ABOUT AL SABKHA
Al Sabkha is a residential community in the city of Sharjah. It offers direct access to Al Kuwait Street and the emirate of Ajman. The community consists of spacious villas offering great comfort and luxury. There are ample parking spaces available for residents and visitors.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Al Sabkha is a residential community in the city of Sharjah
- It offers a peaceful lifestyle to its residents with an ample amount of amenities such as local and international retail stores, reputed schools, medical clinics and mosques.
- The villas have a traditional architecture but they are spacious and luxurious with parking spaces, swimming pools and barbeque areas.
- The properties for rent in Al Sabkha are quite affordable and consist of 3 to 7 bedrooms villas.
- Beaches and malls are also located nearby.
Al Sabkha is a wonderful location for those who prefer a comfortable and peaceful neighbourhood. It’s ideal for families as it has many reputable schools within the community and in nearby areas. The area is directly linked to Ajman, which is an influential factor in residential and commercial development taking place in the district. Being a family friendly area, it is surrounded by many supermarkets, restaurants, parks and shops.
PROPERTIES IN AL SABKHA
Properties in Al Sabkha consists of the best residential villas in Sharjah. These villas are available for rent and range from 3 to 7 bedrooms. Offering an average space of 4,000 sq. ft. rent for a 3-bedroom villa starts from AED 50k. 4-bedroom houses in Al Sabkha offering 7,000 sq. ft. of living space cost AED 90k, yearly. 5-bedroom villas cost an average of AED 70k. The rent for a villa with 7 bedrooms, 3 baths and a floor area of 6,000 sq. ft. starts at AED 80k yearly.
These spacious villas have double-glazed windows, designated parking spaces, separate storage areas and a maid’s room. A swimming pool and Jacuzzi are also available in some villas.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL SABKHA
There are plenty of parking spaces in Al Sabkha for those residing in villas. Otherwise, street parking is also available.
If you travel through public transportation, you can use bus E303A which takes you to Al Jubail Bus Station. It is tricky to find a taxi in Al Sabkha and you will have to rely on ride-hailing apps such as Uber or Careem.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Residents of al Sabkha can easily access supermarkets, schools and healthcare units because they are all situated close by.
SUPERMARKETS IN AL SABKHA
Rashma Supermarket located on Sheikh Khalid Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi Street and it is one of the most popular supermarkets in Al Sabkha. Abrar Supermarket, Al Doha Supermarket, Inam Supermarket and Al Madina Supermarket are other local shops people visit to pick up day-to-day items.
For bulk shopping, you can visit the Carrefour Supermarket located in Matajer Al Mirgab which is only an 8-minute drive from Al Sabkha or Lulu Hypermarket in Al Hazannah.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES IN AL SABKHA
There are plenty of mosques in Al Sabkha within walking distance such as Abu Dujanah Mosque, Anas Ibn Malek Mosque, Al Ghufran Mosque, Umm Qanoor Masjid and more. These mosques are all reachable in about 10 minutes.
The nearest churches are found in Al Yarmook. Well-known options include St. Michael’s Catholic Church and Russian Orthodox Church, located at about a 15-minute drive from Al Sabkha. Hindu temples are quite far from here. Shiva Temple is about a 33-minute drive away in the Bur Dubai area of Dubai. The Sikh gurudwaras are also located in the same Bur Dubai area.
SCHOOLS IN AL SABKHA
Nursery options include Ayadi Nursery, Zohour Al Mustaqbal Nursery and Big Ben English Nursery.
There are numerous schools in Al Sabkha to choose from for the education of your child. Send your children to Secondary Model School for Boys or Al Saleh Private School. They are two of the popular schools in the area and are located in Al Sabkha itself.
There are many reputable schools in Al Azra, which is just 7 minutes away from Al Sabkha. Here parents will find Leaders Private School, Sharjah Model School For Girls, Al Resalah International School of Science and more.
University options can be found in Ajman and Sharjah. Preston University and City University College of Ajman (CUCA) in Ajman are reachable within 10 minutes. The American University of Sharjah, University of Sharjah and Skyline University College in University City, Sharjah can be reached in 20 minutes or less.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN AL SABKHA
Residents are well-facilitated in terms of medical care as there are plenty of medical clinics in Al Sabkha. The only clinic in the area is Al Sabkha Health Centre, while Al Ahram Medical Centre, Kuwait Hospital and Al Sarraf Specialist Clinic are in the neighbouring Al Qadisiya area. Europets Clinic is also located in Al Qadisiya, it is a well-known veterinary clinic.
