and Al Ramla West. Among these districts, Al Ramla East is the one known for spacious villas with modern amenities such as swimming pool, majlis and furnished kitchens.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Located in central Sharjah
- Offer 8-bedroom villas with a myriad of amenities
- Known for housing many educational institutes
- Adjacent to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saqr Al Qasimi St/S128
Some of the key points of the community are:
- Private garden and swimming pool
- Huge balcony in each villa
- A huge majlis in every villa
Villas in Al Ramla East come with a study room and maid’s room along with living and dining rooms.
PROPERTIES IN AL RAMLA EAST
Properties in Al Ramla East comprises 6-8 bedroom villas. The average coverage area of the villas is 3,500 sq. ft. Renting a villa can cost an average price of AED 95k per year.
3 expansive master bedrooms, attached bathrooms and 2 furnished kitchens with ceramic floorings are some of the highlights of the villas in Al Ramla East.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL RAMLA EAST
Finding parking spaces in Al Ramla East is hassle-free as each villa in the community comes with covered parking space for two cars. Visitors can also easily find a parking spot outside the villa.
Public transportation in Al Ramla East includes metro stations and bus stops. Al Jubail Bus Station and King Faisal Road, Gold Souq (old) are on an 11-minute drive. The metro stations are a little far from the community, where the nearest one is Al Qiyadah Metro Station located on a 16-minute drive. Other nearby metro stations include Al Nahda, which is 18 minutes away and Dubai Airport Free Zone that is on a 20-minute drive.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR AL RAMLA EAST
The availability of supermarkets in Al Ramla East has made grocery shopping convenient for residents. There are Al Kenouz Supermarket and Shaharzad Supermarket as well located within the community. LuLu Hypermarket Al Nabba is 7 minutes away. LuLu Hypermarket is the global retail brand where customers can find quality products such as frozen food items, dairy products, home essentials and electronic gadgets.
MOSQUES NEAR AL RAMLA EAST
Muslim residents can head to Martyr Hasan Khamis Al Houli, the only mosque in Al Ramla East, to offer their prayers. Other nearby mosques are Malik Ibn Anas Mosque, Ahmed Ibn Hanbal Mosque and Al Imam Al Bukhari Mosque located at a short distance of 5 minutes drive. 26-minutes away is Sharjah Mosque that stands tall with the title of Sharjah’s largest mosque. It took five years in the making and it opened its door for visitors in Ramadan. The mosque has a capacity of 25,000 worshippers at a time.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR AL RAMLA EAST
Located at 9 minutes drive, Al Yarmook is another suburb of Halwan, known for many churches it comprises. St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, Russian Orthodox Church and St. Gregarious Orthodox Church are a few of the churches near Al Ramla East accessible in 7-8 minutes drive.
Residents can head to Dubai to visit temples as there is no temple situated in Sharjah. Shiva Temple, a 27-minute drive away and Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir, 28 minutes away are few of the temples near Al Ramla East.
SCHOOLS IN AL RAMLA EAST
Nursery options include:
- British Orchard Nursery
- Bumble Bee Nursery
- Little Angel British Nursery
School options include:
- Al Wafa School for Capacity Development
- Al Ferdous Quran Kareem and Sunnah Centre
- Al Shaima Private School
An affiliate of Sharjah City for Humanitarians Services (SCHS), Al Wafa School for Capacity Development is providing services to more than 225 students who are suffering from severe and multiple mental disabilities. Al Ferdous Quran Kareem and Sunnah Centre is another school in Al Ramla East. With the help of fun and educational activities, the experienced staff of Al Ferdous Centre is making Quran and Sunnah easy for children to learn and practice.
For those looking for institutes offering higher education, there is Gulf Medical University that offers more than 21 graduate and post-graduate programs. It is located at a 17-minute drive away. Other nearby universities include Sharjah University, 17 minutes away and Manipal Academy of Higher Education, 29 minutes drive away.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL RAMLA EAST
A few of the clinics near Al Ramla East are:
- DermaDent Medical Centre
- Kaya Skin Clinic
- Aster Clinic, Sharjah
Using international standard, DermaDent is providing all kinds of dental, dermatology and cosmetics services to their patients. Located at a 6-minute drive, DermaDent Clinic offers high-quality treatment with latest technologies. An international chain of clinics, Kaya Skin Clinic has an outlet near the community. The clinic aims to provide advanced dermatological treatment for both men and women. The clinic is accessible in 10 minutes drive on El Istiqlal St/S107.
Other hospitals near Al Ramla East are Zulekha Hospital, 5 minutes drive away and Kuwait Hospital, 6 minutes away.
Residential areas nearby include:
- Al Jazzat
- Al Ghubaiba
- Al Falaj
A villa-only community, Al Jazzat is situated in the heart of Al Riqa Suburb. The area consists of low-rise residential properties. Al Ghubaiba is another locality nearby, provide easy access to industrial and commercial areas of the city.
Popular entertainment destinations nearby:
- Eye of the Emirates
- Sharjah Cricket Stadium
- Sharjah Aquarium
Eye of the Emirates is a giant Ferris wheel that offers an aerial view of the city. With the capacity of 336 passengers at a time, the Eye of the Emirates has 42 air-conditioned cabins that go 60 meters above the earth.
