ABOUT AL ZAHRAA
Al Zahraa is a residential community in Abu Dhabi established alongside Muroor Road. The locality is rather secluded as opposed to being a bustling neighbourhood. The pleasant community offers lavish apartments and villas, especially providing a range of flats for individuals looking for a modern dwelling. The residents of Al Zahraa have easy access to supermarkets, schools and restaurants.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A serene neighbourhood with numerous facilities
- Well-furnished residential units in a secure environment
- Residential options for both singles and families
- A handful of prestigious schools in and around the locality
- Exciting leisure destinations are just a short drive away
Al Zahraa is a peaceful community which offers a pleasant lifestyle to its residents. The neighbourhood is packed with premium supermarkets, reputable schools, fancy eateries, gyms and various other services and facilities. Located right at the centre of Abu Dhabi, community residents can conveniently access all parts of the emirate.
Life in Al Zahraa is peaceful but exciting thanks to the easy access to facilities and leisure options. With a number of malls and retail centres within proximity, the people living in Al Zahraa need not worry about anything.
PROPERTIES IN AL ZAHRAA
The residential properties in Al Zahraa primarily consist of apartments complexes. There are villas as well; however, a wider range of flats can be found in the neighbourhood. The apartments for rent in the community have varying configurations and offer spacious rooms.
The studios for rent in Al Zahraa offer various amenities to make life more comfortable for residents. The spacious residential units are well-ventilated. Moreover, the centrally air-conditioned studio flats have premiere kitchens and ensuite bathrooms. The apartment complexes are fully maintained, providing a secure environment for the tenants. The rental prices in Al Zahraa are not too high when compared to other communities in Abu Dhabi. Spanning 500 to 600 sq. ft, the rent for studio flats averages at AED 37k per annum.
There is a wide range of 1 and 2-bedroom flats in the locality. Small families can opt for spacious 2-bedroom flats, the asking rent for which is approximately AED 55k. Spanning 444 to 1111 sq. ft, the rent for 1-bedroom flats starts at AED 33k, increasing up to AED 40k, on an average.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL ZAHRAA
Car parking is not a hassle as most of the residential units provide designated car parking to the occupants. There is free parking on Dhafeer Street, which is 5 minutes away from the community. As for public transport, multiple bus stops can be found on Sultan Bin Zayed Street. Bus 34, 54 and 56 service Muroor Road.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN AL ZAHRAA
There are a number of supermarkets in Al Zahraa. Situated on Muroor Road, Alam Supermarket, and Amal Baqala Grocery Store are the nearest options for residents. Moreover, Spinneys Market and Carrefour City are just a few minutes from the community. Apart from these, there are a few smaller grocery shops in the neighbourhood as well.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES IN AL ZAHRAA
As for mosques, there are plenty dotted around the area such as Rashid Mohammad Al Marar Mosque, Abdulla Sultan Al Rumaithi Mosque and Imam Ali Mosque. Churchgoers will have to spend 15 to 17 minutes to get to the nearest churches in Al Mushrif Area. People can go to Philadelphia Church of God, St. George’s Orthodox Cathedral, The Evangelical Church, St. Joseph’s Cathedral including others. The temple of New Gurudwara Abu Dhabi is an 18-minute drive away.
SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES IN AL ZAHRAA
Parents with school-going children can lead a hassle-free life as there are numerous schools in Al Zahraa. The popular choice among many residents is Emirates Private School, offering a comprehensive syllabus for all levels. Following the American, British and MOE curriculums, the school holds a ‘good’ rating by the Abu Dhabi Education Council.
The list for schools in the vicinity includes SKBZ Bangladesh Pvt. School, The American International School in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Indian School, and Lycee Louis Massignon. For the ones looking for higher education options, two campuses of Khalifa University are 10 to 11 minutes away from the area. Also, Sorbonne Univerisity Abu Dhabi and Al Hosn University are a 15-minute drive apart, while New York University Abu Dhabi can be reached within 20 to 25 minutes. Al Zahra also features Abu Dhabi Autism Centre and Al Noor Centre For The Care of Disabled in the community.
HOSPITALS AND CLINICS IN AL ZAHRAA
Al Zahraa residents have quick access to several clinics which are dotted around in the region. Marigold Dental and Orthodontic Clinic, Kaya Skin Clinic and Al Mushrif Clinic are 5 to 10 minutes away from the residential area.