The residential villa community of Al Ghafia is located to the east of Al Sabkha. Its architecture and environment resemble that of Al Sabkha. Villas in Al Ghafia are quite affordable and have various amenities such as schools and supermarkets nearby. Al Ghafia Park is also a wonderful place to relax.
Al Nekhailat is towards the western side of Al Sabkha. The properties for rent in Al Nekhailat only comprise villas with slightly higher rates than Al Sabkha. For instance, a 5-bedroom villa covering an area of 6,000 sq. ft. floor area has a rent of about 125k yearly.
Al Nuaimiya in Ajman is located to the north-east. The rental rate of the villas in Al Nuaiymia varies with the number of bedrooms and the floor area. One can also find various amenities such as medical clinics, supermarkets and schools in the area.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN SABKHA
Unlike other places in the UAE, you won't find many malls in Al Sabkha. Most malls are located in other nearby areas. The closest mall is Al Shaab Village, which is a very popular location for shopping and entertainment. Al Shaab Village has 250+ stores, an outdoor amusement park, an ice-skating rink, a supermarket, indoor games arena and a cinema hall.
Another popular mall, Safeer Mall Ajman is located at a 10-minute drive from Al Sabkha consisting of many shopping and dining options. Grand Mall in Ajman and Matajer Al Mirgab in Sharjah are also located in nearby areas.
RESTAURANTS IN AL SABKHA
One can find few restaurants in Al Sabkha, mainly cafeteria style budget eateries. A few options include Shams Al Aseel Cafeteria, Al Shathir Cafeteria and Al Jamahir Public Kitchen.
Popular restaurants near Al Sabkha are a 10-minute drive away. Arjwan Restaurant is located in the Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa and serves Lebanese food. Others such as Peshawar Hazara Restaurant & Kitchen and My Flower Restaurant are all located towards Ajman. The closest cafe, Madeenat Jeddah Cafeteria serves delicious Pakistani delicacies and is only a 5-minute drive away from Al Sabkha.
BEACHES NEAR AL SABKHA
If enjoying the crystal clear waters of the beach is your thing, then worry not as there are plenty of beaches near Al Sabkha. Sharjah Beach and Ajman Beach are both a 15-minute drive away where you can enjoy a good picnic with your family. If you want to make your beach experience even more luxurious, you can visit Coral Beach Resort at a 9-minute drive. The resort allows you to have a 4-star beachfront hotel experience along with many dining options.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
People living in Al Sabkha have a tranquil life because the area is not very crowded. People prefer to visit parks in nearby areas. Families enjoy their time visiting Al Saab Village for entertainment purposes as it offers a theme park for kids to enjoy fun-filled rides. Movie nights over the weekends is also a common activity. People also go out casually to grab a bite at the nearby restaurants.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
People usually go to parks for jogging but there are plenty of fitness centres within a short drive from Al Sabkha. Al Hayat Ladies Fitness is one of the popular gyms in the area located at a 6-minute drive. National Centre for Ladies Fitness is another gym in the close vicinity. If you want a better experience, you can visit the Fitness Time Health Club located near Ajman Stadium or Velocity Body Fitness in Al Nuaimiya, Ajman.
For a pampering experience, Fatimah Beauty Center, Lebanese French Beauty Center and Lilas Beauty Center are located in the nearby areas.
Not many community events happen in Al Sabkha but there are plenty of events happening all over Sharjah where the residents can actively take part in. Sharjah Light Festival takes place at popular places such as Al Majaz waterfront, Al Majaz Amphitheatre and many more places.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Living in a peaceful and comfortable neighbourhood is what Al Sabkha offers. Be it the closeness to schools, supermarkets and clinics or the variety of entertainment activities, Al Sabkha provides all of that to its residents. Just keep in mind that some popular restaurants, malls and fitness centres are not quickly accessible as they are in other communities.
- Ajman is a 7-minute drive away
- University City, Sharjah is 20 minutes away
- Sharjah International Airport is at 22 minutes drive away