ABOUT AL ZORAH
Al Zorah is a coastal suburb of Ajman featuring mixed-use properties and a secure environment. It is a bustling seaside community of the emirate with the rich existing ecosystem. Al Zorah Development Company is a joint venture of Solidere International and Government of Ajman incorporated in 2007 for the development and management of Al Zorah site. Intending to protect the natural heritage and creating a nurturing place, Al Zorah is an ideal place to live for those who are keen to live close to nature. It is located on the north-western end of Ajman along the Arabian Sea and right next to Al Ittihad Street. While phases of the project have been completed, there is still an off-plan unit available in the area making it a preferable choice for investors.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A coastal community of Ajman
- One of the in-demand off-plan project
- Consists of five sub-communities
- An ideal residential area for nature lovers
- Al Ittihad Street runs along with the community
Al Zorah is an all-inclusive neighbourhood featuring beachfront residences, world-class hotels and resorts, commercial spaces, wellness amenities and leisure facilities. Al Zorah consists of five key districts with retail facilities and residential properties. One of the distinctive features of the community is the 18-hole golf course set within a natural preserved environment of sandy beaches and mangroves. Other features include six resorts, beach club, a network of pedestrian passages and waterfront promenade.
PROPERTIES IN AL ZORAH
Properties in Al Zorah include apartments, villas and townhouses. The 3 to 6-bedroom villas and townhouses spread over an area ranging between 2,938 sq. ft. to 7,449 sq. ft. These houses are set against a spectacular green backdrop. The double-height ceiling is designed to maximize the natural light and exterior views. The expansive courtyards, roof terraces, living and dining area, maid’s room, laundry and garden area are other features of these houses. On the other hand, the apartments in Al Zorah are available in 1 to 3-bedroom configuration. One can also find loft-style apartments in the neighbourhood. These flats come with a spacious living area, master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, kitchen and balconies or terraces offering stunning views of sunsets.
RENTAL TRENDS IN AL ZORAH
As the area is under development, only a few properties are available for rent. One can lease out a 4-bedroom house in Al Zorah for a year in AED 165k.
SALE TRENDS IN AL ZORAH
Average Sales Price in AED
Average Sales Price in AED
Al Zorah is an ideal community for investors looking for investment opportunities. It is dedicated as a Free Zone and Freehold area by the ruler of Ajman His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi. As per the decree issued in 2008, foreigners have the right to 100% ownership and tax-free development in the area.
Villas for sale in Al Zorah Ajman are available in 3 to 6-bedroom configuration. One can buy a 3-bedroom villa in Al Zorah in AED 2.5M while the average sale price of a 5-bedroom house is AED 4M. The spacious 6-bedroom villas for sale are also available in the area, the demand for these houses starts from AED 4.9M.
MOST POPULAR COMMUNITIES IN AL ZORAH
Al Zorah consists of five sub-communities named as:
- The Shores
- The Fairways
- The Avenues
- The Coves
- The Gates
The Shores stretch along the 1.6km of beachfront on the eastern coastline of Al Zorah. This neighbourhood of Al Zorah consists of beachfront residences, beach club, boardwalk, high-end resorts and a linear park.
The Fairways is a mixed-use community of Al Zorah featuring 18-hole golf course with a clubhouse, gym and wellness centre. The apartments, townhouses and villas are arranged to maximize the views of the golf course, mangroves and lakes. Golf Villas and Golf Estates are two sub-communities of The Fairways. It is one of the top off-plan projects in Ajman.
Another sub-community in the area is The Coves. It is a residential and hotel neighbourhood with a series of three marinas. The Gates offers retail facilities and high-rise towers while The Avenues consists of leisure destinations, retail centres and a central marina.
HOTELS IN AL ZORAH
Hotels in Al Zorah are:
- The Oberoi Beach Resort Al Zorah
- LUX* Al Zorah
- Caravana Al Zorah Resort
The Oberoi Beach Resort Al Zorah is a 5-star hotel in The Shores, Al Zorah. It is one of the best hotels for staycations in Ajman. The resort features 74-sea facing rooms in low-rise buildings and 15 glass-fronted 1, 2 and 3-bedroom villas. It has two main restaurants, a bar and a poolside lounge. The 85-metre infinity pool, wooden boardwalk and spa are other facilities of the hotel.
