ABOUT BAWABAT AL SHARQ
Bawabat Al Sharq is a residential community in Abu Dhabi. Located in the district of Baniyas, the residential area offers a mix of apartments and villas. The residents can find various facilities within the community including a mall, cinema and clinics.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Located in Baniyas, Abu Dhabi
- Offers villas and apartments
- A well-facilitated area with healthcare facilities and various retail options
- Close to Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium
Bawabat Al Sharq is a family-friendly community boasting a range of residences. Offering a variety of villas and apartments, the area has no shortage of everyday facilities. The area enjoys quick access to:
- Schools and nurseries
- Medical facilities
- Shopping mall
One can also find various options for entertainment and leisure in the vicinity. Baniyas Sports and Cultural Club is easily accessible. Moreover, residents can quickly reach Novo Cinemas in Bawabat Al Sharq Mall.
PROPERTIES IN BAWABAT AL SHARQ
The residential properties in Bawabat Al Sharq comprise apartments and villas. Most villas for sale in the community have 3 to 5 bedrooms. Ranging from studio to 3-bedroom apartments, the flats for sale in the area span 600 sq. ft. to 4,500 sq. ft. Many apartment buildings in the community are mid-rise, boasting a number of facilities for residents. These include high-speed elevators, gyms and central air conditioning.
- The average price of 1-bedroom apartments in Bawabat Al Sharq is AED 645k. The floor plans for these apartments start with 830 sq. ft.
- The 2-bedroom apartments for sale range from AED 1.2M to AED 1.3M. These apartments span 1,650 sq. ft. to 1,700 sq. ft.
Those looking to rent an apartment in Bawabat Al Sharq can find various options. These apartments are moderately priced and offer various amenities to the tenants.
- The average rent for a studio apartment is AED 40k per annum.
- Those looking for a 1-bedroom apartment can expect a yearly rent of AED 55k per year.
- 2-bedroom apartments for rent average at AED 90k yearly.
- Those looking for a 3-bed flat will find rental prices ranging from AED 110k to AED 120k per annum.
The villas for rent in Bawabat Al Sharq span 3,200 sq. ft. to 5,000 sq. ft. Most villas in the community are in 3 to 5-bedroom configurations. Built with spacious floor plans, the villas boast modern fittings and high-quality fixtures.
- The rent for 3-bedroom villas averages at AED 150k per annum.
- The average rent for 4-bedroom villas in Bawabat Al Sharq is AED 160k per year.
- Those looking to rent a 5-bedroom villa can expect a rental price around AED 170k yearly.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN BAWABAT AL SHARQ
Currently, there are no bus stops in the area. As for transportation in Bawabat Al Sharq, residents prefer to hail a cab or use their own vehicles.
Residents in both apartments and villas get parking spaces in Bawabat Al Sharq. Most villas have more than one car parking as well.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN BAWABAT AL SHARQ
The popular grocery chain Carrefour is one of the supermarkets in Bawabat Al Sharq. The supermarket is located in Bawabat Al Sharq Mall which is positioned in the centre of the community. There are a number of other supermarkets near the community including Shaheen Supermarket and Baniyas Co-Operative Society.
MOSQUES NEAR BAWABAT AL SHARQ
The residents can easily go to a mosque for daily prayers. There are several mosques near Bawabat Al Sharq such as Bakhita Ketbi Mosque, Bani Yas Mosque and Hamooda Bin Ali Mosque.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR BAWABAT AL SHARQ
The church-goers can find several churches near Bawabat Al Sharq. These include The Armenian Church of Abu Dhabi, Mar Thoma Church and St. Paul’s Church. The churches can be reached within 18 to 20-minute drive.
The Sikh residents can head to Mussafah where New Gurudwara Abu Dhabi is located. The temple can be reached under 20 minutes. As for Hindu residents, BAPS Hindu Mandir is located a 25-minute drive away.
SCHOOLS IN BAWABAT AL SHARQ
Parents with school-going children can find nurseries and schools in Bawabat Al Sharq and its nearby areas. The nearest schools are:
- GEMS Cambridge International School
- Global Indian International School
- Reach British School
GEMS Cambridge International School is located in Bawabat Al Sharq. The school is a popular choice among parents in the area. Offering education in accordance with the British curriculum, the school provides high-quality academic experience to the students. Global Indian International School offers CBSE curriculum and is located a 6-minute drive away. Accessible within a 9 minute’s drive, Reach British School offers a British curriculum.
