ABOUT Falaj Al Mualla
Falaj Al Mualla is a small oasis town in Umm Al Quwain. The area is popular for its historical fort and three watchtowers (east, west and north) that guard the fertile wadi.
The place has been associated with farming; there are about 5,000 date palms in the oasis. It is also home to the first poultry farm in the UAE. The community boasts residential plots and some expansive villas with up to 5 bedrooms.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Formerly known as Falaj Al Ali
- Home to Falaj Al Mualla Fort
- Mainly popular for farming
- Offers residential plots and villas
Falaj Al Mualla has fertile lands where farming activities are carried out throughout the year. It also has historical importance due to the presence of forts and watchtowers. Being part of the Umm Al Quwain city, Falaj Al Mualla residents enjoy quick access to historic attractions and numerous amenities.
Properties in Falaj Al Mualla
Properties in Falaj Al Mualla consists of villas and residential plots. A 5-bedroom villa has a covered area of 18,168 sq. ft. featuring three master bedrooms, four bathrooms, a kitchen and a lounge. The sales price of a 5-bedroom spacious villa is about AED 1.2M. Residential plots of land in the area span around 14,631 sq. ft.
Transportation and Parking Spaces in Falaj Al Mualla
Parking in Falaj Al Mualla is hassle-free for residents as villas in the area feature dedicated parking lots. Also, street parking is widely accessible for visitors.
Public Transportation in Falaj Al Mualla
One can travel via public transportation in Falaj Al Mualla through buses and taxis. Bus route E700 passes through the area.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Supermarkets in Falaj Al Mualla
There are many supermarkets in Falaj Al Mualla, UAQ. Farhan Food Stuff, Fida Al Madeena Supermarket and Al Saleemath Supermarket are all located at a 2-minute drive. Asem Supermarket, Supermarket Tabark and Khalfan Fruits&Veg are some other stores nearby.
Churches, Mosques and Temples in Falaj Al Mualla
There are no churches in Umm Al Quwain. However, Muslims residents can find some mosques in Falaj Al Mualla. Ammar Bin Yaser Mosque, Mosque Sheikha Hind, Al Hisn Mosque and Urwah ibn Masoud Mosque are 5 minutes away.
Schools and Universities in Falaj Al Mualla
Schools in Falaj Al Mualla include Alebda High School, Al Shaimaa Primary School and Al Sabah Indian Private School. Other local schools in the area are Al Falaj Mualla School, STS School and Majid Al Aoual School.
Nurseries near Falaj Al Mualla are Suheela Advanced Kindergarten, Nursery Al Dhaid and Hatem Al Taee Boy’s School for basic and secondary education. All these are located at a short distance from the residential area.
Clinics and Hospitals in Falaj Al Mualla
Residents can seek medical care from a number of clinics in Falaj Al Mualla, Umm Al Quwain. Ministry of Health Primary Health Center is close by. Dhaid Medical Centre, Al Batayeh Health Centre and NASC are also in the vicinity. All these clinics provide quality healthcare by professionals and are conveniently accessible.
The community is an immediate neighbour to Al Dhaid and Al Rashidiya. It also close to the residential areas of Al Zubair and Al Bataeh in Sharjah.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
Malls near Falaj Al Mualla
Al Dhaid Mall is the most popular mall near Falaj Al Mualla. It is a well-maintained shopping destination with numerous retail options and fashion outlets. Palm Discount Centre is another shopping centre located at an 18-minute drive. Other local shops in the area are Al Seeb Mobile Phone Trading and Al Dolphine Al Azraq Trading Center.
Restaurants in Falaj Al Mualla
There are a number of local restaurants in Falaj Al Mualla. Samin Alhafra Restaurant, Al Helal Restaurant and Shamiat Cafeteria are at a short drive from the residential area. Salmin Alhafra Restaurant is quite popular offering takeaway options. It also serves breakfast items. Other eateries in the vicinity are Shamiat Cafeteria, Mumtaz Mahal Restaurant and Crash Burger.
BEACHES NEAR Falaj Al Mualla
The inland area is quite far from beaches. Residents can get to Umm Al Quwain Beach after a 40-minute drive. The Oberoi Beach Resort Al Zorah is also located at a 43-minute long drive.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The most popular landmark in the community is Falaj Al Mualla Fort. The fort was built under the supervision of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Rashid Al Mualla in 1825. There is a museum called Al Hasen that features archaeological and ethnological displays. The Flagstaff Emirates is a tourist attraction, around 3 minutes away. Dhaid Botanical Garden and Ghulam Garden are other popular leisure destinations in the area.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
There are a number of parks in the area. Suhaila Park, Al Hisn Ladies Park and Tahil Park are all in proximity. Al Bataeh Ladies Park and Sharjah Police Desert Park are also popular among families.
Moreover, residents can keep fit at One gym & fitness, Al Isar Gym and Royal Fitness Centre.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Falaj Al Mualla UAE is a good place to reside in but those who are moving must consider a few things. First, the area doesn’t have bustling urban vibes and lacks some amenities you can find in the city. There are fewer fancy restaurants, limited access to beaches and limited public transportation.
FAQs about Falaj Al Mualla
Where is Falaj Al Mualla located?
The community is located in Umm Al Quwain.
What is Falaj Al Mualla Fort location?
The historical fort in Falaj Al Mualla is near Al Shawi Supermarket.
What are the timings of Falaj Al Mualla Fort?
The fort remains open Monday to Thursday from 08:00 am to 02:00 pm and from 03:00 pm to 08:00 pm. It remains open from 03:00 pm to 08:00 pm on Fridays.
- A 36-minute long drive to Mangrove tour site in UAQ
- More than 30 minutes away from the main city
- Direct access to the main road connecting to the emirate of Sharjah