ABOUT AL WASL ROAD
Stretched all the way from Jumeirah to Downtown Dubai, Al Wasl Road is a self-sufficient community located in the west of Dubai. The quiet and peaceful area offers a number of family-friendly amenities. The road features trendy restaurants, boutiques and many other exciting attractions and activities. Some popular developments in the area are Meraas, BoxPark and City Walk. A popular shopping centre, Galleria Mall is also in close proximity.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Located on the western side of Dubai
- Well-connected to communities such as Jumeirah, Business Bay, Al Safa and Al Satwa.
- Popular entertainment hubs like Meraas, BoxPark and City Walk are nearby
- Galleria Mall, a popuar shopping centre located near by
A Wasl offers a lot of entertainment options. Popular points of interest in the community are:
- Affordable properties
- A lot of shopping options
- Nearby entertainment places
Several attractions are available in the vicinity such as malls, restaurants and cinemas. Undoubtedly, Al Wasl Road is an ideal place to reside in for both expats and locals.
PROPERTIES ON AL WASL ROAD
Properties on Al Wasl Road mostly comprise villas and apartments. Villas have 3 and 4 bedrooms with a minimum floor area of 2,800 sq. ft. The area can go as high as and maximum of 10,000 sq. ft. These villas feature a swimming pool, central air-conditioning, central heating, balcony, study room and parking spaces. These villas have the following rental rates:
- The rental rate of a 3-bedroom villa lies between AED 125k to AED 145k.
- The rent of a 4-bedroom villa in Al Wasl lies between 185k to AED 425k.
One can also rent apartment in the community. The apartments have minimum 3 bedrooms and has the following rental rate:
- Rental rate for a 3-bedroom apartment in Al Wasl is about AED 170k.
Al Wasl apartments offer facilities such as swimming pool and gym at rooftop. The properties also have basement car parking.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES ON AL WASL ROAD
One can easily travel around as options for public transportation on Al Wasl Road are numerous. Al Safa 1 is one of the bus stops at Al Wasl road. Metro stations near Al Wasl road are Business Bay metro station and Burj Khalifa metro station. Taxis are also widely available in the area.
There are lots of parking spaces on Al Wasl Road. Apartments and villa owners have dedicated parking for residents. Visitors can opt for paid parking spots in the area.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR AL WASL ROAD
There are plenty of well-known supermarkets near Al Wasl road that cater to the basic needs of residents such as Carrefour Market, Waitrose and Choithrams Al Wasl.
For bulk grocery and food shopping, people can visit Waitrose and Carrefour that are at about a 5-minute drive. Choithrams is an excellent choice for fresh fruits, vegetables, quality meat and a variety of wholesome bakery products. It is only a 5-minute drive.
MOSQUES IN AL WASL ROAD
Muslim residents can easily spot several mosques on Al Wasl Road. Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque and Masjid Aisha Umm al-Mumineen are about a 5-minute drive away. People also visit popular City Walk Mosque and Jumeirah Mosque on grand occasions such as Eid as they are a 15-minute drive away.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR AL WASL ROAD
Churches near Al Wasl Road such as St. Mary’s Catholic Church, DJIBRILLA, goudel and City of Dreams are within a 15-minute drive. St. Mary’s Catholic Church is one of the popular churches in the area located at 247 Oud Metha Street.
Some temples near Al Wasl Road are Shiva Temple, Mahamevnawa Buddhist Temple and Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir. All these temples are located at about a 20-minute drive.
SCHOOLS NEAR AL WASL ROAD
Being a family-friendly area there are plenty of reputable schools near Al Wasl Road such as
- Jumeirah English Speaking School
- Gems Wellington Primary School
- Horizon English School
These are some of the most popular schools in the area located at about 5 to 10-minute drive. Jumeirah English Speaking School offers quality education along with recreational activities for mental and physical grooming of the child. Similarly, GEMS Wellington Primary School has earned a good reputation.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL WASL ROAD
For immediate medical attention, one can visit a number of reliable clinics near Al Wasl Road.
- Valiant Clinic by Meraas
- GMCClinic- Jumeirah Medical
- Emirates Hospital
All these clinics are located at about a 15-minute drive and provide patients with international standards of care and attention. Valient Clinic and GMCCLinic is a multi-speciality outpatient clinic that offers world-class diagnostic and wellness services.