Nurseries near Bawabat Al Sharq include:
- Barney Home Nursery
- IQ Kids Nursery
- Little Acorns Nursery
The residents pursuing higher education find a few universities near the community. Abu Dhabi University is just an 11-minute drive away. Moreover, Al Ain University of Science and Technology in Mohamed Bin Zayed City is 18 minutes away.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR BAWABAT AL SHARQ
The residents can find the following hospitals near Bawabat Al Sharq:
- Mediclinic Baniyas
- Al Salama Hospital
- Bareen International Hospital
Al Salama Hospital is the nearest medical centre for residents and can be reached within a 7 minute’s drive. The hospital offers quality healthcare facilities along with 24/7 emergency services. Mediclinic Baniyas is also located within Baniyas hence it is a short distance from Bawabat Al Sharq. Located a 9 to 10-minute drive away, the residents can visit the hospital in case of medical emergencies. The hospital offers premium healthcare facilities in various medical fields.
The residents will find several clinics in Bawabat Al Sharq. There are a few within the vicinity as well. These include:
- Lumiere Skin Clinic
- Safe Care Dental Clinic
Lumiere Skin Clinic and Cosmesurge clinic are located in Bawabat Al Sharq Mall which is located in the centre of the community. Safe Care Dental Clinic is also located within the locality.
Situated in the district of Baniyas, the locality has easy access to the following nearby areas:
The community is also close to Al Shawamekh.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN BAWABAT AL SHARQ
The residents in the area can find various options for shopping within easy reach. These include:
- Bawabat Al Sharq Mall
- Baniyas Mall
- Mafraq Mall
Bawabat Al Sharq Mall is a shopping mall in Bawabat Al Sharq. Residents can conveniently reach the mall when in the mood for shopping. The mall boasts a variety of retail centres including popular brands such as Charles & Keith, Skechers, Sephora, Inglot and Mango. One can also find pharmacies, clinics, bookshops, a cinema and a hypermarket in the mall.
Baniyas Mall is a short drive away. The mall boasts a variety of local shops and a number of food outlets. Mafraq Mall is also a 7-minute drive from Bawabat Al Sharq.
RESTAURANTS IN BAWABAT AL SHARQ
The dining scene in the community is quite diverse. The residents can find several restaurants in Bawabat Al Sharq. The most popular ones are:
- Mande Palace Restaurant
- Zambar Restaurant
- Shakespeare and Co.
- La Brioche
- Tim Hortons
- Ramsi Restaurant
- Light Life Restaurant
BEACHES NEAR BAWABAT AL SHARQ
It will take about half an hour for the residents to reach Abu Dhabi’s beachside destinations. Many head out to Yas Beach for a fun day alongside the crystal clear waves. The beach offers various activities including watersports. Other options include Corniche Beach and Al Bateen Beach.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The residents can go to the following places for entertainment:
- Baniyas Sports and Cultural Club
- Novo Cinemas in Bawabat Al Sharq Mall
- Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium
Baniyas Sports and Cultural Club is a short distance from the community. The club offers various sports activities including handball, table tennis, volleyball and football. In addition to this, the club also organises cultural activities for the youngsters. The vision of the club is to motivate the youngsters to excel in sports.
When in the mood for a movie, the residents can go to Novo Cinemas in Bawabat Al Sharq Mall which is easily reachable. Cricket fans living in the community are pleased about the fact that Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium is a short drive away.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
The residents can head to the nearby parks to spend quality time with family. Bani Yas Public Park and Al Jazeera Park are both 10 to 13 minutes away.
There are various gyms in Bawabat Al Sharq. The residents can opt for the following gyms:
- Fitness First
- MetroFitt Men Only
- Veneto Men’s Center
There are numerous salons and spas in Bawabat Al Sharq as well such as:
- Nayomi Beauty Salon
- Sugar Beauty Lounge
- Zahrat Al Batul - Beauty Salon for Ladies
Nayomi Beauty Salon and Sugar Beauty Lounge are located in Bawabat Al Sharq Mall which is easily accessible by residents.
Bawabat Al Sharq Mall organises a number of events for visitors throughout the year. These include commemorative days such as Mother’s Day and UAE National Day. The community mall also hosts several shopping festivals.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
The residents can join a few groups on Facebook to keep up with the eventful life of Bawabat Al Sharq. These include Bawabat Al Sharq Clan and Bawabat Al Sharq Villas and Apartments.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The community offers elegant villas and well-constructed apartments. Residents can find various facilities within easy reach. However, there are no bus stops within the community and residents will have to rely on taxis.