ABOUT AL WAHDA STREET
Al Wahda Street in Sharjah is a residential and commercial site consisting of famous retail stores, malls and supermarkets at walking distances. Al Wahda is a popular street connecting to Al Ittihad Street that later connects to the rest of Dubai. It is surrounded by the best neighbourhoods - Al Majaz and Industrial Area 1. Some popular places such as City Centre Sharjah, Star Cineplex, Al Noor Mosque and Al Majaz Waterfronts are a short drive away.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Al Wahda Street is a residential and commercial site with famous retail stores, malls and supermarkets at walking distances.
- It is surrounded by the best neighbourhoods; Al Majaz and Industrial Area 1.
- The apartments for rent on Al Wahda Street are affordable for singles and small families.
- Most people visit Al Majaz waterfronts and parks to spend quality time with family.
- The street is loaded with all kinds of amenities such as supermarkets, mosques, clinics and schools.
Life on Al Wahda Street is quite entertaining. There are many ‘de-stressing’ spots such as Al Majaz Park where people can relax after a tiring day. The apartments on Al Wahda Street are well-maintained. They are also quite affordable for singles and families.
PROPERTIES ON AL WAHDA STREET
The properties on Al Wahda Street comprise high and low-rise buildings featuring apartments for rent. Usually, the apartments for rent on Al Wahda Street start from a studio unit and can go up to 3 bedrooms. The rental rate for a studio is about AED 18k yearly which is quite affordable. With a 1-bedroom apartment, the rental rate for a unit with 1,000 sq. ft. floor area ranges from AED 22k to 29k yearly. Whereas, the rental rate for a 2-bedroom apartment starts from AED 30k and goes up to approximately AED 37k. This rate increases up to AED 50k for a 3-bedroom apartment. Due to the busy streets, renting a shop on Al Wahda Street can boost your business. The rental rate for a shop covering a 1,060 sq. ft. floor area is about AED 75k.
Apartments on Al Wahda Street feature master bedrooms, well-maintained bathrooms, spacious halls and wooden kitchen cabinets. There is a 24 hours availability of security staff and guards outside the entrance of the buildings. The area is close to many hypermarkets, medical centres and restaurants.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES ON AL WAHDA STREET
The place is quite crowded for visitors’ parking, but people living in apartments are given underground parking spaces. There is free parking available in nearby malls that visitors can use. For people who use public transport, the closest stops and stations are City Centre 1-01, City Centre 1-02, Al Wahda Centre 2-01 and 2-02. Bus and metro are the transport alternatives that can be used by people to reach Al Wahda Street. Buses E306, E307 and E400 have routes that pass near the street. Taxis are also readily available for people who prefer to travel alone.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Al Wahda Street is brimming with amenities for its residents and visitors.
SUPERMARKETS ON AL WAHDA STREET
This street is a perfect place for shopaholics as there are multiple supermarkets on Al Wahda Street. LuLuAt Al Majaz Supermarket is one of the popular supermarkets in Al Majaz. It is opened until midnight providing indoor sales and home delivery options to its customers. Al Shamia, Cairo Tower Supermarket, Al Dheyafah Al Arabian Supermarket and Al Simi are some local supermarkets close to Al Wahda Street. If you enjoy snacking on fresh dry fruits and prefer loading your jars with them at every grocery visit, you can visit Al Douri Mart Supermarket and Roastery which is also a 3-minute drive away.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES ON AL WAHDA STREET
There are several mosques on Al Wahda Street for the Muslim community and all are at walking distances. Al Ansar Mosque is the most popular mosque in the area. Abdullah Ibn Abbas Mosque on King Faisal Street is another beautiful mosque. Al Taqwa Mosque and Suhail Bin Amr are also popular mosques near Al Wahda Street. Christians can visit St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church and the Russian Orthodox Church is a 15-minute drive away. SMVS Dubai is a popular Hindu Temple located at about a 16-minute drive.
