ABOUT AL KHUZAM
Khuzam is a small, suburban area located in Ras Al Khaimah. The residential area is deep-rooted within the city, enveloped by many local facilities. Far from traffic and pollution, the properties in Khuzam enjoy the convenience of an urban lifestyle with post offices, schools and social health clubs just a short drive away.
Khuzam has large, elegant and highly maintained villas available for rent at cheaper prices compared to other areas of the city. The area is directly connected to Khuzam road, which adjoins with Muhammad Bin Salem Road that links the residents to the rest of the city.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Traditional Khaleeji style villas with affordable rents
- Located in a well-established area within RAK
- Right next to Dafan Al Khor Creek
- Near notable places of interest such as golf courses
- Located at the edge of Khuzam Road that links with Sheikh Muhammad Bin Salem Road (E11)
- Close proximity to various dining options, spas and gyms
Khuzam is a blend of large, old-style villas and other facilities, which makes it a peaceful and friendly community. Its location near the Arabian Gulf provides the area exquisite tranquillity that attracts the renters who prefer slow-paced living, far from city life.
PROPERTIES IN KHUZAM
Those who are interested in renting villas in Khuzam can choose from a number of spacious and furnished villas. Some of the villas are completely new while others display the mark of rich Arabian history. These villas are available in 3 to 5-bedroom configurations, with space ranging between 2,000 sq. ft. to 6,000 sq. ft.
The amenities and conveniences that are offered to tenants in villas include central air-conditioning, fitted, furnished kitchen and bathroom, large bedrooms, lounge, living room, maid’s area, driver’s room, guest room, separated garden and parking space. Additionally, the villas are quite close to clinics, schools, world-class beaches and resorts, golf clubs and fashion boutiques.
Rental Trends in Khuzam
Average Rental Price in AED
Average Rental Price in AED
Average Rental Price in AED
- 5 BEDS
- 9 BATHS
- 8996 SQFT
- 5 BEDS
- 5 BATHS
- 6672 SQFT
The rental trend of properties in Khuzam keeps fluctuating. For the old villas, the rents start from as low as AED 30k, however, the newly developed villas can offer rents that starting from AED 60k to and go up to AED 135k each year. These prices mostly depend on the surface area of the villas, as well as the furnishings.
As the area also caters to small families, some of the villas are separated into sections for small families to share. These may be listed as apartments for rent, covering an area of 450 sq. ft. to 700 sq. ft. The rent varies depending on sq. ft. and can cost around AED 18k to AED 25k, annually.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN KHUZAM
Parking in Khuzam is not much of a problem for the residents of Khuzam as there is plenty of garage space available inside the villas for residents and also for visitors. If perchance the space inside the villas feels crowded, visitors can park their cars outside the properties, on the street.
Public Transportation near Khuzam
Transportation in Khuzam includes bus stops that are at a 7-8 minutes driving distance. The nearest bus stop to Khuzam is RAK Bus Station and ADNOC bus station, on Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Road. There is also Ras Al Khaimah Bus Station and Al Hamra Bus, located on Sheikh Muhammad Bin Salem Road.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Khuzam is a well-established region of Ras Al Khaimah. Despite being a small area it offers many community facilities to its residents such as supermarkets, restaurants with regional specialities of different countries, mosques, hospitals, clinics, schools and nurseries.
SUPERMARKETS NEAR KHUZAM
The supermarkets located within the area are Aysha Supermarket and Zain Mart available within 5 and 7-minute of walking distance, respectively. Other supermarkets that are near Khuzam are Japanese and Korean Supermarket just 7-minute drive away from the area and the biggest supermarket, Carrefour, is just 9-minute drive from the area.
CHURCHES AND MOSQUES IN KHUZAM
Khuzam is well known for its Sheikh Saqr bin Muhammad Al Qasimi Mosque. The mosque is named after the Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi. Other mosques in Khuzam are Abdullah Ali Sharhan mosque and Masjid Aisha-ul-fazl.
There are no immediate churches in Khuzam, although in the broader community, Ras Al Khaima, located alongside E11 there is Church Nakheel, 13-minute drive away. Another popular church in RAK is Saint Anthony’s Church, located 22 minutes away from Khuzam.
SCHOOLS IN KHUZAM
Khuzam is a family-oriented area where several schools are available. For toddlers, there are five nurseries that serve the area. New Sunshine Nursery and Little Oxford Nursery are two of the top nurseries in Ras Al Khaimah, while others in the area include First Step Nursery RAK, Kinderwood Nursery and Moody’s Nursery.
As for primary and secondary education in Khuzam, there is RAK Academy that is home to four well-established campuses including Ras Al Khaimah International Primary School (IPK) and RAK International Secondary School Khuzam (ISK).
Schools near Khuzam include The WellSpring School that offers the American Curriculum from KG to Grade 12. Founded in 2015, it is a private school and one of the most popular schools in Ras Al Khaimah.
You will find the International School of Choueifat, just 6 minutes away from Khuzam. Other schools in the neighbouring areas include Ras Al Khaimah Modern Private School and Al Manar School.
Those interested in swimming lessons can head down to the Swim School located 6-minutes away from the area. RAK Rugby Training is just 5-minutes away from the area, where one can get rugby lessons.
