ABOUT FLAMINGO VILLAS
Flamingo Villas is a sub-community of Mina Al Arab where residential units are situated along the shoreline. Located beside Sheikh Muhammad Bin Salem Road, the locality offers a perfect place to live in, for large families. It is the master project of RAK Properties.
The neighbourhood is home to landscaping, coastal wetlands and natural beaches. It is a high-end community that offers luxurious townhouses and villas comprised of 2 and 3 bedrooms.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A coastal residential community offering villas and townhouses
- Family-friendly environment
- Features 2 and 3-bedroom deluxe villas
- Situated along E11 that connects the neighbourhood with other communities
Flamingo Villas is a self-contained community that has all the facilities available within close proximity.
Popular points of interest in the community are:
- Well-proportioned swimming pool
- A safe children’s paddling pool
- Children’s play area
- Lush green gardens
The community also has a sports court for children with fun recreational equipment. Residents can enjoy a safe and secure environment along with easy access to major spots of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK).
PROPERTIES IN FLAMINGO VILLAS
Properties in Flamingo Villas have 2 and 3-bedroom residential units. The built-up area of these units range from 1,875 sq. ft. to 2,215 sq. ft. Villas on rent are offered at economical prices.
- 2-bedroom villas on rent are available at an average price of AED 60k per annum
- Rental range of 3-bedroom villas is AED 65k to AED 68k per year
Other than villas, one can rent townhouses in the area as well.
- 2-bedroom townhouses on rent range from AED 60k per year to AED 68k per year
- The average rent of 3-bedroom townhouses is AED 85k per year
Flamingo Villas is a growing investment hub and that’s why investors are showing great interest in the property there. One can buy villas in the neighbourhood at a reasonable price.
- The sale price of 3-bed house villas starts from AED 1.2M and goes up to AED 1.9M
The villas and townhouses in the community have a living room, study room, guest room and furnished kitchen. The built-in wardrobes in bedrooms with attached balcony and ensuite bathrooms make these residential units an ideal place to live in.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN FLAMINGO VILLAS
When it comes to parking spaces in Flamingo Villas, residents have nothing to worry about. Each residential unit has been allotted separate parking spaces. Streets of the community have ample parking space for visitors as well.
It is more practical if residents have their own vehicle to commute a long distance. As the community is expanding and new projects are coming up, transportation in Flamingo Villas will become easy for residents with access to bus stops and metro stations.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR FLAMINGO VILLAS
Residents can find numerous supermarkets near Flamingo Villas. There is Choithrams Supermarket situated along Mina Al Arab Road at a distance of 4 minutes from the neighbourhood. The fresh vegetables, fruits, meat, bread and various other items of daily need are available at Choithrams.
US-based Bloom Supermarket, which is on a 6-minute drive via Shaikh Muhammad Bin Saleem Road E11 is another option for grocery shopping. Other supermarkets that residents can visit are Al Mondial Grocery, 9 minutes away and Al Nad Grocery, 7 minutes away.
MOSQUES NEAR FLAMINGO VILLAS
There are several mosques near Flamingo Villas. The nearest one is Al Rifaa Mosque located at a 6-minute drive. Other nearby mosques are Masjid Albaraa Bin Azaib, 9 minutes away and Abdullah Al Sharhan Mosque, 6-minute away.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR FLAMINGO VILLAS
Christian fellows of the community can find a number of churches near Flamingo Villas. At a 15-minute drive via Shaikh Muhammad Bin Salem Road E11, is St. Anthony of Padua Church. RAK Evangelical Church Centre is 16 minutes away while St. Luke’s Anglican Church is on a 15-minute drive from the neighbourhood.
SCHOOLS NEAR FLAMINGO VILLAS
A few of the nursery options nearby are:
- Chubby Cheeks Nursery
- Little Treasure Nursery
- Red Bus Nursery
Residents can find various schools near Flamingo Villas including:
- Al Jazeera Al Hamra Boys School for Basic and Secondary Education
- Emirates National School
- The International School of Choueifat
Located 12 minutes away, Emirates National School offers education programs for kindergarten to grade 12. The curriculum of ENS is based upon the requirements prescribed by the UAE Ministry of Education and the Common Core standards. Al Jazeera Al Hamra Boys School can be accessed in 5-minutes via Shaikh Muhammad Bin Salem Road E11 while The International School of Choueifat is on a 16-minute drive.
