ABOUT AL SAROUJ
Al Sarouj is a residential district that occupies a strategic location in Al Ain. Don’t get confused between Al Sorouj, Al Sarooj or Al Sorooj, as it is the same area spelled differently.
Al Sarooj houses several villas and apartments, among with a wide range of essential facilities. It is also home to one of the most popular resorts in the emirate and its respective nightspots – Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort while sitting right next to Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium.
Al Sarouj is a perfect destination for daily workers, as a network of roads run through the community. Khalid Bin Sultan Street, Zayed Bin Sultan Street and Khatm Al Shikla Street all of these lead to the main highways in the emirate. Moreover, the community is located right next to the Industrial Area, Abu Dhabi.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A massive residential area in Al Ain
- Features rental properties, a mix of villas and apartments
- Home to Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort
- Schools, supermarket, restaurants, clinics are all available within the district
- Easy access to Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium, Al Jahili Fort and Al Ain National Museum
- Right next to the Abu Dhabi Industrial Area
- Direct access to Zayed Bin Sultan Street and Khatm Al Shikla Street
The community offers a convenient lifestyle, with all the facilities within quick reach. One can get the desired accommodation here, be it a villa or an apartment. Several interconnecting roads are laid out in this bustling metropolis, offering easy access to the neighbouring areas and their facilities.
Properties in Al Sarouj
Properties in Al Sarouj are a mix of apartments and villas, available on rent. Many residential units are found on the eastern end of the area, just a few minutes from the town centre.
Built on Arabesque architecture, the independent villas are available in 2 to 6-bedroom configuration and varying in sizes from 1,200 sq. ft. to 4,000 sq. ft. These villas for rent are double-storey houses with spacious layouts and furnished interiors. In each villa, you will find master bedrooms, built-in wardrobes, large kitchen, hallways and an entrance yard.
Many villas are sectioned and provided with a separate entrance to arrange cost-cutting accommodation, especially for those who are looking for cheap housing options. These are mostly introduced as apartments for rent in Al Sarouj. The buildings are low rise and feature 2 or 4 bedroom flats. You can get a 2-bedroom apartment from 700 sq. ft. to 2,000 sq. ft. of surface range, and a 4 bedroom for 1,500 sq. ft. to 2,000 sq. ft.
Rental Trends in Al Sarouj
Average Rental Prices In AED
Average Rental Prices In AED
Average Rental Prices In AED
The rents in the area very affordable, especially for the flats in Al Sarouj. You can rent a 2-bedroom apartment in the range of AED 32k to AED 60k per annum, while 4-bedroom flats come in the range of AED 47k to AED 50k.
Average Rental Price In AED
Average Rental Price In AED
The villas in the area come at mid-range prices. Those of you looking for a private space with separate amenities can check out the villas in Al Sarouj. One can choose from 3 to 6-bedroom villas.
The prices for 3-bedroom villas start from AED 60k and go up to AED 100k. A standard 4-bedroom house in the area can be rented out for AED 100k per annum. As for the 5-bedroom, the prices are offered in the range of AED 95k to AED 110k. A 6-bedroom villa can be rented for AED 110k, annually.
HOTELS IN AL SAROUJ
Al Sarooj is home to Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort which is reputed as a 4-star hotel. You will also find Danat Al Ain Resort, a 5-star hotel closeby in the Central District. Both hotels have nightlife options and sophisticated dining options.
Transportation and Parking Spaces in Al Sarouj
A lot of parking space is available inside the villas, the larger the house, the more vehicles residents can park in it. As for the apartments, modern buildings offers the feature of covered parking, reserved for each unit, but a few older building may not have this feature. If you are a resident of an old building in Al Sarouj, you can find parking outside on the broad streets.
Public Transportation in Al Sarouj
Those relying on public transport near Al Sarouj will find bus stations – Al Ain Central Bus Station and Al Madina Petrol Station at a distance of 7 minutes’ drive from the area. Both of these stops are located on Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street. For travelling around town, you can hire a taxi or call an online cab.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Supermarkets in Al Sarouj
There are several baqalas in the area situated at convenient intervals, some of these include Baqala Al Shabahat, Baqala Al Nass and Baqala Sultan Mohammed. Occupying a central location in the area, Al Ain City Center Supermarket is preferred by locals for large grocery hauls.
Churches, Temples and Mosques in Al Sarouj
Several local mosques are spread throughout the community, some popular ones include Grand Masjid Al Sarooj, Saeed Bin Zaid Masjid and Abdul Malik Bin Marwan masjid.
Al Ain Faith home is the closest church from the community, available in a couple minutes’ drive straight on 106th Street. Other churches are located at a 5-minute drive. Apostolic Revival House is just off Othman Bin Affan Street, while Al-Ain Evangelical Church and St. Mary’s Catholic Church are located in Al Mutawah community.