LUX* Al Zorah is another 5-star hotel in the neighbourhood featuring a variety of rooms, private villas and several entertainment venues. It has two restaurants, two bars, a café and tea house. The resort also has top-notch wellness and sports facilities including yoga sessions, kitesurfing, boating and much more. The resort will be open to guests in 2021.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL ZORAH
Parking in Al Zorah isn’t a hassle as residents get dedicated parking areas in houses and apartment buildings.
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IN AL ZORAH
Since the community is under development, residents will have to drive to the neighbouring areas to avail public transportation. The nearest bus stations are Ajman Marina Stop, Ajman Saray Hotel bus stop and Al Musalla bus station. All these bus stations are located within a 14 to 16-minute drive.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR AL ZORAH
The day-to-day grocery shopping isn’t a hassle for residents as supermarkets near Al Zorah are accessible within a 10-minute drive. Paradise Supermarket LLC, Freshly Supermarket and Shuaa Al Madina Supermarket are a few of the grocery stores nearby the community. Residents can also find some of the best supermarkets in Ajman in the neighbouring areas like Nesto Hypermarket, Suncity Hypermarket and Big Mart Hypermarket.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES NEAR AL ZORAH
Muslim community members can offer daily and congregational prayers in mosques near Al Zorah. Sheikh Zayed Mosque Ajman, Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Mosque and Suraqqah Bin Malik Mosque are within easy reach of residents.
Those following Christianity can visit churches near Al Zorah after driving for around 10-minutes towards the south. These include Winners Chapel International Ajman and Greater Light of God Church Ajman. Hindu fellows will have to drive to Dubai to visit temples.
SCHOOLS NEAR AL ZORAH
Parents with school-going children can find some of the best schools in Ajman a short drive away from Al Zorah. Ajman American Private School is one of them. It follows the American curriculum from Kindergarten to Grade 12 students. The school has state-of-the-art facilities such as an indoor sports hall, transportation service and a medical clinic. It is located a 10-minute drive away from the residential community. Other schools near Al Zorah include Pakistani School Ajman and Royal Academy Ajman.
Top universities in Ajman are located in the neighbouring communities of Al Zorah. Gulf Medical University in Al Jurf area is one of the popular educational institutes in the emirate offering undergraduate and postgraduate programs in different fields such as medicine, dentistry and pharmacy. Another university near Al Zorah is Ajman University which has 9 colleges offering 36 graduate and undergraduate programs. Both the universities are accessible in a 10-minute drive via Al Ittihad Street.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN AL ZORAH
Skin and Teeth Medical Centre in Al Zorah has a team of qualified doctors offering quality medical services for Orthodontics, dental implants, laser hair removal and other skin diseases. The medical centre also has a slimming clinic where modern equipment and technology is utilized for the treatment. Derma Art Clinic is another facility in the neighbourhood providing skin and laser treatments. Some of the best hospitals in Ajman are located a short drive away from Al Zorah. These include Ajman Speciality General Hospital, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Ajman and NMC Medical Centre Ajman.
Key residential areas of the emirate are located near Al Zorah. To the south of the neighbourhood, Al Bustan and Al Nakhil are situated while Al Jurf and Al Jurf Industrial Area are located to the east of Al Zorah. Other residential areas near Al Zorah include Musherief and Al Rashidiya. Al Ittihad Street connects the neighbourhood to Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain is a 20-minute drive.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN AL ZORAH
Flamingo Mall in Al Zorah is a one-stop shopping destination for residents of the neighbourhood. They can also visit some of the best malls in Ajman in a short drive such as City Centre Ajman, Safeer Mall and Ajman China Mall. City Centre Ajman is one of the popular malls in Ajman with around 79 shopping outlets of local and international brands. It also has Carrefour hypermarket, VOX Cinema, Magic Planet and a wide range of dining options. It is located a 13-minute drive away in the neighbouring community.
