ABOUT BANIYAS EAST
Located along Baniyas East is a sub-community in Baniyas, Abu Dhabi. This is an urban community which also reflects the culture and heritage of the emirate. Developed by Baniyas Investment & Development Company (BIDC), the sub-community features villas and apartments amidst excellent amenities.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Amenities within easy access
- Facilities that promote an active lifestyle
- Part of a rapidly developing neighbourhood
- Ideal for young professionals, couples and families
Baniyas East is a mixed-used community part of a luxurious development in Abu Dhabi. Some of the highlights of the community include:
- Baniyas Lake
- Baniyas Sports and Cultural Club
- Baniyas East Park
Not to mention, the community is also well connected to the rest of emirate.
PROPERTIES IN BANIYAS EAST
Let's now talk about properties in Banyias East. The sub-community comprises of both apartments and villas. Apartments range from studios to 3-bed flats and villas are found in 3 to 5-bedroom configurations.
All apartment units include a bedroom, bathroom and a living/dining area. As far as facilities are concerned, these apartments include central airconditioning, 24-hour security and a dedicated underground parking space.
- Studios for rent in Baniyas East are priced upwards of AED 25k, yearly
- 1-bedroom apartments can be rented for an average price of AED 34k
- Rental prices for 2 BHK units in Baniyas East range from AED 46k to AED 85k
- The average price for 3-bed flats in Baniyas East is AED 65k
Families, on the other hand, can opt for 3, 4 and 5-bedroom villas in the sub-community. These homes have covered areas ranging from 2,500 sq. ft. to 11,200 sq. ft. The villas for rent in Baniyas East are priced between AED 80k and AED 200k.
- Prices for a 3-bed villa in Baniyas East ranges from AED 80k to AED 150k
- You can rent a 5-bed villa in Baniyas East for AED 200k
The villas features bedrooms with attached bathrooms that come with built-in wardrobes and walk-in closets. Residents also get balcony access from the bedrooms. In addition, there’s a storage area, maid’s room, study room and a laundry room. Moreover, the kitchen comes fully fitted with built-in cupboards, and it is separate from a spacious living and dining area.
The interior of these homes is defined by high-beam ceilings and large windows for natural lighting. And finally, the outdoor area includes a private gated entrance and a landscaped garden.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN BANIYAS EAST
Buses and taxis are the main modes of public transportation in Baniyas East. There are several bus stations within walking distance in the wider community. In addition, taxis are also readily available nearby.
As far as parking spaces in Baniyas East are concerned, most residents get their separate spaces for their vehicles. Visitors also can find spaces outside the residential properties.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN BANIYAS EAST
In terms of amenities, residents can find several ‘baqalas’ (grocery stores) and supermarkets in Baniyas East. Major venues for day to day shopping in the sub-community include Carrefour Hypermarket and Wallmart Hypermarket.
MOSQUES IN BANIYAS EAST
Another noteworthy facet of this sub-community is the abundance of mosques within the vicinity. Mosques in Baniyas East include Al Rashid Mosque, Masjid Nawawi and Baniyas Mosque.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP IN IN BANIYAS EAST
Among worship places of other faiths, there are several churches near Baniyas East. These are located within a 20-minute distance by car in the nearby Mussafah area. Examples include The Armenian Church of Abu Dhabi, Mar Thoma Church and St. Paul’s Church.
Likewise, one can find temples near Baniyas East within a 25-minute distance. These include a Sikh gurudwara by the name of ‘New Gurudwara’ and the BAPS Hindu Mandir.
SCHOOLS IN BANIYAS EAST
One of the things that make this sub-community a family-friendly neighbourhood is the availability of excellent educational facilities. Top schools in Baniyas East include:
- Baniyas International Private School
- GEMS Cambridge International School
- Future Leaders International Private
Students can choose from a variety of curriculums. For example, Baniyas International Private School follows the American curriculum whereas GEMS Cambridge school offers the British curriculum.
On the other hand, GEMS prepares students for the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), the Advanced Subsidiary (AS) and A-Level Examinations.
Finally, the Future Leaders International Private school is yet another excellent educational facility that ensures students will attain their learning objectives against national and international (EMSAT, Ministry and MAP) standards.
In addition, there are a couple of nurseries in Baniyas East as well, such as:
- Barney Home Nursery
- Al Suroor Kindergarten
- Al Fursan Kindergarten
When it comes to higher education, students can head to Al Ain University of Science and Technology and Abu Dhabi University, both located in Mussafah.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN BANIYAS EAST
Another highlight of the sub-community is the availability of excellent healthcare facilities. Hospitals in Baniyas East include:
- Al Salama Hospital
- Al Salama One Day Surgery Center
- Mediclinic Baniyas
Al Salama Hospital is considered one of the leading hospitals in the city with state-of-the-art advanced surgical facilities. In addition, the hospital has facilities for scanning, imageology, multi-channel ECG, laparoscopy and endo-urology.
