ABOUT LIWA VILLAGE
Liwa Village is a sub-community of Al Ghadeer, a residential community on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi. Al Ghadeer is located right on the Border of Abu Dhabi and Dubai and is relatively closer to central areas of Dubai as compared to central Abu Dhabi. Al Ghadeer is developed by Aldar Properties.
Residents of Liwa Village have easy access to amenities like educational institutions, restaurants, shopping centres, hospitals, supermarkets and leisure spots. The area is ideal for people who work in Dubai or visit the emirate regularly. The properties in the area have relatively lower prices than the central areas, yet the residents enjoy all the amenities and facilities that are needed for a comfortable lifestyle.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Sub-community of Al Ghadeer
- A project of Aldar Properties
- Located close to Abu Dhabi – Dubai Border
- Offers a good set of facilities
- Convenient routes for commuting to central Abu Dhabi and Dubai
- Reasonably priced properties
- Peaceful and secure gated community
The community has a quiet and serene environment, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Major advantages of living in Liwa Village include:
- The City of Dubai is easily reachable
- All the amenities of life within easy reach
- Pet-friendly area
The parent community of Al Ghadeer has landscaped walkways, parks for children and families and a community centre. Proximity to Dubai also offers several advantages to the residents of Liwa Village. They can easily travel to Dubai’s best leisure destinations, malls, resorts and beaches.
PROPERTIES IN LIWA VILLAGE
Liwa village has some well-equipped apartment complexes. Properties in Liwa Village include apartments with two bedrooms. Pricing details of apartments are given below:
- Rental prices for 2-bedroom apartments start at AED 60k.
- Sales prices for 2-bedroom apartments start at AED 1M.
The facilities for residents include gyms, swimming pools, kids playing areas and central air conditioning systems. Broadband internet and satellite/cable tv are also available in the area.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN LIWA VILLAGE
There are plenty of parking spaces in Liwa Village. All apartment complexes have covered parking spaces for residents.
The community is located right beside the Al Faya – Seeh Shuaib E75 road. It is also quite near Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Road, which is just 3 minutes away and connects the area to rest of the Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Public transportation in Liwa Village is all about taxis that are present outside the community gates. To travel to Dubai, people can utilise the bus stations in Dubai Industrial City. The nearest bus stop is the Dubai Industrial City Entrance A1 bus station, about 6 minutes away from Liwa Village.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR LIWA VILLAGE
There are enough supermarkets near Liwa Village to cater to the daily shopping needs of residents. Wheatfields Gourmet Grocer & Café is located within Al Ghadeer. Other supermarkets nearby include ADNOC Oasis in Abu Dhabi and JMA Supermarket in Dubai.
MOSQUES NEAR LIWA VILLAGE
There are a few mosques near Liwa Village within easy access of the residents. Al Ghadeer Masjid is located within the community and can be reached in about 2 to 3 minutes. ADNOC Mosque is about 9 minutes away. It can be accessed via Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Road.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR LIWA VILLAGE
Residents belonging to Christian Faith have to travel to Jebel Ali in Dubai, which has about 10 churches. Churches near Liwa Village include The Metropolitan Mark Chords, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Covenant Hope Church and International Nepalese Community Church. Reaching these Churches in Jebel Ali require a drive of about 25 to 28 minutes.
As for the Hindu temple near Liwa Village, there will soon be one. BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Mureikha, Abu Dhabi is presently under construction. It is about 29 minutes away from Liwa Village. Gurunanak Darbar in Jebel Ali is the nearest Sikh Gurudwara. It is about 27 minutes away from the neighbourhood.
SCHOOLS NEAR LIWA VILLAGE
There are plenty of nurseries and schools near Liwa Village. Parents living in the area can provide good education to their children without sending them too far away from their homes. Popular nurseries near Liwa Village include:
- British Oak Montessori Nursery
- Little Woods Nursery
- Chubby Cheeks Nursery
British Oak Montessori Nursery is the most convenient option as it is located within Al Ghadeer and can be reached in a few minutes. The nursery provides learning in six different areas of sensorial, practical life, mathematics, language and literature, creativity and physical activities.
