ABOUT AL RAWDA 2
Al Rawda 2 is a residential area in Ajman positioned near the Ajman - Sharjah border. The neighbourhood shares borders with the sub-communities of Al Rawda 1 and Al Rawda 3, all of which collectively form Al Rawda. Primarily a residential community, the area offers a set of amenities to its residents. Even though it is located in the outskirts of Ajman, the community leads an active lifestyle given the facilities and leisure options within its vicinity.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Offers luxurious villas and low-rise spacious apartments
- Close proximity to notable schools and premium healthcare options
- Well-facilitated area including mosques and supermarkets
- Easy access to malls and entertainment options
- Various dining options are present within the community
Al Rawda 2 is a family-friendly area that is well-known for its variety of residential villas. The community also boasts low-rise apartments. Although they are fewer in number as compared to villas, one can easily find studios, 1,2 and 3-bedroom flats in the area.
The residents of this sub-community lead a well-facilitated lifestyle. The neighbourhood is packed with a wide range of restaurants, supermarkets and mosques. As it is well-connected to other communities in the region, the residents also enjoy quick access to various entertainment options. The key highlights of the community are:
- Close access to Sports Park and Al Tallah Camel Racecourse
- Galleria Mall is a short drive away
- Quick access to premium educational centres and shopping centres
PROPERTIES IN AL RAWDA 2
The residential properties in Al Rawda 2 consist of villas and apartments. Those looking for villas will find that the community offers an array of configurations. Ranging from 3,200 sq. ft. to over 10,000 sq. ft., the villas in the community boast different sizes. The 3 and 4-bedroom villas in the neighbourhood span over 2,400 to 5,000 sq. ft. The average covered area for a 5-bedroom villa is 5,000 sq. ft, while the community also boasts ultra-spacious houses covering over 10,000 sq. ft. You can find 3 to 7-bedroom houses available for both rent and sale.
- The rental prices for 3 and 4-bedroom villas fall between AED 50k to AED 70k, yearly.
- The rental prices for 5-bedroom villas range from AED 60k to AED 95k. On the other hand, the prices for 5-bedroom villas for sale start at AED 1.3M and can go up to AED 2M.
- The prices for a 6-bedroom villa average at AED 1.5M whereas the average rent is calculated to be AED 80k.
- A 7-bedroom villa for sale can cost you around AED 2.5M, the rental prices for which fall between AED 75k to AED 90k.
Those looking for apartments can find studios to 3-bedroom apartments in Al Rawda 2.
- Individuals looking to rent a studio flat can expect to pay AED 15k yearly.
- The rental prices for 1-bedroom apartments in Al Rawda 2 lie between AED 18k to AED 25k per annum.
- As for 2-bedroom flats, the average rental price is AED 33k per year.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL RAWDA 2
For transportation in Al Rawda 2, there are a few bus stops on Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Street. From these stops, the residents can catch the bus AJ3.
As for parking spaces in Al Rawda 2, the villas come with either one or multiple parking spaces where the residents can conveniently park their vehicles. Most apartments also have parking spaces for residents.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN AL RAWDA 2
The daily grocery shopping is not a hassle for the residents. There are supermarkets in Al Rawda 2 at various locations. These include Zahrath Al Madina Supermarket, Al Aman Supermarket, Riqat Al Madina Supermarket and Hasan Al Madina Supermarket. Apart from these, the community boasts a handful of other grocery and foodstuff stores.
Nesto Hypermarket and Safeer Hypermarket are located opposite Al Rawda 2, they can be reached in 8 minutes by car.
MOSQUES IN AL RAWDA 2
Mosques in Al Rawda 2 are located at several intervals. Bin Zayed Mosque, Al Ghala Mosque and Zahra Mosque are present in the northern side of the district while a few mosques are located in the south as well. Al Muhajireen Mosque in Al Rawda 1 is also a short distance away. The residents can easily find a mosque situated close to their homes.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR AL RAWDA 2
The community members can find a few churches near Al Rawda 2. Located a 20-minute drive away, Al Yarmook is home to St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Church of God, Russian Orthodox Church, Marthoma Parish Sharjah, St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, Grace Evangelical Church and several others.
The nearest temples and gurudwaras can be visited in the Bur Dubai area in Dubai, roughly 45 minutes away.
SCHOOLS NEAR AL RAWDA 2
Several nurseries are also located within proximity. The closest to Al Rawda 2 are:
- Elina Garden Nursery in Al Jurf
- Green Apple Nursery in Al Rawda 1
- Kids Town nursery in Al Raqaib 1
Parents with school-going children can find various schools near Al Rawda 2. There are numerous schools on either side of the community such as:
- Habitat School
- International Indian School
- Al Ameer English School
- The First Academy
Most popular choices among these are Habitat School and International Indian School in Al Jurf 2 and City School in Al Tallah. These schools follow the CBSE curriculum. Al Ameer English School also offers the CBSE curriculum while The First Academy is an American curriculum school.