HOSPITALS AND CLINICS NEAR KHUZAM
The people living in Khuzam don’t need to drive around the city to get medical aid in case of emergencies. The closest hospitals near Khuzam is RAK Hospital, one of the top hospitals of the emirate. Located in Al Qusaidat, 8 minutes away from Khuzam, it is a government hospital that provides all sorts of medical services.
Khuzam is also close to the best clinics in RAK, one of them is the Emirates Hospitals and Clinics, a healthcare company of experienced practitioners, located only 11 minutes away. The European Medical Centre is an excellent but cheap dental care clinic, a 9-minute drive from the area.
Khuzam is connected to RAK’s busiest road; Sheikh Muhammad bin Zayed Road and many nearby areas by the Khuzam Road. The areas that border Khuzam are Dhafan Al Khor, Al Nadiyah, Al Dhait North, Al Turfa, Al Duhaisa and Al Qurm. Other nearby areas include Yasmin Village, Al Nakheel, Al Juwais, Al Uraibi and Al Dhait South. The neighbouring city Umm al Quwain is a short drive away if you want to marvel at the spectacular beauty of the Arabian Gulf.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR KHUZAM
Khuzam is close to a bunch of malls, such as the RAK Mall. It is the biggest shopping mall and one of the top 10 shopping malls in the city. In RAK Mall you will find a large food court, kids play area and several retail stores. It is located on Khuzam Road, just 4-minute drive away for Khuzam residents.
Manar Mall is another popular mall of RAK near Khuzam. It has its own cinema, international clothing and accessory stores, Carrefour hypermart and Tridom play area.
Al Naeem City Mall is a 10-minute drive away from the area, while Souq planet and Grove Village are also popular shopping destinations near the area. There’s also a clothing store called the Vogue boutique located on the 14th street in Khuzam.
RESTAURANTS IN KHUZAM
There are a number of restaurants in Khuzam. People who like trying out culturally diverse food will love it here as the restaurants don’t just offer Middle Eastern cuisines but also the best of Asia and Italy.
Kabab Mahaley Restaurant in Al Dhait South serves a variety of Middle Eastern and Arabian dishes. India Palace in Al Qurm, is just a 4-minute drive from the area, serving a number of Asian dishes including Biryani, Spicy seafood and Mughlai meat. A Mediterranean restaurant that is considered as one of the best restaurants in RAK, Basilico, is a fine-dining option, located just 16 minutes away from Khuzam.
BEACHES NEAR KHUZAM
Flamingo Beach Resort lies close to the beaches of Arabian Gulf and is hardly 8 minutes away from Khuzam. It is an ideal location to have fun and enjoy beachside activities that include snorkelling and fishing.
Alternatively, Al Cove Rotana Beach is just 15 minutes away from the area. It is a kid-friendly beach where families can enjoy and spend some quality time together.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Ras Al Khaimah is well-known for its rich history and culture. The Flamingo Beach Resort and Al Cove Rotana Resort are two very famous resorts in RAK that offer beachside activities, cruising and fun-filled sports that grab tourist attention.
The famous landmarks that add to the attraction include the Clock Roundabout, which marks the intersection of Khuzam Road and Sheikh Muhammad Bin Salem Road. The historical tourist attraction includes Al Qasimi Palace and Lamp Roundabout, both are historical landmarks just 6 minutes away from the area.
If you’re looking for entertainment things to do in RAK, head down to the Ras Al Khaimah Water Ski-Club for an engaging day. Here you can enjoy water-skiing in an affordable range. You can also try out the Tower Link Golf Spa on Khuzam Road, considered as a number one 18-hole golf course in the northern emirate. Jungle Bungle is a popular theme park just 10 minutes away.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
For outdoor adventure and other diverse activities, there is Adventurati Outdoor that arrange thrilling activities such as guided tours, mountain climbing, trekking and canyoning.
There is no shortage of gyms and salons in Khuzam. For maintaining a fitness regime, the gymnasiums within the vicinity include Wellness, Barrej Health club and Power Fitness Gym, all located along the Khuzam Road. There’s a separate gym for ladies only called the Style Ladies Fitness RAK located at a 3-minutes drive.
A few closet salons in the area include Sabaya Beauty Salon, Jadayal Beauty Center, Turkey Beauty and Henna Salon, The House of Beauty and Al Sabah Beauty Center.
Khuzam residents can visit nearby venues for seasonal events. Children who are enrolled in the NEW Sunshine Nursery can celebrate UAE National Day and Sports Day hosted by the school. Adults can attend community events and workshops held in the broader RAK community, while several festive events are also held at the RAK Mall.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Khuzam is located near the gulf which makes it an ideal place for people who enjoy beaches. People living in this area can enjoy the best weather during the months of November to March. However, the only problem people may face is living here during the summers. The weather during the months of June to September can be extremely humid and hot with temperatures shooting up to 50°C.
- Adjacent to Khuzam Road that joins with Sheikh Muhammad Bin Suleman Road
- Ras Al Khaimah International Airport is at a 22-minute drive
- Flamingo Beach Resort is at an 8-minute drive