Little Woods Nursery and Chubby Cheeks Nursery are located in Dubai. One needs to drive for about 20 minutes to reach them.
Schools near Liwa Village include:
- Dovecote Green Primary
- Al Falahiya Primary and Secondary School
- Alsamha School
Dovecote Green Primary is the nearest option of schooling near Liwa Village. It is located in Jebel Ali, at a distance of about 25 minutes from the community. It follows the British Curriculum and employs UK-trained instructors.
Al Ghadeer International School will be inaugurated in 2020. Once it is opened, the residents will have a good option of education within the community. The schools will provide education from pre-primary to year 12.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR LIWA VILLAGE
Clinics and hospitals near Liwa Village include:
- NMC Royal Hospital, DIP
- Dulsco Medical Clinic
- Max Medical Clinic
All these medical facilities are known for providing good services to their patients. NMC Royal Hospital in Dubai Investments Park is a reputed medical institution and possesses modern equipment along with the highly professional medical staff. It is about 23 minutes away from Liwa Village.
Being a part of Al Ghadeer, the following are the areas close to Liwa Village:
- Downtown Jebel Ali
Kizad or the Khalifa Industrial Zone officially opened in September 2012. It was Abu Dhabi’s first industrial free zone. The buzzing trade and logistics hub is strategically located between Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR LIWA VILLAGE
Malls near Liwa Village include:
- Sapphire Mall
- The Outlet Village by Meraas
- Dubai Marina Mall
Dubai Marina Mall has around 140 outlets, a cinema and a supermarket. The visitors can shop at some of the top brand stores like ALDO, Adidas, Bebe, Guess, MAC and Lego along with many others. Service outlets in Dubai Marina Mall include banking services, self-care, money-exchange and pharmacies.
The mall also houses plenty of food outlets. Dubai Marina Mall is about 29 minutes away.
RESTAURANTS NEAR LIWA VILLAGE
There are plenty of dining options for people living in the area. Popular restaurants near Liwa Village include:
- P.F. Chang’s
- Last Exit (Hardee’s, Operation Falafel, Urban Seafood and Starbucks)
- Grills & More Restaurant
Some coffee houses are also located nearby. Popular ones are Wrap That Cafe, Oasis Café Speciality Coffee 724 and II Café de Roma.
BEACHES NEAR LIWA VILLAGE
The most convenient option among beaches near Liwa Village is the Jebel Ali Beach. Also known as Banan Beach, Jebel Ali Beach is about 25 minutes away from the community. The activities at the beach include oceanfront yoga classes, barbecue parties, kite surfing and jet-skiing. The visitors are charged an entry fee at Jebel Ali Beach.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club is located about 14 minutes away from Liwa Village. Covering an area of 300 hectares, the club offers a high level of polo and equestrian facilities.
Dubai Parks and Resort is another popular destination located close to the community. It is the only royal club of the country where the public is allowed during some events. The club has a lot of entertainment attractions including MotionGate Dubai, the largest Hollywood-inspired theme park in the city. The club is owned by Meraas and is about 23 minutes away.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
The community is full of options when it comes to spending leisure time with family and children. Parks within Al Ghadeer are Cloud Park, Lake Park, Forest Park, Waterfall Park and Rainbow Park.
Fitness enthusiasts can visit DWGT Association and Vogue Fitness for their daily workout. The Breeze community pool is also present near Liwa Village.
Salons located nearby include:
- Rerotti Hair & Beauty Salon
- Al Mudharreb Gents Hairdressing
Some other self-care options are also present nearby. One can reach Ola Spa and Feet First Reflexology & Massage Centre in less than 20 minutes.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents of Liwa Village can join Facebook groups Al Ghadeer Community and Al Ghadeer Village to interact with each other and have discussions on the different aspects of the community.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The area is ideal for those who regularly travel to Dubai, as it is located near the Dubai – Abu Dhabi border. Being far from the centre of Abu Dhabi, Liwa Village has a very peaceful environment, yet the residents will find plenty of facilities and amenities nearby. The prices are comparatively lesser than central areas of the city.
- Part of Al Ghadeer, Abu Dhabi
- Near Dubai – Abu Dhabi border
- Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum is just 3 minutes away