RESTAURANTS IN AL ZORAH
There is no shortage of restaurants in Al Zorah. Aquario at The Oberoi Beach Resort Al Zorah is a seafood restaurant offering fresh and quality seafood items in lunch and dinner while The Grove Restaurant at Al Zorah Golf Club is one of the best shisha places in Ajman. Litchy Sushi Lounge and Thanani at The Pavilion are other dining options in the community. Al Zorah Marina 1 is home to a diverse range of F&B outlets such as Colorato, Aquabrown Coffee, Z Lounge, Operation Falafel And the cruise floating restaurant Marsa Ajman. Ajman Corniche is located towards the south of Al Zorah which is home to some of the best restaurants of the emirate such as Bukhara, Sultan Saray and Themar Al Bahar Restaurant. These top restaurants in Ajman Corniche are accessible within a 20-minute drive.
BEACHES IN AL ZORAH
Since the community is located on the coastline, residents can easily access the sandy beaches in Al Zorah. Al Zorah Public beach and the beach resorts at Al Zorah are popular among visitors for water sports activities and other beach activities. Camping at Caravana Al Zorah is one of the best things to do in Ajman where guests can book the fully furnished caravans and enjoy quad biking, horse riding and kayaking.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
One of the notable landmarks and popular leisure destinations of the neighbourhood is Al Zorah Natural Reserve. There are more than 60 species of birds including pink flamingos, egret and herons making it a haven for residents and migratory birds. With seven kilometres of waterfront, two kilometres of beach and a tidal creek, Al Zorah Natural Reserve has become an epitome for waterborne activities. The best way to explore the mangrove is by kayak which is even suitable for novice paddlers. The Al Zorah Mangroves is recognized as a Wetland of International Importance by the Ramsar Convention.
Al Zorah Golf Club is a par-72 course crafted by Nicklaus Design and managed by Troon Golf. The golf course set amidst the naturally-preserved striking mangroves and flowing dunes. It also has a clubhouse with lounge areas, outdoor pools and a fine dining restaurant.
Caravana Al Zorah is one of the popular camping sites in Ajman. Guests can rent and stay overnight in the well-maintained caravans. The outdoor activities at the resort include horse riding, kayaking and quad biking. Marina 1 is another leisure spot in the neighbourhood. It boasts a 100,000 sq. m. creekside development and home to more than 15 food & beverage outlets, a recreational park and much more. NORDIC STAR, the Italian-built 37m luxury yacht is also available at Marina 1 Al Zorah for charter for a variety of purposes.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
The neighbourhood offers a wide range of outdoor activities for both adults and children. The natural trails offer space for cycling and jogging while the elderly can even take a stroll on dedicated walkways. The carefully planned playgrounds for children have sports facilities for basketball, volleyball and soccer. The community will also feature a water sports centre which will be equipped with motorized and non-motorized sports facilities. The Seaplane Tours will be conducted by SeaWings for visitors in which they can enjoy the scenic aerial views of Ajman’s landscape.
For those interested in conducting workout sessions on modern exercise equipment can head to My30 Minutes Gym in Al Zorah. Ladies can unwind in some of the finest spas in Al Zorah located in The Oberoi Beach Resort and LUX* Al Zorah. Other beauty salons include 90’s Beauty Salon and Moon Village Massage and Relaxation Centre.
Al Zorah Marina 1 will feature multipurpose event space where one can host professional trade exhibitions, concerts, wedding ceremonies and gala dinners.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Al Zorah is an ideal residential community for those looking for luxurious beachfront living. However, the area is currently under development and residents will have to wait for moving in the residences.
FAQS About Al Zorah
Where is Al Zorah located?
Al Zorah is a seaside community located on the north-western end of Ajman along the Arabian Sea. The famous Al Ittihad Street runs along with the community that connects it to the neighbouring emirates.