Those pursuing higher education can also find a handful of choices nearby. These include City University College of Ajman, Ajman University and Gulf Medical University.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL RAWDA 2
For medical treatments and healthcare assistance, there are numerous clinics and hospitals near Al Rawda 2. You can find the following hospitals a short drive away:
- Ajman Specialty Hospital
- Sheikh Khalifa Hospital
- Thumbay Dental Hospital
- Saudi German Hospital – Ajman
As for clinics, there are a few within easy reach. These include:
- Hessa Medical Clinic
- Al Zahra Medical Centre
- Al Jurf Medical Center
- Eve Medical Center
In case of any medical emergencies, the residents can conveniently reach Hessa Medical Clinic in Al Rawda 2. Al Zahra Medical Centre is located in Al Rawda 3, while Al Jurf Medical Center and Eve Medical Center lie 9 minutes away from the community.
Al Rawda 2 is sandwiched between the sub-communities of Al Rawda 1 and Al Rawda 3. Positioned alongside Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Street, the community is also close to the following residential communities:
- Al Jurf
- Al Tallah
- Al Mowaihat
As for leisure activities, residents can find a handful of entertainment options near the community, such as:
- Al Tallah Camel Racecourse
- Sports Park
- Al Zorah Golf Club
- Al Jurf Family Park
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR AL RAWDA 2
One can find several shopping venues in and around the community. These include small retail shops, quaint shopping centres and big malls, giving the residents a wider range of options. Some of the shopping venues are:
- Galleria Mall - comprises a range of fashion brands
- China Mall - offers a variety of Chinese merchandise
- Abaya Land - shopping centre for abaya fabric
- Gold Center - consists of jewellery and gold shops
Galleria Mall is a 2-storey mall located at a short drive away from the community. The shopping centre brings a wide range of shopping stores and entertainment options to one spot. With over 90 shops, a food court and a play area, the mall is a prime venue for the shopaholics.
China Mall is one of the malls near Al Rawda 2. The large mall primarily focuses on wholesale merchandise, appliances, hardware and other homeware items. In addition to these, there are a few speciality shopping centres in the community. These include Abaya Land and Gold Center.
RESTAURANTS IN AL RAWDA 2
The community is no short of options when it comes to eateries. The restaurants in Al Rawda 2 are well-dispersed in the area, making dining out equally convenient for all the residents. These include fast-food chains, cafes and casual dining restaurants.
Popular choices among the residents are:
- Broccoli Pizza & Pasta
- Amwaj Al Bahar Restaurant
- Dar AlMashakeek
- Papa Junior
- Layali Beirut Restaurant and Cafe
Broccoli Pizza & Pasta is an Italian fast-food chain, Amwaj Al Bahar Restaurant a well-known buffet restaurant. Dar AlMashakeek is known for its traditional Arabic dishes such as mandi while Papa Junior is a popular seafood eatery. Layali Beirut Restaurant and Cafe offers Arabic cuisine in an upscale setting.
There are restaurants near Al Rawda 2 as well, giving an even wider variety to the community members.
BEACHES NEAR AL RAWDA 2
The beaches near Al Rawda 2 include Ajman Corniche and Al Zorah Public Beach. These popular beaches of Ajman are a 20-minute drive away. Many citizens visit Ajman Corniche for a fun day along the exotic coast of Ajman. Be it a stroll along the promenade or enjoying the picturesque views of the beach, the venue has a lot to offer to visitors. One can also find an array of food and beverage options lined up in the waterfront destination.
At Al Zorah Public Beach you can try your hand at multiple watersports or instead choose to barbecue, picnic or camp.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Al Tallah Camel Racecourse is a short drive away from Al Rawda 2. Showcasing authentic Arabic culture, the racecourse organises camel racing. Along with this, the venue is a great spot for family camping and barbecues. Usually, people come here early in the morning or at night to enjoy the delightful weather and beautiful views.
Located on University Street, Sheikh Zayed Mosque is one of the most notable landmarks of the city. Boasting classic Arabic architecture, the stunning mosque is a must-visit.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Park is a short drive from Al Rawda 2. The park contains well-manicured lawns, play areas for children and exercise equipment. The place is a great place for family picnics or even working out. Open 24 hours, it has free entry and is visited by the residents living in the nearby areas.
For those who like to stay in shape, there are various gyms in and around the community. These include Time Fitness Gym, Strong Man Gym and Gabbana Fitness Center. Residents can also find several salons within the confines of the community such as Lily Salon, Raghda Beauty Saloon, Velvet Beauty Saloon and Golden Spa.
Many residents visit Al Tallah Camel Racecourse to witness camel racing. Located just a short drive away from Al Rawda 2, the racecourse organises racing events from October to March. The racecourse is also known for its Camel Festival which takes place in the month of February. The event attracts visitors from around the UAE.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Along with well-maintained residences, Al Rawda 2 offers an array of facilities. However, the options for public transport are limited. Nevertheless, there are a few bus stops in the area for the ones who rely on public transportation.