Two popular hospitals near Al Wasl Road are Emirates Hospital and Medcare Hospital located at about 4 to 8-minute drive.
The neighbouring areas of Al Wasl Road are Dubai’s most popular places:
The residential community of Al Wasl Road shares its northern border with Jumeirah and the southern border with Business Bay. One can find the residential properties of Al Safa to the west and a small town, Al Satwa to the east.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR AL WASL ROAD
Shopaholics who plan to move here will be glad to know that there are a number of malls near Al Wasl Road such as
- Galleria Mall
- Bay Avenue
- The Dubai Mall
The malls mentioned above are just a few of the many popular malls in the area. Galleria Mall is a single storey shopping centre situated on the east side of Al Wasl Road. It has some of the most exclusive brands on offer. The mall also has a trendy restaurant and a vast number of recreational facilities that people can get involved in besides shopping.
Bay Avenue is another unique retail destination located close to Business Bay Metro Station. It has a variety of restaurants, cafes, shops and sporting facilities.
Last but not least, Dubai Mall needs no introduction. It is a perfect destination for shopping and entertainment. Others such as City Walk by Meraas, Town Centre Jumeirah and Mercato Shopping Mall are also located within the vicinity. And luckily, all these malls are just at a 15-minute drive from Al Wasl Road.
RESTAURANTS NEAR AL WASL ROAD
Due to the presence of some grand malls, one can find a variety of fine-dining restaurants near Al Wasl Road. These include:
- COYA Dubai
- Lazeez Indian Restaurant L.L.C
- MATTO Italian Restaurant
- Hoi An Restaurant
- Waka Restaurant & Bar
Apart from the malls, plenty of other dining options are also widely available. COYA Dubai is a high-end Peruvian restaurant near Jumeirah Beach located at only a 7-minute drive. Another restaurant, Nusret has Turkish food options. People who have a taste for Indian cuisines can head to Lazeez Indian Restaurant within just a 2-minute drive. Other popular eateries such as MATTO Italian Restaurant, Hoi An Restaurant and Waka Resturant & Bar are also a short drive away.
BEACHES NEAR AL WASL ROAD
Residents of Al Wasl Road can head to the beach anytime as the coastline is only about a 10-minute drive away. Among the countless beaches near Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah Beach, Open Beach and SALT Kite Beach are just at a 7-minute drive. These beaches are perfect picnic spots for families offering access to changing rooms and sunshades.
Kite Beach particularly is one of the most visited beaches in the area due to the presence of interesting activities for adults and kids. The presence of food trucks and small eateries. Fun-filled game activities such as volleyball, kayaking and kitesurfing keep people engaged.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
People living in Al Wasl Road will never miss out on the fun as there are several entertainment spots in the area such as
- Dubai Water Canal
- City Walk
Dubai Water Canal is a man-made spectacle that offers scenic views. BoxPark is another leisure place located here. A combination of shopping, dining and entertainment options make it an ideal destination for a fun weekend.
People can also visit City Walk, developed by Meraas to find an extensive range of cafes and shopping outlets. It has the region’s first emerging game zone, Hub Zero, indoor tropical rainforest called Green Planet and Play Town for children.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
People can find several parks and other popular family-friendly destinations close to Al Wasl Road.
- Safa Park
- Al Wasl Park
- Satwa Park
Safa Park has a selection of activities for adults and children. The park has a lake, basketball courts and jogging tracks. During winter months, the park becomes a choice for picnics. Al Wasl Park and Satwa Park are also popular outdoor spots near Al Wasl Road.
There are plenty of fitness centres and gyms in the area too such as
- The Gym
- Golden Arrow Fitness Club
- Engine Health and Fitness
All these gyms are fully equipped, have good membership offers and are only a 13-minute drive away.
Residents can become part of the many events that take place in the neighbourhood throughout the year. Apart from celebrating all the notable festivals such as Eid, Christmas and Halloween, City Walk and BoxPark arrange plenty of other events. They host weekend pop up shops, children’s fun activities, and fireworks during the festive season.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
To stay connected to the community, one can join the Facebook group called ‘Al Wasl.'
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Al Wasl Road seems like an ideal spot to live. However, a few things must be considered before you move in. The bustling area gets quite crowded during peak hours and festive seasons. Also, the properties on Al Wasl Road are more suited for larger families.
- Dubai International Airport is a 23-minute drive away
- Jumeirah and Business Bay are less than 30 minutes away