Al Zafranah Healthcare Centre is located in the neighbourhood as well, which can be reached in a maximum of 2 minutes. Apart from this, Zayed Military Hospital and Healthpoint Hospital are located 8 to 9 minutes away. Both hospitals offer specialised healthcare in various fields of medicine.
Al Zahraa is nestled amidst Embassies District, Al Aman and Eastern Road. The locality also has close access to Zayed Sports City, Airport Road, and Al Mushrif. Al Bateen Executive Airport is also located a short distance away.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN AL ZAHRAA
The nearest mall to Al Zahraa is Al Seef Village Mall, which is a 5-minute drive away. The mall features shopping and dining outlets, offering an engaging experience to the shoppers. The shopping centre features health, beauty, electronics, sports, and various other retail shops, along with Carrefour.
Mushrif Mall lies about 10 minutes away, which is a popular choice among the people residing in nearby areas. The 3-storey shopping centre boasts international and local brands, a food court, restaurants, prayer halls and a car parking space which can accommodate over 2,500 vehicles. For an extensive range of retail options, many prefer the much-visited mall of the town, Al Wahda Mall, situated 17 minutes away from the community.
RESTAURANTS IN AL ZAHRAA
The restaurants in Al Zahraa offer a variety of cuisines. The community is surrounded by a variety of eateries and cafes as well. There are several restaurants on Eastern Road known for waterside dining and tempting menus. The most favoured eateries by the locals include Flooka Abu Dhabi, BOA Steakhouse, Carluccios and Peppermill, all of which are a 5-minute drive away.
There are dining places clustered on either side of Muroor Road, which is hardly 2 minutes from the residential area. The most esteemed restaurants in the region include Mosaic Restaurant, Samurai Japanese Restaurant, Oasis Gardens, Shakespeare and Co. Café and Rabban Al Khaleej Restaurant and Cuisine.
BEACHES NEAR AL ZAHRAA
The nearest beaches for residents in Al Zahraa are a 15-minute drive away. For a signature Abu Dhabi beach experience, many hit Al Bateen Beach which is 10 to 13 minutes away from the community. With Hudayriat Island as a backdrop, the stunning beach is a tranquil getaway. The sports enthusiasts can take part in water activities the beach offers, under the supervision of on-duty lifeguards. Stretched along 800 metres, the crystal clear beach offers a range of delicious food items to the visitors as well. Residents can also head to Al Sahil Beach and Corniche Beach, which can be reached in 17 to 18 minutes.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Al Zahraa is surrounded by a handful of entertainment spots. There are plenty of impressive dining spots catering to different palates. The foodies can savour superb menus from an array of restaurants and cafes, serving cuisines from around the world. The waterside dining in the restaurants near Dhafeer Street catches the attention of many.
The iconic landmarks of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Zayed Sports Stadium are 7 to 9 minutes away from the community, depending on where you are. There are a few state-of-the-art hotels in nearby areas such as Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa, Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi, Hotel Novotel Abu Dhabi and Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
There are quite a few salons nearby Al Zahraa such as Bride of Sham Ladies Beauty Salon, Ruby Salon, Sona Ladies Salon, Beauty Spot Salon and Meera Beauty Centre. The residents have multiple gym options in the neighbourhood. Situated near Alam Supermarket, Ruby Fitness is the closest option in the community. Besides this, Lets Go Gym and Spa Centre, Lifeline Wellness and Titan Gym and Fitness First at Al Seef Mall other options which fitness enthusiasts can opt for.
There are a few parks in and around the neighbourhood. The locals love visiting Al Zafranah Park which is a mere 4 minutes away from the community. Community members often go to the park for evening yoga sessions or for spending some family time. Boasting train rides, barbecue facilities, train rides, library and maritime museum; Khalifa Park is also an 8-minute drive away.
Just a short drive away from Al Zahraa, Zayed Sports City Stadium is known for hosting many events throughout the year ranging from sports tournaments, entertainment shows to corporate events and music festivals. There are various sports workshops and coachings organised in the stadium for kids and adults both. Lying 10 minutes apart from Al Zahraa, Mangrove National Park hosts cleaning events to promote the ecological ideology of the park.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Al Zahraa offers a peaceful lifestyle with enough facilities in the region. The residential units in the community have modern designs and offer various amenities to the residents. Especially individuals and smaller families looking for options can find a range of studios, 1 and 2-bedroom apartments.
- Abu Dhabi International Airport is a 21-minute drive away
- Zayed Sports City is 10 minutes’ away
- Mushrif Mall is 7 minutes’ away
- 17-minute drive to Abu Dhabi Corniche