Schools and Universities in Al Sarouj
Al Sarouj is home to abundant of schools. Three nurseries that serve the area are Little Miracles nursery, Bright Kids Nursery and Al Dana Nursery.
For the closest primary and secondary education options, one can enrol their kids in either Atika Bin Mutallib School or Future International School as both of these are conveniently located within the district. Future International School is a co-education school and offers US-based curriculum. Al Ain Academy by Aldar Academies is one of the best schools in Al Ain, located just outside the borders of Al Sarooj. The school offers British curriculum for FS1 to Year 13.
Higher education options include Al Ain University of Science and Technology, available in a 13-minute driving radius. It is one of the top universities of Al Ain, where you have many options to choose from different fields taught in the university.
Clinics and Hospitals in Al Sarouj
The nearest medical facilities for Al Sarouj residents ae available within 5 o 10 minutes distance. Bin Suleman Medical Centre is the closest one, whereas Mediclinic Al Ain Hospital addresses most ailments as it is a multispecialty facility. Other hospitals near Al Sarouj are Specialized Medical Care Hospital in Al Jaheli and Kanad Hospital on Sanaiya Street.
Al Sarouj is located just a few minutes away from Central District, a vibrant district of Al Ain.
It shares west side borders with Al Mutawah community and the Al Ain Industrial Area, while Al Shuwaymah lies on the eastern side of Al Sarouj.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
Malls in Al Sarouj
Al Sarouj is close to some popular malls in Al Ain, The closest shopping mall is Al Ain Shopping Mall. This recreational destination feature some of the most popular international fashion brands including Armani, DKNY, Calvin Klein, Lacoste, Moschino, Jaguar and Caroline Herrera.
Another popular mall for the shopaholics of the area is Al Jimi Mall. This mall features everything from shopping, dining to entertainment options under one roof. Both of these malls are among the best malls in Al Ain.
Restaurants in Al Sarouj
Al Sarooj is home to many restaurants. One can enjoy various Indian, European, Oriental and Arabic cuisines in the area. Arabesque in Danat Al Ain Resort is a fine-dining restaurant that serves a variety of Arabian, Middle Eastern, Italian and Asian cuisines.
Flavours is a casual dining place in Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort that offers International dishes, while nightlife options are available in Radisson Club House. Some other casual dining places in Al Sarouj are Biryani Festival Restaurant, Danat Shawarma and Baniyas Restaurant & Cafeteria.
If you are craving Italian food at reasonable prices, head down to Al Ain Mall and enjoy the best pizza and pasta in town at Pizza Express. just 8 minutes away in Central District, India Palace offers spicy Indian dishes. Both of these are considered as the best restaurants in Al Ain, located just 4 minutes away from Al Sarooj.
BEACHES NEAR AL SAROUJ
If you are planning a beach visit from Al Ain, you will have to plan an hour above drive to the neighbouring emirates. Dubai And Abu Dhabi have the most popular beaches since those are located along the borders of Arabian Gulf.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
For those moving to Al Sarouj, many tourist destinations await your visit. Al Ain Zoo is the largest wildlife park in UAE and is only 12 minutes away from Al Sarouj, while Al Jahili Fort is a historical landmark, 8 minutes away in Al Jaheli district.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Al Sarouj features many community parks which benefits those who like to indulge in outdoor activities often. The parks feature walking tracks, green spaces, children’s play area and much more. Al Jahili Park is one of the most famous parks in Al Ain, located only 8 minutes away via Khalid Bin Sultan Street.
Fitness buffs in the area can head to the nearest gyms, including Man Top Gym and Al Ainawi Karate and Gym. Energy Plus Ladies Club is the ladies exclusive gym 6 minutes away in Industrial area.
As for the salons, Paris Hairdressing Salon is the top-rated salon of the area. Other salons nearby are Top Eagle Salon, Al Shama Salon and Al Reef Al Shamali Gents Salon.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Al Sarouj is an ideal residential community as it has all the facilities like schools, availability of public transport, places of worship, supermarkets and restaurants available in a few minutes drive. However, one can not buy a place in the area as it is not permissible by the government.
FAQs about Al Sarouj
Where is Al Sarouj located?
Al Sarooj is situated towards the south-east side of Al Ain and is only a few minutes away from the central emirate.
- Requires a drive of 6 minutes to Al Ain Central District
- Khalifa bin Zayed Stadium is situated on the edge of the area, 5 minutes from the centre of the town
- Al Ain Zoo is a 12-minute drive via Zayed The First Street
- Al Jimi Mall is a 15-minute drive via Shakhboot Bin Sultan street
- Al Ain International Airport is 25 minutes away via Khalid Bin Sultan Street