SCHOOLS ON AL WAHDA STREET
One cannot worry about finding a good school for your kids in Sharjah, considering these top ten schools. There are many reputable schools on Al Wahda Street. Happy Home School is an English language school next to Sharjah Indian School. Victoria International School is also located at a 7-minute drive from Al Wahda Street. It is a highly sought-after school in the area offering the Australian curriculum. If you are at a bachelors level and want to study in one of the prestigious business schools, get yourself enrolled at Lincoln University which is a 5-minute drive away from Al Wahda Street.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL WAHDA STREET
There are many clinics and hospitals near Al Wahda Street. Al Sarraf Medical Centre is located at Jamal Abdul Nasser Street. It provides medical care with the high quality of service in matters related to cardiology, dental issues and gynaecology. The Canadian Kidney Clinic, Dr Sufis Clinic and Al Huda Clinic are also located near Al Wahda Street. If you require hospital care, you can visit Oriana Hospital and Sharjah Corniche Hospital which are a 7-minute drive away from the street.
Al Majaz, a sought-after waterfront development with mini golf areas, splash parks and daycare centres is located towards the west of Al Wahda Street. The apartments for rent in Al Majaz are quite affordable considering the luxury they provide. The area is beautifully designed and well maintained. It is famous for its biggest water fountain in Khalid lagoon. To the east of Al Wahda Street, Industrial Area 1 is located which also has residential apartments at affordable rates. The area has a lot of employment opportunities. The residential communities of Al Taawun and Al Nahda are also situated along the street.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS ON AL WAHDA STREET
There are a number of malls near Al Wahda Street at short distances from each other. City Centre Sharjah is the most popular shopping mall with a hypermarket consisting of numerous local and international brands, dining restaurants and various entertainment options such as VOX Cinemas for a wonderful movie night. Gift Tower General Trading Co. LLC, Safeer Market on King Faisal Street and Al Bazaar Al Jadeed General trading are also some popular places people visit for their everyday shopping needs.
RESTAURANTS ON AL WAHDA STREET
Be it an exquisite, fancy restaurant or a small food stall everything is located here. Shakespeare and Co. is a well-known restaurant near Al Wahda Street located at a 6-minute drive. In terms of Indian food, you can visit Al Fadhil Restaurant, Bikanervala Al Wahda and Highland Palace Restaurant. There are many Lebanese food chains here, such as Zaroob Sharjah and Jabal Lebanon Al Jadeed Restaurant. Turkish food, Seafood, Middle Eastern cuisines and fast-food are all available at Al Wahda Street.
BEACHES NEAR AL WAHDA STREET
To enjoy a good day at the beach near Al Wahda Street, you only need 12 minutes to reach Al Mamzar Beach. Al Mamzar beach features four pristine beaches along with manicured lawns, palm trees, swimming pools and a kid's play area. If you are planning a luxurious picnic, you can also rent air-conditioned chalets. Located at Al Khan Beach, G20 beach sports is also a very lively place where people can enjoy water sports and slides.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
An area filled with almost all the amenities one requires, there is not a chance it will lack leisure activities. Residents visit Al Majaz waterfronts to enjoy a day out, which is a wonderful free of cost activity in Sharjah. There are hourly musical shows every evening at the Sharjah Water Fountain except for Sundays. People also love to spend their time visiting restaurants and VOX Cinemas. Traditional Arabian Dhow Monument is a historical landmark located at a 5-minute drive from the area that people usually visit. Al Khan Historical Tower is another historical landmark which is about a 9-minute drive away.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents of Al Wahda Street enjoy their time by visiting parks and fitness centres. Al Majaz Park is the most visited place in the area with lush greenery and a playground for kids. People who prefer a healthy lifestyle will enjoy a good deal of fitness centres the street has at small distances. Al Reem Fitness, Sky 24 Sport & Leisure Club are situated close by. Many ladies salons are also located close to Al Wahda Street such as Tips & Toes Al Fardan, Anisaty Ladies Salon at Buhaira Oasis Tower and Bait Al Marjan Ladies Salon. They are all a 6-minute drive away.
Most community events are conducted in City Centre Sharjah as it is a hub of all such happenings. People also visit Al Majaz to enjoy water events and musical nights.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Living on Al Wahda Street has great perks such as the availability of affordable spacious apartments, closeness to supermarkets, healthcare centres and international schools. It is an amazing neighbourhood and there is hardly a chance that people will not be happy to live here. The only downside is that the place gets a little crowded during rush hours.
- Affordable apartments for singles and families
- Dubai International Airport is a 17-minute drive away