Mediclinic Baniyas is also a great medical facility in the community, providing a range of medical services like dermatology and ENT. In addition, there are a couple of clinics in the wider community as well, such as:
- Al Riyadh Medical Clinic
- Healthline Medical Centre
Likewise, speciality clinics in Baniyas include Safe Care Dental Clinic, Hala Dental Clinic and Lumiere Skin Clinic.
The master community is located towards the south of Abu Dhabi and major areas in the city are with easy reach by car. Nearby areas include:
These areas neighbour Bayinas East, whereas Mussafah is also located closeby.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR BANIYAS EAST
Moving on, there are a couple of malls near Baniyas East to serve the shopping needs of the sub-community. These include:
- Baniyas Co-operative Society
- Bawabat Al Sharq Mall
- Mafraq Mall
A small community mall by the name of Baniyas Co-operative Society is just 8 minutes away and features a couple of stores, eateries and services.
Then there’s the Bawabat Al Sharq Mall, which is considered one of the best shopping and leisure destinations in Abu Dhabi. The mall features 300 shops along with a Carrefour Hypermarket. Some major stores at this mall include Sephora, Yas Perfumes, Victoria’s Secret, Plethora and Inglot.
Finally, one can also shop at Mafraq Mall, located just 5 minutes away from Baniyas East. It is a great place for those who wish to do home shopping with convenience.
RESTAURANTS NEAR BANIYAS EAST
There are several restaurants in Baniyas East serving a variety of Asian and Arabian Cuisines. Some popular eateries in the sub-community include:
- Emirates Flower Cafeteria
- Mabrook Restaurant
- Pizza Hut
- Kuwaiti Cuisine
- Mandi Palace Restaurant
Then you have a wide selection of restaurants at Bawabat Al Sharq Mall. Some examples are as follows:
- Biryani Pot
- The Yellow Chilli by Sanjeev Kapoor
- Shakespeare and Co.
- La Brioche
Not to mention, there are a couple of restaurants in the nearby Mafraq area, such as Ahl Aldar Cuisine & Grills and Faraj Al Mansoury Restaurant.
BEACHES NEAR BANIYAS EAST
For those who love the beach, the sub-community is located at a 30-minute drive from some excellent beaches and resorts in the city. Beaches near Baniyas East include Yas Beach and Abu Dhabi Beach. The former also has a beach club, where you can engage in a host of water sports and other related activities.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
When it comes to leisure activities, residents of Baniyas East have several entertainment options within easy access. The hub of these activities is the aforementioned Al Sharq Mall which includes:
- Novo Cinemas
- Wanasa Land
Wanasa Land is an indoor amusement park for people of all ages. Activities that you can enjoy there include paintballing, indoor rock-climbing, bowling, billiards and arcade gaming.
Those who love cars and racing can take a 20-minute trip to reach Ferrari World. This is a Ferrari-themed complex featuring thrilling rides and a car factory tour. You can also take part in driving simulations at this complex.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
There’s much in Baniyas East to promote an active lifestyle. For example, the Baniyas East Park offers several facilities for exercise, relaxation and recreation. There are also some parking spots near the park as well.
Moreover, the sub-community is also home to the Baniyas Sports and Cultural Club that has facilities for football, volleyball, handball, table tennis and fencing. The club is also home to the Baniyas football team which plays several matches at the venue.
In addition, cricket lovers will be interested to know that Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium is just an 18-minute drive away from the sub-community.
Fitness enthusiasts can head to gyms near Baniyas East which include:
- Fitness First
- Iron Palace Gym
- Metrofitt Gym
Moreover, salons near the sub-community include:
- Jawhara Al Alam Saloon
- Ruby Salon
- Sugar Beauty Salon
Men can head to Abdul Salam Hairdressing for their personal grooming.
Community events in Baniyas East primarily include sports matches at the community club. One can also head to Bawabat Al Sharq Mall to engage in occasional shopping and cultural events.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
All in all, Baniyas East is a great place for those looking for a family-friendly environment. It has various amenities, but most of all, a relaxed environment. Properties in the sub-community are also quite affordable. Residents, however, have to deal with traffic congestion when travelling to and from the city centre, especially during peak hours.
- Located along Al Ain Road, Abu Dhabi
- 30 minutes from E11, Abu Dhabi
- Mussafah is 22 minutes away
- Abu Dhabi International Airport is 20 minutes away