For those looking for higher education institutions, one can find several colleges and universities nearby. HCT Ras Al Khaimah Men’s College and HCT Ras Al Khaimah Women’s College is 24-minutes away from the locality. One of the well reputed dental education institutions, RAK College of Dental Sciences can be accessed in 22 minutes while RAK College of Nursing is 21-minutes’ drive away.
Located at 27 minutes drive, American University of Ras Al Khaimah offers a wide range of programs in different educational fields including arts, engineering, business and research. Other universities near Flamingo Villas are Abasyn University, 13 minutes away and the University of West London, 14 minutes away.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR FLAMINGO VILLAS
Residents can visit the following clinics near Flamingo Villas:
- Al Jazeera Medical Clinic
- Kaya Skin Clinic
- National Medical Clinic
Al Jazeera Medical Clinic is 6-minutes’ drive away from the locality. With more than 36 qualified dermatologists, Kaya Skin Clinic is located at a short drive of 15 minutes to provide the best skin care treatment.
At a drive of 21 minutes away, RAK Hospital is there to provide international quality health care to the patients. The unmatched tradition of hospitality at RAK Hospital makes it the first choice of the families. Other hospitals near Flamingo Villas include Shaikh Khalifa Speciality Hospital and Saqr Hospital.
The residential areas near Flamingo Villas are:
- Julphar Towers
- Al Hamra Village
Located at a short drive of 14-minutes, Al Hamra Village is one of the popular and closest residential communities. The locality offers a variety of attractions and places of interest. Al Hamra is also considered as one of the best places to live in RAK. In the western side of the neighbourhood, Malibu is another famous residential area people are looking forward to.
Popular entertainment spots near Flamingo Villas includes:
- RAK Track
- Al Marjan Island
- Saqr Park
Riding a kart on karting track is one of the adventurous activity and best thing to do in RAK. At RAK Track, one can pick up the ride and race to the finish line with all the best-provided services by the administration. Children above the age of 7 are also allowed to take part in the race.
Al Marjan Island is a cluster of four man-made islands extends on turquoise waters around Ras Al Khaimah. With the variety of water sports and leisure activities, the whole family can enjoy a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The children’s play area, availability of bike on rent, 3 lush green parks and 12-hour music festival makes it Party Island.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR FLAMINGO VILLAS
There are several shopping malls dotted near the locality which can be accessed within 15-20 minutes drive. A few of the popular shopping malls near Flamingo Villas are,
- Al Hamra Mall
- Manar Mall
- RAK Mall
With over 120 retailers, one can find ample options for designer clothing, electronic appliances, grocery, makeup cosmetics and many more at Al Hamra Mall. Located at 9-minutes of drive, Al Hamra Mall is among the most beautiful shopping malls of RAK due to its distinctive and traditional Arabic design.
Manar Mall is another one-stop shop destination for customers. With a wide range of international brands’ outlets, Manar Mall has become the first priority of residents. Located at 21-minutes away, the anchor stores at Manar Mall include Carrefour and Paris Gallery. Novo Cinema and Funcity Entertainment are making the shopping mall a family entertainment spot. The assistance services such as banks and ATM, free Wi-Fi, shuttle bus service from Al Hamra Mall is making shopping a facile.
RESTAURANTS NEAR FLAMINGO VILLAS
A few of the popular and well-known food brands can be enjoyed by residents at Al Hamra Mall including:
- Johnny Rockets
- Pizza Express
- Caffe Nero
- Baskin Robin
- Sumo Sushi and Bento
If one is looking for more dine-in options, these are a few of the restaurants near Flamingo Villas:
- KPOP Chicken
- De Galera Marinero Restaurant
- Al Moohit Restaurant
Named on the popular music genre of South Korea, KPOP Chicken offers the best Korean cuisine in the town. Situated along Mina Al Arab Road, Chicken Bulgogi Fried Rice of the place is one of the bestsellers. Known for Thai and Italian cuisine, LaLuna is 5-minutes’ drive away from the neighbourhood. Al Moohit Restaurant is located at 20-minutes away. The place is known for serving fresh and flavorful seafood.