Established in 1980, Sharjah Cricket Stadium is a popular stadium for South Asian cricket fans. The stadium has hosted more than 200 One Day International matches and cricket series.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR AL RAMLA EAST
Malls near Al Ramla East are:
- Al Shaab Village
- Mega Mall Sharjah
- City Centre Sharjah
Located at a short distance of 6-minutes, Al Shaab Village is providing a complete shopping and entertainment experience for residents of Sharjah. One can find more than 250 shopping outlets, a supermarket, a cinema and amusement park at Al Shaab Village.
Mega Mall Sharjah is one of the leading retail and leisure destination in Sharjah. Zara, Paris Gallery, Damas, Sephora, Aldo and Women’s Secret are a few of the anchor stores of the mall. Visitors can find over 15 outlets at the food court or they can enjoy a movie at Novo Cinema. Other malls nearby include Sharjah Shopping Centre, 10 minutes away and City Centre Sharjah that is at 13 minutes away.
RESTAURANTS NEAR AL RAMLA EAST
Restaurants and cafes inside Mega Mall include:
- Gloria Jeans
- TGI Fridays
- Dunkin Donuts
- Gelato Divino
A few of the established restaurants near Al Ramla East are:
- Emirates Sea Restaurant, Sharjah
- Hi Broast Restaurant
- Hay Al Qosur
Located at a 4-minute drive, Emirates Sea Restaurant is famous for serving fresh seafood. The restaurant also serves Indian, Chinese, Persian, and Continental cuisine to accommodate their guests. Hi Broast Restaurant is an ideal dining place for fried chicken fans. It is accessible in a 9-minute drive. Other famous eateries nearby include Al Manhal Restaurant, Cancun Restaurant and Chicken Shack.
For enjoying nightlife near the community, one can head to Blazon Lounge at Ajman Hotel. Located at 18-minute drive, the bar offers fast food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The Sports Bar and Biggles Pub are other nightspots for a get-together with friends.
BEACHES NEAR AL RAMLA EAST
Al Khan Beach is an ideal picnic spot for sports enthusiasts. Visitors can enjoy kayaking, flyboarding, kite surfing, banana boat rides at the beach. Besides water sports, there are cafes available with nice sitting area for those who prefer sun lounging. Al Khan Beach is located 17-minute drive away. Other beaches near Al Ramla East include Coral Beach Resort, 12-minute away and Lou Loua Beach Resort, 14-minute drive away.
Located 9-minutes away, Sharjah Beach will become a major tourist attraction after its completion. 3.3km promenade area will include picnic areas with seating and tables, fitness centres, shaded areas and water sports space.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
A few of the notable landmarks nearby include:
- Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization
- Sharjah Science Museum
- Al Noor Island
On the Corniche Street Sharjah, the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization holds thousands of rare Islamic art crafts. The museum has seven spacious galleries where the art crafts have been displayed according to the theme. The manuscripts of Abbasid and Omayyad eras, achievements of Islamic science, metalwork, weapons, craftwork of Mughal and Ottoman Empire are a few of the exhibits of the museum.
Sharjah Science Museum was established in 1996 to showcase the interactive science exhibits. The museum offers hands-on experiments, aerodynamics, physiology and thermal physics for children to learn in an engaging atmosphere.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents can keep themselves fit at Toronto Star Body Building, 3-minute drive away. The fitness centre is equipped with the latest exercise machine for Cardio, Cross Fit and Strength. Located inside Women’s Union Association, Body & Soul Ladies Health Club is another gym near Al Ramla East. Classic Aerobics, Fat Burn and Dumbbell Blast are a few of the fitness programs of the gym.
Salons near Al Ramla East are:
- Rachna Salon
- Afrina Beauty Salon
- Walili Beauty Center
With more than 35 years of experience, Rachna Salon has become a recognised henna and beauty brand. Located at a walking distance, the salon has expert henna designers and beauticians. The salon also offers massage, hammam, waxing and other body treatments. Afrina Beauty Salon, 4-minute away and Lebanese French Beauty Salon, 5-minute away are another salon nearby.
To make yourself relax and rejuvenated, go and spend your day at The Mask Spa. The spa offers Moroccan bath, massage, scrubbing with steam and other body treatments. Saga Spa for Men and The Beauty Oasis Spa are other spa options nearby.
The Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club was the first racing track constructed to global specifications in 1983. The club is home to the largest indoor riding facilities in the Middle East. Residents can enjoy show jumping, dressage, SERC race and Arabian horses held on monthly or annually at the club.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The unmatched and exclusive amenities of Al Ramla East offer great opportunities for those who want to invest. It is located in the centre of the city but the commute gets easier if you own a car. At the moment, there is no metro or bus service available in the community which may be a bit problematic for those relying on public transportation.
- Sharjah International Airport is 13 minutes away
- 14 minutes drive to King Faisal Mosque
- Sharjah Cricket Stadium is accessible on a 10 minutes drive