ABOUT AL RASS B
Al Rass B is a coastal area of Umm Al Quwain on the western side of the emirate. It is one of the four sub-communities of Al Rass featuring villas in different layouts and a range of amenities and facilities.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A sub-district of Al Rass
- Offers two-storey residential units
- Amenities include supermarkets, mosques and clinics
- Direct access to King Faisal Street
Al Rass B also spelt as Al Raas B, is a peaceful small residential community in Umm Al Quwain with all the basic amenities in easy reach. It is set amongst the other sub-districts of Al Rass while having direct access to King Faisal Street. Due to the affordable accommodation options and well-connected road network, the sub-district has become a sought-after neighbourhood among residents.
PROPERTIES IN AL RASS B
As for properties in Al Rass B, the community consists of villas mainly available in different layouts. The two-storey residences come with an expansive living area, attached bathrooms, fitted kitchen and built-in wardrobes in bedrooms. Other facilities include an in-house parking facility and a private garden.
Apartments for rent in Al Rass B are the portioned villas in the community with a separate entrance and parking space. The annual rent for these units can be paid in four to six post-dated cheques after signing the tenancy agreement.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL RASS B
Residents don’t need to worry about parking spaces in Al Rass B as each villa comes with a dedicated facility. The in-house facility accommodates two cars while the street parking facility can be used by visitors.
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IN AL RASS B
For public transportation in Al Rass B, there is a bus station around the corner of the community. Residents can hop on the bus from the Lulu Centre bus stop on King Faisal Street which connects the neighbourhood with Ajman and other emirates. It is a part of the inter-emirate bus service in the UAE to accommodate tourists and residents alike.
Those with private conveyance can commute using a well-connected street network of the sub-district. Al Mualla Street, Ali Bin Abi Talib Road and Majed Alawl Road run in the heart of the community while connecting with King Faisal Street in a short drive. From there, you can reach Old Umm Al Quwain within a 5-minute drive and Al Hamidiyah in a less than 20-minute drive.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN AL RASS B
There is no shortage of supermarkets in Al Rass B offering a wide range of quality grocery items. These include Pearl Supermarket and Metro Manila Supermarket. Moreover, there is a Lulu Center in the sub-community also. It is one of the best supermarkets in Umm Al Quwain with fresh fruits and vegetables, bakery items and household essentials.
MOSQUES IN AL RASS B
Mosques in Al Rass B are dotted around the community facilitating Muslims. These include Masjid Sheikh Ahmed Bin Rashid Al Mualla, Masjid Jabir Bin Abdullah and Amna Bint Yousef Bin Hudaiba Mosque.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP IN AL RASS B
IPC Umm Al Quwain and Our Lady of Arabia Church are two churches near Al Rass B for Christian members. It will take a 5 to 10-minute drive to reach these churches.
SCHOOLS IN AL RASS B
The residential community is home to a branch of Butterflies Nursery Umm Al Quwain and Ahmed Bin Rashid Boys School for Basic Education. Both educational facilities are located near King Faisal Street. Other schools near the community are New Indian School UAQ and The English Private School. Both these schools are listed among the top schools in UAQ and are accessible within a 10-minute drive.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN AL RASS B
Thumbay Clinic UAQ in Al Rass B is a multi-special healthcare facility in the community providing services for general medicine, dermatology, physiotherapy and paediatrics. The clinic also has a pharmacy, radiology and laboratory services. Other clinics near the community are Jamal Clinic and Al Noor Clinic.
Although Al Rass B is situated on the coastline of the emirate, residents can easily reach the neighbouring areas via the street network. The nearby areas include Al Dar Al Baida and Al Humrah. In a short drive of 12 minutes lie Al Salamah while Al Maidan is on the southern side of the community.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR AL RASS B
China Mall and Mall of UAQ are the two most-visited shopping malls near Al Rass B. As the name says, China Mall offers a wide range of products from China such as electronics, clothing and other household items. It is located a 4-minute drive from the community.
In a 10-minute drive lies the Mall of UAQ featuring an anchor store of Lulu Hypermarket, an entertainment zone, retail outlets of famous fashion brands and dining options. Popular stores in the mall are Mothercare, Malabar Gold & Diamonds, Bath & Body Works and V Perfumes.
RESTAURANTS IN AL RASS B
There are plenty of restaurants in and around the community. Some popular ones are:
- Taiba Restaurant & Grill
- H D Foods
- Brothers Cafeteria
- Calicut Grill and Restaurant
- Chola Nadu Restaurant
Foodies can also enjoy the delicious Indian cuisines at Backwaters in an 8-minute drive. It is one of the top Indian restaurants in UAQ offering South Indian cuisine from Kerala. Other options include Indian Palace Restaurant and Al Baikh Restaurant.
BEACHES NEAR AL RASS B
Since Al Rass B is a coastal area, residents can easily drive to the popular picnic spots. These include Umm Al Quwain Beach and Corniche Umm Al Quwain. Those planning for a mini-vacation or weekend gateway can opt for Flamingo Beach Resort with stunning views of mangrove islands. It is one of the best resorts in Umm Al Quwain located at an 8-minute drive.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Once a fort, Umm Al Quwain National Museum is home to the valuable findings from Ed Dur and Tel Abraq. It was a fort and served as a home to the ruling family and then converted into a museum in 2002. Some valuable exhibits in the museum are headless falcons, old military uniforms and weapons. The museum is located at a 6-minute drive.
Other landmarks nearby include UAQ Marine Club and Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Centre for Marine Research.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Park is the nearest recreational facility for residents of the community. It has several rides for children, a sports hall and a cafeteria. The park is easily accessible within a 6-minute drive. Other best parks in Umm Al Quwain nearby are The National Flag Park and Municipal Park.
Chandran’s Gym in Al Rass is the only indoor gym equipped with modern exercise equipment. Salons and spas in Al Rass B include Al Hasna Beauty Centre and Villa Rosa Beauty Lounge.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Al Rass B is a family-friendly community in Umm Al Quwain with plenty of facilities. Due to the affordable accommodation options, most of the properties are already leased out. Prospective tenants must keep an eye on available options if planning to move.
FAQS ABOUT AL RASS B
Where is Al Rass B located?
Al Rass B is a coastal area of Umm Al Quwain located on the western end of the emirate at the intersection of Oqbah Bin Nafae Street and King Faisal Street.