The Village English Pub is a place you are looking for to enjoy drinking and dancing with friends. Located at a short drive of 11 minutes, the pub offers Bourbon Whiskey, Vodka and wide range of white wine and cocktails along with appetizers and main course. Other nightlife enjoyment spots include White Bar, can be accessed in 12 minutes and Pebbles Sports Bar is accessible in 13 minutes if you are driving via Sheikh Muhammad Bin Salem Road E11.
BEACHES NEAR FLAMINGO VILLAS
Residents of the neighbourhood can easily access beaches as there are many designated beaches near Flamingo Villas. Located at a short drive of 13-minutes, Hilton Al Hamra Beach and Resort offers a wide range of activities to the visitors. It is one of the popular hotels in RAK for staycations and weekend gateways. The spas, golf course club and unlimited dining options are a few of the services Hilton Resort provides you with. Al Jazeera Beach is 10 minutes’ drive away while RAK Public Beach can be accessed in 13 minutes’ drive.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The famous landmarks near Flamingo Villas are:
- National Museum RAK
- Khatt Springs
- Al Hamra Marina and Yacht Club
The National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah provides an interesting insight into the traditions and history of this area. A collection of archaeological, ethnological and ethnographic objects at National Museum exhibits feature discoveries of the late Islamic period. The landmark can be accessed in the 19-minute drive via Khuzam Road and Shaikh Muhammad Bin Salem Road E11.
Three hot springs which produce natural sulphur water at Khatt Springs is another landmark and tourist attraction near the community. There are numerous wellness centres and resorts have been built near the springs to accommodate the visitors. Located at a drive of 30 minutes from the neighbourhood, the pools can reach a temperature of 40-degree centigrade and well known for health benefits.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Fitness facilities in the locality include:
- Community Park
- Swimming pool
- Multipurpose sports court
One can find a handful of gyms near the community as well. With a complete range of Technogym equipment, Gold’s Gym Mina Al Arab is the first priority of residents. Located 8 minutes away, Gold’s Gym offers more than 40 fitness programs for those who have a membership. Other gyms near the locality are HIIT HUB, 6 minutes away while Al Rashaka Gym can be accessed in 17 minutes via Sheikh Muhammad Bin Salem Rd E11.
Salons and spas nearby include:
- Ayana Beauty and Spa
- Senses Organic Beauty Lounge
- Dolce Beauty Centre
- The Lounge Spa
Located at a short distance of 5-minutes’ drive away, Ayana Beauty and Spa offer the best steam, massage and Jacuzzi rooms with the exotic fragrances of the Levant. Senses Organic Beauty Lounge is a 7-minute drive while The Lounge Spa is accessible in 10 minutes if you are driving through the car.
Al Sawan Camel Race Track offers residents of Flamingo Villas to see one of the traditional and ancient activities of camel racing. Robotic jockeys are used to control the camels during the race which are being held early Friday mornings from October through the winter season.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents can join the Facebook group named ‘Flamingo Villas’ to stay updated about the happenings in the community.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The coastal residential community is an ideal place for families and couples. For those planning to buy or rent property in Flamingo Villas should keep in mind that transportation in this area is almost non-existent with only one bus station nearby.
To access the major spots of the locality, one should have a reliable vehicle as without having a car, it’ll be difficult for one to get around Mina Al Arab and greater emirate Ras Al Khaimah in general.
- 24 minutes to RAK International Airport
- Sheikh Muhammad Bin Salem Road is 6 minutes away
- RAK National Museum can be accessed in 21 minutes via Khuzam Road
- 20 minutes drive to Cove Rotana Resort